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Guest, Revel

Overview
Works: 127 works in 250 publications in 2 languages and 4,924 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Interviews  Biography  Miscellanea  Film adaptations  Environmental television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Animal films 
Roles: Author, Producer, 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 2,255 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
Greek fire( Visual )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 263 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
History's turning points by Revel Guest( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 261 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 245 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 )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen 1/2 hour segments relating the decisive events which affected world history. Includes dramatized reconstructions and photographs
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Monk by Meredith Monk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporates performance and conversations with composer singer, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, performance artist Meredith Monk
History's turning points II( Visual )

2 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
4 American composers by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 109 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
Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 108 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
The Sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
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 95 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 Hoffmann, Otello, Carmen, and Ernani
Philip Glass by Philip Glass( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 84 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
John Cage a music circus( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 82 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
Politics and sex( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 48 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 42 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
Salome opera in one act by Richard Strauss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biblical story of Salome and the fate of John the Baptist
Source & myth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how an interpretation of Greece has formed our century's understanding of itself. Describes how the myth of Oedipus, through Sigmund Freud, has more effect on us than it ever had on the Greeks
Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life by Revel Guest( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas shadows in the cave( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Plato and his philosophy on what is real and how ideas have the power to transform the world through rhetoric. Also discusses if man in the nuclear age can live without war, and how Homer's great war epic, the Iliad, glorifies war which, even with today's powerful weapons still enthralls man
 
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Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life
Alternative Names
Revel Guest Journalist and Filmmaker

Languages
English (106)

Dutch (1)

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