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Schaefer, George 1920-1997

Overview
Works: 197 works in 333 publications in 3 languages and 4,756 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television plays, American  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Social problem films  History  Biography  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about George Schaefer
 
Most widely held works by George Schaefer
The best Christmas pageant ever by Television Representative Inc( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Herdman children, who enjoy terrorizing their classmates, volunteer to play the main characters in the Sunday school Christmas pageant
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 376 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 )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 361 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 )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A semi-fictional account of how F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Visual )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 313 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 )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thornton Wilder's play about daily life in the fictional town of Grover's Corners, N.H
In this house of Brede ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 254 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 )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 169 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 )
8 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's play Macbeth
A Doll's house by George Schaefer( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 129 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
Barefoot in Athens ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and held by 128 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
Harvey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 128 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 by Lucille Ball( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 110 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 102 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
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally telecast November 20, 1958. Choreography by Ernest Flatt
Henrik Ibsen's An enemy of the people by George Schaefer( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 81 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 67 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
The Man upstairs ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 64 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
 
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Alternative Names
Schaefer, George
Schaefer, George Louis 1920-1997
Languages
English (123)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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