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Wright, Nicolas

Overview
Works: 155 works in 332 publications in 3 languages and 9,705 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  Science fiction films  Educational films  Internet videos  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Author, Editor, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nicolas Wright
Independence day by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

19 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare people for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring the world back from the brink of extinction
White House down by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Capitol policeman John Cale ... has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. ... Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the WHite House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation's government falling into chaos and time running out, it's up to Cale to save the president, his daughter and the country"--Container
The Red Baron by Nicolas Wright( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the World War I ace known as the Red Baron who shot down 80 Allied planes before he himself was killed, a month before his twenty-sixth birthday
Wargames : the dead code( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and German and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer hacker Will Farmer engages a goverment super-computer named Ripley in an online terrorist attack simulation game. Little does Farmer know that Ripley has been designed to appeal to potential terrorists, and certain glitches have made Ripley become paranoid
Alice's adventures in wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for a spectacular new work from the Royal Ballet, which features an engaging and passionate score as well as breathtaking choreography
Understanding human behavior, an illustrated guide to success-ful human relationships( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twenty-four volume reference work in popular psychology, self-improvement, and human relationships
The Assassination of Tsar Nicholas II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a disastrous war with Germany, the Bolsheviks imprisoned the Romanov family as their supporters approached. Factory worker guards were replaced by Cheka executioners, and, on 17 July 1918, the family were murdered and buried in a nearby wood. For more than 70 years their whereabouts were unknown, but new material released from Russia now conclusively reveals their fate
The Attempt on Pope John Paul II( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 13, 1981, St. Peter's Square, Rome, 5:17 in the afternoon. Pope John Paul II is being driven slowly through an adoring crowd. Suddenly, the air is shattered by the sound of gunfire, echoing throughout the vast space. The Pope staggers and falls back into the arms of an aid. Someone has tried to kill one of the world's great religious leaders
The Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

January 30, 1948, the Birla House, Delhi. One of the most iconic figures in 20th century history walks to his regular prayer meeting. As he gets to the end of this path, a man steps out of the crowd, three shots ring out. The father of Indian independence collapses. Why would anyone want to shoot him just as his greatest dream has been realized
The Assassination of Martin Luther King( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After leading mass protests in Birmingham, Alabama and his "I have a dream" speech, Martin Luther King took on the causes of American withdrawal from South Vietnam and the plight of the poor in America's South. On 4 April 1968, he was shot dead by a mysterious white assassin, who escaped in a white Mustang car. James Earl Ray was imprisoned for life for the killing, but was he guilty?
The Assassination of Michael Collins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Collins was a charismatic leader in Ireland's struggle for independence from British rule and came to realise that compromise was the key to peace. Most of his former colleagues disagreed and on 22 August 1922, he was gunned down in an ambush, although it's unknown who was ultimately behind the attack which ended his life
The Assassination of Che Guevara( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 8, 1967, Yuro Ravine, Central Bolivia. Government forces are closing in on a small group of guerrillas led by Che Guevara, one of the 20th century's most iconic revolutionaries. Later, in a nearby village, six shots ring out and one of the world's most wanted men has been assassinated
The Assassination of Anwar Sadat( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October the 6,1981, Cairo: A military parade celebrates the anniversary of Egypt's successful crossing of the Suez Canal. Suddenly a truck skits to a halt; four men race towards the revealing stand, firing and throwing grenades. Seven people are killed--including Egypt's President Anwar El Sadat. How had assassins managed to get to one of the most powerful statesmen in the Arab world and break through the tight security surrounding him?
The assassination of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 31, 1984, New Delhi. India's Prime Minister walks to her office, the path passing through a gate guarded by two of her handpicked bodyguards. Suddenly the two men open fire, she is cut down in a hail of bullets. Seven years later her son, and successor as Prime Minister, is also assassinated, blown up by a suicide bomber. Who had wanted to kill two of India's most influential political family, the daughter and the grandson of one of the country's founding fathers
The attempt to assassinate Hitler( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 20, 1944, Rastenburg, East Prussia. Adolf Hitler enters his briefing hut. Senior Nazi officers gather around their Führer studying operations maps. Suddenly there is an enormous explosion, four men are killed and everyone else in the room injured. The Führer is the target of the bomb. How did the assassins manage to get to one of the most closely guarded men in the world?
The assassination of Ernst Roehm( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July 1,1934, Stadelheim Prison, Munich, German. Three black uniformed men enter a cell. Three shots ring out. It is a climax of an orgy of killing--an assassination which clears the way for Adolf Hitler to achieve absolute power
The assassination of Hendrik Verwoerd( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

April 9, 1960, Milner Park, Johannesburg. Dr. Hendrik Verwoerd, Prime Minister of South Africa, takes his place in the VIP stand after opening the Rand Easter Show. Suddenly gunshots ring out, Verwoerd is thrown back, hit twice at close range. Someone wants the Architect of Apartheid dead
The Assassination of Lord Louis Mountbatten( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 27, 1979, Mullaghmore, Ireland. A small fishing boat chugs out of the harbor, stopping to pick up lobster pots. A massive explosion shatters the boat, killing four of the seven people on board and maiming the rest. Among the dead is one of the most revered figures in modern Britain. But who would want to assassinate a 79-year-old who has long been retired from active service?
The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

November 4, 1995, Kings of Israel Square, Tel Aviv, 9:30 in the evening. Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, had just left the stage after addressing a hundred thousand of his fellow citizens at a peace rally. Suddenly, three gun shots split the air. Rabin slumps to the ground. Someone wants the champion of peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors dead
The assassination of Leon Trotsky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 20, 1940, Coyoacan, Mexico City. Two men enter a house; the older sits downs at this desk to read. Suddenly his trusted companion pulls out an ice-pick and buries it in his skull. For more than ten years, one of the world's most notorious revolutionaries has been on the run. Now an assassin has caught up with him
 
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Nicolas Wright actor canadiense

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Nicolas Wright Canadian actor

Николас Райт

니컬러스 라이트

ニコラス・ライト

Languages
English (93)

French (1)

German (1)