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Blessed, Brian

Works: 470 works in 873 publications in 6 languages and 23,323 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Documentary television programs  War films  Juvenile works  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Director, ard, Singer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Speaker, Composer, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,980 libraries worldwide
Adapted from William Shakespeare, the film tells the story of two couples--confirmed bachelor Benedick and caustic Beatrice, and young Claudio and innocent Hero. Playful bickering defines one couple, whereas romance and betrayal describe the other
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The pirates! : band of misfits by Peter Lord( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot, ' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
As you like it by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,337 libraries worldwide
Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous façade of Ganymede
I, Claudius by Herbert Wise( visu )
14 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 968 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family
Man of La Mancha by Asexile( visu )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Peter O'Toole dreams of unsullied love and unending gallantry as Don Quixote in this magnificent film version of the stage success. Sophia Loren and James Coco round out the cast
Castle by David Macaulay( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
Cathedral by David Macaulay( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of Dt. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life
Star wars Lego ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
The heroes of the Rebel Alliance including heroic Luke Skywalker, swaggering Han Solo and steadfast Princess Leia have no time to celebrate their victory over the Empire as a new Imperial threat arises. But as Jedi-in-training Luke embarks on this next mission, he discovers that his celebrity status as a 'Death-Star-Blower-Upper' can be a double-edged lightsaber when he's constantly mobbed by crazed fans. So much for secret missions!
I, Claudius : the complete series by Jack Pulman( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, the Emmy-winning BBC series is one of the most popular and acclaimed dramas in Masterpiece Theatre history. Based on the novels by Robert Graves, spanning the history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Nero. Episodes include: A Touch of Murder, Waiting in the Wings, What Shall We Do About Claudius?, Poison is Queen, Some Justice, plus extended versions of episodes one and two, and bonus features
Catherine the Great ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Pyramid by David Macaulay( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II
Roman city by David Macaulay( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
The glories of ancient Rome are explored in Roman city, based on David Macaulay's acclaimed book. This animated and live-action video recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, it is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding( visu )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Follows the rollicking adventures of Tom Jones as he romps across 18th century England, from bedrooms to rural inns to London's dangerous streets. Cast out from his home and forbidden his true love, Tom must overcome the charms of an older seductress and the sinister plot of a nefarious rival to win his lover's heart
Alexander by Oliver Stone( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
The story of Alexander the Great, who in 4th century BC conquered ninety percent of the known world of the time by defeating Greece, Persia, Afghanistan, and India in just eight years
The Trojan women by Michael Cacoyannis( visu )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
After the Greek victory in the Trojan War, all the Trojan warriors and princes are slain and the women and children are left to be divided among the conquerors. Beautiful Cassandra is betrothed against her will and despite her vanishing sanity. Andromache discovers that her son is to be executed to end her royal bloodline. Helen desperately wields the arrogant beauty that leveled a city as she pleads for her life. In the end, it is the enduring dignity and unfaltering strength of Hecuba, widowed queen of Troy, that makes cowards of Troy's captors
Flash Gordon by Sam Jones( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Portuguese and held by 422 libraries worldwide
When energy waves pull the moon out of orbit, New York Jets quarterback Flash Gordon unwittingly finds himself heading for the planet Mongo, where, with the assistance from beautiful Dale Arden, he will take on Ming the Merciless and rescue humankind
The Joy of Bach ( visu )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Dramatizations of scenes from Bach's life are interspersed with performances of his music
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang : the most fantasmagorical stage musical in the history of everything! : original cast recording by Richard M Sherman( file )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
We're going on a bear hunt by Michael Rosen( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Through the long wavy grass, the thick oozy mud and the swirling, whirling snowstorm - will we find a bear today?
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Alternative Names
Brian Blessed acteur britannique
Brian Blessed angielski aktor
Brian Blessed anglický herec
Brian Blessed attore e doppiatore inglese
Brian Blessed britischer Schauspieler
Brian Blessed Brits acteur
Brianus Blessed
Μπράιαν Μπλεσντ
Брайан Блессид
Брајан Блесед англиски глумец и комичар
בריאן בלסד שחקן בריטי
براين بليسد
برایان بلسد
브라이언 블레시드
English (163)
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French (2)
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Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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