WorldCat Identities

Thomas, Ralph 1915-2001

Overview
Works: 91 works in 221 publications in 1 language and 786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PR4571, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Thomas
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Thomas
A Tale of two cities ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic tale by Dickens about two men and the woman they both love, set during the turmoil of the French revolution
Doctor in the house by Ralph Thomas( Visual )
14 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four roommates, one a womanizer, one a rubgy star, one determined to flunk, and one a good influence, try to get through English medical school
The high commissioner ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aussie detective Scobie Malone accepts a mission to fly to London to arrest Sir James Quentin, a high level Australian commissioner wanted down under for murder. But when Malone arrives, he finds that the amiable Quentin is not only the key in groundbreaking peace negotiations, but also the target of an assassin himself
The clouded yellow ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sacked secret service agent gets work tending a butterfly collection and finds that this involves him in a murder plot
Doctor at sea by Jack Davies( Visual )
14 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To escape the boredom of practice ashore, a doctor signs on a cargo boat as a ship's doctor and becomes involved with a French girl
Above us the waves by Ralph Thomas( Visual )
4 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dramatic World War II story of Britain's heroic attempts to sink the Tirpitz in a Norwegian fjord, using the midget "X-craft" submarines
Doctor at large ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Internationally acclaimed actor Dirk Bogarde brings his dry wit to "Doctor at Large", the hilarious sequel to "Doctor at Sea". A hopeful surgeon, itching to get his fingers into more than tiny cuts, he ricochets his way through Europe going from near total disaster, always in pursuit of truth, beauty and Joy (a distractingly sexy lady doctor in the making ...). Whether dodging the ample but dubious charms of his partner's wife or insulting his superior, Bogarde proves that you can always take two steps back for every one you take forward. Third in the 'Doctor' series
The high bright sun by Ralph Thomas( Visual )
3 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young American archaeologist of Cypriot parentage is visiting Cypriot friends who, unbeknown to her, are involved in the local terrorist racket
Campbell's kingdom by Ralph Thomas( Visual )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruce Campbell is a young Englishman who believes himself incurably ill. He travels to Canada to take over the land he has inherited, and intends to take up the dream of discovering oil before the valley is flooded
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )
19 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay. When Darnay goes to Paris to rescue an imprisoned family retainer, he becomes entangled in the snares of the brutal French Revolution and is himself jailed and condemned to the guillotine. But Sydney Carton, in love with a woman he cannot have, comes up with a daring plan to save her husband
Upstairs and downstairs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When it comes to marrying the boss's daughter, Richard takes his father-in-law's advice to hire a live-in domestic. He soon finds good help is hard to come by
Mad about men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sequel to the innovative little British comedy "Miranda". That film was about a mermaid coming out of water and befriending every male she met. This one picks up some time after with Miranda and also as stuffy teacher Caroline going to Cornwall to sell her house so she can marry snooty Peter Martin
Deadlier than the male ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bulldog Drummond, a suave insurance investigator, trails a pair of sexy assassins who kill for fun and profit
The thirty nine steps by John Buchan( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een Engelsman gaat op zoek naar de moordenaar van een meisje, raakt verwikkeld in een spionagecomplot en wordt vervolgens zelf van de moord verdacht
Iron petticoat ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This comic battle of the sexes pits a defecting Soviet jet pilot (Hepburn) against a U.S. army captain (Hope) who is charged with turning a diehard communist into a patriotic capitalist. "--Container
A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pinky, an ex-con who wants to go straight, manages to get a job as a maintenance man at a London bank, but an old cohort lures Pinky with a beautiful woman back into his old ways
Doctor in distress ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pompous chief surgeon falls in love for the first time, and his assistant tries to help the romance along while balancing his own love life
Quest for love by Ralph Thomas( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a scientific experiment goes horribly wrong during a demonstration, a scientist finds himself trapped in an alternate reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also has some striking differences. In this other reality he is no longer a scientist but rather a well known author. He also finds that he is married to a beautiful woman who he instantly falls in love with but who his alternate self never cared for. He has some difficulty convincing anyone that he is not actually who they think he is. With the help of a physics professor who believes his story, he finally manages to convince his 'wife' that he is not the man she knew before. After a personal tragedy in this alternate world, he finds himself back in his own world and desperately trying to locate the woman he fell in love with in the other world
Agent 8 3/4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina and Robert Morley star in this satirical comedy-thriller at the height of the 007 popularity and set amidst the world of international espionage. Unemployed Nicolas Whistler accepts a job and a tidy salary with what he believes to be a glass manufacturing company in London. He soon discovers that his business behind the Iron Curtain is in fact illegal. Everyone apparently believes him to be a spy but it takes much time and adventure for him to realize it. The realization numbs him with horror, and with his contacts gone, he is on his own. He must escape arrest and flee to England but the secret police are close behind him. Robert Morley, as his boss is a scene stealer." --Container cover
Appoinment with Venus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the outbreak of WWII the British realise they can't prevent the invasion of the Channel Islands. However, someone realises that a prize cow is on the islands and the Nazis mustn't get hold of her. This is the intrepid story of the cow-napping from under the noses of the Nazis
 
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Languages
English (124)
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