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Davis, Brad 1949-1991

Overview
Works: 109 works in 346 publications in 6 languages and 9,765 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Sports films  Historical films  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Other, Commentator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brad Davis
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,789 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
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,816 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
Midnight express by Alan Parker( Visual )

68 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,381 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 )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 1,271 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 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

67 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 361 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 )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 110 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 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
Rosalie goes shopping by Percy Adlon( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 103 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 91 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 Altman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 60 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 49 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 48 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 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 )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 47 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 47 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 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 )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 42 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
 
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Alternative Names
Brad Davis acteur amricain

Brad Davis aktor amerykański

Brad Davis Amerikaans acteur

Brad Davis amerikansk skdespelare

Brad Davis amerikansk skodespelar

Brad Davis amerikansk skuespiller

Brad Davis attore statunitense

Brad Davis US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Brad Davis yhdysvaltalainen nyttelij

Davis, Robert 1949-1991

Robert Davis

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