Harris, Rosemary 1930-
Most widely held works about Rosemary Harris
Most widely held works by Rosemary Harris
Spider-Man ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,351 libraries worldwide
After being bitten by a radioactive spider on a school field trip, Peter Parker finds himself gaining spider-like qualities. Adopting the name Spider-Man, Peter first uses his new skills to make money, but when the Green Goblin, another altered super-human, kills Peter's uncle, he swears to use his "spider-skills" to fight evil. Along the way he has to juggle a new job as a local reporter, and a budding romance with a beautiful former-classmate, MJ.
Spider-man 2 ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 2,158 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker, a.k.a. Spider-Man, is desperately trying to balance his dual identities. He can't keep up at college, pay his rent, or seem to make amends with his estranged best friend Harry and his beloved Mary Jane is more skeptical than ever. Peter begins to notice that he's losing some of his powers and wonders if the cost of being a superhero isn't too high. Meanwhile Peter's idol, the renowned scientist Otto Octavius, has turned into a maniacal cyborg after a failed science experiment. Peter realizes he must decide between the ordinary life he so desires and the responsibilities of retaining his secret identity to stop "Doc Ock" and save New York City from destruction.
Spider-Man 3 ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,777 libraries worldwide
Peter Parker is finally happy: he is doing well at the school, girlfriend MJ Watson loves him, and the whole city loves Spider-Man, finally bestowing upon him the praise he so rightly deserves. But peace may not be possible for a superhero. Harry Osborn has taken up his late father's mantle--becoming The New Goblin, bent on revenge. Uncle Ben's real killer, Flint Marko, has been transformed into the Sandman. An alien symbiote has attached itself to the Spider suit, turning it black, enhancing its powers, and warping Peter's personality. When Peter finally overcomes the contaminated suit, it infects rival Bugle photographer Eddie Brock, who becomes villain Venom. In this battle, Peter must conquer his personal darkness as well as Spider-Mans foes, free the compassionate hero within, and trade teenage self-absorption for adulthood.
Being Julia ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for.
Before the devil knows you're dead ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,101 libraries worldwide
A stock broker, who is having financial troubles and in need of extra cash, and his younger brother conspire to pull off the perfect, victimless crime. No guns, no violence, no problem. The only problem is that the owners of the jewelry store are their own parents. But when an accomplice ignores the rules and crosses the line, his actions trigger a series of events in which no one is left unscathed.
To the lighthouse ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 785 libraries worldwide
At their holiday home in Cornwall, a distant lighthouse holds a haunting attraction for the members of an Edwardian family as disillusionment, turmoil, and a world on the brink of war plague the family's relationships.
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 libraries worldwide
While visiting, Blanche DuBois, a beautiful alcoholic who embodies the virtues of the Old South, clashes with her brother-in-law Stanley Kowalski, a rising industrialist. As Blanche reveals the true nature of her visit to Stanley's residence, both Blanche and Stanley must face the saddening state of Southern values.
Sunshine ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A compelling epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century.
Holocaust the story of the family Weiss ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container.
My life so far ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate. When the elder woman's son arrives with his French maid, everything gets thrown into turmoil.
King John by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Uncle Vanya ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The play depicts the lives of a group on the estate of a retired professor, a pompous fellow who has returned, with his young second wife, to write his masterpiece. His assumption of superiority becomes increasingly hard to endure.
The camomile lawn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to present. Begins with a funeral, and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of several different family members
Holocaust The story of man's inhumanity to man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
This drama unfolds through the lives of two families living in Nazi Germany. Follow the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family. Parallelling their saga is the poignant transformation of Erik Dorf, an unsuccessful lawyer prodded on by his ambitious wife to join the SS and enlist as aide to Heydrich, chief strategist of "the final solution." Their compelling stories make Holocaust a riveting and unforgettable experience.
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Play, starring Sir Laurence Olivier, with supporting players. English translation by Constance Garnett from British Home Entertainment's production directed for television by Stuart Burge.
The royal family ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Comedy about an eminent and slightly eccentric theatrical family with romance problems.
Tom & Viv ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Tom & Viv tells the story of the passionate yet turbulent relationship between T.S. Eliot and his beautiful wife, Vivienne. Although she was the inspiration for his greatest works, Eliot finally had to make a choice between standing by the emotionally troubled Vivienne and letting her go.
The Birth of modern theatre Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in perspective ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Analyzes Chekhov's dramatic techniques as developed in Uncle Vanya. Includes a performance of the third act of the play in an English translation by Constance Garnett.
7 classic plays v. 1 ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Here in one volume are seven great plays which illustrate the development of European drama from ancient times to the threshold of the modern theater: Medea, The Tempest, The Imaginary Invalid, Camille, An Enemy of the People, Arms and the Man, and Uncle Vanya.
Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre Series one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
These thirteen interviews are from a unique television series that highlights the accomplishments of women on the American stage. Hosted by Newsday theatre critic Linda Winer, the playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and performers interviewed on the programs encompass generational, disciplinary and ethnic diversity; they share their thoughts and vision, their career paths and professional choices. The interviews afford to a wider audience a unique look into the lives of some of the gifted women who create and sustain theatre in the United States.
Acting Action and adventure films Actresses Antiheroes Atrocities Brothers Caper films College students--Conduct of life Comedy films Crime prevention--Citizen participation Crimes without victims Criminal behavior Drama England--London England--London--West End Fantasy films Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film sequels Friendship Good and evil Heroes Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Jewelry stores Jews Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Maugham, W. Somerset--1874-1965 Melodrama Metamorphosis Motion pictures Parent and child Personality change Revenge Robbery Science fiction films Spider-Man (Fictitious character) Stockbrokers Superhero films Theater Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Watson, Mary Jane (Fictitious character) Women--Conduct of life World War (1939-1945)
Harris, Rosemary Ann, 1927-
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