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Villiers, James 1933-1998

Overview
Works: 70 works in 117 publications in 2 languages and 5,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical television programs 
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 587 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 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Repulsion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 539 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 528 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 524 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
Fortunes of war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out
House of cards trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 407 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 nanny by Evelyn Piper( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 309 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?
The first Churchills( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 262 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
Maggie Smith at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 209 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 )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 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 2005 in English and Spanish 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 fiancée, but he remains bitter. He meets his existential match in ennui in the mod seductress Eve
The first Churchills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 108 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
House of cards( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Urquhart is a petty British politician who schemes and backstabs his way to the top of his party. All the while, he lays out his plans with venomous charm. But the unflappable politico may have overlooked one potential problem: the beautiful journalist who has been made a dupe in his plots!
Asylum by Roy Baker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 78 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
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 59 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 Marquise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 43 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 )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 1-3 from The First Churchills
The first Churchills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 10-12 from The First Churchills
The first Churchills( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 7-9 from The First Churchills
 
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The ruling class
Alternative Names
James Villiers actor

James Villiers britischer Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

James Villiers Brits acteur (1933-1998)

Джеймс Виллерс

جیمز ویلرز بازیگر بریتانیایی

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