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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

Overview
Works: 109 works in 448 publications in 6 languages and 10,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Historical films  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brad Davis
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit
Chariots of Fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 2,037 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 )

119 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,456 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 not choice but to try to escape
Sybil( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 1,321 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 by James Thurber( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

97 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 382 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue remembered hills: Two years before the end of WWII, seven children play in the woods until a prank turns deadly
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 107 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 )

25 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 5 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
Robert Kennedy and his times( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 100 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 Caine mutiny court-martial by Robert Altman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 98 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 )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 85 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 47 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 45 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 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicken George is sent to England as payment for his owner's gambling debt. Fourteen years later, he returns to American a free man. The Civil War erupts, and the era of slavery draws to an end
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 43 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
A small circle of friends( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 42 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 1992 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Civil war is over, but night riders terrorize former slaves. By marking his clients' horseshoes, Tom identifies the raiders, but endangers his own life. Chicken George, who had fought for the Union, rejoins his family; he leads them to a new home in Tennessee, and recites the story of his ancestor, Kunta Kinte. Alex Haley appears to narrate the epilogue
Mrs. Reinhardt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 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 actor estadounidense

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

בראד דייוויס שחקן אמריקאי

براد ديفيز

براد ديفيز ممثل أمريكي

برد دیویس (هنرپیشه) بازیگر آمریکایی

브래드 데이비스 (배우)

ブラッド・デイヴィス

布萊德·戴維斯

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