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Travers, Bill

Overview
Works: 92 works in 241 publications in 3 languages and 4,519 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography  History  Anecdotes  Educational films  Science films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Performer, Producer
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 by Bill Travers
Born free by James Hill( visu )
25 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,348 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 )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 917 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 305 libraries worldwide
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
19 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Sexual encounters of the floral kind an investigation into the extraordinary sex life of plants ( visu )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
"A wide-ranging investigation into the extraordinary sex lives of flowering plants. Flowers have many intriguing adaptations for attracting pollinators, and these coevolved relationships are often unexpected and bizarre. Includes unusual bird and mammal pollinators, flowers that smell like rotting flesh, orchids that lure male wasps with the promise of sex, and much more."--Www.carolina.com
Death trap ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Examines the inner workings of flesh eating plants. Reveals the mechanisms involved and explains how these plants trap their prey. Raises questions about how flesh eating plants may have evolved
Midsummer night's dream by Royal Shakespeare Company( visu )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 172 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 by Eugene Lourié( visu )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 99 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 )
5 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
As the British prepare to leaave India, half-English, half Indian army officer Victoria Jones is forced to choose between races, allegiences and the three men she loves
Christian the Lion also includes The Great Dan Patch ( visu )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The Great Dan Patch: The story of one of the most famous harness-race (trotting) horses. Raised from humble beginnings on a farm in Indiana, Dan Patch rose to record-breaking greatness, taking his owners along on his road to glory
An elephant called Slowly ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 86 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
Secret weapons ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and held by 59 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
The elephant truck by Will Travers( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Tembo, the first elephant to be relocated in a program to move elephants to safer, less populated areas in Kenya. Includes a section with facts and photographs about Kenya's Elephant Translocation Programme and the work of the Born Free Foundation
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 26 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
Journey to freedom by Virginia McKenna( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 25 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
Sexual encounters of the floral kind by Bill Travers( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Investigates the diversity of plant adaptations for pollination with an emphasis on unusual coevolved relationships with animal pollinators
The belstone fox ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 18 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
Animal adventure collection featuring Lassie, the painted hills ; Georgi! ; mooch goes to hollywood ; poco ... little dog lost ; the jungle book ; li'l scratch ; the lion who thought he was people ; sandy the seal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The lion who thought he was people: Christian, a zoo born lion club purchased on Christmas at a department store, grows so large that its owners decide to set it free into the wilds of east Africa
 
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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 (147)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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