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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

Overview
Works: 88 works in 391 publications in 6 languages and 9,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  Sports films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Commentator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brad Davis
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,885 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 )

104 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,433 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 )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A landmark, classic drama depicting the extraordinary real life of a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder. Includes the full 3-hour broadcast version (aired over two nights), along with over an hour of new exclusive special features
James Thurber's the greatest man in the world by James Thurber( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world
Querelle by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

89 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a proud and tough sailor named Querelle involved in drug-smuggling and homosexual adventures
Helen Mirren at the BBC( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 111 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 )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 108 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
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
Herman Wouk's the Caine mutiny court-martial by Robert Altmann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense builds during Naval trial proceedings against a young lieutenant who relieved his captain of command of the destroyer-minesweeper U.S.S. Caine at the height of a typhoon
A Rumor of war( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 97 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
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 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 between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. In the first episode, African tribal culture is shown, and Kinte and others are caught and loaded into a slave ship for the trip to America
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 51 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
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed. Episode 2. The shipboard rebellion, the vessel completes its voyage, and the Annapolis slave auction
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 48 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 )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 42 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
A small circle of friends( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Harvard students struggle through shifting relationships during their college years in the 1960's
Mrs. Reinhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft targets: Two people find themselves exiles, in their own way, and are drawn together
 
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Alternative Names
Brad Davis acteur américain

Brad Davis aktor amerykański

Brad Davis Amerikaans acteur

Brad Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Brad Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Brad Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Brad Davis attore statunitense

Brad Davis US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Brad Davis yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Davis, Robert 1949-1991

Robert Davis

Μπραντ Ντέιβις

Бред Девіс

Брэд Дэвис

בראד דייוויס

براد ديفيز

برد دیویس (هنرپیشه) بازیگر آمریکایی

브래드 데이비스 (배우)

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Midnight expressSybilThe plot to kill HitlerNorth Brevard County