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Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 1999 in English and held by 740 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 605 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 )

58 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 477 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
Devices and desires by P. D James( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 466 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
Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contains episodes 16 & 17 from season 2. Includes The Bishop, A naughty chemist, Flying lessons, A psychiatrist milkman, The poet McTeagle, Déjà vu, The architect sketch, How to give up being a Mason, Motor insurance sketch with nude lady, A series of well deserved apologies, A list of words not to be used again, and Police Constable Pan-Am"--Container
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 394 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
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 378 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
Unnatural causes by Rob Malenfant( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 371 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
The complete Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Good neighbors : the complete series 1-3( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 303 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
A taste for death( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 300 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 rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This haunting tale of a boy driven to the limits of his life by his mother's wanton materialism is based on one of D. H. Lawrence's most enduring short works ... A young boy discovers that by riding his toy rocking horse, he can predict the outcome of future horse races. With the aid of his uncle and the family handyman, the boy finds an unlikely answer to the financial problems that are turning his parents into strangers. But the more he wins, the more his mother spends, and the stakes get higher and higher"--Container
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 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. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 218 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
The Edwardians( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 201 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
Cover her face( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 192 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
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
Mr. Bean : the whole bean( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 180 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
Cover her face( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 163 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
 
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Oliver Twist
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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 (158)

German (5)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

Italian (1)