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Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 399 works in 977 publications in 5 languages and 11,912 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, Performer, fmd, Other, Restager , tlp, pmn
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 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Connie Booth( Visual )

28 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 1,197 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
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 551 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 457 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 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
Unnatural causes by Rob Malenfant( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 376 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 )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A murdered drug dealer, a beautiful witness and a proper country estate. Dalgliesh believes there is a connection"--Koch Entertainment booklet
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes several episodes of the Mr. Bean television program. Shows Mr. Bean attempting the impossible: passing an exam without a clue, changing on the beach without removing his trousers, and staying awake in church. He also creates mayhem in his mini-van and attempts to get a date with the Queen
Good neighbors : the complete series 1-3( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just how different can neighbors be and still be neighborly? While the Goods struggle to live off their suburban London plot, the Leadbetters struggle with living next door to the Goods
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 298 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
A taste for death( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder"--Koch Entertainment booklet
Sleeping murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 226 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 vicar of Dibley : the divine collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 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 )

6 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 217 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. Includes all 13 episodes
War & peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 214 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 )

4 editions published in 2008 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 186 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
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sketches from the BBC television comedy Monty Python's flying circus
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
 
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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

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 (207)

German (6)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Fawlty Towers : the complete collectionThe rocking horse winnerThe Edwardians