WorldCat Identities

Secombe, Harry

Overview
Works: 415 works in 736 publications in 6 languages and 6,668 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Crime films  Biography  Musicals  Fiction  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Illustrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Harry Secombe
 
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Most widely held works by Harry Secombe
Oliver! by Carol Reed( Visual )

59 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan, Oliver is left to fend for himself until he is befriended by a band of young thieves who quickly train him in their craft. But Oliver is not content to be a thief for he knows that life holds great joys and true happiness cannot be stolen, but must be earned
Twice brightly by Harry Secombe( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chronicle, set in the post-war period, of the progress and misadventures of a young comedian through the first week in a northern variety theatre
Arias & raspberries : the autobiography of Harry Secombe by Harry Secombe( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver! : an original soundtrack recording by Lionel Bart( Recording )

5 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welsh Fargo by Harry Secombe( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bed sitting room by Richard Lester( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featured are a series of comic sketches about a post-nuclear London: a girl is seventeen months pregnant, a father turns into a parrot, a man becomes a chest of drawers, and another man becomes a bed sitting room
Harry Secombe's Highway by Harry Secombe( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pickwick : original cast recording by Cyril Ornadel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second Highway companion by Harry Secombe( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goon show classics : "He's fallen in the water!" by Spike Milligan( Recording )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy and the Nurgla by Harry Secombe( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy's holiday becomes an adventure after she meets a friendly sea monster
Strawberries & Cheam : the autobiography of Harry Secombe. Vol. 2, 1951-1996 by Harry Secombe( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Highway companion by Harry Secombe( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias and raspberries by Harry Secombe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secombe was the arch practical joker in school. In his first job he became reknowned for tormenting his boss with spoof calls from the irate chairman. He joined the Air Force, and, after the war, became a stand-up comedian and member of the Goons
Goon show classics by Spike Milligan( Recording )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four Goon show comedy skits
The Nurgla's magic tear by Harry Secombe( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver! : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last Goon Show of all( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recording of the BBC's 50th anniversary program in 1972 starring the three actors of the comedy show, The Goons
The Goon Show scripts by Spike Milligan( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio scripts originally presented Oct. 1954- Jan. 1956 on BBC
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Oliver!
Alternative Names
Harry Secombe 1921-2001, Welsh entertainer

Harry Secombe actor galés

Harry Secombe attore e cantante gallese

Harry Secombe britischer Schauspieler und Sänger

Harry Secombe britisk komikar og skodespelar

Harry Secombe britisk komiker og skuespiller

Harry Secombe Brits acteur (1921-2001)

Harry Secombe brittisk komiker och skådespelare

Secombe, Harry 1921-

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Twice brightlyThe book of the Goons : incorporating a new selection of Spike Milligan's Goon Show scripts and, by courtesy of Whacklow, Futtle & Crun (Commissioners, for Oaths threats issued), the authentic, unexpurgated inter-Goonal correspondence of certain naughty gentlemen and sundry others, alias Peter Sellers, Harry Secombe and Spike MilliganGoon show classicsThe Nurgla's magic tearCelebrating Secombe : a tribute to Sir Harry SecombeHarry Secombe : an entertaining lifeArias & raspberries : the autobiography of Harry Secombe