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Dennison, Richard

Overview
Works: 48 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 255 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Documentary films  Educational films  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Live sound recordings  Drama  Country music  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Producer, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Dennison
Mawson: Life and Death in Antarctica( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian adventurer Tim Jarvis retraces Mawson's gruelling experience to find the answer to how Mawson lived in 1912, after the loss of his supplies and his companions plunged him into one of the most amazing feats of physical and mental endurance of all time. Jarvis, author of a book of the same title, confronts the deadly ice as Mawson did, with similar meagre rations and primitive clothing and equipment
Ten Million Wildcats( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Australia is the only continent completely overrun by domestic cats gone wild. Condemned as wildlife enemy number one, they're estimated to kill billions of native animals each year. But how much of a role have they really had in the destruction of the country's fauna? Where did they come from? And how did they spread so quickly?"--Container
Pioneers of love( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a two part documentary series that recounts the epic saga and follows the lives of Leandro Illin and a Ngadjon woman, Kitty Clarke, a traditional owner of the land. Pioneers of Love begins by telling the story of how, in 1910, the Illins, a family of aristocratic Russian dissidents, fled to Australia to escape persecution. It tells the story of Leandro and Kitty's battle to be granted permission to be recognised as husband and wife and the backlash they received because of this request. The program explores Leandro and Kitty's commitment to one another and consequently the lasting impact that Leandro's ideals of 'truth, justice and equality' has had for aboriginal rights in Australia
The human race( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary follows the 500 kilometre journey of three men across the Kimberley Region in Western Australian from the edge of the desert to the coast. The backgrounds, motives and methods of the three men are vastly different. So, too, is the effect the trek has on their bodies and minds. The film offers a unique essay about the human spirit and the character of the Australian landscape
Mutiny on the Western Front( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Australian veterans of the Great War revisit scenes of famous battles in France and Belgium. Tells the story of the Australian involvement using archival film and comments from war historians. Shows the change of attitude to war and the feelings that led some men in the 1st Battalion to mutiny in September 1918. Also reveals the politics and public opinion of the time
The Irish in Australia : echo of a distant drum( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the Irish in Australia
Ballooning over Everest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Chris Dewhurst and Leo Dickinson, in October 1991, as they attempt to become the first ever to fly to the summit of Mt. Everest in a hot air balloon
The Great camel race( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about a three month camel race from Alice Springs to the Pacific Ocean
Disputatio physiologica, inauguralis, arterias omnes, et venarum partem, irritabilitate praeditas esse by Richard Dennison( Book )

4 editions published in 1775 in Latin and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Fleet : rite of passage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tall ships, the First Fleet re-enactment ceremony; Prince Charles and Princess Di; the Opera House ceremony; jazz music; military fly past; classical music; and fireworks display
Echo of a distant drum( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the history of the Irish-Catholic community in Australia - a story of conflict, often echoing dramatic events in Ireland. Also examines the making of a national character from characteristics both Irish and Australian
The Last swagman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tells the story of the swagman of Australia's folklore and the adventure of one modern swagman in the Kimberley region of Northwest Australia. Drew Kettle, at 72 years is shown collecting money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service throughout the Kimberleys
A glorious way to die by Richard Dennison( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This high adventure documentary takes us to the treacherous rapids and canyons of central Siberia - to rivers that claim over 50 lives every year. As the glacier melt swirls around the rocks throwing the white water high in the air you'll see the rafters fight to negotiate the twists and turns of the river"--Container cover
Live in London by Ricky Skaggs( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue wilderness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes in which Ron and Valerie Taylor investigate conservation methods for sea creatures. In Give sharks a chance they take shark attack victims to confront the object of their fear - face-to-face. In Shark shocker they go to South Africa to see an electronic shark barrier, which may deter sharks from swimming near beaches, as an alternative to nets which trap other sea creatures. In Turning turtle the Taylors show the need for rescue work with sea turtles on Raine Island off the Queensland coast. In Dolphin children they study a rehabilitation scheme for dolphins. In Nursery of the giants they show the breeding ground of the near extinct southern right whale
John F. Kennedy : spokesman for the new century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the late president, focusing on his proposals to control nuclear weapons and curb environmental deterioration
Give sharks a chance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a series of shark attacks on the Gold Coast, Ron and Valerie Taylor try to curb an outbreak of hysteria, and take a group of people, including two shark attack victims, to confront the object of their fear - face to face
Shark shocker : [Turning turtle] by Dave Skinner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes in the Blue wilderness series in which Ron and Valerie Taylor investigate conservation methods for sea creatures. In Shark shocker they go to South Africa to see an electronic shark barrier, which may deter sharks from swimming near beaches, as an alternative to nets which trap other sea creatures. In Turning turtle the Taylors show the need for rescue work with sea turtles on Raine Island off the Queensland coast
The Dolphin children ; Nursery of the giants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes in the Blue wilderness series in which Ron and Valerie Taylor investigate conservation of sea creatures. In The dolphin children they study a rehabilitation scheme for dolphins. In Nursery of the giants they show the breeding ground for the near extinct southern right whale at the head of the Bight in southern Australia which they hope will be declared a dedicated wilderness area
Exploring the Georgian republic( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the life, country and culture in the new republic of Georgia. After years of soviet occupation, Georgia is emerging as a tourist destination. This picturesque travelogue portrays the beauty of the country, its rich history and diverse people and cultures
 
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Languages
English (45)

Latin (4)