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Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Works: 344 works in 1,754 publications in 11 languages and 31,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  History  Historical films  Spy films  Musical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Deborah Kerr
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

128 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Leo McCarey's affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

121 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn.--Container
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

112 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization( Visual )

40 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

62 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

67 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

93 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
King Solomon's mines by Compton Bennett( Visual )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quatermain is hired by an Englishwoman to lead the hunt for her missing husband in an uncharted region of Africa
Separate tables by Delbert Mann( Visual )

37 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

26 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

27 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the crown, an English gentleman masequerades as his cousin, the King
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof, the heads of the allied spy forces call Sir James Bond out of retirement to fight the power of SMERSH
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

38 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Originally recorded in 1956. Movie starred Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Total time 46:01
Barbara Taylor Bradford's a woman of substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her ques to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world
The night of the iguana by Tennessee Williams( Book )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rather rustic and very bohemian hotel in Mexico is the scene where, in 1940, several bizarre groups meet: Shannon, a defrocked Episcopal priest; Hannah, virginal and artistic; Maxine, the unbuttoned and recently widowed proprietress of the hotel; and more
A matter of life and death by Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and death of Colonel Blimp: based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Deborah Kerr by Eric Braun( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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From here to eternity
Alternative Names
Deborah Kerr actrice britannique

Deborah Kerr aktorka brytyjska

Deborah Kerr attrice britannica

Deborah Kerr britische Schauspielerin

Deborah Kerr Brits filmacteur

Deborah Kerr Brits filmactrice

Deborah Kerr Scottish film and television actress

Deborah Kerr skót színésznő

Deborah Kerrová skotská herečka

Kerr, Deborah

Kerr-Trimmer Deborah 1921-2007

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

Kerr-Viertel Deborah 1921-2007

Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

Trimmer Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

Viertel, Deborah 1921-2007

Viertel Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

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Дебора Кер

Дебора Керр шотландская актриса

Дэбора Кер

Керр, Дебора

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Leo McCarey's affair to rememberBlack narcissusThe night of the iguanaQuo vadisKing Solomon's minesThe sundownersBernard Shaw's Major Barbara