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Le Mesurier, John 1912-1983

Overview
Works: 192 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 4,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Television programs  Historical films  Television adaptations  Fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Comedy films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles a young man's haunting relationship in an irretrievable aristocratic world. It spans three glittering but turbulent decades from the early twenties to World War II."--Container
Jabberwocky by Terry Gilliam( Visual )

32 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his father the young cooper 'Dennis Cooper' goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'
The Lord of rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm
The Lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the second book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The lord of the rings by J. R. R Tolkien( )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly-recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm (who plays Frodo in this and Bilbo in the feature films)
The lord of the rings the complete trilogy by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frodo, a hobbit, is entrusted with a powerful, legendary ring in order to travel across the world and throw it into Mount Doom in the hopes of destroying it before the evil Sauron catches him and takes the ring for himself
Dad's army by Jimmy Perry( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected episodes of the hilarious comedy featuring the dimwitted Home Guard platoon of Walmington-On-Sea, led by Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Unidentified flying oddball by Russ Mayberry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space-age technology is pitted against medieval superstition and treachery in this wild and wacky comedy/fantasy. Astronaut Tom Trimble (Dennis Dugan) and his robot companion are unexpectedly hurled backward in time during a routine space flight ... and end up prisoners at the Court of King Arthur in sixth-century England! Adding to Tom's plight is his discovery of a sinister plot to overthrow the King, with the outcome resting on the flash-and-dazzle of the equipment at hand - from the 20th century!
The mouse on the moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in German and English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das kleine Herzogtum Fenwick hat große Probleme: Der Wein des Landes, Hauptexportartikel, ist explodiert. Und das verrottete Heizungssystem des Palastes hat seinen Geist aufgegeben, so dass der Premierminister nicht baden kann. Ausländische Hilfe muss her. Und weil ziemlich klar ist, dass niemand Geld locker machen wird, damit der Premierminister ein Bad bekommt, fordert man Geld für ein imaginäres Weltraumprogramm an. Die Folgen sind weitreichend und höchst explosiv ... (Quelle: www.prisma-online.de)
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
Dad's army by Jimmy Perry( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dad's Army fan Phill Jupitus selects four of his favourite episodes from the evergreen radio series, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. As with other volumes in the Very best episodes range, Jupitus has also written an introductory sleeve note explaining just what makes these four episodes great. As he says, "There are episodes here you will be familiar with and some you may never have heard, but what I can promise is that they are all achingly funny." "The man and the hour" is the first ever episode of the series, in which Mainwaring barks out, "Come on Adolf, we're ready for you!"; "My British buddy" finds Mollie Sugden guest starring as a Walmington inhabitant besotted with the new GIs in town; "Time on my hands" finds a German airman snagged by his parachute on the town hall clock; and in "A soldier's farewell mainwaring dreams" he is Napoleon at Waterloo, with Wilson an elegant Duke of Wellington
Thriller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The international cult phenomenon that is positively Hitchcockian, with a liberal dose of the supernatural. Witches, serial killers, ghosts, con-artists, Satanists, and terrorists are just some of the villains involved in the outlandish plots, the unexpected twists, and the even more surprising endings
Dad's Army Christmas Special Present arms by Jimmy Perry( Recording )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Mainwaring's platoon find themselves pitted against Captain Square's Eastgate platoon when they embark on a quest to guard a VIP visitor. A lot of intense training is required and, from time to time, a battle of wits
Radio plays by Tom Stoppard( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four of Stoppard's later radio dramas, two of which were later produced as stage plays. Albert's Bridge: Centers on the never-ending task of bridge painting. Painters are arranged one above the other concluding their day's work. Artist Descending a Staircase: Concerns three aging artists who have been friends for half a century. One is found dead in mysterious circumstances, although there are clues on a tape recording which opens the play. The Dog it was That Died: Taken from Oliver Goldsmith's 'Elegy on the death of a mad dog' In this a mad dog viciously bites his kind master, however it was the dog that died. The Native State: The focus of the play is Flora Crewe, a 35-year-old English poet who visits India. The play is set in two places and periods, India in 1930 and England in 1990
Dad's army by Jimmy Perry( Recording )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second volume featuring four of the very best episodes from the evergreen radio series, starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn. Diehard Dad's Army fan Phill Jupitus has chosen four of his favourite episodes of the sitcom that captured the heart of the nation. In addition, he has written an introductory sleeve note explaining just what makes these four episodes great. As he says, 'There are episodes here you will be familiar with and some you may never have heard, but what I can promise is that they are all achingly funny.' Providing stalwart support to the stars are John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender and Bill Pertwee
The best of Dad's army by Jimmy Perry( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes of the classic British television comedy series
The J.R.R. Tolkien collection by J. R. R Tolkien( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience Tolkien's best-known works in a whole new light! These full-cast dramatizations of Tolkien's tales feature specially-composed music, outstanding casts, and brilliant behind-the-scenes writers, directors, engineers, and musicians. Each of these lavish recordings was broadcast to rave reviews on BBC radio"--Container
Dad's army( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC comedy series set in the fictional south coast seaside town of Walmington-On-Sea during World War 2
 
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Alternative Names
John Le Mesurier acteur britannique

John Le Mesurier attore inglese

John Le Mesurier britischer Schauspieler

John Le Mesurier Brits filmacteur

John Le Mesurier English actor

Le Mesurier De Somerys Hallilay, John Charles Elton 1912-1983

LeMesurier, John 1912-1983

Mesurier, John le 1912-1983

Джон Ле Мезюрье

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