WorldCat Identities

Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 381 works in 766 publications in 4 languages and 11,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Television comedies  Television mini-series  War television programs  Historical television programs  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , pmn, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( Visual )

39 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 1,295 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
Oliver Twist by David Lean( Visual )

53 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
War & peace by Anthony Hopkins( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 676 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 )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 496 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
A taste for death( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
The complete Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Unnatural causes( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 392 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
The vicar of Dibley the divine collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Armed with a sharp wit, a double dose of double entendre and a healthy supply of chocolate, the new vicar brings Dibley's lovable--though rather eccentric--inhabitants a new outlook on life, love and the Church of England
The vicar of Dibley( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 372 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
Cover her face( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A murdered drug dealer, a beautiful witness and a proper country estate. Dalgliesh believes there is a connection."--Container insert
The rocking horse winner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 313 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
Monty Python's flying circus by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All 45 episodes from four seasons of Monty Python's flying circus
Sleeping murder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Giles and Gwenda Reed move into their dream house, Miss Marple becomes involved in a murder mystery involving Gwenda's stepmother and a former maid
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 259 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
The Edwardians( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 211 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.--Container
Good neighbors( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple decides to live off the land of their suburban London home to the annoyance of their neighbors
The best bits of Mr. Bean( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More trials and tribulations for Mr. Bean
Thomas & Sarah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 186 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
Monty Python's flying circus( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 184 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 178 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 brittisk skådespelare

ג'ון הווארד דייוויס

جان هاوارد دیویس بازیگر بریتانیایی

Languages
English (179)

German (8)

Spanish (5)

French (2)

Covers
Oliver TwistThe rocking horse winnerThe EdwardiansThe best bits of Mr. Bean