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Villiers, James 1933-1998

Overview
Works: 52 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 4,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about James Villiers
 
Most widely held works by James Villiers
The ruling class by Peter Medak( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy
The millionairess by William Slater( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Epifania is glamorous, clever-- and also the richest woman in the world. After yet another row with her spendthrift husband, Epifania meets an intriguing Egyptian doctor. But she faces the challenge her money-mad father imposed on her before his death: She can only marry a man who can convert 150 pounds into 50,000 pounds within six months"--Container
Pygmalion ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A stuffy professor of phonetics takes a bet that in six months time he can turn a Cockney flower seller into a lady he could pass off as a duchess
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Clive Andrews, Anthony Donner( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A twisted suspenseful romance set during the French Revolution. While men, women, and children fall under the merciless blade of the guillotine, one foppish gentleman, alias the Scarlet Pimpernel, bravely rescues aristocrats from the jaws of death. In the midst of his rescue, he meets and falls passinately in love with Marguerite, France's most celebrated actress
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carol is a fragile, frigid young Belgian beauty cracking up over the course of a terrifying weekend. Left alone by her vacationing sister in their London flat, she finds herself haunted by specters, real and imagined, as her insanity grows to a violent pitch
House of cards trilogy by Paul Seed( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and backstabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him
The first Churchills ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the 50-year marriage of John and Sarah Churchill, the first Churchills to make their mark on British history. John was a handsome and charismatic general who won the battles that shaped the future of England. Sarah was a fiery beauty whose passion and intellect made her a favorite at court and won the undying devotion of her husband. The turbulent history of 17th century England is seen through the eyes of Sarah, and are filtered through her love for John and their shared love of England
The nanny by Evelyn Piper( Visual )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blamed for the drowning death of his little sister, ten-year-old Joey Fane has finally returned home after being institutionalized for two years. Placed once again under the care of his devoted nanny, Joey is soon accused of trying to poison his own mother. But when he swears it was the nanny who committed the crimes, his tormented pleas lead some to wonder: is Joey the disturbed killer everyone thinks he is, or is this dear old nanny hiding some murderous secrets?
Maggie Smith at the BBC ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The merchant of Venice: Shakespeare's comedy in which a young merchant attempts to extricate himself from an onerous contract with a vicious shylock
King & country by Joseph Losey( Visual )
6 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A tough, no-nonsense British Army lawyer is assigned to defend a lowly private at his court martial. The private has been arrested for desertion during battle. The lawyer, Captain Hargreaves, is convinced the young man should fry. However, as the trial progresses and the strain of three horrible years endured at the Allied front is revealed, the more he is compelled to spare the youth from a firing squad"--Container
Eva by Joseph Losey( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welsh writer Tyvian Jones (Stanley Baker) seems to have it all, style, an international best-seller, an apartment in Rome, a gorgeous fianceĢe, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
Asylum by Roy Baker( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inmates in the "House of Crazies" tell their personal horror stories to the facility's new, young administrator (Robert Powell), who must guess which one of the psychopaths was his predecessor
The Marquise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy set in Paris, 1735, involving a Compte, his daughter, and his former mistress, the beautiful, witty and cunning Marquise
The first Churchills ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains parts 10-12 from The First Churchills
The first Churchills ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains parts 7-9 from The First Churchills
The first Churchills ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains parts 1-3 from The First Churchills
For your eyes only by Ian Fleming( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bond must infiltrate the Greek underworld and race against time to find a stolen device capable of controlling a fleet of nuclear submarines
The first Churchills ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains parts 4-6 from The First Churchills
Jeeves and the feudal spirit by P. G Wodehouse( Recording )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In P.G. Woodhouse's 1954 classic comic novel, the affluent Bertie Wooster decides to grow an empowering moustache as he and his male servant Jeeves return to Brinkley Court, a British country house
The Bette Davis collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
THE OLD MAID: let the fireworks begin. Miriam Hopkins poses as the mother of the child Davis bore out of wedlock ... the arrangement is beginning to fray. ALL THIS, AND HEAVEN TOO: enchanted by governess Davis, nobleman Charles Boyer murders his wife. But is la Bette as innocent as she appears? THE GREAT LIE: friends make the best enemies. Scheming concert pianist Mary Astor and selfless Davis are entangled in secrets and lies. IN THIS OUR LIFE: homewrecker Davis runs off with sister Olivia de Havilland's hubby and that's just for starters! WATCH ON THE RHINE: a leader of Germany's anti-Hitler underground is hunted by Nazi agents in Washington DC. Dashiell Hammett adapts Lillian Hellman's play. DECEPTION: now, Voyagers' Davis, Claude Rains and Paul Henried reunite in a gloriously flamboyant tale of musicians, indiscretion and murder
 
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English (56)
French (1)
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