WorldCat Identities

Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Overview
Works: 125 works in 210 publications in 2 languages and 3,563 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Television adaptations  Radio adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2807, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roland Culver
 
Most widely held works by Roland Culver
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
The emperor waltz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emperor waltz: an American salesman melts the heart of a Viennese countess amidst Strauss waltzes and lush scenery
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freddie Hunter, a reporter ... is chaperoning a troop of scouts aboard an exotic ocean liner. However, Freddie would rather pay more attention to Duchess Alexandria than his scouts. But Freddie has more to be concerned with than his scouts and the Duchess -- a homicidal gambler looking to frame him for his murderous deeds."--Container
The Pallisers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels-called the finest sequence of fiction ever written about British Parliamentary life
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet is Shakespeare's best known and most profound creation and like all his late tragedies is teeming with life, death, and rich characterizations --container
On approval( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The destitute, selfish Duke of Bristol persuades a lovely, unselfish American heiress to attempt a month-long trial marriage in a Scottish castle. Another mismatched couple-- his impoverished, timid bachelor pal and a shrewish, wealthy widow-- join them, and all discover their shortcomings in this comedy of manners
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical sequel to Here comes Mr. Jordan. Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, comes down from Mount Olympus to help a struggling Broadway producer "correct" the "inaccuracies" in a new show based on Greek mythology
To each his own( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman falls in love with a World War I fighter pilot, who is killed in the war and leaves her with a son. She is forced to give the son up for adoption and has to watch him grow up in someone else's arms
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Dead of night ; The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
Cranford : the original BBC miniseries : Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a Victorian country village( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1840s, this is the original BBC miniseries of Elizabeth Gaskell's classic tale of a fictional Victorian country village in which the genteel ladies of Cranford struggle to face an uncertain future with dignity and 19th Century decorum
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanya is a bitter, sarcastic man, obsessed with his wasted years and what might have been. He has spent his life toiling for the benefit of the scholar, Serabryakov, who has turned out to be a charlatan. To make matters worse, Vanya has fallen in love with Serabryakov's beautiful, young, new wife, who does not return his ardor. In a 1987 Bookmark episode called A visit from Vanya, Oleg Efremov (director of the Moscow Art Theater on a visit to Oxford) rehearses and discusses scenes from Chekhov plays with director David Jones, and with Russian, British and U.S. actors & directors
Spitfire( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Spitfire, the plane that saved Britain from the Nazis. Based on the life of R.J. Mitchell, the British engineer who developed the powerful air fighting machine
Vacation from marriage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert and Cathy Wilson possibly the dullest married couple in England, bid each other a tepid farewell when World War II separates them. Robert joins the Navy, gets in shipshape condition and becomes a war hero. Cathy joins the WRENS, tries lipstick and a new 'do, and becomes a woman of the world. Both experience a thrilling romantic fling. Three years pass before they get leave at the same time, bringing a reunion they dread
Night train to Munich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spy drama about a Czech scientist in possession of secrets wanted by the Nazis, who arrest his daughter and put her in a concentration camp. She escapes with the help of an inmate and gets in touch with her father, and aseries of kidnappings ensues
On approval( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George and his equally impoverished friend Richard are invited to spend a month at a Scottish mansion by two wealthy women to test their compatibility as potential marriage partners
A river breeze : a comedy in three acts by Roland Culver( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film features five stories of supernatural terror from four directors. A group of strangers are inexplicable gathered in an isolated country estate. Dreams and nightmares dominate the conversation, and each guest shares a frightening event from his or her past. Two of the stories stand out: a mirror with a horrifying story that shows you a different room when you look into it and a ventriloquist who goes mad when his dummy appears to come to life"--Container
 
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The life and death of Colonel Blimp
Alternative Names
Roland Culver acteur britannique

Roland Culver actor

Roland Culver attore britannico

Roland Culver britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Roland Culver britisk skodespelar

Roland Culver britisk skuespiller

Roland Culver Brits acteur (1900-1984)

Roland Culver brittisk skådespelare

Роланд Калвер

رولاند کولور بازیگر بریتانیایی

ローランド・カルヴァー

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HamletTo each his own