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Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 72 works in 243 publications in 4 languages and 3,657 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films  Fantasy films  Historical films  Science fiction films  Ghost films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( visu )
40 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
On Christmas Eve, a despicable miser is visited by three spirits who show him visions of Christmasses past, present, and future. He is changed by these experiences and becomes cheerful and benevolent
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
20 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 691 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 397 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 by William Shakespeare( visu )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 241 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 164 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
The day of the triffids by Steve Sekely( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Intelligent plants terrorize Earth's population after a meteor shower strikes
Herman Melville's Moby Dick ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Captain Ahab sails the seven seas seeking revenge on Moby Dick, the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
21 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
"Snug little Bromley End seemed safe from World War II, and the villagers welcomed the lorry loads of Royal Engineers rolling onto their quiet greenacres. They didn't know they were disguised German parachutists installing radar apparatus to disrupt England's entire network. Nor did they supect that their community leader was a traitor. But gradually the learnt the sinister truth and bravely fought the Nazi occupation at the highest cost of all."--Container
Dead of night ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 91 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
1984 by Michael Anderson( visu )
6 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 70 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
Dead of night ; The queen of spades ( visu )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
1984 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Story of love and betrayal set in a horrific totalitarian society
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
22 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
An architect is caught up in an endless series of recurring dreams during which he is told other people's supernatural experiences
Scrooge ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
On the eve of Christmas, Ebenezer Scrooge, one of the nastiest men in all London, is visited by four ghosts who oblige him to recognize the error of his ways, past, present and future. But is it too late to repent and redeem himself?
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
This enthralling epic about one of the most famous maritime disasters of all time, produced by the Discovery Channel, broke viewing records in the United States. Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" was based on the true story of the whaler Essex, which was rammed and sunk by a sperm whale. What became of the 20 sailors, stranded in the middle of the ocean for three months, is revealed for the first time. You'll be amazed by the tragic stories of survival and cannibalism of the survivors of Moby Dick's furious attack
Christmas carol ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Scrooge, the miser, is reformed when visited on Christmas Eve by the apparitions of the past, present and future
The captive heart ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
San Demetrio, London ( visu )
9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 12 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
Charles Dickens ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 10 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 )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 10 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
 
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Alternative Names
Johns, David Mervyn 1899-1992
Mervyn Johns acteur britannique
Mervyn Johns britischer Schauspieler
Mervyn Johns britisk skodespelar
Mervyn Johns britisk skuespiller
Mervyn Johns Brits acteur (1899-1992)
Mervyn Johns brittisk skådespelare
Mervyn Johns velšský herec
Mervyn Johns Welsh actor
Мервин Джонс
مروین جانز بازیگر بریتانیایی
Languages
English (167)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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