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Powell, Robert 1944-

Works: 676 works in 1,603 publications in 6 languages and 33,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series  Religious films  Bible films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Dancer, Other, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Powell
Most widely held works by Robert Powell
The afghan by Frederick Forsyth( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British and American intelligence is pitted against the nearly inpenetrable Al Qaeda terrorism network
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 857 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 )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 696 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 )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 523 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( )

25 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 509 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 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2. "BATTLE FLEETS AND U-BOATS. Naval warfare in World War I, from submarine attacks and supporting forces on land to the Battle of Jutland."--"ACES HIGH. See how the airplane became a weapon, fly with the pioneers of military aviation and relive the exploits of legendary pilots like the Red Baron."--"WAR TO END ALL WAR? The entry of the United States helped bring World War I to a close, but the harsh conditions of Versailles Treaty paved the way for a greater conflict to come."--"ENTER THE DICTATORS. The years between the World Wars were marked by the rise of the totalitarian states in Europe and a growing militancy in the Far East."
Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 407 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( )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of opera, illustrated by over 100 musical examples by Naxos artists and other singers
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quasimodo, the malformed bell-ringer of 15th-century Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, is moved to tears by the beautiful gypsy Esmeralda, when she gives him water and a little pity after he is publicly flogged. But others too are enamored of Esmeralda: in particular, the self-righteous archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, who is not above kidnaping and murder to satisfy his lust. (TV guide, January 30-February 5, 1982)
Fonteyn and Nureyev : the perfect partnership( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Mahler by Ken Russell( Visual )

53 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical fantasia on Gustav Mahler's life based on his relationship with his wife, Alma Mahler
Churchill's bodyguard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 251 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, whilst protecting Churchill from many assassination attempts at home, throughout the colonies and through World War II
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Recording )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Richard Hannay offered sanctuary to the man he found on his doorstep, he took the first step on a trail of peril, murder and espionage
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival theatre 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 within the play itself
The Edwardians( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 202 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 200 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
A century of flight : the history of aviation( Visual )

12 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare historic films and interviews with pilots, engineers and designers take you on flights of early jets in accounts of daring, excitement and danger
Mudan ting = Peony pavilion : a Kunju opera by Jiqing Zhang( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Chinese and English and held by 164 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
Chechen extremism by Jonathan Martin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

October 23, 2002, Moscow. Forty two ruthless terrorists are holding hundreds of Russian civilians hostage after taking over a theater. Identifying themselves as Chechen freedom fighters, they demand that Russia withdraw its troops from their homeland Chechnya within seven days. Otherwise, they will start shooting the hostages one by one before blowing up the theater and killing everyone in it including themselves. The roots of the crisis in Moscow stretch back to November, 1991, when following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Chechnya declared itself an independent republic. Chechnya is situated in the remote northern Caucasus around a thousand miles south of Moscow, Russia's capital. Completely landlocked, the mountainous country's neighbors include Georgia, Dagestan, Ingushetia and Stavropol Krai. Conquered first by the Russians in the mid 19th century, Chechnya was always one of the Soviet Union's most troublesome territories. A fiercely independent and warlike people with their own language and customs, the Chechensmost of whom are Muslims, bitterly resented their Russian overlords
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The afghan
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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

رابرت پاول بازیگر بریتانیایی

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English (272)

German (10)

Chinese (8)

Spanish (6)

French (2)

Italian (1)

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