WorldCat Identities

Villiers, James 1933-1998

Overview
Works: 55 works in 109 publications in 2 languages and 5,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical television programs 
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 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of the House of Lords dies, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son thinks he is Jesus Christ. The other somewhat-more respectable members of their family plot to steal the estate from him. Murder and mayhem ensues
The millionairess by William Slater( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 575 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 Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 559 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 )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 546 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
Pygmalion( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 519 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 490 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 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mini-series that chronicles the lives of an English couple who live in Bucharest when WWII breaks out
The first Churchills( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 389 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 )

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 204 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 140 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 137 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 Baker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 76 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
For your eyes only by Ian Fleming( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 52 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 47 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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 4-6 from The First Churchills
The first Churchills( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains parts 7-9 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 34 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
 
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The ruling class
Alternative Names
James Villiers Actor

James Villiers britischer Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

Джеймс Виллерс

Languages
English (58)

French (1)

Covers
Jeeves and the feudal spirit