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York, Susannah

Works: 306 works in 676 publications in 6 languages and 12,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Superhero films  Action and adventure films  Psychological fiction  Diary fiction  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Artist, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susannah York
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who 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!
A Christmas carol( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, miserable, greedy old Scrooge can't tolerate the revelry of Christmas, much less comprehend its meaning. But visits from his former business partner's ghost and three cautionary specters from the past, present and future force the man to soul-search
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 905 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 by Richard Donner( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 892 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
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 555 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
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 553 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
Tunes of glory by Ronald Neame( Visual )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jock Sinclair is a whisky-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 474 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
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an infant, Superman is sent to Earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
We'll meet again( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 289 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 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
Rage of angels by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 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 killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 252 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
Alice Walker and the color purple( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 246 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 Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 227 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 )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 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
The silent partner by Elliott Gould( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 170 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
Franklyn by Gerald McMorrow( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preest is a masked vigilante detective who is searching for his nemesis on the streets of Meanwhile City, a monolithic metropolis ruthlessly governed by faith and religious fervor. Esser is a broken man who is searching for his wayward son amongst the rough streets of London's homeless. Milo is a heartbroken thirty-something desperately trying to find a way back to the purity of first love. Emilia is a beautiful art student whose suicidal art projects are becoming increasingly more complex and deadly. Four souls bound by fate, romance and tragedy, colliding in these two parallel worlds. A single bullet will alter the course of their lives forever
The loves of Shakespeare's women by Susannah York( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 167 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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They shoot horses don't they?
Alternative Names
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande

Fletcher, Susannah Yolande 1939-2011

York, Susan 1939-2011

York, Susannah

SupermanTunes of glorySupermanWe'll meet againThe killing of Sister GeorgeThe silent partnerThe loves of Shakespeare's women