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Robbins, Richard 1940-2012

Overview
Works: 120 works in 375 publications in 7 languages and 8,018 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Popular music  Musicals  Domestic fiction  Motion pictures  Comedy films  Love stories 
Roles: Composer, Author, Musician, Arranger, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Robbins
 
Most widely held works by Richard Robbins
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )
28 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maurice et Clive s'aiment d'un amour chaste mais passionné. Pourtant, après l'arrestation pour outrage aux moeurs de leur ami Risley, ouvertement homosexuel, Clive craint d'être compromis dans la bonne société londonienne. Il renonce alors à son amour interdit, et épouse Anne
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retrato costumbrista de Boston a finales del siglo XIX, cuando la llegada de dos extranjeros, Felix Young y su hermana, va a conmocionar la monotonía y las puritanas costumbres del lugar
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Derrière les somptueuses vitrines de la place Vendôme, un drame : Vincent Malivert, directeur d'une joaillerie de prestige, vient de mourir dans d'étranges circonstances. Accident, suicides, assassinat ? Marianne sa femme est brisée, rongée par l'alcool et la dépression depuis des années. Elle découvre dans le coffre secret de son mari sept magnifiques diamants. Des gens sont prêts à tout pour les retrouver
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the mid-1780s, widower Thomas Jefferson replaces Benjamin Franklin as the U.S. representative to French regents Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. He tries to resist the beautiful Mrs. Cosway. Also in Paris is Jefferson's daughter Patsy; when another daughter dies back in Virginia, Jefferson sends for his youngest, who brings along her slave, Sally Hemings, then 15, whom he also finds irresistible
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatned with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
The mystic masseur by Ismail Merchant( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set amidst the large and prosperous Indian community in mid-20th century Trinidad, [the film] is a magical, bittersweet fable about Ganesh (Aasif Mandvi), a young, aspiring author whose unexpected talents as a healer bring him local fame and enable him to realize his ambitions as a writer. But he also realizes his limitations when his reputation as the legendary 'mystic masseur' propels him to national renown and draws him far from his roots and his true self"--Container
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Venice: Short history of the city of Venice as seen through works of art and picturesque glimpses of the city at the time of filming. Director James Ivory's first film and Master's Thesis, completed at the USC film school
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
California girl Isabel Walker arrives in Paris to visit her stepsister Roxy on the same day Roxy's French husband Charles-Henri leaves her for another woman and it is not long before both sets of parents are involved in the marital discord, much of which revolves around possession of a valuable wedding gift
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world knew Pablo Picasso's passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Francoise Gilot
The perfect murder by H. R. F Keating( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Ghote of the Bombay police pursues his most perplexing case: a savage attack has been perpetuated on a rich industrialist's private secretary. With the help of a visiting Swedish criminologist, Ghote edges closer to the truth and soon discovers he may not be dealing with murder at all, but something far more complex and profitable
Howards End original soundtrack recording by Richard Robbins( Recording )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The remains of the day by Richard Robbins( Recording )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 5 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music from the motion picture
A room with a view original music composed by Richard Robbins by Richard Robbins( Recording )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impoverished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
A dream come true by Becky Taylor( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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