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Leach, Wilford 1929-1988

Overview
Works: 98 works in 211 publications in 2 languages and 1,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musicals  Television adaptations  Television plays  Musical films  Swashbuckler films  Film adaptations  Operas 
Roles: Director, Librettist, Author, Interviewee, Performer, Recipient, Adapter, Designer, Honoree, Scenarist
Classifications: PR2812, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Wilford Leach
 
Most widely held works by Wilford Leach
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

42 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs, and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles
The wedding party by Brian De Palma( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie anticipates a happy new life with Josephine, but soon realizes that marriage won't be quite what he had in mind. After being confronted with countless responsibilities, restrictions, and a bride that is mapping out the rest of his life, Charlie develops an extreme case of wedding day jitters
MaMa's pushcart : Ellen Stewart and 25 years of La MaMa E.T.C.( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With virtually no financial resources, Ellen Stewart created the La Mama theater in New York in 1961, where writers and actors such as Sam Shepard, Elizabeth Swados, and Harvey Fierstein found both encouragement and a home for their work. Includes footage from the early days, interviews and brief excerpts from some of the theater works. Stewart also talks about her experiences as a "colored" working at Saks Fifth Avenue between 1950 and 1957
Carmilla : a vampire tale by Ben Johnston( Recording )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmilla : a vampire tale : 1970 by Ben Johnston( )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gertrude Stein and the modern theatre by Wilford Leach( )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert & Sullivan's The pirates of Penzance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederic has been apprenticed to a pirate crew by mistake and when his term finishes he attempts to bring them to justice
The mystery of Edwin Drood by Charles Dickens( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassettes contain full performance of the Broadway production of The mystery of Edwin Drood. This recording was used as a rehearsal tape for the U.S. tour
Kiss me, Petruchio( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park is the setting for a spirited performance of Shakespeare's Taming of the shrew. The film intercuts filmed segments of the play with backstage interviews and audience reactions. Raul Julia and Meryl Streep who play Petruchio and Katherine discuss the relevance of this 400-year-old play to today's audience
The pirates of Penzance by Arthur Sullivan( Recording )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Arthur Sullivan. Lyrics by W.S. Gilbert. Pro Arte Orchestra; Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
The human comedy by William Saroyan( Recording )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of The Human Comedy, poignant and richly autobiographical, is based both on author Saroyan's fatherless life and the Greek classic Homer's Odyssey. Beloved actress Meg Ryan shows us the boy becoming the man in a world that, even in the midst of war, appears sweeter, safer, and more livable than our own. In World War II-era California, Homer Macauley and his mother, sister, and three brother live out struggles and dreams that reflect those of America's second-generation immigrants. Homer, determined to become one of the fastest telegraph messengers in the West, finds himself caught between reality and illusion as delivering his messages of wartime brings him face-to-face with human emotion at its most naked and raw. The Human Comedy is part of Audible's A-List Collection, featuring the world's most celebrated actos narrating distinguished works of literature that each star had a hand in selecting,"--back cover
The Angela Lansbury collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance : Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs, and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash. This spectacular production adds some contemporary flash to the classic farce which follows the adventures of a roguish pirate leader and his young charge through numerous love affairs and sword battles
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Prince Hal' has ascended to the throne of England. After a land dispute, Henry decides to invade France, leading inevitably to the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and providing a stage for Shakespeare to comment on the human condition"--Web page image
All's well [that ends well] : [Deck 1 music cues] by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert de Niro Jill Clayburgh Jennifer Salt in Brian de Palma's The wedding party( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy of an apprehensive bridegroom
Working in the theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panelists discuss the importance between the playwright and the director in the theater. Panelists include Arvin Brown, Howard Fast, Susan Gregg, Israel Horovitz, Wilford Leach, Leslie Lee, John Pielmeier, and Jim Simpson
The mystery of Edwin Drood : reading by Rupert Holmes( Recording )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassette contains a reading rehearsal of NYSF production of The mystery of Edwin Drood
The mystery of Edwin Drood( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human comedy : preshow tape by Galt MacDermot( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pirates of Penzance by Jean F Blashfield( )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Pirates of Penzance; or, The Slave of Duty is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. - Wikipedia
 
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Alternative Names
Leach, Carson Wilford 1929-1988

Wilford Leach Amerikaans filmregisseur (1929-1988)

Wilford Leach regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Вилфорд Лич

Languages
English (121)

French (1)