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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

Overview
Works: 183 works in 426 publications in 6 languages and 10,030 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Fiction  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Illustrator, Interviewee, Lyricist, Commentator, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Brad Davis, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Brad Davis
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Midnight express by Alan Parker ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American citizen Billy Hayes is sentenced to four years in a brutal Turkish prison after being caught trying to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul. When his sentence is changed to life just days before his release, he has no choice but to try to escape
Sybil ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The harrowing, fact-based story of a woman who develops 16 distinct personalities and the psychiatrist who tries to help Sybil discover her own true identity
James Thurber's the greatest man in the world ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world
Querelle by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a proud and tough sailor named Querelle involved in drug-smuggling and homosexual adventures
Shape of space : the sculpture of George Sugarman by Holliday T Day ( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The changeling: Beatrice-Joanna is betrothed to one man, but loves another. She hires her father's servant to kill her betrothed, but is then horrified at what she has done
Robert Kennedy and his times ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provided is a personal portrait of Robert Kennedy, who was one of the most controversial men of the century. Featured are the turbulent times in which he lived including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and how the eventual protest against it were all shaped by Bobby Kennedy
The plot to kill Hitler ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
July 20, 1944. In the waning days of Nazi Germany, a group of senior army officers led by suave aristocrat Col. Claus von Stauffenberg risks all to save what's left of their war-torn nation. Their goal is to kill Adolf Hitler during a strategy meeting at his Wolfsschanze. The idea grew out of the Third Reich's Operation Valkyrie emergency plan. If successful, this might have changed the bloody outcome of World War II
Rosalie goes shopping by Percy Adlon ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rosalie, the mother of seven children, defrauds the financial system so that she can maintain a life of luxury. She starts small by writing bad checks, but she soons learn how to keep borrowing to pay her creditors
A Rumor of war ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fresh out of Officer's Candidate School, Philip Caputo is anxious to get his first taste of combat. When he is finally assigned to the front lines he does not encounter the glorious war he had imagined. He finds, instead, sickening brutality of men killing men. After his platoon is decimated, Lt. Caputo strikes back. His eagerness costs the lives of two Vietnamese civilians, and in the midst of the bloody and senseless war, Caputo is charged with murder
The Caine mutiny court-martial by Robert Altmann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Lt. Merrick is charged with seizing control of the U.S.S. Caine. Fearful for the fate of the ship during a raging typhoon, with the support of his crew, the bold officer openly defied his superior, Lt. Commander Queeg and took command
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifth episode of an adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
James Thurber's The greatest man in the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Smurch is an arrogant lout with a police record who beats Charles Lindbergh's flying accomplishments, but who doesn't fit the model of hero the press want him to be
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The mountain retreat : landscape in modern Chinese painting by Arnold Chang ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roots ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixth episode of an adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Robert, 1949-1991
Robert Davis
Languages
English (185)
German (19)
French (15)
Spanish (13)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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