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Theatre Guild

Overview
Works: 325 works in 455 publications in 3 languages and 8,703 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Musicals  Excerpts  Television comedies  Televised plays  Sports television programs  Television adaptations  Live television programs 
Roles: Producer, Performer, pmn, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Theatre guild anthology by Theatre Guild( Book )

4 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumer Godden's The river by Jean Renoir( Visual )

7 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English family lives in Bengal, India, which provides the backdrop for the coming-of-age story of Harriet, the heroine, an adolescent girl who experiences the first pangs of womanhood when she falls in love with a wounded American war hero, loses a beloved family member, and begins to express her deepest feeling in eloquent verse
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The Theatre Guild : the first ten years by Walter Prichard Eaton( Book )

4 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre Guild on the air by Theatre Guild( Book )

3 editions published in 1947 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
From morn to midnight : a play in seven scenes by Georg Kaiser( Book )

5 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knocked for six by his lust for an exotically perfumed woman from Florence, a trusted bank clerk of twenty-five years' standing shoves a stolen fortune in his pocket and runs to her hotel, where his ludicrous advances are rejected. But, he's broken free and there's no turning back. He ditches his family and their bourgeois existence to embark on a roller-coaster odyssey, scouring the city's senseless entertainments in an increasingly disillusioned search for an experience worth buying and a reason for living. "I am a changed man! I have sixty thousand marks and I'm going to decide for myself what is and isn't pointless so to hell with you!"
Mourning becomes Electra( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill, set in a time near the end of the Civil War. Poisoning, infidelity, gunshots and shocking family secrets explode in a haunting climax that will never be forgotten
The stage( )

in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theatre Guild anthology; with an introduction by the Board of directors of the Theatre Guild by Theatre Guild( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He who gets slapped by Victor Sjöström( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slap him once, slap him 100 times, the Big Top crowd roars. The clown known to delighted throngs as HE has made a comedic art of getting batted around. Life has battered him even more. Behind the mask, HE hides the torment of once being a brilliant scientist whose research and wife were stolen by a colleague. And behind the mask, when the time comes, HE realizes his revenge
Theatre Guild magazine( )

in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny barker falls in love with a millworker on the coast of Main. Before the birth of his daughter he is killed while committing a robbery. Years later he returns to earth to attend his daughter's high school graduation and teach her one very important lesson
Stage( )

in English and German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The river( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Rumer Godden, the film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River, around which their daily lives unfold
The history of the Theatre Guild : the first fifteen years, 1919-1934 by Theatre Guild( Book )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allegro : a new musical play by Richard Rodgers( )

1 edition published in 1948 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published between 1935 and 1959 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre Guild quarterly( )

in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's The river( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In postwar India, three adolescent girls develop competing crushes on a young American veteran who lost a leg in combat. As their romances and rivalries deepen, the background of the Indian society, culture and environment influences all their personalities in subtle and symbolic ways
 
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Alternative Names
Theatre Guild, Inc.

Languages
English (124)

Spanish (1)

German (1)