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Robbins, Richard 1940-2012

Works: 115 works in 439 publications in 8 languages and 7,909 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Comedy films  Historical films  Coming-of-age films  History  Fiction  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Richard Robbins
Most widely held works by Richard Robbins
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,462 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
A Room with a View by E. M Forster( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman who is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish bookworm to whom she becomes engaged back in the more corseted Surrey. Funny, sexy, and sophisticated, this film was a gargantuan art-house hit
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 411 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 Bostonians by Henry James( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Olive ... a militant ... suffragette takes on the education of Verena ... a brilliantly gifted but naive young girl. ... Olive wants to mold and use this gift for the feminist cause. But Verena is also loved by Basil Ransom ... an impecunious young lawyer ... with views strenuously opposed to the Boston feminists .... The contest is met between Basil and Olive. The prize: possession of Verena."--External container
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the countryside of New England around Boston in the 1850's. In order to improve their flagging fortunes, the fortune-hunting Eugenia and her brother, Felix, arrive from Europe to seek out their wealthy American cousins, the Wentworths. A tale of European ingenuity versus American experience
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 305 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
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia( Visual )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic wife of a Parisian jeweller tries to pull herself together after the suicide of her husband who leaves behind some valuable diamonds. As she tries to reconnect with his business, the widow is drawn into a shady underworld of international diamond trading
Jefferson in Paris by James Ivory( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 300 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
Le divorce by James Ivory( Visual )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Walker receives word that her pregnant stepsister Roxy has been left by her philandering French husband, artist Charles-Henri de Persand, Isabel travels to Paris to offer her help and moral support. Together, the two young women hit the party scene, living it up with the locals and American expatriates. Eventually, Isabel unexpectedly begins an affair with a septuagenarian Frenchman
Quartet by Dustin Hoffman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 260 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
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 234 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
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theater companies compete to produce their own unique versions of Jane Austen's childhood play, 'Sir Charles Grandison'. George Midash buys the plays manuscript at Sotheby's for Pierre, the head of the avant-garde theater troupe. Another troupe, headed by the traditional Lilianna Zorska, strives to produce their own version of the play. In her first role, a young actress is manipulated by Pierre to join his company. When Lilianna decides to match wits with Pierre, events begin to mirror those that occur within the play itself
The perfect murder by H. R. F Keating( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El inspector de policía Ghote vive en Bombay junto con su mujer, Pratima. Su esposa está descontenta con su vida de clase media y espera algo mejor. Un buen día, Ghote es requerido para investigar el asesinato del secretario de Lala Heera Lal, un rico hombre con vínculos con el crimen organizado. Inicia su investigación junto a un experto forense sueco quien está muy emocionado de obtener una mirada más atenta de la Policía de Bombay
Howards End original soundtrack recording by Richard Robbins( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dream come true by Becky Taylor( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A room with a view original music composed by Richard Robbins by Richard Robbins( Recording )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 120 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 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the motion picture
The golden bowl by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex quadrangle develops when American millionaire collector Verer and his daughter Maggie innocently marry a pair of lovers, Charlotte and a charming but penniless Italian prince
Jefferson in Paris original film soundtrack( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Richard Robbins Amerikaans componist (1940-2012)

Richard Robbins compositeur américain

Richard Robbins compositore statunitense

Richard Robbins US-amerikanischer Komponist

Robbins, R.

Robbins, Richard Stephen.

Robbins, Richard Stephen 1940-2012

Ричард Роббинс американский композитор

Річард Роббінс американський композитор

ריצ'רד רובינס

ریچارد رابینز موسیقی‌دان، کارگردان، و آهنگساز آمریکایی

The BostoniansThe golden bowl