WorldCat Identities

Secombe, Harry

Overview
Works: 437 works in 796 publications in 6 languages and 6,666 library holdings
Genres: Musical films  Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Crime films  Musicals  Biography  Film soundtracks  Motion picture music  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Narrator, 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 )

68 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver is an orphan who escapes the cheerless life of the workhouse and takes to the streets of 19th Century London to seek his fortune. Taken in by a band of street urchins, Oliver's new friends include the lovable villain Fagan, his fiendish henchman Bill Sikes, and the loyal apprentice The Artful Dodger who all teach him to "Pick a pocket or two."
Twice brightly by Harry Secombe( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 268 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
Oliver! : an original soundtrack recording by Lionel Bart( Recording )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias & raspberries : the autobiography of Harry Secombe by Harry Secombe( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 98 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 73 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
Pickwick : original cast recording by Cyril Ornadel( Recording )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1995 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goon show classics by Spike Milligan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents four Goon show comedy skits
The last Goon Show of all( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 55 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
Katy and the Nurgla by Harry Secombe( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katy's holiday becomes an adventure after she meets a friendly sea monster
The second Highway companion by Harry Secombe( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Secombe's Highway by Harry Secombe( Book )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 54 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 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Highway companion by Harry Secombe( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 46 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

Arias and raspberries by Harry Secombe( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of Secombe's early struggles. The arch practical joker as a schoolboy in Swansea, in his first job he was renowned for tormenting his boss with spoof phone calls from the irate chairman. Lance Bombardier Secombe's misadventures, his postwar days as a stand-up comedian, and his early fame as a member of the Goons are all part of his story. 1989
The Nurgla's magic tear by Harry Secombe( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Goon show( )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anarchic, ground-breaking and hilariously inventive, The Goon show re-shaped comedy and set new standards in the genre. The mix of brilliant wordplay, mental slapstick and surreal clowning ensures the popularity of Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers and Harry Secombe will never wane. The Goons dominated the humour of the 1950's with its mix of surreal clowning, licensed anarchy and innovative, punning wordplay. Another crazy quartet of cult comedy classics, all digitally remastered, from those wireless wizards Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and Harry Secombe
An entertaining life by Harry Secombe( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Oliver!
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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

Harry Secombe pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

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 tearThe Goon showAn entertaining lifeCelebrating Secombe : a tribute to Sir Harry Secombe