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Thewlis, David 1963-

Overview
Works: 295 works in 983 publications in 7 languages and 44,251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television pilot programs  Television programs  Animated television programs  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer, Singer, Other, Director, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 4,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Year three at Hogwarts means new fun and challenges as Harry learns the delicate art of approaching a Hippogriff, transforming shape-shifting Boggarts into hilarity and even turning back time. But the term also brings danger: soul-sucking Dementors hover over the school, an ally of the accursed He-Who-Cannot-Be-Named lurks within the castle walls, and fearsome wizard Sirius Black escapes Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by David Yates ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emboldened by the return of Lord Voldemort, the Death Eaters are wreaking havoc in both the Muggle and wizarding worlds. Hogwarts, once thought to be a safe haven, may no longer be safe. Harry suspects that new dangers may lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Harry will have to help him uncover a vital key to unlocking Voldemort's defenses, a critical piece of information known only to Horace Slughorn, Hogwarts' former Potions Professor. Dumbledore manipulates his old colleague into returning to his previous post with promises of more money, a bigger office and the chance to teach the famous Harry Potter
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead. A terrifying showdown between good and evil awaits
War horse by Michael Morpurgo ( Visual )
32 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in rural England and Europe during the First World War, the story begins with the friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K Rowling ( Visual )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione set out on their perilous mission to track down and destroy the secret to Voldemort's immortality and destruction--the Horcruxes. On their own, without the guidance of their professors or the protection of Professor Dumbledore, the three friends must now rely on one another more than ever. But there are Dark Forces in their midst that threaten to tear them apart. Harry's only hope is to find the Horcruxes before Voldemort finds him
The boy in the striped pajamas by Mark Herman ( Visual )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Faithfully based on Anne Sewell's classic novel, this beloved horse story is told by its hero, the gallant Beauty, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic days on a country squire's estate to London's hard, cobblestoned streets, through decades of owners both kindly and harsh
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows by Daniel Radcliffe ( Visual )
19 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
The new world by Terrence Malick ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the beginning of the 17th century, three ships arrive in "The New World," to found the settlement of Jamestown, in what will become the colony of Virginia. The English see a pristine Eden, and the inhabitants of the great native civilization see invaders. Captain John Smith--sent on a reconnaissance mission to scope out "the Naturals'" fortifications--is quickly captured and sentenced to death by the chief. At the last moment the chief's favorite daughter, Pocahontas, throws herself upon Smith and begs her father to spare his life. The passionate and noble young native woman and the ambitious soldier of fortune find themselves torn between the undeniable requirements of civic duty and the inescapable demands of the heart. Love, loss, and discovery animate the story, an elegiac celebration of the America that was ... and the America that was yet to come
Seven years in Tibet by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heinrich Harrer is an Austrian national and a Nazi sympathizer. He leaves Austria in 1939 to climb a mountain in the Himalayas. Through a series of circumstances (including POW camp), he and fellow climber Peter Aufschnaiter become the only two foreigners in the Tibetan holy city of Lhasa. There, Heinrich's life changes forever as he becomes a close confidant to the young Dalai Lama
Kingdom of heaven by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orlando Bloom stars as Balian, a young Frenchman in Medieval Jerusalem during the Crusades, who, having lost everything, finds redemption in a heroic fight against overwhelming forces to save his people and fulfill his destiny as a knight
Anonymous ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, Anonymous speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds... who was the author of the plays credited to William Shakespeare? Anonymous poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when cloak-and-dagger political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles hungry for power were exposed in the most unlikely of places: the London stage."--Container
Timeline by Paul. O'Connor, Frances. Butler, Gerard. Connolly, Billy Walker ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of present-day archeology students are stunned to discover a handwritten plea for help dated April 2, 1357 ... from their own professor. He's been blasted back in time to the 14th century. To rescue him, they must travel back and survive one of the most violent battles in world history--and make it back to the 21st century alive
Dinotopia by James Gurney ( Visual )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers crash land into a world where humans and dinosaurs coexist and interact in harmony
The fifth estate ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Dragonheart by Rob Cohen ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A knight dedicated to a noble creed of honor, finds out that his pupil has become an even crueler king than his father. Believing his pupil's soul to have been poisoned by a dragon, the knight vows to destroy them all
Naked by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A complex drifter embarks on a bizarre odyssey through the streets of London, interacting with a succession of lost souls in the city
Restoration by Michael Hoffman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Merivel abandons his medical studies to revel in gluttony, indolence, & buffoonery at the court of King Charles II. He becomes King Charles' medic to the royal dogs, and is delegated to marry the royal mistress. When he falls in love with her, however, he is banished from court, leading to work in a Quaker Bedlam
Basic instinct 2 by Michael Caton-Jones ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now living in London, writer Catherine Tramell sets her lethal sights on Michael Glass, the control-freak psychiatrist assigned to evaluate her as a risk-addicted suspect in the "accidental" killing of a star soccer player. Turns out Catherine's just getting started (or is she?), and that's bad news for Glass's ex-wife, a tabloid journalist, and the Scotland Yard detective who's desperate to put Catherine in jail. Has Catherine finally met her match when the doctor is lured into her seductive games?
Life is sweet by Mike Leigh ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amusing portrait of a working-class family in a suburb just north of London, an irrepressible mum and dad and their night-and-day twins, a bookish good girl and a sneering layabout. A vivid, lived-in story of ordinary existence, in which even modest dreams (such as the father's desire to open a food truck) carry enormous weight. Perched on the line between humor and melancholy
 
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Alternative Names
Thewlis, David.
Wheeler, David 1963-
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