WorldCat Identities

Culver, Roland 1900-1984

Works: 130 works in 236 publications in 3 languages and 3,641 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Comedy 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 )

18 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 1,097 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 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 320 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 286 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 202 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 163 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 140 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 111 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 93 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

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
World War II movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spitfire: The story of Reginald J. Mitchell, the man who designed the ace British fighter plane, Spitfire. The Spitfire became one of the Allies' most valuable World War II assets
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 by Brian Johnson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 52 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

Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An architect is caught up in an endless series of recurring dreams, during which he is told other people's supernatural experiences and finally murders the psychiatrist who is trying to help him
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

Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 19 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
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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 کولور بازیگر بریتانیایی


English (105)

Italian (2)

Chinese (1)

HamletTo each his own