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Guest, Revel

Overview
Works: 145 works in 260 publications in 3 languages and 5,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Animal films  War films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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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 2,310 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 )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Dutch and held by 247 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 )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 209 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 in 2002 in English and held by 202 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 )

16 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today."
Lady Charlotte : a biography of the nineteenth century by Revel Guest( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayerling by Franz Liszt( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 151 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 )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 143 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 )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and German and held by 132 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 129 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 )

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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 95 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 82 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
Philip Glass by Philip Glass( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in English and held by 74 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
John Cage : a music circus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 74 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Greek philosophy of democracy. Also discusses Greek myths and ancient attitudes involving the power and mystery of women
Greek fire( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 41 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 40 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
Lady Charlotte Guest : an extraordinary life by Revel Guest( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Source & myth by L Minkus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 35 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
 
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Alternative Names
Revel Guest Journalist and Filmmaker

Languages
English (97)

Dutch (1)

German (1)

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