WorldCat Identities

McCarthy, Sheila

Overview
Works: 103 works in 164 publications in 1 language and 4,451 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Children's films  Television programs  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Melodrama  Comedy films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sheila McCarthy
Beethoven lives upstairs by Richard Moser ( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first, ten-year-old Christoph resents the eccentric boarder who enters his home, but slowly he comes to understand the torment of Ludwig van Beethoven's deafness, and to appreciate the genius and beauty of his music
Cow belles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The father of two wealthy, free spirited teens puts them to work to teach them about the responsibility of running a business. When someone empties the company's bank accounts, the sisters must put aside their pampered existence to save the business
Emily of new moon( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel, Emily of New Moon is the brilliant story of a free-spirited, orphaned girl, whose vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature clash with her strict adoptive family. Season one follows Emily as she adjusts to a new school, makes new friends, and attempts to discover her parents' and family's past. Through it all, Emily handles her difficult issues with poise beyond her years and with an uncanny ability to wonderfully complicate the lives of everyone around her
A woman of independent means( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the turn of the century, a time when women had few choices, Bess Steed Garner inherits a legacy - not only of wealth but of determination and desire, making her truly a woman of independent means. Adapted from the epistolary novel, this film follow the life of Bess Steed Garner from her childhood in 1899 to her death in 1977. Bess endures life's trials and triumphs of life with unfailing courage and indomitable spirit: the sacrifices love sometimes requires of the heart, the flaws and rewards of marriage, the often-tested bond between mother and child, and the will to defy a society that demands conformity
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her parents, free-spirited Emily must live with her rigid Aunt Elizabeth, timid Aunt Laura, and odd cousin Jimmy. Her vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature are the cause of many clashes with her strict adoptive family
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Emily begins to question her future as a writer and her role in Victorian society. Meanwhile, the town fights a smallpox outbreak
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Emily leaves childhood behind as adulthood experiences bring conflicting emotions and new found understanding
Lathe of heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For George, the saying "dreams come true" is terribly accurate - his nighttime visions reshape reality. After druggingh himself in an attempt to keep from dreaming, George is arrested and ordered to seek psychiatric treatment for his "delusions". When his doctor realizes that George's power is real, he starts to manipulate George's dreams, with disastrous consequences
Road to Avonlea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this dramatic season, the King family copes with difficult personal and community changes that threaten to change their lives forever"--Container
Rare birds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave's marriage is dead and his restaurant just went belly up. Alphonse, Dave's neighbor, hatches a mad-yet-ingenious scheme in the hopes of saving his buddy's sagging fortune. After staging the sightings of an extremely rare bird in the neighborhood, bird watchers and hungry patrons the world over, flock to the area. But soon, Dave's restaurant is swimming in controversy
Speaking of courage( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alyssa, Carolina and Lucas struggle to speak, each of these children live with a stutter. In this documentary we learn their stories through their own voices and personalities. We hear from those who care for and support them: their parents and family members, speech-language pathologists, friends and community organizations dedicated to helping people with speech disorders. Also the importance of early detection and treatment of stuttering in children is stressed, providing valuable information about the disorder, which will be useful for parents, educators, medical professionals and the general public
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emily of New Moon is the brilliant tale of a free-spirited, orphaned girl whose vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature clash with her strict adoptive family. Set during the Victorian era, Emily's coming-of-age-every heartbreak and triumph-is captured in this complete collector's set"--Container
George's island( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George loves his crotchety old grandfather, but the case worker sends the ten-year-old orphan to a foster home anyway. George escapes to a mysterious island at night, only to find grandpa's spooky old stories are true. Ghosts of pirates really are guarding the treasure of Captain Kidd
Little mosque on the prairie( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following his exhibition boxing match with Amaar, the match which Amaar won by a knockout, Reverend Thorne is sporting a neck brace and can barely move. Amaar learns the true nature of the reverend's injuries, and the reason for the brace. Meanwhile, Rayyan, the doctor, attends to an injured Baber at the mosque
Larceny( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's alluring, conniving, and she'll do anything to claw her way out of poverty an into the corridors of wealth and power. This fast-paced, colorful adventure is based on the true story of a woman who ruthlessly used her beauty and cinning to acieve the good life. The beautiful daughter of a poor farmer, Betsy Bigley is desperate to improve her situation. She cooks up one scheme after another, hoping to gain entry into high society. From bilking farmers to powerful New York bankers, she works her considerable charm at every opportunity, until an unforeseen twist threatens her greatest con. When she vows revenge, she makes good in a rollicking caper involving a phony gold mine, a showgirl and a lovesick private eye
Road to Avonlea( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this dramatic season, the King family copes with difficult personal and community changes that threaten to change their lives forever"--Container
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative young girl aspires to be a famous writer. He father dies and she is forced to live with one of her relatives. It is decided that she would live with her two aunts and an odd cousin at New Moon
The lotus eaters by Paul Shapiro( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set on a small West Coast island in the 60's, The lotus eaters is the story of the colorful and eccentric Kingswood family
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative young girl aspires to be a famous writer. He father dies and she is forced to live with one of her relatives. It is decided that she would live with her two aunts and an odd cousin at New Moon
Emily of new moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel, Emily of New Moon is the brilliant story of a free-spirited, orphaned girl, whose vivid imagination, passion to write, and romantic nature clash with her strict adoptive family. Season one follows Emily as she adjusts to a new school, makes new friends, and attempts to discover her parents' and family's past. Through it all, Emily handles her difficult issues with poise beyond her years and with an uncanny ability to wonderfully complicate the lives of everyone around her
 
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Beethoven lives upstairs
Alternative Names
Mac Carthy Sheila 1956-....

MacCarthy Sheila 1956-....

Mc Carthy Sheila 1956-....

Sheila McCarthy actor

Sheila McCarthy canadisk skuespiller

Sheila McCarthy kanadensisk skdespelare

Sheila McCarthy kanadische Schauspielerin

Sheila McCarthy kanadisk skodespelar

Sheila McCarthy kanadisk skuespiller

Маккарти, Шейла

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Languages
English (75)

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Lathe of heavenGeorge's islandLarceny