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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

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Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,698 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. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,741 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 )
68 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is based on a true story. William Hayes, a naive young American vacationing with his girlfriend in Istanbul, Turkey, tries to smuggle a couple of kilos of hash out of the country. He is caught, thrown into a Turkish prison, and subsequently raped, tortured, and forced into the brutality that defines the inmates' constant struggle for survival. There are other foreigners there, many for smuggling, and word is that the only way out of the jail is by dying, or taking "the midnight express." Max, his friend and fellow inmate swears, "That train doesn't run around here."
Sybil ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,250 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 )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An insufferable lout becomes a national hero after he flies nonstop around the world
Querelle by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 362 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 )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 244 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 109 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
Robert Kennedy and his times ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 105 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
Rosalie goes shopping by Percy Adlon ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 100 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 )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 94 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 )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 57 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 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. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Roots ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 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
James Thurber's The greatest man in the world ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 52 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 )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 48 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 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
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 )
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
 
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Alternative Names
Davis, Robert (1949-1991).
Robert Davis
Languages
English (191)
German (19)
French (14)
Spanish (4)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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