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Bloom, Claire 1931-

Works: 574 works in 2,398 publications in 12 languages and 53,996 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Biographical films  History  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Television plays  Comedy films  Epic films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Author, Director, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Claire Bloom
The King's Speech by Tom Hooper( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 3,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The King's Speech" presents a sideways glance at a crucial period in 20th-century history--as the monumentally awkward Prince Albert, or Bertie, becomes King George VI unexpectedly in 1936 when his older brother Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorcée Wallis Simpson. In imperial Britain between the wars, that was problem enough, but Bertie suffered from a chronic stammer that made his public appearances painful for everyone. In an age of radio, the monarch has become a symbol, which means that the King speaks to his people--regularly. Bertie and his wife, the high-spirited Princess Elizabeth find their way to an Australian-born speech therapist and amateur actor named Lionel Logue. Logue isn't a doctor, has no academic credentials, and is viewed by proper authorities as a charlatan. Oddly enough, each of these men is a desperate misfit badly in need of a new friend and a bit more self-esteem. A real friend, it seems, was exactly the medicine the future king required
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

75 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perseus goes on a quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda
Antigone by Sophocles( Visual )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

37 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play about a woman who throws off her subordinate role in order to find a new life for herself
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

124 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
The haunted mansion by Robert Wise( Visual )

41 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, this psychological thiller tells the story of four people who come to the house to study its supernatural phenomena
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

46 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving together several different stories, Woody Allen's film is about people's lives, loves, perceptions and ideals. It takes a bold look at some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature, and does it with a warm and generous perspective
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

62 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of two lovers
The life & death of King John by William Shakespeare( Visual )

37 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here Shakespeare rewrites an anonymous dramatic treatment of the subject, the only time he uses such a source instead of the chronicles themselves. He changes the characters to show the king's wickedness and weakness, and raises Faulconbridge, the bastard, from swaggerer to champion of England
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by Rodney Bennett( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death
Cymbeline by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Cymbeline's evil second queen forces the king to banish his daughter Imogen's husband, Posthumus. While the queen tries to force Imogen to marry her own son, Posthumus flees to Rome. There he is tricked into believing Imogen has been unfaithful. Imogen disguises herself as a boy and flees the court
Alexander the Great by Oliver Stone( Visual )

63 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alexander the Great, Greek hero and world-conqueror
The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eight by William Shakespeare( Visual )

40 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play, which tells of the intrigues during the first part of Henry's reign, his divorce from Katharine of Aragon, and marriage to Anne Bullen, who gives birth to a baby girl, Elizabeth
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spans three decades from the early twenties to World War II in Charles Ryder's relationship with the wild and eccentric Sebastian Flyte and the aristocratic Marchmain family
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis, the brilliant scholar, has his comfortable life rudely interrupted when he meets Joy. Lewis's great love for Joy causes him to be devastated when she dies and threatens his Christian beliefs
What the deaf man heard by Hallmark Hall of Fame( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Polish and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a supposed deaf-mute overhears a scheme that could hurt the people he loves, he enlists the help of an unlikely ally -- the local trash hauler
King Lear by Laurence Olivier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth. An immortal tale of lust, murder, treachery and the ruthless pursuit of power
Shakespeare's women & Claire Bloom( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a look at many of the female characters in Shakespeare's plays as portrayed and described by Claire Bloom, including soliloquies by Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Imogen, Emilia, Volumnia, Ophelia, and others
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AntigoneLimelightThe haunted mansionRomeo and JulietAlexander the GreatBrideshead revisitedShadowlandsWhat the deaf man heard