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Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Overview
Works: 99 works in 173 publications in 1 language and 3,279 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Roland Culver Publications by Roland Culver
posthumous Publications by Roland Culver, published posthumously.
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 )
12 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,032 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 importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 292 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 246 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 137 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 127 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
To each his own ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 101 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 86 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 The queen of spades ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 75 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?
World War II movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
We dive at dawn: The "Sea Tiger" attempts to sink the German battleship "Brandenburg" off Denmark
Uncle Vanya ( Visual )
1 edition 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
The Pallisers the complete collection by Anthony Trollope ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pallisers depicts both the Parliamentary maneuverings of the day and the social mores that ruled private passions
Night train to Munich ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 53 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
Spitfire ( Visual )
6 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 35 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 )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 18 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
Dead of night ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 16 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
The Pallisers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
520 The opulence of mid-Victorian England provides the backdrop for this chronicle of three generations of one aristocratic family. The Pallisers depicts both the Parliamentary maneuverings of the day and the social mores that ruled private passions. The action focuses on Palliser intimates Phineas Finn, the handsome and ambitious radical MP from Ireland, and Lizzie Eustace, a beautiful and conniving young widow. Plantagenet Palliser and his wife, Lady Glencora, cope with the demands of a growing family and ascend to an even higher social stratum
 
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