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Johns, Mervyn

Overview
Works: 49 works in 224 publications in 6 languages and 3,542 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Science fiction films  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Historical films  Dystopian films  Ghost films 
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 )
42 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 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 Daphne Du Maurier( visu )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
An Irish orphan girl (Mary) ... lives on the rugged coast of Cornwall with her uncle. After several vessels smash on the deadly rocks, Mary begins to suspect it is more than accidental. By the time she realizes what is going on, she is a target for the marauding smugglers and highwaymen who are ravaging the area
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 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 )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's classic tale of two young lovers who make the ultimate sacrifice to be together
Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 172 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
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
26 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 120 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 of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
22 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 108 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
Nineteen eighty-four by George Orwell( visu )
11 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
In a futuristic, state-run society controlled by "Big-Brother" in which love is outlawed, employee of the state Wilson Smith falls for Julia, and is tortured and brainwashed for his crime
Dead of night The queen of spades ( visu )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 69 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?
Moby Dick by Herman Melville( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 20 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
The captive heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of men captured in France in the summer of 1940 who become prisoners of war
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 )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 11 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
San Demetrio, London ( visu )
8 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 11 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 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-drivern ships are lured to their death
Secret agent AKA Danger man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 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
William Castle horror collection five films from the master of fright ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
13 ghosts: "When an eccentric uncle wills a huge, ramshackle house to his impoverished family, they get the shock of a lifetime. Their new residence comes complete with a spooky housekeeper, plus a fortune in a buried treasure and 12 horrifying ghosts"--Container
Went the day well? by Alberto Cavalcanti( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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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
Мервин Джонс
Languages
English (176)
French (4)
Spanish (4)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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