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Munro, Neil 1947-2009

Overview
Works: 110 works in 206 publications in 1 language and 1,025 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  History  Children's films  Juvenile works  Satire  Biographical films  Short films  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR5363, 822
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Neil Munro
Beethoven lives upstairs by Richard Moser( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, ten-year-old Christoph resents the eccentric boarder who enters his home, but slowly he comes to understand the torment of Ludwig van Beethoven's deafness, and appreciate his genius and the beauty of his music
Fugitive pieces by Anne Michaels( Recording )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of Holocaust survival whose protagonist is Jakob Beer, a Jewish boy in Poland. He is saved from death by a Greek scientist who takes him home to his island, where Beer develops an interest in archeology. He describes the way the Nazis manipulated archeology to prove the superiority of the Aryan race
Daughters of the country( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the historic encounter between Indian and European in the Canadian northwest emerged a mixed-blood nation, the Métis. Here, in a four-part compilation dramatic series that spans two centuries, is their proud story, told from the point of view of courageous Métis women
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court by Mark Twain( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain's classic masterpiece, adapted for radio and full of the stuff of grand myth, comedy, heroes and villans. Journey back to King Arthur's kingdom with Hank Morgan, a 20th century American mechanic, and discover with him that there is more to culture than technology
Dancing in the dark( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twenty years of marriage, Edna Cormick has crafted a life of dedication to her husband. Her simple life is completely undone by one phone call
Mistress Madeleine( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1850s, Mistress Madeleine unfolds against the backdrop of the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly of the fur trade. In protest, some Métis are trading with the Americans. Madeleine, the Métis common-law wife of a Hudson's Bay Company clerk, is torn between loyalty to her husband and loyalty to her brother, a freetrader. Even more shattering, a change in company policy destroys Madeleine's happy and secure life, forcing her to re-evaluate her identity
Incompletions by Marian Waldman( Recording )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To the Chicago abyss( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the twilight after A.D. (Annihilation Day), that is and one old man can't help remembering what came before. The "gospel" he recalls are the details of our consumer society, the smell of coffee beans, the feel of a packet of cigarettes, the gleam of a car dashboard. The "prophet of memory" is a danger to the State which now possesses none of the storehouse of a man's history that he treasures in is memory. They want him dead. But first they have to catch him and the small band of rebels who are helping him flee to a place where he can share his memories of the past with others
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play tells the story of a young American who is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. The plot is loosely based on Henry James' posthumous 1917 novel "The Sense of the Past." --Wikipedia.com
Rue Morgue redux by Neil Munro( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of The murders in the Rue Morgue, relocating the story to Toronto
The petrified forest by Robert E Sherwood( )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabby Maple is a young girl who wants to see the world, but necessity compels her to work as a waitress in the middle of the Arizona desert. Out of the desert comes Alan Squier, a disillusioned sophisticate on his way to the Petrified Forest, which to him symbolizes self-destruction, the only answer he can find to living in a pointless world. He pauses at the restaurant to sympathize with Gabby's dreams, then decides to help her realize them by leaving her his life insurance. When the restaurant empties, gangsters, looking for a hideout, enter and take possession. Alan amuses himself by philosophizing with the criminals, who in the end oblige the suicidal Alan by shooting him. The desperadoes make their escape as Gabby contemplates the death of Alan ant the fact that she'll have to bury him, where he wanted to die, in the Petrified Forest
Marrying of Ann Leete by Harley Granville-Barker( )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Joan : a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue by Bernard Shaw( )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the trial, career, and execution of Joan of Arc
The Voysey inheritance: a play, in five acts by Harley Granville-Barker( )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward's highly principled world is turned upside down when his father reveals that he has been illegally speculating with clients' money. To make matters worse, he soon discovers that his large, scandal-fearing family would perpetuate the crime rather than risk public dishonour." "This portrait of an upper-middle-class family was first staged in this version at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, in 1934. It was revived at the Royal National Theatre on 18 April 2006"--Jacket
La esposa constante; drama en tres actos by W. Somerset Maugham( )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedy Center presents the Arthur Cantor production, by arrangement with H.M. Tennent, Ltd., Ingrid Bergman in "The Constant Wife," a comedy by W. Somerset Maugham, with Jack Gwillim, Brenda Forbes, Carolyn Lagerfelt, Marti Stevens, Delphi Lawrence, Donald Silber, Richard Marr and Paul Harding, directed by John Gielgud, designed by Alan Tagg, costumes by Beatrice Dawson, lighting by H.R. Poindexter, production manager Mitchell Erickson
Summer and smoke by Tennessee Williams( )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play tells "the story of a minister's daughter in the stagnant little town of Glorious Hill, Mississippi, and a love affair thwarted by her inhibitions."
Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen( )

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

Rosmersholm is a play written in 1886 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In the estimation of many critics the piece is Ibsen's masterwork, only equalled by The Wild Duck of 1884. As expressed by the protagonist, Rosmer, the theme of the play is social and political change, in which the traditional ruling classes relinquish their right to impose their ideals on the rest of society, but the action is entirely personal, resting on the conduct of the immoral, or amoral, "free thinking" heroine, Rebecca, who sets herself to undermine Rosmer's religious and political beliefs because of
The Secret Life by Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph)( )

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

Laura by Vera Caspary( )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laura Hunt was the ideal modern woman: beautiful, elegant, highly ambitious, and utterly mysterious. No man could resist her charms--not even the hard-boiled NYPD detective sent to find out who turned her into a faceless corpse. As this tough cop probes the mystery of Laura's death, he becomes obsessed with her strange power. Soon he realizes he's been seduced by a dead woman--or has he?"--Publisher's Website
Rashomon by Shaw Festival Collection (University of Guelph)( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Beethoven lives upstairs
Alternative Names
Munroe Neil 1947-2009

Neil Munro actor canadiense

Neil Munro Canadees acteur (-2009)

Neil Munro Canadian actor

Нил Манро

Languages
English (79)

Covers
Fugitive piecesA Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's courtRue Morgue redux