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Thorndike, Sybil Dame 1882-1976

Overview
Works: 206 works in 444 publications in 6 languages and 4,849 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Picaresque fiction  Film adaptations  Historical films  Poetry  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor, Contributor, Narrator
Classifications: PR4565, 823.8
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The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1911 and the coronation of George V is upcoming. Many of the worlds dignitaries are turning up for the event, including Prince Charles, the Regent of Carpathia, is running the country until his son King Nicolas comes of age in eighteen months. Nicolas is pro-German. Charles is pro-English. This would be unimportant but Carpathia has the fourth best army in Europe, and the young man is getting impatient. In an attempt to curry favor with the Prince, he is treated to a trip to see a musical, where he meets actress Elsie Marina. He has an appreciative eye for showgirls, but he gets more than he bargained for with Elsie. Introduced to the eccentric Queen Dowager, Elsie's unfamiliarity with royal protocol and manners charms her thoroughly, and Elsie ends up being made lady in waiting, and attends the coronation
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play depicts the lives of a group on the estate of a retired professor, a pompous fellow who has returned, with his young second wife, to write his masterpiece. His assumption of superiority becomes increasingly hard to endure
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play, starring Sir Laurence Olivier, with supporting players. English translation by Constance Garnett from British Home Entertainment's production directed for television by Stuart Burge
Poetry of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read by Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and loves of Nicholas, the orphaned son of a bankrupt man, form the basis of this complex novel based on Dickens' recurrent theme of rising from poverty
Hand in hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael is a little Roman Catholic boy and Rachel is a little Jewish girl. As the two become fast friends, they must learn for themselves, and then remind those who might doubt it, that one God watches over all
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Barbara: Barbara is a major in the Salvation Army, but also the daughter of Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire arms manufacturer. A comedic battle rages between daughter and father, posing the question: does salvation come through faith of science?--International Movie Data Base
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
The Birth of modern theatre : Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in perspective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes Chekhov's dramatic techniques as developed in Uncle Vanya. Includes a performance of the third act of the English translation by Constance Garnett
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That was the week that was : the British Broadcasting Corporation's tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy by British Broadcasting Corporation( Recording )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favourites; a personal selection by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an impoverished family dependent on a wealthy and villainous relative who sends young Nicholas into a series of wild adventures. Nicholas, a very proper young man, encounters nearly every extreme of Victorian society
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
Shake hands with the devil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the heart of the film is the story of Kerry O'Shea, an Irish-American medical student who finds himself inextricably involved in the war. When his buddy is shot, Dr. Lenihan, Kerry's professor, is called in, and it is then that Kerry learns of Lenihan's secret life as leader of a group of Irish guerillas. Torn between his contempt for war and his loyalty to his heritage, he soon finds himself faced with the decision to join the fight or return to America
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of an honorable but haughty Roman patrician in the days of the early Republic
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nicholas Nickleby is the son of a poor country gentleman, and has to make his own way in the world. He first goes as usher to Mr. Squeers, schoolmaster at Dotheboys Hall, in Yorkshire, but leaves in disgust with the tyranny of Squeers and his wife, especially to a poor boy named Smike. Smike runs away from his school to follow Nicholas, and remains his humble follower till death. At Portsmouth, Nicholas joins the theatrical company of Mr. Crummies, but leaves the profession for other adventures. He falls in with the brothers Cheeryble, who make him their clerk; in this post he rises to success as a merchant, and ultimately marries Madeline Bray." Benét Reader's Ency
The complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains William Shakespeare's plays, poems, and sonnets
Sybil Thorndike by Russell Thorndike( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
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Casson, Sybil Thorndike

Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976

Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976 Dame

Casson, Sybil Thorndike, Dame, 1882-1976

horndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976 Dame

horndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

Sybil Thorndike actrice britannique

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Sybil Thorndike britische Schauspielerin

Sybil Thorndike British actress

Sybil Thorndike britisk skodespelar

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Sybil Thorndike Brits acteur

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Thorndike, Agnes Sybil.

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Thorndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976 Dame

Thorndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

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Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany