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Davis, Carl 1936-

Overview
Works: 537 works in 1,310 publications in 8 languages and 29,687 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Silent films  Religious films  Television mini-series  Epic films  Television adaptations  Romance television programs 
Roles: Conductor, Composer, Author, Arranger, Musician, Performer, Editor, Instrumentalist, Other, Contributor, Lyricist, Adapter, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carl Davis
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

44 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parallel narrative of a Victorian-era gentleman and the social outcast he risks everything to love, and of the contemporary actors cast in those roles and immersed in their own forbidden affair
Anne Frank remembered by Jon Blair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features vintage newsreel footage, photographs and a rare home movie to look beyond the celebrated pages of Anne Frank's diary. Includes interviews with her friends, family and protector, Miep Gies
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Cranford : return to Cranford( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realized in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. Elsewhere, the shadow of the railway still looms, but the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford, a disaster as far as Captain Brown is concerned
Silas Marner : the weaver of Raveloe by George Eliot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Drama about the miser Silas Marner and his daughter, Eppie
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )

10 editions published between 1925 and 2005 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Monster music by Frank Skinner( )

3 editions published in 2011 in Latin and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pickwick Club, a social club chaired by Mr. Samuel Pickwick, is the subject of many misadventures based on the members' journeys through England
Paul McCartney's Liverpool oratorio by Paul McCartney( Recording )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A creepy crawly song book by Carl Davis( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen songs about centipedes, ladybugs, slugs, and other creepy crawly creatures
Cold War by Jeremy Isaacs( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen by an international audience
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Monte là-dessus" : Afin de gagner 1 000 dollars, un modeste vendeur propose à son patron de monter un gros coup de publicité : l'escalade de la façade par l'un de ses amis, spécialiste des montées de gratte-ciels. Mais un concours de circonstances va l'amener à escalader lui-même le building
The big parade by King Vidor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first realistic war drama that recounts the experiences of a World War I soldier in France
America by King's Singers (Vocal group)( )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Gatsby by Robert Markowitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jay Gatsby is a man possessed--driven by greed, ambition and, most of all, an unwavering desire for a woman he met before the Great War, when he was poor and she was unobtainable. F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece is an extraordinary journey into the heart of the American Dream and out the other side, where the spoils of success do not always suffice. This lively and lavish adaptation from A & E captures the heady swirl of the Jazz Age in all its excess and decadence. As Gatsby reinvents himself in an attempt to buy his way into the social elite of Long Island's Gold Coast, he yearns to rekindle his romance with the woman who stole his heart years before. But when the chance finally arrives, a shadow of tragedy is cast over what Gatsby long-imagined would be his triumphant moment. The Great Gatsby is a mesmerizing, tangled tale of wealth and entitlement, love and longing
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
The day the universe changed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops
A creepy crawly songbook by Carl Davis( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creepy Crawly Songbook is a collection of songs all focused on the fun crawly creatures in your child's world. From slow snails, to buzzing bees, and marching ants, Carl Davis will have kids singing about bugs all day long
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Alternative Names
Carl Davis American conductor

Carl Davis Amerikaans componist

Carl Davis compositeur américain

Carl Davis compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Carl Davis US-amerikanischer Komponist

Davies, Carl 1936-

Дэвис, Карл

Карл Дэвис

קרל דייוויס

کارل دیویس

カール・デイヴィス

卡爾·戴維斯

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Cranford : return to CranfordSilas Marner : the weaver of RaveloeBen-Hur : a tale of the Christ