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West, Samuel 1966-

Overview
Works: 287 works in 642 publications in 4 languages and 19,990 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Samuel West
Howards End by E. M Forster ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
101 dalmatians II ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patch dreams of being a "One-of-a-kind Wonder Dog" like his TV-hero, Thunderbolt. When Patch is accidentally separated from the rest of the family, he takes the opportunity to try to meet his hero, and ends up as his sidekick as they rescue Patch's dognapped family from Cruella de Vil
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
The Nazis a warning from history by Laurence Rees ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Use interviews with witnesses and perpetrators, along with archival film and records, to examine how a political party as fundamentally evil as the Nazis could come to power in a modern European nation. Discusses the factors that enabled the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in the economically-devastated Germany of the post-World War I era and looks at the role of ordinary Germans in the Nazi regime. Follows the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, from its early promises through the atrocities and suffering of World War II. Includes segments focusing on the occupation of Poland and on the holocaust and concentration camps, particularly Treblinka
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
Secrets of Highclere Castle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of Downton Abbey, but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats above to the army of servants toiling 'below stairs'. Also find out from the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, what life in a fairytale castle is like today
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
Mr. Selfridge ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Much has changed since Selfridges first opened its doors. Five years later, Europe is on the brink of war and London is enjoying one last defiant period of decadence. Mr. Selfridge now has his sights set on joining the establishment and rebuilding his family life. Tensions are also running high on the shop floor as Agnes is back from Paris, chic and successful. Not everyone is thrilled by her newfound confidence and by the reappearance of her old ally Henri Leclair, returned from America
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan, and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Years later, Caspian, Lucie, Edmund, and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon, and finally, the edge of the world
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selected as one of CD Now's 10 essential comedy/spoken word albums of 2001. This widely-studied play is one of the best seller of the Shakespeare canon. This production is the seventh Shakespeare play in the series undertaken by Naxos Audiobooks in conjunction with Cambridge University Press. Fully dramatized production
Secrets of the manor house inside British country homes in the early 1900's by Artist Not Provided ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of the upper class British country dwellers during the early twentieth century and the changes that brought about the decline of their social system
The planets by David McNab ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores our solar sytem. Draws on interviews, NASA archival footage, imagery from the Hubble telescope, computer graphics and special effects
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
Cambridge spies by Tim Fywell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia in 1934. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Across almost 20 years of spying and treachery, the four are bound by their beliefs, the secrets they know about one another, and the knowledge that they stand or fall together
A possible life [a novel in five parts] by Sebastian Faulks ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Throughout five masterpieces of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voyage of the Dawn Treader: When Lucy and Edmund Pensive, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan on a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself!
Great speeches in history ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are [historical figures with speeches associated with them]. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the ... resources of language in the service of the ... issues of their day."--Container
Carrington by Christopher Hampton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Dora Carrington, who graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in London and was regarded as a painter of exceptional promise. Centred around her love life it is a tale of lifelong love with unorthodox consequences
War of the century when Hitler fought Stalin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This acclaimed four-part series takes an in-depth look at World War II using references such as leading historians, Eastern film archives, and both Soviet and German participants, and gives a new perspective on the war that changed the world
 
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Languages
English (128)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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