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Pierce-Roberts, Tony

Overview
Works: 138 works in 321 publications in 6 languages and 9,516 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Spy television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Horror films  Fantasy films  History 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Tony Pierce-Roberts
The importance of being Earnest by Oliver Parker ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
De-Lovely by Irwin Winkler ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical portrait of American composer Cole Porter. The film imagines Porter looking back on his life as a stage show, with past memories taking shape as numbers in an elaborate and elegant musical accompanied by his songs. His personal history is illustrated by these performances, especially the complicated relationship with his wife, wealthy socialite Linda Lee Porter, who is shown as being the main inspiration for his work despite his extramarital affairs
Underworld by Len Wiseman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A war has been raging between the Vampires and the Lycans for centuries. Selene is a vampire Death Dealer who finds out that the Lycans have plans to capture Michael. As Selene begins to track Michael, she becomes more convinced that the Lycans are planning an attack against the Death Dealers. The vampire kingpin, Kraven, is certain the Lycans do not have that kind of intelligence. As Selene shadows Michael, she finds herself wanting to protect him, but when he's attacked by Lucian, the leader of the werewolf community, and the man she wants to save has now become a sworn enemy
Howards End by James Ivory ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
A room with a view by James Ivory ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Doom by Andrzej Bartkowiak ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Something has gone terribly wrong at a remote scientific research station on Mars. All research at the station has ceased and communication with Earth is failing. The messages that do get through are becoming more frantic and less than comforting. It's a level 5 quarantine and the only humans allowed in or out of the area are the Rapid Response Tactical Squad - hardened Space Marines armed to the teeth with enough firepower to destroy a legion of nightmarish creatures
White Fang by Randal Kleiser ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack London's immortal tale of courage and survival comes to glorious life amid the breathtaking beauty of the great Alaskan frontier"--Container
The trench by William Boyd ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of young British soldiers are on the eve of the Battle of the Somme, the worst defeat in British military history. At the center of the troops is 17-year-old Billy Macfarlane with his older brother Eddie who have volunteered for service. Like their fellow squad members, they are boys dressed as men. Their survival is in the hands of war-hardened Sergeant Winter and bookish Lieutenant Harte. When word comes the squad will join the first wave of attacks, they all face an equal fate
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world knew Pablo Picasso's passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Francoise Gilot
The golden bowl by James Ivory ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impoverished yet charming Italian aristocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Haunted by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Sussex in th 1920s, David Ash investigates a haunting at an isolated country manor, strange occurrences lead him to first doubt his convictions and then his sanity. As the sordid history of the estate's family is revealed, and David is attracted to the mysterious Christine, he begins to see the ghostly image of a young girl calling out to him from an unearthly terror he could never have imagined
The remains of the day Les vestiges du jour by James Ivory ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tinker tailor soldier spy by John Le Carré ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No doubt remains; a mole has infiltrated the highest level of the Circus, code name for British Secret Intelligence Service. Sidelined agent George Smiley is covertly tapped to root out the traitor, a task that requires an intensive dig through the labyrinths of Cold War espionage and his own past. Stellar ensemble casts bring John le Carre's thrilling tales of Cold War-era espionage to vivid life in a television classic
Howards end Retour à Howards end by James Ivory ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The client by John Grisham ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two lawyers face off when an 11-year-old is torn between what he knows and what he can never reveal about a Mob murder
Was vom Tage übrig blieb The remains of the day ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in German and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camera con vista ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1907: Lisa Honeychurch, una beneducata ma irrequieta ragazza inglese, conosce durante il sospirato viaggio a Firenze in compagnia della cugina Charlotte un giovane conterraneo stravagante e anticonformista, che turba il suo placido mondo. Al ritorno in patria spodesterà dal suo cuore il futuro sposo, campione di buone maniere. (Mereghetti)
Colmillo blanco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Jack, trying to fulfill his father's dying wish to find gold in the Yukon, begins a journey where he meets a veteran gold miner who guides him to his father's claim and a magnificent wolf-dog who changes his life forever
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge by James Ivory ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scene di un matrimonio nell'America degli anni Trenta e Quaranta: i figli che partono per la guerra e le figlie che si sposano male sembrano non turbare troppo il rigido avvocato Walter Bridge; sua moglie, India, alla fine avrà molti rimpianti. (Mereghetti)
Countdown by James Burke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Host James Burke traces the discoveries and inventions which gave rise to the motion picture. Poses the question of whether we have become trapped by our own technology due to the power of the mass media
 
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Alternative Names
Pierce-Roberts, Anthony 1945-
Pierce Roberts, Tony 1945-
Roberts, Tony 1945-
Roberts, Tony P.- 1945-
Roberts, Tony Pearce 1945-
Roberts, Tony Pierce-.
Roberts, Tony Pierce-, 1945-
Languages
English (108)
Spanish (13)
German (12)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (3)
French (1)
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