WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Richard 1927-2015

Works: 187 works in 580 publications in 5 languages and 13,179 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Film adaptations  Television series  Television adaptations  Fiction  Action and adventure television programs  Television programs  Domestic fiction  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Johnson
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
The haunted mansion by Robert Wise( Visual )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, this psychological thiller tells the story of four people who come to the house to study its supernatural phenomena
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome. There he is tricked into believing Imogen has been unfaithful. Imogen disguises herself as a boy and flees the court
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama chronicles Britain's crisis in the Sudan and the siege at Khartoum in 1883
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate Captain Billy Bones leaves a young innkeeper's son, Jim Hawkins, a map indicating the location of a priceless treasure. Jim sets sail for the Caribbean in search of the treasure. But they do not realize that the ship's crew has been replaced by a band of cutthroats under the leadership of the infamous pirate Long John Silver
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An audio version of the three-act play
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man's eleven: Schock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all. Death of a stranger: As the Upper Marshwood hunt heads off into the woods, a filthy tramp runs for cover, stumbles and falls into a pit screaming. This suspicious death, and the puzzling behavior of several villagers, leads Barnaby to discover a tangle of sordid secrets. Blue herrings: When Muriel Harrap's lifeless body is found late one night in the elevator at Lawnside, a home for the elderly, everyone assumes she died of natural causes. But when another seemingly healthy woman dies, rumers of fraud and murder terrify the residents. Judgement day: Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects, all of whom appear to be lying, and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
Wallis & Edward by Er Mo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonized as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and Edward presents these events from Wallis's point of view. The drama follows the beginning of their affair, when Edward was the playboy Prince of Wales and Wallis was married to Ernest Simpson. When Wallis and Ernest finally divorce, the fear that Edward will seek to marry this American commoner builds toward a showdown, with even Wallis urging him to accept reality and let her go
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breaking the code by Jack Emery( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alan Turing, British mathematical genius and designer of the computer that broke the German Enigma code during World War II, whose admittance to homosexuality at a time when it was illegal presented problems for him, for his family, for his colleagues, and for the State's preoccupation with national security. This special producer's cut, restoring 12 minutes cut for television broadcasts, was premiered March 11, 2012 at Princeton University
Origins of the Mafia secrecy, unity and the oath of silence( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 5-part drama journeys back more than 400 years to 16th-century Sicily, where the small Italian island has fallen victim to corruption, intimidation, extortion, and brutality, all at the hands of the ruthless Gramignano family. The series then follows the development of succeeding Sicilian Mafiosos, illustrating the limitless power wielded by these fearsome and powerful men, and revealing the merciless atrocities which were carried out on any and all who dared to stand in their way
Little women by Louisa May Alcott( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In picturesque nineteenth-century New England, tomboyish Jo, beautiful Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy come of age while their father is off to war
Operation crossbow by Michael Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fearsome rumor reaches Britain's World War II command. The Nazis are developing rocket technology that could rain death on London and, then, New York. Quickly, England develops a plan to send saboteurs into the sites manufacturing the rockets. Just moments after the carefully chosen commandos parachute into the drop zone, their pilot receives an urgent message: The mission may be compromised. Abort
Anglo Saxon attitudes by Euston Films Production( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disillusioned 60-year-old historian is determined to make peace with his past after an archaeological dig as a young student led to an affair with his best friend's fiancee
House of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
The crucifer of blood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treat for Sherlock Holmes fans: A maharajah's treasure, the British soldiers who stole it and swore a blood oath of secrecy, and 30 years later, the consequences: death. Is the treasure cursed? Or is a very human murderer at work? Only one man can unravel the mystery, Sherlock Holmes
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Midsomer murders
Alternative Names
Richard Johnson acteur britannique

Richard Johnson angol színész

Richard Johnson attore, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico inglese

Richard Johnson britischer Schauspieler

Richard Johnson Brits acteur

Richard Johnson English actor


Ρίτσαρντ Τζόνσον

Ричард Джонсон английский актёр

ריצ'רד ג'ונסון

ريتشارد جونسون

ریچارد جانسون (بازیگر) تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر بریتانیایی

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KhartoumTreasure IslandThe importance of being EarnestMidsomer murdersWallis & EdwardBreaking the codeLittle womenHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeThe crucifer of blood