WorldCat Identities

Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 60 works in 241 publications in 4 languages and 3,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Made-for-TV movies  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Dystopian films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mervyn Johns
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish orphan girl (Mary) ... lives on the rugged coast of Cornwall with her uncle. After several vessels smash on the deadly rocks, Mary begins to suspect it is more than accidental. By the time she realizes what is going on, she is a target for the marauding smugglers and highwaymen who are ravaging the area
A Christmas carol( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 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 Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, about a pair of teenagers who fall in love despite a bitter feud raging between their families
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol by Alastair Sim( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 164 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
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Ahab sails the seven seas seeking revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 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 107 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
Nineteen eighty-four by Michael Radford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 75 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. George C. Scott stars as Scrooge in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
Dead of night ; The queen of spades( Visual )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 68 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?
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This enthralling epic about one of the most famous maritime disasters of all time, produced by the Discovery Channel, broke viewing records in the United States. Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" was based on the true story of the whaler Essex, which was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. What became of the 20 sailors, stranded in the middle of the ocean for three months, is revealed for the first time. You'll be amazed by the tragic stories of survival and cannibalism of the survivors of Moby Dick's furious attack
The captive heart( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
San Demetrio, London( Visual )

8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 12 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
William Castle horror collection : five films from the master of fright( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 10 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
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
Pink string and sealing wax( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 9 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
Next of kin by John Irvin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 9 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
 
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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

مروین جانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

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