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Davis, Carl 1936-

Works: 635 works in 1,253 publications in 7 languages and 20,360 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Television programs  Music  Juvenile works  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Musician, Performer, Editor, Adapter, Instrumentalist, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Carl Davis
Publications by Carl Davis
Most widely held works by Carl Davis
Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice by Simon Langton( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
Anne Frank remembered by Jon Blair( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
Features vintage newsreel footage, photographs and a rare home movie to look beyond the celebrated pages of Anne Frank's diary. Includes interviews with her friends, family and protector, Miep Gies
Topsy-turvy by Mike Leigh( visu )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 878 libraries worldwide
Tensions abound and the music swells in the story about the famous musical team of Gilbert and Sullivan. The two men who were extremely different in size and stature were even more different in temperament and style. Yet, they still managed to create memorable theater. This is the story of the making of one of their most famous collaborations, The Mikado
Cranford return to Cranford ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Miss Matty's house is full of life and bustle. Her dream of having a child in the house has been realised in the birth of Tilly, daughter of her maid Martha and carpenter Jem. The shadow of the railway still looms but, to the relief of Matty and the Amazons, the line has been halted five miles outside of Cranford because of Lady Ludlow's refusal to sell her land. Elsewhere Miss Matty's friend Mr Buxton returns to town with his son, William, and his niece, Erminia. Miss Matty decides to introduce them to Peggy Bell, a young woman who lives in an isolated cottage with her mother and domineering brother, Edward, in the hope of building friendships. But, when tragedy strikes, she comes to believe that she has opened Pandora's box and fears Cranford will never recover
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( visu )
34 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Interweaving of two love stories - one period, one contemporary. Follows the off-screen love affair between the two actors who portray the central roles in the film-within-the-film
A creepy crawly song book by Carl Davis( score )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
A collection of seventeen songs about centipedes, ladybugs, slugs, and other creepy crawly creatures
Paul McCartney's Liverpool oratorio by Paul McCartney( Sound Recording )
30 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 508 libraries worldwide
The Pickwick papers by Charles Dickens( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The Pickwick Club, a social club chaired by Mr. Samuel Pickwick, is the subject of many misadventures based on the members' journeys through England
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Cold War ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
A sweeping look at nearly five decades of global history, a crystallization of a massive, three-year-long effort helmed by award-winning documentarian Jeremy Isaacs (The World at War). Isaacs's team shot more than 1,000 hours of original footage and gathered archival footage from all over the world to include historically important, and often emotionally stunning, images, many never before seen by an international audience
Christmas with Kiri Te Kanawa carols from Coventry Cathedral by Kiri Te Kanawa( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Christmas with Kiri Te Kanawa is a good collection of traditional arrangements of traditional carols
Monster music! classic horror film scores ( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in Latin and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 282 libraries worldwide
A young man travels to the big city in search of success. Boasting of his achievements, he resorts to desperate deeds when his fiancee decides to visit him
Paul McCartney's Liverpool oratorio : oratorio in eight movements for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass, and boy treble soloists, boys' choir, SATB chorus, and orchestra by Paul McCartney( score )
13 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 libraries worldwide
The day the universe changed ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
This series traces the major advances in knowledge in Western civilization since the Greeks, and demonstrates how our view of the world changes as our knowledge develops
Thomas Hardy's the return of the native ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Eustacia Vye feels trapped living with her grandfather in the country and longs for the excitement of a big city. She charms one man who promises to run away with her, but her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris hoping to make her his bride
Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
John Thaw stars in this adaptation of Michelle Magorian's novel. The outbreak of the Second World War sees nine-year-old Willie Beech (Nick Robinson) evacuated from London and billeted with crotchety widower Tom Oakley (Thaw) in the village of Little Weirwold. Willie is a sad little boy who has not had a happy or easy life, but he and Tom gradually warm to each other, and a strong friendship develops between the pair. Tom is therefore saddened and upset when Willie's mother (Annabelle Apsion) unexpectedly summons him back to the capital at the height of the Blitz
The world at war by ltd Thames Television( visu )
17 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 238 libraries worldwide
An historical collection in words and film of World War II
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Alternative Names
Davies, Carl 1936-
English (158)
French (8)
German (4)
Latin (4)
Swedish (3)
Spanish (2)
Multiple languages (1)
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