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Browne, Coral 1913-1991

Works: 67 works in 177 publications in 3 languages and 5,363 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television comedies  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Coral Browne
Auntie Mame by Panola College( Visual )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by José Quintero( Visual )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Stone, a lonely, aging actress, lives in a luxurious apartment in Rome where she has a romantic fling with a young gigolo
The ruling class( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A member of the House of Lords dies in a shockingly silly way, leaving his estate to his son. Unfortunately, his son is insane: he thinks he is Jesus Christ. He is "cured" of that affliction, only to become Jack the Ripper incarnate, blood thirsty Tory who is therefore sane and eminently acceptable to the House of Lords. An irreverant look at Britain's class system that peers behind the closed doors of the aristocracy
Mrs. Warren's profession by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bonus play, "Mrs. Landfrey and her three children return to England after 18 years abroad, where a chance encounter with their traditionalist husband and father quickly entangles them in a series of comic events"--Container
The killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's tv programme. Her life begins to fall apart as Childie has an affair with a predatory tv producer"--IMDb
DreamChild by David McPhail( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child
Theater of blood by Douglas Hickox( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madhouse: A TV actor, famous for his role as Dr. Death, forced into retirement by a nervous breakdown after the brutal murder of his fiancee, is invited to return to the role twelve years later. The comeback is sabotaged by a series of grisly murders
The Alan Bennett collection by Alan Bennett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven episodes of the television miniseries
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
Educational movements and methods : with an introduction by John Adams by John Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleanor, first lady of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film picks up Mrs. Roosevelt's storied life after the 1945 death of her husband, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At the request of new president Truman, Eleanor serves as a United Nations delegate, spending much of her time tilting with dedicated anti-FDR politico John Foster Dulles. She goes on to spearhead the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proving she's not soft on Communism"--Container
An Englishman abroad by John Schlesinger( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragi-comedy based on an actual event, this is the dramatised version of actres Coral Browne's encounter with British traitor, Guy Burgess. She was touring, and during an appearance in Moscow met Burgess and spent a day with him. Although he showed no remorse regarding his treason, he spent the afternoon reminiscing about the things about England he did miss
The Alan Bennett collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our Winnie: Winnie, a mentally handicaped woman, and her mother visit the cemetary where an art student takes a very ridiculous picture of them. A woman of no importance: A clerical worker is taken to a hospital where she begins to impliment her strict routine on the doctors and nurses helping her. An Englishman abroad: A relationship develps between an actress and a Soviet spy working in MI6
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night of the iguana: A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. Sweet bird of youth: Chance Wayne, an ambitious man craving fame, returns to his southern home with an alcoholic movie star in tow, Alexandra Del Lago. Hoping to capitalize on Del Lago's fame and checkbook, Chance seeks to reunite with his former girlfriend. He finds he is still regarded by others as an unsavory and unwelcome hustler, especially by the father of his ex-girlfriend, a local political boss. Baby doll: Cotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill and his young and beautiful wife. The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone: Karen Stone is a middle-aged actress whose career is in a tailspin. To assuage her hurt feelings, Karen goes on a vacation to Rome with her husband, who dies en route. Her best friend compassionately arranges for a young Italian escort to keep Karen from wallowing in her grief in Rome. The man hired for the task is sneering, contemptuous Pablo di Leo. Despite Pablo's rude behavior, the lonely Karen throws herself at him, showering him with expensive gifts and demanding his undivided attention
Gavin Millar's Dreamchild : Criminal affair( Visual )

in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin Millar's Dreamchild : Alice Hargreaves, the inspiration of Alice in Wonderland, visits New York at age 80, and reminisces about her friendship with Lewis Carrol and his fantasy creatures. Criminal affair : A thief gathers a bunch of crooks who must learn the entire opera of La Traviata so that they can rob all the patrons on opening night
Living Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let George do it! by George Foreman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shortly after the start of World War II, George, a ukelele player, takes the wrong boat and finds himself in the yet-uninvaded Norway. Mistaken for a British intelligence agent by Mary - who is also working undercover - gormless George finds himself embroiled in a plan to help M16 defeat the Nazis"--Container
Dr Crippen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On trial for the murder of his wife, Belle, Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen recalls their life in north London: her affairs with other men, the way she treated him little better than a servant, their reconciliations, her insistent and abhorrent sexual claims on him. At the same time Crippen remembers his love affair with his typist, Ethel Le Neve, which develops as Belle's drunken hysteria worsen. Offering her one of his assorted quack remedies, Crippen later finds Belle dead. Panicked, he dismembers her body and buries her in the basement of their house before setting sail to the continent with his lover. Dr Crippen begs the question Britain has been asking for decades: was Belle's death murder, or a horrible accident?"--Container
The killing of sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Brown, Coral 1913-1991

Brown, Coral Edith 1913-1991

Browne, C. E. 1913-1991

Browne, C. E. (Coral Edith), 1913-1991

Browne, Coral Edith 1913-1991

Coral Browne actrice australienne

Coral Browne Amerikaans actrice (1913-1991)

Coral Browne attrice australiana

Coral Browne australisch-amerikanische Theater- und Filmschauspielerin

Coral Brownová australská herečka

Pearman, Coral 1913-1991

Price, Coral 1913-1991

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