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Sharp, Don 1922-2011

Overview
Works: 124 works in 236 publications in 2 languages and 2,150 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  Domestic fiction  Made-for-TV movies  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author, Singer, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don Sharp
Barbara Taylor Bradford's a woman of substance ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her quest to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world
Barbara Taylor Bradford's hold the dream ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to the miniseries A Woman of Substance continues the saga of Emma Harte, who rose from servant girl to head of an international retail dynasty. At 80, Emma passes control of the Harte-McGill empire to her beloved granddaughter Paula. Set in opulent English country houses, New York penthouses and high-powered boardrooms on both sides of the Atlantic, Hold the Dream has the glamour and passion of a Woman of Substance while telling a thoroughly modern story
Act of will by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of a fashion designer rebels against her mother's glamorous lifestyle
The Hammer horror series ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kiss of the vampire: "On their honeymoon, Gerald and Marianne take a wrong turn and end up in a remote european village. They are welcomed into the castle of Count Ravna, who turns out to be a vampire. When the count and his vampire cult kidnap Marianne, Gerald must ally with the reclusive vampire hunter Professor Zimmer, to rescuse Marianne and destroy the vampire sect."
The four feathers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As England teeters on the brink of war with Egypt, Harry, a handsome, young lieutenant, resigns his commission. Then four telegrams arrive, one for Harry and the others for his three closest fellow-officers. Harry destroys the messages, and in turn his friends send him three feathers representing his cowardice and they sever all ties with him. Desperate to regain respect, he travels secretly to the Sudan and with blind fury he saves each of his three friends from grisly deaths
Hold the dream by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mini-series sequel to "A woman of substance" about the grandchild of Emma Harte who inherits her multi-million dollar business empire
The curse of the fly ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After escaping from a mental institution, Patricia Stanley is rescued by scientist Martin Delambre, the grandson of the doomed teleportation experimenter Andre Delambre. The two fall in love and marry, but Patricia quickly realizes her new husband's science experiments are as horrific as his family's past. As she investigates further, Patricia learns the unnerving secrets of the Delambre family and has to find a way to escape them before she becomed the next human-fly hybrid
Tears in the rain by Leigh Lawson( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casey Cantrell, a young American, travels to London to deliver her mother's death-bed letter to Lord Richard Bredon. In the lush English countryside, Casey is pursued by two men, Michael Bredon, heir to the Bredon fortune, and his wealthy friend Hamdan al Dubai. As the story unfolds, Casey uncovers a bizarre and shocking discovery
The fly collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fly: Experimental scientist Andre Delambre attempts to transfer matter through space, using himself as the test subject. But things go horrifically wrong when a common housefly buzzes into the machine, resulting in two grotesque man-fly hybrids. Now, with the head of a fly and a wing in place of one of his arms, Andre desperately hopes that he, his wife Helene and his brother Francois can capture the other mutant - the human-headed, one-armed fly - in hopes of reversing the experiment
A woman of substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The young Emma (Seagrove), determined to make something of herself, finally makes it to Leeds. Before long, she finds an attic room to rent and a job in a factory where she learns about the garment industry. Refusing to settle for poverty, she presses onward and upward, moonlighting as both a seamstress and a caterer. But she learns the Fairleys have crossed her and her family again. All she can do now is work even harder to get what she desires most
The British TV Victorian collection four period drama classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Cater Street hangman: Murder, class and forbidden love become entwined amid the sophistication of Victorian London. Lady Audley's secret: Lucy Graham's scandalous past threatens to catch up with her when her husband's nephew begins to nurse suspicions about her. Poldark: The Poldark family struggles to keep its mine alive as impetuous daughter Clowance falls in love with a mysterious stranger. The four feathers: Lieutenant Harry Feversham dishonors himself, his regiment and his fianceĢe, and must commit four acts of heroism to redeem himself
Rasputin the mad monk ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wild-eyed peasant monk ingratiates himself to the ruling royal family of Russia and uses his evil charm and powers to become increasingly manipulative and violent
Bang, bang, you're dead! ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A courier arrives carrying $2,000,000 in bonds. He is paying off a spy for secret documents. Andrew, an architect is posing as an oil rep. On the bus he meets Kyra, a CIA agent posing as a journalist. Andrew reluctantly agrees to help Kyra dispose of a dead body planted in her room by Casimir's henchmen. Andrew inadvertently takes the secret documents during a trip to Casimir to protest. Marked for death, Kyra and Andrew flee into the hills, followed by Casimir's right-hand man
The British TV Victorian collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of the cowardice-turned-courage of a young British officer who initially refuses to join his unit on a mission to quash a revolt in Sudan, but then joins the mission as an undercover agent behind enemy lines
Psychomania ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The occultist mother of a motorcycle gang leader resurrects her son and his friends after they commit suicide so they may wreak havoc on the inhabitants of the peaceful English countryside. Restored from the only uncut 35mm print in existence and packed with new Bonus Features produced exclusively for this edition
The Kiss of the vampire ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost on the way to their honeymoon, a young couple stumbles upon a mysterious family of vampires and their unspeakably evil leader
The Thirty-nine steps ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of an innocent man who is believed to be a member of a spy ring. Based on spy thriller by John Buchan
The face of Fu Manchu ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and clues keep leading back to the Thames
Icons of adventure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stranglers of Bombay: "A murderous religious cult is way-laying travellers and stealing goods in nineteenth century India. As the disappearances mount and trade becomes difficult, the British East India Company is forced to act. But they give the job to an upper-class officer completely out-of-touch with the country rather than the obvious candidate who has been in India for years and well understands the people and culture."--IMDB.com
The Devil rides out [ ; and] Rasputin, the mad monk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Devil rides out: A group of Satanists invokes the powers of darkness for personal gain, risking their souls to do so. All those involved become increasingly ensnared by the malevolent presence they have summoned. The Duc de Richleau enters the fray on the side of good to take the battle to the Devil himself. Rasputin the mad monk: The mad and seductive Rasputin's rise to power and eventual assassination are depicted in an attempt to explain his extraordinary power and influence
 
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Alternative Names
Sharp, Don.
Sharp, Donald
Sharp, Donald 1921–2011
Sharp, Donald 1922-2011
Sharp, Donald Herman.
Sharp, Donald Herman 1922-2011
Languages
English (94)
Spanish (3)
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