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Jones, Terry 1942-

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Most widely held works by Terry Jones
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

111 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of the legend of King Arthur, the king recruits the Knights of the Round Table. He is soon joined by Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Galahad the Chaste and the Pure, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot, and Sir Not-Appearing-In-This-Film. God sends them on a quest to find the Holy Grail. Along the way they encounter a plague-ridden community, the Knights who say Ni, a killer rabbit, and more
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

133 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the first season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
Labyrinth by Jim Henson( Visual )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teenage girl's baby brother is kidnapped by the King of the Goblins; in order to rescue him she must navigate a devilish labyrinth
Monty Python's Life of Brian by Graham Chapman( Visual )

82 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python delivers the group's sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood's epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a time of chaos and change with no shortage of messiahs and followers willing to believe in them. At its center is Brian Cohen, born in Bethlehem in a stable next door, who, by a series of absurd circumstances is caught up in the new religion and reluctantly mistaken for the promised messiah, providing ample opportunity for the entire ensemble to shine in multiple roles as they question everyone and everything from ex-lepers, Pontius Pilate and haggling to revolutionaries, crazy prophets, religious fanaticism, Roman centurions and crucifixion, forever changing our biblical view
Chaucer's knight : the portrait of a medieval mercenary by Terry Jones( Book )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python's The meaning of life by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

81 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Python presents a glimpse into the true meaning of life (and fish). Preceeded by the exciting adventure film, "The Crimson Permanent Assurance."
Douglas Adams's Starship Titanic : a novel by Terry Jones( Book )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce on the biggest and most modern spaceship ever built. On its maiden voyage from the planet Yassacca, the ship crashes on Earth where its robot crew tries to make friends with humans
Crusades by British Broadcasting Corporation.: Television Service.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.; History Channel (television network)( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Crusades began as a holy mission to liberate Jerusalem and became the largest mass migration in European history. When they ended 200 years later, the Crusades had created a mythology of knights and chivalry, and left a legacy of distrust between East and West that continues to shape our world today. Filmed on location throughout Europe and the Middle East
Mon oncle by Jacques Tati( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A supremely amusing satire of mechanized living and consumer society
Crusades by Terry Jones( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine hundred years ago Christian Europe was seized by a fever that changed the world. Inspired by a Pope who offered rewards on earth and a certain place in paradise thereafter, tens of thousands of men, women and children - knights and peasants, rich and poor, old and young - set out for the Holy Land to recapture the Holy City, Jerusalem, and save their fellow Christians from persecution by the Infidel. Crusades, and the television series which this book accompanies, tell the dramatic story of these events, and the reality behind the myths. This story of battles and betrayals, drama and intrigue, is told with wit and clarity, and is magnificently illustrated throughout in color. The authors show how the Europeans used the morality of the Crusades to justify the conquest and destruction of any society which stood in their way, sowing the seeds of fear, suspicion and even hatred in the Arab world - a legacy which remains to this day
Fantastic stories by Terry Jones( Book )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories, mostly original fairy tales, introducing the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, the wonderful cake-horse, a dragon, and the king who wanted to fly
Who murdered Chaucer? : a medieval mystery by Terry Jones( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work of historical speculation Terry Jones and a team of international scholars investigate the mystery surrounding the death of Geoffrey Chaucer over 600 years ago. An important public figure, a diplomat and the brother-in-law to John of Gaunt - one of the most powerful men in the kingdom - Chaucer was celebrated as his country's finest living poet, rhetorician and scholar: the pre-eminent intellectual superstar of his time. We have a great deal of information about his life. And yet nothing at all is known of his death." "In 1400 his name simply disappears from the record. We don't know how he died, where or when; there is no official confirmation of his death and no chronicle mentions it; no notice of his funeral or burial. He left no will and there's nothing to tell us what happened to his estate. He didn't even leave any manuscripts. How could this be?" "What if he was murdered? What if he and his writings had become politically inconvenient in the seismic social shift that occurred with the overthrow of the liberal Richard II by the reactionary, oppressive regime of Henry IV? Would the dogs of suppression, unleashed by the ruthlessly ambitious Archbishop Arundel, have been snapping at the heels of a dangerous poet?" "This hypothesis is the introduction to a reading of Chaucer's writings as evidence that might be held against him, interwoven with a portrait of one of the most turbulent periods in English history, its politics and its personalities."--Jacket
The saga of Erik the Viking by Terry Jones( Book )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and French and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Viking warrior who lived hundreds of years ago sets sail with his men on the Golden Dragon to find the land where the sun goes at night
Life of Brian by Monty Python( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in Hungarian and English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pythons satirize religion, capital punishment, revolutionary politics, terrorism, graffiti, science fiction, and a host of other topics through the story of Brian, a first-century Judean
Play time by Jacques Tati( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nearly wordless comedy about confusion in an age of high technology
The story of 1( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humor-inflected history of the of the number one, covering military applications in ancient Rome, the measurement of distances in India, and the decimal system created by Leibnitz
Monty Python's The meaning of life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedic sketches and musical numbers covering every stage of life
John Cleese's personal best by Michael Palin( Visual )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cleese's selection of the best sketches from the entire run of Monty Python's Flying Circus
Fairy tales by Terry Jones( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of thirty original fairy tales introducing such beings as the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, and the wonderful cake-horse
Terry Jones' medieval lives by Terry Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was medieval England full of knights on horseback rescuing fainting damsels in distress? Were the Middle Ages mired in superstition and ignorance? Why does nobody ever mention King Louis the First and Last? And, of couse, those key questions: which monks were forbidden the delights of donning underpants. . . and did outlaws never wear trousers? Terry Jones and Alan Ereira are your guides to this most misrepresented and misunderstood period, and they point you to things that will surprise and provoke
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Alternative Names
Jones, Terence Graham Parry 1942-

Jones, Terence Graham Perry.

Jones, Terrence Graham Perry

Kones, Terence Graham Parry

Terry Jones acteur et humoriste britannique

Terry Jones actor galés

Terry Jones attore e regista britannico

Terry Jones britischer Komiker, Regisseur und Schriftsteller, Mitglied von Monty Python

Terry Jones Brits acteur

Terry Jones brytyjski aktor, komik, członek grupy Monty Python

Terry Jones İngiliz komedyen, oyun yazarı, aktör, film yönetmeni ve yazar.

Джонс, Терри

Джонс, Терри, 1942-

Тери Джоунс

Тери Џонс

Тери Џоунс

Терри Джонс британский актёр, режиссёр, сценарист и композитор, детский писатель и популярный историк

Террі Джонс

Թերի Ջոնս

טרי ג'ונס

تری جونز فیلمنامه‌نویس، کمدین، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

존스, 테리

테리 존스

ジョーンズ, テリー



The complete Monty Python's flying circusLabyrinthMonty Python's Life of BrianChaucer's knight : the portrait of a medieval mercenaryMonty Python's The meaning of lifeDouglas Adams's Starship Titanic : a novelCrusadesMon oncle