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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

Overview
Works: 143 works in 470 publications in 6 languages and 9,958 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Historical films  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Film adaptations  Prison films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Interviewee, Author, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brad Davis
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,070 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
Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

108 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,428 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
Chariots of fire( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 1,425 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
Sybil by Sally Field( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 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
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 657 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
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 647 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 )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

69 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 267 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 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
The Greatest Man In The World by James Thurber( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortified with only a gallon of gin and a salami, Jack Smurch makes the first non-stop flight around the world and becomes an instant "hero." The trouble is, he doesn't fit the image, so the press and other politicos set out to make Jack into their kind of American hero, and at any cost
The plot to kill Hitler by Lawrence Schiller( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2018 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
Querelle : a film about Jean Genet's Querelle de Brest( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fassbinder's final film; a stylized, delirious interpretation of Genet's story of a proud and tough loner, the sailor Querelle who becomes involved in drug smuggling, homosexual adventures, and murder. Originally shot in English; also released in a German-dubbed print as "Querelle--ein pakt mit dem Teufel."
Robert Kennedy and his times( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 97 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 )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 82 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 )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 80 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 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in early 1945, during the height of World War II, it involves the court-martial of Lt. Maryk for relieving Lt. Cmdr. Queeg of command of the destroyer U.S.S. Caine at the height of a storm. Lt. Greenwald, the defense attorney, is forced to mount a defense on behalf of Lt. Maryk, despite being a bit ambivalent towards his client
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 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
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 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Harvard students struggle through shifting relationships during their college years in the 1960's
 
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Brad Davis acteur américain

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Brad Davis (akteur)

Brad Davis aktor amerykański

Brad Davis Amerikaans acteur

Brad Davis amerikansk skådespelare

Brad Davis amerikansk skodespelar

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Davis, Robert 1949-1991

Robert Davis

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Μπραντ Ντέιβις

Бред Девіс

Брэд Дэвис

Բրեդ Դեյվիս

בראד דייוויס

בראד דייוויס שחקן אמריקאי

براد ديفيز

براد ديفيز ممثل أمريكي

برد دیویس

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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