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West, Samuel 1966-

Works: 348 works in 887 publications in 3 languages and 27,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical films  Television series  Children's films  Documentary television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Samuel West
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,947 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patch dreams of being a "One-of-a-kind Wonder Dog" like his TV-hero, Thunderbolt. When Patch is accidentally separated from the rest of the family, he takes the opportunity to try to meet his hero, and ends up as his sidekick as they rescue Patch's dognapped family from Cruella de Vil
Hyde Park on Hudson by Roger Michell( Visual )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,433 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 by Anthony Byrne( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,102 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 )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,018 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 )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 798 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 )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 748 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
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the altar seems smooth, until the evil Don John decides to intervene"--Container
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 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young and virtuous daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her beneath his notice
The Nazis : A Warning From History by Tilman Remme( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 668 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
The hollow crown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 632 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
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
Carrington by Christopher Hampton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a complicated one
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Years later, Caspian, 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
Secrets of the manor house : inside British country homes in the early 1900's by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 516 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
The private life of a masterpiece( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals the stories behind the creation of significant art works from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century
Cambridge spies by Tim Fywell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1934, 4 brilliant, seemingly conventional young men at Cambridge University are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union. So begins a 20 year career of deceit and treachery
Midsomer Murders : Death's shadow by John Nettles( 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
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 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
Secrets of Westminster( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the hidden secrets of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey
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West, Sam, 1966-

English (145)

German (4)

Italian (1)

William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothingWilliam Shakespeare's All's well that ends wellThe Nazis : A Warning From HistoryHenry V