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Schaefer, George 1920-1997

Overview
Works: 187 works in 383 publications in 4 languages and 5,264 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Televised plays  Television programs  Comedy films  Televised performances  History  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor, Restager , Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about George Schaefer
 
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 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Herdman children, who enjoy terrorizing their classmates, volunteer to play the main characters in the Sunday school Christmas pageant
Last of Mrs. Lincoln( Visual )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 406 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
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 372 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
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is a woman who is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession and when she realizes that she will never have an identity of her own, Nora leaves her husband and children
The last of the belles by Digiview Productions( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 346 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 )

28 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in English and held by 281 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 229 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 by Rumer Godden( Visual )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 227 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
F. Scott Fitzgerald and "The Last Of The Belles( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This television play combines a biopic of F. Scott Fitzgerald with an adaptation of his short story The Last of the Belles. The play alternates between descriptions of the difficult, dissipated life lead by Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, and the story he is writing about a young woman who becomes involved with soldiers in a training camp in the south
The bunker( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 176 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 )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 162 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1987 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish thane receives a series of strange prophecies from three witches, forever changing his life
Harvey by Henry Koster( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a good-natured fellow whose constant companion is a six-foot tall invisible rabbit. His sister is determined to marry her daughter off and decides to commit her brother to a mental hospital to get him out of the way. Due to a mix-up the sister is committed instead, and it is up to the kindly brother and his imaginary friend to straighten things out
Stone pillow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Lucille Ball plays Florabelle, the elderly bag lady struggling to survive on the streets of New York City. She carries her most prized possesions in a shopping cart and has staked out a Manhatan street corner as "home." When approached by Carrie, a curious young social worker ..., Florabelle introduces her to the underground of Grand Central Station and the details of daily survival. Together both women discover a new perspective on their lives. (Description from DVD case)
Mrs. Delafield wants to marry( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 120 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
Sandburg's Lincoln : the complete mini-series event( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 118 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
Barefoot in Athens( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet, amusing look at Socrates' last days
Laura Lansing slept here( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 101 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 )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 98 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 78 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
 
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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 (164)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

German (1)

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The bunkerStone pillowMrs. Delafield wants to marryLaura Lansing slept here