Most widely held works about Stanley Holloway
Most widely held works by Stanley Holloway
My fair lady by George Cukor ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,186 libraries worldwide
A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady.
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe ( Recording )
44 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,621 libraries worldwide
The story of how a british diction teacher takes a young cockney flower seller and turns her into a lady by changing her speech.
My fair lady ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady.
Noel Coward's Brief encounter ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever.
As you like it by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1900 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 964 libraries worldwide
The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness.
The Lavender Hill mob ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece.
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 604 libraries worldwide
The dramatized events and legends of the history of Scotland in the eleventh century.
The private life of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband.
Passport to Pimlico ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state, but soon find that their action has consequences.
The Stanley Holloway monologues ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Stanley Holloway, more monologues and songs ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The Canterbury tales the pardoner's tale [and] The miller's tale by Geoffrey Chaucer ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Wiv a little bit o'luck; the life story of Stanley Holloway, as told to Dick Richards by Stanley Holloway ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1954 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1958 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 213 libraries worldwide
A young girl follows a white rabbit down a rabbit hole.
Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Young Nicholas is an apprentice at a school for boys, and he and a student run away to a series of exciting adventures.
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder!
The Titfield thunderbolt ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
When the local railway is replaced with busses by the government, the citizens of Titfield decide to keep it running themselves. The owners of the new bus system try to sabotage their precious railway.
Hamlet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
Through the looking-glass by Lewis Carroll ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Alice climbs through the mirror in her room to find a strange world where curious adventures await her.
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Holloway, Stanley Augustus 1890-1982
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