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Boyd, Russell 1944-

Works: 192 works in 574 publications in 6 languages and 11,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  War films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Naval history  Thrillers (Television programs)  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Author, Other, Performer, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Russell Boyd
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Napoleonic Wars, a British frigate, the HMS Surprise, and the larger French warship, Acheron, stalk each other off of the coast of South America. Lucky Jack, as he is referred to by his crew, is well regarded by his men, who trust him implicitly, even after the first devastating battle and an apparent personal vendetta against the French captain. The ship's surgeon balances the violence of his chosen life with the quiet demeanor of the scientist. He is the captain's friend and confidant, the two frequently playing violin and cello duets together
Gallipoli by Peter Weir( Visual )

41 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two friends are involved with the battle between Australia and the German-occupied Turks in this commentary on the wastes of war
Ghost Rider by Mark Steven Johnson( Visual )

19 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Blaze był nieznanym motocyklistą-kaskaderem. By uratować życie ojca, podpisał cyrograf z diabłem. Po latach, kiedy święci międzynarodowe sukcesy, diabeł składa mu kolejną propozycję. Marzący o powrocie do normalnego życia akceptuje warunki diabła. Nie wie jednak, że zanim jego dusza zazna spokoju, będzie musiał pokonać wiele przeciwności
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doğuştan bir yalancı olan Fletcher Reede'nin hikayesi
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Dr. Dolittle by Betty Thomas( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The re-awakening of Dr. Doolittle's ability to communicate with animals unleashes an outrageous and hilarious chain of events
American outlaws( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James ride home to Missouri to be on their ranch with their mother. As a railroad moves through buying up as much land as possible, burning folks out if need be, the James-Younger gang of outlaws become determined to use any means to protect their land and the land of their townsfolk and friends
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down-and-out country singer gets involved with a young widow and her son. Things are going well until his ex-wife and estranged daughter appear and his years of hard living resurface
Operation Dumbo drop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Green Berets are faced with a military maneuver to transport an elephant across 200 miles of rivers, mountains and canyons to a remote jungle village
Tin cup by Ron Shelton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roy 'Tin cup' McAvoy, a failed pro golfer who lives at the run-down driving range which he manages with his sidekick and caddy Romeo in the West Texas tin pot town of Salome, ends up signing over ownership to a madam of 'show girls' to pay off debts. His foxy novice golf pupil, female psychiatrist Dr. Molly Griswold, turns out to be the new girlfriend of McAvoy's sarcastic one-time college golf partner, slick PGA superstar David Simms, who drops by to play into Roy's fatal flaw: the inability to resist a dare, all too often causing him to lose against lesser players, in this case gambling away his car. Falling for Molly, Roy decides to become her patient; in order to earn her respect, he decides to try to qualify for the US Open, after starting off as Simm's caddy 'for the benefit of his experience'. His talent proves more then adequate, but over-confident negligence of risks, ..."--From IMDb web site, viewed 03/24/2016
Crocodile Dundee II by John Cornell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as the eccentric Australian is starting to adjust to life in New York City, Dundee's beautiful girlfriend is targeted by a gang of ruthless drug dealers and he must take her back to Australia to protect her, where the pursuit continues into the treacherous Australian outback
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the turn of the twentieth century, the film concerns a small group of students from an all-female college and a chaperone, who vanish while on a St. Valentine's Day outing. Less a mystery than a journey into the mystic, as well as an inquiry into issues of class and sexual repression in Australian society
Cobb by Ron Shelton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1960, "Cobb," is a series of duets between two men. Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb and Al Stump. "The Georgia Peach," while perhaps the greatest baseball player who ever lived, was also a racist, a wife-beater, and probably a killer. Stump was a sportswriter with the job of a lifetime--a biography with full access to the principal. Cobb envisions the book as his way of controlling how history sees him, a piece of self-serving, glorifying hogwash. Stump wants the real story, which Cobb (who's wrangled editorial approval) insists Stump cannot include. Stump writes the book Cobb wants, while secretly making notes for his own unvarnished biography. Stump published his version in 1994, and in keeping with its conclusions, the film dares to voice a truth most people regard as unwelcome: Sometimes greatness has nothing to do with goodness
Forever young by Steve Miner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A test pilot in 1939 puts off proposing to his sweetheart until it's too late, then volunteers for a cryogenics experiment, reawakening in 1992
The way back by Peter Weir( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1940, des prisonniers s'évadent d'un camp de travail sibérien. Pour ces hommes venus de tous les horizons, s'échapper de cet enfer ne sera que le début de l'aventure... Ensemble, pour retrouver leur liberté, ils vont parcourir plus de 10 000 kilomètres : à travers la toundra sibérienne glacée, traversant les plaines de Mongolie, les fournaises du désert de Gobi puis la Grande Muraille de Chine pour franchir les sommets de l'Himalaya." (Source : jaquette)
Company man( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping a Russian dancer defect to the United States, an English teacher becomes a C.I.A. agent and for his first mission he is sent to Cuba. There he "starts" the Bay of Pigs invasion, but not before trying to kill Castro first. His next mission is to gather intelligence from a country who didn't know its own name - Vietnam
Starstruck by Jo Kennedy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jackie Mullins rises from obscurity to win a rock contest at the Sydney Opera House. Her success unites the world of ambition and New Wave rock and the world of working class life in the Sydney Rocks where she works as a barmaid. This is an original blend of 'backstage' musical and working class comedy inflected by a popular feminism which displaces masculinity from the centre of Australianess as expressed in the ocker comedy
Ghost Rider collection ; Ghost Rider & Ghost Rider spirit of vengeance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost rider: In order to save his dying father, Johnny Blaze, a young stunt cyclist, sells his soul to Mephistopheles and sadly parts from Roxanne, the girl he loves. Years later, Johnny's path crosses again with Roxanne, who is now a reporter. He, also, crosses paths with Mephistopheles, who offers to release Johnny's soul if Johnny becomes the fabled, fiery Ghost Rider, a supernatural agent of vengeance and justice. Mephistopheles orders Johnny to defeat the despicable Blackheart, Mephistopheles's nemesis and son, who plans to displace his father and create a new hell even more terrible than the old one
Almost an angel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Dean, a professional burglar with a conscience, wakes up in a hospital room after being struck by a car while saving a young boy's life. Believing that he's met God and a chance at redemption as an angel-in-training, Terry's new calling provides the viewer with plenty of laughs in the heartwarming almost an angel
Picnic at hanging rock by Peter Wier( Visual )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A party of girls from a young ladies' school in Victoria go on a days excursion to Hanging Rock. It is a beautiful St. Valentine's Day and some of the girls decide to explore the Rock more closely. They mysteriously disappear, a hunt ensues involving the town and all Australians
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American outlaws
Tin cupCrocodile Dundee II
Alternative Names
Russell Boyd australijski filmowiec

Russell Boyd australischer Kameramann

Russell Boyd cineamatagrafadóir Astrálach

Russell Boyd directeur de la photographie et réalisateur australien

Russell Boyd director of photography uit Australië

Russell Boyd direttore della fotografia australiano

Ράσελ Μπόιντ

Рассел Бойд

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ראסל בויד

راسل بوید

راسيل بويد مصوّر سينمائي أسترالي




English (216)

Spanish (24)

Italian (9)

German (6)

Russian (6)

French (1)