WorldCat Identities

Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Works: 107 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 3,476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Nonfiction television programs  Radio plays  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PR2807, 822.33
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 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The emperor waltz by Billy Wilder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 264 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 188 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
On approval( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 135 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 121 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
The Pallisers the complete collection by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 121 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
To each his own( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, small-town girl Josephine Norris has an illegitimate son by an itinerant pilot. After a scheme to adopt him ends up giving him to another family, she devotes herself to loving him from afar
Down to earth by Alexander Hall( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 90 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
Dead of night( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. First, a racer survives a brush with death only to receive terrifying premonitions from beyond the grave. Then a teen's innocent game of hide-and-seek leads to an encounter with the macabre. Next, a young couple purchases an antique mirror that unleashes a horrific power from its past. In a lighter vein, two competitive golfers play for stakes that may haunt the winner foever, Finally, a renowned ventriloquist descends into an abyss of madness and murder when his dummy develops a mind of its own. But even after these frigtening tales are told, does one final nightmare await them all?
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Uncle Vanya( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 62 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
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 57 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
Spitfire( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 49 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spy drama about a scientist, who has secrets the Nazis want, and his daughter during the Second World War. The Nazis arrest the daughter to get the father who has fled to England, and put her in a concentration camp. She escapes with the help of an inmate and gets in touch with her father. A series of kidnapping and freeing takes place until finally the good guys win
Vacation from marriage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 41 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
A river breeze : a comedy in three acts by Roland Culver( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ian Fleming's Thunderball( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 14 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
The hour of 13( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heist at an 1890 soiree is flawlessly executed, and the Calgurie Emerald that adorned the neck of Mrs. Chumley Orr rests in the pocket of clever gentleman thief Nicholas Revel. But something else happens that night that even Revel Couldn't foresee. A bobby is murdered nearby, the latest in a string of murders of London constables. The crime convinces authorities that the thief and the killer are the same, so Scotland Yard turns its attention to Revel and his confreres in crime. (from the cover)
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The life and death of Colonel Blimp
Alternative Names
Roland Culver acteur britannique

Roland Culver attore britannico

Roland Culver britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Roland Culver britisk skodespelar

Roland Culver britisk skuespiller

Roland Culver brittisk skdespelare

Роланд Калвер

رولاند کولور بازیگر بریتانیایی

English (87)

HamletTo each his own