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Briley, John

Overview
Works: 113 works in 440 publications in 9 languages and 6,442 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Biographical films  Epic films  Historical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Producer, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Briley
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
108 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi began his career as a lawyer and, after years of struggle for his ideals, became a modern-day Messiah; through passive resistance he won freedom for India and the end of British rule. His name is synonymous with a way of life that has altered the course of history and continues to inspire millions, to this day
Cry freedom by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 998 WorldCat member 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
Cry freedom by John Briley ( Book )
68 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Steve Biko, who fought the apartheid policies of South Africa
The first stone : a novel by John Briley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member 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
Village of the damned by Wolf Rilla ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The traitors; a novel by John Briley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Molokai the story of "Father Damien" ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Molokai is the immensely moving and true story of Father Damien, a young devout Belgian priest. Set in the late nineteenth century, Damien sees his ultimate calling as living amongst the exiled lepers of the island of Molokai. By embracing them body and soul he is able to profoundly change the lives and fates of these afflicted people that everyone else has abandoned and forgotten"--Container
Marie by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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
Children of the damned ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grita libertad by John Briley ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member 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 sein Triumph veränderte die Welt für immer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gandhi - sein Name steht für eine Lebenseinstellung, die den Kurs der Geschichte entscheidend geändert hat und noch heute Millionen Menschen beinflußt. Für seine Rolle als Gandhi erhielt Ben Kingsley den Oscar (Bester Hauptdarsteller)
The Medusa touch by Jack Gold ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Morlar claims to possess a terrifying power. When Morlar is savagely attacked in his London flat Detective Brunel investigates and the trail leads him to Morlar's psychiatrist for answers. He learns that Morlar believes that he has telekinetic power, including the ability to make planes crash and buildings crumble. As Brunel digs into the case his worst fear may soon be realized; that Morlar's power is real and that he can wreak havoc at will
Enigma by Jeannot Szwarc ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member 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
Cry freedom Le cri de la liberté by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in French and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comment le journaliste sud-africain Donald Woods devint un fervent défenseur du mouvement anti-apartheid et l'histoire de son amitié avec Stephen Biko, assassiné en 1977 par la police du Cap
Tai-Pan ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1841, Dirk Struan seeks to make Hong Kong the jewel in the British crown, but he has many enemies
Richard Attenborough's film Gandhi ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Mahatma Gandhi whom, after years of struggle became a modern-day Messiah and whom, through passive resistance, won freedom for India and the end of British rule
Gandhi his triumph changed the world forever by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Mahatma Gandhi from his days as a lawyer in South Africa to his role as India's spiritual leader against the British. Bonus features include audio commentary; an introduction by Sir Richard Attenborough; Gandhi's Legacy featurette
Pope Joan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member 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 : [screenplay] by John Briley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Un chef d'oeuvre indéniable, Gandhi est une histoire fascinante sur l'activisme, la politique, la religion, la tolérance et la liberté. Mais au coeur de cette épopée se trouve un homme admirable, qui en luttant pour la non-violence et la paix, libère son peuple." -- Conteneur
 
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Alternative Names
Briley, John Richard, 1925-
ブライリー, ジョン
Languages
English (200)
Spanish (32)
French (28)
German (27)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Danish (1)
Swedish (1)
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