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Hill, Lucienne

Overview
Works: 62 works in 165 publications in 2 languages and 3,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Historical films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Comedy plays  Fiction  Farces  Romance fiction  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Adapter, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PQ2601.N67, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lucienne Hill
 
Most widely held works by Lucienne Hill
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Le lys dans la vallée by Honoré de Balzac( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 1997 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence between a young Frenchman and his fiancee on the subject of love reveals the differences in the two sex's approach to the subject
The waltz of the toreadors; [play] by Jean Anouilh( Book )

25 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story is told on two levels: one comic and one bitter. The blustery sex farce concerns a general who fancies himself to be a toreador with the ladies, but he is disgusted with himself and the hollowness of his triumphs."--Publisher's website
Thieves' carnival, a play in four acts by Jean Anouilh( Book )

11 editions published between 1952 and 1980 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The scene is a palatial home where two attractive young girls reside. The home is invaded by three affectionate thieves, on the one hand, and by a country bumpkin on the other. A lovely romance blooms instantly between one of the girls and the youngest thief. Being a very honest fellow, he cannot in good conscience accept her love, and instead turns with vengeance toward his job. But she is swifter in her wiles than he is in his"--Publisher's website
Poor Bitos by Jean Anouilh( Book )

5 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In repertory, Arena Stage, Thomas C. Fichandler, executive director, Zelda Fichandler, producing director, Edwin Sherin, associate producing director, Arena Stage presents "Poor Bitos," by Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill, directed by Harold Stone, settings by Robin Wagner, costumes by Leigh Rand, lighting by William Eggleston
The arrest : a drama in two acts by Jean Anouilh( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a seedy, decadent kind of Grand Hotel are gathered a number of has beens. These include a man and a young man, a young married man and his wife, a band leader and the pianist he's sleeping with (when her son isn't spying on them), a policeman and others. Then Anouilh turns magician and starts turning time inside out. Suddenly, the young married woman becomes a grandmother, the devastating mistress of the prince with whom the young married man runs off turns out to be a stinking slattern with thirty two cats and the time warp takes place with the other characters too. Revelations abound as a result."--Publisher's website
It's later than you think by Jean Anouilh( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1970 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ornifle by Jean Anouilh( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paddle your own canoe : a comedy in three acts by Max Régnier( Book )

3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of the year by J. C Trewin( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trap for a lonely man; a play in three acts by Robert Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restless heart; [play] by Jean Anouilh( Book )

2 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becket, or, the honor of God by Jean Anouilh( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After helping to murder Becket, King Henry II is haunted by memories of their passionate friendship. Appointing Becket as Archbishop was the King's greatest mistake, for Becket finds his allegiance shifting from king and country to God and Church
Trap for a Lonely Man ... Translated by Lucienne Hill and John Sutro by Robert THOMAS( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Folies Bergère.] The Folies Bergère. Translated by Lucienne Hill, etc. [With plates.] by Paul Derval( Book )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becket by Jean Anouilh( Book )

3 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in French and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the conflict of loyalties to church and state as they influenced the lives of two powerful men in English history
 
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Le lys dans la vallée
Alternative Names
Palmer, Lucienne.

Languages
English (74)

French (2)

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The waltz of the toreadors; [play]Becket, or, the honor of God