Most widely held works about John Briley
Most widely held works by John Briley
Gandhi ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,166 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British.
Cry freedom ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 808 libraries worldwide
The true story of the friendship between black activist Stephen Biko and white newspaper editor Donald Woods, who was instrumental in bringing Biko's anti-apartheid message to the international community.
The first stone : a novel by John Briley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
On orders from the Israeli secret service, Lisa Cooper accepts a proposal of marriage from Le'ith Safadi, a rich Saudi Arabian. Both are students at the University of California. Fifteen years later the service orders Lisa to betray her husband, which she does, albeit with a heavy heart. By the author of Traitors.
Cry freedom by John Briley ( Book )
41 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
De belevenissen van een Zuidafrikaanse journalist die mede door zijn vriendschap met een zwarte verzetstrijder een felle tegenstander van het Apartheidsregime wordt.
Gandhi ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
This film follows Gandhi's life from young lawyer through his historic struggle to free India from colonial rule, leading an entire nation to freedom, using non-violent means.
The traitors; a novel by John Briley ( Book )
8 editions published between 1969 and 1975 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village.
Molokai the story of Father Damien ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
In the late 1800s, Father Damien spends his life ministering to a leper colony on Molokai.
Village of the damned [and] Children of the damned ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village. Children of the damned: Six children that no one seems to know where they came from and when a psychologist attempts to find out the future of mankind is placed in jeopardy.
Children of the damned ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Six gifted young children are found to pose a threat to the world. They all live in England but are from different parts of the world and have no parents. When a psychologist (Hendry) attempts to find out more, he unlocks a horrifying mystery that could lead to the destruction of the universe.
The last dance by John Briley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Gandhi sein Triumph veränderte die Welt für immer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Enigma ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in German and English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A double agent behind the Iron Curtain tries to find information about a Russian assassination scheme. While on his mission, he encounters his former mistress, who becomes torn between her love for him and her love for a Russian spy.
Marie, a true story ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Finding the strength to pack up her three kids and leave an abusive husband, Marie works her way through college and lands a job with the State of Tennessee. Hard work moves her up to the appointment as the first woman to head the State Board of Pardons and Paroles, but she soon learns that justice and politics don't always mix.
Pope Joan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in German and English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This film is based on the medieval legend of Pope Joan, a nun who disguised as a monk became Pope Leo's secretary. On his death, she was elected pope for a brief period in 855 A.D. When it was discovered she was a woman, she was assaulted by an angry crowd in front of the Lateran Palace.
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Jeune avocat indien, Gandhi, après de brillantes études en Angleterre, exerce d'abord en Afrique du Sud. De retour en Inde, il aura un seul but : combattre les inégalités.
Tai-Pan ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
In 1841, Dirk Struan seeks to make Hong Kong the jewel in the British crown, but he has many enemies.
Schrei nach Freiheit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in German and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Richard Burton, Lino Ventura, Lee Remick in "The medusa touch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Cry freedom by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in Undetermined and French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Un film sincère et généreux sur l'amitié entre un journaliste blanc et un militant noir dans l'Afrique du Sud de 1977... Une histoire fondée sur l'histoire de Steve Biko...
Anti-apartheid activists Assassination Australia Biko, Steve,--1946-1977 Biographical films British Occupation of India (1765-1947) Catholic Church Children Clergy Damien,--Father, Saint,--1840-1889 Drama Epic films Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Gandhi,--Mahatma,--1869-1948 Great Britain Hawaii Hawaii--Molokai Historical films History Horror films Human-alien encounters Hunger strikes India Journalists Leprosy--Patients Missionaries Missions to leprosy patients Motion pictures Nationalists Nonviolence Political prisoners Political science Pregnancy Race relations Ragghianti, Marie Saudi Arabia Social history South Africa Spanish language Statesmen Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) Women--Social conditions Woods, Donald,--1933- Wyndham, John,--1903-1969
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