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Johnson, Celia 1908-1982

Works: 141 works in 616 publications in 2 languages and 10,550 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Television comedies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Costume designer, Illustrator
Classifications: PR4034, 822.33
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Most widely held works about Celia Johnson
Most widely held works by Celia Johnson
Noel Coward's Brief encounter by David Lean( Visual )

133 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,853 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
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

36 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,621 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 )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chichanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
In which we serve by Noel Coward( Visual )

36 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 558 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 )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 514 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 by Anthony Kimmins( Visual )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British captain of a steamer sailing between Gibralter and Tangier has a wife in each port, one to suit each of his personalities. All is plain sailing until it is the women's turn to explore another side of their personalities
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
Victor Hugo's Les miserables( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 338 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 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play of young Solness, an architect, his aspirations, and his fear of the younger generation. Solness, born with "great and generous instincts" becomes imprisoned in the hard shell of his own selfishness and his jealous fear lest his success and position slip from him
Staying on by Desert Pictures( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 242 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
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Recording )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 204 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 by Caedmon( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello : the moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This happy breed by David Lean( Visual )

39 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 167 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
The garden party ; Bliss by Katherine Mansfield( Recording )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1974 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward's This happy breed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars
Mrs. Dalloway : To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf( Recording )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Mrs. Dalloway and Peter Walsh from Mrs. Dalloway ; and Time passes from To the lighthouse
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Alternative Names
Celia Johnson actrice britannique

Celia Johnson attrice britannica

Celia Johnson britische Schauspielerin

Celia Johnson britisk skodespelar

Celia Johnson britisk skuespiller

Celia Johnson Brits actrice (1908-1982)

Celia Johnson brittisk skådespelare

Celia Johnson brytyjska aktorka filmowa i telewizyjna

Celia Johnson English actress


Silija Džonson

Джонсон, Селия

Селія Джонсон

Силија Џонсон

سلیا جانسون بازیگر بریتانیایی

셀리아 존슨 잉글랜드의 여자 배우


English (378)

Spanish (23)

The Caedmon short story collectionHamlet