WorldCat Identities

Geller, Phylis

Overview
Works: 11 works in 31 publications in 1 language and 2,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Television adaptations  Television plays  Music  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Television programs  Musical settings 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phylis Geller
Coal country ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film reveals the truth about modern coal mining. The story is told by the people directly involved, both working miners and activists who are battling the coal companies in Appalachia. Tensions are high. It's a 'new civil war, ' as families and communities are deeply split over mountaintop removal mining (MTR). What does this mean for America and the rest of the World? The coal industry is spending millions to promote what it calls 'clean coal.' Is it achievable? At what cost?
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
Tennessee Williams' Cat on a hot tin roof ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of deception, money and hypocrisy which tears at a patriarchal Southern family as its members gather for the imminent demise of their "Big Daddy."
Working a musical by Studs Terkel ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by James Taylor, Stephen Schwartz and others
Edward Albee's All over by Edward Albee ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a large, elegant sitting room, a famous man lies dying behind a discreet hospital screen. Reporters and television crews are waiting downstairs to record the event for posterity, while gathered in the 'death chamber' are the great man's wife, mistress, son, daughter, and best friend, the family lawyer
Guests of the nation by Neil McKenzie ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two Irish insurgents are assigned to guard two captured British soldiers at a remote farmhouse owned by the spirited Widow O'Connell, the foursome pass the time by playing cards, dancing jigs, and bickering amiably about their respective countries and religions. Throughout the conviviality, Barney Callahan is haunted by the knowledge that reprisals will be in order if the Irish harm their British captives
Tesla : master of lightning ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recount the life of scientist, inventor, and visionary Nikola Tesla, often remembered as more of an eccentric cult figure than an electrical engineering genius. Tesla's surprising inventions are revealed in his autobiographical and scientific writings
Cat on a hot tin roof ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this turbulent tale of a southern family, sultry Maggie tries desparately to entice her tortured alcoholic husband into bed while fighting his brother and sister-in-law for dying Big Daddy's inheritance
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall ( )
2 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
The Jilting of Granny Weatherall by Katherine Anne Porter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: The story of one eventful day in the life of an older woman who has built her farm and raised her family at the expense of herself
 
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Alternative Names
Geller, Phyllis
Languages
English (31)