WorldCat Identities

Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 386 works in 973 publications in 5 languages and 11,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Film adaptations  Television programs  History  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Coming-of-age films  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Film editor, fmd, Performer, Restager , Other, pmn, tlp
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

65 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,260 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
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Connie Booth( Visual )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 1,181 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 complete Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the first season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 546 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. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Devices and desires by P. D James( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 453 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
War & peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 428 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
Unnatural causes by Rob Malenfant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dalgliesh is drawn into an increasingly troubling murder case and a multi-million dollar currency scam"--Koch Entertainment booklet
Cover her face( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A murdered drug dealer, a beautiful witness and a proper country estate. Dalgliesh believes there is a connection."--Container insert
Good neighbors : the complete series 1-3( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just how different can neighbors be and still be neighborly? The Goods quit their humdrum life for a life of brutal survivalism while remaining in their surburban home. They dug up their front and back yards and turned them into fruit and vegetable gardens. They introduced chickens, pigs (Pinky and Perky), a goat called Geraldine and a cockerel named Lenin. They generated their own electricity, using methane from animal waste, and they even attempted to make their own clothes. To make money, the Goods sold or bartered surplus crops for essentials which they could not make themselves. All the while, their very long-suffering and very middle-class neighbors, the Leadbetters, attempt to survive the survivalists
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 298 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
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting story of a ten-year-old boy who hears his parents fighting about money. He is given a toy rocking horse and begins to find out the winners of actual horse races by rocking on it, but the results prove disasterous
A taste for death( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
The vicar of Dibley : the divine collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 227 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. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Miss Marple Sleeping murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 224 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?
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 214 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
War & peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 212 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
The Edwardians( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 202 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 187 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 )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 3 languages 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
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains episodes 3 & 4 from season 1. Includes The testimony of the late Arthur Aldridge, A bicycle repairman, A dirty fork, Multiple seduced milkmen, Candid photography (nudge, nudge), the Flemish masters of the Renaissance, A man undressing in public, Self-defense against fresh fruit, and Secret Service dentistry"--Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Oliver Twist
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Fawlty Towers : the complete collectionThe rocking horse winnerThe Edwardians
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

جون هوارد دافيز

ジョン・ハワード・デイヴィス

約翰·霍瓦德·戴維斯

Languages
English (219)

German (5)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)