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Travers, Bill

Works: 96 works in 297 publications in 5 languages and 4,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Television comedies  Televised plays  Nonfiction television programs  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Producer, Author, Other
Classifications: PR2827.A23, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Publications about Bill Travers
Publications by Bill Travers
Publications by Bill Travers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Travers
Born free by Joy Adamson( visu )
35 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
When game warden George Adamson 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 held by 804 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
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 libraries worldwide
"When their long-lost uncle dies, newlyweds Matt and Jean Spencer inherit a small-town fleapit cinema with the theatre's eccentric and inept staff. The struggling couple are forced to renovate and operate the decrepit Bijou and against the odds they work to restore it to its former glory"--Container
On playing with lions by Virginia McKenna( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Written and photographic record of the experiences of the two leading stars during the ten and a half months filming of the movie "Born free"
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
Sexual encounters of the floral kind by Bill Travers( visu )
30 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 258 libraries worldwide
"A wide-ranging investigation into the extraordinary sex lives of flowering plants. Flowers have many intriguing adaptations for attracting pollinators, and these co-evolved relationships are often unexpected and bizarre. Includes unusual bird and mammalian pollinators, flowers that smell like rotting flesh, orchids that lure male wasps with the promise of sex, and much more."
Death trap ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
"This scientific journey through the realm of plants that survive by eating flesh takes you from Asia to the United States"--Container
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 144 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
Bhowani Junction by George Cukor( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 119 libraries worldwide
As the British prepare to leave India, Anglo-Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiances and the three men she loves
Mystery science theater 3000 by Eugene Lourié( visu )
20 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 116 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
An elephant called Slowly ( visu )
3 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 76 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
The world about us. an investigation into the extraordinary sex life of plants ( visu )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Examining the reproductive methods of angiosperms, this award-winning program explores adaptations that have evolved in flowers to attract pollinators and reveals the intricate and bizarre nature of these coevolved relationships between flower and pollinator
Christian the Lion : also includes The Great Dan Patch ( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Christian the Lion: An affectionate lion cub is raised in London by two young Australians. Unable to keep Christian as a pet, they contact the stars of Born Free and wild-life expert George Adamson, who help them introduce Christian to his native habitat in Kenya
Journey to freedom by Virginia McKenna( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of how the dedication and commitment of many people helped take a lion cub on a special journey from the streets of London to the wide open spaces of Kenya. Includes a section with facts and photographs about the real rescue effort on which the story was based
Secret weapons ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Explores the chemical warfare used by the insect world. Uses microphotography to show rare closeup views of several unusual uses of poison by insects of various types
Footsteps in the fog by Arthur Lubin( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Assassin de sa femme, Stephen Lowry joue de manière si convaincante les veufs éplorés que ses proches croient à son deuil. C'est désormais de sa jeune domestique qu'il lui faut se débarrasser, celle-ci ayant découvert une preuve contre lui. Elle s'en sert habilement pour obtenir ce qu'elle désire. À ses risques et périls... (Source : jaquette)
Born free plus Living free ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Together on DVD comes these two true-life tales of adventure based on the best-selling books by Joy Adamson. In the Academy Award-winning Born Free and its acclaimed sequel Living Free, we meet Joy and George Adamson and learn of their special relationship with a lioness named Elsa. it's a wondrous tale, an adventure bigger than Africa itself ... and a double feature of heart-warming entertainment that is a must for every family's collection
Animal combo pack : born free ; living free ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Two Tales of Courage and Friendship Unlike Any Other! Born Free (PG) Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen Honesty and Humor Make Born Free a Fresh and Moving Film Vincent Canby The New York Times When a game warden and his wife adopt a lion cub they realize that she must be set free and taught to survive on her own. A year later they return to the savanna and are surprised by a very special welcome from their old friend. Living Free (G) Starring: Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen Living Free, is excellent screen fare for children. Howard Thompson, The New York Times Set against the spectacular backdrop of East Africa, this true adventure continues the story of Born Free and one couples painful decision to set the lion cubs they raised free into their home in the wild
Christian, the lion at world's end ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"The astonishing true story of a zoo-born lion who found himself in the pet department of Harrods, then the cellar of an antique shop in Chelsea, and ultimately the wilds of Africa. Motivated by compassion and a sense of justice, the internationally respected team of Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers and George Adamson set about returning Christian the Lion to his natural habitat in Africa. Be prepared for laughter and tears in this tale of heart-break, joy and ultimate triumph over adversity"--Container
The belstone fox by David Rook( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 26 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
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Alternative Names
Bill Travers acteur britannique
Bill Travers attore inglese
Bill Travers britischer Filmschaffender und engagierter Tierschützer
Bill Travers Brits acteur (1922-1994)
Linden-Travers Bill
Linden-Travers, William
Travers Bill Linden-
Travers, William 1922-1994
Travers, William Inglis Lindon
Билл Треверс
ביל טרוורס
بیل تراورز تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی
English (182)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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