WorldCat Identities

Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Overview
Works: 98 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 3,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Radio plays  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PR5818, 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 )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 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 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 300 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 253 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 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy showcasing Bea Lille as a woman who exchanges boyfriends with her companion
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 125 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 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War I, small-town girl Josephine Norris has an illegitimate son by an itinerant pilot. Forced to give up her son to another family, she leaves for New York and builds a successful career for herself while loving him from afar
Dead of night ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 88 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?
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
The Pallisers the complete collection by Anthony Trollope ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pallisers depicts both the Parliamentary maneuverings of the day and the social mores that ruled private passions
World War II movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 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 66 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
Night train to Munich ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 51 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 51 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
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 48 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
Vacation from marriage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 36 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 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pallisers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 12 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
The hour of 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 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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