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Powell, Robert 1944-

Overview
Works: 618 works in 1,116 publications in 5 languages and 19,056 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Television plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Detective and mystery stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Robert Powell
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
The afghan by Frederick Forsyth ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British and American intelligence is pitted against the nearly inpenetrable Al Qaeda terrorism network
Tommy by Ken Russell ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and German and held by 671 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."
The afghan by Frederick Forsyth ( )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British and American intelligence is pitted against the nearly inpenetrable Al Qaeda terrorism network
Mrs. Warren's profession ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 491 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
Shaka Zulu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Jude the obscure ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 438 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 classical music by Richard Fawkes ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 356 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
Fonteyn and Nureyev the perfect partnership ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This video traces the partnership of Fonteyn & Nureyev from its inception to its grand finale 17 years later
Shaka Zulu ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. It centers around the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a new nation
Mahler by Ken Russell ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A biographical fantasia on Gustav Mahler's life based on his relationship with Alma Mahler
Churchill's bodyguard ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 245 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
Jane Austen in Manhattan by James Ivory ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 243 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 within the play itself
The history of opera by Richard Fawkes ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of opera, illustrated by over 100 musical examples by Naxos artists and other singers
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 238 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 on a trail of peril, murder, conspiracy, and espionage; a trail that led him to the desolate moorlands of Galloway. In this taut and thrilling adventure Hannay finds himself on the run, pursued by the authorities and at the same time hunted by a ruthless gang of conspirators
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and French and held by 234 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
The Edwardians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 196 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 breaker by Minette Walters ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An abandoned three-year-old girl is found in Poole, twenty miles away from the body of her dead mother. The question raised is this: Why was the woman killed and her daughter, a witness, allowed to live?
The four feathers by Zoltan Korda ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As England teeters on the brink of war with Egypt, Harry, a handsome, young lieutenant, resigns his commission. Then four telegrams arrive, one for Harry and the others for his three closest fellow-officers. Harry destroys the messages, and in turn his friends send him three feathers representing his cowardice and they sever all ties with him. Desperate to regain respect, he travels secretly to the Sudan and with blind fury he saves each of his three friends from grisly deaths
The Mystery of Edwin Drood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On a stormy Christmas Eve, young, handsome Edwin Drood vanishes from his quiet country village without a trace. His disappearance sets off a terrifying murder mystery that unfolds amidst dank tombs, underground crypts, and the squalid slums of Victorian England"--Container
 
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English (196)
German (10)
French (9)
Spanish (3)
Chinese (1)
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