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Travers, Bill

Overview
Works: 32 works in 142 publications in 4 languages and 3,760 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Juvenile works  Folklore  Fiction  Farces 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bill Travers
Publications by Bill Travers
Publications by Bill Travers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Bill Travers
 
Most widely held works by Bill Travers
Born free by James Hill( visu )
28 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
When game warden George Admson is forced to kill a lion and lioness, he and his wife Joy adopt their three cubs. Two are sent off to zoos but the third is kept, a female they name Elsa. When Elsa is fully grown, the Adamsons realize she must be taught to survive on her own
Ring of bright water by Gavin Maxwell( visu )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 930 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Graham Merrill and Mary MacKenzie who meet in the Scottish Highlands where their mutual love of animals forges a romantic bond between them, and that bond is strengthened by their common interest in Mij, Graham's pet otter
On playing with lions by Virginia McKenna( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
A film dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two sets of lovers who sort out their problems with fairy help in the midnight woods of Athens
Gorgo ( visu )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Enterprising Joe and Sam capture a 65-foot monster and bring it to London as a seaside carnival attraction. This proves to be a major mistake when Gorgo's mother comes in search of her baby and trashes London
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor( visu )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
As the British prepare to leave India, half-English, half Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiences and the three men she loves
An elephant called Slowly ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers of BORN FREE return to the stunning wilds of Africa to visit game warden George Adamson and his unusual menagerie of lions, rhinos, buffalo, ostriches, and cheetahs. But the true magic of Africa comes alive when they embark on a series of delightful escapades with three remarkable elephants called Kadengi, Eleanor and baby Pole Pole (Swahili for 'Slowly')."--Container
Born free plus Living free ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Based on the real-life adventures of Joy and George Adamson and portrays the relationship between Elsa, the lioness and the Adamsons'. Originally released as a motion picture in 1965
Footsteps in the fog ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
A recently widowed Londoner Stephen Lowry is confronted by his housemaid, Lily, with the knowledge that his deceased wife was poisoned. Mr. Lowry, feeling stunned and blackmailed, promotes to head of the housemaids. Eventually, the threat of blackmail is too much for Mr. Lowry and Lily as they struggle to gain control of the situation, with fatal results
The belstone fox ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The little fox Tag strikes up a friendship with a puppy, Merlin, and together they blissfully play until the day of the fox hunt. As the hunt advances, the friendships between all three characters are put to the test
Geordie ( visu )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A young Scottish boy turns to a mail-order body building course to increase his height and strength. His interest in body building and hammer throwing, lead him to represent Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, Australia
Invasion quartet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The Dirty Dozen, amateurs! Inglourious Basterds, wimps! Meet the fearless foursome who first made the Fatherland cry uncle: the Invasion Quartet! While recuperating at an English military hospital, two gung-ho officers enlist a reluctant lieutenant and a stiff upper-lipped colonel into joining them on a raid into Nazi-occupied France where they intend to silence the gigantic gun that's been shelling the coastline, disrupting their cricket game and upsetting the local livestock
Hollywood comedy classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The smallest show on Earth: Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Pasos en la niebla Footsteps in the fog ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
La sirvienta de un siniestro noble de la Inglaterra victoriana descubre que su señor ha asesinado a su esposa, y decide chantajearlo a cambio de su silencio, actividad que acaba siendo bastante arriesgada
The Queen's garden ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A lookat the Queen's garden at Buckingham Palace
A Midsummer night's dream (1968) by William Shakespeare( visu )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The complete play by Shakespeare recreated for the camera from the stage production of the Royal Shakespeare Company
Nacida libre = Born free ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Historia de amor y coraje entre la naturaleza y el hombre. Joy y George adoptan una cría de una pareja de leones. Cuando llega a la edad adulta se dan cuenta de que deben dejarla en libertad
Bulevar del ron ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 1 library worldwide
El capitan Cornelius es un contrabandista que trafica con alcohol. Se enamora de la estrella de una película y para no olvidar los compromisos de trabajo adquiridos, hace realidad su sueño convenciendo a Linda para hacerse a la mar con él
 
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Alternative Names
Linden-Travers Bill
Linden-Travers, William
Travers Bill Linden-
Travers, William, 1922-1994
Travers, William Inglis Lindon
Languages
English (109)
German (8)
Spanish (8)
Japanese (1)
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