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Brett, Jeremy 1933-1995

Overview
Works: 487 works in 905 publications in 4 languages and 20,936 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  History  Television programs  Fiction  Audio adaptations  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Vocalist, Singer, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jeremy Brett
Publications by Jeremy Brett
Publications by Jeremy Brett, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by Jeremy Brett
My fair lady by George Cukor( visu )
33 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,233 libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes ( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 libraries worldwide
Enjoy the spellbinding adventures of the world's greatest detective in these dramatizations of the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Oscar Wilde collection by Oscar Wilde( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 668 libraries worldwide
A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces. Importance of being earnest: Two young men have taken to bending the truth in order to add excitement to their lives. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of crises that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits. Picture of Dorian Gray: Presents the story of a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Ideal husband: A dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Lady Windermere's fan: Centers around the arrival of a mysterious woman who hopes to break into London's society
The hound of the Baskervilles ( visu )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 657 libraries worldwide
When Sir Charles Baskerville arrives at his family's estate from America, he finds a death threat awaiting him and a curse hanging over the family. He calls in Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve the mystery
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Film of a stage presentation of Shakespeare's play of how a man's ambition leads to murder and, ultimately, his death
The sign of four by Arthur Conan Doyle( visu )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A beautiful young woman seeks the help of Holmes and Watson when the mysterious benefactor who has been sending her a pearl each year since her father disappeared wants to meet her. Involved are a priceless hoard of Indian treasure and a murderer, whose trademark is "the sign of four."
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"The three gables": A woman calls for an investigation after she is offered a lot of money to sell her estate. "The dying detective": A woman is convinced that her cousin is putting her family in jeopardy. "The golden pince-nez": Scotland Yard is troubled with a murder investigation and no promising leads. "The red circle": Holmes and Watson are called upon by the landlady of a rooming house who is afraid one of her tenants is up to no good. "The mazarin stone": Watson strikes out on his own as he searches for a young man who has been sending strange messages to two sisters. "The cardboard box": a trio of sisters get into a fight that leads to murder
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes DVD collection ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Tales of mystery, deduction, and suspense
The eligible bachelor ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of a story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The most eligible bachelor in London, Lord St. Simon, has just married a wealthy American woman. The young couple's wedding day turns to tragedy when an unwelcome guest arrives at the wedding breakfast and the bride disappears. Sherlock Holmes is plagued with terrible nightmares, which cause him to regard the plight of Lord St. Simon with contempt. Will Holmes take the case?
The return of Sherlock Holmes ( visu )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes, the world's most famous detective, and his trusted companion Dr. Watson pursue and solve mysteries in a variety of locations throughout England
The last vampyre ( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Holmes and Watson battle a direct descendant of the St. Clair famly, burned as a suspected vampyre 100 years before
Troylus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 1961 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The complete play
Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
A play about Joan of Arc, a person who united in herself much that Shaw had divided between his practical and idealistic sides
Florence Nightingale ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Florence Nightingale is an aristocratic woman who defied Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers of the Crimean War, she was scorned by her community and was faced with great opposition for her new way of thinking. However, through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly became known as 'The Lady with the Lamp, ' the caring nurse whose shadow softened those who had been wounded in battle
The Sherlock Holmes feature films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Holmes and Dr. Watson must use all their cunning and detective skills in some risky operations to foil the criminal element in each of these 5 mysteries
The good soldier ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
In the decade preceding World War I, two wealthy, handsome couples--English Captain Edward Ashburnham and his wife Leonora, and American John Dowell and his wife Florence--meet at a German spa and forge an immediate bond. Through nine seasons at various spas, the splendid foursome lives elegant, perfect lives. But nothing is as it seems. As John says at one point, "My wife and I knew the Captain and his wife Mrs. Ashburnham as well as was possible to know anybody. And yet we knew nothing about them at all." The film explores the power games, class snobbery, sexual lies, and lack of intimacy that boil beneath the placid, pristine exteriors the upper classes show the world. The story is presented in flashback, a literary technique Madox Ford helped popularize
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 263 libraries worldwide
Perhaps the most demanding of Shakespeare's comedies Love's labours lost tells the story of the King of Navarre and his love for a French princess
The speckled band ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Helen Stoner appeals to Sherlock Holmes for help when she begins to hear the same low whistle her sister, Julia, complained about just before her inexplicable and untimely death
The Red-headed league by Arthur Conan Doyle( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes is asked by pawnbroker Jabez Wilson to investigate a mysterious league whose members are all red-headed men. Wilson joins, and is upset when the league is suddenly dissolved, so he calls for the services of Holmes and Watson
 
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Alternative Names
Huggins, Jeremy, 1933-1995
Huggins, Peter Jeremy William.
Huggins, Peter Jeremy William 1933-1995 Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (230)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
French (1)
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