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O'Brien, Richard 1942-

Overview
Works: 167 works in 729 publications in 8 languages and 11,089 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Horror films  Rock films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Mad scientist films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Lyricist, Performer, Composer, Singer, Scenarist, Musician, Contributor, Narrator, Librettist, Film editor, Other, Editor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Richard O'Brien
 
Most widely held works by Richard O'Brien
The Rocky Horror picture show by Jim Sharman( Visual )

156 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mixture of fantastical rock opera and horror movie spoof. A couple of ordinary kids have car trouble one dark and rainy night and knock on the door of a looming gothic mansion. They are stunned to learn that they have stumbled into an ongoing convention of kinky characters, hosted by Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual
Dark city by Alex Proyas( Visual )

43 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Murdoch wakes with no memory at the scene of a grisly murder, he soon finds himself hunted by the police, a woman claiming to be his wife, and a mysterious group of pale men
The Rocky Horror picture show : original soundtrack of the Twentieth-Century Fox presentation of the Lou Adler, Michael White production by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

89 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the original soundtrack of the Twentieth Century Fox presentation of the Michael White/Lou Adler production
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror show : the new Broadway cast recording by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overture (:52) -- Science fiction double feature (3:20) -- Damn it, Janet (2:22) -- Over at the Frankenstein place (3:20) -- Time warp (4:20) -- Sweet transvestite (3:47) -- Sword of Damocles (2:58) -- I can make you a man (1:50) -- Hot patootie (2:55) -- I can make you a man : reprise (1:57) -- Touch-a-touch-a-touch me (2:27) -- Once in a while (3:30) -- Eddie's teddy (3:10) -- Planet Schmanet : Wise up Janet Weiss (2:50) -- Floor show/Rose tint my world (7:55) -- I'm going home (2:56) -- Spaceship (1:33) -- Super heroes (1:57) -- Science fiction double feature : reprise (1:21) -- Time warp : reprise (1:14)
Phineas and Ferb by Vincent Martella; Thomas Sangster; Ashley Tisdale; Caroline Rhea; Richard O'Brien( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Phineas and Ferb and Perry the Platypus are gonna save Christmas! Get ready for the wildest sleigh ride ever as the hilarious heroes of summer vacation launch into their merriest and "Perry-est" mission yet! Amp up the holidays with outrageous laughs, out-of-this world fun and totally over-the-top songs?everything you need for the ultimate Christmas extravaganza experience! In an all-new, Perry-powered adventure, Phineas, Ferb and their pet platypus (aka Agent P) set out to thwart Dr. Doofenshmirtz's "naughty" plot to ruin Christmas. Will they get everything wrapped up in time for Santa's flyby? Find out in the coolest gift you'll get this year - packed with festive special features that will have you rockin' 'round the tree!"--Container
Glee, the music : the Rocky horror Glee show( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Glee cast performs some favorite songs from the Rocky horror picture show in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the cult classic
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything! : original cast recording by Richard M Sherman( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jubilee by Derek Jarman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Queen Elizabeth I asks her court alchemist to show her England in the future, she's transported 400 years to a post-apocalyptic wasteland of roving girl gangs, an all-powerful media mogul, fascistic police, scattered filth, and twisted sex
The Rocky Horror show : new Broadway cast by Richard O'Brien( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror picture show : let's do the time warp again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their car breaks down during a storm, straitlaced couple Brad and Janet find themselves at the eerie castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. The innocent duo's mind-bending adventure escalates when their host, a sexually ambiguous mad scientist, unveils a stunning creation, a buff bodybuilder designed for her pleasure
Spice world by Spice Girls( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spice Girls perform mega-hits and new songs
The stolen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Lockton has settled in the South Island of New Zealand with her wealthy British husband, David, but her dreams of a new life and prosperous future are shattered when David is murdered and her baby son is kidnapped. When a ransom note arrives, she realizes her only option is to track him down on her own. Charlotte's quest forces her on a dangerous journey of survival through an untamed world to fight to the death for what she holds most dear
The rocky horror show : musical by Richard O'Brien( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror picture show : let's do the time warp again by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One the most iconic cult films and musicals of all time gets a TV revamp with performances from Laverne Cox, Reeve Carney, Victoria Justice, Christina Milian, Ben Vereen, and Adam Lambert
Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror show : vocal selections by Richard O'Brien( )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rocky Horror show : original London cast by Richard O'Brien( Recording )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book, music and lyrics by Richard O'Brien. Some program notes included
The Rocky Horror show by Richard O'Brien( Book )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wholesome, American couple, Brad and Janet, are stranded one lonely night in a country lane. Seeing a light in the window they call to ask for help but find themselves at the temporary residence of Frank-n-Furter, an itinerant intergalactic transsextual, attended by a hunchback and assorted nymphos. Frank has created Rocky Horror -- Richard O'Brien's gloss on the legend of Frankenstein - who carries the 'Charles Atlas seal of approval'. The plot becomes increasingly frenetic with the appearance of Eddie, an old rocker and earlier creation of Frank's; and Frank's seduction of Janet (whilst passing himself off as Brad) and then his seduction of Brad (whilst passing himself as Janet). Dr Evrett Scott arrives in his wheelchair to save the day but Frank's powers are too great for him. However, the servants turn nasty, kill Frank and Rocky, and save the goodies from the awful fate of being transformed into a chorus line in suspenders and high heels." -- Back cover
Midnight movies : from the margin to the mainstream by Stuart Samuels( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between 1970 and 1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch movies: The allegorical freak-out "El topo," the graphic horror of "Night of the living dead," the outrageous filth fest "Pink flamingos," outlaw reggae's "The harder they come," the phenomenal "Rocky horror picture show," and the darkly disturbing "Eraserhead." Discover the stories behind the movies that defied mainstream America to change the world of cinema forever, featuring startling clips, rare archival footage and revealing interviews with the films' directors, distributors, exhibitors and supporters
The Rocky horror show : vocal selections by Richard O'Brien( )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flash Gordon by Sam Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1930's comic strip, and featuring the music of super-group Queen, this feature film has Flash and Dale Arden racing through space to battle Ming the Merciless, to save the Earth from destruction
 
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The rocky horror show : musical
Alternative Names
O'Brien, Ritz 1942-

Original Cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show

Richard O’Brien englischer Schauspieler, Autor und Komponist

Richard O'Brain

Richard O'Brein

Richard O'Brian

Richard O'Brien acteur, scénariste

Richard O'Brien attore, cantante e compositore britannico

Richard O'Brien newzealandsk skuespiller

Richard O'Brien Nieuw-Zeelands acteur

Richard O'Brien nyzealandsk skodespelar

Richard O'Brien nyzealandsk skuespiller

Richard O'Brien nyzeeländsk skådespelare

Richard O'Bryan

Richard O'Bryen

Rocky Horror Cast

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Show

Smith, Richard 1942 March 25-

Smith, Richard Timothy

Smith, Richard Timothy 1942-

The Cast of the New Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Cast

The Rocky Horror Show

Tim Curry, Richard O'Brien Little Nell, Patricia Quinn

Ρίτσαρντ Ο'Μπράιαν

Ричард О'Брайэн

ריצ'רד או'בריאן

ريتشارد أوبراين

ريتشارد أوبراين ممثل إنجليزي

ریچارد اوبراین

ریچارد اوبراین بازیگر نیوزلندی

리처드 오브라이언

오브라이언, 리차드

リチャード・オブライエン

理查·歐布萊恩

理查德·奥布莱恩

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