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Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 95 works in 234 publications in 5 languages and 3,950 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television plays  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Television adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Software  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Editor
Classifications: PR2831, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Alvin Rakoff
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain) ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The first Olympics Athens 1896 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the creation of the American team for the Olympics in 1896, and of their journey to get to Athens, where the games were being held
A voyage round my father by John Mortimer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A humorous and heartwarming portrait of beloved novelist John Mortimer's early years. After his highly eccentric lawyer father Clifford Mortimer is struck with blindness, John must deal with his father's decreasing ability to take care of himself
Baldwin Street : a novel by Alvin Rakoff ( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This powerful novel presents a vivid mosaic of characters, the rich fabric ofa community, and a boy's coming-of-age on the dusty, rough-and-tumble streetsof Toronto
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
The best of friends ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
Number 10 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container
The best of friends Eagle in a cage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon
& Gillian by Alvin Rakoff ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Danish and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dance to the music of time ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
The Shakespeare collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dance to the music of time ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
A dance to the music of time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
A dance to the music of time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
Romeo and Juliet Romeo et Juliette by Alvin Rakoff ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paradise postponed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Paradise postponed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Paradise postponed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
Paradise postponed ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leslie Titmuss has never quite fit in among the denizens of Rapstone Village. Socially awkward and hailing from a humble background, he nonetheless aspires to the highest levels of society. He is ready to do whatever it takes to get there. For much of his life, Titmuss was taken under the wing of the kindly Reverend Simcox. This caused little concern for the clergyman's sons - that is, until their father dies and Titmuss inherits the family fortune. Follows the families' history from WWII to the height of the Thatcher era
 
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