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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Overview
Works: 285 works in 1,005 publications in 6 languages and 19,486 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

86 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,247 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
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

56 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,604 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
Pygmalion by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

89 editions published between 1938 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Shirley, now a young woman, has become a teacher and dreams of meeting her ideal man
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV), which spans only the last two years of Richard's life from 1398 to 1400 as the incompetent monarch, defying tradition and laws of succession, disinherits Henry Bolingbroke and uses that money to finance a military adventure in Ireland until he is deposed by Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Daltrey, lead singer of the band "The Who," stars in Shakespeare's shortest play, a farce about two pairs of twins involved in an elaborate series of mistaken identities, word for words as written by William Shakespeare
Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion( Visual )

28 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cranky professor takes a bet that he can turn flower-seller Eliza Doolittle into a 'proper lady' in no time
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 657 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
Anne of Avonlea by Kevin Sullivan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 627 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 scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 624 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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 512 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
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 419 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
A taste for death( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 368 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 )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 316 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
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 261 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 - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choice of counsellors, and detached from his country and its people. When he seizes the land of his cousin Henry Bolingbroke, both the commoners and the barons decide that their king has gone too far
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Recording )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 260 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 )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 255 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 )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A man for all seasons
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PygmalionBernard Shaw's PygmalionBernard Shaw's Major BarbaraAnne of AvonleaAll passion spent
Alternative Names
Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003

Hiller, Wendy Dame

Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003

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Γουέντι Χίλερ

Венди Хилер

Венді Гілер

Хиллер, Уэнди

ונדי הילר

وندی هیلر

وندی هیلر بازیگر بریتانیایی

ويندي هيلير

ওয়েন্ডি হিলার ব্রিটিশ অভিনেত্রী

เวนดี ฮิลเลอร์

웬디 힐러 영국의 여자 배우

ウェンディ・ヒラー

ヒラー, ウェンディ

溫蒂·希勒

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