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Denham, Maurice 1909-2002

Works: 129 works in 236 publications in 2 languages and 7,466 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Fantasy fiction  Audio adaptations  Christian fiction  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.L58474, [FIC]
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Publications about Maurice Denham
Publications by Maurice Denham
Publications by Maurice Denham, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Maurice Denham
Animal farm by John Halas( visu )
31 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
A group of farm animals successfully revolt against their cruel human owner, only to be enslaved anew by the unscrupulous pig Napolean, whose slogan is "all animals are more equal but some animals more equal than others."
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
Sunday bloody Sunday by John Schlesinger( visu )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
Depicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multi textured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. Traces the "life" of the Bismarck from its launching (courtesy of newsreel footage) through its many battles and narrow escapes, concluding with its far-from-inevitable sinking in the Spring of 1941. The story concentrates on the human element, specifically a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck blasted from the sea. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer
The Agatha Christie hour ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
Fall of eagles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, the major European powers had gone to great lengths to maintain a balance of power throughout Europe, resulting by 1900 in a complex network of political and military alliances throughout the continent. Beginning in 1815, the Holy Alliance between Prussia, Russia, and Austria formalized what had been a strictly familial support network. The House of Habsburg, the House of Hohenzollern, and the House of Romanov had long intermarried, resulting in an incredibly tangled web of relationships, a number of which led back to Queen Victoria of England. These three families influenced the political landscape of Europe, and their personal struggles, tragedies and decisions within these relationships affected Europe to a greater degree than they ever imagined. This miniseries focuses on the leading personalities of these three privileged families, and how they influenced the events that led to WWI
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Edward & Mrs. Simpson ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
The last vampyre ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
Holmes and Watson battle a direct descendant of the St. Clair famly, burned as a suspected vampyre 100 years before
Curse of the demon ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
When a psychologist's colleague is murdered, he denies that it is the work of the devil, until he himself becomes the next target
The purple plain by Robert Parrish( visu )
2 editions published between 1954 and 2005 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
After crash-landing his plane in the Burmese jungle, Canadian Squadron Commander Forrester must find his way to safety for himself and his two physically and psycologically wounded compatriots
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Four children find their way into the magic land of Narnia and help Aslan, the golden lion, to triumph over the White Witch who cursed the land with eternal winter
The Hammer horror series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
The black tower ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"A string of mysterious deaths catapults Dalgliesh into a maze of mystery, blackmail and murder"--Koch Entertainment booklet
Rumpole by John Mortimer( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Britain's quick-witted barrister is back in four episodes of the PBS comedy series Rumpole as presented by BBC Radio
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The four royal children from Narnia find themselves in a war-torn country from which animals and trees have been banished. But Prince Caspian vows to revive Narnia's glorious past
The last battle by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Den onde abe Finte har taget magten i Narnia. Kong Tirian og hans forbundsfæller gennemskuer den dog, og løven Aslan viser dem vejen til et endnu smukkere Narnia
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A millionaire strikes a deal on the seedier side of Paris and a priceless cache of rubies becomes destined for his beloved daughter Rachel. Two days later Rachel is dead - murdered on a train on her way to the Riviera to meet her scoundrel lover: a mysterious, dark man. The suspects line up...only master slueth Hercule Poirot can unravel the mystery and find the truth. Maurice Denham stars as the great Belgian detective in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation
From a far country Pope John Paul II ( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
This epic story follows the life of Karol Wojtyla, a Polish Roman Catholic who ascends the throne of St. Peter as Pope John Paul II. As a young boy, Karol is a bright student. Archbishop Sapieha recognizes the very special and moving qualities in Karol and encourages him to consider the priesthood. Although determined to study Polish literature, Karol eventually turns to the church. He becomes an ordained priest and studies in Italy, France, and Belgium. Torn by fear and repression in post-Stalin Easter Europe, Karol becomes a poisonous thorn in the communists' side. His deep reverence and commitment to his Catholic faith return him to Poland as Pope John Paul II
Maigret's little joke by Georges Simenon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Vier spannende verhalen met de bekende detective Maigret in de hoofdrol
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