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Powell, Robert 1944-

Works: 710 works in 1,562 publications in 6 languages and 32,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Musical films  Biography  Rock films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other, Singer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Powell
Most widely held works by Robert Powell
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

67 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The afghan by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and American intelligence is pitted against the nearly inpenetrable Al Qaeda terrorism network
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic story of the uniting of the Zulu tribes into a powerful new nation under the leadership of one man, set in the period of European colonial expansion
Tommy by Ken Russell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rock opera about a boy who is traumatized by the murder of his father. He is "cured" several years later, only to be hailed as a "Messiah."
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
The history of classical music by Richard Fawkes( )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Gregorian Chant to Henryk Gorecki, here is the fascinating story of over a thousand years of Western classical music and composers. Polyphony, sonata form, serial music and other terms are explained with 150 accompanying music excerpts
Century of warfare( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 7. "VIETNAM. It was a war that proved that might and money do not lead inevitably to victory, and its harsh lessons forced America to rethink its role in the world."--"WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST. From Israel's continual battles to defend itself to inter-Arab squabbles and the role of oil, trace the many conflicts that have shaken this tumultuous region."--"GULF WAR AND THE FUTURE. The Allied victory over Iraq showcased a new generation of weapons and tactics, but evolving threats--particularly from weapons to mass destruction--require a new approach to deterrence."
Jude the obscure( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jude Fawley is a poor stone carver who is tricked into a loveless marriage and ultimately forced to give up his dreams of a university education. After his wife deserts him, he begins a scandalous relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead
The history of opera by Richard Fawkes( )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its origins in the 16th century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Following the widely acclaimed History of classical music, Richard Fawkes traces the history of opera up to the present day on the first three parts; and devote the fourth to the history of operetta
The hunchback of Notre Dame( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasimodo, a deformed hunchback, falls in love with a beautiful gypsy and fights a series of violent battles and evil paramours as he tries to valiantly defend her until the end. Includes bonus previews
Fonteyn and Nureyev : the perfect partnership( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theater companies compete to produce their own unique versions of Jane Austen's childhood play, 'Sir Charles Grandison'. George Midash buys the plays manuscript at Sotheby's for Pierre, the head of the avant-garde theater troupe. Another troupe, headed by the traditional Lilianna Zorska, strives to produce their own version of the play. In her first role, a young actress is manipulated by Pierre to join his company. When Lilianna decides to match wits with Pierre, events begin to mirror those that occur with the play itself
Mahler by Ken Russell( Visual )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical fantasia on Gustav Mahler's life based on his relationship with his wife, Alma Mahler
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Richard Hannay offered sanctuary to the man he found on the doorstep of his London flat in the middle of the night, he took the first step in a trail of peril, murder, conspiracy and espionage, that led him to the desolate moorland of Galloway
Churchill's bodyguard( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Winston Churchill's personal bodyguard for nearly 18 years, Walter H. Thompson saw history unfold firsthand. This program puts you inside the skin of a working-class Scotland Yard detective who experienced the 20th-century's great events as both witness and participant
The Edwardians( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
The outsider : a life in intrigue by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever: his own. He was the RAF's youngest pilot at the age of nineteen, barely escaped the wrath of an arms dealer in Hamburg, got strafed by a MiG during the Nigerian civil war, landed during a bloody coup in Guinea-Bissau, and was accused of helping fund a 1973 coup in Equatorial Guinea. The Stasi arrested him, the Israelis feted him, the IRA threatened him, and a certain attractive Czech secret police agent - well, her actions were a bit more intimate. And that's just for starters. It is a memoir like no other, and a book of pure delight
Mudan ting = Peony pavilion : a Kunju opera by Tang Ye( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Chinese and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature presentation includes an introduction. Abridged version of a re-creation of a Chinese opera of the Ming Dynasty, based on a play by 16th-century dramatist Tang Xianzu (1550-1616). The work, which is in the Kunju opera style, combines singing, recitation, dancing, acrobatics, stilt-walking, martial arts, female impersonation, and puppetry. Its central plot depicts the love story of the beautiful Du Liniang and the scholar Liu Mengmei. Voiceover narration in English clarifies key points in the action
The breaker by Minette Walters( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twelve hours after a woman's broken body is washed up on a deserted shore on the south coast of England, her traumatised three-year-old daughter is discovered twenty miles away walking the streets of Poole, alone and apparently abandoned. But why was Kate killed and her daughter, a witness, allowed to live? And why weren't they together?"--Container
The blood doctor by Barbara Vine( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First Lord Nanther clearly hoped to be the subject of an admiring posthumous biography. Having built a name for himself as Queen Victoria's favoured physician - expert on blood diseases and particularly the royal disease of haemophilia - he fastidiously set about recording the details of his eminent life, carefully cataloguing every significant letter, diary and medical essay that he'd written
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Robert Powell acteur britannique

Robert Powell attore inglese

Robert Powell britischer Schauspieler

Robert Powell britisk skodespelar

Robert Powell britisk skuespiller

Robert Powell Brits acteur

Robert Powell brittisk skådespelare

Robertus Powell

Ρόμπερτ Πάουελ

Пауэлл, Роберт

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English (247)

Spanish (11)

German (9)

French (9)

Chinese (9)

Italian (1)

The afghanShaka ZuluThe history of classical musicThe history of operaFonteyn and Nureyev : the perfect partnershipMahlerChurchill's bodyguardThe Edwardians