WorldCat Identities

Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 70 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 3,797 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Television plays  Musical films  Christmas television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mervyn Johns
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

41 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 886 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
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish orphan girl (Mary) ... lives on the rugged coast of Cornwall with her uncle. After several vessels smash on the deadly rocks, Mary begins to suspect it's more than accidental. By the time she realizes what's going on, she is a target for the marauding smugglers and highwaymen who are ravaging the area
A Christmas carol( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 494 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
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 399 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 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, about a pair of teenagers who fall in love despite a bitter feud raging between their families
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life—revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him."--Container
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 158 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
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligent plants terrorize Earth's population after a meteor shower strikes
Dead of night( Visual )

23 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 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 )

22 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 113 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 Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big-Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Wilson Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime
Dead of night ; The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 66 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 that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
Scrooge( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge, one of the nastiest men in all London, is visited by four ghosts who oblige him to recognize the error of his ways, past, present and future. But is it too late to repent and redeem himself?
The captive heart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
1984 by Enzo Cucchi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of love and betrayal set in a horrific totalitarian society
William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13 ghosts: "When an eccentric uncle wills a huge, ramshackle house to his impoverished family, they get the shock of a lifetime. Their new residence comes complete with a spooky housekeeper, plus a fortune in a buried treasure and 12 horrifying ghosts"--Container
San Demetrio, London( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 12 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
Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 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
Counterblast( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nazi scientist escapes Germany prior to its surrender at the end of World War II and sets up a lab in England using the identity of an Austrian scientist he murdered. Hoping to complete his germ-warfare experiment, in the hopes of its use by Nazis in a future war, the scientist's agenda becomes complicated when he falls in love with his lab assistant
Sci-fi fever : 20 film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venture into the world of sci-fi cinema with 20 far out films! From alien invasions to creepy creature features, this collection presents the best of the bizarre, the evilest of extraterrestrials and the most out-of-this-world movies that will surely delight fans of the strange and unknown
 
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The sundowners
Alternative Names
Johns, David Mervyn 1899-1992

Mervyn Johns acteur britannique

Mervyn Johns britischer Schauspieler

Mervyn Johns britisk skodespelar

Mervyn Johns britisk skuespiller

Mervyn Johns Brits acteur (1899-1992)

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Mervyn Johns pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Mervyn Johns velšský herec

Mervyn Johns Welsh actor

Мервин Джонс

مروین جانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

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