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Jacobi, Derek

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Gladiator by Ridley Scott( Visual )

110 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new emperor, Commodus, and suffers the consequences, winding up as a gladiator in the Roman Colosseum
The King's Speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

57 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The King's Speech" presents a sideways glance at a crucial period in 20th-century history--as the monumentally awkward Prince Albert, or Bertie, becomes King George VI unexpectedly in 1936 when his older brother Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorcée Wallis Simpson. In imperial Britain between the wars, that was problem enough, but Bertie suffered from a chronic stammer that made his public appearances painful for everyone. In an age of radio, the monarch has become a symbol, which means that the King speaks to his people--regularly. Bertie and his wife, the high-spirited Princess Elizabeth find their way to an Australian-born speech therapist and amateur actor named Lionel Logue. Logue isn't a doctor, has no academic credentials, and is viewed by proper authorities as a charlatan. Oddly enough, each of these men is a desperate misfit badly in need of a new friend and a bit more self-esteem. A real friend, it seems, was exactly the medicine the future king required
Hamlet by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

57 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first-ever full-text film of William Shakespeare's work, the Prince of Denmark, Hamlet, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer. Meanwhile, war is brewing
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

89 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
The Civil War by Ken Burns( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

60 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Cinderella by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's the story takes place in an old fashioned English country house where a family has invited many of their friends up for a weekend shooting party. The story centers around the McCordle family, particularly the man of the house, William McCordle. Getting on in years William has become benefactor to many of his relatives and friends. It turns out that there's plenty worth gossiping about, especially after Sir William turns up dead, and everyone is ordered to stay at the mansion while the police investigate the killing
Hereafter by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

22 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film peers at an intriguing question--is there an afterlife?--through the lens of George, Marie, and Marcus, who are each tortured in different ways by the thought of life after death. George Lonegan is psychic. It was once his career: he was "the man who can speak to the dead, " with a high-traffic website, and a popular biography. But he fled that life, unable to cope with the emotional burden of his abilities. Marie Lelay is a French TV presenter coping with the intense emotions brought on by a near death experience in the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. She's written a book on the subject, which was greeted with derision by her colleagues. Marcus and Jason live in a London council estate, covering for their mother, who's a hopeless junkie. When Jason meets a sudden and tragic end, Marcus is set hopelessly adrift, and begins obsessively researching psychics and seers who can help him contact Jason on the other side
The voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Recording )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lucy and Edmund Pevensie, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan on a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself.--
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

63 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
My week with Marilyn by Simon Curtis( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1956, 23-year-old Colin Clark, determined to make his way in the film business, worked as a lowly assistant on the set of The Prince and the Showgirl, the film that famously united Sir Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe. When his diary account was published, one week was missing. This is the story of that week: an idyll in which he escorted a Monroe desperate to get away from Hollywood hangers-on and the pressures of work
Nanny McPhee by P. J Hogan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanny McPhee can tame even the most unruly children with a tap of her magic walking stick. Her latest challenge is the bratty brood of a recent widower Mr. Brown. He is under pressure to find a new wife or lose his much-needed allowance from wealthy Aunt Adelaide. His love for scullery maid Evangeline remains unspoken as he wincingly woos the eagerly merry widow Mrs. Quickly, but Brown's raucous rugrats have a plan to make things right, especially after they've come under the benevolent influence of Nanny McPhee, whose peculiar brand of discipline works wonders for everyone involved
The Secret of NIMH by Don Bluth( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of the timid mouse who becomes a heroine in spite of herself
Anonymous by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was Shakespeare a fraud? Who really wrote about cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for the power of the throne? Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, intrigue and suspense advance the theory that it was really Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

102 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet
Cadfael by Ellis Peters( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Cadfael investigates the disappearance of Baron Huon de Domville who mysteriously rides off alone into the night on the eve of his wedding and is never seen alive again
Dead again by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

36 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Church, an L.A. gumshoe with a knack for wisecracks and tracing missing persons, doesn't have a clue when he's hired to help a beautiful amnesia victim tormented by nightmares. Then an eccentric antiques dealer and hypnotist leads Church to believe the source of the nightmares may lie in a past-life connection to Margaret Strauss, a world-famous pianist allegedly murdered by her composer husband in 1948
The gathering storm by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Great Britain, in the mid-1930s, 60-year-old Winston Churchill is wrestling with a multitude of private and public demons. Privately, his family's fortune has been severely depleted by the stock market crash. Publicly, the man is now seen as an over-the-hill, out-of-touch blowhard. When the Nazis invade Poland in 1939, Britain declares war on Germany and appoints Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty. The appointment marks the redemption of a man who was considered completely washed up
As luck would have it : my seven ages by Derek Jacobi( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Jacobi is one of the most beloved and distinguished British theatre actors of the last fifty years. Until now, the public have known very little about the private man. In this frank, funny and moving autobiography, Derek lifts the veil for the first time on his extraordinary life, behind the footlights and beneath the theatrical make-up
 
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Alternative Names
Derek George Jacobi

Derek Jacobi acteur britannique

Derek Jacobi aktor brytyjski

Derek Jacobi angol színész és filmrendező

Derek Jacobi attore inglese

Derek Jacobi britischer Schauspieler

Derek Jacobi Brits acteur

Derek Jacobi English actor and film director

Jacobi, Derek 1938- Sir

Jacobi, Derek George.

Jacobi, Derek George 1938-

Jacobi, Derek, Sir, 1938-

SIR DEREK ICM JACOBI

Ντέρεκ Τζέικομπι

Дерек Джейкоби английский актёр и кинорежиссёр

Джейкоби, Дерек

Դերեք Ջեյքոբի

דרק ג'קובי

درک جاکوبی

ديريك جاكوبي

데릭 재커비

デレク・ジャコビ

德雷克·雅可比

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HamletHenry VThe Civil WarI, ClaudiusHereafterThe voyage of the Dawn TreaderNanny McPhee