WorldCat Identities

Brighouse, Harold 1882-1958

Overview
Works: 216 works in 563 publications in 3 languages and 4,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  One-act plays  Audio adaptations  History  Genealogy 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6003.R38, 822.910822
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Most widely held works about Harold Brighouse
 
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Most widely held works by Harold Brighouse
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( Book )

66 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy is based around the battle of wills between a hard-headed cobbler, called Hobson and his daughter Maggie. Maggie defies Hobson by marrying his most talented worker - the timid and downtrodden Will. She helps Will to develop his potential and together they turn the tables on Hobson
Contemporary one-act plays from nine countries by Percival Wilde( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of Stanley Houghton by Stanley Houghton( Book )

5 editions published in 1914 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice, a three-act comedy by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lonesome-like : a play in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

28 editions published between 1900 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Lancashire plays: The game, the northerners, Zack by Harold Brighouse( Book )

8 editions published between 1920 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garside's career; a comedy in four acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1914 and 2003 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open air plays by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published between 1926 and 1927 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The price of coal by Harold Brighouse( Book )

11 editions published between 1911 and 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six fantasies by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's choice by Tom Gutteridge( Visual )

13 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tyrannical bootshop owner in Victorian London with three unmarried daughters tries to control their lives and marriages while they have different ideas
Hobson's choice : a comedy in three acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

9 editions published between 1916 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Horatio Hobson, widower and boot-shop proprietor, is much incensed at the 'general increase of uppishness' amongst his three daughters. The climax comes when he teases Maggie (the eldest and the ringleader) on her being past the marrying age. Maggie promptly retaliates by marrying Hobson's best boot-hand, Will Mossup, and turning this retiring youth into a sturdy fellow whose new confidence makes him a real business rival to Hobson
Open air plays : five one-act comedies by Harold Brighouse( Book )

3 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maid of France; a play in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 1922 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coincidence; comedy in three acts by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hepplestall's by Harold Brighouse( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converts; a comedy in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays for the meadow and plays for the lawn by Harold Brighouse( Book )

2 editions published in 1921 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The happy hangman : a grotesque in one act by Harold Brighouse( Book )

4 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hobson's choice
Alternative Names
Brighouse, Harold

Brighouse, Harold 1882-

H・ブリグハウス

Harold Brighouse British writer

Harold Brighouse écrivain britannique

Harold Brighouse escriptor britànic

Harold Brighouse escritor británico

Harold Brighouse scriitor britanic

Harold Brighouse Suurbritannia kirjanik

Languages
English (185)

Welsh (3)

German (2)

Covers
Hobson's choice : a comedy in three acts