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Asherson, Renee 1915-2014

Overview
Works: 25 works in 51 publications in 2 languages and 4,078 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Music 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PR2812.A23, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Renee Asherson
 
Most widely held works by Renee Asherson
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
17 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 1,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivier's play-within-a-film is a production of "The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battel fought at Agincourt in France" in the Globe Theatre: "Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
The others by Alejandro Amenábar( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Grace, a devoutly religious mother of two ailing children, has moved with her family to a mansion on the English coast while awaiting her husband's return from World War II. When Anne begins claiming to see ghosts, Grace at first believes her newly arrived family of eccentric servants to be responsible, but chilling events and visions soon lead her to believe that something supernatural is indeed going on
The small back room ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Details the professional and personal travails of a troubled, alcoholic research scientist and military bomb-disposal expert who, while struggling through a relationship with his girlfriend, is hired by the government to advise on a German weapon
The killings at Badger's Drift ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An elderly woman dies suddenly after witnessing something unsettling in the woods
The day the Earth caught fire by Val Guest( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When the United States and the Soviet Union simultaneously set off nuclear explosions, the London Daily Express begins to report on bizarre weather changes around the world. But when the reporters dig deeper, they discover that the blasts have knocked Earth off its axis and sent it hurtling towards the sun. Now, as scorching heat and devastating floods plague the planet, cities explode in chaos and mankind is left with one last hope: a final massive detonation that will either re-balance Earth's orbit or destroy our world forever." -- from container
Edwin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seeking a different kind of justice, a retired High Court Judge, Sir Fenmore Truscott, suspects his debonair neighbor of having seduced Lady Truscott many years ago
Armchair thriller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The circe complex: A jewel thief from prison pits his wife, her two lovers, and the investigating detective against each other in the search for the loot
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder is announced: Life in the village of Chipping Cleghorn is disrupted when a murder announced in the local paper turns out not to be, as originally suspected, a joke
The Chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France by William Shakespeare( Visual )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on one the most popular of the historical plays by Shakespeare and made in order to boost moral of British troops during WW2, this movie is about English King Henry V and his military campaign in France in 1415." -- IMDB, June 13, 2006
Malta story by Brian Desmond Hurst( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A World War II pilot photographer, is forced to land in Malta. There he finds himself attached to the local regiment struggling to holdout against the Axis
The way to the stars by Anthony Asquith( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a British airfield and the men stationed there, focusing mainly on personal relationships in wartime
Harnessing peacocks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a young, unwed mother is rejected by her family, she moves to a quiet seaside village and attempts to begin a new life
Once a jolly swagman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Fox is restless and wants to do something else in his life. Against family wishes, he becomes a motorcycle racer and meets a high society woman named Dotty. Bill then becomes aware of the shallowness of his life. Includes bonus photo gallery
Armchair thriller ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A popular TV investigator gets personally involved in a case when a childhood friend who has taken holy orders dies suspiciously
Pool of London ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ship sails into the Pool of London, and for the few days it is loading or discharging, it becomes as much a part of the Pool as the wharves and warehouses, as the buildings of the city itself. To the tugmen, the watermen, the customs, the river police, it's just another job--usually. However, everything changes for two sailors on shore leave when they inadvertently become caught up in a crime as murky as the great river itself."--Container
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift, with his battell fought at Agincourt in France, will be played by the Lord Chamberlain's men at the Globe Playhouse this day, the first of May, 1600 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tale of Henry V, who invades France on the advice of the Archbishop of Canterbury, conquers the French at Agincourt, and marries Katherine, the daughter of the French King. Beginning and end of film are set in the Globe Theatre in Southwark, London, in 1600, showing the audience, actors on stage and behind the scenes, and conventions of the theater used in Shakespeare's time
Nicole Kidman 4-film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cold Mountain: Inman, a young Confederate soldier, who is injured during the explosive 1864 battle of Petersburg, Virginia, is struggling to make his way home to Cold Mountain, NC, where his beloved Ada awaits him. In Inman's absence, Ada befriends Ruby, who helps her keep up her late father's farm. Meanwhile, in his travels, Inman encounters a menagerie of interesting and colorful characters. Rabbit Hole: Becca and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss. Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban family with everything they wanted. Now, they are caught in a maze of memory, longing, guilt, recrimination, sarcasm and tightly controlled rage from which they cannot escape. The journey is an intimate glimpse into two people learning to re-engage with each other and a world that has been tilted off its axis. The Others: A mother and her two children fight for their lives and their sanity when their secluded island mansion is invaded by strangers. Dogville: Grace arrives in the isolated town of Dogville, on the run from gangsters. The townspeople agree to hide her. However, when outsiders start looking for the fugitive, the locals make demands of Grace in exchange for the risk of harboring her. But Grace has a secret and its a dangerous one. Dogville may regret it ever decided to bare its teeth
The magic box ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of William Friese-Greene, a British inventor who was an early pioneer in the field of motion pictures
A murder is announced ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an intriguing ad in the Chipping Cleghorn paper invites the villagers to witness a murder one evening at Miss Blacklock's home, everyone turns out in force expecting a new kind of party game. At the appointed hour the lights go out, three shots are heard, and a body slumps to the floor. Miss Marple takes over the investigation
Magic box by William Alwyn( )
1 edition published in 1951 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Ascherson, Dorothy Renée, 1915-2014
Ascherson, Renee, 1915-2014
Languages
English (45)
Icelandic (1)
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