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Johnson, Karl 1948-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 135 publications in 3 languages and 6,973 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television programs  Historical television programs  War television programs  Epic television programs  Biographical films  Historical films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Karl Johnson
Rome( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest city in the world, a cosmopolitan metropolis of one million people, epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and fierce personal competition, never allowing one man to seize absolute control. But now, those foundations are crumbling, eaten away by corruption and excess. After eight years of war, soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo unwittingly become entwined in the historical events of ancient Rome
Catherine the Great( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, a small hamlet gently holding onto the past, and Candleford, a neighboring market town bustling into the future. When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the Candleford post office, she discovers an eye-opening, exciting new world. In the face of scandals and feuds, she must leave her childhood behind
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Mr. Turner by Mike Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newcomer Gabriel Cochrane arrive in Candleford with a vendetta against the evil banker Steerforth, who he feels has tricked him into losing his business. Elsewhere, Dorcas makes an ill-judged intervention, Minnie becomes worried that Alfie might fall out of love with her and Emma is left in a precarious financial position
The deep blue sea by Terence Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate woman trapped in a passionless marriage meets a troubled former Royal Air Force pilot; their attraction is irresistable, yet a particularly British coldness strands them on separate islands
Wittgenstein by Derek Jarman( Visual )

45 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal and fanciful biography of the Viennese philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, who strove to define and teach insights on communication and the powers and limits of language
William Shakespeare's The tempest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches. It tells the story of Prospero, the magician, who lives with his nubile daughter on an enchanted island and punishes his enemies when they are shipwrecked there. It's a study of sexual and political power in the guise of a fairy tale
Jubilee by Derek Jarman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Queen Elizabeth I asks her court alchemist to show her England in the future, she's transported 400 years to a post-apocalyptic wasteland of roving girl gangs, an all-powerful media mogul, fascistic police, scattered filth, and twisted sex
The tempest by Derek Jarman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Derek Jarman's interpretation of Shakespeare's play The Tempest, with elaborate staging and modern touches
Pure by Gillies MacKinnon( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of his father, ten-year-old Paul (Harry Eden of PETER PAN and TV's BLEAK HOUSE) becomes the caretaker of his family, including his mother Mel (Molly Parker of THE ROAD and TV's DEADWOOD) and youngest brother Lee. His only friend is flighty waitress Louise (Keira Knightley of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN FRANCHISE) who helps Paul in his desperate attempt to protect his family from their mother's drug addiction and dealer boyfriend (David Wenham of 300 and PUBLIC ENEMIES). Ultimately, it is only when she hits rock bottom and is brought face to face with the damage she has wrought that Mel finds the power to save herself and her family
Four last songs( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry is a chronically unsatisfied ex-pat residing on a remote island village in the Mediterranean. With his kooky entourage in tow, Larry must learn to balance all the harmonies of his life and deliver his own masterpiece
Glitterbox( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caravaggio: The volatile life of the 17th-century painter re-imagined through his brilliant near-blasphemous paintings and flirtations with the Roman underworld
Close my eyes by Stephen Poliakoff( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brother and sister find themselves irresistibly drawn to each other in this powerful story of forbidden passions, a tangled marriage, and one long, very hot summer
The double life of Franz Schubert( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring excerpts from many of his compositions, the central narrative occurs during Schubert's hospitalization for syphilis, the contraction of which was both a consequence of his darker inclinations and a spur to some of his greatest work
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
Lark Rise to Candleford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sees the arrival of a dashing and elegant stranger in Candleford. Rich, enterprising, worldly and without a wife, James Dowland is a successful businessman with a string of London hotels and has come to transform Candleford and bring it new prosperity. But not everyone welcomes his entrepreneurial efforts and it isn't long before he is sparring with the spirited yet suddenly flustered Dorcas
 
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Karl Johnson acteur britannique

Karl Johnson britischer Schauspieler

Karl Johnson Brits acteur

קארל ג'ונסון

كارل جونسون

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