WorldCat Identities

Britton, Tony

Overview
Works: 242 works in 885 publications in 5 languages and 9,266 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery films  Detective and mystery stories, English  Legal stories  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Conductor, Commentator, Other, Singer, Author
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tony Britton
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

42 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee, who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multitextured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
To the hilt by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Kinlochy lives in a house on a Scottish mountainside far from the affairs of the world and noble relatives. His mother summons him home to London to the bedside of his dying stepfather where he is thrust into the fearful and dangerous company of polite society
The danger by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alessia Cenci, a young champion jockey, is kidnapped in Bologna, agent Andrew Douglas is sent to secure her release. For Andrew, the bungling of the Italian police is only the first in a chain of catastrophic events he cannot control
Rumpole rests his case by John Mortimer( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumpole and the old familiar faces -- Rumpole and the remembrance of things past Rumpole and the asylum seekers -- Rumpole and the camberwell carrot -- Rumpole and the actor laddie -- Rumpole and the teenage werewolf -- Rumpole rests his case
Jamaica inn by Daphne Du Maurier( Recording )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her mother, Mary Yellan travels to Jamaica Inn on the wild British moors to live with her Aunt Patience. The coachman warns her of the strange happenings there, but Mary is committed to remain at Jamaica Inn. Suddenly, her life is in the hands of strangers: her uncle, Joss Merlyn, whose crude ways repel her; Aunt Patience, who seems mentally unstable and perpetually frightened; and the enigmatic Francis Davey. But most importantly, Mary meets Jem Merlyn, Joss's younger brother, whose kisses make her heart race. Caught up in the danger at this inn of evil repute, Mary must survive murder, mystery, storms, and smugglers before she can build a life with Jem
Reflex by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steeplechase jockey suspects foul play when an unpopular racing photographer's car smashes into a tree and his darkroom is vandalized. He finds himself involved in an ugly blackmail scheme
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

11 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the Sherlock Holmes story about a man who returns to London to visit his daughter after a long sojourn in India, only to mysteriously disappear the day before he is to meet her. Ten years after his disappearance, the daughter comes to detective Holmes to see if he can resolve some strange happenings that have been taking place
A study in scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het eerste avontuur van het bekende detectiveduo Sherlock Holmes en Dr. Watson
Blood sport by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Hawkins, a British investigator, travels to the American West in search of stolen stallions and encounters mystery and danger
Banker by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Ekaterin's merchant bank is about to be involved with an expensive stallion called Sandcastle
The edge by Dick Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julius Filmer, a notorious racing villain, and Tor Kelsey, an undercover agent for the Jockey Club, are on the same train, preparing for races across Canada
Cry of the penguins by John Hurt( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young biologist spends too much time chasing women and not enough time in the pursuit of science. He chooses to study a colony of penguins in the Antarctic to impress a young student, and develops a real concern for their plight."--Container
In the frame by Dick Francis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the murders and thefts surrounding a group of criminals dealing in forged art work
Driving force by Dick Francis( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jockey Freddie Croft thought he'd left the perils behind him when he retired from the jump game. These days he was happy to transport horses from their stables to the races. Until one of his drivers picked up an unlicensed passenger. And brought him back dead. The corpse on the doorstep was Freddie's unwelcome introduction to the shadowy, big money conspiracy which muscled into his business and started to threaten his life. But Freddie was a fighter, and winning was in his blood
Enquiry by Dick Francis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No jockey likes being labelled a cheat. Least of all by a Stewards' Enquiry. Kelly Hughes' career looks doomed. He knows he's been framed, but finding the reason could prove dangerous. Especially with a killer on his tail
Agatha by Jacques Malaterre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tantalizing tale posits what may have happened to the famed writer during her real-life 11-day disappearance in 1926. The world doesn't know and Dame Agatha never told
Nerve by Dick Francis( Recording )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rob Finn was a bit of a misfit: a struggling young jockey in a family of accomplished musicians, a man in love with a beautiful woman who wouldn't have him because they were first cousins, a rider who - just as it looked like he'd break into racing's big time - lost his nerve. Or did he? The horses had never felt so slow and sluggish beneath him, and he knew there had to be a reason. When he found it he could barely believe it. And when it found him, he could barely breathe
Forfeit by Dick Francis( Recording )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Tyrone, a racing reporter for a London scandal sheet, knew that fellow writer Bert Chekov was a drunk, but he always thought he was an honest one. But when Bert suddenly died in an "accidental" fall from a window, Tyrone suspected the clues to his death might be found in some columns he'd written touting can't-lose horses, who then mysteriously failed to show up on race day. In between trips to cover the next big race and secret rendezvous with his sensual new mistress, Tyrone knew he'd prove that Chekov had been murdered. But he didn't know the terrifying risk involved in proving it
 
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To the hilt
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Britton, Anthony Edward Lowry 1924-

Tony Britton britisk skodespelar

Tony Britton britisk skuespiller

Tony Britton Brits acteur

Tony Britton brittisk skådespelare

Тони Бриттон

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