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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Overview
Works: 342 works in 683 publications in 3 languages and 21,237 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Christian fiction  Television plays  Biography  Diaries  Television adaptations  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
 
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win
K-19 the widowmaker by Kathryn Bigelow( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Vostrikov, a Russian naval officer has being given command of the Soviet Union's first nuclear submarine, K-19, at the height of the Cold War in 1961. The vessel's executive officer Captain Polenin asserts that the flagship is not yet ready for deployment. But, political pressure forces Vostrikov to sail his crew into the North Atlantic anyway, for a missile fire test that serves as a warning to the U.S. The test is a success, but a leak in the K-19's cooling system soon threatens the nuclear payload
Lethal weapon 2 by Richard Donner( Visual )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's been two years since we last caught up with the battle-hardened pair of Murtaugh (Danny Glover) and Riggs (Mel Gibson). Murtaugh is still the family man. Riggs is still the reckless man without a family, but now he counts the odds before plunging into a seemingly impossible situation. He cracks more jokes, too
D3 the Mighty Ducks ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Ducks win scholarships to a snooty private school, Coach Bombay announces that he's moving on to greener pastures with the Goodwill Games. Shortly after the team arrive at Eden Hall Academy, they inherit a new coach who turns out to be their worst nightmare. Then with their scholarships on the line, they face their toughest rival, the 10-time championship varsity team
A kid in King Arthur's court by Michael Gottlieb( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14-year-old Little Leaguer Calvin Fuller is in an earthquake which sends him through a time rift into King Arthur's court. Arthur is in danger of losing his kingdom and Calvin must find a way to conquer his fears and help Arthur save his realm
Flawless ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura is an exec at the london diamond corporation who finds herself stifled on the corporate ladder. Hobbs is the equally overlooked night janitor with intimate knowledge of the security & a score to settle with the corporation. Sensing Laura's frustration Hobbs convinces her to help him pull off a heist
Shadowlands ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, this film is about the agonizing spiritual crisis of C.S. Lewis when his wife died from cancer. The love, grief, pain, and sorrow were so shattering to Lewis that his basic Christian beliefs, magnificently communicated in his many books, were now called into serious doubt. But he picked up the pieces and moved out of the depressing "shadowlands," realizing that "real life has not even begun yet."
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Correspondence of the worldly-wise old devil to his nephew Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing damnation of an ordinary young man
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Richard Adams's Watership down ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nestled among the rolling hills and peaceful meadows of England lives a community of rabbits. When their warren is threatened, a small group of brave rabbits escapes into the unknown countryside seeking a new home. Led by the visionary Fiver, they face huge challenges and use strength and cunning to survive, while gaining new allies, battling new enemies and always pursuing their dream." -- Container
The princess and the goblin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a peaceful kingdom is menaced by an army of monstrous goblins, a brave and beautiful princess joins forces with a resourceful peasant boy to rescue the noble king and all his people
The little prince by Richard Kiley( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
How about you by Anthony Byrne( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ellie is a free-spirited and headstrong young woman. She is left in charge of a residential home over the Christmas holidays. Her youth and inexperience bring her into conflict with the four grumpy residents. See how the hilarious antics of this uncivilized group, an unlikely romance, and the gradual solidarity that develops between the residents and Ellie unfold
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Hogfather ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the holiday of Hogswatch in the parallel universe of Discworld, the night when kids anticipate presents from the beloved Hogfather. But someone--or something-- wants the Hogfather out of the way. Now it's up to the most unlikely of heroes to get the holiday back on track before humanity loses all hope
Bill & Ted's bogus journey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Everything's excellent for everyone's favorite surf-speaking dudes! With their own apartment, a pair of bodacious princess babes and a spot on the upcoming 'Battle Of The Bands', life couldn't be any better! But all of that goes down the tubes when Bill and Ted's evil robot twins kill the San Dimas duo and then take over their lives! Replaced on Earth by the bogus robots, the real Bill and Ted embark upon a most unwanted expedition...straight to Hell! Now, their only hope is to give the Grim Reaper a wedgie, and then challenge him to the Ultimate Death Match of all time! But can Bill and Ted cheat death, save the world from evil, rescue the princess babes and be back in time to win the 'Battle Of The Bands'? Or will their heinous metal twins change the duo's destiny forever?"--Container
Surviving Picasso by James Ivory( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the ledgendary artist Pable Picasso. The world knew his passion for canvas, color, metal and ceramics, but little was known about his other passion--women. Told from the viewpoint of his longtime mistress and mother of his children, Claude and Paloma
John LeCarreĢ's A murder of quality ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The house in the woods: According to local legend, Winyard is haunted, and it lives up to its reputation when a young couple dies on the property in a grisly fashion. Dead letters: As Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide? Vixen's run: At a family gathering, thrice-married baronet Freddy Butler keels over dead, leaving an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: The shotgun slaying of accountant Martin Barrett leads Barnaby and Jones on a trail of blackmail
 
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Alternative Names
Ackland, Jocelyn.
Ackland, Jocelyn 1928-
Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn 1928-
Languages
English (148)
Spanish (2)
Chinese (1)
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