WorldCat Identities

Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 354 works in 945 publications in 5 languages and 11,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Epic films  Detective and mystery television programs  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer, Film editor, fmd, Other, tlp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by John Howard Davies( Visual )

70 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,438 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

64 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Lean's sensitive rendering of the story is memorable, beautiful, and superbly performed by a cast including Alec Guinness, Robert Newton, Anthony Newley, and Diana Dors
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

71 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,202 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 764 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
War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 646 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 by P. D James( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 485 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 by Rob Malenfant( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 388 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A murdered drug dealer, a beautiful witness and a proper country estate. Dalgliesh believes there is a connection."--Container insert
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy growing up in a household where there is no love and no luck, but always a shortage of money, develops an uncanny ability to pick race-horse winners while furiously riding
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 284 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
A taste for death( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple : sleeping murder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het droomhuis van een jong stel verandert in een nachtmerrie als de echtgenote een visioen heeft van een gewurgde vrouw in de hal. Vermoord? Misschien. Gwenda wendt zich tot Miss Marple om het probleem uit de wereld te helpen. Samen proberen ze een perfecte misdaad op te lossen die in een ver verleden is gepleegd
The Edwardians( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 206 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
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 181 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 181 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 173 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 accross Miss Marple's path
Kim by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 172 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
The best bits of Mr. Bean( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More trials and tribulations for Mr. Bean
Good neighbors( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple decides to live off the land of their suburban London home to the annoyance of their neighbors
The fall and rise of Reginald Perrin( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald Perrin has a completely respectable career at Sunshine Desserts, a happy marriage and two less than satisfactory children. But the pressures of the rat race are beginning to push Reggie over the edge. The mere mention of his mother-in-law conjures the image of a hippopotamus, the word 'earwig' keeps creeping into his conversations, and his thoughts are repeatedly interrupted by outrageous fantasies involving his secretary and Reggie has to figure out what to do with his overstressed life
 
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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 (272)

Spanish (7)

German (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
Oliver TwistThe rocking horse winnerThe EdwardiansThe best bits of Mr. Bean