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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Works: 208 works in 688 publications in 6 languages and 17,079 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Biographical films  Children's films  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies 
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 )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,224 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

87 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,104 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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Anne of Green Gables the sequel by Kevin Sullivan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,228 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. Suggested audience: primary, intermediate, secondary
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king"--Container
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,181 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
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

30 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 711 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 and realizes that some things are more important than money
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 581 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 )

34 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 463 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 Digiview Productions( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 444 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. David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he grows into a respected young man and finds the love he never had as a child
A taste for death( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 393 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 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bront( Recording )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 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
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard II, defying tradition and laws of succession, disinherits Bolingbroke and uses that money to finance a military adventure in Ireland. This play tells of a rebellion against the corrupt king
The kingfisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 227 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 171 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 162 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.)
Anne of Green Gables the collection : the Emmy Award-Winning production( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Prince Edward Island, an elderly bachelor and his spinster sister Marilla adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003

Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003

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