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West, Samuel 1966-

Overview
Works: 316 works in 923 publications in 5 languages and 28,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical television programs  Television series  Biographical television programs  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Animated films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel West
Howards End by E. M Forster( Visual )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
101 dalmatians II by Walt Disney( Visual )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure begins when Pongo and Perdita's pup, Patch, who is not satisfied being just one out of 101, gets the chance to meet his TV hero, Thunderbolt, the 'One-of-a-kind Wonderdog.' When Thunderbolt's trusty sidekick Lightning reveals that the show's producers are on the lookout for a new star, Thunderbolt - with Patch in tow - struts out into the real world to perform true acts of heroism. When the puppy-obsessed Cruella De Vil returns, it's Patch and Thunderbolt's teamwork and friendship that will save the day
Hyde Park on Hudson by Roger Michell( Visual )

22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmy Award-winning actor Jeremy Piven stars as American entrepreneur and colorful retail magnate Harry Gordon Selfridge. Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Harry Selfridge created a theater of retail for early 1900s Londoners where any topic or trend that was new, exciting, entertaining-or sometimes just eccentric-was showcased
Mr Selfridge( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
Secrets of Highclere Castle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of Downton Abbey, but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats above to the army of servants toiling 'below stairs'. Also find out from the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, what life in a fairytale castle is like today
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nearly 20 years of setting trends and pushing traditions, Selfridge's is still going strong as the triumph of London's Oxford Street. But Harry's potentially dangerous appetite for entertainment and women, while always a problem, has reached its peak. Now, he struggles to keep the reins of the store he loves, in the face of old troubles, new opportunities, and unsettled scores
The Nazis : A Warning From History by Tilman Remme( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Use interviews with witnesses and perpetrators, along with archival film and records, to examine how a political party as fundamentally evil as the Nazis could come to power in a modern European nation. Discusses the factors that enabled the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in the economically-devastated Germany of the post-World War I era and looks at the role of ordinary Germans in the Nazi regime. Follows the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, from its early promises through the atrocities and suffering of World War II. Includes segments focusing on the occupation of Poland and on the holocaust and concentration camps, particularly Treblinka
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
The hollow crown( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The concluding cycle of The Hollow Crown, subtitled The Wars of the Roses. Henry VI, Parts I and II and Richard III tell the story of an exceptionally turbulent period in British history. These exhilarating and emotionally charged films feature some of Shakespeare's most eloquent and powerful language
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
Secrets of the manor house : inside British country homes in the early 1900's by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants
Carrington by Christopher Hampton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Thompson stars as Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Carrington is unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey. Rebuffed, she embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters. Her heart remains true to him, but she refuses to curtail the sexual pursuits which erupt again and again in angry passion
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Lucy, Edmund and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon and finally, the edge of the world
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detective story that travels to the heart of old Europe ... and the heart of the genius itself
The private life of a masterpiece( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the stories behind the creation of significant art works of painters Renoir, Van Gogh, and Seurat
The planets by David McNab( Visual )

29 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals a story of personal achievement and technological triumph, seen through the eyes of dozens of leading authorities on the leading edge of planetary exploration and on both sides of the high-stakes Cold War race into space. From our first glimpse of the dark side of the moon to the first high-risk dash through the rings of Saturn; from the search for extraterrestrial life to humanity's possible future on alien worlds, it's an epic journey of cosmic discovery, amazement and adventure
Cambridge spies by Tim Fywell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia in 1934. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Across almost 20 years of spying and treachery, the four are bound by their beliefs, the secrets they know about one another, and the knowledge that they stand or fall together
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 388 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and German and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's historical drama of the English king who defeated the French at Agincourt
 
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West, Sam, 1966-

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The Nazis : A Warning From HistoryWilliam Shakespeare's Much ado about nothingWilliam Shakespeare's All's well that ends wellHenry V