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Massey, Anna

Works: 449 works in 1,280 publications in 6 languages and 24,994 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television mini-series  History  Fiction  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Anna Massey
Most widely held works by Anna Massey
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the hilarious adventure of two dashing young bachelors and the outrageous deceptions they find themselves in over love. Whenever Worthing wants to leave his dull country life behind, he makes visits to the city posing as his fictitious 'brother' Ernest. There he becomes smitten with the ravishing Gwendolen. But when Worthing is in town, his playboy pal Algy is in the country and falling for Worthing's young and beautiful ward, cecily, while also impersonating Ernest. Pandemonium ensues when these two would-be ernests find themselves face-to-face and in the predicament of explaining who they really are
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

42 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True virtue triumph's over superficiality in this distinguished BBC production of Jane Austen's celebrated novel set in 18th century England. Young, impoverished Fanny Price arrives at the elegant estate of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Snubbed by Everyone except her cousin Edmund, she begins her long struggle for accceptance by her shallow relatives who believe wealth automatically means quality
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But when the truth comes out, Torvald reveals himself for what he really is, and then desperately tries to patch things up and resume his role. But everything has changed. Shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem, Nora can pretend no longer, and leaves to be free. Torvald is left wondering how he had ever been such a fool to think she would be with him forever
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doctor, unjustly imprisoned in Paris before the French Revolution, is rescued and reunited with his daughter in London. She is loved by two men. She marries one, but her other suitor saves her husband from the guillotine
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost 20 years
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( Visual )

59 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of a voyeuristic maniac who kills women while filming them with his 16mm camera
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier( Recording )

35 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For months after her death, the memory of Rebecca de Winter continues to dominate everyone at her former home, Manderley, one of the most famous English country houses
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Dan Ireland( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Palfrey, an elegant, genteel widow, came from Scotland to London to take up residence at the Claremont Hotel. Though she had high hopes for the cosmopolitan pleasures of living in a big city, she is soon filled with a sense of uneasiness and gloom
The world of Peter Rabbit and friends by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The escapades of these mischievous bunnies in Mr. McGregor's garden come to life. After feasting on the cuttings in Mr. McGregor's garden rubbish heap, the Flopsy Bunnies are overcome by the soporific effect of overgrown lettuces and stolen away by Mr. McGregor. Moppet, Mittens and Tom Kitten's attempt to keep clean and tidy for their mother's tea party, and Jemima Puddle-Duck encounters a foxy-whiskered gentleman
He knew he was right by Anthony Trollope( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the classic novel by Anthony Trollope, the story follows Louis and Emily Trevalyan. After a blissful first year of marriage, things turn darker when a roguish Colonel takes an interest in Emily that fans the flames of Louis's jealousy
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's purity and innocence lead her into a tragic and treacherous love affair
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full cast recording of Shakespeare's play which pits love, honesty and innocence against the overwhelming power of flattery and deception
Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie( Recording )

28 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nurse Amy Leatheran is recruited to care for the frightened wife of an American archeologist at an excavation in the Iraqi desert. When the wife is found bludgeoned to death, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot gets involved
The Oxford murders by Álex de la Iglesia( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and French and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos hombres que se acaban de conocer, un prestigioso profesor de Lógica, y un joven estudiante que acaba de llegar a la universidad con la intención de hacer su tesis con Seldom, descubren el cadáver de una anciana. Pronto queda claro que éste es el primero de una serie de asesinatos, todos anunciados por el culpable a través de extraños símbolos. El profesor y el estudiante unen sus esfuerzos para desentrañar el código, convirtiéndose todo en un elaborado puzzle en el que nada es lo que parece
The Tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 4 languages and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's great dramatic play, the Tempest, as performed by Michael Redgrave, Hugh Griffith, Vanessa Redgrave, Anna Massey and others
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A recorded performance of Shakespeare's play
Manor house( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following in the tradition of Upstairs, Downstairs and Robert Altman's 2001 Edwardian comic feature Gosford Park, Manor House takes a fascinating look at the grand and grueling British class system of the early 1900s"--Container
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. The Dogleg Murders: Members of the swanky Whiteoaks Golf Club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole. The black book: The detectives investigate a string of savage murders precipated by a local art auction. Secrets and spies: A mysterious creature is killing sheep in Midsomer County, but it soon moves on to larger prey. The glitch: A local scientist's determination to stop an American millionaire's latest business venture has fatal repurcussions
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these darkly humorous British television mysteries
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He knew he was right
Alternative Names
Anna Massey actress

Anna Massey actrice britannique

Anna Massey attrice britannica

Anna Massey britische Schauspielerin

Anna Massey britisk skodespelar

Anna Massey britisk skuespiller

Anna Massey Brits acteur

Anna Massey Brits actrice

Anna Massey brittisk skådespelare

Massey, Anna Raymond 1937-2011

Άννα Μάσεϊ

Анна Мэсси

אנה מאסי

آنا مسی بازیگر بریتانیایی


Peeping TomRebeccaThe world of Peter Rabbit and friendsHe knew he was rightTess of the d'UrbervillesOthelloMurder in MesopotamiaThe Tempest