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Merrison, Clive

Overview
Works: 174 works in 381 publications in 4 languages and 7,028 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Comedy films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Creator, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Clive Merrison
The English patient by Anthony Minghella( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of World War II, a mysterious, horribly burned man who claims not to remember his name, known only as the "English patient," lies near death in an Italian villa. He is cared for by a quietly desperate young nurse, Hana, herself a victim of the war. With her at the villa are Kip, a young Sikh bomb-disposal expert, and a shadowy thief with bandaged hands named Caravaggio. The key to the burned man's past may lie in his commonplace book, a volume of Herodotus, and its intimations of the sacred whirlwind of a great, mysterious, passionate, and tragically doomed love, which trapped two unsuspecting people, forever
Heavenly creatures by Peter Jackson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When circumstances bring together two bright and highly imaginative teenage schoolgirls they quickly form an unwavering bond, creating a fantasy world that only they can share. Disturbed by the intensity of the friendship, their parents threaten to keep them apart. The girls vow to stay together, devising a secret plan that leads to shocking consequences
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
William Shakespeare's King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear seeks to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in order to ease the burden of rule, but his lack of judgment in asking each daughter how much she loves him leads to tragedy
The history boys by Alan Bennett( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the purpose of education? Is it to pass exams or is it to encourage a desire for learning? For General Studies teacher Hector, it is to make pupils think for themselves, to ignite a passion for something that can sustain them throughout their lives. Offered by new substitute Mr. Irwin--for whom truth is the first casualty of exam-passing--are techniques that are most likely to impress a bored examiner. The formidably precocious grammar school boys themselves chase the Holy Grail for a crème-de-la-crème career path: passing an Oxbridge entrance exam
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes I by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth
An awfully big adventure by Beryl Bainbridge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An engaging comedy about a star-struck young girl lured into the grown-up world of the theater. Young Stella Bradshaw quickly discovers what it takes to make it in the theater
The return of Sherlock Holmes volume 1 by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes II by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth
Riddles of the sphinx( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] landmark fusion of feminism and formal experimentation that seeks to create a non-sexist film language. Invoking and challenging traditional interpretations of the Oedipus story as a movement from matriarchal culture to patriarchal order, the film also probes representation in film itself"--Container
Sherlock Holmes essentials. the favorite stories of Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents six mystery stories about the adventures of the intrepid detective Sherlock Holmes and his chronicler Dr. Watson
A study in scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discharged from the military after suffering severe wounds, Dr. Watson unsuccessfully searches for accommodation until a chance encounter leads him to Sherlock Holmes, and 221 B Baker Street. Holmes is a master chemist, a talented musician and an expert on the universal aspects of crime. He reveals to Watson that he is a consulting detective and soon draws Watson into his investigation of a bizarre murder. A new partnership begins unbeknownst to Watson as they start with an unmarked corpse, a wedding ring and a mysterious message scrawled in blood are the clues to a man driven to fulfill a terrible oath sworn more than twenty years before
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film portrait, made shortly before the death of Chagall in 1985, takes the viewer on a journey through time and place on the trail of this enigmatic artist. Eventually to become the grand old man of French painting, Chagall began life in a Jewish ghetto in Russia. He escaped the restrictions of his background and moved to Paris, where he rubbed shoulders with artists such as Matisse, Leger and Dufy. There he began to create the floating surrealistic style which has remained his hallmark
Sherlock Holmes, his last bow radio dramatization by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. John Scott Eccles wakes to find that his host and all the domestic staff have vanished and downstairs, the police find grim evidence of voodoo rites. In the second story, the morning mail brings Miss Susan Cushing a gruesome surprise. Who would want to send a gentle spinster two severed human ears? In the third story, a local landlady has an eccentric lodger who is causing her grave concern especially after her husband was abducted, obviously mistaken for someone else. In the fourth story, Holmes is asked by his brother, Mycroft, to uncover how top secret plans for the Bruce Partington sumarine could have been stolen from the Woolwich Arsenal
Friedrich Nietzsche( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various biographers, translators, and members of Nietzsche organizations speak about the philosopher, his ideas, and his influence
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4 stories of mystery and suspense featuring the master detective, Sherlock Holmes
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silver blaze, the favorite for the Wessex Cup, has disappeared. With only days to go before the race, Holmes has his work cut out for him. In the second story, whose is the face at the upstairs window, "livid, deadly, yellow, and with something set and rigid about it, which was shockingly unnatural?" In the third story, young Hall Pycroft finds his suspicions are quickly aroused in his new job by a shoddy office and the odd behavior of his office. Call for Holmes ... In the fourth story, the young Holmes, just down from university, solves his very first case: the mystery of a Justice of the Peace and an old sailor, Hudson--seemingly the devil himself
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes III by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clive Merrison stars as Holmes with Michael Williams as Watson in these adventures, part of the unique fully dramatised BBC canon of Conan Doyle's short stories and novels featuring the world-famous sleuth
The novels of Sherlock Holmes radio dramatization by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sherlock Holmes essentials. the favorite stories of Conan Doyle
Alternative Names
Clive Merrison acteur britannique

Clive Merrison britisk skodespelar

Clive Merrison britisk skuespiller

Clive Merrison Brits acteur

Clive Merrison brittisk skådespelare

Клайв Меррисон

クライヴ・メリソン

Languages
English (123)

German (6)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

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William Shakespeare's King LearThe history boysThe adventures of Sherlock Holmes IThe return of Sherlock Holmes volume 1The adventures of Sherlock Holmes IISherlock Holmes essentials. the favorite stories of Conan DoyleA study in scarletSherlock Holmes, his last bow radio dramatization