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Roberts, Rachel 1927-1980

Overview
Works: 82 works in 462 publications in 5 languages and 7,153 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Sports films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rachel Roberts
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

81 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver
Foul play( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy San Francsico librarian and a clumsy detective fall in love as they attempt to solve a crime that involves drawfs, albinos and the church
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

26 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( Visual )

48 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragedy about a proud and stubborn king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters, mistakenly disinheriting his loyal but reticent third daughter
O lucky man! by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Shakespeare Society production. The complete play in five acts
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( Visual )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a story by John Cheever, this dramatization centers on an eight-year-old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' suburban lives. Although sometimes comic, her struggle ends in despair
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Reisender des auf freier Strecke im Schnee steckengebliebenen Orientexpresses wird durch zwölf Dolchstiche ermordet aufgefunden. Der mitreisende belgische Privatdetektiv Hercule Poirot klärt die Zusammenhänge. Optisch brillante, ironisch getönte Verfilmung eines Romans von Agatha Christie. Eine heiter-parodistische Unterhaltung mit Hollywood-Touch und internationaler Star-Besetzung. [film-dienst]
When a stranger calls( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrified babysitter, a ringing phone, and whispered threats set the stage for one of the most suspenseful chillers ever filmed
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, follows the aftermath of the disappearance of three students and a young teacher from an all-girls school while on a school picnic
Charlie Chan and the curse of the Dragon Queen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Charlie Chan, with his bumbling grandson, comes out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterous series of murders. The prime suspect seems to be his old nemesis the Dragon Queen
Ready for IELTS coursebook by Sam McCarter( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready for IELTS is a comprehensive course which offers thorough preparation for the IELTS Academic exam. All four parts of the exam are systematically developed and practised in each unit, while in-depth exam training is given in the form of regular help boxes. This step-by-step approach ensures that students will be fully prepared and confident when taking the IELTS Academic exam. CD-ROM contains two practice tests
The wall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which only a handful of Jews survived"--IMDb.com description
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Undetermined and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party of girls from a young ladies' school in Victoria go on a days excursion to Hanging Rock. It is a beautiful St. Valentine's Day and some of the girls decide to explore the Rock more closely. They mysteriously disappear, a hunt ensues involving the town and all Australians
Picknick am Valentinstag( Visual )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Am Valentinstag des Jahres 1900 unternimmt eine Mädchenklasse und ihre Lehrerinnen einen Ausflug zum Naturdenkmal Hanging Rock. Als am Abend vier Mädchen und eine Lehrerin fehlen beginnt eine erfolglose Suchaktion
Baffled( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2017 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ESP expert helps a race car driver cope with visions foretelling the deaths of others
Ready for IELTS coursebook by Sam McCarter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new IELTS preparation course builds on the successful elements of the Ready for Series to ensure students aiming for IELTS bands 5 - 6.5 are ready for success! All four key skills are systematically developed and practised in each unit, while in-depth exam training is presented
 
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Much ado about nothingKing LearWhen a stranger callsReady for IELTS coursebookPicknick am ValentinstagReady for IELTS coursebook
Alternative Names
Rachel Roberts acteur uit Wales (1927-1980)

Rachel Roberts actrice britannique

Rachel Roberts actrice uit Wales (1927-1980)

Rachel Roberts actriță britanică

Rachel Roberts actriu britànica

Rachel Roberts actriz británica

Rachel Roberts attrice gallese

Rachel Roberts britische Schauspielerin

Rachel Roberts British actress

Rachel Roberts brittisk skådespelare

Rachel Roberts herečka

Rachel Roberts pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Rachel Roberts skuespiller

Робертс, Рейчел

Рэйчэл Робертс

רייצ'ל רוברטס

רייצ'ל רוברטס שחקנית בריטית

راشيل روبرتس ممثلة بريطانية

ریچل رابرتس

রেচেল রবার্টস ব্রিটিশ অভিনেত্রী

레이철 로버츠

レイチェル・ロバーツ

瑞切爾·羅伯茲

蕾切爾·羅伯茨 (女演員)

Languages
English (329)

German (12)

Italian (9)

Spanish (3)

French (1)