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Wise, Herbert

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Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

130 editions published between 1978 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking all conventional rules of drama, Shakespeare creates neither a clear-cut hero nor a villain. Instead, this great tragedy presents complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another, and themselves
The 10th kingdom( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the edge of the mortal world lies a mystical vortex leading to the Nine Kingdoms, a fantastic land where fairy tales are reinvented--and not with happily-ever-after endings. An evil queen has doomed Prince Wendell to life as a dog. His quest to recapture the throne leads him through a portal to the mythical Tenth Kingdom--Central Park! With the help of ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony, he battles evil in a parallel universe of trolls, goblins and fairy tale characters such as Snow White and Cinderella
I, Claudius( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Elizabeth R( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I may not be a lion, but I am a lion's cub, and I have a lion's heart!" said Elizabeth I. Elizabeth I, known as the Virgin Queen, was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and reigned as Queen of England from 1558-1603. This mini-series dramatizes her life from her ascension to the throne at age 25 to her death forty-four years later. Elizabeth refused to ever marry, exploiting her status as a tool in foreign policy, and using courtship as diplomacy, a theme explored at some length in this depiction. The drama brings to life her brilliant advisors, including William Cecil and Francis Walsingham, and great sailors Francis Drake and Walter Raleigh. Delves into the life of the monarch who made England into a world power, and whose time on the throne is now remembered as the "Elizabethan Age."
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
I, Claudius by Robert Graves( Visual )

55 editions published between 1976 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
I, Claudius : the complete series by Derek Jacobi( Visual )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features
A touch of Frost( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Jason is Detective Inspector Jack Frost, a policeman with a knack for attracting trouble. Set in the dreary town of Denton, Frost approaches each case with his characteristic dry wit and sense of moral justice
I, Claudius( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the lives of several early Roman emperors, showing ruthless ambition, shocking debauchery and murderous intrigue. Bearing witness to the saga is Claudius, whose stutter and limp have marked him a fool, yet whom prophecies have foretold will one day rule Rome
St. Peter's Fair( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dispute between Church and State over fair fees leads to a brawl and the murder of a prominent visiting merchant, supposedly by a townsman. As more bodies are found, Cadfael starts to think the Church/State difference isn't the cause after all
Cadfael( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cadfael suspects the motives of the young man wanting to join Shrewsbury Abbey as a novice to be not entirely selfless. A senior cleric sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a colleague forms the same impression. Suspicions increase when the half-burnt body of the cleric is found and a wild man from the woods is falsely accused
Inspector Morse, the remorseful day collection set( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring murderers to justice
Inspector Morse, absolute conviction collection set( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring criminals to justice
The daughters of Cain( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Suspects abound after the murder of Dr. Felix McClure and so do their alibis. A retired university Fellow is stabbed to death in cold blood and Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis are plunged back into the heart of Oxford's academic world. An apparent routine investigation for the two detectives is complicated as they unravel a story of undergraduate suicide, drugs in college and the dismissal of a college scout."--Container
Inspector Morse by John Thaw( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While celebrations are taking place at the new college building at Oxford, Morse and Lewis look into the murder of a freelance journalist, who was working on an article about college benefactor Bayden
Death of an expert witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is searching for a "back seat strangler" who has already murdered four people. When an unpopular forensic scientist is found dead in a British government laboratory, Dalgliesh discovers that almost everyone there could be a suspect. When another body is found nearby, the detective must race against time to find the killer
The Norman conquests by Alan Ayckbourn( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trilogy of comedies. Norman is the ideal guest for a quiet weekend houseparty, until he begins seducing his female in-laws. Norman manages to create the kind of comic chaos the livens up any family gathering
The ghost in the machine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some valuable paintings of an erotic nature are stolen from the home of Sir Julius Hanbury, and Sir Julius himself mysteriously disappears. Morse and Sergeant Lewis delve into the minds and the morals of the aristocracy in their attempt to solve this baffling case
Breaking the code by Jack Emery( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2020 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alan Turing, British mathematical genius and designer of the computer that broke the German Enigma code during World War II, whose admittance to homosexuality at a time when it was illegal presented problems for him, for his family, for his colleagues, and for the State's preoccupation with national security. Originally released in 1997, this special producer's cut was premiered March 11, 2012 at Princeton University
Death of an expert witness( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Desperation, revenge and secret love surround the strangulation of a young woman and the murder of a forensic scientist"--Koch Entertainment booklet
 
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Alternative Names
Herbert Wise Austrian-born film and television producer and director

Herbert Wise filmproducent uit Oostenrijk (1924-2015)

Herbert Wise produttore e regista austriaco

Herbert Wise réalisateur et producteur autrichien

Weisz, Herbert

Weisz, Herbert 1924-2015

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Languages
English (287)

Italian (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)