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Davies, Rupert 1916-1976

Overview
Works: 83 works in 127 publications in 3 languages and 2,750 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Puppet television programs  Horror films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PR6062.E33, 791.4372
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Publications about Rupert Davies
Publications by Rupert Davies
Publications by Rupert Davies, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Rupert Davies
The spy who came in from the cold by Martin Ritt( visu )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,176 libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
War & peace ( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 413 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
Waterloo ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Napoleon Bonaparte, inspiring his people with his military and political genius as well as his revolutionary fervor, becomes, within a few brief years, Emperor of France and master of Europe. After 15 years of victory, in 1812 he meets with disaster in his Russian Campaign. In 1813, defeated by the combined forces of Austria, Russia, Prussia and England at Leipzig, Napoleon is driven to the very gates of Paris where he awaits his destiny. In March 1815, he makes dramatic escape from Elba in exile for his last and desperate bid for ultimate power and glory, which culminate in his narrow defeat by Wellington on the bloody fields of Waterloo
Dracula has risen from the grave by Freddie Francis( visu )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 161 libraries worldwide
When his castle is exorcised, Dracula plots his revenge against the Monsignor who performed the rites by attempting to make the holy man's young niece his bride
Witchfinder general Matthew Hopkins ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
As the English Civil War rages, witch hunter Matthew Hopkins and his sadistic assistant John Stearne travel from town to town identifying, torturing and killing alleged witches and being paid well for their services. Hopkins' persecution and murder of a priest and sexual blackmail of the priest's niece Sarah leads young Parliamentarian soldier Richard Marshall, Sarah's fiancé, to swear vengeance against him
Hammer horror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
The curse of Frankenstein (1957): "Baron Victor Frankenstein has discovered life's secret and unleashed a blood-curdling chain of events resulting from his creation: a cursed creature with a horrid face -- and a tendency to kill."--Container
4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Dracula, a centuries-old nobleman damned to an eternal blood-crazed half-life, travels from his native Transylvania to London and to a savage fate. In the decadent nightlife he finds new victims. He also finds Dr. Van Helsing, a brilliant scientist, who becomes Dracula's implacable foe in a bat-and-mouse game of blood-red Gothic gore
Edgar Allan Poe's the oblong box ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Side A. The oblong box: Evil lurks in the gloomy house at Markham Manor where a deranged Sir Edward is the chained prisoner of his brother Julian. When Sir Edward escapes, he embarks on a monstrous killing spree, determined to seek revenge on all those whom he feels have double-crossed him
The criminal by Joseph Losey( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Johnny Bannion has spent the last three years in prison devising the biggest robbery of his career. Out of prison, he puts his plans into action. He buries the money in a field, but Bannion is arrested before he has a chance to reveal its whereabouts to his gang. While in jail, he must survive an ordeal of brutality and betrayal at the hands of his fellow convicts and former accomplices
Vincent Price MGM scream legends collection ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Witchfinder General: during the Middle Ages, a self-proclaimed "witchfinder" goes from town to town, offering his services to superstitious villagers who pay him to wrench confessions from innocent women. Based on the novel by Ronald Bassett, an adaptation of "The conqueror worm" by Edgar Allan Poe
Matthew Hopkins, witchfinder general Vincent Price collection disc of horrors ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Witchfinder general: "As superstition and fear sweep the Middle Ages, an educated rogue named Hopkins wanders from town to town proclaiming to be an official witchfinder. Town leaders pay him to accuse and then execute - usually innocent - suspects. But when a brave soldier returns home to find his sweetheart on the rack, ready to burn, Hopkins realizes he may have whacked his last witch."--Container
War & peace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 24 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
War & peace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 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
War & peace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 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
War & peace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 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
War & peace ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 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
Joe 90 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Joe McClaine is a 9-year-old boy whose adoptive father has developed a method of transferring specialist "brain patterns", and hence skills, into his son's mind. As a result, Joe is able to become a test pilot, brain surgeon, etc, as needed. Combined with his innocent appearance, he becomes an agent for the World Intelligence Network
Witchfinder general Vincent Price collection disc of horrors ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Witchfinder General: during the Middle Ages, a self-proclaimed "witchfinder" goes from town to town, offering his services to superstitious villagers who pay him to wrench confessions from innocent women. Based on the novel by Ronald Bassett, an adaptation of "The conqueror worm" by Edgar Allan Poe
Witchfinder general by Michael Reeves( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 18 libraries worldwide
1645 sees England in the grip of a bloody civil war. The structure of law and order has broken down. During this climate of fear, self-styled witch hunter, Matthew Hopkins tours the country preying on innocent victims in the name of the Lord
Frightmare ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Edmund and Dorothy Yates, released after 18 years in a mental hospital for a series of gory killings, seem to be leading a quiet life on their farm, until their daughter makes some gruesome discoveries
 
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English (52)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
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