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Smith, Mel 1952-2013

Overview
Works: 181 works in 370 publications in 5 languages and 5,641 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author, Performer, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Conceptor, Former owner, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.F36, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Mel Smith
 
Most widely held works by Mel Smith
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, and escapes
Twelfth night, or, What you will ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Twelfth night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Visual )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An all-star ensemble cast brings William Shakespeare's best loved comedy to life. The outlandish tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of the same woman (even though one of them is a girl herself masquerading as a boy who has fallen in love with the duke.)
Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 408 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 seĢance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn
Bean by Mel Smith( Visual )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean is sent on a mission to California to escort the world famous painting of "Whistler's Mother" to its new home in the Grierson Gallery. What the gallery owner, one of the richest men in America, and his curator David Langley believe, is that Mr. Bean is Dr. Bean, a renowned art expert. In fact he is just a sleepy-headed, wildly eccentric museum guard. He is also the clumsiest, craziest, wackiest, wildest, most bizarre character they have ever come across, and certainly not someone you would entrust one of the world's most valuable paintings to. But they have
Bean The ultimate disaster Movie by Universal Pictures ; Tiger Aspect Films( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 280 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, in a desperate attempt to get him out of their lives
Radioland murders ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and French and held by 216 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 )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 199 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 )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 167 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 )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 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
Bean the movie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bean: The outrageous Mr. Bean is sent on a mission to escort a famous painting to its new home. Johnny English: When the Crown Jewels are stolen, bumbling Johnny English is the only secret agent in the country who can solve the crime
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An all-star ensemble cast brings William Shakespeare's best-loved comedy to life. The outlandish tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of the same woman (even though one of them is a girl herself masquerading as a boy who has fallen in love with the duke.)
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 71 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the show that set the standard for the anarchic cynicism that defined the alternative comedy of the 80's
Memphis rockabillies, hillbillies & honky tonkers by Hoyt Johnson( )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet lips : a novel by Mel Smith( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brain donors ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 49 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 ( )
7 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
Rape study : a study directed by Mel Smith and Warren Young and undertaken by the Department of Justice and the Institute of Criminology by New Zealand( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Bean, the ultimate collection. the movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 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
 
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Alternative Names
Smith, Mel.
Smith, Melvyn Kenneth 1952-2013
Languages
English (135)
French (7)
Dutch (3)
Multiple languages (2)
German (1)
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