WorldCat Identities

Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Works: 130 works in 237 publications in 3 languages and 3,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  War films  Radio adaptations  Television adaptations  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 828 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 353 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 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court: musical version of Mark Twain's humorous novel about a turn-of-the-century blacksmith who is knocked unconscious and awakens in sixth-century Camelot
The great lover by Alexander Hall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 203 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 : the complete collection by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 167 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
On approval( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 141 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption"--Container
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 92 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 81 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 78 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 67 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 64 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 Andreĭ Mikhalkov-Konchalovskiĭ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 59 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
Vacation from marriage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 54 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
Spitfire( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 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
Night train to Munich( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 41 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
Dead of night( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 33 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
Goldfinger by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme
A river breeze : a comedy in three acts by Roland Culver( Book )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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

Roland Culver pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Роланд Калвер

רולנד קאלבר שחקן בריטי

رولاند کالور

رولاند کولور بازیگر بریتانیایی


English (100)

Italian (2)

Chinese (1)

HamletTo each his own