WorldCat Identities

Drainie, John

Overview
Works: 54 works in 97 publications in 3 languages and 931 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Sea stories  Psychological fiction  Sea fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Educational films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animal films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Speaker
Classifications: PS2384, 813.3
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Most widely held works by John Drainie
The incredible journey by Sheila Burnford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ordinary pets take on the majestic Canadian wilderness in one extraordinary journey. Finding themselves separated from their owners by 200 miles, the trio sets out on a perilous trek to find their family
The investigator : a political satire in documentary form by Reuben Ship( )

13 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire on the investigations of Senator Joseph McCarthy
Stories with John Drainie by John Drainie( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Stephen Leacock : a 13-part anthology by John Drainie by Stephen Leacock( Recording )

in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of thirteen half-hour radio programs featuring the works of the great Canadian humorist, prepared and presented by actor John Drainie, story-teller and Leacock specialist. Followed by Stephen Leacock: a portrait from memory
The road to victory( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of World War II, using a mixture of excerpts of actual speeches and dramatizations to bring to life the attitudes of that time
Alice's adventures in Wonderland ; Through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl falls down a rabbit hole and discovers a world of nonsensical and amusing characters
John Drainie reads Stephen Leacock by Stephen Leacock( Recording )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F. Scott Fitzgerald's the Last tycoon : plus Vanity fair( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vanity fair follow the seductive, alluring and social climbing Becky Sharp. This wonderful adaptation of Thackeray's classic novel holds an everlasting mirror to high society's manners and morals
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Ahab maniacally hunts the great white whale across the seven seas
George Dibden Pitt's Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street ; plus!, A sense of sin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd is the macabre though historical tale of a late 18th century London barber who kills his clients and of his girl friend who turns them into meat pies
The Stratford Adventure( Visual )

4 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how a small Canadian city, bearing the name of Stratford, and with a river Avon, created a theatre for the staging of Shakespearean drama. Includes behind the scenes glimpes of well-known actors and directors and scenes from two plays
Willie the squowse : a fantasy by Ted Allan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good luck can come at any time and in the most unexpected ways--and for the Pickerings, the Smiths and Joe, Willie the Squowse arrives just in time! For those who haven't heard, a squowse is part squirrel, part mouse ... and part Robin Hood. When Willie finds himself caught between the walls shared by the Pickering and Smith households, strange and wonderful things begin to happen. Willie's presence changes the lives of everyone around him. This charming radio play introduces the magic of original storytelling and song to a new generation of children
Land of the Long Day( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily life of the Eskimos on Baffin Island during the short Arctic summer when they enjoy four months of continuous daylight. Explains that provision must be made for the long cold winter night ahead--the hunters stalk seals that are vital to existence, and in kayaks, harpoon the whales and narwhal that come into the bay to feed; the women dry socks and prepare sealskins for mitts and boots; the aged scrape and clean the lines for dog traces and harpoons; the children fish for char
The original TV adventures of King Kong by Jules Bass( Recording )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunshine sketches of a little town by Stephen Leacock( Recording )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1946 adaptation of Stephen Leacock's timeless tale is set in Mariposa, a fictional town on the shore of magnificent Lake Wissanotti. This story depicts the comedy of day-to-day life in a bustling small town.--On container
Joseph Conrad's heart of darkness : plus!, the investigator( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The investigator is a parody of the 1950s McCarthy hearings. The investigator wakes up in a fog after a plane crash and learns that none of the passengers survived, including himself
No Longer Vanishing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the status of Indigenous Peoples in Canada that emphasizes their integration into non-Indigenous Canadian society
The Sceptre and the mace( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History and development of English and Canadian parliaments tied into Queen Elizabeth II's visit and address to the House of Commons
Stage Series( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incredible journey : the original family classic( Visual )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ordinary pets take on the majestic Canadian wilderness in one extraordinary journey. Finding themselves separated from their owners by 200 miles, the trio sets out on a perilous trek to find their family
 
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The road to victory
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Alice's adventures in Wonderland ; Through the looking glassF. Scott Fitzgerald's the Last tycoon : plus Vanity fairMoby DickGeorge Dibden Pitt's Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street ; plus!, A sense of sinWillie the squowse : a fantasySunshine sketches of a little townJoseph Conrad's heart of darkness : plus!, the investigatorStage Series
Alternative Names
Drainie, John Robert Roy 1916-1966

Drunie, John 1916-1966

John Drainie actor canadenc

John Drainie actor canadianu (1916–1966)

John Drainie actor canadiense

John Drainie aisteoir Ceanadach

John Drainie aktor kanadez

John Drainie Canadees acteur (1916-1966)

John Drainie Canadian actor

John Drainie kanadischer Schauspieler

Джон Дрэйни

جان درینی بازیگر کانادایی

جون دراينى

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