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Williams, Emlyn 1905-1987

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Most widely held works by Emlyn Williams
Beyond belief; a chronicle of murder and its detection by Emlyn Williams( Book )

35 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a series of sadistic murders of young people which shocked Britain a few years ago
The corn is green; a comedy in three acts by Emlyn Williams( Book )

46 editions published between 1938 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Moffat, a spinster who has started a school for boys in a Welsh mining town, determines to everything possible for Morgan Evans, a boy she believes shows great promise, but just when Morgan is on the verge of applying for Oxford, he becomes distracted by a flashy woman, and Miss Moffat realizes her interest in the young man has become too absorbing
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

39 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Night must fall : a play in three acts by Emlyn Williams( Book )

38 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
Headlong by Emlyn Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1986 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder has been arranged by Emlyn Williams( Book )

17 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock : 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 39 steps: Character Richard Hanney stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
The collected plays by Emlyn Williams( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone waiting : a play in three acts by Emlyn Williams( Book )

35 editions published between 1954 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of young Solness, an architect, his aspirations, and his fear of the younger generation. Solness, born with "great and generous instincts" becomes imprisoned in the hard shell of his own selfishness and his jealous fear lest his success and position slip from him
David Copperfield by Simon Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as an orphan to manhood in Victorian England
The wreck of the Mary Deare by Michael Anderson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freighter Mary Deare is adrift in stormy seas. All have abandoned ship except for one man-- exhausted first officer Gideon Patch who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman, but Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances
Ivanhoe by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vivid adaptation of Sir Walter Scott's classic tale set in England in the Middle Ages. The story follows one brave knight's attempt to restore Richard The Lion-Hearted to the throne stolen by his evil brother, Prince John. The action is full scale and vigorous, boasting some of the most spectacular fighting sequences ever filmed with authentic jousting scenes
A month in the country : a comedy in five acts by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

15 editions published between 1943 and 1985 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological comedy and social satire set in mid-nineteenth-century Russia
The wind of heaven : a play in six scenes by Emlyn Williams( Book )

18 editions published between 1945 and 1987 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trespass : a ghost story in six scenes by Emlyn Williams( Book )

15 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Book )

6 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halvard Solness, a middle-aged architect whose ruthlessness in his business makes him a hardened individual, is reaching for love while clinging to a career that is on the verge of collapse. Affected by his ambitions are his wife and his colleagues, until a young woman shows up asking for a promised kingdom
Readings from Dickens by Charles Dickens( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sir Walter Scott's IvanhoeIvanhoe
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French (13)

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Sir Walter Scott's IvanhoeBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraA murder has been arrangedThe wreck of the Mary DeareIvanhoeA month in the country : a comedy in five actsEmlyn Williams : a life