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Worth, Irene

Overview
Works: 143 works in 435 publications in 3 languages and 7,396 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Historical television programs  Television plays  History  Televised plays  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Recipient, Speaker, Donor
Classifications: PR2819, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irene Worth
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
Flannery O'Connor's The Displaced Person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

21 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, this is the story of two brothers sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death. Also living with her is their Aunt Bella, a somewhat backward 36 year-old who escapes to the movies whenever she can. But when Uncle Louie, a small-time gangster, arrives, everyone gets a surprising second chance at happiness
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Recording )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an Eskimo girl who lives with wolves
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

46 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Scofield plays King Lear, an aging monarch whose decision to split his kingdom between his three daughters bears tragic consequences
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Recording )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents readings of the fourteen comical cat poems written by T.S. Eliot
The Odyssey of Homer by Yuri Rasovsky( )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seems quite natural, given the original intent of The Odyssey as a story to be listened to and savored, to present this epic to the modern audience in a medium that most adheres to its aural-oral nature and the immediacy of its telling. Divided into eight one-hour segments of dramatization, each segment is followed by commentary on a particular aspect of the segment by a noted expert
The Shell seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled British widow searches for a meaning to her life. 63-year-old Penelope Keeling, daughter of an artist, lives alone and fairly comfortably in England's Cotswold countryside. But at the outset of the film, Penelope suffers a heart attack. That brush with death moves her to reflect on her often embattled relationships with her three adult children, whose own quests for happiness have not been especially fulfilling. Confused and insecure, Penelope embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery, frequently reflecting back on the memorable years that shaped her character during World War II
Irene Worth actress( Visual )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Irene Worth, interviewed by Margaret Croyden, recites a Shakespeare sonnet, a scene from the Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot, and a scene from The Way of the World by Congreve
Poems [read by Irene Worth]( Visual )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene Worth reads poems by Dame Edith Sitwell. This is an abbreviated version of a tribute to Sitwell and T.S. Eliot given by Worth and Sir John Gielgud at the 92nd Street YMHA in New York City
The Theatre of social problems Henrik Ibsen--Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an abridged version of Ibsen's play, Hedda Gabler, the story of a woman's tormented search for self-fulfillment in a world dominated by men
Joseph Papp presents Irene Worth in Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Recording )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lively presentation of Samuel Beckett's two-act play entitled Happy days
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playwright with writer's block is desperate for a new hit play, and just may steal it from his gifted student
Anna Karenina (excerpt) by Leo Tolstoy( Recording )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The excerpt describes the problems of the relationship between Anna and Vronsky that lead to Anna's suicide
Madame Bovary a portrait of Emma Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Recording )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sketches Flaubert's fictional character, Emma Bovary, through the story of her rebellion against French provincial life in the nineteenth century
The old chevalier from Seven gothic tales by Isak Dinesen( Recording )

6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this dreamlike tale set in Paris in the 1870s, a jaded young man meets an innocent but drunken young woman with "radiant eyes like stars" in a deserted park on a rainy evening. What happens between them that night will haunt him for the rest of his life
William Butler Yeats the heart of Ireland( Visual )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guest star Irene Worth, as an owner of an old Irish inn, regales The First Poetry Quartet with stories about the great Irish poet and the countryside he adored
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long considered one of Wharton's greatest works, this classic novel is a sharply-etched portrait of the simple inhabitants of a 19th-century New England village. Written with stark simplicity, "Ethan Frome" centers on the power of local convention to smother the growth of the individual
 
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Julie of the wolves
Alternative Names
Irene Worth actrice américaine

Irene Worth Amerikaans acteur

Irene Worth Amerikaans actrice

Irene Worth amerikansk skådespelare

Irene Worth amerikansk skodespelar

Irene Worth amerikansk skuespiller

Irene Worth attrice statunitense

Irene Worth US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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آیرین ورت بازیگر آمریکایی

Languages
English (250)

Italian (3)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Old Possum's book of practical catsThe Odyssey of HomerEthan Frome