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Simmons, Jean 1929-2010

Overview
Works: 511 works in 1,478 publications in 9 languages and 31,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Musical settings  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Host, Costume designer, Interviewee, Vocalist, Singer, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jean Simmons
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick ( Visual )
112 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom
Guys and dolls by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times Square is all a bustle with petty crooks, lazy cops, and especially, gamblers. Gamblers are everywhere, but Nathan Detroit--who maintains the "Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York"--Is short the $1000 he needs to secure a site for a fleet of big players coming into town. Nathan's other problem is his burlesque showgirl fianceĢe, Miss Adelaide. Her fourteen-year long engagement and Nathan's failure to give up the gambling racket as he promised have given her a permanent, psychosomatic cold. When Sky Masterson, with a reputation as a fast and loose bettor, arrives in New York Nathan devises a plan. Nathan bets Sky that Sky won't be able to convince Sergeant Sarah Brown, local Salvation Army Sergeant and goody two shoes extraordinaire, to go to Havana for dinner. Sky only has 24 hours to succeed or sacrifice the cash. What he doesn't count on is losing his heart as well. Thus, the die is cast, the fates engaged, as songs, dance, and old-fashioned gambling good fun ensue
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer
Howl's moving castle by Christian Bale ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sophie, who helps out at her late father's hat shop, is transformed one day by a witch into an old woman. Sophie seeks out the help of the wizard Howl, who has an amazing moving castle which is fueled by a fire demon named Calcifer. Limited quantities will include bonus DVD version of the film
The robe by Henry Koster ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the inspiring story of the robe that Jesus wore on the cross and the Roman centurion, Marcellus Gallio, who wins the robe in a gambling match at the foot of the cross
Elmer Gantry by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt
Black narcissus by Michael Powell ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,503 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
The big country by William Wyler ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea captain trades the expanse of the oceans for the open range of the West and grows to regret his choice
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the gloom of a country graveyard, a young boy encounters an escaped convict, a chance meeting that years later leads the boy to tragedy, mystery and wealth
Final fantasy the spirits within by Hironobu Sakaguchi ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The year is 2065 A.D. and the earth is infested with alien spirits and mankind faces total extinction. Led by a dream and guided by a mentor, a scientist struggles to collect eight good spirits to create a powerful source strong enough to destroy the alien presence, but is it pure enough to protect the planet? The earth must be saved from its darkest hate and unleash the final spirit
The thorn birds by Stan Marguiles ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The epic story of a priest torn between God and human passion and a beautiful girl desiring only what she cannot have, spanning five decades of ambition, fear, longing and revenge, and set against the vast horizons of Australia's Outback
Heidi by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The classic story of a young poor orphan girl abandoned by her aunt and banished to live with her isolated old grandfather high in the Swiss Alps
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jealous English earl (Grant) who wants to keep his beautiful wife (Kerr) first tries suave trickery but finally resorts to a duel with pistols
How to make an American quilt by Jocelyn Moorhouse ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in French and English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman visits her grandmother one summer to think over a marriage proposal, and the women in a quilting bee confide to her the stories of the loves that have shaped their lives
Mysteries of the Bible the greatest stories ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed on location throughout the Holy Land, this collection explores the latest archaeological discoveries and scientific research to probe for answers to some of the greatest riddles of the Scriptures.--Container
Who wrote the Bible probing the eternal mysteries behind the origins of the Holy Scriptures ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New scientific research reveals insight into the origin of the Holy Scriptures. Leading biblical experts journey back to the land and the times of the Bible's very creation to probe its most profound mysteries
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Guys and dolls the new Broadway cast recording by Frank Loesser ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The execution of Jesus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The death of Jesus has had the greatest impact on mankind. While his life is cloaked in mystery, the details of his death are even more veiled. Join scholars and archaeologists on a historic inquiry into the Biblical account of the last days of Jesus
Apocalypse the puzzle of Revelation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scholars discuss questions pertaining to the meanings and authorship of the Book of Revelation, which many Christians believe forecasts the the end of the world. Examines the possible motives of St. John the Evangelist, who is generally attributed responsibility for the text
 
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Alternative Names
Simmonds, Jean, 1929-2010
Simmons, Jean
Simmons, Jean, 1929-
Simmons, Jean Merilyn 1929-2010
Languages
English (501)
German (31)
French (25)
Spanish (18)
Japanese (11)
Multiple languages (4)
Chinese (2)
Italian (2)
Esperanto (1)
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