WorldCat Identities

Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 45 works in 230 publications in 5 languages and 3,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mervyn Johns
Barbie in a Christmas carol by Celtic Thunder (Musical group : 2007-)( Visual )

49 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Romeo and Juliet by Renato Castellani( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents William Shakespeare's classic tale of two young lovers who make the ultimate sacrifice to be together
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligent plants terrorize Earth's population after a meteor shower strikes
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

20 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Ahab sails the seven seas seeking revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Dead of night The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
The captive heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
Pink string and sealing wax by Robert Hamer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this rarely-seen thriller, the culture of Victorian-era Britain is mercilessly explored. The priveleged and God-fearing household of respected chemist and Public Analyst Edward Sutton is compromised when the eldest son, David, is smitten with the glamorous wife of the local publican, Pearl. When Pearl asks David to assist her with a murderous scheme, he finds himself caught between two worlds ..."--Container
San Demetrio, London( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
Next of kin by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British commando brigade sets out on a daring raid against a German harbour in occupied France, unaware that Nazi secret agents have infiltrated their base and know their plans. Additional footage added as a prologue and epilogue, in which a genereal admonishes audiences to be tight-lipped
Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and present and also foretell his future
William Castle horror collection five films from the master of fright( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13 ghosts: "When an eccentric uncle wills a huge, ramshackle house to his impoverished family, they get the shock of a lifetime. Their new residence comes complete with a spooky housekeeper, plus a fortune in a buried treasure and 12 horrifying ghosts"--Container
Secret agent( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No marks for servility: An arrogant and ill-mannered international swindler rents a villa in Rome and takes an instant disliking to the "gentleman's gentleman" there-- butler John Drake. The open hostility between the two men tests Drake's self-discipline to the utmost as he investigates his new master's shady activities
Danger man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danger Man John Drake becomes a servant and throws a new light on what goes on "below stairs" when the servant is really a special agent investigating a suspected big-time international swindler. Secret television sets help him to watch the movements of his "employer" in a dramatically tense story in which Mervyn Johns guest stars as a leading banker and adviser to the government who is being threatened
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The sundowners
Alternative Names
Johns, David Mervyn 1899-1992

Mervyn Johns acteur britannique

Mervyn Johns britischer Schauspieler

Mervyn Johns britisk skodespelar

Mervyn Johns britisk skuespiller

Mervyn Johns Brits acteur (1899-1992)

Mervyn Johns brittisk skådespelare

Mervyn Johns velšský herec

Mervyn Johns Welsh actor

Мервин Джонс

Languages
English (169)

German (5)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (1)

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The sundownersRomeo and Juliet