WorldCat Identities

Rakoff, Alvin

Overview
Works: 93 works in 260 publications in 4 languages and 4,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television plays  Film adaptations  History  Biographical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Television programs  Fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Restager , Performer, Film editor, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR2831, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alvin Rakoff
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

88 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,046 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 Christophe Morahan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 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 254 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 189 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
Paradise postponed --and its sequel Titmuss regained( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 175 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 )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 164 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.)
Hoffman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged businessman blackmails a beautiful young secretary into spending a week with him. What begins as a seemingly sinister ordeal develops into a bond between the two
Baldwin Street : a novel by Alvin Rakoff( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and English and held by 133 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
Number 10( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 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
& Gillian by Alvin Rakoff( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De relatie in een gelukkig huwelijk verandert als de vrouw kanker blijkt te hebben
The Shakespeare collection by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless collection of classic Shakespeare
A dance to the music of time( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 30 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 )

4 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 )

2 editions published between 1997 and 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
A dance to the music of time( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 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 )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossplot( Visual )

2 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An advertising executive is framed for the attmepted murder of a model, who turns out to be involved in political intrigue
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 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
 
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Alternative Names
Alvin Rakoff Canadian film director

Alvin Rakoff regista canadese

レイコフ, アルヴィン

Languages
English (152)

German (6)

Danish (3)

Dutch (1)

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Baldwin Street : a novel& GillianCrossplot