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Harris, Owen

Works: 87 works in 125 publications in 4 languages and 399 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Director, Author, Scenarist, Composer, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Owen Harris
Publications by Owen Harris
Publications by Owen Harris, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Owen Harris
Most widely held works by Owen Harris
Kill your friends by John Niven( visu )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A coldblooded British talent scout hunts for the last Megahit of London's Britpop music scene. Fueled by drugs, alcohol, and greed, he plans to eliminate the competition by any merciless (and murderous) means necessary
Holy flying circus and now for something completely untrue! ( visu )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Monty Python are one of the most loved British comedy groups. The Python phenomenon developed from the TV series into touring stage shows, films, numerous albums, several books and a stage musical as well as launching the members to international stardom. Their influence on comedy has been compared to The Beatles' influence on music. Holy Flying Circus is a fantastical reimagining of the controversy in both the USA and UK surrounding the release of Monty Python's 1979 film 'Life of Brian'. It follows the build up to Michael Palin and John Cleese's defence of the film on the BBC2 discussion program 'Friday Night, Saturday Morning' in 1979
Friday Foster ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Friday Foster, ace photographer for "Glance" magazine, and Colt Hawkins, private eye, team up to solve an international plot to assassinate leaders from around the world
Black mirror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"Charlie Brooker's Black mirror returns for a second series with three new stand-alone stories. Each one in turn, disarming, suspenseful and darkly satirical, an insight into modern reality."--Container
Detroit 9000 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Racial tension in the mean streets of Detroit reaches a fever pitch when a group of hooded, machine gun wielding thieves crashes a fundraiser for an important black politician. Two dedicated cops, one black and one white battle a maze of conflicting motives and information while confronting their own suspicions and prejudices
New Orleans uncensored ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
" ... a gritty crime thriller about a newly-discharged sailor who gets a job as a longshoreman in The Big Easy. He swiftly discovers mob corruption throughout the docks, and when a friend is killed by the gangsters, he convinces the police to let him go undercover and take matters into his own hands"--Container
A history of physicians at Princess Alexandra Hospital, 1956 to 2006 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The adventures of Jim Bowie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
6 episodes from the television series: The adventures of Jim Bowie, an exciting, action-packed western series that is set in 1830s New Orleans and revolves around the exploits of Jim Bowie, the infamous frontiersman who invented the Bowie knife
Scotland Yard inspector ( visu )
2 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Cesar Romero stars in this Hammer mystery as a Yank newspaperman in London who sets out to solve a murder, American style. The rest of the typically tangled plot includes assaults, a mysterious tape recording, a visit to an asylum and even a plot to steal an inventor's secrets! Lois Maxwell, the James Bond series' "Miss Moneypenny," co-stars
One potato, two potato ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The storyline revolves around the difficulties faced by an interracial marriage between an African-American office worker and a white divorcee. The climax of the film is a highly emotional courtroom custody case in which the woman's angry ex-husband demands custody of their daughter, charging that the child's welfare is threatened by the environment created by the marriage
Beauty and the beast by Nancy Schimmel( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
Jack the giant killer ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Adapted from a story by Orville H. Hampton, Jack rescues a beautiful princess from not only a hulking giant but from a fantastic array of witches, terrifying dragons and sea monsters
Incident in an alley ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A cop 'mistakenly' kills a fourteen-year-old boy during a robbery. Although acquitted for the shooting, the cop is haunted by his crime
Jack the giant slayer by Nathan Juran( visu )
3 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in French and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Film baroque et parfois effrayant qui convoque tout un bestiaire fantastique au charme surranné, qui n'est pas sans évoquer le "Septième voyage de Sinbad"... Poétique et nostalgique
Riot on Sunset Strip ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
LA's civic leaders band together to do something about the invasion of longhairs on Hollywood's Sunset Strip. Includes fantastic scenes of 60s Hollywood clubs and teen scenes, with hippies, pot smoking, sugar cube LSD and terrific garage punk by the Standells, the Chocolate Watch Band, the Mugwumps and others
Mask of the dragon ( visu )
2 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Mask of the Dragon: "An American soldier in Korea agrees to deliver a jade dragon to a curio shop in Los Angeles. Soon after his return to the States, he is murdered in this tale of intrigue and mystery produced on a dime store budget!"--Container
The Dangerous stranger ( visu )
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Emphasizes the need for a child to be on guard against molesters. Dramatizes places and circumstances under which a child may encounter dangerous strangers
The secret diary of a call girl [series 3] : series 3 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
All eight episodes from the third series of the ITV drama starring Billie Piper. By day, Hannah (Piper) is a respectable legal secretary who works long hours to make ends meet. By night she morphs into Belle, a prostitute who will stop at nothing to satisfy her clients. Belle takes extreme care to keep her two lives separate, but as the constant pressure takes its toll she caves in and reveals her true identity to her handsome publisher, Duncan (James D'Arcy) - a decision she soon lives to regret
Perry Mason by Ernest Frankel( Book )
2 editions published between 1957 and 1965 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Hampton, Orville 1917-1997
Harris, Owen 1917-1997
Orville H. Hampton Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1917-1997)
Orville H. Hampton scénariste américain
Orville H. Hampton US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Орвилл Х. Хэмптон
English (43)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
German (1)
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