WorldCat Identities

Barrett, Ray 1927-2009

Overview
Works: 121 works in 266 publications in 3 languages and 3,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Documentary films  Science fiction television programs  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Author, Other, Narrator, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ray Barrett
Australia by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Australia at the beginning of World War II, an English aristocrat inherits a cattle station the size of Maryland. When English cattle barons plot to take her land, she reluctantly joins forces with a rough-hewn stock-man to drive 2,000 head of cattle across hundreds of miles of the country's most unforgiving land, only to still face the bombing of Darwin, Australia, by the Japanese forces that had attacked Pearl Harbor only months earlier
Wo die grünen Ameisen traümen by Werner Herzog( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As long as the holy site known as 'where the green ants dream' is safe, the aboriginal natives believe that their culture, and Earth itself, will be safe. When a major corporation plans to mine the site, it sparks a revolt
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally( Visual )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed
Don's party by David Williamson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Don along with his wife Kath, invite their friends to watch the televised returns of Australia's general election. Anticipating an upset victory for the underdog Labour party, the guests embark on an early celebration. The drinks start flowing and fumbling conversations, flirting, and marital squabbles ensue in this drunken soul searching session"--Container. DVD
Thunderbirds are go by Gerry Anderson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zero-X, a manned exploration mission crashes during lift-off on its maiden flight. Two years later an investigative committee finally concludes sabotage, and decides to call on the services of International Rescue to oversee security at the impending second launch. The second Zero-X successfully reaches its destination, but encounters unexpected hazards, ultimately leading to another call for assistance on its return to Earth. International Rescue respond, and once again Thunderbirds are GO!"--IMDb
Visitors by Bayside Pictures Productions Australian Film Finance Corporation( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After six months at sea on a solo trip around the world, Georgia Perry's 44-foot sail boat sits idle with no wind in her sails for several days. Cabin fever sets in and the border between fact and fantasy begins to trickle away. Are uninvited visitors boarding the vessel, or is her mind deceiving her? But if these are just tricks in her imagination, how do these ghostly encounters leave Georgia with bruises? If the visitors are real, is there a bigger danger?
Prisoners of the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of World War II, a mass grave of brutally executed Australian POWs is discovered. A tough military lawyer and his team are dispatched to prosecute the Japanese guards. To win his fight for justice, the lawyer must deal with an American officer protecting his national interests and a Japanese commander who has sworn his troops to a blood oath of silence
Heaven's burning( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a botched bank job, a gang takes hostage a Japanese girl on the run from an arranged marriage, and escapes. Their wheel man saves the girl from them and the two go on the run with cops, the gang and her psycho husband on their tail
Herzog : the collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woyzeck: A soldier is driven into madness by his superiors, his wife and his doctors
Where the green ants dream by Werner Herzog( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Australian Aborigine tribes, the Wororas and the Riratjingus, protect one of their holy places against desecration by an uranium mining company
Hotel Sorrento( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Hannie Rayson's award-winning play, Hotel Sorrento explores the delicate undercurrent of memories and secrets during a long-overdue family reunion in the sleepy Australian seaside town of Sorrento, where shadows of the past catch up with three decidedly different sisters
The Earthling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patrick Foley (Academy Award® winner William Holden, Stalag 17) is a complex man with much on his mind. Diagnosed with terminal cancer, he has returned to his native Australia in order to live out his final days in the peace and quiet of the wilderness. But a chance encounter with Shawn Daley (Golden Globe winner Ricky Schroder, The Champ), a young boy who has just lost his parents in an accident, turns Patrick's whole world upside down. The two lost souls find they have much in common and Patrick decides to mentor the boy in wilderness survival, providing him with life skills that will hold him in good stead. Also featuring Jack Thompson ('Breaker' Morant), Ray Barrett (Don's Party), Pat Evison (Tim), photographed by Don McAlpine (The Dressmaker) and directed by Peter Collinson (The Italian Job), The Earthling is a deeply touching tale of human frailty set against the spectacular Australian outback."--Jbhifi.com.au
After the deluge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff's Alzheimer's pulls a very dysfunctional family closer together, in an awkward and very unresolved way. The story focusses on each son and explains how the distant relationship with their father has shaped not only the men they became, but also their relationships with each other and with women
Brilliant Lies by David Williamson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susie Connor says that from the moment she started working for him, her boss sexually harassed her. When she didn't submit to his advances, she was sacked. Now Susie wants 40,000 dollars in compensation and she is not going to back down
The David Williamson collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling north: A crotchety old man and his much younger companion travel to Queensland to enjoy retirement but paradise fails to hide some dark secrets
In the winter dark( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark psychological thriller set in an isolated valley in which four neighbors fear the existence of a dark creature lurking in the eerie shadows of the farmland."--Container
The timeless land : the early days of British settlement in Australia by Eleanor Dark( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This classic saga spans the early days of British settlement in Australia from 1788-1811, depicting the lives of a group of people, convicts and settlers, against the background of the events of the period - Governor Phillip's attempts to understand the Aborigines and his conflicts with the military, the tragic story of Bennelong, Governors King and Bligh, the Rum Rebellion, Macquarie and the crossing of the Blue Mountains."
Dad and Dave : on our selection by Steele Rudd( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... When Dad Rudd (Leo McKern) moves his family out into the scrub to 'select' 150 acres of fly-blown land, he discovers he's surrounded by all sorts of vermin - reptiles, insects, and Riley (Barry Otto), his miserable politician neighbour. Dad decides to beat Riley at his own game and stand for parliament. Dad Rudd M.P. The Farmers Friend! Dad & Dave - on our selection is a pioneering comedy based on the larrikin yarns of Steel Rudd. Full of bush brawls, harvest dances, outback wedding celebrations and bloody good laughs, it's about a family who didn't give a damn about the authorities of the harsh conditions - and made this country what it is today. Too right!"--Umbrella Web site
Thunderbirds( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine James Bond and Mission Impossible performed by marionettes. Throw in some eye opening and lavish (miniature 1/3 scale puppets) sets, special effects, and a "gee whiz!" attention to detail, and you begin to get an idea of why "Thunderbirds" has such a cult following.--Amazon review
Thunderbirds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The imposters: Two crooks have posed as International Rescue operatives to steal top-secret missile plans, and now IR is the subject of an international manhunt. The man from M.I.5: Lady Penelope has been kidnapped after joining an M.I.5 agent in an effort to recover stolen nuclear plans. Cry wolf: Two boys have unwittingly called out International Rescue while playing, and the publicity that follows alerts the Hood to their father's secret government project
 
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Alternative Names
Barrett, Raymond Charles 1927-2009

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RAYMOND BARRETT

Рэй Баррет

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ری برت صداپیشه، بازیگر، و خواننده استرالیایی

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Languages
English (141)

German (5)

French (2)