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Lansbury, Angela 1925-

Works: 670 works in 1,680 publications in 8 languages and 61,616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Musical films  Slasher films  Music  History  Love stories  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Vocalist, Interviewee, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Angela Lansbury
Beauty and the beast by Gary Trousdale ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 5,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
Bedknobs and broomsticks by Robert Stevenson ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amateur witch, along with three precocious orphans, flies into one fantastic adventure after another aboard a bewitched bed to save the country from hostile invaders
National Velvet by Clarence Brown ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 1,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lonely unicorn, believing herself to be the last, searches for any others of her kind, while avoiding the malevolent Red Bull, the agent believed to have destroyed the rest of her herd. She finally finds help from a magician named Schmendrick and a knight named Prince Lir
Gaslight by George Cukor ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Anastasia by Don Bluth ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated musical tale of Anastasia, a princess of Russia's Romanoff family who survives assassination and finally flees to Austria
Sweeney Todd original cast by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features two discs of music from the original Broadway cast recording of Sweeney Todd. This remastered version features two bonus tracks and a hidden track. The headlining performer here is Angela Lansbury
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd
The picture of Dorian Gray by Albert Lewin ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After viewing a portrait of himself, a young, wealthy man expresses his desire to stay youthful while the portrait grows old. His friend, Lord Henry, points out that his wish was made in the presence of an ancient Egyptian god quite capable of granting his wish. Gradually a sinister plot evolves, fueled by sadism and self-loathing that results in five terrible deaths and a horrifying secret locked behind a schoolroom door
The court jester by Norman Panama ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 12th century England, the infant king is usurped by the wicked King Roderick. Black Fox and his band attempt to restore the rightful king to the throne by having a member of their group infiltrate the court by posing as the jester
Blue Hawaii ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis Presley, plays an ex-GI returning home to Hawaii. His mother wants him to climb the corporate ladder, but his work plans focus on being a tour guide
The Shell seekers by John Peilmeier ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope Keeling realizes that something is missing: the simple joy she knew as a child playing on the beach. So she embarks on a journey to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Saëns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
The Harvey girls by George Sidney ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and French and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
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Lansbury, Angela Brigid, 1925-
Shaw, Angela Lansbury, 1925-