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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Works: 170 works in 749 publications in 8 languages and 17,395 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series  History  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Biographical films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Wendy Hiller
Most widely held works by Wendy Hiller
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

91 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with a scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

113 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

48 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

30 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
David Copperfield by Boz( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 525 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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a group of desparate people who meet by chance at a gloomy, seaside hotel in England. Strong performances by David Niven, Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, and Wendy Hiller in this Oscar-winning film
A taste for death( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark secrets lurk behind the respectable facade of a government minister's household in a complex case of multiple murder
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Recording )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridgement of the classic English novel tracing the story of Jane Eyre from her unhappy childhood as an orphan to her adult life and her eventual happiness
The kingfisher( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiring female companionship and feeling that this is his last chance to live life to the fullest, Sir Cecil Warburton is determined to woo and marry Evelyn, the woman he let get away 50 years ago
Something of value( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
The best of friends( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Friends: In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. (82 min.) Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon. (88 min.)
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's tragic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished actors and directors
Toys in the attic( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinster sisters Carrie and Anne Berniers are used to bailing out their neer-do-well brother, Julian. But when he returns to New Orleans with a pile of cash and a fragile young bride in tow, suspicions are aroused about where the money came from
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
Making love( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Zach, docteur réputé de Los Angeles, et sa femme Claire, productrice de télévision à succès, vivent le parfait bonheur. Jusqu'au jour où débarque dans leur vie Bart, un écrivain branché, qui va réveiller chez Zach des pulsions insoupçonnées."--Site Allociné, consulté le 27 janvier 2016
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A man for all seasons
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Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003

Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003

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