WorldCat Identities

Smith, Mel 1952-2013

Works: 98 works in 347 publications in 6 languages and 5,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Television comedies  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Author, Author of screenplay, Conceptor, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Mel Smith
Most widely held works by Mel Smith
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westley, a farm boy, goes off to seek his fortune shortly after declaring his love for Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, but their relationship is put to the test when his ship is captured by pirates and she is summoned to become the bride of the evil prince
Rowan Atkinson is Mr. Bean : the whole Bean by John Howard Davies( Visual )

101 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the British are asked to send their greatest scholar to oversee the unveiling of America's most treasured painting, they instead send Mr Bean
Marple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Radioland murders( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is murdering employees of Chicago radio station WBN, and the station secretary and her estranged writer husband must join forces to find the killer
The tall guy by Mel Smith( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter King is an actor whose string of failures has forced him to accept the straight man role in a ridiculous stage play called "The Rubber Face Revue." Oversized and under-appreciated, Dexter is the embattled buffoon who eventually outshines his wildly popular co-star. His pathetic life is turned around when he lands the lead role in the musical version of "The elephant man."
Blackball( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawn bowls player Cliff Starkey is a roguishly handsome superstar who can't keep out of trouble. When he catches wind of an upcoming championship match between England and rival team, Australia, he becomes determined to make the national team. Quickly acquiring a flashy American agent and becoming the most popular player in England, Cliff vows to dethrone traditionalist bowls champion Ray Speight, who has made no secret his dislike for Cliff's brash showmanship. When Cliff starts dating Ray's daughter, the competition really begins to heat up
High heels and low lifes by Kim Fuller( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins with a high-tech bank robbery--into the middle of which stumble Shannon and Frances, who have gone out and gotten drunk because Shannon's boyfriend forgot her birthday. Thanks to this same boyfriend's surveillance equipment (on which he was creating his "urban noise symphony installation"), they end up with a cell phone number belonging to one of the thieves and decide to experiment with blackmail--an experiment that soon gets them into deep trouble
Morons from outer space by MGM Home Entertainment Inc( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for extra-terrestrial intelligence takes a hilarious turn for the worse as the Earth finds itself invaded by morons from outer space
The best of not the 9 o'clock news( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the show that set the standard for the anarchic cynicism that defined the alternative comedy of the 80's
Brain donors( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of Abbott and Costello. Three bozos. One ballet company. Tutu many laughs!
Not the nine o'clock news( )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making a first-time appearance on CD, this is the classic TV comedy sketch show which launched the careers of Rowan Atkinson, Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith and Pamela Stephenson. Written by some of Britain's finest comedy writers including Richard Curtis, Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin, and David Renwick, the show was groundbreakingly irreverent, outrageous, innovative and rude. This compilation of material includes many classic sketches and songs including (I LIke) Trucking; England My Leotard; Nice Video (Shame About the Song); the Two Ninnies song; and Kinda Lingers
Mr. Bean, the ultimate collection. the movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bean is sent on a mission to escort the world-famous painting of "Whistler's Mother" to its new home in the Grierson Gallery. What the gallery owner and his curator believe is that Mr. Bean is Dr. Bean, a renowned art expert. When he is, in fact, just a wildly eccentric museum guard
Agatha Christie Marple by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heavy snow is falling in Dartmoor, the evening takes on a more sinister edge when the table-turning suggests Trevelyan, an infamous local, is in danger. Meanwhile at Sittaford house Miss Marple finds a death threat sent to Trevelyan. Burnaby, Trevelyan's loyal right hand man, is so concerned for his friend's safety that he wants to check on him. Unfortunately, Trevelyan is staying at the hotel - six miles away and, with snow drifts blocking the roads, someone will have to make the journey on foot
Edward II All over me ; Twelfth night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelfth night: Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
The Smith and Jones world atlas( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smith & Jones head to head by Mel Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilt by Tom Sharpe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een gefrustreerde leraar maatschappijleer lijkt zijn vrouw vermoord te hebben en een politieagent hoopt op promotie na het oplossen van dit misdrijf
The lavishly tooled Smith and Jones : instant coffee table book by Griff Rhys Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bean's holiday by Paul Shipton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Bean enters a church raffle and wins a vacation to France as well as a camcorder. Boarding a Eurostar train and arriving in Paris, the French language proves to be a barrier for Bean. Just before catching his train, he asks Russian film director Emil, who is on his way to be a judge at the Cannes Film festival, to record his boarding. Emil is inadvertently left behind. Bean attempts to cheer up the director's son, Stepan, as the train continues south. Matters are made more hectic when Emil reports his son being kidnapped. Bean and Stepan finally hitch a ride with the young and vivacious actress Sabine who is heading to Cannes. After Bean sneaks into the showing, his camcorder images are destined to enliven the proceedings
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.12 for The Prince ... to 1.00 for Twelfth ni ...)

Alternative Names
Mel Smith attore, regista e produttore cinematografico britannico

Mel Smith britischer Komiker, Regisseur und Schauspieler

Mel Smith Brits filmacteur

Mel Smith English comedian, writer, film director, producer and actor

Smith, Mel.

Smith, Melvyn Kenneth 1952-2013

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مل اسمیت کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی


Radioland murdersThe tall guyMorons from outer spaceThe best of not the 9 o'clock newsBrain donorsNot the nine o'clock news