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Brett, Jeremy 1933-1995

Overview
Works: 524 works in 1,067 publications in 4 languages and 20,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Televised plays  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery films  Television programs  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

36 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrogant, irascible, and misogynistic professor of phonetics Henry Higgins believes that the accent and tone of one's voice determines a person's prospects in society. He boasts to a new acquaintance, Colonel Hugh Pickering--also an expert in phonetics--that he could teach any woman to speak so "properly" that he could pass her off as a duchess at an embassy ball. He chooses as an example a sassy, young working-class London flower seller from the slums, Eliza Doolittle, who has a strong Cockney accent. Can Higgins turn Eliza into a duchess? And will Eliza care to remain a lady for long? When the humble flower girl blossoms into the toast of London's elite, her teacher may have a lesson or two to learn himself
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the spellbinding adventures of the world's greatest detective in these dramatizations of the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Oscar Wilde collection by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces. Importance of being earnest: Two young men have taken to bending the truth in order to add excitement to their lives. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of crises that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits. Picture of Dorian Gray: Presents the story of a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Ideal husband: A dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Lady Windermere's fan: Centers around the arrival of a mysterious woman who hopes to break into London's society
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
The hound of the Baskervilles( Visual )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sir Charles Baskerville arrives at his family's estate from America, he finds a death threat awaiting him and a curse hanging over the family. He calls in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of a stage presentation of Shakespeare's play of how a man's ambition leads to murder and, ultimately, his death
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman seeks the help of Holmes and Watson when the mysterious benefactor who has been sending her a pearl each year since her father disappeared wants to meet her. Involved are a priceless hoard of Indian treasure and a murderer, whose trademark is "the sign of four."
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The three gables": A woman calls for an investigation after she is offered a lot of money to sell her estate. "The dying detective": A woman is convinced that her cousin is putting her family in jeopardy. "The golden pince-nez": Scotland Yard is troubled with a murder investigation and no promising leads. "The red circle": Holmes and Watson are called upon by the landlady of a rooming house who is afraid one of her tenants is up to no good. "The mazarin stone": Watson strikes out on his own as he searches for a young man who has been sending strange messages to two sisters. "The cardboard box": a trio of sisters get into a fight that leads to murder
Florence Nightingale( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florence Nightingale is an aristocratic woman who defied Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers of the Crimean War, she was scorned by her community and was faced with great opposition for her new way of thinking. However, through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly became known as 'The Lady with the Lamp, ' the caring nurse whose shadow softened those who had been wounded in battle
The return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this set features six tales of mystery, deduction, and suspense. Join the famous sleuth and the good doctor on yet another round of adventures
The eligible bachelor( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The most eligible bachelor in London, Lord St. Simon, has just married a wealthy American woman. The young couple's wedding day turns to tragedy when an unwelcome guest arrives at the wedding breakfast and the bride disappears. Sherlock Holmes is plagued with terrible nightmares, which cause him to regard the plight of Lord St. Simon with contempt. Will Holmes take the case?
The last vampyre( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes and Watson battle a direct descendant of the St. Clair famly, burned as a suspected vampyre 100 years before
The Sherlock Holmes feature films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes and Dr. Watson must use all their cunning and detective skills in some risky operations to foil the criminal element in each of these 5 mysteries
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Irish playwright's dramatic presentation of Joan of Arc as peasant, genius, saint and fifteenth century feminist
Troylus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Recording )

16 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete play
The merry widow highlights by Franz Lehr( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The good soldier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the decade preceding World War I, two wealthy, handsome couples--English Captain Edward Ashburnham and his wife Leonora, and American John Dowell and his wife Florence--meet at a German spa and forge an immediate bond. Through nine seasons at various spas, the splendid foursome lives elegant, perfect lives. But nothing is as it seems. As John says at one point, "My wife and I knew the Captain and his wife Mrs. Ashburnham as well as was possible to know anybody. And yet we knew nothing about them at all." The film explores the power games, class snobbery, sexual lies, and lack of intimacy that boil beneath the placid, pristine exteriors the upper classes show the world. The story is presented in flashback, a literary technique Madox Ford helped popularize
William Shakespeare's Love's labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perhaps the most demanding of Shakespeare's comedies Love's labours lost tells the story of the King of Navarre and his love for a French princess
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue carbuncle: Holmes and Watson follow a trail that leads them to suspect that perhaps the wrong man has been imprisoned for stealing a precious stone with a sinister history. The copper beeches: Holmes investigates after a governess sends him a panicked message
 
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The adventures of Sherlock HolmesAdventures of Sherlock Holmes
Alternative Names
Džeremi Bret

Huggins, Jeremy 1933-1995

Huggins, Peter Jeremy William.

Huggins, Peter Jeremy William 1933-1995

Jeremy Brett acteur britannique

Jeremy Brett attore televisivo britannico

Jeremy Brett britischer Schauspieler

Jeremy Brett britisk skodespelar

Jeremy Brett britisk skuespiller

Jeremy Brett Brits acteur

Jeremy Brett brittisk skdespelare

Τζέρεμυ Μπρεττ

Джереми Бретт

Джеръми Брет

Џереми Брет

ג'רמי בארט

جرمی برت بازیگر بریتانیایی

제러미 브렛

ジェレミー・ブレット

傑瑞米布雷特

杰里米布雷特

Languages
English (253)

German (2)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
The hound of the BaskervillesFlorence NightingaleThe last vampyreThe good soldierWilliam Shakespeare's Love's labor's lostAdventures of Sherlock HolmesA study in celluloid : a producer's account of Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes