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Plowright, Joan

Works: 228 works in 1,094 publications in 11 languages and 29,349 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Fantasy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Interviewee, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Joan Plowright
Most widely held works by Joan Plowright
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children Jared, Simon, and Mallory Grace move into a secluded old estate, and notice that strange things start happening. Now it's up to them to learn the unbelievable truth about the house, and of the amazing creatures that inhabit it
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and Russian and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
One hundred and one Dalmatians by Walt Disney( Visual )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dinosaur is separated from his own kind when he hatches and is raised by a clan of lemurs, but when a meteor shower destroys their home they are forced to move entering a different world one filled with danger and lack of trust
Enchanted April by Mike Newell( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible
Tea with Mussolini by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini is a story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has run off and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary, a English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy the cultured, creative atmosphere of life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
Curious George by H. A Rey( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

67 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harshly treated orphan girl, Jane Eyre, becomes a governess in a mysterious Yorkshire mansion and falls in love with the master of the house
Avalon( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of several generations of a family, from the arrival of immigrant Sam Krichinsky in the suburb of Baltimore called Avalon down through his children and grandchildren. The family goes from poverty to prosperity and the world changes around them, but their love and humor hold the family together
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

27 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city
I am David by Fei ge( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David is a 12-year-old boy who escapes from a Communist concentration camp. He has little more with him than a compass, a sealed letter, a loaf of bread, and instructions to carry the letter to Copenhagen, Denmark. David is thrust into a world free of Communism for the first time in his young life as he travels across Europe. For David, this is a spiritual voyage of discovery, where he slowly loses his instinctual mistrust of humanity and begins to smile, share, trust and ultimately, love. Ultimately addresses the cruelties, politics, and suffering of warfare while celebrating the resilience of youth and the unbreakable spirit of a child
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Dan Ireland( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 801 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?
William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

44 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
The Oscar Wilde collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces. Importance of being earnest: Two young men have taken to bending the truth in order to add excitement to their lives. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of crises that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits. Picture of Dorian Gray: Presents the story of a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Ideal husband: A dazzling blend of farce and morality that explores human frailty and social hypocrisy. Lady Windermere's fan: Centers around the arrival of a mysterious woman who hopes to break into London's society
Back to the secret garden( Visual )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It has been decades since Mary and Colin first discovered the secret garden outside Misselthwaite Manor as curious young children. Today as husband and wife Lady Mary and Sir Colin have turned the estate into a home for young war orphans. When Mary leaves to join her husband abroad she entrusts the children to her housekeeper Martha and the caretaker. Martha is also given the key to the secret garden but its mysteries are impermeable to the dour fearful woman until a new charge arrives. Twelve year old Lizzie Buscana has come from America for a new life at Misselthwaite. A girl of boundless enthusiasm she immediately befriends fellow orphans Robert Stephen and Geraldine. A little spitfire of endless curiosity Lizzie asks about the secret garden. But Martha with her strange fears about what lies beyond its walls has forbidden the children from entering. Such a command can't stop Lizzie however. With the stolen key to the garden in hand Lizzie invades its secrets late one night
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Return of the native by Jack Gold( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eustacia Vye feels trapped living with her grandfather in the country and longs for the excitement of a big city. She charms one man who promises to run away with her, but her plans are shaken when a handsome local man returns from Paris hoping to make her his bride
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( Visual )

35 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vaudevillian deals with his failures and those of his family
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sexy Demi Moore heats up this powerfully sensual story of illicit love! In a time when adultery is punishable by death, Hester Prynne (Moore) becomes involved in a risky and scandalous affair with her town's handsome minister (Gary Oldman). But when their secret passion results in a child, Hester is confronted with the town's overwhelming scorn ... and is condemned to forever wear the scarlet letter "A" as a public brand of shame! A highly provocative retelling of the classic tale of forbidden love, The Scarlet Letter combines a sizzling story with exciting stars and delivers must-see entertainment!
Widows' peak by John Irvin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Catalan and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a stranger moves to Widows' Peak, she turns the town upside down with her devious lies and shocking secrets. She seduces the men, enrages the women, and unleases a major scandal, but its all part of an astonishing plan
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Džoun Plourajt

Gage, Joan

Gage, Joan 1929-

Ioanna Plowright

Joan Plowright actrice britannique

Joan Plowright actriță britanică

Joan Plowright actriu britànica

Joan Plowright actriz británica

Joan Plowright attrice britannica

Joan Plowright britische Schauspielerin

Joan Plowright British actress

Joan Plowright britisk skodespelar

Joan Plowright britisk skuespiller

Joan Plowright Brits actrice

Joan Plowright brittisk skådespelare

Joan Plowright pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Lady Olivier 1929-

Olivier 1929- Lady

Olivier, Joan 1929-

Olivier, Joan Ann

Olivier, Joan Plowright 1929-

Olivier, Joan Plowright Lady

Olivier Lady

Olivier Lady 1929-

Plowright, Joan Ann.

Джоан Плаурайт

Плаурайт, Джоан

Плаурайт, Джоан Британская актриса.

Џоан Плаурајт

Џоун Плоурајт

Ջոն Պլաուրայթ

ג'ואן פלורייט

ג'ואן פלורייט שחקנית בריטית

جوان بلاورايت

جوان بلاورايت ممثلة بريطانية

جوآن پلورایت

جوآن پلورایت بازیگر بریتانیایی

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DinosaurAvalonEquusThe entertainerOrson's shadowAnd that's not all : the memoirs of Joan Plowright