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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Overview
Works: 222 works in 774 publications in 6 languages and 18,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Television mini-series  History  Historical films  Children's films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Wendy Hiller
 
Most widely held works by Wendy Hiller
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

61 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,277 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 )

104 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 2,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel tells the continuing story of Anne Shirley as she makes the transition from a romantic, impetuous orphan to an outspoken, adventurous young woman. After taking a position to teach in an exclusive private school, Anne still has a knack for finding trouble and adventure. Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novels
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,582 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
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,564 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 millionaire before the local police arrive
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 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 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 524 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 )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and German and held by 485 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
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
A taste for death( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate when a government minister receives threatening letters. The Minister's own household is a challenge. His exquisite wife makes no secret of her adulterous affair with a fashionable surgeon. His only daughter, deeply involved in left-wing politics, has rejected her Conservative father. He is even resented by his own, strong-willed mother, whose favored son was killed in an IRA terrorist ambush. Dalgliesh has barely started on the case when a series of bizarre deaths turn the informal investigation into an urgent assignment
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Recording )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman takes employment at Thornfield, an old house with a moody master and a demented tenant on the third floor
Anne of Green Gables : the collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her; Anne, now a young woman, has become a teacher and dreams of meeting her ideal man; After a series of disappointments, Anne and her husband Gilbert return to Avonlea in search of happiness, but soon face the challenges of war when newly enlisted Gilbert is lost and Anne travels to Europe to find him
The kingfisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 218 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 )

4 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in English and held by 185 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
Anne of Green Gables : the collection : the Emmy Award-Winning production( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 168 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
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
Toys in the attic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 136 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 135 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
 
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A man for all seasons
Alternative Names
Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003

Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003

Vendi Hiler

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Wendy Hiller English film and stage actress

Wendy Hillerová anglická herečka

Γουέντι Χίλερ

Венди Хилер

Венді Гілер

Хиллер, Уэнди

ונדי הילר

وندی هیلر بازیگر بریتانیایی

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웬디 힐러 영국의 여자 배우

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PygmalionAnne of Green GablesBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraAll passion spentSomething of value