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Schaefer, George 1920-1997

Overview
Works: 191 works in 323 publications in 3 languages and 4,639 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Biography  Television plays, American  Television plays  Fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by George Schaefer
The best Christmas pageant ever ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beware the Herdmans! They're the nastiest, dirtiest kids you could ever meet ... but they've just decided they belong in this year's pageant. When the curtain finally goes up, a miracle begins-and it turns into the best Christmas pageant ever!
The Tempest by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member 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
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member 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
The Last of Mrs. Lincoln ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member 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
The last of the belles ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member 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."
Our town ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Thornton Wilder's play about the residents of Grover's Corners, New Hampshire, during the early years of the 20th century
In this house of Brede ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member 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 bunker ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member 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
Macbeth ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Scottish thane receives a series of strange prophecies from three witches, forever changing his life
Barefoot in Athens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centers on Socrates' trial for "introducing new divinities" and "corrupting the thinking of our young men", his opportunities to escape conviction, and his steadfast refusal to compromise his integrity or his striving after truth
A Doll's house ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All her life, Nora has been protected like a fragile possession ... a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, she becomes frustrated and realizes that, under the dominance of her husband, she will never have an identity of her own. Nora leaves her husband and children to find a new life for herself
Harvey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harmless tippler Elwood P. Dowd confides in a 6-foot rabbit called Harvey that only he can see
Mrs. Delafield wants to marry ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member 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
Laura Lansing slept here ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
Stone pillow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member 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
Sandburg's Lincoln the complete mini-series event ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows Abraham Lincoln's life from his early years as a lawyer on the Illinois prairie to his rise in politics, highlighted by the election campaign that led him to the White House
Henrik Ibsen's An enemy of the people by George Schaefer ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A doctor wants to go public with his knowledge that the therapeutic springs that brought fame and commerce to his town are polluted, but the mayor and others are determined to stop him
The Man upstairs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member 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
20 movie star films star studded and celebrity packed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deadly thief: Saint Dismas, a tiny island in the Indian Ocean, is the setting for an elaborate contest to steal the world's best protected, most precious gem. Guests at this party include the world's best jewel thieves. Winner takes all, losers pay with their life
Kiss me, Kate by Cole Porter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally telecast November 20, 1958. Choreography by Ernest Flatt
 
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Alternative Names
Schaefer, George
Schaefer, George Louis, 1920-1997
Languages
English (115)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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