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Davenport, Nigel

Overview
Works: 231 works in 499 publications in 6 languages and 14,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Historical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Television plays  Christmas films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nigel Davenport
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Masada by Boris Sagal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people
Anne of the thousand days Mary, Queen of Scots ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Queen of Scots: The battle between Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth, Queen of England comes alive in this epic film
The millionairess ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead man's eleven: Schock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all. Death of a stranger: As the Upper Marshwood hunt heads off into the woods, a filthy tramp runs for cover, stumbles and falls into a pit screaming. This suspicious death, and the puzzling behavior of several villagers, leads Barnaby to discover a tangle of sordid secrets. Blue herrings: When Muriel Harrap's lifeless body is found late one night in the elevator at Lawnside, a home for the elderly, everyone assumes she died of natural causes. But when another seemingly healthy woman dies, rumers of fraud and murder terrify the residents. Judgement day: Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects, all of whom appear to be lying, and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
Living free by Joy Adamson ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sequel to Born free, this film details the adventures of Elsa's three cubs, captured in the wild and transferred to Serengeti National Park by George and Joy Adamson
Caravaggio by Derek Jarman ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and German and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jarman's gorgeously sensual re-imagining of the volatile life of the 17th-century painter through his brilliant, nearly blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A play about Joan of Arc, a person who united in herself much that Shaw had divided between his practical and idealistic sides
Without a clue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dr. John Watson (Kingsley) is secretly a crime-solving genius. But to protect his reputation as a physician, he hires bumbling, boozy, out-of-work actor Reginald Kincaid (Caine) to play the part of his fictional creation, Sherlock Holmes. The charade works until Watson mysteriously disappears, forcing the baffled, seriously inept 'Holmes' to crack the biggest case of Watson's career on his own"--Container
Oscar Wilde's The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Harry Wotton introduces young Dorian Gray to Victorian London's society circuit and a decadent world of self-indulgience. As Sir Harry's influence over him grows, Dorian sinks further into a cruel, hedonistic existence. Although Dorian's appearance remains youthful, his portrait ages, taking on hideous features reflecting his sinful ways
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The apple cart: The king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet wanting a constitutional monarchy
The Edwardians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 196 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
Mary, Queen of Scots by Charles Jarrott ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Stuart was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old. Mary would be the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at the age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth, the Queen of England and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary would end with her beheading. With her execution the last threat to Elizabeth's throne is finally removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history
A high wind in Jamaica ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerned that their children aren't growing up as "civilized" as they would in their native England, a couple decides to leave Jamaica and return home with their family. However, when they inadvertently find their way onto a pirate ship, the children befriend, outwit and even frighten their shipmates
Eagle in the sky by Wilbur A Smith ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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La Regenta The Regent's wife ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ana Ozores is the legendary "Regenta", a woman whose life is tormented by a loveless marriage and the oppression of small town prejudices. Two men involve her in a whirlwind of passion and vengeance which is what will bring "La Regenta" to her final demise
The royal hunt of the sun by Irving Lerner ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fueld by promises of gold, Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro and his explorers venture across the treacherous Andes Mountains to Peru. There, Pizarro captures King Atahuallpa, Inca's godlike monarch, and promises his freedom upon the deliverance of gold. But friendship and respect develop between the two leaders and when the King is sentenced to die, Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor for the King
Nighthawks ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contemporary story of suspense and intrigue. Europe's most feared terrorist suddenly and explosively announces his presence in New York. Two tough undercover cops are given the task of finding and stopping him
 
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Alternative Names
Davenport, Arthur Nigel
Languages
English (103)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
Japanese (1)
Arabic (1)
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