WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 177 works in 554 publications in 7 languages and 12,480 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Romantic comedy films  Television adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Picaresque films  Television mini-series  Fantasy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

48 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Birthed by a local woman but raised by the village squire, Tom Jones grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora (Bloom) will do anything to please her authoritarian husband Torvald (Hopkins). Per Torvald's instruvtions, Nora focuses on such womanly disciplines as dancing and takin care of babies, while he sees to all the affairs of money. But when a past financial mistake comes back to haunt Nora and Torvald finds out, the result is an explosion of fury and a shocking revelation that changes the course of the entire family forever
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the inner struggles faced by a nun, the difficulties of obedience and her inablility to forgive the death of her father during WWII
Scrooge by ronald neame ( '70 ) movie( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shakespeare play in which two lovers are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

22 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

29 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty comedy
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rage! His eyes blaze with it and his body seethes with it. Jimmy Porter is a man consumed by anger, and ever moment he spends in the rank, suffocating squalor of the English factory town that entraps him, propels him closer and closer towards self-annihilation. But Jimmy's savage cruelty is not limited to himself. He also hurts the ones he loves - again and again. And this time, he's about to commit an act so brutal, so destructive, that his wife Alison, her best friend Helena and even Jimmy himself may not be able to survive!"--Container
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic havoc ensues in the town of Bath when Sir Anthony arrives to arrange the marriage of his son Captain Jack Absolute to the wealthy Lydia Languish. Jack and Lydia are already in love, but because of Lydia's obsession with romantic novels, Jack has disguised himself as a poor officer named Ensign Beverly - and he is only one of Lydia's many suitors. The Rivals was Sheridan's first play, and this charming comedy of manners continues to be widely performed today
The slipper and the rose : the story of Cinderella by Richard M Sherman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
The rape of Lucrece and other poems by William Shakespeare( Recording )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nun's story( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1993 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Sister Luke's journey from postulant to nun. Of her solemn vows of poverty, chastity, silence and obedience, Sister Luke knows the last will be the most difficult to achieve. Her strong will and intellectual pride, qualities destined to make her a brilliant nurse, threaten to undermine her holy calling
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Charles Dickens tale of the cold hearted miser who is reformed by the Ghosts of Christmas is transformed into a singing and dancing spectacular
The Chalk garden( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a family conflict over possession of an emotionally troubled child which comes to a climax after the hiring of a mysterious Nanny
The madwoman of Chaillot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
 
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The nun's story
Alternative Names
Booth, Edith Mary 1888-1976 Dame

Booth, Edith Mary, Dame, 1888-1976

Booth, Edith Mary Evans 1888-1976

Booth, Edith Mary Evans 1888-1976 Dame

Booth, Edith Mary Evans, Dame, 1888-1976

Edith Evans actrice britannique

Edith Evans attrice britannica

Edith Evans britische Schauspielerin

Edith Evans British actress

Edith Evans britisk skodespelar

Edith Evans britisk skuespiller

Edith Evans Brits acteur

Edith Evans Brits actrice

Edith Evans brittisk skådespelare

Evans, Edith 1888-1976 Dame

Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

Evans, Edith Mary 1888-1976

Idit Evans

Едит Еванс

Едіт Еванс

Идит Еванс

Эванс, Эдит

אדית אוונס

إديث إيفانز

إديث إيفانز ممثلة بريطانية

ادیث ایوانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

이디스 에번스

イーディス・エヴァンス

伊蒂絲·埃文斯

Languages
English (304)

German (3)

French (1)

Russian (1)

Welsh (1)

Spanish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Romeo and JulietHenry the FourthThe importance of being EarnestThe school for scandalThe nun's storyA Christmas carolThe Chalk gardenGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany