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Clement, Dick

Works: 240 works in 500 publications in 7 languages and 9,547 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Comedy films  Crime films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Director, Conceptor, Librettist, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dick Clement
Across the universe by Julie Taymor( Visual )

34 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude is a young dockworker from Liverpool who travels to find his estranged father in America. He is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Lucy is a rich and sheltered American girl who Jude falls in love with. Lucy joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad
Flushed away by David Bowers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy is a decidedly upper-crust "society mouse" who lives the life of a pampered pet in a posh Kensington flat. When a sewer rat named Sid comes out of the sink, he desides he had hit the jackpot. Roddy schemes to rid himself of Sid by luring him into the "whirlpool." Sid may be an ignorant slob, but he's no fool, but it is Roddy who winds up being flushed away into the bustling sewer world of Ratropolis. There Roddy meets Rita, an enterprising scavenger who works the sewers in the Jammy Dodger, her faithful boat. Roddy immediately wants out, or rather, up. Trouble comes in the form of the villainous Toad - who royally despises all rodents. The Toad dispatches his two hapless hench-rats, Spike and Whitey, to get the job done. When they fail, the Toad has no choice but to send to France for his cousin, Le Frog, the dreaded mercenary
The bank job( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small-time crook takes on a bank heist when an old friend offers him an inside track to the vault. Along with his hastily assembled team of low-rung criminals, Terry finds himself deep. Quiet suddenly the group become the target of ruthless mobsters, the police, government officials at the highest level, and even the royal family. Based on the true story of a British princess and a sex scandal
The Commitments by Roddy Doyle( Visual )

51 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a young rebel soul band from the Dublin ghetto, and their struggle to make it in the music business
Goal! the dream begins( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and German and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago Munez, an immigrant from Los Angeles, is given the chance to go to England to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. This underdog must prove he has the talent, passion, and determination to triumph against all odds
Spies of Warsaw( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland, Paris and Berlin in the years leading up to the Second World War. At the French embassy in Warsaw, Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of the city. At the same time, he is involved in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage. Risking his life, Mercier works in the shadows amid a remarkable cast of characters, some known to him as spies, some never to be revealed
Archangel by Daniel Craig( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British historian, finished with a conference in Moscow on the newly opened Soviet archives, is preparing to leave Russia for good, but a surprise visit from a former Soviet officer suddenly changes his mind. The officer reveals a deadly secret, one which promises to uncover Russia's most closely guarded conspiracy
Vice versa( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the influence of an ill-gotten magical artifact, the minds of a workaholic father and his 11-year-old son switch bodies. Now a preteen boy is up against backstabbing co-workers and a blossoming love affair while a grown man is forced to contend with grade school bullies and homework
Still crazy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about five middle-aged losers who re-assemble their rock band that broke up in the 70s
Excess baggage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crash course in kidnappings, car thefts and other rituals of dating, this offbeat adventure is about a poor little rich girl and the car thief who steals her heart. Desperate for attention, Emily Hope stages her own kidnapping. But before Emily can enjoy a happy reunion with her father, her car gets stolen -- with Emily still inside
Water( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baxter Thwaites is the Governor of the sleepy British island colony of Cascara. But when American oil drillers accidentally strike a gusher of ultra-delicious mineral water, the forgotten colony becomes global hotbed of political and economic chaos
Porridge : the inside story by Rich Webber( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore were a major part of the comedy era of the '60s and '70s. Half of the charm of the show is the pair's ad-libs and the laughter they tried to hold back. Six episodes have been compiled from what remains in the BBC Archive
Porridge : the scripts by Dick Clement( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thick as thieves( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George retuns home after a three-year jail sentence to find his wife, Annie, in bed with Stanley, his old partner in crime. Annie is happy to see George, but not eager to kick Stan out. The three live warily together, while the men continue their inept criminal capers, all the while trying to vie for the affection of the woman who obviously loves them both
Whatever happened to the likely lads? by Richard Webber( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porridge( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British comedy series about a stockbroker who was caught stealing and was put in jail
Television comedy scripts : five television plays( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further stir of porridge by Paul Victor( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giù per il tubo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roddy St. James, un raffinato topo aristocratico che abita a Kensington con due maggiordomi criceti, si vede arrivare un brutto giorno dal tubo del lavandino un topaccio di fogna di nome Sid che prima gli invade la vita con l'intenzione di restare, poi lo espelle dallo scarico catapultandolo nello sconosciuto mondo sotterraneo di Ratropolis, dove imparerà molto sulla vita e soprattutto conoscerà la smaliziata e intraprendente Rita. (Morandini)
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Clement, Richard.

Clement, Richard 1937-

Flushed awayGoal! the dream beginsExcess baggagePorridge : the inside storyThe best of Peter Cook and Dudley MoorePorridge : the scripts