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Guest, Revel

Overview
Works: 151 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 5,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  History  Filmed operas 
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 2,319 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 225 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 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using interviews and computer simulation, this video provides insight into the complex issues surrounding the Three Gorges project which will dam the Yangtse River
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 187 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
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of the tragic ballet set in 19th century Vienna about an unhappily married prince whose love affair causes a royal scandal
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Aurora is born to King Stefan & his wife. At a ceremony for her, fairies - Flora, Fauna and Merryweather - bestow gifts of magic on the child. But the evil sorceress, Maleficent, shows up and places a curse on the princess - where Aurora will die on her 16th birthday after touching a poisoned spinning wheel. Merryweather tries to undo the damage by casting a spell that will allow princess Aurora to awake from an ageless sleep with a kiss from her true love. The fairies take Aurora to their cottage and raise her as their own child. On her 16th birthday, Aurora meets Prince Phillip and the two fall in love. Maleficent kidnaps the Prince and she tricks Aurora into touching a spinning wheel. Realizing that the Prince is in trouble, the good fairies head to Maleficent's castle and spring the Prince loose. But the Prince soon finds himself up against Maleficent when she turns herself into a fire-breathing dragon. Now the Prince has to be strong enough to withstand the powers of the evil Maleficent
Salome by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporates performance and conversations with Meredith Monk, an artist of many media, who has transcended the accepted boundaries of vocal song. She is her own composer, choreographer, and filmmaker who blends all of these into a unique style and content of performance. Here she performs with her vocal group
History's turning points II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 118 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
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 )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 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 75 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 67 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. His hynotic, rhythmic sound is appreciated by rock, jazz and classical audiences alike. This video features conversations with and about Glass, as well as the Philip Glass Ensemble performing his Music in Similar Motion and passages from Einstein on the Beach and Glassworks
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
Robert Ashley by Robert Ashley( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Ashley has updated and transformed the face of opera. In this imaginative and engrossing video, he performs the first opera of its kind -- Perfect lives, a work created exclusively for television. Although it draws on inherited traditions of American music, Perfect Lives is the start of a new musical genre, a break in the musical customs of how images and sound go together in dramatic form. Its seven episodes are: The park, the supermarket, the bank, the bar, the living room, the church, and the backyard
Greek fire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 38 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
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

The incredible march( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 33 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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