WorldCat Identities

Riggs, C. A.

Overview
Works: 6 works in 9 publications in 1 language and 1,336 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic drama  Biographical films  War films  Comedy films  Historical films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Aviation films 
Roles: sds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by C. A Riggs
The private lives of Elizabeth and Essex by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This period drama frames the tumultuous affair between Queen Elizabeth I and the man who would be King of England, Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex. Ever the victor on the battlefield, Devereux returns to London after defeating Spanish forces at Cadiz. Middle-aged Elizabeth, so attracted to the younger Devereux but fearful of his influence and popularity, sends him on a new mission: a doomed campaign to Ireland. When he and his troops return in defeat, Devereux demands to share the throne with the heir-less queen, and Elizabeth, at first, intends to marry. Ultimately sensing the marriage would prove disastrous for England, Elizabeth sets in motion a merciless plan to protect her people and preserve her throne
The dawn patrol( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled crates and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the officers at headquarters see reason
Gentleman Jim by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boxer James J. Corbett, the bank clerk turned World Champion who elevated boxing from bare-knuckled brawling to the sport of skill it is today
Captains of the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of bush pilots from Northern Canada feel their patriotic spirit roused during Winston Churchill's famous "Blood, sweat and tears" radio speech to pump up the British/Allied morale. They decide to enlist as pilots, only to find their age and attitude working against them. One of the pilots, Brian McLean, finds that his commander is the former boyfriend of his wife. To make matters worse, Brian needs to do things his way, leading to a tragedy from which he must redeem himself
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her
Life with father by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Clarence Day Jr.'s reminiscences of his semi-tyrannical but benevolent father
 
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.18 for A streetca ... to 0.30 for Gentleman ...)

Gentleman Jim
Covers
Alternative Names
Riggs, Clare A.

Languages