WorldCat Identities

Bates, Michael 1920-1978

Overview
Works: 62 works in 172 publications in 4 languages and 5,670 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  War films  Biographical films  Television comedies  Television series  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Commentator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Bates
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department
A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

35 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Being the adventures of a young man who couldn't resist pretty girls, or a bit of the old ultra-violence, who went to jail, was re-conditioned, and came out a different young man. Or was he?" So might opine your humble narrator, Alex. Alex and his droogs Georgie, Dim, and Pete are bored. Alex loves Ludwig van, milk bars, and mayhem. One night a botched burglary ends in murder. Apprehended by the police, Alex is tried, sentenced, and sent to prison for fourteen years. Two years into his sentence, he signs up for The Ludovico Treatment, and is released as cured. However, the world is a harsh and violent place, and now Alex is unable to defend himself. O my brothers, what will happen to poor Alex now?
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in modern-day London ... a serial criminal known as the 'Necktie Murderer' has the police on red alert and the trail is leading to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer"--Container
Last of the summer wine( Visual )

3 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elderly delinquents are outstanding examples of the positive benefits of being out of work: they are free to wander and talk together for the first time since their school days, drifting among the gainfully employed world of a small Yorkshire town
Last of the summer wine : Vintage 1995( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly
Bad boy made good : the revival of George Antheil's 1924 Ballet méchanique( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The feature-length version of the documentary film shown on PBS, includes the commentaries by Charles Amirkhanian, Peter Antheil, Michael Bates, Henry Brant, Stanley Burnshaw, Mary E. Davis, Jeffrey Fischer, Truman Rex Fisher, William Holab, Benjamin Lees, Guy Livingston, and David Raksin
Last of the summer wine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to keep his comrades as young and spritely as ever, Foggy setup a training course to get Compo and Clegg in shape, but, as usual, safety isn₂t his first concern. When the trio gets a grill from Auntie Wainwrights, they have a barbecue like never before. Foggy, ever the inspired inventor, comes up with the idea to create bicycle safety underwear and, later in the season, a three man windsurfing sailboard. Finally, in the Christmas special, the trio plan to host a visitor from outer space
Jeeves & Wooster( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection features the five premiere episodes of the series hailed as "irreistible" by critics and beloved by millions of fans worldwide. The inept clubman Bertie Wooster is rescued from various unpleasant situations by the suavely resourceful valet, Jeeves
Roy Clarke's last of the summer wine( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic capers of Compo, Blamire and Clegg ensure that there is never a dull moment. Embarking on their second childhood, they fill their time with cycling, canoeing or whatever daft idea comes into their heads
Last of the summer wine by Roy Clarke( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The comic capers of Compo, Blamire and Clegg ensure that there is never a dull moment. Embarking on their second childhood, they fill their time with cycling, canoeing or whatever daft idea comes into their heads"--Container
Last of the summer wine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elderly, unemployed delinquents, Blamire, Compo and Clegg, are outstandong examples of the positive benefits of being out of work
Spring fever( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly
Forked lightning( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three old men from Yorkshire who have never grown up face the trials of their fellow town citizens and everyday life and stay young by reminiscing about the days of their youth and attempting feats not common to the elderly
It ain't half hot mum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Second World War at the Royal Artillery Depot Deolali, a place where British soldiers stayed before being posted. The Royal Artillery Concert Party, consisting of several soldiers who would rather sing, dance and dress up as women than fight, are stationed permanently to keep the troops entertained. All episodes of the fifth series are featured on this DVD
It ain't half hot mum by Jimmy Perry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Second World War at the Royal Artillery Depot Deolali, a place where British soldiers stayed before being posted, this hilarious BBC comedy was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. The Royal Artillery Concert Party, consisting of several soldiers who would rather sing, dance and dress up as women than fight, are stationed permanently to keep the troops entertained. Meanwhile Battery Sgt. Major Williams is doing his best to get them all posted "up the jungle" so he doesn't have to deal with the hapless bunch. All eight episodes for Series 2 are featured on this DVD, which also includes "Whispering Grass" by Don Estelle, as seen on Top of the Pops, Christmas Day 1975 as a Special Feature
Forked lightning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elderly delinquents are outstanding examples of the positive benefits of being out of work: they are free to wander and talk together for the first time since their school days, drifting among the gainfully employed world of a small Yorkshire town
It ain't half hot mum( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Second World War at the Royal Artillery Depot Deolali, a place where British soldiers stayed before being posted. The Royal Artillery Concert Party, consisting of several soldiers who would rather sing, dance and dress up as women than fight, are stationed permanently to keep the troops entertained. All episodes of the fourth series are featured on this DVD
It ain't half hot mum( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Second World War at the Royal Artillery Depot Deolali, a place where British soldiers stayed before being posted. The Royal Artillery Concert Party, consisting of several soldiers who would rather sing, dance and dress up as women than fight, are stationed permanently to keep the troops entertained. All episodes of the fifth series are featured on this DVD
Spring fever( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elderly delinquents are outstanding examples of the positive benefits of being out of work: they are free to wander and talk together for the first time since their school days, drifting among the gainfully employed world of a small Yorkshire town
Last of the summer wine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three elderly delinquents are outstanding examples of the positive benefits of being out of work: they are free to wander and talk together for the first time since their school days, drifting among the gainfully employed world of a small Yorkshire town
 
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A Clockwork Orange
Alternative Names
Michael Bates acteur britannique

Michael Bates attore inglese

Michael Bates britischer Schauspieler

Michael Bates Brits acteur

Michael Bates brytyjski aktor

Μαϊκλ Μπέιτς

Майкл Бейтс

مایکل بیتس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ميشيل باتس

ميشيل باتس ممثل بريطاني

マイケル・ベイツ

Languages
English (87)

Spanish (10)

German (5)

French (4)

Covers
Frenzy