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Grant, Richard E. 1957-

Overview
Works: 254 works in 694 publications in 4 languages and 27,988 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Diaries  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Director, Narrator, Performer, Author of introduction, Contributor, yan
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Richard E Grant
The iron lady by Meryl Streep ( Visual )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 2,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world
Gosford Park by Robert Altman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and French and held by 2,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
The age of innocence by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by Tim Burton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victor has messed up his vows during a wedding rehearsal, and is traveling through the woods, reciting his vows. He stops to rest in the woods, and while practicing. He finally gets them right and ceremoniously puts the wedding ring on a finger-shaped stick in the ground and says his wedding vows. The stick turns out to be a rotted finger belonging to a murdered girl who has returned as a zombie and insists that she is now Victor's lawfully wedded wife
Penelope by Mark Palansky ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Wilhern is born to wealthy socialites. She is afflicted by the Wilhern spell that can only be broken when she finds love. Hidden away in her family's estate, the lonely girl meets a string of suitors in her parent's futile attempt to break the curse. Each eligible bachelor is enamored with Penelope and her sizable dowry, but only until her curse is revealed. Lemon, a mischievous and eager tabloid reporter, wants a photograph of the mysterious Penelope and hires Max to pose as a prospective suitor to get the shot. The handsome down-on-his luck gambler finds himself falling for Penelope. He decides to disappear so he will not disappoint her or to expose his surreptitious ways. Fed up by this latest betrayal and determined to live life on her own terms, Penelope breaks free from her family and ventures into the world alone. She finds adventure and meets Annie, her first friend, and becomes the person she was meant to be
Bram Stoker's Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15th-century warrior Vlad goes off the fight the Turks. Upon his return, he finds that his wife Elisabeta, hearing he was dead, has killed herself. Maddened by this injustice, Vlad curses God, and becomes the immortal blood-eating fiend known as Count Dracula--for centuries. When English attorney Jonathan Harker journeys to Dracula's castle, the Count sees a photograph of his fiancée, Mina Murray. Dracula's patience has been rewarded--Elisabeta lives again! The Count goes to dastardly lengths to possess Mina, while her best friend Lucy, Lucy's three suitors, and Prof. Abraham Van Helsing all become entangled by Dracula's quest. The modern age is dawning, even in Transylvania. Will the Count triumph, or be relegated to the past?
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patrick Stewart stars as Scrooge in this brilliant presentation of Charles Dickens' holiday classic about the meanest miser in London who is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
The player by Robert Altman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"I was just thinking what an interesting concept it is to eliminate the writer from the artistic process. If we could just get rid of these actors and directors, maybe we've got something here."--Griffin Mill. Griffin is a slick, successful film studio vice president whose primary duty is to listen to story pitches from a constant stream of writers. Like all Hollywood producers, he's always looking over his shoulder, and he thinks up-and-comer Larry Levy is after his job. Along with power lunches, corporate in-fighting, and bottom-line priorities, a mysterious someone--probably an ignored and angry screenwriter--has been leaving him threatening postcards. When he finally takes action, his cool aplomb deserts him, things go seriously sideways, and Griffin's world begins falling apart
The little vampire by Uli Edel ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Tony Thompson (Lipnicki) third grade really bites. He's in a new school, in a new country, and he's having trouble fitting in. But things change when Tony befriends a young vampire named Rudolph. Soon Tony and Rudolph are going on fang-tastic flying adventures, eluding vampire hunters and driving the countryside of Scotland batty
Withnail & I by Bruce Robinson ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1969, depicts the lives of Withnail and Marwood, two poor, unemployed actors. When Marwood is offered the lead role in a play it strains their friendship and they decide to spend a weekend at the cottage of Withnail's Uncle Monte to relax. Things go horribly wrong however, and the rift between them grows
The Scarlet pimpernel ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"France, 1792. It is the height of the French Revolution. The country is gripped by revolutionary fever and the evil Head of Secret Police, Chauvelin, keeps the guillotines busy executing innocent peasants, aristocrats and priests. Only the mysterious stranger known as the Scarlet Pimpernel constantly foils Chauvelin's plans with his heroic missions to save innocent lives"--Box
L.A. story by Mick Jackson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wacky TV weatherman finds his crazy world invaded by a sentient freeway sign, an unconventional British reporter, and a ditzy blonde
Khumba ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A half-striped zebra blamed for the drought in Great Karoo embarks on a quest to earn his stripes by finding the legendary waterhole and saving the animals back home
Henry & June by Philip Kaufman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore the relationships between the writers Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller, and his wife June in Paris 1931
Wah-wah by Richard E Grant ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the experiences of actor/director Richard E. Grant during the late 1960s in the British colonial community in Swaziland as that country was becoming independent. Portrays a community occupied with booze and adultery in an attempt to stave off boredom. Follows the divorce of young Ralphie's parents and his adjustment when he returns from boarding school two years later to find that his alcoholic father has married an American stewardess. Shows how Ralph finds release in acting and with the love of a girl
Spice world by Spice Girls ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Spice Girls perform mega-hits and new songs
The miracle maker the story of Jesus by Derek W Hayes ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A family seeking help for their sick daughter must choose between loyalty to the king and their need for Jesus' help
Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
The crimson petal and the white ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1870s London, a prostitute known as Sugar sees a potential way out of the brothel she works for when she is taken in by William Rackham, the son of a wealthy businessman
 
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Alternative Names
Grant Esterhuysen, Richard 1957-
Languages
English (272)
French (7)
Spanish (2)
German (2)
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