WorldCat Identities

Travers, Bill

Works: 113 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 4,425 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films  Television comedies  Televised plays  Nonfiction television programs  Western films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Producer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bill Travers
Born free by James Hill( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When game warden George Adamson is forced to kill a lion and lioness, he and his wife Joy adopt their three cubs. Two are sent off to zoos but the third is kept, a female they name Elsa. When Elsa is fully grown, the Adamsons realize she must be taught to survive on her own
Ring of bright water by Gavin Maxwell( Visual )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Graham Merrill and Mary MacKenzie who meet in the Scottish Highlands where their mutual love of animals forges a romantic bond between them, and that bond is strengthened by their common interest in Mij, Graham's pet otter
On playing with lions by Virginia McKenna( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theatre and must compete with a lavish movie theatre next door
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunition through Indian territory
Sexual encounters of the floral kind( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates the diversity of plant adaptations for pollination with an emphasis on unusual co-evolved relationships with animal pollinators
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two sets of lovers who sort out their problems with fairy help in the midnight woods of Athens
Death trap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the inner workings of flesh eating plants. Reveals the mechanisms involved and explains how these plants trap their prey. Raises questions about how flesh eating plants may have evolved
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pian zhong jie wei duo li ya dui bu tong xie tong de san duan lian qu, biao da chu yin du du li shi de"bu he zuo yun dong"
Gorgo( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprising Joe and Sam capture a 65-foot monster and bring it to London as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's mother comes in search of her baby and trashes London
An elephant called Slowly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers of BORN FREE return to the stunning wilds of Africa to visit game warden George Adamson and his unusual menagerie of lions, rhinos, buffalo, ostriches, and cheetahs. But the true magic of Africa comes alive when they embark on a series of delightful escapades with three remarkable elephants called Kadengi, Eleanor and baby Pole Pole (Swahili for 'Slowly')."--Container
Christian the Lion : also includes The Great Dan Patch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Dan Patch: The story of one of the most famous harness-race (trotting) horses. Raised from humble beginnings on a farm in Indiana, Dan Patch rose to record-breaking greatness, taking his owners along on his road to glory
Secret weapons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the chemical warfare used by the insect world. Uses microphotography to show rare closeup views of several unusual uses of poison by insects of various types
The world about us. an investigation into the extraordinary sex life of plants( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examining the reproductive methods of angiosperms, this award-winning program explores adaptations that have evolved in flowers to attract pollinators and reveals the intricate and bizarre nature of these coevolved relationships between flower and pollinator
Footsteps in the fog by Arthur Lubin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recently widowed Londoner Stephen Lowry is confronted by his housemaid, Lily, with the knowledge that his deceased wife was poisoned. Mr. Lowry, feeling stunned and blackmailed, promotes to head of the housemaids. Eventually, the threat of blackmail is too much for Mr. Lowry and Lily as they struggle to gain control of the situation, with fatal results
Christian, the lion at world's end( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The astonishing true story of a zoo-born lion who found himself in the pet department of Harrods, then the cellar of an antique shop in Chelsea, and ultimately the wilds of Africa, as seen on YouTube! Motivated by compassion and a sense of justice, the internationally respected team of Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers and George Adamson set about returning Christian the Lion to his natural habitat in Africa. This film, first seen as a cinema release, charts the complete story from fashionable antique shop, to Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna's home in the Surrey hills to a life with wild lions in Africa, under the watchful eye of lion-man George Adamson, proving that even after four generations in captivity, wild lions are born to be free. We also meet lions Super-Cub, Boy, Katania, Juma, Jessica, Mona, Lisa, Butch of Holland and Mary of Israel. Be prepared for laughter and tears in this of heart-break, joy and ultimate triumph over adversity. Christian: The Lion at World's End is simply one of the greatest wildlife films you are ever likely to see, now digitally remastered!"--Website
Born free plus Living free( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the real-life adventures of Joy and George Adamson and portrays the relationship between Elsa, the lioness and the Adamsons'. Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
Animal combo pack : born free ; living free( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two Tales of Courage and Friendship Unlike Any Other! Born Free (PG) Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen Honesty and Humor Make Born Free a Fresh and Moving Film Vincent Canby The New York Times When a game warden and his wife adopt a lion cub they realize that she must be set free and taught to survive on her own. A year later they return to the savanna and are surprised by a very special welcome from their old friend. Living Free (G) Starring: Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen Living Free, is excellent screen fare for children. Howard Thompson, The New York Times Set against the spectacular backdrop of East Africa, this true adventure continues the story of Born Free and one couples painful decision to set the lion cubs they raised free into their home in the wild
The belstone fox by David Rook( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little fox Tag strikes up a friendship with a puppy, Merlin, and together they blissfully play until the day of the fox hunt. As the hunt advances, the friendships between all three characters are put to the test
Four-legged friends : 20 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Born free
Alternative Names
Bill Travers acteur britannique

Bill Travers attore inglese

Bill Travers britischer Filmschaffender und engagierter Tierschützer

Bill Travers Brits acteur (1922-1994)

Linden-Travers Bill

Linden-Travers, William

Travers Bill Linden-

Travers, William 1922-1994

Travers, William Inglis Lindon

Билл Треверс

بیل تراورز تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی


English (152)

German (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Ring of bright waterGorgo