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York, Susannah

Works: 319 works in 810 publications in 7 languages and 17,645 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Detective and mystery television programs  Legal stories  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Artist, Conceptor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Susannah York
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Birthed by a local woman but raised by the village squire, Tom Jones grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
Superman by Richard Donner ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter
Superman II by Richard Lester ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villains whose powers rival Superman's own
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The harshly treated orphan girl, Jane Eyre, becomes a governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion and falls in love
Jean Genet's The maids ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
Tunes of glory ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and German and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
Devices and desires ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
Rage of angels by Sidney Sheldon ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a brilliant and beautiful young woman lawyer who survives shattering career setbacks to become one of the most successful defense attorneys in America
We'll meet again ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched
St. Patrick the Irish legend ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Irish hero, St. Patrick, whose belief that good conquers evil would liberate Ireland and alter the course of history
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The turn of the screw by Henry James ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young governess whose awareness of "visitations" by dead members of the household leads to a tragic climax
Alice Walker and the color purple ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A masterfully filmed interview in which the author's comments and recitations are juxtaposed with dramatic interpretations of her novel and clips from the film adaptation. Director Steven Spielberg is also interviewed
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's passionate story of doomed love. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
The loves of Shakespeare's women by Susannah York ( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From the well-known actress Susannah York comes this anthology of Shakespeare's multifarious female characters - each speaking her mind about the different aspects of love. There are famous speeches by Juliet and Portia, but also less familiar ones from Viola, Hermia, Isabella and Cressida."--Jacket
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Alternative Names
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande, 1939-2011
York, Susan 1939-2011
English (242)
French (11)
Spanish (11)
German (10)
Italian (1)
Arabic (1)
Greek, Modern (1)