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Griffiths, Richard 1947-2013

Overview
Works: 223 works in 1,067 publications in 9 languages and 48,080 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Film sequels  History  Comedy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Commentator, Creator, Other, Editor, win, Recipient, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Richard Griffiths
 
Most widely held works by Richard Griffiths
Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets by Chris Columbus( Visual )

104 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 6,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finds young wizard Harry and his friends Ron and Hermoine facing new challenges during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as they try to uncover a dark force that is terrorizing the school
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Alfonso Cuarón( Visual )

62 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 4,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, Ron, and Hermione, now teenagers, return for their third year at Hogwarts. There they are forced to face escaped prisoner Sirius Black, who poses a great threat to Harry. Harry must overcome the threats of Dementors, outsmart a werewolf, and finally deal with the truth about Sirius and his relationship with his parents. Harry and friends master advanced magic classes, cross time barriers, and change the course of more than one life
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by David Yates( Visual )

45 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits"--Container
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by David Yates( Visual )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
Hugo by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 2,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, twelve-year-old Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric girl and the owner of a small toy booth in the train station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message all come together to change Hugo's life forever
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
Bedtime stories by Walt Disney( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marty Bronson raises his son and daughter on his own. He has to sell his homey motel to Barry Nottingham who promises to make Marty's son manager. But, Nottingham pulls down the motel and builds a pricey hotel. Now grown up, Marty's son, Skeeter, works as a janitor and general servant. He still dreams of becoming the manager. When Nottingham announces a brand-new hotel, built on an existing school's property, he makes his future son-in-law, Kendall, manager. Skeeter's sister Wendy, has to leave town for a job interview and asks him to alternate looking after her two children Patrick and Bobbi, with Wendy's colleague, Jill. He doesn't get along with either Jill or the children, but his easy-going attitude loosens them all up. He starts telling the children bedtime stories and the children grow fond of him. They make suggestions about how the stories should go. When the stories become true in real life, Skeeter tries to maneuver the stories into a direction which will make his dream come true, too
Pirates of the Caribbean, on stranger tides by Johnny Depp( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Undetermined and English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of truth, betrayal, youth, demise, and mermaids! When Jack crosses paths with a woman from his past, he's not sure if it's love, or if she's a ruthless con artist using him to find the fabled Fountain of Youth. Forced aboard the ship of the most feared pirate ever, Jack doesn't know who to fear more, Blackbeard or the woman from his past
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

43 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Visual )

59 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows. This program views the Merry wives of Windsor as Shakespeare's attack on middle class propriety and hypocrisy. He challenges the belief that fidelity is mere lip service and a result of arranged, loveless marriages
Harry Potter and the sorcerer's stone by Chris Columbus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Potter, an orphaned child that has spent the first ten years of his life living under the stairs of his aunt and uncle's house, is invited to join the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. He learns his destiny lies in the realm of magic and fantasy
Venus by Peter O'Toole( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maurice, a still-working actor whiles away his dwindling days playing bit parts (corpses, mostly) or at the local pub with a pair of equally frail footlights friends, drama queen Ian and taciturn Donald. Ian announces that his niece has sent her wayward daughter to stay with him. Jessie is a borderline hooligan, surly, self-centered, willful, and a prodigious drinker. Maurice looks at Jessie with unapologetic longing, appreciating things she can't see in herself, but also the idea of youth--specifically, womanly youth. Jessie appraises Maurice to see what she can get out of him, and they play at Henry Higgins tutoring Eliza Doolittle together. Both are prickly, independent egoists, and wherever they're going, neither is going quietly
Bleak House by Charles Dickens( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of an interminable court case spin three young people each searching for their place in the world. Their story moves fast, swirling through an incredible array of characters from passionate young lovers to ruthless lawyers, from an ice-cold aristocratic beauty to a shrewd relentless detective, until the final thrilling climax
The hollow crown by Simon Russell Beale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From executive producer Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare's most celebrated historical plays: Richard II, Henry IV (Part 1 and Part 2), and Henry V. Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons (The Borgias), Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers), and Ben Whishaw (Skyfall) in his award-winning role as Richard II star in this epic tale of three kings and their battle for survival, and the rise and fall of a dynasty. - Container
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Pie in the sky( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After 25 years in the force, Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe has lost his appetite for the job. He plans to take early retirement and open his dream restaurant, Pie in the Sky. But his accountant wife, Margaret, doesn't think the numbers add up. And his boss, ACC Fisher needs him around to handle those delicate cases at which he excels. Although craving retirement, Crabbe discovers that crime solving can be just as hard to resist as his signature steak and kidney pie."--Container
Guarding Tess by Hugh Wilson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a cantankerous former First Lady and her reluctant bodyguard
The Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear by Leslie Nielsen( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Frank Drebin loves a mystery. Why are we here? Is there life after sex? Yes, Drebin tackles the big issues, and the biggest of all is how to stop devious Quentin Hapsburg's plan to destroy the environment!
 
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Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixGandhiHarry Potter and the sorcerer's stoneBleak HouseThe world of Peter Rabbit and friendsThe Naked gun 2 1/2 : the smell of fear
Alternative Names
Griffiths, Richard, 1947-

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