WorldCat Identities

Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 336 works in 647 publications in 4 languages and 11,078 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television comedies  History  Fiction  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Humor  Juvenile works 
Roles: Director, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer
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 )
55 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,114 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. Includes original theatrical trailer
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( Visual )
29 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-tempered owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos, and bizarre characters
War & peace by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 685 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 )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 479 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 )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 400 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 )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
The vicar of Dibley the divine collection ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Armed with a sharp wit, a double dose of double entendre and a healthy supply of chocolate, the new vicar brings Dibley's lovable--though rather eccentric--inhabitants a new outlook on life, love and the Church of England
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 366 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
Cover her face ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A murdered drug dealer, a beautiful witness and a proper country estate. Dalgliesh believes there is a connection."--Container insert
Fawlty Towers ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 313 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
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple sleeping murder ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 285 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?
Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All 45 episodes from four seasons of Monty Python's flying circus
The rocking horse winner ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 283 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
Monty Python's flying circus ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 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
A taste for death ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 246 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 Edwardians ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 212 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 )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 193 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
The best bits of Mr. Bean ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More trials and tribulations for Mr. Bean
Good neighbors ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple decides to live off the land of their suburban London home to the annoyance of their neighbors
Monty Python's flying circus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 181 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
 
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Alternative Names
Davies John 1939-2011
Davies, John H. 1939-2011
Languages
English (152)
German (8)
Spanish (4)
French (2)
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