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Scofield, Paul 1922-2008

Overview
Works: 385 works in 1,259 publications in 8 languages and 31,738 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Audio adaptations  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christian fiction  Radio plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.L58474, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Paul Scofield
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,874 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
Henry V by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Arthur Miller's The crucible ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax
The crucible by Arthur Miller ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
35 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
33 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and German and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing - even murder
Animal farm by John Halas ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A forgotten wardrobe becomes the pathway to adventure and intrigue as four children step into another time and place ... . A White Witch holds the land in an endless winter ... . The Great Lion, Aslan, comes to make the ultimate sacrifice"--Container
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
38 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete play in five acts
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
29 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of twin brother and sister and their mistaken identities
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four children aid Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts in freeing Narnia from evil
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a radio drama adapted from the C.S. Lewis novel. A young slave makes his escape with a Talking Horse, a mysterious lion shadows their every move, a treacherous prince wages war against an unsuspecting Narnia
The voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a radio drama adapted from the C.S. Lewis novel. Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporarily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism
John Frankenheimer's The train ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Between the lamppost and Cair Paravel on the Western Sea lies Narnia, a mystical land where animals hold the power of speech ... woodland fauns conspire with men ... dark forces bent on conquest, gather at the world's rim to wage war against the realm's rightful king ... and the great lion Aslan is the only hope. The young Prince Caspian learns the truth of his father's murder, a raging army rallies to restore the throne to its rightful king, and four strangers from another world are thrown into war. Honor, loyalty, and truth are all put to the test in this decisive battle for the future of Narnia. Here are the classic stories that have enchanted millions around the world, now brought to life and recorded in London with a cast of over one hundred actors
 
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Alternative Names
PAUL SCHOFIELD
Schofield, Paul
Scofield, David Paul, 1922-2008
Languages
English (463)
German (10)
Japanese (2)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Russian (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
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