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Davies, John Howard 1939-2011

Overview
Works: 231 works in 815 publications in 7 languages and 11,393 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television comedies  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Religious films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Director, Actor, Production personnel, Producer, Author, Film editor, pmn, Performer, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Howard Davies
Publications by John Howard Davies
Publications by John Howard Davies, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Howard Davies
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( visu )
150 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
Basil Fawlty is an inept and manic English hotel owner and manager who isn't cut out for his job. He's intolerant, rude and paranoid. Chaos frequently breaks loose as Basil tries to run the hotel. He is constantly under verbal (and sometime physical) attack from his unhelpful wife Sybil, and hindered by the incompetent, but easy target, Manuel, the Spanish waiter. Fortunately he has an intelligent and attractive maid to help him out of the various situations he gets into
Oliver Twist by David Lean( visu )
23 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
After escaping from the dreary workhouse where he has spent his childhood, Oliver runs away to London, only to fall in with Artful Dodger, Fagin, and their gang of young thieves. It is only with the revelation of Oliver's true identity that his troubles finally end
The vicar of Dibley by BBC( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
In The Easter bunny, Geraldine finds that giving up chocolate for Lent is easier said than done. She also learns that Dibley has its own "real" Easter Bunny, and she inherits the job! In The Christmas lunch incident, Geraldine receives two invitations to Christmas dinner, each from a lonely parishoner, and she doesn't have the heart to turn either of them down. In Engagement, Geraldine plays matchmaker to Alice and Hugo, but she becomes the romantic object of Owen's attentions
War & peace by John Howard Davies( visu )
34 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece of love and loss, focusing on the consequences faced by three Russian families during the Napoleonic Wars
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( visu )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling accross Miss Marple's path
Devices and desires by P. D James( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
Unnatural causes by Rob Malenfant( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 392 libraries worldwide
"Dalgliesh is drawn into an increasingly troubling murder case and a multi-million dollar currency scam"--Koch Entertainment booklet
The complete Monty Python's flying circus ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Comedy sketches and animation from the influential British comedy show
Monty Python and the Holy Grail by Monty Python (Comedy troupe)( visu )
20 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 329 libraries worldwide
All 45 episodes from four seasons of Monty Python's flying circus
Cover her face ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh investigates the murder of a drug dealer found dead in the basement of a book club. His key witness is a single mother named Sally Jupp who had brought her eight-week-old son with her to the club to visit her former co-workers. The investigation leads Dalgliesh to the country home of the Maxie family, where the young woman is now employed. Mysterious deaths occur, and the detective must deal with a multitude of suspects, evasive answers, and his growing attraction to Deborah Riscoe
The rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
A boy growing up in a household where there is no love and no luck, but always a shortage of money, develops an uncanny ability to pick race-horse winners while furiously riding
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean by John Howard Davies( visu )
90 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
The internationally acclaimed Mr. Bean TV series and two box office hit films continue to enthrall audience worldwide and maintain his universal popularity
A taste for death ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
The Edwardians ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities--Container
Monty Python's flying circus ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 188 libraries worldwide
"Contains episodes 3 & 4 from season 1. Includes The testimony of the late Arthur Aldridge, A bicycle repairman, A dirty fork, Multiple seduced milkmen, Candid photography (nudge, nudge), the Flemish masters of the Renaissance, A man undressing in public, Self-defense against fresh fruit, and Secret Service dentistry"--Container
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Return to post-war England for mystery and a cup of tea. The consummate prim and proper crime-fighting spinster, Miss Jane Marple sets down her knitting needles to unwind the most ingenious crimes. As she travels from city to countryside and even the Bahamas, murders, missing bodies and haunted dreams have a habit of falling across Miss Marple's path
Rudyard Kipling's Kim by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Based on one of Kipling's greatest novels, Kim is the story of a fifteen-year-old orphan boy living by his wits in 1890's India
The best of Mr. Bean ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
More trials and tribulations for Mr. Bean
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Het droomhuis van een jong stel verandert in een nachtmerrie als de echtgenote een visioen heeft van een gewurgde vrouw in de hal. Vermoord? Misschien. Gwenda wendt zich tot Miss Marple om het probleem uit de wereld te helpen. Samen proberen ze een perfecte misdaad op te lossen die in een ver verleden is gepleegd
 
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Alternative Names
Davies John 1939-2011
Davies, John H. 1939-2011
John Howard Davies aktor brytyjski
John Howard Davies attore e regista britannico
John Howard Davies britischer Schauspieler und Fernsehregisseur
John Howard Davies britisk skodespelar
John Howard Davies britisk skuespiller
John Howard Davies Brits acteur (1939-2011)
John Howard Davies brittisk skådespelare
Джон Ховард Дейвис
ג'ון הווארד דייוויס
جان هاوارد دیویس بازیگر بریتانیایی
ジョン・ハワード・デイヴィス
約翰·霍瓦德·戴維斯
Languages
English (363)
Spanish (17)
Multiple languages (9)
German (7)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Basque (2)
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