WorldCat Identities

York, Susannah

Works: 358 works in 1,099 publications in 8 languages and 19,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Superhero films  Christmas films  Action and adventure films  Historical films  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Conceptor, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susannah York
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,153 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 )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,836 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. George C. Scott stars as Scrooge in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

70 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lusty adventures of a handsome and good-natured young man seeking his fortune and his true parentage in 18th century England
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planet Krypton is doomed and Jor-El sends his infant son to refuge on a distant planet where he develops superhuman powers that he must hide from the mortals around him
Superman II by Richard Lester( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 985 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
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunting madness and desperation of Depression-era marathon dance contest participants. Brought together by chance, Gloria and Robert test the limits of their friendship and physical endurance, encouraged by the manipulative contest promoter
Jean Genet's The maids by Jean Genet( Visual )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 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
Jane Eyre( Visual )

39 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Eyre is the orphan girl who secures a position as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester, lord of an English manor house call Thornfield, whose halls hide a dark and sinister secret
Devices and desires by P. D James( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 458 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 406 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
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peace( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superman IV: Archvillain Lex Luthor, determined to make the world safe for nuclear arms merchants, creates a new being to challenge the Man of Steel, the radiation-charged Nuclear Man. The two super-powered foes clash and Superman saves the Statue of Liberty, repulses a volcanic eruption of Mount Etna, rebuilds the demolished Great Wall of China and performs many more spectacular feats
St. Patrick : the Irish legend( Visual )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 268 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 )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer"--IMDb
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 235 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
Rage of angels by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 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
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 217 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
Robert Altman's images by Robert Altman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathryn is suffering from schizophrenia and is haunted by hallucinations of apparitions. Her husband has his mind on other things, while her mental state is deteriorating. She is unable to define whether the people around her, like visitors to their house, are real or imaginary
Alice Walker and the color purple( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This masterfully filmed interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author juxtaposes her comments and literary recitations with dramatic interpretations from Steven Spielberg's film. Walker reveals the characters as actual people from her childhood. Describing the work as honoring the dignity of all people, especially black women, Walker offers the novel as an example of the power of art as a weapon against racism and sexism. The importance of interpreting literary tradition in the context of history and culture is examined. Director Steven Spielberg is also interviewed."--Description provided by Films Media Group
The silent partner by Elliott Gould( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After getting wind of master criminal Harry Reikle's plan to rob his bank, Miles Cullen squirrels away $50,000 in a safety deposit box. The scheme works, until Reikle learns of the discrepancy and comes looking for Cullen
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A man for all seasons
SupermanSuperman IIThey shoot horses don't they?Jane EyreTunes of glory4 film favorites Superman ; Superman the movie ; Superman II ; Superman III ; Superman IV: the quest for peaceThe killing of Sister GeorgeThe silent partner
Alternative Names
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande

Fletcher, Susannah Yolande 1939-2011

Susannah York actrice britannique

Susannah York aktorka brytyjska

Susannah York attrice britannica

Susannah York britische Filmschauspielerin und Autorin

Susannah York Brits actrice

York, Susan 1939-2011

York, Susannah

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