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Massey, Anna

Overview
Works: 444 works in 1,285 publications in 6 languages and 24,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Television mini-series  Fiction  Television adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Television programs  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Commentator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 1,857 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' Earnest. 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 Earnests find themselves face-to-face and in the predicament of explaining who they really are
Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

43 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny is an impoverished young woman, snubbed by society, who earns the respect and love of her cousin in this BBC mini-series adaptation of the Jane Austen classic set in 19th century England
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
Charles Dickens' 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

"In the dock of a British courtroom, French aristocrat Charles Darnay stands accused of spying. The outlook appears grim until some last-minute help comes from the mysterious Sydney Carton. Darnay goes free and makes plans to marry Lucie Manette. Carton keeps his love for her to himself, yet assures her that he would make the ultimate sacrifice for her 'or for anyone you love'"--Container
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

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

In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert; and in typical Hitchcock fashion, their trail is leading to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( Visual )

60 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frank exploration of voyeurism and violence in this study of a 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

Recent widow, Mrs. Palfrey, moves into a London retirement hotel among an odd assortment of people. When she slips on a walk and is aided by a penniless young writer, she invites him to dine at the Claremont and plays along when the other dining guests assume he's her grandson. A friendship develops giving her a companion with whom she can talk about memories and poetry as she gives him ideas and support for his writing. But what of her actual family?
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 673 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

When the beautiful and innocent Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting the manipulative Alec proves to be her downfall
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 531 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 archaeologist at an excavation in the Iraqi desert. Are the wife's fears mere hallucinations? When she is found bludgeoned to death, her paranoia proves, too late, fully justified. Famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, nearby on another mission, gets involved and realizes that every member of the team could be a suspect. Can Poirot stop the murderer before he or she strikes again?
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 446 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 )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 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 385 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
Telling some tales by Anna Massey( Recording )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, Anna Massey was awarded a CBE for services to drama. Daughter of the Canadian actor, Raymond Massey (perhaps best-known for his role as Dr Gillespie in the TV series Dr Killdare), and Adrianne Allen (also a very successful stage actress), drama was in her blood. Her brother, Daniel, was a much-acclaimed actor. And even her godfather was one of the great film directors of all time - John Ford. Anna's first marriage was to Jeremy Brett, famous in his later years for his elegantly febrile performance on television as Sherlock Holmes. They had a son, David, together. But it was not a happy relationship and ended in divorce. In fact, family life was never easy or straightforward. Raymond fled the roost for the United States when Anna was very little, and married again. Adrianne was the most marvellous hostess who filled the house with an exotic mixture of guests, but, as a child, crucial emotional support was supplied by Nanny, who remained with Anna until her death. From her stage debut in The Reluctant Debutante to her performance in Michael Powell's notorious film, Peeping Tom, on through TV successes like The Pallisers and Hotel du Lac to a range of work in radio, Anna Massey has enjoyed the most remarkable career. And a whole host of extraordinary, often highly eccentric characters make their entrances and exits during its course. On and off set or stage, there are encounters with the theatrical knights, Olivier, Redgrave, Richardson and Gielgud. Noel Coward takes more than one bow. Great friendships are formed with fellow actors like Alan Rickman, Alec McCowen, Dame Judi Dench, and the playwright, David Hare. And there are inevitable difficulties with directors like Otto Preminger. Anna also has to play the part of hostess to the Duke of Edinburgh - in real life. After all the inevitable vicissitudes and upsets, Anna Massey ends her book with the story of personal happiness, achieved without make-up, lighting or script
 
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Massey, Anna Raymond 1937-2011

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