WorldCat Identities

Richardson, Tony 1928-1991

Works: 149 works in 1,021 publications in 11 languages and 10,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Historical films  Picaresque films  War films  Made-for-TV movies  Sports films  Juvenile delinquency films  Melodrama 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Editor, Film editor, fmd, Scenarist, Restager , Other, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tony Richardson
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

102 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Birthed by a local woman but raised by the village squire, Tom Jones grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( Visual )

97 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment. Another sad example of English class conflict
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Blue sky by Tony Richardson( Visual )

41 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Army major assigned to monitor a top-secret nuclear test is thrust into the center of a high-level military conspiracy. The only person who has a chance to save him from the nightmare cover-up is his wife--the wife who has nearly ruined his career with her scandalous behavior
Shakespeare's Hamlet by Tony Richardson( Visual )

65 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet is the young prince of Denmark whose father is murdered by his uncle Claudius in order to gain the throne. When the ghost of the old king tells Hamlet to kill Claudius, Hamlet is torn between the desire to avenge his father's death and his reluctance to shed blood. In the end tragedy destroys them all--including the lovely Ophelia, with whom Hamlet had once been romantically involved
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( Visual )

56 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of seedy music hall life. Archie Rice, a third rate vaudevillian whose song and dance routines are unappealing and boring, is nagged by his shrewish alcoholic wife about his failures. His world comes tumbling down onto the garbage heap he has built up through a life of self-deception, sneaky schemes, and ruthless unconcern for those who love him
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( Visual )

36 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s post-war England, the working classes faced an unappetizing choice between drudgery, degradation, and despair or the materialist blandishments of deadening suburban affluence. Arthur is the prototypical 'angry young man'--outspoken, dissatisfied with the status quo, rebelling against stifling class distinctions--insolent and self-confident, his high wages enable his disdain for following orders and his hard drinking, red-blooded weekends. He is determined to enjoy his freedom as long as he can get away with it, before being trapped by marriage into conformity, surrounded by nappies and rent books in a new housing estate
The charge of the light brigade by Tony Richardson( Visual )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical re-telling of tragic events during the Crimean War. "British Captain Nolan is a devoted officer disgusted with his commander, Lord Cardigan. Lord Raglan is a foolish officer with misguided war strategies and a fading memory. Together, they are sent to Turkey in response to a Russian invasion. Driven by arrogance and ineptitude, they send hundreds of cavalry to certain death ..."--Container
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Porter is a university graduate who rejects middle class dreams and operates a candy stall in a local flea market. His wife, Allison, endures his anger and frustration because of his intense love. But when an actress friend of Allison's temporarily moves in with them, Jimmy becomes a twisted figure of bitterness and pain as disillusionment and anger overtake him
A taste of honey by Tony Richardson( Visual )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An awkward young girl, on her own when her mother finds a new husband, has a brief affair with a black sailor, becomes pregnant, and finds a friend in her gay male roommate
The Hotel New Hampshire by John Irving( Visual )

65 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De wonderlijke familie Berry beheert achtereenvolgens een hotel in Amerika en in het na-oorlogse Wenen, steeds omringd door kleurrijke personages
The loved one by Tony Richardson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bemused would-be poet gets entangled with an unctuous cemetery entrepreneur, a mom-obsessed mortician and other bizarre characters
The border by Tony Richardson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A border guard faces corruption in his department when the infant of a poor Mexican girl is kidnapped
Ned Kelly by Tony Richardson( Visual )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film about Australia's most notorious outlaw of the 19th century
Joseph Andrews by Tony Richardson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor but virtuous 18th century English country lad struggles to remain faithful to his true love, an innocent servant girl, amid the comically scandalous and debauched behaviour of all around him
Mademoiselle by Tony Richardson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sleepy farm village in the south of France is the unlikely setting for this study of perversion and evil. A malicious, frustrated schoolteacher's suppressed sexual desire leads her to commit devilish acts of destruction. The earthy, virile woodcutter awakens her illicit passions
Dead cert by Steve Lawson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Davidson's horse 'Admiral' behaves weirdly, and falls hard after an obstacle. Bill dies from the injuries. His friend suspects the horse was doped by unscrupulous bookies and begins to investigate
Free cinema by British Film Institute( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
The Phantom of the opera( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale of a hideously disfigured man who haunts Paris's subterranean labyrinths while harboring an all-consuming passion for the beautiful opera singer
Shadow on the sun by Tony Richardson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A true saga of the adventures and loves of Beryl Markham ... aviator, author, woman extraordinaire
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The entertainer
Alternative Names
Richardson, Cecil Antonio.

Richardson Cecil Antonio 1928-1991

Richardson, Tony 1928-1991

Tony Richardson angol színházi és filmrendező, producer

Tony Richardson Brits filmregisseur

Tony Richardson Brittisk filmregissör

Tony Richardson director de cine inglés

Tony Richardson englischer Regisseur

Tony Richardson producteur, réalisateur et scénariste britannique

Tony Richardson regista britannico

Tony Richardson reżyser brytyjski

Тони Ричардсон

Тони Ричардсон британский кинорежиссёр

Тоні Річардсон

טוני ריצ'רדסון

توني ريتشاردسون

تونی ریچاردسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

리처드슨, 토니 1928-1991

토니 리처드슨


リチャードソン, トニー


Blue skyThe entertainerThe borderMademoiselleDead certTony Richardson : a bio-bibliography