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Johnson, Celia 1908-1982

Overview
Works: 136 works in 510 publications in 4 languages and 10,823 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays  Love stories  Film and video adaptations  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Singer, Illustrator
Classifications: PR5818, 823.7
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Most widely held works by Celia Johnson
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Noel Coward's Brief encounter ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1920's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude
Brief encounter by David Lean ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
In which we serve by Noel Coward ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The survivors of the sinking of HMS Torrin, a British destroyer, remember the ship's war-time career. Based on HMS Kelly and her captain, Lord Louis Mountbatten
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello, a noble Moor, has a lieutenant, Iago, who is insanely jealous of Othello's success and higher rank. At every turn Iago plots to exploit Othello, undermine his trust in his wife, and deceive him into an all-consuming jealousy. Iago's successful conniving results in Othello smothering his wife. The treachery is revealed only after the murder. Othello wounds Iago in a vengeful fight, then kills himself
The captain's paradise ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Henry St. James, captain of an international ferry boat who has discovered the secret to the perfect double life: in Gibraltar he has a British housewife, while in Tangier his second wife is a hotblooded Spanish vixen. When the Captain becomes careless with anniversary gifts, he must see if he can not only outwit two betrayed wives, but survive a very serious firing squad
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
Victor Hugo's Les miserables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Staying on ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired Indian army colonel Tusker Smalley and his wife, Lucy, made the decision to stay on in India after the British withdrew in 1947. They have since resided peacefully in a bungalow annex of the run-down Smith Hotel. But their peace is about to be disturbed by the hotel owner whose plans for the hotel - and thier bungalow - will permanently change one corner of India that has remained forever England
100 poems to lift your spirits by Celia Johnson ( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No matter what the occasion, this collection of poems is the perfect gift to cheer up a friend or family member. Here, in this compact volume, are 100 poems written by the world's greatest poets, some inspiring, some hilarious, and all memorable. Each delightful poem is preceded by an illuminating headnote. Among the poems included are classics, such as Schiller's "Ode to Joy," Wordsworth's "My Heart Leaps Up," Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life," and Dickinson's "'Hope is the Thing with Feathers." This collection includes many more captivating works that take as their exhilarating theme the limitless possibilities of human existence. Whether it's through inspired nonsense or insightful commentary, these poems will leave readers feeling happier and enriched for having read them
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In early nineteenth century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
The Caedmon short story collection ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello the moor of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Version recorded edited by G. B. Harrison
100 great poems for girls ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the spirit of the Dangerous Book for Girls, here are 100 essential poems for girls of all ages"--Provided by publisher
This happy breed by David Lean ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
BBC Radio presents Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud's greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing
The tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragedy written 1604 concerns characters Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice; Cassio, his chief lieutenant; Iago, his ensign; Othello's bride, Desdemona and Emilia, Iago's wife (and Desdemona's servant)
 
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Alternative Names
CELIA OBE DAME JOHNSON
Languages
English (301)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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