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Redgrave, Michael

Works: 511 works in 1,986 publications in 9 languages and 26,112 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  History  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Biography  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Editor, Costume designer, Contributor, Other, Author of introduction, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Michael Redgrave
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

288 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

87 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two wealthy and eligible bachelors pose as someone else to win the hands of their marriage prospects
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

38 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
The actor's ways and means by Michael Redgrave( Book )

23 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Prospero and Miranda after they are set adrift and wind up on an enchanted island.--
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson( Visual )

73 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rebellious youth, sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbing a bakery, rises through the ranks of the institution through his prowess as a long distance runner. During his solitary runs, reveries of his life and times before his incarceration lead him to re-evaluate his priviledged status as the Governor's prize runner
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 627 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
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
Heidi by Johanna Spyri( Visual )

25 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and German and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and banished to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Chips is a shy and proper classics professor who teaches at an English all-boys school. He falls in love with a London dance-hall girl and decides to marry her. The couple makes Brookfield Academy for Boys its home and brightens the school with their unlikely union
The complete Mr. Arkadin a.k.a confidential report( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American smuggler Guy van Strattan decides to investigate the mysterious Mr. Arkadin after hearing about the wealthy man from a prison cellmate, but Arkadin claims amnesia about his own life, sending van Strattan off to investigate Arkadin's past. Three different versions are presented in this collection since Orson Welles never completed a final cut of Mr. Arkadin, several edits of the film exist, in different languages, with different sequences, actors, narrative structures, and even titles. The Corinth version was unearthed by filmaker Peter Bogdanovich in the early 1960s, based on statements made by Welles and editor Renzo Lucidi, the Corinth version is thought to be the latest version to have been under Welles's control. The Confidential report version is believed to be the cut finished by producer Louis Dolivet after he barred Welles from the editing room. The comprehensive version is a new version of the film representing a "best guess" approach following Welles's later statements, style, and continuity clues and includes as much existing footage as possible
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney flower girl is transformed into a charming woman of the world by a professor of phonetics
The Aspern papers. The spoils of Poynton by Michael Redgrave( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1961 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Strangest voyage by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses illustrations by Gustave Doré, John Constable, William Hogarth, and Edward Hicks as a backdrop for a biography of the English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge and a reading of his poem Rime of the ancient mariner. With narration by Sir Michael Redgrave
Heidi by Delbert Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Swiss orphan must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A film of the highly acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of Anton Chekhov's play 'Uncle Vanya' directed by Laurence Olivier. Chekhov's portrayal of the frustrations and disillusions of advancing age and the numbing boredom of provincial life in 1890's Russia, is here effortlessly performed by probably the most talented and prestigious cast ever assembled for this work. An outstanding production of significant historical importance"--Container
The Quiet American by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the Indochinese war, 1946-1954. A story that led to the events of the United States military involvement in Vietnam. A love triangle between a British journalist, his mistress and a young American evolves into a much greater mystery that eventually leads to murder and deception
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Recording )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of young Solness, an architect, his aspirations, and his fear of the younger generation. Solness, born with "great and generous instincts" becomes imprisoned in the hard shell of his own selfishness and his jealous fear lest his success and position slip from him
In my mind's eye : an autobiography by Michael Redgrave( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografie van de Engelse toneelspeler (geb. 1908)
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The lady vanishes
Alternative Names
Michael Redgrave acteur britannique

Michael Redgrave attore britannico

Michael Redgrave britischer Schauspieler

Michael Redgrave britisk skodespelar

Michael Redgrave britisk skuespiller

Michael Redgrave Brits acteur (1908-1985)

Michael Redgrave brittisk skådespelare

Michel Scudamore Redgrave

Redgrave, M.

Redgrave, M. (Michael)

Redgrave, M. (Michael), Sir

Redgrave, M. Sir

Redgrave, Michael 1908-1985

Redgrave, Michael 1908-1985 Sir

Redgrave, Michael Scudamore

Redgrave, Michael, Sir, 1908-1985

Redgrejv, Majkl.

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Майкл Редгрейв

Майкл Редгрейв британский актёр

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מייקל רדגרייב

مايكل ريدغريف

مایکل ردگریو بازیگر بریتانیایی

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The actor's ways and meansThe TempestThe loneliness of the long distance runnerHenry the FourthGoodbye, Mr. ChipsPygmalionThe Aspern papers. The spoils of Poynton