Schaefer, George 1920-1997
Most widely held works about George Schaefer
Most widely held works by George Schaefer
The best Christmas pageant ever ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
The six Herdman kids lie, steal, smoke cigars (even the girls) and then become involved in the community Christmas pageant.
The Tempest ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tale in which a ruler with supernatural powers is exiled from his kingdom. The story tells how he uses his magic powers to win back his kingdom and a husband for his daughter.
Our town ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Presents Thornton Wilder's play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the 20th century.
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson.
In this house of Brede ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Diana Rigg portrays Philippa, a sophisticated woman who experiences both joy and pain in her newly chosen life as a cloistered nun at Brede Abbey.
The last of the belles ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
This highly acclaimed biographical drama blends in glimpses of F. Scott Fitzgerald's real life with his wife Zelda in the early 1920s, and also his days as a soldier, with dramatized scenes from his short story "The Last of the Belles."
The Last of Mrs. Lincoln ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Probably the most misunderstood First Lady in history, Mary Todd Lincoln comes alive in all her complexity and controversy from the early years after the assassination of President Lincoln to her shocking and tragic decline.
Barefoot in Athens ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A bittersweet, amusing look at Socrates' last days.
The bunker ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and German and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A dramatization depicting the events surrounding Adolf Hitler's last weeks in and around his underground bunker in Berlin, before and during the battle for the city.
A doll's house ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
A woman leaves her husband and children to find a new life for herself.
Mrs. Delafield wants to marry ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A wealthy widow falls in love with her doctor after he revives her from a critical illness. But their romance is complicated by the prejudices and greed of their families and friends.
Harvey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Harmless tippler Elwood P. Dowd confides in a 6-foot rabbit called Harvey that only he can see.
Laura Lansing slept here ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
A world-famous novelist puts her career on the line to prove she can still lead a normal life. But her move into a typical middle-class family's home yields unexpectedly comical results.
Macbeth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth.
The Man upstairs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
A convicted jewel thief hides out in the attic of a wealthy spinster. They become friends and spend the holidays together, but the servants are suspicious and the police are closing in.
Stone pillow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
The great Lucille Ball plays an elderly bag lady struggling to survive on the streets of New York City. When approached by a young social worker, both women discover a new perspective on their lives.
Macbeth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
A Scottish thane receives a series of strange prophecies from three witches, forever changing his life.
Elizabeth the Queen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the tumultuous love affair and power rivalry between an aging Elizabeth I of England and the much younger Earl of Essex.
Children in the crossfire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
During a life-changing summer vacation, four children from Northern Ireland come to America and get to know one another outside the inbred prejudices of their homeland.
A piano for Mrs. Cimino ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Widow Cimino (Bette Davis) is a former pianist and music store owner who has retreated into her own world since the death of her husband. Her sons wish to put her away in a home, but with the love and support of her granddaughter, she goes to St. Hills Hospital, where she at first resists help from the staff. But her feisty attitude and determination become sparked when an upright piano is placed in the hospital. She is able to regain her sanity and return to a normal life, but her biggest battle still lies ahead when she finds out that her home and belongings have been sold and that a complete stranger is in charge of her life savings.
American drama Berlin, Battle of (Germany : 1945) Biographical television programs Catholic Church Christmas Christmas films City and town life Comedy films Death Drama England Families Feature films Feature films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films Fitzgerald, F. Scott--1896-1940 Fitzgerald, Zelda,--1900-1948 Germany Germany--Berlin Historical television programs History Hitler, Adolf,--1889-1945 Juvenile works Lincoln, Mary Todd,--1818-1882 Love Love in old age Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Monastic and religious life of women New Hampshire Nuns Presidents' spouses Prideaux, James Reichskanzlei (Berlin, Germany : Building) Rich people Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Socrates Television adaptations Television plays Television programs United States War television programs Widows World War (1939-1945) Young women
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