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West, Samuel 1966-

Overview
Works: 399 works in 1,138 publications in 4 languages and 32,623 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical television programs  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Biographical television programs  Television series  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel West
Darkest hour by Joe Wright( Visual )

23 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 2,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award® winner Gary Oldman gives a "towering performance" (Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair) in acclaimed director Joe Wright's soaring drama Darkest Hour. As Hitler's forces storm across the European landscape and close in on the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill (Oldman) is elected the new Prime Minister. With his party questioning his every move, and King George VI (Ben Mendelsohn) skeptical of his new political leader, it is up to Churchill to lead his nation and protect them from the most dangerous threat ever seen. Also starring Academy Award® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas and Lily James, Darkest Hour is a powerful, inspirational drama." -- Publisher's description
101 dalmatians II by Walt Disney( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,705 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 )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,480 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 )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1,087 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
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,024 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
Mr Selfridge( Visual )

9 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
On Chesil Beach( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night
Mr. Selfridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 841 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 hollow crown by Dominic Cooke( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 833 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
Secrets of Highclere Castle( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 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
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 714 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
The Nazis : a Warning From History by Samuel Rees( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 678 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 All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 598 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 )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 571 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 )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey, Carrington embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters
Prince Caspian, and ; The voyage of the Dawn Treader( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 528 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 mysterious places, even to the edge of the world
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 522 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
The private life of a masterpiece( Visual )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series reveals the full and fascinating stories behind famous works of art, not just how they came to be created, but also how they influenced others and came to have a life of their own in the modern world. The works of art featured here are both instantly familiar and profoundly mysterious. Revolutionary in their conception, and iconic years after their execution, they each have their own compelling stories. For behind the beautiful canvases and sculptures are tales of political revolution, wartime escapes, massive ego clashes, social scandal, financial wrangling and shocking violence
Howards End( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the idealistic, independent and highly educated Schlegel sisters and their tangled relationships with a rich businessman and his family, and with an unhappily married young bank clerk
Howards End by James Ivory( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
 
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William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothingThe Nazis : a Warning From HistoryWilliam Shakespeare's All's well that ends wellPrince Caspian, and ; The voyage of the Dawn Treader
Alternative Names
West, Sam, 1966-

Languages
English (183)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Italian (1)