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Brett, Jeremy 1933-1995

Overview
Works: 420 works in 1,084 publications in 5 languages and 20,587 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Musical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Televised plays  Television programs  Detective and mystery films  Made-for-TV movies  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Narrator, Author, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
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My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

39 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 814 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( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 685 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 )

27 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio approaches Shylock, a wealthy moneylender, for a loan to help his young friend Bassanio woo the fair Portia. Shylock grants the request, but demands one pound of Antonio's flesh if the debt is not repaid on time
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in English and German and held by 614 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
The return of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second stain: Who stole the secret letter from the house of the Secretary for European Affairs? Sherlock Holmes is called to assist in getting the letter back, "to avert a great war". When the one person Holmes believes could have stolen the letter is found murdered, the great detective is led into a tangled web of international intrigue. The six Napoleons: Holmes and Watson are called upon to solve the mystery of why busts of Napoleon are being smashed all over London
The Sherlock Holmes feature film collection by Brian Mills( Visual )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 512 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
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Spanish 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."
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of a king so blinded by ambition and paranoia that he senselessly murders those in his path eventually leading to his own demise
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 372 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 360 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 casebook of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 358 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 return of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 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 eligible bachelor( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 332 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 crooked man( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The servants of Colonel James Barclay and his wife Nancy hear arguing, then screams. When they go to investigate, they find the Colonel dead and his wife in a faint. Sherlock Holmes is called in to find out what happened to the Barclays that night, and whose unusual footprints are found outside their French windows
The last vampyre( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 323 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 merry widow highlights by Franz Lehár( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 292 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 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete play
The good soldier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 279 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The adventures 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 skådespelare

Τζέρεμυ Μπρεττ

Джереми Бретт

Джеръми Брет

Џереми Брет

Џереми Брет англиски глумец

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 (291)

Spanish (5)

German (3)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
The hound of the BaskervillesThe return of Sherlock HolmesFlorence NightingaleThe crooked manThe last vampyreThe good soldierA study in celluloid : a producer's account of Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes