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Villiers, James 1933-1998

Overview
Works: 49 works in 111 publications in 3 languages and 5,446 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  History  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 Anthony Asquith( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 585 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
The first Churchills( Visual )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 558 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
Repulsion by Roman Polanski( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 541 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 by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 538 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 523 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
House of cards trilogy by Paul Seed( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 499 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
Fortunes of war by Olivia Manning( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out
The nanny by Evelyn Piper( Visual )

6 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?
Maggie Smith at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 205 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 )

9 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 141 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 139 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
Asylum by Roy Ward Baker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The terrifying account of a young doctor who faces the challenging assignment to identify the former director of a British asylum for the criminally insane-- now one of the maddened inmates. The search leads the doctor on a tour of terror, and his interviews with the inmates reveal each of their case histories in flashback-- four horrifying tales of murder and bloodshed"--Container
You only live twice by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 56 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy set in Paris, 1735, involving a Compte, his daughter, and his former mistress, the beautiful, witty and cunning Marquise
Jeeves and the feudal spirit by P. G Wodehouse( Recording )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 33 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
Blood from the mummy's tomb by Seth Holt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy ha estado en tratamiento psiquiátrico por algún tiempo. Ahora, prácticamente curada, ultima los preparativos para irse con su reciente marido a una pequeña escuela en el campo, donde es profesor. La noche anterior a su viaje, Peggy es atacada por un misterioso hombre con un solo brazo. Ni el campo, ni su encantadora casa, logran borrar de su memoria lo ocurrido. Peggy sigue intranquila y la escuela le produce un incontrolable pavor. Un día el misterioso hombre vuelve a atacarla
The Bette Davis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 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
House of cards trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Michael Dobbs' best-selling novel about a man who schemes and back-stabs his way to the top until he is standing on a pile of broken promises, betrayals, and the bodies of those who oppose him
Otley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a drunken night on the town in London, petty thief and garbage rummager Gerald Otley wakes up to find that he is wanted by the police for murder, leading him to embark on a wild week of adventures during which he is kidnapped by criminals who suspect him of being involved with double agents
 
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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

Languages
English (66)

German (4)

French (1)

Covers
Jeeves and the feudal spirit