WorldCat Identities

Argent, Douglas

Overview
Works: 117 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 2,319 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Television programs  Television series  Situation comedies (Television programs)  Slapstick comedy television programs  Parody television programs  Fiction  Humor  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Production personnel, Producer, Actor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Douglas Argent
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Bob Spiers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-tempered owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters
Fawlty Towers by Connie Booth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel
Gourmet night ; Waldorf salad ; The Kipper and the corpse by John Cleese( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2002 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gourmet night: The cream of society shows up for a special dinner at Fawlty Towers, but the chef is plastered and it's up to Basil to prepare the dinner
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel
The Builders ; The Wedding party ; The Psychiatrist( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wedding party: Flabbergasted by what he believes is an outbreak of loose morals at Fawlty Towers, Basil proceeds to leap to wrong conclusions, offend everyone in sight, and finally get caught himself in a compromising situation with Manuel, the waiter
Fawlty Towers by John Cleese( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is the "sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters"--Container
Till death us do part( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first episode, tempers flare when Mike starts mulling over names to give the baby. In the second episode, Alf is mesmerized by the thought of instant riches when a neighbor down at the pub talks about his racing pigeons
Fawlty towers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming to Special Edition DVD for the first time, it's the complete Fawlty Towers collection with all-new commentary from John Cleese! Hot off the runaway success of Monty Python's Flying Circus, John Cleese embarked on his now-legendary sitcom, Fawlty Towers, creating one of the most memorable and best loved characters in all of British comedy, Basil Fawlty. Basil Fawlty is a much put-upon, hard-working hotel manager whose life is plagued by dead guests, hotel inspectors, and riff-raff. Of course his biggest headache is his "little nest of vipers,? his nagging wife Sibyl. Together they run their hotel, Fawlty Towers, with a little help from the unflappable Polly and the trainee waiter from Barcelona with marginally more intelligence than a monkey, Manuel
Till death us do part( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before Archie Bunker, there was Alf Garnett: narrow-minded, profane, and unafraid to let everyone know exactly what he thinks and loudly. This groundbreaking TV sit-com from the BBC was the model for the classic American show, All in the Family
Steptoe & son( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five episodes of the classic BBC series about the rag and bone father and son team
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basil Fawlty's life is plagued by health inspectors, dead guests and a dead drunk chef. Nagging wife Sybil is still his biggest headache yet somehow they both still seem to aspire to providing quality service at Fawlty Towers. Polly remains calm amidst the hysteria and Manuel, the Spanish waiter, remains confused and flustered"--Container
Fawlty Towers : serie 2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Komische serie over de neurotische hotelier Basil Fawlty
Fawlty Towers : the Psychiatrist, with the Builders and the Wedding Party by John Howard Davies( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of three comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel
Fawlty Towers, the complete collection, remastered by British Broadcasting Corporation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
Fawlty Towers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psychiatrist: A visiting psychiatrist just may get enough material for a second Ph. D. when he encounters Basil, who's stopping at nothing to prove a debonair guest is smuggling women up to his room
Steptoe & son( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fifth series of the television comedy about rag and bone men. Produced five years after the last series and originally filmed in colour but only b & w copies remain
Fawlty Towers, the complete collection, remastered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
Steptoe & son( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixth series of the television comedy about rag and bone men
 
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Alternative Names
Douglas Argent British television producer/director

Дуглас Аргент

Languages
English (86)

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