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Scott, Martha 1914-2003

Overview
Works: 113 works in 349 publications in 3 languages and 9,648 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television plays, American  Television adaptations  Christian fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Production personnel, Author, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Martha Scott
 
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Most widely held works by Martha Scott
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by William Wyler( Visual )
46 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself, and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
16 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt, Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him
Our town by Sam Wood( Visual )
69 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of life, love and death in a New England town at the turn of the century, from the stage play by Thornton Wilder
Sayonara by Joshua Logan( Visual )
8 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Air Force major on leave in Japan after the Korean War falls in love with a Japanese actress. When they declare their love openly, they find themselves scorned equally by both the Japanese and Americans
The desperate hours ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An escaped convict breaks into a suburban home and takes a family hostage
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )
25 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century
The turning point by Herbert Ross( Visual )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bancroft and MacLaine play old rivals in dance who are reunited when MacLaine's daughter wants to become a professional dancer. As young dancers, they were best friends and fierce rivals. Deedee left the stage for marriage and motherhood, while Emma became a ballet icon. But the women are forced to confront the choices they've made and the resentment they've hidden. Dancing scenes feature Baryshnikov
Broadway theatre archive Lemonade ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two lonely women set up competing lemonade stands along a jammed highway
Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace( Book )
2 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes: 1 looseleaf onesheet, 1 booklet (background history on the story and the film), 1 envelope (held additional promotional material, has handwritten notes about film), 6 color prints of paintings by Ben Stahl inspired by scenes from the film, 1 pressbook (cast and credits listing, articles about the film, story, 18 black and white still photographs, onesheets, marketing ideas)
Charlotte's web by E. B White( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wilbur the pig is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas dinner until his spider friend, Charlotte, decides to help him
First Monday in October ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the first woman is nominated to the Supreme Court, she butts heads with another judge. They soon learn to respect each other, but through a number of comedic encounters
The Howards of Virginia by Frank Lloyd( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic adventure set during the turbulent years of Colonial and Revolutionary America about a conservative bride and her democratic husband who are forced to choose between their love for each other and their political beliefs
The Bob Newhart show ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Newhart stars as Dr. Robert Hartley, a successful Chicago psychologist specializing in group therapy sessions. Bob's patience is often tested by his patients, who are all trying to "find themselves." Even at home with his wife Emily, Bob is surrounded by an assortment of nutty and neurotic neighbors
War of the wildcats ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When there's a lovely lady in the middle, sometimes even ordinary business becomes complicated and dangerous. Dan, a rugged cowboy and Jim, a prosperous oil baron, both fall head-over-heels for Catherine, a pretty school teacher. Vying for her attention, their battle spills over onto the oil fields of Oklahoma. A fierce and emotional battle breaks out on the frontier between supporters of the two men
Cheers for Miss Bishop by Tay Garnett( Visual )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman graduates from a new college and stays on to teach freshman English for over 50 years
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two friends, Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock, set off across the country in their beautiful new Corvette convertible, they never imagined the series of adventures in which they'd find themselves. As they drive from town to town, helping anyone who needs it, they traverse the country along the often dangerous highway known as Route 66
Essential classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben-Hur: Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
Adam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam, the son of John and Reve Walsh, disappears one day while at the mall with his mother. Within hours local police mobilize a massive search for the missing child. But to their surprise the Walshes find that there is no federal agency willing to join in the search. As hopes of finding Adam dim, John Walsh overcomes his deep despair by becoming an advocate for parents of missing children and lobbying in Congress for the Federal Missing Children Act
The odd couple II First Monday in October ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The odd couple II: After years of going their separate ways, Felix and Oscar are together again, en route to the wedding of Oscar's son to Felix's daughter
 
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Alternative Names
Scott, Martha Ellen 1914-2003
Languages
English (225)
French (3)
Spanish (2)
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