WorldCat Identities

Denham, Maurice 1909-2002

Works: 168 works in 320 publications in 1 language and 8,228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Animated films  War films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, vac, Performer, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Maurice Denham
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

45 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,403 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 Napoleon, whose slogan is "all animals are equal but some animals more equal than others."
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 794 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 )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young designer shares his sexual favors equally between loves of different sexes, a Jewish doctor and a lady executive
Sink the Bismarck! by ByoungSeon Choi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. This film 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 a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck destroyed. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer. The climactic sinking is deftly assembled from stock footage and newly shot scenes of expertly delineated scale models
The Agatha Christie hour( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 467 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 395 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Edward & Mrs. Simpson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 350 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 307 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 239 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 )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 221 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 169 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 Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Recording )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 132 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 black tower( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A string of mysterious deaths catapults Dalgliesh into a maze of mystery, blackmail and murder"--Koch Entertainment booklet
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 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
Rumpole by John Mortimer( Recording )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 105 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
ITMA : scripts by Ted Kavanagh( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K Massie( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic story of Nicholas II, the last Czar of Russia, set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 103 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
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Animal farm
Alternative Names
Denham, William Maurice 1909-2002

Maurice Denham acteur britannique

Maurice Denham Actor

Maurice Denham britischer Schauspieler

Maurice Denham British actor

Maurice Denham britisk skodespelar

Maurice Denham britisk skuespiller

Maurice Denham Brits acteur (1909-2002)

Maurice Denham brittisk skådespelare

Морис Денэм

موریس دنهام بازیگر بریتانیایی

English (120)

Fall of eaglesAll passion spentThe last vampyreThe Hammer horror seriesThe lion, the witch and the wardrobeThe mystery of the blue trainPrince Caspian