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Glenville, Peter 1913-1996

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Most widely held works by Peter Glenville
Becket by Peter Glenville( Visual )

83 editions published between 1064 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,000 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
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing as Alma is shy and repressed
The comedians by Graham Greene( Visual )

27 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sardonic white hotel owner watches Haiti sink into barbarism with growing fatalism. Complications include a friendship with a rebel leader, politically "charged" hotel guests, an affair with the wife of a European ambassador, and the manipulations of a conniving British arms dealer
Hotel Paradiso, a farce-comedy in three acts by Georges Feydeau( Book )

14 editions published between 1957 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arena Stage, Zelda Fichandler, producing director presents "Hotel Paradiso," by Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres, adapted by Peter Glenville, with the Arena Stage Acting Company, directed by Warren Enters, settings by Vincent Piacentini, Jr. lighting by Leo Gallenstein, costumes by Marianna Elliot
Madonna of the seven moons by Arthur Crabtree( Visual )

6 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lurid tale of sex and psychosis is among the wildest of the Gainsborough melodramas. Set in Italy, it begins as a comparatively sedate tale about a respectable, convent-raised woman who is haunted by the memory of being raped as a teenager. But when her grown daughter returns from school, her life begins to unravel in monumentally surprising ways
The living room : a play in two acts by Graham Greene( Book )

14 editions published between 1955 and 1971 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk van de Britse schrijver (1904-1991)
Me and the colonel by Peter Glenville( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a Jew attempting to flee before the advancing Nazis in 1940 France, in the company of an antisemitic Polish officer
Elizabeth Taylor [&] Richard Burton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
Hotel Paradiso by Peter Glenville( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian gentleman quite taken with his equally married next-door neighbor sets up a clandestine rendezvous at a disreputable hotel
Term of trial by Peter Glenville( Visual )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Graham Weir is a middle-aged schoolmaster. Shirley Taylor is his adoring 16-year-old pupil. She offers herself, he gently rejects her and she retaliates with a charge of indecent assault. Acting legend Laurence Olivier and film-debuting Sarah Miles portray teacher and student in Term of Trial, Peter (Becket) Glenville's provocative film notable in its time for its frank sexual theme ... and notable in ours for Olivier's authoritative portrait of an unauthoritative man, one too good -- or too fearful -- to misuse another human being. Simone Signoret, like Olivier an Academy Award winner, plays Weir's restless wife, whose disdain for her husband leads to a stunning denouement. Three lives. One fateful lie."--Container
The Browning version : a play in one act by Terence Rattigan( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coronet Theatre, Maurice Evans and Edna Best in "The Browning Version," followed by "A Harlequinade," by Terence Rattigan, with Ron Randell, Bertha Belmore, Louis Hector, directed by Peter Glenville, settings and lighting by Frederick Stover, costumes by David Ffokes
A Harlequinade( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coronet Theatre, Maurice Evans and Edna Best in "The Browning Version," followed by "A Harlequinade," by Terence Rattigan, with Ron Randell, Bertha Belmore, Louis Hector, directed by Peter Glenville, settings and lighting by Frederick Stover, costumes by David Ffokes
Dylan a new play by Sidney Michaels( Recording )

2 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in Undetermined and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogue highlights from the Paramount motion picture Becket by Jean Anouilh( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innocents, a new play by Christopher Frayling( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Playhouse, operated by Playhouse Enterprises, Inc., Sonny G. Marden, managing director, Peter Cookson presents "The Innocents," a new play by William Archibald, based on Henry James "The Turn of the Screw," music composed by Alex North, with Beatrice Straight, Iris Mann, David Cole, Andrew Duggan, Ella Playwin, and Isobel Elsom, directed by Peter Glenville, setting and lighting by Jo Mielziner, costumes by Motley, original ballads by Mr. Archibald and Mr. North
Becket : or, The honor of God by Jean Anouilh( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Press kit includes: 1 pressbook (synopsis, cast and credits listing, articles about the film, 8 black and white still photographs, onesheets, marketing ideas), 2 black and white still photographs with attached captions from a Saturday night movie showing on NBC
One summer by Tennessee Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Harris returns to his Kentucky home after serving time for a murder he didn't commit, only to find a hostile welcome from everyone but Rachel Grant and the real murderer, still waiting
Les comédiens( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hotel Paradiso, a farce-comedy in three acts
Alternative Names
Brown, Peter Patrick Brabason.

Browne, Peter Patrick Brabason 1913-1996

Glenville, Peter

Peter Glenville britischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Schauspieler

Peter Glenville Brits toneelregisseur (1913-1996)

Peter Glenville cinéaste

Peter Glenville English actor director and producer

Peter Glenville regista e attore inglese

Питер Гленвилл

پیتر گلنویل

글렌빌, 피터

ピーター・グレンヴィル

彼得·格連威利

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