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Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
The complete Monty Python's flying circus by Ian MacNaughton( Visual )

55 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These three episodes from the first season feature the hallmarks of Monty Python, surprise, silliness, men in drag and bizarre animation
Fawlty Towers : the complete collection by Bob Spiers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 745 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
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Fawlty Towers by Connie Booth( Visual )

12 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 428 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
War & peace( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars
Devices and desires( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
Unnatural causes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh investigates the bizarre murder of a man with his hands cut off found floating in a dinghy out at sea
Cover her face( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a drug dealer found dead in the basement of a book club. His key witness is a single mother named Sally Jupp who had brought her eight-week-old son with her to the club to visit her former co-workers. The investigation leads Dalgliesh to the country home of the Maxie family, where the young woman is now employed. Mysterious deaths occur, and the detective must deal with a multitude of suspects, evasive answers, and his growing attraction to Deborah Riscoe
Mr. Bean : the whole bean( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes several episodes of the Mr. Bean television program. Shows Mr. Bean attempting the impossible: passing an exam without a clue, changing on the beach without removing his trousers, and staying awake in church. He also creates mayhem in his mini-van and attempts to get a date with the Queen
Miss Marple Sleeping murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giles and Gwenda Reed have just moved into their dream house. But it's turning into a house of horror as Gwenda finds herself haunted by the vision of a body in the hall. Can Miss Marple solve the mystery and return the house to the Reeds?
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses, at the eventual cost of his life
The vicar of Dibley : the divine collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
A taste for death( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
War & peace by Leo Tolstoy( Visual )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personal stories, love affairs and philosophies of two Russian families are told against the backdrop of Napoleon's invasion of Russia at the turn of the 19th century
Devices and desires( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
The Edwardians( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
Kim by John Davies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on one of Kipling's greatest novels, Kim is the story of a fifteen-year-old orphan boy living by his wits in 1890's India
 
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Alternative Names
Davies John 1939-2011

Davies, John H. 1939-2011

John Howard Davies aktor brytyjski

John Howard Davies attore e regista britannico

John Howard Davies britischer Schauspieler und Fernsehregisseur

John Howard Davies britisk skodespelar

John Howard Davies britisk skuespiller

John Howard Davies Brits acteur (1939-2011)

John Howard Davies brittisk skådespelare

Джон Ховард Дейвис

ג'ון הווארד דייוויס

جان هاوارد دیویس بازیگر بریتانیایی

جون ديفيز

ジョン・ハワード・デイヴィス

約翰·霍瓦德·戴維斯

Languages
English (151)

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