WorldCat Identities

Holloway, Stanley

Works: 387 works in 1,094 publications in 6 languages and 17,203 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Poetry  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Musicals  Romance films  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Lyricist, Speaker, Composer
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stanley Holloway
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

110 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
My fair lady by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

64 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 WorldCat member 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
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

45 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play is about an idyllic romance, full of happy love and an optimistic philosophy of simple goodness.--
Noel Coward's Brief encounter( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Macbeth and Banquo encounter three prophesying witches on their journey home from battle. Macbeth's ambitions are kindled by the witches' prediction that he will someday be king. In an effort to hasten the prophecy, he and Lady Macbeth plot the murders of those in the way. Under the strain of the heinous crimes, Lady Macbeth dies and Macbeth edges toward insanity. In the tragic climax, Macbeth is killed in a duel and Malcolm becomes king
In harm's way( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bombing of Pearl Harbor and the attack on the naval base is interwoven into layers of personal and behind-the scenes stories of the individuals involved
Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

54 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A housewife and a doctor, each contentedly married, meet first by chance, then deliberately as the attraction between them grows, until their guilt forces them to abort the relationship
My fair lady original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
Wiv a little bit o'luck; the life story of Stanley Holloway, as told to Dick Richards by Stanley Holloway( Book )

10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating medley of light-hearted memories, peppered with stories and sidelights of many of the world's greatest entertainers._
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( Visual )

52 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member 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
The Stanley Holloway monologues by Michael Marshall( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Recording )

20 editions published between 1955 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a recording of Chaucer's work, which begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale, "Shall have a supper at our aller cost/ When that we come again from Canterbury."
Stanley Holloway, more monologues and songs by Stanley Holloway( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 1954 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll( Recording )

16 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By falling down a rabbit hole and stepping through a mirror, Alice experiences adventures with a variety of nonsensical characters
Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

28 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and German and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man struggles to protect his family from a cruel uncle and a very cruel world
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member 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
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
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Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.14 for In harm's ... to 1.00 for Herman Lev ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
In harm's way
Alternative Names
Holloway, Stanley Augustus 1890-1982

Stanley Holloway acteur britannique

Stanley Holloway angielski aktor filmowy

Stanley Holloway attore britannica

Stanley Holloway britischer Schauspieler

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MacbethIn harm's wayThe Stanley Holloway monologuesThe Canterbury tales