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Denham, Maurice 1909-2002

Overview
Works: 137 works in 258 publications in 1 language and 7,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Fantasy fiction  Audio adaptations  Christian fiction  Radio plays  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.L58474, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Maurice Denham
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )
35 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( Visual )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between lovers of different sexes, a Jewish gentleman doctor and a lady executive
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. Traces the "life" of the Bismarck from its launching (courtesy of newsreel footage) through its many battles and narrow escapes, concluding with its far-from-inevitable sinking in the Spring of 1941. The story concentrates on the human element, specifically a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck blasted from the sea. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer
The Agatha Christie hour ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
Fall of eagles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
The last vampyre ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holmes and Watson battle a direct descendant of the St. Clair famly, burned as a suspected vampyre 100 years before
Curse of the demon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a psychologist's colleague is murdered, he denies that it is the work of the devil, until he himself becomes the next target
The purple plain by Robert Parrish( Visual )
2 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife is killed during the Blitz, neurotic and suicidal Squadron Leader Bill Forrester (Gregory Peck) is bent on achieving one thing in the war: his own death. Fellow airmen see him as hostile, uncommunicative and prone to nightmares and anxiety attacks. But when Forrester's plane crash-lands in enemy territory, he realizes that he must save himself in order to guide his two injured companions to safety. As they cross the Burmese desert, the WWII pilot is transformed by his love for a refugee nurse named Anna (Win Min Than). Anna helps Forrester overcome his grief and gives him the drive to survive the trek through the wilderness of Burma. A wartime film about character rather than combat
Inspector Morse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates the death of a young female student at Oxford who was a strong candidate to become the first female chaplain of St. Saviour's College
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Recording )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four English schoolchildren find their way through the back of a wardrobe into the magic land of Narnia and assist Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch, who has cursed the land with eternal winter
The Hammer horror series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kiss of the vampire: "On their honeymoon, Gerald and Marianne take a wrong turn and end up in a remote european village. They are welcomed into the castle of Count Ravna, who turns out to be a vampire. When the count and his vampire cult kidnap Marianne, Gerald must ally with the reclusive vampire hunter Professor Zimmer, to rescuse Marianne and destroy the vampire sect."
The black tower ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reckless move in a drug raid leaves Commander Adam Dagliesh of Scotland Yard badly wounded and with time off. When he arrives to visit a friend at Toynton Grange, Dagliesh thinks he's on vacation. Instead, a string of highly mysterious deaths cataplut him dead-center into a maze of mystery, blackmail and murder
Rumpole by John Mortimer( Recording )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Britain's quick-witted barrister is back in four episodes of the PBS comedy series Rumpole as presented by BBC Radio
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis( Recording )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The four royal children from Narnia find themselves in a war-torn country from which animals and trees have been banished. But Prince Caspian vows to revive Narnia's glorious past
The last battle by C. S Lewis( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Unicorn says that humans are brought to Narnia only in time of greatest need, and that time is now. The great Lion Aslan, the heart of Narnia, is missing. An impostor roams the land in his place, enslaving Aslan's loyal creatures and spreading treachery and lies. Only King Tirian and his small band of loyal followers are left to fight the last battle in this magnificent ending to The chronicles of Narnia
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire strikes a deal on the seedier side of Paris and a priceless cache of rubies becomes destined for his beloved daughter Rachel. Two days later Rachel is dead - murdered on a train on her way to the Riviera to meet her scoundrel lover: a mysterious, dark man. The suspects line up...only master slueth Hercule Poirot can unravel the mystery and find the truth. Maurice Denham stars as the great Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
ITMA : scripts ( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Denham, William Maurice 1909-2002
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English (97)
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