WorldCat Identities

Schaefer, George 1920-1997

Overview
Works: 141 works in 363 publications in 4 languages and 4,832 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television plays, American  Musical films  Television plays  Televised performances  Televised plays  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Film editor, Restager
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Schaefer
The best Christmas pageant ever by Barbara Robinson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 848 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!
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 399 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 )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 373 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 )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 331 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."
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 311 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
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 245 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 )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 236 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 )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 181 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
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed performance of Kiss Me Kate. Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash
Harvey( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmless tippler Elwood P. Dowd confides in a 6-foot rabbit called Harvey that only he can see
Macbeth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth
A Doll's house by George [director] Schaefer( Visual )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2015 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
Mrs. Delafield wants to marry( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 123 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
Barefoot in Athens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet, amusing look at Socrates' last days
Stone pillow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 115 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 109 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
Laura Lansing slept here( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelists sets out to prove she can survive without being pampered so she move in with a middle-class family and begins meddling in their lives
Henrik Ibsen's An enemy of the people by George Schaefer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 86 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
20 movie star films star studded and celebrity packed( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the bough breaks: A detective and a child psychologist investigate a child molestation ring that uses a center for troubled children as a front
Hallmark hall of fame( Visual )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical based on Shakespeare's Taming of the shrew
 
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Alternative Names
George Schaefer Amerikaans filmregisseur (1920-1997)

George Schaefer réalisateur américain

George Schaefer regista statunitense

George Schaefer US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Schaefer, George

Schaefer, George Louis 1920-1997

Джордж Шэфер

Languages
English (191)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

French (1)

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The bunkerMrs. Delafield wants to marryStone pillowLaura Lansing slept here