WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith Dame 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 159 works in 461 publications in 4 languages and 12,730 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Religious films  War films  Radio plays  Fiction  History  Poetry  Audio adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Author of introduction, per, Speaker, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edith Evans
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighbouring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Oscar Wilde's comedy which uses humor to celebrate the triumph of life over adversity in Victorian society
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nora is sheltered first by her father and then by her husband. All her life, she has been protected like a fragile possession ... like a doll in a doll's house. Years ago, Nora Helmer committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring. But when the truth comes out, Torvald reveals himself for what he really is, and then desperately tries to patch things up and resume his role. But everything has changed. Shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband's esteem, Nora can pretend no longer, and leaves to be free. Torvald is left wondering how he had ever been such a fool to think she would be with him forever
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as World War II breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Scrooge by Fox Video (Firm) ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 799 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 )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shakespeare play in which two lovers are destroyed by the hatred of their families for one another
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield's idyllic life changes when his mother marries Mr. Murdstone. When she dies, David's stepfather takes David from school and forces him to do back-breaking work in his winery. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
27 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
Look back in anger by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of Jimmy Porter, an angry university student who refuses to adapt to the normal social values of the time
Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 290 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
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The slipper and the rose the story of Cinderella by Richard M Sherman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
Dead of night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans ( )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The madwoman of Chaillot ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
The rape of Lucrece and other poems by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chalk garden ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman with emotional problems is helped by the family butler and a strong-willed nanny
 
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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
Evans, Edith Mary 1888-1976
Languages
English (249)
German (3)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
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