WorldCat Identities

Travers, Bill

Overview
Works: 121 works in 297 publications in 3 languages and 4,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  History  Educational films  Science films  Nature films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Travers
Born free by James Hill( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,321 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 )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 877 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
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
On playing with lions by Virginia McKenna( Book )

5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexual encounters of the floral kind by Bill Travers( Visual )

28 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wide-ranging investigation into the extraordinary sex lives of flowering plants. Flowers have many intriguing adaptations for attracting pollinators, and these coevolved relationships are often unexpected and bizarre. Includes unusual bird and mammal pollinators, flowers that smell like rotting flesh, orchids that lure male wasps with the promise of sex, and much more."--Www.carolina.com
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
Death trap( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This scientific journey through the realm of plants that survive by eating flesh takes you from Asia to the United States"--Container
Midsummer night's dream by Royal Shakespeare Company( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 168 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
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the British prepare to leaave India, half-English, half Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiences and the three men she loves
Gorgo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 95 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
Christian the Lion also includes The Great Dan Patch( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 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
An elephant called Slowly( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 84 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
Secret weapons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 56 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
Kathleen Mavourneen, or, St. Patrick's eve a domestic Irish drama in four acts by Bill Travers( Book )

5 editions published between 1868 and 1925 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spare the rod and spoil the child epoch 3rd, the man by Bill Travers( )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sisters of sorrow a romantic drama [in] prologue & 2 acts by Bill Travers( )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born free plus Living free( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 35 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
Footsteps in the fog( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 32 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
The belstone fox( 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
Animal adventure collection featuring Lassie, the painted hills ; Georgi! ; mooch goes to hollywood ; poco ... little dog lost ; the jungle book ; li'l scratch ; the lion who thought he was people ; sandy the seal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goergi!: The serene life of an airplane pilot, living in the Swiss Alps, is turned upsidedown when his sister gets married and bequeaths him with george-her big slobbery St. Bernard! But the real excitement begins when george discovers his true calling as a rescue dog in the snowy Alps during a big storm!
 
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Born free
Alternative Names
Bill Travers acteur britannique

Bill Travers attore inglese

Bill Travers britischer Filmschaffender und engagierter Tierschtzer

Linden-Travers Bill

Linden-Travers, William

Travers Bill Linden-

Travers, William 1922-1994

Travers, William Inglis Lindon

بیل تراورز تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

Languages
English (168)

Spanish (1)

German (1)

Covers
Ring of bright waterGorgo