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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Overview
Works: 210 works in 648 publications in 6 languages and 16,449 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television plays  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Wendy Hiller, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Wendy Hiller
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 3,211 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 )
24 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 2,438 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 )
81 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,033 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 Agatha Christie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,477 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 )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,180 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 )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 694 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 595 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
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 421 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
The elephant man by David Lynch ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of John Merrick, whose deformities made him a kind of living curio in Victorian England
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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 351 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
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 309 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 )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 225 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
Richard II by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
A taste for death ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate when the 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
The best of friends ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 166 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.)
Something of value ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 161 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 )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Now in her twenties, Anne returns home for the first time since Marilla's death. Gilbert is offered a position in New York and convinces Anne to go with him. Big city life isn't what they expected. After her script is stolen, they travel from New York to the war effort in Europe and eventually return to Prince Edward Island
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( Visual )
in English and held by 146 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
Two spinster sisters who are living out their lives in the old, rundown family home in New Orleans try to hold onto their younger brother, the only source of excitement in their otherwise dreary lives
 
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Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003
Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003
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