WorldCat Identities

Wolfit, Donald 1902-1968

Overview
Works: 130 works in 272 publications in 3 languages and 6,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Historical films  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Narrator
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald Wolfit
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subtitles: English (Hard of Hearing). Movie only, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,722 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
The Henrik Ibsen collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance
King John by William Shakespeare( Recording )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama in which three aspects of kingship are presented: a sovereign whose very title is suspect, his youthful rival (Arthur) whose better claim is made the pawn of scheming politicians, and a bastard nephew (Philip) who is compelled to exercise the kingly burden that the king himself cannot sustain
Room at the top by Jack Clayton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love triangle leads to tragedy in this story of a man who loves one woman but uses the love of a rich man's young daughter to lift himself out of poverty
The Henrik Ibsen Collection by Warner Bros. Entertainment( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten films based on the plays of Henrik Ibsen in which morality, independence, politics, and family values are explored. Includes 7 sound-only productions based on Ibsen works and one sound-only production of a play about Ibsen by Michael Meyer
The rape of Lucrece and other poems by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance guide to William Shakespeare's "King Lear" that presents the full text of the play as well as photographs from notable productions and an audio CD with twenty-one scenes from the play and excerpts from famous performances
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
First interval; the autobiography of Donald Wolfit by Donald Wolfit( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1954 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TCM greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World without end: "Mars-mission astronauts skid on a time warp into a post-apocalyptic future earth marked by fear, mutant monstrosities and a diminishing group of survivors. Can these three wayfarers from the past save our world's future?"--Container
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published in 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lear, the King of Britain, has three daughters. Wishing to ease himself of the burden of rule, he determines to divide his kingdom between them, giving the largest share to she who can say she loves him the best
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halvard Solness is a middle-aged architect whose ruthlessness in his business makes him a hardened individual. Affected by his ambitions are his wife and his colleagues, until a young woman shows up asking for a promised kingdom
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Recording )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1970 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Prospero and Miranda after they are set adrift and wind up on an enchanted island
World without end ; Satellite in the sky( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World without end (1956): Three American astronauts are propelled through time and come back to earth in the year 2508 and find it inhabited by mutant cyclopes. Satellite in the sky (1956): A crew of astronauts must defuse a bomb in space
King Henry IV, parts 1 and 2 by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 1 depicts the early years of the reign of Henry IV, and is notable for the presence of Prince Hal who amuses himself with the bawdy Falstaff. Part 2, continuing high comedy, completes the description of the later years of Henry IV's reign in which rebellion and deception rage. 1968. Written circa 1590
The complete works of William Shakespeare, comprising his plays and poems by William Shakespeare( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays and poems written by William Shakespeare
The autobiography of Joseph Jefferson by Joseph Jefferson( Book )

1 edition published in 1890 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tamerlan : édition bilingue by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in French and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passionate pilgrime by William Shakespeare( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Passionate Pilgrim was an anthology of twenty poems attributed to William Shakespeare but which present-day scholars think just five of these poems were written by the Bard. Here, the most popular four poems, The Passionate Pilgrim, Sonnets To Sundry Notes of Music, A Lover's Complaint, and The Pheonix and The Turtle are read by Edith Evans, Donald Wolfit, Joan Hart and William Squire
 
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King Lear
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King LearTCM greatest classic films collectionWorld without end ; Satellite in the skySir Donald Wolfit : his life and work in the unfashionable theatreRoom at the top
Alternative Names
Donald Wolfit acteur britannique

Donald Wolfit britischer Schauspieler

Donald Wolfit britisk skodespelar

Donald Wolfit britisk skuespiller

Donald Wolfit Brits acteur (1902-1968)

Donald Wolfit brittisk skådespelare

Sir Donald Wolfit

Wolfit, Donald 1902-1968

Woolfitt Donald 1902-1968

Дональд Вулфит

دونالد والفيت ممثل إنجليزي

ドナルド・ウォルフィット

Languages
English (133)

Spanish (2)

French (2)