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Bancroft, Anne 1931-2005

Works: 284 works in 1,083 publications in 9 languages and 29,164 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Records and correspondence  Television adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Christmas stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author of screenplay, Singer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anne Bancroft
The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
119 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
The miracle worker by Arthur Penn ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the story about the struggle of a Boston teacher, Annie Sullivan, to communicate with and teach the deaf, blind, and mute child, Helen Keller
The elephant man by David Lynch ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
Jesus of Nazareth by Franco Zeffirelli ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
Antz by Todd Alcott ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas, whose chances with the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. When Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn
84 Charing Cross Road by David Jones ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helene Hanff is a New Yorker who loves books but cannot afford expensive ones. When she sees an ad in the Saturday Review for a London bookstore, she sends them her want list and is soon delighted to receive a package of used books - good readable editions, cheap. She begins a correspondence with the bookseller, Frank Doel. Built on a basis of mutually held taste, knowledge, interests and consideration, the bond between the lonely New Yorker and the reserved Londoner lasts for years without the two people ever meeting each other. Based on a true story and the long running play
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dickens' tale of an apprentice given the chance to become a gentleman is now that of a young Florida artist named Finn, given the chance to become a success in 1990s New York. First, a mysterious convict bullies Finn into saving his life. Next, Finn is summoned to an overgrown Gothic palazzo where Nora Dinsmoor lives in the past, attended by beautiful blonde Estella, who will haunt him through the rest of the story. Last, there is secret benefactor whose munificence allows him to work toward his dream of success, and to win Estella
G.I. Jane by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lieutenant O'Neil is the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the armed forces' most highly skilled combat unit--the elite Navy SEALs. But the already brutal rigors of training camp turn into an unimaginable test of courage and determination once it becomes clear that no one--powerful politicians, top military brass or her male Navy SEAL teammates--wants her to succeed
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
Keeping the faith by Stuart Blumberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men, long-time best friends, reunite with the tomboy who was the best friend of both; but all of them have changed-- greatly
Home for the holidays by Jodie Foster ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Claudia Larson is a divorced single mom who just lost her job and now has to fly home for the traditional family Thanksgiving in Baltimore. From the plane, she calls for reinforcements--and her brother Tommy makes it down from Boston with a little surprise: a handsome friend named Leo. Between dropping the turkey in their sister's lap and a few fist fights on the front lawn, Claudia and Tommy recapture their childhood and Claudia and Leo explore the sweet possibility of romance
Agnes of God by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When, at an isolated convent, the infant of a young nun is found strangled, a court-appointed psychiatrist must decide if the devout but troubled girl is fit to stand trial
Torch song trilogy by Paul Bogart ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A very personal story that is both funny and poignant, Torch Song Trilogy chronicles a New Yorker's search for love, respect and tradition in a world that seems not especially made for him
The turning point by Herbert Ross ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends who started in ballet are reunited after many years; one is now a star ballerina, the other a Midwestern housewife/dance teacher whose daughter is embarking on her own ballet career
Mr. Jones by Mike Figgis ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man who is a manic-depressive on the verge of self-destruction is saved by the love of the concerned therapist assigned to his case
'Night, mother by Tom Moore ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and French and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A taut, emotional study about a mother's attempt to stop her distraught daughter from committing suicide
Demetrius and the gladiators ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sequel to The robe set in Rome after the death of Christ. The mad emperor Caligula is obsessed with obtaining the robe of Christ which has been entrusted to Demetrius, a devout Christian who turns his back on God, enters the arena and becomes the most famous gladiator in Rome
Don't bother to knock by Roy Baker ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful babysitter begins an affair with one of the guests in the hotel where she is a live-in babysitter. But when the child she cares for interrupts their lovemaking, the babysitter becomes a dangerous madwoman
Delgo by Marc F Adler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a forgotten enemy returns, the fate of the world lies with a spirited princess and an unlikely hero. Take an exciting journey to a spectacular realm of magic, fantasy, romance, and adventure
Roman spring of Mrs. Stone ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control
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Alternative Names
Bancroft, Anna Maria Louisa 1931-2005
Bancroft, Anne
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-
Brooks, Anne Bancroft.
Brooks, Anne Bancroft, 1931-2005
Italiane, Anna Maria
Italiano, Anna Maria Louisa.
Italiano, Anna Maria Louisa, 1931-2005
Italiano, Anna Maria Louisa 1931-2005 Frueherer Name
Italiano, Anna Maria Louise.
Italiano, Anne.
Italiano, Anne, 1931-2005
Marno, Anne.
Marno, Anne, 1931-2005
English (462)
Spanish (32)
French (23)
German (16)
Multiple languages (5)
Portuguese (2)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
Italian (1)