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Scofield, Paul 1922-2008

Overview
Works: 398 works in 1,661 publications in 9 languages and 31,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Historical films  Children's audiobooks  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Contributor, Honoree
Classifications: PR2807.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Paul Scofield
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

103 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,767 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 )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,155 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 )

98 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,911 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 by Arthur Miller( Visual )

70 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. While the other girls attempt to cast love spells, Abigail Williams (Ryder) wishes for the death of her former lover's (Day-Lewis) wife. When their ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls suddenly find themselves accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by cries of witchcraft, and as the hysteria grows, blameless victims are torn from their homes, leading to a devastating climax
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

47 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 951 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

43 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 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
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and German and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting look behind the scenes at the thrills and high-stakes competition of TV's hottest big-money game show! But fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigation uncovers corruption beneath the quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
Animal farm by John Halas( Visual )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this political fable, the animals of Manor Farm revolt against their human rulers to establish the democratic Animal Farm. But as the society evolves, leaders become rulers and totalitarianism is reestablished
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 769 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete play in five acts
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

42 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and mistaken identity, with cross-dressing, shifting desires, and a surprise ending for shipwrecked twins; along the way a deft jester disarms a pretentious butler
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Recording )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Scrooge's transformation is a fable of hope and the true meaning of sharing. A Christmas story
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Recording )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 500 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 lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Recording )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 436 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
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis( Recording )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children aid Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts in freeing Narnia from evil
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

34 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragedy about a proud and stubborn king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters, mistakenly disinheriting his loyal but reticent third daughter
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 395 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
John Frankenheimer's The train by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 375 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 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the lamppost and Cair Paravel on the eastern sea lies Narnia, a mystical land where animals hold the power of speech, woodland creatures conspire with men, and dark forces, bent on conquest, gather at the world's rim to wage war against the realm's rightful king. Into this enchanted world comes a group of unlikely travelers. These ordinary boys and girls, when faced with peril, learn extraordinary lessons in courage, self-sacrifice, friendship, and honor
 
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