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Guest, Revel

Overview
Works: 147 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 5,015 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Animal films  History  Filmed operas  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Revel Guest
War horse by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
History's turning points by Revel Guest( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash of the Titans--Absolute Power--Roman Power--Arabian Conquerors--The Black Death--The Jewel of the East--Voyage into the unknown--America's Princess--Colonial retreat--The last African kingdom--The battle of Tsushima--The Russian Revolution and The Mushroom Cloud
Three Gorges : the biggest dam in the world by Jodie Foster( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On-location filming illustrates the mammoth scale of the dam ... Computer graphics accompany discussions on the geophysical, technological, and economic issues of this, the largest construction project since the Great Wall. The dam itself, however, is only part of the story. The formidable resettlement effort underway is a culturally and emotionally costly one for those abandoning their cities, ancient villages, and farmlands in what may be the true price for China's continued modernization"--Container
History's turning points( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Greek fire( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Watson takes the role of Crown Prince Rudolf in Kenneth MacMillan's compelling ballet which lives out the final eight years of Rudolf's life with its relentless downward spiral of political intrigue, drugs and murder. It culminates with the suicide pact at the hunting lodge - known as Mayerling - between Rudolf and his 17-year-old mistress, Mary Vetsera (Mara Galeazzi)
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
History's turning points II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fly with the Wright Brothers, storm the Bastille, learn how television was created and what it meant to the war in Vietnam. All these things and more, in this series
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Monk is an artist of many media; singer, composer, choreographer, filmmaker, blending all these into a unique style and content of performance which suggests scurrying creatures in primeval landscapes
4 American composers by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of works by four modern American composers at a London festival in 1983. Interviews with the composers and performers discribe some of the motivations behide these multimedia performances
Placido : a year in the life of Placido Domingo( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conversations with Plácido Domingo about his life and art, and excerpts of his performances in: Manon Lescaut, Tosca, La Fanciulla del West, La Traviata, The Tales of Hoffman, Otello, Carmen, and Ernani
John Cage : a music circus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Peter Greenaway film that provides insights into the music and ideas of American composer John Cage, incorporating performance and conversations with and about the artist, who finds environmental sounds and noises more interesting than those produced by the world's musical cultures. Between the musical excerpts are 'Indeterminacy' stories, written and read by John Cage, spanning 1940-1979
Philip Glass by Philip Glass( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Glass's "systems music" has been described as a "high mass on Mars". It combines the Western disciplines of the classical music tradition with Eastern influences and visceral rock
Politics and sex( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Greek philosophy of democracy. Also discusses Greek myths and ancient attitudes involving the power and mystery of women
Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life by Revel Guest( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Greek fire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
Robert Ashley by Robert Ashley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Ashley has updated and transformed the face of opera. In this video he performs the first opera of its kind - Perfect Lives, a work created exclusively for television
The incredible march( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mao Tse-Tung, with China's Communist First Front Army flees the forces of his arch enemy, the Nationalist leader Chiang Kai Shek. Mao and his one hundred thousand strong peasant army battle against the Nationalist and nature itself, fleeing over 6000 miles through 12 provinces over 18 mountain ranges and across 24 rivers in an epic test of human endurance. Only six thousand men survive but Mao lives to become the undisputed father of Chinese Communism and 14 years after his epic journey becomes Chairman of the People's Republic of China
 
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Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life
Alternative Names
Revel Guest Journalist and Filmmaker

Languages
English (103)

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