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Foote, Horton

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Most widely held works by Horton Foote
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

159 editions published between 1962 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 6,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is a dusty Southern town during the Depression. A white woman accuses a black man of rape. Though he is obviously innocent, the outcome of his trial is such a foregone conclusion that no lawyer will step forward to defend him--except the town's most distinguished citizen. His compassionate defense costs him many friendships but earns him the respect and admiration of his two motherless children
Of Mice and Men by John STEINBECK( Visual )

59 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A migrant worker protects his phyically challenged friend
The young man from Atlanta by Horton Foote( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about Will Kidder and his wife, Lily Dale, an aging couple whose only son has committed suicide for reasons they are trying very hard not to acknowledge
Tender mercies by Robert Duvall( Visual )

38 editions published between 1982 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alcoholic drifter comes into the life of a lonely widow and her young son in the barren flatlands of Texas. But when Mac is revealed to be a once-famous country singer, he must confront a painful past that includes his bitter superstar ex-wife
Courtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle" by Horton Foote( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three plays of courtship and marriage trace the currents of family life back to their source in the struggle of the human spirit
Bessie by Queen Latifah( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bessie Smith's transformation from a struggling young singer into 'The Empress of the Blues', who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today
Selected one-act plays of Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers seventeen short plays set in the small Texas town of Harrison
Moving parts : monologues from contemporary plays by Nina Shengold( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 125 monologues by Mamet, Shepard, August Wilson, and others
Horton Foote's The trip to Bountiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Watts begrudgingly lives with her busy, overprotective son, Ludie, and pretentious daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae. No longer able to drive and forbidden to travel alone, she wishes for freedom from the confines of the house and begs her son to take her on a visit to her hometown of Bountiful. When he refuses, Mrs. Watts is undeterred and makes an escape to the local bus station, where she befriends Thelma, a young woman traveling home
An introduction to To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee by Dan Stone( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts from and critical analysis of Harper Lee's novel To kill a mockingbird, a coming-of-age story about racial injustice and the destruction of innocence
Roots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycle by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four plays dramatize the trials of Horace Robedaux, whose father's sudden death places Horace between his father's and his mother's families
William Faulkner's Barn burning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Horton Foote by Horton Foote( Book )

in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting Frankie married-- and afterwards : and other plays by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six plays by Horton Foote
To kill a mockingbird ; Tender mercies ; and, the trip to Bountiful : three screenplays by Horton Foote( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a rape trial in a small Southern town, a washed-up country singer's recovery, and an old woman's return to her home
Main Street by John Doyle( Visual )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a contemporary drama about several residents of a small Southern city whose lives are changed by the arrival of a stranger with a controversial plan to save their decaying hometown. In the midst of today's challenging times, each of the colorful citizens of this close-knit North Carolina community -- from its mayor to a local police officer to a once-wealthy tobacco heiress -- will search for ways to reinvent themselves, their relationships and the very heart of their neighborhood"--Container
The trip to Bountiful : play in three acts by Horton Foote( Book )

27 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrie Watts is living the twilight of her life trapped in an apartment in 1940's Houston, Texas with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish -- just once before she dies -- is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth which she still refers to as "home." The trouble is her son, Ludie, is too concerned for her health to allow her to travel alone and her petty daughter-in-law, Jessie Mae, insists they don't have money to squander on bus tickets. This prompts "escape" attempts each month which coincide with the arrival of Mrs. Watts' Social Security check. Then, Mrs. Watts makes a successful escape and last trip home
The Sanford Meisner approach : an actor's workbook by Larry Silverberg( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a foreword by Academy Award Winner and theatre legend, Horton Foote, this inspiring new book will strengthen in you the most essential and vital skills of great acting! It will lead you to a very personal way of working, as an actor who is absolutely authentic and tremendously simple - so rare in today's theatre
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the difficulties of integration experienced by a Polish refugee who arrives with his family at a Georgia farm in the 1940's
The last of the Thorntons : a play by Horton Foote( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American playwright Horton Foote's work about a Texas matriarch's confrontation with the end of her life
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.01 for Genesis of ... to 0.51 for The voice ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
To kill a mockingbird
Of Mice and MenThe young man from AtlantaTender merciesCourtship ; Valentine's Day ; 1918 : three plays from "The orphans' home cycle"Selected one-act plays of Horton FooteMoving parts : monologues from contemporary playsRoots in a parched ground ; Convicts ; Lily Dale ; The Widow Claire : the first four plays of The orphans' home cycleWilliam Faulkner's Barn burning
Alternative Names
Foote, Albert Horton 1916-2009

Foote, Albert Horton Jr

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