WorldCat Identities

Tandy, Jessica

Works: 332 works in 1,386 publications in 8 languages and 27,713 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Comedy films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Costume designer, Speaker, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jessica Tandy
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

110 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

94 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

166 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( Visual )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
*Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Recording )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama of a abandoned wife who attempts to have her shy daughter marry the man she chooses for her
To dance with the white dog by Glenn Jordan( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
Foxfire : includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire"( Visual )

25 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
Butley by Simon Gray( Visual )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

33 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel returns, disillusioned, to Germany after his North African defeat, and is involved in the plot to assassinate Hitler
Tennessee Williams' South by William Hutt fonds (University of Guelph)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life and work of writer and dramatist Tennessee Williams. Features the writer as he answers questions posed to him by the filmmaker in a variety of settings, accompanied by biographical re-creations, photos and occasional excerpted scenes of Williams' work performed specifically for the documentary
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive, a militant suffragette, takes on the education of Verena, a brilliantly gifted but naive young girl. Olive wants to mold and use this gift for the feminist cause. But Verena is also loved by Basil Ransom, an impecunious young lawyer with views strenuously opposed to the Boston feminists. The contest is met between Basil and Olive. The prize: possession of Verena
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The light in the forest( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by Indians as an infant, a teenager is returned to his parents but finds the white man's ways disturbing
In the company of whales : gentle giants of the watery realm by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most prominent environmental issues facing humankind this century is the fate of the whale. Whale expert Roger Payne takes an in-depth look at these massive creatures and their fight for survival
The Story lady( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely widow discovers she has an amazing storytelling talent. When big business tries to commercialize her "magic" she fights back
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for The Story ... to 0.93 for Paul Muni ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The birds Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
Driving Miss DaisyThe birds*Batteries not includedThe glass menagerieTo dance with the white dogThe BostoniansAlfred Hitchcock presentsAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionThe light in the forest
Alternative Names
Çessica Tandj

Dandy, Jessica

Dandy, Jessica 1909-1994

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Tandy, Jessica Alice 1909-1994

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