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West, Samuel 1966-

Overview
Works: 297 works in 634 publications in 2 languages and 18,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.F36, 791.4372
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Publications about Samuel West
Publications by Samuel West
Most widely held works by Samuel West
Howards End by James Ivory( visu )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,109 libraries worldwide
A story about class divisions in Edwardian England, and the tragic series of events that occurs when two impulsive middle-class sisters become involved with a working class couple and a wealthy family
101 dalmatians II ( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,725 libraries worldwide
The adventure begins when Pongo and Perdita's pup, Patch, who is not satisfied being just one out of 101, gets the chance to meet his TV hero, Thunderbolt, the 'One-of-a-kind Wonderdog.' When Thunderbolt's trusty sidekick Lightning reveals that the show's producers are on the lookout for a new star, Thunderbolt - with Patch in tow - struts out into the real world to perform true acts of heroism. When the puppy-obsessed Cruella De Vil returns, it's Patch and Thunderbolt's teamwork and friendship that will save the day
Hyde Park on Hudson by Bill Murray( visu )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
As Great Britain faces an imminent war with Germany, US President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, invited the King and Queen of England for a weekend at their home in upstate New York. But during the first-ever visit of a reigning British monarch to America, international affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR's domestic establishment, as wife, mother, and mistresses all conspire to make the royal trip an unforgettable one
The Nazis a warning from history by Laurence Rees( visu )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Use interviews with witnesses and perpetrators, along with archival film and records, to examine how a political party as fundamentally evil as the Nazis could come to power in a modern European nation. Discusses the factors that enabled the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in the economically-devastated Germany of the post-World War I era and looks at the role of ordinary Germans in the Nazi regime. Follows the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, from its early promises through the atrocities and suffering of World War II. Includes segments focusing on the occupation of Poland and on the holocaust and concentration camps, particularly Treblinka
William Shakespeare's Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
William Shakespeare's All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
"The young and virtuous physician's daughter Helena desperately loves Count Bertram, but he regards her as beneath his notice"--Container
Secrets of Highclere Castle ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 644 libraries worldwide
It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history as the setting of Downton Abbey, but England's Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats above to the army of servants toiling 'below stairs'. Also find out from the current inhabitants, Lord and Lady Carnarvon, what life in a fairytale castle is like today
The planets by David McNab( visu )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Reveals a story of personal achievement and technological triumph, seen through the eyes of dozens of leading authorities on the leading edge of planetary exploration and on both sides of the high-stakes Cold War race into space. From our first glimpse of the dark side of the moon to the first high-risk dash through the rings of Saturn; from the search for extraterrestrial life to humanity's possible future on alien worlds, it's an epic journey of cosmic discovery, amazement and adventure
Prince Caspian, and, the voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
The magical land of Narnia is ruled by the corrupt King Miraz. His nephew Prince Caspian calls on Lucy, Peter, Susan and Edmund to help him defeat Miraz and restore Narnia to its former glory. Years later, Caspian, Lucy, Edmund, and obnoxious cousin Eustace set sail to rescue the six lords who were banished by Caspian's evil uncle. Their adventures lead them to a golden lake, a giant sea serpent, a fierce dragon and finally, the edge of the world
In search of Mozart by Phil Grabsky( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A documentary about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart told through dramatic readings from his personal letters. Includes interviews with noted personalities and excerpts from numerous musical performances
Secrets of the manor house inside British country homes in the early 1900's by Artist Not Provided( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Secrets of the Manor House looks beyond the fiction to the truth of how life was in these ancient British houses, and how mounting financial, political and social pressures were about to bring momentous changes to both the wealthy and their servants
Midsomer murders ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
Cambridge spies ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of four brilliant young men at Cambridge University who are recruited to spy for Russia in 1934. Fueled by youthful idealism, a passion for social justice, a talent for lying and a hatred for fascism, the four take huge personal risks to pass Britain's biggest secrets to Moscow. Across almost 20 years of spying and treachery, the four are bound by their beliefs, the secrets they know about one another, and the knowledge that they stand or fall together
Carrington by Christopher Hampton( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Emma Thompson stars as Dora Carrington, the Victorian Era painter whose passionate life created one of England's greatest scandals. Carrington is unable to possess the one man she loves, Lytton Strachey. Rebuffed, she embarks on a long string of loveless sexual encounters. Her heart remains true to him, but she refuses to curtail the sexual pursuits which erupt again and again in angry passion
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Voyage of the Dawn Treader: When Lucy and Edmund Pensive, along with their cousin Eustace, are swallowed into a painting and transported back to Narnia, they join King Caspian and a noble mouse named Reepicheep aboard the magnificent ship The Dawn Treader. The courageous voyagers travel to mysterious islands, confront mystical creatures, and reunite with the Great Lion Aslan on a mission that will determine the fate of Narnia itself!
C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Joining the British Royal Navy at the outset of the Napoleonic Wars, the enterprising Horatio Hornblower rises quickly from raw recruit to seasoned sailor, charting a course from the West Indies to the coast of Africa in the name of the Crown. Along the way he encounters roiling sea battles, mutiny, plague, and love, but always proves himself equal to the task
War of the century when Hitler fought Stalin ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
This acclaimed four-part series takes an in-depth look at World War II using references such as leading historians, Eastern film archives, and both Soviet and German participants, and gives a new perspective on the war that changed the world
A possible life [a novel in five parts] by Sebastian Faulks( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Throughout five masterpieces of fiction, exquisitely drawn and unforgettable characters risk their bodies, hearts and minds in pursuit of the manna of human connection
Secrets of Althorp the Spencers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
This film focuses on Althorp, the ancestral home of the Spencer family since the 16th century. The interior of the house is generally considered its strongest asset as the Spencer family has assembled an impressive collection of portrait art including several pieces painted by the Flemish master Anthony van Dyck. Diana, Princess of Wales, is buried on the estate
Great speeches in history ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln, here are some of history's most significant figures with their most impant speeches. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the finest resources of language in the service of the most dramatic issues of their day
 
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West, Sam, 1966-....
Languages
English (111)
German (2)
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