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Johnson, Richard 1927-2015

Overview
Works: 238 works in 564 publications in 5 languages and 13,241 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Filmed plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Johnson
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by Mark Herman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inquieto y aburrido en su nuevo hogar, Bruno, un inocente e ingenuo niño de ocho años, ignora a su madre y se interna en el bosque en busca de aventuras. Rápidamente conoce a un niño, con quien comienza una sorpresiva amistad. Ambientada en la Segunda Guerra Mundial y basada en la novela best-seller de John Boyne, esta inolvidable e inspiradora historia acerca del poder del espíritu humano, cautivará su corazón y mente
The haunting by Robert Wise( Visual )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,295 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 )

39 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,294 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome has become the mightiest empire the world has even known and Julius Caesar holds absolute dominion over the conquered world. But his jealous rivals in the Roman senate want his power. Led by Cassius and reluctantly joined by Brutus, the conspirators secretly plot to assassinate Caesar. Appalled by the murder of his mentor, Mark Antony declares war on Caesar's assassins and the empire is divided as the ruling forces ignite an epic war for honor, vengeance, and ultimate power
Khartoum by Basil Dearden( Visual )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries
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 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 369 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 363 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 by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 352 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 )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 290 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
Breaking the code( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Origins of the Mafia : secrecy, unity and the oath of silence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 181 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 179 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 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some war violence
Anglo Saxon attitudes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 156 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 154 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
 
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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

RICHARD-KEITH JOHNSON

Ρίτσαρντ Τζόνσον

Ричард Джонсон английский актёр

ריצ'רד ג'ונסון

ريتشارد جونسون ممثل إنجليزي

ریچارد جانسون (بازیگر) تهیه‌کننده و بازیگر بریتانیایی

리처드 존슨

リチャード・ジョンソン

理查德·約翰遜

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KhartoumThe importance of being EarnestMidsomer murdersWallis & EdwardTreasure IslandBreaking the codeRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandLittle womenHouse of wax ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde