WorldCat Identities

Schaefer, George 1920-1997

Overview
Works: 138 works in 358 publications in 4 languages and 4,824 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays, American  Musical films  Television adaptations  Televised performances  Children's films  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Restager , Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 404 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 379 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 310 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 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A presentation of 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 235 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 180 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 )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and held by 139 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 Doll's house by George [director] Schaefer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 134 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
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
Harvey( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in French and English and held by 131 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 )

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
Stone pillow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 116 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
Barefoot in Athens( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bittersweet, amusing look at Socrates ̓last days
Sandburg's Lincoln the complete mini-series event( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 110 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 87 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 77 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 )

50 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical based on Shakespeare's Taming of the shrew
 
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Mrs. Delafield wants to marry
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 (188)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

French (1)

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