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Carmichael, Ian 1920-2010

Works: 221 works in 893 publications in 2 languages and 14,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, vac, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PR6037.A95, 823.912
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Most widely held works about Ian Carmichael
Most widely held works by Ian Carmichael
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
Clouds of witness : a Lord Peter mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

41 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic mystery, murder strikes close to home. Lord Peter is on vacation when he hears that a dead body has been found at the Wimsey family retreat, and that Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver, is being held for the crime. The dead man? Their sister's fiance. Lord Peter must clear his brother's name to avoid the death penalty. There is overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the Duke, but Lord Peter firmly believes that his brother is innocent and begins his own investigation into the murder. Can Lord Peter find the truth in time to save his brother and the family name?
Gaudy night by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Oxford for a reunion dinner at her old college, Harriet Vane is delighted to be back in familiar, beloved surroundings. The idyllic return is shattered by a series of nasty messages referring to her earlier trial for murder
Strong poison : a Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiance has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet's novels-so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet's defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage? Strong Poison is the first of a series of Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteries in which their complex romantic relationship is revealed in detail. This superb classic was originally published in 1930
Wives and daughters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and German and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a richly portrayed society well-stocked with eccentric nobles and gossipy villagers, this story centers around 17-year-old Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a respected country doctor. The well-ordered world of Molly's childhood is soon to be complicated by new people and unexpected situations. Most devastating is her father's decision to remarry after many years of widowhood. Molly's faltering efforts to cope gracefully with an impossible stepmother, a beguiling stepsister, burdensome secrets and burgeoning romance ring as true today as when Elizabeth Gaskell wrote the novel in 1865
Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quintessential English 1920s detective faces some of his toughest mysteries
Unnatural death : a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wealthy Agatha Dawson is dead-a trifle sooner than expected-but there are no apparent signs of foul play. Lord Peter Wimsey, however, senses that something is amiss and refuses to let the case rest-even without any clues or leads. Suddenly, he is faced with another murder: Agatha's maid. Can super-sleuth Wimsey find the murderer and solve the case before he becomes the killer's next victim? The intricate trail of horror and senseless murder leads from a beautiful Hampshire village to a fashionable London flat and a deliberate test of amour
Busman's honeymoon by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society's eligible women are in mourning. Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last, having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely mystery novelist Harriet Vane. The two depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse, but find, instead of a well-prepared love nest, the place left in a shambles by the previous owner. His sudden appearance, dead from a broken skull in the cellar, only prompts more questions. Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr. Noakes? What dark secrets had he to hide? The honeymoon is over, as Lord Peter and Harriet Vane start their investigations. Suspicion is rife and everyone seems to have something to hide, from the local constable to the housekeeper. Wimsey and his wife can think of plenty of theories, but it s not until they discover a vital fact that the identity of the murderer becomes clear
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clouds of Witness - Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered. Complicating matters is the man who stands accused: Gerald Wimsey, Lord Peter's brother. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - When a member of the prominent Bellona Club dies on the same day as his sister, Lord Peter must determine who will inherit a sizeable fortune. Bonus features included
The nine tailors by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Lord Peter Wimsey, man about town and amateur sleuth, and his man Bunter, are drawn into a series of intreguing incidents after being stranded in the remote village of Fenchurch St. Paul. What is the identity of the grotesquely disfigured corpse found in the church-yard? Who murdered him and why? Perhaps the Fenchurch bells hold their own answers to the mystery?
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )

41 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peter Sellers won his only British Academy Award for his career-making performance as Socialist shop steward Fred Kite in this brilliant class-struggle comedy. Ian Carmichael ... co-stars as naive Oxford graduate Stanley Windrush, who is hired as a common worker at his wealthy uncle's missile factory and quickly becomes a pawn in the battle between management and Mr. Kite's labor union. But can both sides stop a complete nitwit from single-handedly destroying the economy while becoming the symbol of integrity for an entire nation?"
Lord Peter Wimsey by Dorothy L Sayers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It looks like a tragic accident when Victor Dean falls down the spiral staircase at Pym's Publicity Ltd. His replacement (Wimsey in disguise) sets out to find the truth which leads him to a drug ring operating through someone at the agency
The wind in the willows( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 13 episodes of the further adventures of Toad and company deliver timeless pleasures with the magic and splendor of Kenneth Grahame's classic book
Murder must advertise by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The affluent Lord Wimsey takes up a bet and goes to work for an advertising agency, where he ends up investigating a suspicious death at the agency
The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

21 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dignified calm of the Bellona Club is shattered when Lord Peter Wimsey finds General Fentiman dead in his favorite chair. A straightforward death by natural causes? Perhaps--but why can no-one remember seeing the general the day he died? And, who is the mysterious Mr. Oliver? Lord Peter moves between London and Paris, salon and suburbs, to unfold the intriguing case
Lord Peter Wimsey : clouds of witness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fiance of Lord Peter Wimsey's sister is murdered during a family retreat. His brother Gerald Wimsey, the Duke of Denver, is charged with the crime. Lord Wimsey joins the investigation, uncovering a mysterious letter from Egypt, a grieving fiancee with suitcase in hand, and a bullet destined for one very special Wimsey
Lucky Jim by John Boulting( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accident-prone junior history lecturer at a small university begins a campaign to insinuate himself into the good graces of the head of his department. Instead, the luckless young academic manages to antagonize the professor, his wife, and his son
Lord Peter Wimsey : the nine tailors( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after visiting East Anglia, Wimsey is stranded there after an auto mishap. When a mutilated body is found on the estate, Wimsey discovers a connection to the jewels that were stolen 20 years before. The full picture eludes him until a natural disaster strikes and the nine church bells that signal death in a country town ring out
Lord Peter views the body : nine complete stories by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter's full-length adventures. Lord Peter views the body in twelve tantalizing and bizarre ways in this outstanding collection. He deals with such marvels as the man with copper fingers, Uncle Meleager's missing will, the cat in the bag, the foosteps that ran, the stolen stomach, the man without a face, and with such clues as cyanide, jewels, a roast chicken, and a classic crossword puzzle
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Clouds of witness : a Lord Peter mysteryGaudy nightStrong poison : a Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mysteryWives and daughtersUnnatural death : a Lord Peter Wimsey mysteryBusman's honeymoonThe nine tailorsMurder must advertise
Alternative Names
Carmichael, Ian 1920-2010 OBE

Carmichael Ian Gillet

Carmichael, Ian OBE 1920-2010

Ian Carmichael acteur britannique

Ian Carmichael actor

Ian Carmichael britischer Schauspieler

Ian Carmichael britisk skodespelar

Ian Carmichael britisk skuespiller

Ian Carmichael Brits acteur

Ian Carmichael brittisk skådespelare

Ian Carmichael pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Йен Кармайкл

איאן כרמייק'ל

إيان كارمايكل


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German (1)