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Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 58 works in 205 publications in 2 languages and 3,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Christmas stories  Science fiction films  Horror films  Christmas films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Mervyn Johns
Publications by Mervyn Johns
Publications by Mervyn Johns, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Mervyn Johns
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
26 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Classic Dickens story about a bitter old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Romeo and Juliet ballet in three acts by Sergey Prokofiev( visu )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, about a pair of teenagers who fall in love despite a bitter feud raging between their families
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmases past, present, and future. He is totally changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Scrooge by Henry Edwards( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve
Dead of night ( visu )
17 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Intelligent plants terrorize Earth's population after a meteor shower strikes
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
18 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
The villagers of Bromley End, an English hamlet, welcome a platoon of soldiers who have been assigned to their village during World War II. When the residents discover that the soldiers are disguised German paratroopers who plan to take over Bromley End, they bravely fight the Nazi occupation of their village. The Germans are given away by their habit of drawing a line thru their 7's
1984 by George Orwell( visu )
9 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Based on George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( visu )
4 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The classic Dickens story about a bitter old man who's given a chance for redemption when three ghosts come to visit him on Christmas Eve. Bonus features include: Introduction by Leonard Maltin, Dead to Begin With documentary, Scrooge By Another Name featurette, The Human Blarney Stone documentary, A Scholar's View video narrative, collection of early silent Dickens films, commentary tracks, and more!
The captive heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
Moby Dick by John Huston( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life-- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn ( visu )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1999 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
England in the early 1800s, when the arm of the law is neither long nor strong. Especially on the remote coast of Cornwall where storm-driven ships are lured to their death
Charles Dickens ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and present and also foretell his future
Pink string and sealing wax ( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
"In this rarely-seen thriller, the culture of Victorian-era Britain is mercilessly explored. The priveleged and God-fearing household of respected chemist and Public Analyst Edward Sutton is compromised when the eldest son, David, is smitten with the glamorous wife of the local publican, Pearl. When Pearl asks David to assist her with a murderous scheme, he finds himself caught between two worlds ..."--Container
The next of kin ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A British commando brigade sets out on a daring raid against a German Harbour in Occupied France, unaware that Nazi secret agents have infiltrated their base and know their plans
Secret agent ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
No marks for servility: An arrogant and ill-mannered international swindler rents a villa in Rome and takes an instant disliking to the "gentleman's gentleman" there-- butler John Drake. The open hostility between the two men tests Drake's self-discipline to the utmost as he investigates his new master's shady activities
San Demetrio, London by Charles Frend( visu )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
Danger man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Danger Man John Drake becomes a servant and throws a new light on what goes on "below stairs" when the servant is really a special agent investigating a suspected big-time international swindler. Secret television sets help him to watch the movements of his "employer" in a dramatically tense story in which Mervyn Johns guest stars as a leading banker and adviser to the government who is being threatened
 
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English (153)
Chinese (1)
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