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McElroy, Hal 1946-

Overview
Works: 74 works in 238 publications in 2 languages and 3,176 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Legal films  Detective and mystery films  Television series  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Romance television programs  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hal McElroy
The last wave by Peter Weir( Visual )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 817 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
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
Picnic at hanging rock by Peter Wier( Visual )

38 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 336 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
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
The sum of us by Geoff Burton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macho widower Harry and his son Jeff share a home, a close bond and a desire to find long-term relationships. Their dry spells seem to be over when Harry meets attractive divorcee Joyce and Jeff meets local lad Greg. Unfortunately, the closeted Greg is uncomfortable with Harry's acceptance of Jeff. And Joyce, uncomfortable with Jeff's sexuality, puts a strain on the bond between father and son
The cars that ate Paris by Peter Weir( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an Australian town that survives by deliberately contriving car accidents and selling the parts
Blue Fin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snook tries to convince his father who runs the tuna boat Blue Fin that he is capable of becoming a good fisherman. When the boat is wrecked in a cyclone and his father is injured Snook shows his courage and resourcefulness
Razorback by Russell Mulcahy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story evolves around a monster boar that is quickly killing his surrounding environment, including people
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
The cars that ate Paris : the plumber( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cars that ate Paris - the inhabitants of a quiet country town lure unsuspecting motorists to their deaths and live off the remains of the wrecks. Arthur Waldo survives a car crash that kills his brother and is taken in by the town of Paris. The plumber - one morning there is an unexpected knock on the door and Jill Cooper opens it to a man who says he's the plumber. So begins five days of mental torment that will change her life
Blue heelers( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mt. Thomas, population 10,000. An average sized country town, with an above average crime rate. Where morality reighns and goodness triumphs over evil... most of the time. It's a town whose fortunes rise and fall with the price of wheat and lamb. The highway brings tourists, trouble and endless work for the police station and the local community aren't shy in coming forward when they don't agree with the local coppers. This poses a constant challenge for the young officers recruited from the city, as their perceptions and ideals are challenged daily by the alien (but very moral) values of the bush. What Mt. Thomast lacks in height is more than made up by the personalities of its inhabitants. in particular, the officers of the Mt. Thomas Police Station - caught in the act of living and working in a close-knit rural community during tough times. For cops in Mt. Thomas, life's about more than the badge"--Container
Sea patrol : the complete first 13 episodes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
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
Sea patrol 2. the coup( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
The last frontier the epic outback drama( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 19th century Ireland, a confident English aristocrat, Agnes McDonnell, meets the younger, strong-willed James Lynchehaun, whom she hires to be the manger of her lavish estate ... Despite their class differences, and the fact that Lynchehaun is a renowned con-artist, the couple embarks on a torrid affair. But the relationship quickly degenerates as Lynchehaun drags McDonnell into a hostile web of violence and political intrigue"--Container
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
Sea patrol 3. red gold( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four sailors from every walk of life, of every age and temperament, living literally cheek-by-jowl for week after week, away from family and friends sometimes for months at a time. All crammed in an elderly 40 metre metal hulled boat - in seas of all conditions with temperatures often in the 30's. It's a pressure cooker that can bring out the best, and sometimes the worst, in all of them - man and woman alike. It calls upon reserves of devotion to duty, tolerance, obedience and of course humour, way beyond that which most people possess
The sum of us : DVD]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harry Mitchell is a ferry driving, beer drinking, straight down the line widower. His son Jeff is an athletic 20-something plumber who happens to be gay ... For a father and son who live together they get on like a house on fire, even if they do make an odd couple. While both are the best of friends each is lonely and searching for that special someone"--Container
Blue heelers : the complete first season( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mt Thomas, population 10,000. An average country town, with an above average crime rate. Where morality reigns and goodness triumphs ove evil ... most of the time. Witness the original seventeen episodes with this complete first season DVD. It's a must-see for lovers of quality Australian drama!'--Container
Return to Eden( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of greed, adultery, revenge and cunning plastic surgery, this big budget film noir mini-series attracted record viewing audiences when first screened in 1983 and has since achieved cult status woldwide
 
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English (162)

Italian (6)