WorldCat Identities

Robinson, Bruce 1946-

Overview
Works: 89 works in 538 publications in 9 languages and 9,187 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fiction  History  Comedy films  Gangster films  War films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Actor, Scenarist, Narrator, Scribe, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Conceptor, Creator, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Bruce Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Robinson
The killing fields by Roland Joffé( Visual )

69 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Pulitzer prize-winning correspondent Sydney Schanberg's 1980 article for the New York Times "The death and life of Dith Pran", this is a factual account of Schanberg's friendship and professional relationship with his trusted interpreter, trouble-shooter and colleague, Pran, during the turbulent period that saw Cambodia fall to the Khmer Rouge. Schanberg was able to flee the atrocities that followed, and spent four and a half years seeking news of his friend who had to rema
The rum diary by Johnny Depp( Visual )

45 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of the noise and madness of New York, journalist Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico to write for a local newspaper. Adopting the rum-soaked life of the island, Kemp becomes obsessed with the fiancée of Sanderson, a businessman involved in shady property development deals. When he is recruited by Sanderson to write favorably about his latest unsavory scheme, Kemp is presented with the choice to use his words for the corrupt businessman's financial benefit, or use them to take him down
L'histoire d'Adèle H. = The story of Adele H. by François Truffaut( Visual )

48 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele, daughter of French author and patriot Victor Hugo, is beautiful, composed and filled with the same brilliant writing talent as her famous father. However, Adele is driven not by literary aspirations but by love. Impelled by a need that will not be denied, she has run away from home to follow her handsome, womanizing lover across an ocean to wintry Halifax, Nova Scotia. Wild with desire, shell risk everything to renew their brief affair
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

71 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The peculiar memories of Thomas Penman by Bruce Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portrait of a teenage lout in 1950s Britain. He is Thomas Penn, 14, who goes in for scatology, tortures animals and spies on his family. But he writes poetry and there is at least one girl who loves him. By the screenwriter of the film, The Killing Fields
Fat Man and Little Boy by Roland Joffé( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and French and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
The obvious elephant by Bruce Robinson( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is
They all love Jack : busting the Ripper by Bruce Robinson( Book )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reinterpretation of the case of Jack the Ripper focuses on the "why" instead of the "who," theorizing that the residents of London society's finest homes created him as an outlet for their own hidden violent and taboo proclivities
How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burned-out young advertising executive experiences crisis when a mysterious giant pimple on his neck starts making career decisions for him
Jennifer eight by Bruce Robinson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homicide investigator John Berlin believes he has made a breakthrough in a serial killing case when he discovers a witness: a blind woman named Helena, although he himself is a suspect in the murders
Withnail and I by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
Nobody's fool by Robert Benton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Fat man & little boy) A dramatization of the development of the atomic bomb by the Manhattan Project, during World War II, with emphasis on the relationship between General Leslie Groves, the project director, and scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer
Harold and the duck by Bruce Robinson( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still crazy( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the hilarious exploits of '70s rock phenomenon Strange Fruit as they reunite 20 years after a nasty break-up and attempt to recapture their fame
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teenagers from warring houses fall in love; tragedy ensues
Return to paradise by Joseph Ruben( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young men once lived a life of drugs, sex and freedom in Malaysia. Now one is in prison and will be executed in five days if a woman cannot persuade the other two to return to Malaysia to serve three years in prison
The music lovers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About two ill- matched lovers in this divine bio-pic of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky, a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections
Withnail and I ; and, How to get ahead in advertising by Bruce Robinson( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rum diary : the long lost novel by Hunter S Thompson( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young reporter's life in the 1950s. Paul Kemp breaks into the profession on a newspaper in Puerto Rico and through his eyes are portrayed colorful characters in the days when newspapers flourished
The killing fields by Bruce Robinson( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Khmer Rouge captured Phnom Penh in 1975, many thought the killing would end. Instead it started a long nightmare in which three million Cambodians would die in the "killing fields". The Killing Fields is an epic story of friendship and survival."--Conteneur
 
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Fat Man and Little Boy
Alternative Names
Bruce Robinson britischer Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Regisseur

Bruce Robinson Brits acteur

Bruce Robinson cinéaste, scénariste et acteur

Bruce Robinson regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Robinson, Bruce

Брюс Робинсон британский кинорежиссёр, актёр, сценарист и писатель

Робинсон, Брюс

ברוס רובינסון סופר בריטי

بروس رابینسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

로빈슨, 브루스 1946-

ブルース・ロビンソン

布鲁斯·罗宾逊

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The peculiar memories of Thomas PenmanFat Man and Little BoyThe obvious elephantHow to get ahead in advertisingWithnail and IHarold and the duckSmoking in bed : conversations with Bruce Robinson