WorldCat Identities

McCarthy, Sheila

Overview
Works: 90 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 5,846 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Television programs  Disaster films  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Children's television programs  Television mini-series 
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 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of an eccentric boarder turns a young boy's home upside-down. Ludwig van Beethoven has moved in upstairs! At first, the boy resents their new tenant, but slowly ten-year-old Christoph comes to understand the genius of the man, the torment of his deafness and the beauty of his music. Beethoven Lives Upstairs is pure family entertainment that captures a special friendship between a great composer and a young boy. Based in part on historical fact and featuring more than twenty-five beautifully-performed excerpts of Beethoven's best-loved works. - Container
Cow belles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 557 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 )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 504 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
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 430 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
A woman of independent means( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 429 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
The stone angel by Kari Skogland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At 90, Hagar Shipley may be considered old, but she hasn't stopped fighting. As her son and daughter-in-law take her to a nursing home, Hagar resists and remembers a lifetime of boldness and courage
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 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free-spirited Emily leaves childhood behind as adulthood experiences bring conflicting emotions and new found understanding
Road to Avonlea( Visual )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 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
Lathe of heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 224 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
I've heard the mermaids singing by Patricia Rozema( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an organizationally impaired temporary assistant who gets her first pemanent job at the age of 31 working for a curator of an art gallery
Little mosque on the prairie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at a small Muslim community living side by side with the residents of a small prairie town. "Little mosque on the prairie is a humorous look at relationships, family, love, the generation gap and balancing Muslim beliefs and traditions in a prairie setting"--Container
Armistead Maupin's More tales of the city( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought to life is San Francisco in the 1970's. The quirky lovelorn tenants of 28 Barbary Lane are following their fortunes and follies under the watchful eye of their maternal landlady. Intersecting lives, gleeful coincidences and innocent raunch are all part of the fun
Emily of New Moon( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 135 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
The day after tomorrow by Roland Emmerich( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When global warming triggers the onset of a new Ice Age, tornadoes flatten Los Angeles, a tidal wave engulfs New York City and the entire Northern Hemisphere begns to freeze solid. Now, climatologist Jack Hall, his son Sam, and a small band of survivors must ride out the growing superstorm and stay alive in the face of an enemy more powerful and relentless than anything anyone has ever encountered: Mother Nature
Rare birds( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 122 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 106 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
Little mosque on the prairie( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at a small Muslim community living side by side with the residents of a small prairie town. Little mosque on the prairie is a humorous look at relationships, family, love, the generation gap and balancing Muslim beliefs and traditions in a prairie setting
Little mosque on the prairie( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at a small Muslim community living side by side with the residents of a small prairie town. Little mosque on the prairie is a humorous look at relationships, family, love, the generation gap and balancing Muslim beliefs and traditions in a prairie setting
George's island( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the local case worker takes ten-year-old George away from the old sea-dog of a grandfather that he loves and puts him in a foster home, the boy runs away, rows to a mysterious island, and finds that Grandpa's spooky old stories are true
 
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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 Canadees actrice

Sheila McCarthy canadisk skuespiller

Sheila McCarthy kanadensisk skådespelare

Sheila McCarthy kanadische Schauspielerin

Sheila McCarthy kanadisk skodespelar

Sheila McCarthy kanadisk skuespiller

Маккарти, Шейла

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