WorldCat Identities

Smith, Liz 1921-

Overview
Works: 87 works in 172 publications in 1 language and 6,247 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Television comedies  Historical fiction  War stories  Biography  War stories, English  Reviews 
Roles: Actor, Singer, Narrator, Editor, Translator, Creator, Adapter, Performer
Classifications: PR4571, 823.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Liz Smith
 
Most widely held works by Liz Smith
The curse of the were-rabbit ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Vege-mania' is sweeping Wallace and Gromit's neighborhood, so the two enterprising chums are cashing in with their company, "Anti-Pesto." Business is booming, and only days remain before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition. Suddenly, a huge, mysterious, veg-ravaging "beast" begins attacking the town's vegetable plots at night, and the competition hostess, Lady Companula Tottington, commissions Anti-Pesto to catch it and save the day
Keeping mum by Niall Johnson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Goodfellow, the well meaning vicar of the parish of Little Wallop, is so obsessed with writing the perfect sermon that he is oblivious to his wife Gloria's dalliance with her brash golf instructor Lance; neither does he notice that his daughter Holly has a different boyfriend every week, and his yound son Petey is the whipping boy for the school bullies. Gloria feels her life is spiralling out of control and prays every night for salvation. Enter Grace, the answer to the family's prayers: a sweet grey haired old lady, the charming and discreet new housekeep, who has her own unique definition of keeping house -- and a very unusual way of solving problem
Lark Rise to Candleford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the relationship of two contrasting communities: Lark Rise, a small hamlet gently holding onto the past, and Candleford, a neighboring market town bustling into the future. When young Laura Timmins leaves Lark Rise for a job at the Candleford post office, she discovers an eye-opening, exciting new world. In the face of scandals and feuds, she must leave her childhood behind
The Vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents two episodes of the popular BBC television series "The Vicar of Dibley" in which the town's free-spirited female vicar celebrates Christmas and New Years
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
The vicar of Dibley ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sleepy English village of Dibley is plunged into an uproar when its new vicar turns out to be a woman. And not just any woman, but the unconventional Geraldine Granger who brings her own earthy spirit and humor to the pulpit
Bill of wrongs [the executive branch's assault on America's fundamental rights] by Molly Ivins ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A critical expose of the American government and the Bush administration examines how the rights guaranteed in the Bill of Rights are being gradually eroded and undermined and pays tribute to ordinary people who have gone to great lengths to protect those rights
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife (Mirren) of a barbaric crime boss (Gambon) engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller (Howard) between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook (Bohringer). This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
Jottings : flights of fancy from our Betty by Liz Smith ( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apartment zero ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in modern day Argentina, the film centers on a pair of unlikely roommates, Adrian LeDuc and Jack Carney. Adrian is a lonely, reserved man who runs a local revival movie theater. In order to make ends meet, he takes in a roommate--Jack. Jack is handsome, charming and alluring. He may also be a killer
For the love of movies the story of American film criticism by Gerald Peary ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From the raw beginnings of criticism before D.W. Griffith's 'The Birth of a Nation' to the incendiary Pauline Kael-Andrew Sarris debates of the 1960s and 70s, to the battle today between youthful on-liners and the print establishment, this documentary tells all through the insights and expertise of a diverse group of passionate film critics. Those who hear them may gain new respect for the profession of film criticism"--Container
The Royle family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic British comedy involving a seemly dysfunctional family with a skinflint patriach, his long-suffering wife, aspiring hairdresser daughter, and the youngest Royle, a surly teenage son
A private function by Malcolm Mowbray ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ambitious couple and a V.I.P (Very Important Pig) collide in this outrageous comedy of manners! During a time of extreme food rationing in England following World War II, one town's upper class bends the rules by illegally fattening a prize pig for a feast to celebrate the upcoming royal wedding. When a timid foot doctor and his bossy wife get wind of the plan, they seize the chance to climb the social ladder by kidnapping the pig, which has a few unpleasant surprises of its own in store.--Container
Hard labour ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the grinding, daily abuse a poor, elderly woman suffers at the hands of her husband, her children and her employer
The Royle family ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newlyweds Denise and Dave announce that they are soon to be parents. Mom is delighted and Dad is quietly thrilled at the prospect of being a grandfather. Now Denise has even more of an excuse to lounge about with Mom running after her
Flick ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memphis cop Lieutenant McKenzie is called in to investigate a series of strange deaths and weird sightings following the resurrection of a murder victim from the 1950s. Now brought back to life in modern times, Johnny tries to find his teenage sweetheart (who is now age 62), and also seek revenge for his death
The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On the eve of the First Wolrd War a magical drama unfolds as Tamino sets forth on a perilous journey in pursuit of love, light and peace in a world afflicted by darkness, death and destruction. An eerie quiet descends over a landscape still untouched by conflict as Tamino waits anxiously with his fellow recruits for the command to go into battle. What ensues is a spectacular musical adventure in which the blossoming love between Tamino and Pamina, the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night, may help determine the fate of a nation and the destiny of millions"--Container
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is one of a series of both classics and modern fiction rewritten for "learners of English." Includes questions for students
Our Betty : scenes from my life by Liz Smith ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Liz Smith was born in Scunthorpe. She has starred in many of Britain's most popular shows and has a successful career in film and on the stage." --Dust jacket
Wallace & Gromit by Steve Box ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Curse of the were-rabbit: It's 'veggie-mania' in Wallace and Gromit's neighborhood. The two enterprising friends are cashing in with their humane pest-control outfit, "Anti-Pesto." With only days to go before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition they find that their business is booming. They come to find out that running a "humane" pest control outfit can have its drawbacks. Suddenly, a large and mysterious veg-ravaging "beast" begins attacking the town's sacred vegetable plots at night. The competition hostess, Lady Tottington, commissions Anti-Pesto to catch the beast and save the day. But Victor Quartermaine would rather shoot the beast and secure the position of local hero - not to mention Lady Tottingon's hand in marriage
 
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Alternative Names
García Lomas, María Dolores
Martin, Claude (seud.)
Smith, Edward (seud.)
Smith, Liz, 1925-
Valdim, Jacques
Languages
English (68)
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