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Evans, Edith 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 175 works in 581 publications in 7 languages and 12,611 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Romantic comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Picaresque films  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighbouring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

50 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Oscar Wilde's best-known comedy which uses humor to celebrate the triumph of life over adversity in Victorian society
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But when the truth comes out, Torvald reveals himself for what he really is, and then desperately tries to patch things up and resume his role. But everything has changed. Shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem, Nora can pretend no longer, and leaves to be free. Torvald is left wondering how he had ever been such a fool to think she would be with him forever
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Scrooge by Charles Dickens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Christmas becomes a musical celebration of life in this rousing adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved family classic
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare play in which two lovers are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

29 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rage! His eyes blaze with it and his body seethes with it. Jimmy Porter is a man consumed by anger, and ever moment he spends in the rank, suffocating squalor of the English factory town that entraps him, propels him closer and closer towards self-annihilation. But Jimmy's savage cruelty is not limited to himself. He also hurts the ones he loves - again and again. And this time, he's about to commit an act so brutal, so destructive, that his wife Alison, her best friend Helena and even Jimmy himself may not be able to survive!"--Container
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia's obsession with romantic novels, Jack has disguised himself as a poor officer named Ensign Beverly -- and he is only one of Lydia's many suitors. The Rivals was Sheridan's first play, and this charming comedy of manners continues to be widely performed today
An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans( )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slipper and the rose : the story of Cinderella by Richard M Sherman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
The rape of Lucrece and other poems by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chalk garden( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a family conflict over possession of an emotionally troubled child which comes to a climax after the hiring of a mysterious Nanny
The madwoman of Chaillot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
Dead of night by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member 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
 
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The nun's story
Alternative Names
Booth, Edith Mary 1888-1976 Dame

Booth, Edith Mary, Dame, 1888-1976

Booth, Edith Mary Evans 1888-1976

Booth, Edith Mary Evans 1888-1976 Dame

Booth, Edith Mary Evans, Dame, 1888-1976

Edith Evans actrice britannique

Edith Evans attrice britannica

Edith Evans britische Schauspielerin

Edith Evans British actress

Edith Evans britisk skodespelar

Edith Evans britisk skuespiller

Edith Evans Brits acteur

Edith Evans Brits actrice

Edith Evans brittisk skådespelare

Evans, Edith 1888-1976 Dame

Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

Evans, Edith Mary 1888-1976

Idit Evans

Едит Еванс

Едіт Еванс

Идит Еванс

Эванс, Эдит

אדית אוונס

إديث إيفانز

إديث إيفانز ممثلة بريطانية

ادیث ایوانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

이디스 에번스

イーディス・エヴァンス

伊蒂絲·埃文斯

Languages
English (326)

German (5)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Russian (1)

Welsh (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
ScroogeRomeo and JulietHenry the FourthThe importance of being EarnestThe school for scandalThe Chalk gardenGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany