WorldCat Identities

Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 52 works in 199 publications in 3 languages and 3,287 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television plays  Television adaptations  Television programs  Detective and mystery films  Christmas stories  Fiction  Software 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mervyn Johns
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's classic tale of two young lovers who make the ultimate sacrifice to be together
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Scrooge by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a spectacular meteor shower pummels the earth, the billions who witness the event are left with an unexplained shock ... they've all been rendered blind! Panic spreads wihen it's discoverd that the meteors have also left alien spores behind which quickly grow into Triffids - gigantic, rampaging plants intent on wiping out the helpless human race!"--Container
Dead of night ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village
1984 by Michael Radford ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of love and betrayal set in a horrific totalitarian society
Dead of night The queen of spades ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. First, a racer survives a brush with death only to receive terrifying premonitions from beyond the grave. Then a teen's innocent game of hide-and-seek leads to an encounter with the macabre. Next, a young couple purchases an antique mirror that unleashes a horrific power from its past. In a lighter vein, two competitive golfers play for stakes that may haunt the winner foever, Finally, a renowned ventriloquist descends into an abyss of madness and murder when his dummy develops a mind of its own. But even after these frigtening tales are told, does one final nightmare await them all?
Moby Dick by John Huston ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This enthralling epic about one of the most famous maritime disasters of all time, produced by the Discovery Channel, broke viewing records in the United States. Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" was based on the true story of the whaler Essex, which was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. What became of the 20 sailors, stranded in the middle of the ocean for three months, is revealed for the first time. You'll be amazed by the tragic stories of survival and cannibalism of the survivors of Moby Dick's furious attack
The captive heart ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
England in the early 1800s, when the arm of the law is neither long nor strong. Especially on the remote coast of Cornwall where storm-drivern ships are lured to their death
Secret agent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No marks for servility: An arrogant and ill-mannered international swindler rents a villa in Rome and takes an instant disliking to the "gentleman's gentleman" there-- butler John Drake. The open hostility between the two men tests Drake's self-discipline to the utmost as he investigates his new master's shady activities
Pink string and sealing wax ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this rarely-seen thriller, the culture of Victorian-era Britain is mercilessly explored. The priveleged and God-fearing household of respected chemist and Public Analyst Edward Sutton is compromised when the eldest son, David, is smitten with the glamorous wife of the local publican, Pearl. When Pearl asks David to assist her with a murderous scheme, he finds himself caught between two worlds ..."--Container
The next of kin by Thorold Dickinson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection of four rare, dramatized films presented here capture life in Britain during the Second World War, both on the Home Front and in the armed services, from being called up to finding your way in Civvy Street after de-mobbing
Charles Dickens ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and present and also foretell his future
San Demetrio, London ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
Danger man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danger Man John Drake becomes a servant and throws a new light on what goes on "below stairs" when the servant is really a special agent investigating a suspected big-time international swindler. Secret television sets help him to watch the movements of his "employer" in a dramatically tense story in which Mervyn Johns guest stars as a leading banker and adviser to the government who is being threatened
 
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Languages
English (153)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
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