Most widely held works by Samantha Eggar
Double indemnity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container.
Doctor Dolittle ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 libraries worldwide
Story of Doctor Dolittle, who learns how to communicate with animals.
Alice I have been by Melanie Benjamin ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
Alice Liddell Hargreaves's life has been a richly woven tapestry. As a young woman, wife, mother, and widow, she's experienced intense passion, great privilege, and greater tragedy. But as she nears her eighty-first birthday, she knows that, to the world around her, she is and will always be only "Alice." Her life was permanently dog-eared at one fateful moment in her tenth year, the golden summer day she urged a grown-up friend to write down one of his fanciful stories.
Dr. Dolittle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 619 libraries worldwide
Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on a variety of four-legged and fine-feathered patients. See his secret cures and watch as ordinary and exotic animals talk, dance, and sing.
The Molly Maguires ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and German and held by 563 libraries worldwide
James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen.
A secret affair by Barbara Taylor Bradford ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Bill Fitzgerald, a television foreign correspondent, falls in love with a married American woman while on vacation in Venice.
The Magic voyage ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
With the help of the crew, some friendly animals, and a lot of luck, Pico the woodworm and Christopher Columbus make it to the New World. But the battle is not over as Marilyn, a beautiful and magical firefly, is captured by the evil "Swarm Lord." It's up to Pico, Columbus and the gang to save the day.
The collector ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered butterfly collector takes a turn to the sinister when he "collects" a new specimen -- a beautiful woman.
An ocean apart [a novel by Robin Pilcher ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Devastated after his wife's death, a Scottish man travels to Long Island where he finds a job as a gardener and the healing he needs to begin life anew.
Walk, don't run ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Multiple languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
An English industrialist and a member of the U.S. Olympic team wind up sharing an apartment with a beautiful woman.
Doctor Dolittle original motion picture soundtrack by Leslie Bricusse ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 205 libraries worldwide
The brood ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Frank Carveth finds himself faced with a terrible predicament. His wife is in an institution suffering from mental illness, yet her therapy does not seem to be working. The institute's director refuses to reveal the nature of the therapy he is using to treat her. Before Frank can learn more, a series of bizarre murders rock the city-- victims of vengeful, murderous creatures that destroy anything that gets in their way.
The falcon at the portal by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A newly discovered pyramid, Egypt's rising nationalist movement, and family complications confront Amelia Peabody in her latest encounter with crime.
Lady in waiting [a novel by Susan Meissner ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Jane finds an old ring in a box of relics from a British jumble sale and discovers a Latin inscription in the band along with just one other word: Jane. Feeling instant connection to the mysterious ring bearing her namesake, Jane begins a journey to learn more about the ring and perhaps about herself. In the sixteenth-century, Lucy Day becomes the dressmaker to Lady Jane Grey, an innocent young woman whose fate seems to be controlled by a dangerous political and religious climate, one threatening to deny her true love and pursuit of her own interests.
Rose cottage by Mary Stewart ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
A war widow returns to her childhood home for some important papers only to find they are missing, and her search for the truth will uncover family problems long buried, but also give her another chance at romance.
The prince and the pilgrim by Mary Stewart ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
In a far corner of King Arthur's Britain, the king of Cornwell murders his brother, Prince Baudouin, in cold-blooded jealousy. Baudouin's widow flees for her life with her infant son, Alexander, who when grown to manhood, sets out for Camelot in a quest for justice. The young prince's path leads first to the dark tower of the sorceress Morgan LeFay who bewitches him. However, destiny guides Alexander to Alice, a strikingly beautiful young woman...
The ape who guards the balance by Elizabeth Peters ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Eygptologist Amelia Peabody finds a web of criminals, cults, stolen treasures, and fallen women covering a murder that was probably motivated by greed.
The magic flute ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A fearless prince must save a beautiful princess from peril in this action-packed animated adventure based on Mozart's opera, The magic flute.
Diana a tribute to the people's princess by Peter Donnelly ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Born with the proverbial silver spoon in her mouth, the Honorable Diana Frances Spencer attained wealth, power and title with her marriage to Charles, Prince of Wales. But her ultimate triumph owed nothing to those circumstances and everything to her inner qualities: to an innate ability to understand and connect with ordinary people, especially the desperately sick, the rejected, the "unloved." Widely admired author, biographer and journalist Peter Donnelly tells the remarkable story of Diana's unhappy childhood, of her fairy tale marriage and the recriminations and unhappiness attendant on her divorce, and of how she captured hearts all over the world to become the people's princess.
Emma by Jane Austen ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The story of a young woman whose personal pretensions bring her up against the constraints of English society.
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Multiple languages (8)
No Linguistic content (6)