WorldCat Identities

Townsend, Stanley

Works: 12 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 7,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  Religious films  Bible films  Christian films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Townsend
The nativity story by Mormon Tabernacle Choir( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuenta la magnífica e inigualable historia de dos grandiosos personajes, María y José. Un acontecimiento milagroso y un arduo viaje que definiría el nacimiento de Jesús y su verdadera historia. El aclamado escritor Mike Rich ha creado un profundo movimiento, una historia espiritualmente evocativa y humanamente enriquecedora acerca de los orígenes del suceso religioso más importante y de nuestro Señor Jesucristo
Florence Foster Jenkins by Stephen Frears( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York socialite dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. Her husband and biggest fan, St. Clair Bayfield is determined to protect his beloved Florence from the truth. But when Florence stages a huge concert at Carnegie Hall, he faces his greatest challenge to make sure her performance is a rousing success
Happy-go-lucky by Mike Leigh( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poppy is an irrepressibly cheerful primary-school teacher who won't let anyone or anything get her down. Even when her bicycle ... is stolen, her first thought is only: "I didn't even get a chance to say goodbye." ... Determined to learn to drive, she finds herself matched up with Scott, an uptight driving instructor who is everything she is not
The Libertine by Laurence Dunmore( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wilmot, a 17th century poet, is the Earl of Rochester and from the beginning he treats his wife cruelly, drinks to relentless excess, abuses his friendships, and generally wallows in dissipation, much to the dismay of King Charles II. The king hopes that Rochester will write a play glorifying his reign. But Rochester finds his true inspiration when he sees a young actress named Lizzie Barry. Rochester sets out to make her the greatest actress of their time--and she, with some reluctance, submits to his teaching
Zen by Lennox Tierney( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aurelio Zen is a formidable detective, but he's always put honesty before advancement. The arrival of clever and ambitious Tania to the team sees Zen's vigor reawakened. Driven by romance, re-energized, and armed with a new confidence, Zen's investigations take him from crowded Rome to the spectacular Italian countryside as he negotiates a complex string of murder cases
The tunnel( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Our investigative duo--pragmatic, meticulous and newly promoted Commander Elise Wasserman, and laconic but brilliant DCI Karl Roebuck--reunite to investigate the case of a French couple abducted from the Eurotunnel, leaving behind their traumatized daughter, Chloe Fournier. But the case is complicated when a plane carrying British and French passengers crashes into the Channel killing everyone on board"
Station Jim( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Victorian England, Station Jim is the enchanting story of a performing dog who jumps onto a train to escape his mean master and ends up at a small railway station in the country. The clever little dog quickly becomes a favorite of the local orphanage children, especially Henry. When a wicked businessman plots to burn the orphanage, how does Jim help save it from doom?"--Container back
Wondrous oblivion( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old David Wiseman lives with the singular dream of being a cricket star, but much to the dismay and ridicule of his classmates, he is all passion and no skill. The son of a traditional Jewish family living in the racial and cultural turbulence of 1960s South London, David and his world are shaken by the unexpected arrival of the Samuels, a lively and big-hearted Jamaican family
Killing Bono by Nick Hamm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely recreates the story of young Irish rocker McCormick and his younger brother, Ivan, who attempt to become rock stars but can only look on as their secondary school friends form U2 and become the biggest band in Ireland
The wrong kind of blood by Declan Hughes( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ed Loy hasn't been back to Dublin for 20 years. But his mother is dead and he has returned home to bury her. He soon realizes that the world waiting for him is very different from the one he left behind all those years ago. An old classmate, Linda Dawson, pleads with him to find her missing husband, Peter. She doesn't want the police involved. As if a worried wife with a seductive persona wasn't enough to keep Loy occupied, his childhood pal turned small-time criminal, Tommy Owens, shows up on Loy's doorstep with a hard-luck story and a recently fired gun. When Loy finds an old photograph of his long-missing father on Peter Dawson's boat, and a corpse is discovered in the foundations of the local town hall, things begin to get personal. Suddenly, in this place where he grew up, he finds himself thrown into a world of organised crime, long-hidden secrets, corruption, violence and murder"--Container
National Theatre 50( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A 2 disc DVD of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations"--
Girl from the north country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The nativity story
Happy-go-luckyThe wrong kind of blood
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