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Plowright, Joan

Overview
Works: 225 works in 1,058 publications in 10 languages and 29,348 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Children's films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Television programs  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Interviewee, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joan Plowright
 
Most widely held works by Joan Plowright
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( Visual )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Enchanted April by Mike Newell( Visual )

25 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,498 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 )

52 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,391 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George, the inquisitive little guy with an insatiable taste for adventure, sets off in a brand new tale for the big screen. His spunky and fun-loving nature endears him to new friends he meets along the way and lands him in a series of (mis)adventures
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

69 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,110 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 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attemps 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. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
I am David by Fei ge( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and German and held by 854 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 800 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 )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 677 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 )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces, and a 1995 documentary about his life, his relationship with Alfred Douglas and the trials that destroyed his career. Includes reflections by Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland, and Douglas' grandniece Alice Douglas. The Importance of Being Earnest: "Filled with wit and wisdom, The Importance of being Earnest tells the tale of Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff. Jack has invented an imaginary brother, Ernest, whom he uses as an excuse to escape from his dull home in the country and frolic in town. Algernon uses a similar technique, only in reverse: his imaginary friend, Bunbury, provides a convenient and frequent method of taking adventures in the country. However, their deceptions eventually cross paths, resulting in a series of crises that threaten to spoil their romantic pursuits; Jack of his love Gwendolyn Fairfax, and Algernon of his belle Cecily Cardew." The picture of Dorian Gray: "Oscar Wilde's only novel, The picture of Dorian Gray, is a chilling melodrama, which scandalized polite society when first published in 1890. Dorian Gray is a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Enthralled with his own physical beauty, Dorian purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul. While Dorian remains young and unchanged by his hedonistic lifestyle, his portrait hides the terrible truth."
Equus by Peter Shaffer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un psiquiatra de mediana edad, el doctor Martin Dysart, ha de enfrentarse a un caso extraño ocurrido a un mozo de establo. Alan Strang, el mozo, ciega a seis caballos de forma repentina y sin ninguna razón aparente. Durante el juicio rehúsa ofrecer testimonio alguno en defensa propia. Dysart se hace cargo del caso, aunque al principio tiene unas relaciones problemáticas con el joven
Return of the native by Jack Gold( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 519 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 )

36 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama of seedy music hall life. Archie Rice, a third rate vaudevillian whose song and dance routines are unappealing and boring, is nagged by his shrewish alcoholic wife about his failures. His world comes tumbling down onto the garbage heap he has built up through his lifetime of self delusion and duplicity
Widows' peak by John Irvin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Catalan and held by 471 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
The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 466 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!
And that's not all by Joan Plowright( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A memoir by Joan Plowright, the actress who was Laurence Olivier's third and last wife. She tells of her upbringing, her education at drama school, her work at the Royal Court and her acting, and covers her meeting with Olivier and the ups and downs of being married to him
 
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The entertainer
Alternative Names
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.

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 بازیگر بریتانیایی

조앤 플로라이트

ジョーン・プロウライト

瓊·普萊懷特

瓊安·普洛萊特

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EquusThe entertainerAnd that's not allOrson's shadowAnd that's not all : the memoirs of Joan Plowright