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McElroy, Jim 1946-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 162 publications in 3 languages and 3,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Legal films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  War films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Producer, fmp, Author, pmn, Author of screenplay, wpr
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jim McElroy
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 784 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
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Hamilton, an ambitious Australian reporter on his first overseas assignment, is befriended by a Eurasian cameraman, Billy Kwan, with connections in high places. Hamilton soon gains an entree to Indonesian Communist Party leaders, as well as insight into Jakarta's grim realities on the eve of a major political upheaval
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 333 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
Picnic at hanging rock by Peter Wier( Visual )

29 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a group of schoolgirls prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear and are never found. Includes original theatrical trailer
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Picnic at Hanging Rock( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. They depart for their outing, and four of them disappear
'Til there was you by Thanēt Wongyānnāwā( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Flynn, a struggling New York sax player, ventures to a remote tropical island in search of his brother and hidden treasure
Mr Reliable : a true story by Universal Pictures Specific Film Hays McElroy Productions( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true-life story, Mr Reliable (also known as My Entire Life) is a hostage story with a twist, exploring a unique and calamitous incident of suburban Aussie mayhem, from the AFI Award-winning director of Malcolm and Matching Jack. During a scorching 1968 Sydney summer, convicted car thief Wally Mellish (Colin Friels) attempts to turn over a new leaf and bask in the fulfilment of family, despite a changing social landscape. Out of prison and in love with single mum Beryl (Jacqueline Mackenzie) the two shack up to enjoy the best of family life in a quiet suburban street. But it is not long before Wally resorts to his old-fashioned ways and trips up on a minor misdemeanour that soon becomes blown out of proportion. Not wishing to return to prison, Wally takes the matter into his own two hands, raising a shotgun to the surrounding police, inadvertently beginning a household siege of outrageous scope. A madcap tale of misunderstandings, nosy neighbours, underdogs and a media circus gone wild, Mr Reliable also features Susie Porter, Jonathan Hardy and Barry Otto
Picnic at Hanging Rock : director's cut : a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls and their teacher prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Three of the students and a teacher disappear mysteriously and are never found
The last wave( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aboriginals accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
Traps by Rachel Rosenthal( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual and political tensions erupt on a plantation in the French colony of Indo-China in 1950. British actress, Saskia Reeves, stars as a woman who discovers her own personal strength in a marriage that is crumbling and in a country that is on the brink of civil war. Jacqueline Mckenzie plays a teenager raised in Vietnam who rebels against her domineering father, a French plantation owner. Filmed on location in Vietnam
El año que vivimos peligrosamente The year of living dangerously( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indonesia, 1965. Un inexperto reportero australiano intenta informar de la intensa actualidad del país, inmerso en una sangrienta guerra civil, mientras se abandona a una apasionada historia de amor con una atractiva mujer que trabaja en la embajada inglesa
Picnic at Hanging Rock : 1975 collectors edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 7 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
Red bricks and green bushes, or The story of the County Tyrone Society by Jim McElroy( Book )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picnic at Hanging Rock : director's cut by Joan Weigall Lindsay( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls and their teachers prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear mysteriously and are never found
Un anno vissuto pericolosamente = The year of living dangerously by Peter Weir( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nel 1965, un giornalista australiano a Giacarta scopre, anche con l'aiuto di un fotografo cinese nano, il vero volto dell'indonesia di Sukarno (corrotta nelle alte sfere, poverissima e rassegnata nel popolo) e decide di non divulgare quello che potrebbe rappresentare lo scoop della sua carriera: l'imminente rivoluzione filocomunista. (Mereghetti)
The last wave = La dernière vague( Visual )

1 edition published in 2020 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a lawyer defending a group of aborigines accused of murder. The lawyer feels the pull of magic forces beneath the surface of civilization
The internationalization of the automobile industry and its effects on the U.S. automobile industry : report on investigation no. 332-188 under the Tariff act of 1930 by United States International Trade Commission( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picnic at Hanging Rock a film( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1900, a group of Australian schoolgirls and their teacher prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Three of the students and a teacher disappear mysteriously and are never found
 
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McElroy, James 1946-

Languages
English (102)

Italian (7)

Spanish (5)