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Maxwell, Roberta 1942-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 201 publications in 4 languages and 6,684 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Legal films  Nonfiction television programs  Televised performances  Television adaptations  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Roberta Maxwell
 
Most widely held works by Roberta Maxwell
Mourning becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic American drama of love, revenge, murder and suicide set against the backdrop of a small New England town in the post-Civil War era. Each episode concludes with an after word by Erich Segal containing biographical information on Eugene O'Neill
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an Oscar-winning role, Susan Sarandon portrays Sister Helen Prejean, a spiritual woman who embarks on a dangerous quest with a convicted killer and the profound changes it makes in her life. Confronted with the anger of the community and the private pain of his victims' parents, Sister Helen overcomes her own fears to fight for the life and soul of a death row inmate
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries."--Back of container
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
The widowing of Mrs. Holroyd by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of the Long Wharf Theatre's production of D.H. Lawrence's play, originally published in 1914
Is your mama a llama? : --and more classic children's stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is your mama a llama?: Through playful rhyme and riddle, a young llama learns about different kinds of animals; Noisy Nora: What's a wee mouse to do when little brother and big sister take up all of mom and dad's time? Make noise!; Each peach pear plum: Children play 'I spy' with favorite nursery rhyme characters in this beloved story; The little red hen: The classic tale of a hardworking hen who teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out; Reading to your bunny: An original story by Rosemary Wells that highlights the importance of reading to children
Southern cross by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is Richmond, Virginia, where Charlotte police chief Judy Hammer has been brought to clean up the police force. In the most difficult assignment of her career and in the face of intense public scrutiny, she finds herself embroiled in a stew of corruption, scandal, and robberies that escalate to murder
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in a shabby tavern outside Boston in 1828, the play centers on Cornelius Melody ... a proud Irishman who clings to memories of European genitility ... explores its characters' conflicts with reality and illusion, as well as their joys and sorrows in love"--Container
Black notice by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Recording )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kay becomes involved in the intrigue surrounding a cargo ship that is found to hold a locked and sealed container with the remains of a stowaway inside
The little red hen by Paul Galdone( Recording )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about helping out in this classic story
The mermaid chair( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After sending her daughter off to school, Jessie finds herself feeling alone and restless in her 20-year marriage. When she receives a disturbing phone call, she embarks on a journey to her childhood home on a beautiful island to deal with the shocking behavior of her mentally unstable mother. While delving into her family's secretive past, Jessie meets and finds herself undeniably attracted to a Benedictine monk. This struggle with temptation, combined with the unearthing of her own history, leads Jessie to undergo a spiritual, artistic and erotic awakening--all of which help her discover her true self and what she wants out of life--From item description
The last precinct by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kay Scarpetta's nightmare is perpetuated as she discovers that the so-called Werewolf murders may have extended to New York City and into the darkest corners of her past
The last precinct by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Recording )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kay struggles to convince others of the truth behind the so-called Werewolf murders, despite unnerving evidence to the contrary
Queer as folk( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season five, the final season of the series, continues to follow the journey of a group of gay friends and lovers living in Pittsburgh. Brian buys and revamps the dance club Babylon, Michael embraces domesticity with Ben, Emmett finds success as a TV personality, Ted struggles with body prejudices and Mel and Lindsay find their relationship in trouble
Liberty! : the American Revolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations
Hungry hearts by Saverio Costanzo( Visual )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York City newlyweds Jude and Mina have a seemingly perfect relationship. But things take an unsettling turn with the birth of their son. Convinced that the baby must be kept free of all contaminants, Mina develops fanatical obsessions with veganism, cleanliness, and purity that may kill the child unless Jude can stop her
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play filmed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival before a live audience
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early 20th century New Hampshire, the Webb and Gibbs families live next door to each other in a small town called Grover's Corners. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface there is nostalgia, but small ironies and inconsistencies persist that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the town drunk Simon Stimson
Caps for sale : and other storybook classics( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming tale of the peddler whose stolen caps mean all kinds of monkey business. Other stories add to the collection
Stories from the farm by 398.24( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosie's walk: Rosie the hen takes a walk through the barnyard, unaware that a single-minded fox is stalking her. The pigs' wedding: Nothing can spoil the guests' good time at the wedding of Porker and Curlytail--not even the rain. Petunia: After discovering a book in the meadow, Petunia the believes she has become wise, and proceeds to dispense advice to all and sundry. She learns that carrying a book under her wing doesn't necessarily make her knowledgeable. The little red hen: In this classic story, an industrious, hardworking hen teaches her friends a thing or two about pitching in and helping out
 
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Alternative Names
Roberta Maxwell actress

Roberta Maxwell Canadees actrice

Roberta Maxwell canadisk skuespiller

Roberta Maxwell kanadensisk skådespelare

Roberta Maxwell kanadische Schauspielerin

Roberta Maxwell kanadisk skodespelar

Roberta Maxwell kanadisk skuespiller

Roberta Maxwellová kanadská herečka

Роберта Максвелл

רוברטה מקסוול

رابرتا مکسل بازیگر کانادایی

روبرتا ماكسويل

রবার্টা ম্যাক্সওয়েল

ロバータ・マクスウェル

Languages
English (128)

Italian (7)

French (2)

German (1)