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Ackland, Joss 1928-

Works: 289 works in 766 publications in 4 languages and 22,137 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Sports films  Biographical films  Juvenile works  Animated films  History  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joss Ackland
Most widely held works by Joss Ackland
The Mighty Ducks by Stephen Herek( Visual )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,467 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 )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,085 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
D3 the Mighty Ducks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 974 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
Richard Adams's Watership down by Richard Adams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 946 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
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
A kid in King Arthur's court by Michael Gottlieb( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To 14-year-old little leaguer Calvin Fuller, life is like one big strikeout when he lets his team down. Then an earthquake sends him through a magical time rift, and he finds himself in King Arthur's court. But all is not well with the realm. An aged King Arthur is in danger of losing control to the evil Lord Belasco, and now it's up to Calvin to save the kingdom. But before he can find a way to vanquish Belasco, he must first find a way to conquer his own fears."--Container
Flawless by Michael Radford( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laura Quinn is an executive at the London Diamond Corporation who finds herself routinely stifled on the corporate ladder. Hobbs is an equally overlooked nighttime janitor with an intimate knowledge of the security system. Hobbs has a score to settle with the Corporation. Sensing Laura's frustration, Hobbs convinces her to help him pull off an ingenious heist
The screwtape letters by C. S Lewis( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 593 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
The princess and the goblin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, Princess Irene becomes lost in the woods and is attacked by goblins. Luckily, a young miner boy, Curdie, finds her and rescues her. Safely home at her father's castle, she discovers that she has magical powers
How about you by Anthony Byrne( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 474 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
Hogfather by En Ji( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 470 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 470 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 )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthony Hopkins give a no-holds-barred performance as the legendary artist Pablo 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 LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

12 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 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
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Zeta-Jones makes her long-awaited Broadway debut in an intimate version of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. Joining her in this production is stage and screen icon Angela Lansbury
Hidden in silence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Catholic teenager Stefania Podgórska, who, with her younger sister Helena, hid 13 Jews in the attic of their home in Przemyśl, Poland, during WWII
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D. (Phyllis Dorothy), 1920- James( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 390 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
My better half and me : a love affair that lasted fifty years by Joss Ackland( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosemary Ackland began writing her diary in 1945, aged just 15. For the next 58 years, through happiness and heartache, she continued to write. Even after the tragic onset of Motor Neurone disease, which left her mute and immobile, her diary was still an outlet in fact. This book weaves together Rosemary's diaries
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Alternative Names
Ackland, Jocelyn.

Ackland, Jocelyn 1928-

Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn

Ackland, Sidney Edmond Jocelyn 1928-

Joss Ackland acteur britannique

Joss Ackland Angol színész

Joss Ackland attore inglese

Joss Ackland britischer Schauspieler

Joss Ackland Brits acteur

Joss Ackland brytyjski aktor

Джос Акланд

Экленд, Джосс

Ջոս Էքլենդ

جاس آکلند

조스 애클랜드



English (188)

German (8)

Spanish (5)

French (4)

ShadowlandsA kid in King Arthur's courtThe screwtape lettersShroud for a nightingaleMy better half and me : a love affair that lasted fifty years