WorldCat Identities

Davis, Desmond 1926-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 438 publications in 4 languages and 6,129 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  History  Television programs  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager , Other, fmd, Performer, Cinematographer , Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Desmond Davis
Clash of the Titans by Desmond Davis( Visual )

58 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

106 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruel Angelo is left in charge of Vienna when the Duke pretends to leave town. Angelo revives an old law against fornication and sentences Claudio to death for seducing Juliet, Claudio's betrothed. Claudio's sister, Isabella, pleads for his life and Angelo offers to spare him in exchange for her virginity. Angelo's corruption and severity are punished when the Duke reveals that he has witnessed it all
Arms and the man by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
The Agatha Christie hour by John Nettles( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
Camille( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her"--Www.imdb.com
Girl with green eyes by John Escott( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate and Baba move to the big city in search of fun, excitement, and men, but then Kate falls for an older, educated man and finds herself escaping into a world she's always dreamed of
The grammar of television production by Desmond Davis( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition collective regroupant : Boshoff, Willem, 1951-; Campos-Pons, Maria Magdalena, 1959-; Dono, Heri, 1960-; Fusco, Coco, 1960-; Haifeng, Ni; 1964-; Hall, Fiona, 1953-; Hefuna, Susan, 1962-; Julien, Isaac, 1960-; Koraïchi, Mahmoud Rachid; 1947-; Lum, Ken, 1956-; Malani, Nalini, 1946-; Mattern, Yvette, 1963-; Phokela, Johannes, 1966-; Piper, Keith, 1960-; Sala, Anri, 1974-; Shonibare, Yinka, 1962-; Sundaram, Vivan, 1943-; Tabatabai, Nasrin, 1961-; Terfloth, Beate, 1958-; Uranga, Carmela, 1968-; Wilson, Fred, 1954-; Yong, Shi, 1963-
Theatre for young people by Desmond Davis( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grammar of television production by Desmond Davis( Book )

13 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grammar of television production by Desmond Davis( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who lived at the Ritz( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris 1940. The famous Ritz Hotel is the backdrop for American artist Philip Weber, who becomes trapped in the crossfire of World War II
Smashing time( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carnaby Street will never be the same after Rita and Lynn embark on a 'mod' adventure to fulfill their dreams of excitement and success. In the beginning, they stick together and get by working as cocktail hostesses and dish washers. However, their luck changes in no time and they part ways while swinging into fame, Redgrave as a recording star and Tushingham as 'the face of the 1970's.' It is not until they meet again that they realize that even smashing times must come to an end!"--Container
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's the sign of four( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing will stop the relentless and always elegant detective in his search for the truth. Sherlock Holmes races to decode the mysterious 'Sign of Four' before the killer can trap him
Le choc des titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in French and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus is the mortal son of Zeus, who sets out to fulfill his destiny by rescuing beloved Andromeda from the wrath the goddess Thetis. Perils await Perseus time and again. In order to fufill his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa, and answering riddles
Die Bildgestaltung beim Fernsehen : ein Lehrbuch by Desmond Davis( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new avengers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Avengers are back! Join Patrick Macnee in this update of the original series
Ordeal by innocence by Agatha Christie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2019 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a two-year expedition into Antarctica, Dr. Arthur Calgary travels back to England to return his friend Jack Argyle's address book, which Jack had left in Arthur's car before his departure. Jack, however, is dead, executed after being framed for murder. Calgary has proof of his innocence; he was with Jack at the time of the murder. But why then does no one wish to reopen the case?
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The sign of four( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the disappearance of a woman's father. She shows them a number of clues: a box of pearls, a newspaper advertisement, a map of an Indian fortress and a note telling her to keep an appointment that evening, when she will learn something to her advantage
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about a corrupt deputy governor who demands that a sister should sacrifice her virtue in exchange for her mother's life
The Shakespeare collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Clash of the Titans
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The grammar of television production
Alternative Names
Davies, Desmond 1926-

Davis, Des 1926-

Desmond Davis Brits filmregisseur

Desmond Davis regista britannico

Десмонд Дэвис

دزموند دیویس

德斯蒙德·戴維斯

Languages
English (249)

German (7)

French (7)

Italian (1)