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Davis, Carl 1936-

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Most widely held works by Carl Davis
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Anne Frank remembered by Jon Blair( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning documentary tells the story of the Frank family and presents the first fully-rounded portrait of their brash and free-spirited daughter Anne, perhaps the world's most famous victim of the Holocaust"--Imdb
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned. Meanwhile, as Mr. Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia, Miss Matty becomes concerned about another young person, Peggy Bell, who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother. She decides to intervene and engineers an invitation that will bring the four young people together. But when tragedy strikes, she fears she has opened a Pandora's box from which Cranford will never recover
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being run out of town and losing his treasure, one day Silas Marner finds a baby in his home and decides to raise her despite another man's claim to the girl
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

42 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two film actors involved in a tumultuous affair portray Victorian lovers. The skilful interweaving of these two love stories - one period, one contemporary - yields a fascinating insight into the passion and mystery that can pull two people together ... and just as easily tear them apart. The Victorian story involves a woman, ostracized by society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, who fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
Monster music! : classic horror film scores( )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul McCartney's Liverpool oratorio by Paul McCartney( Recording )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ( Visual )

3 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Christmas with Kiri by Kiri Te Kanawa( Recording )

28 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick Club, a social club chaired by Mr. Samuel Pickwick, is the subject of many misadventures based on the members' journeys through England
Topsy-turvy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings the world of Gilbert and Sullivan to life as a dramatization of the staging of the duo's legendary 1885 comic opera, The Mikado. The world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production becomes an epic about the harsh realities of creative expression
Cold War by Jeremy Isaacs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen by an international audience
Beautiful dreamer : the great American songbook by Marilyn Horne( Recording )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big parade by King Vidor( Visual )

10 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film recounts the experiences of an American soldier in France during World War I
A creepy crawly song book by Carl Davis( )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen songs about centipedes, ladybugs, slugs, and other creepy crawly creatures
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
America by King's Singers (Vocal group)( )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Monte là-dessus" : Afin de gagner 1 000 dollars, un modeste vendeur propose à son patron de monter un gros coup de publicité : l'escalade de la façade par l'un de ses amis, spécialiste des montées de gratte-ciels. Mais un concours de circonstances va l'amener à escalader lui-même le building
 
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Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
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Cranford : return to CranfordSilas Marner : the weaver of RaveloeBen-Hur : a tale of the Christ
Alternative Names
Carl Davis

Carl Davis American conductor

Carl Davis americký dirigent a skladatel

Carl Davis Amerikaans componist

Carl Davis compositeur américain

Carl Davis compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Carl Davis US-amerikanischer Komponist

Davies, Carl 1936-

Davis C.

Deivisas Karlas

Deiviss Karls

Карл Дэвис

Կարլ Դևիս ամերիկացի դիրիժոր

קרל דייוויס

كارل ديفيس

کارل دیویس

カール・デイヴィス

卡爾·戴維斯

Languages
English (197)

German (8)

French (8)

Latin (5)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

Dutch (1)