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Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Oliver Twist by Roman Polanski( Visual )

56 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor but honest Oliver, a penniless orphan on the streets of 19th century London, is fleeing the cruelty of the workhouse when he is forced into a band of young thieves. The gentle-hearted boy must summon the courage to fight for his freedom and his future
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

59 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Bob Spiers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy, and also includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the second season of the popular BBC television series "The Vicar of Dibley", in which a female vicar with a sharp wit and a laid-back attitude brings new ideas to a rural British community
Fawlty Towers by Connie Booth( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
War & peace( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars
Devices and desires( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
Unnatural causes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh investigates the bizarre murder of a man with his hands cut off found floating in a dinghy out at sea
Cover her face( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a drug dealer found dead in the basement of a book club. His key witness is a single mother named Sally Jupp who had brought her eight-week-old son with her to the club to visit her former co-workers. The investigation leads Dalgliesh to the country home of the Maxie family, where the young woman is now employed. Mysterious deaths occur, and the detective must deal with a multitude of suspects, evasive answers, and his growing attraction to Deborah Riscoe
Mr. Bean : the whole bean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The internationally acclaimed Mr. Bean TV series and two box office hit films continue to enthrall audience worldwide and maintain his universal popularity
Miss Marple Sleeping murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles and Gwenda Reed have just moved into their dream house. But it's turning into a house of horror as Gwenda finds herself haunted by the vision of a body in the hall. Can Miss Marple solve the mystery and return the house to the Reeds?
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
The vicar of Dibley : the divine collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
A taste for death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
War & peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal stories, love affairs and philosophies of two Russian families are told against the backdrop of Napoleon's invasion of Russia at the turn of the 19th century
Devices and desires( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
The Edwardians( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path
Kim by John Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on one of Kipling's greatest novels, Kim is the story of a fifteen-year-old orphan boy living by his wits in 1890's India
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Oliver Twist
Alternative Names
Davies John 1939-2011

Davies, John H. 1939-2011

John Howard Davies aktor brytyjski

John Howard Davies attore e regista britannico

John Howard Davies britischer Schauspieler und Fernsehregisseur

John Howard Davies britisk skodespelar

John Howard Davies britisk skuespiller

John Howard Davies Brits acteur (1939-2011)

John Howard Davies brittisk skådespelare

Джон Ховард Дейвис

ג'ון הווארד דייוויס

جان هاوارد دیویس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ジョン・ハワード・デイヴィス

約翰·霍瓦德·戴維斯

Languages
English (197)

German (4)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Fawlty Towers : the complete collectionFawlty TowersThe Edwardians