WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 173 works in 516 publications in 5 languages and 12,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio plays  Romance films  Fiction  Radio programs  Musical films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Speaker, Author of introduction, per, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Edith Evans
 
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Most widely held works by Edith Evans
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,629 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 neighboring 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 )

35 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,057 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 and 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 who 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
Scrooge by Fox Video (Firm)( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miserly Scrooge faces his past demons on Christmas Eve and vows to change his ways
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 WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 634 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 Digiview Productions( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 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 )

31 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Porter is a university graduate who rejects middle class dreams and operates a candy stall in a local flea market. His wife, Allison, endures his anger and frustration because of his intense love. But when an actress friend of Allison's temporarily moves in with them, Jimmy becomes a twisted figure of bitterness and pain as disillusionment and anger overtake him
Henry the Fourth, part one by William Shakespeare( Recording )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry the Fourth, part two by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 282 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 )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 216 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 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead of night( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 158 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. First, a racer survives a brush with death only to receive terrifying premonitions from beyond the grave. Then a teen's innocent game of hide-and-seek leads to an encounter with the macabre. Next, a young couple purchases an antique mirror that unleashes a horrific power from its past. In a lighter vein, two competitive golfers play for stakes that may haunt the winner foever, Finally, a renowned ventriloquist descends into an abyss of madness and murder when his dummy develops a mind of its own. But even after these frigtening tales are told, does one final nightmare await them all?
Henry the Fourth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans( )

10 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The madwoman of Chaillot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 127 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Historical recordings of actors from the beginning of the recording era. CD 1: Historical Shakespeare performances by Ainley, John Barrymore, Bourchier, Casson, Forbes-Robertson, John Geilgud (1920s and 1940s). CD 2: A miscellany. Some startling historical performances in a wide range of works from Edith Evans, Charles Laughton, Noel Coward, Sarah Bernhardt, Fred Terry, Laurel and Hardy, Edwin Booth, Bransby Williams, Jean Cocteau, Feodor Chaliapin and others"--Publisher's website
 
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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 britisk skodespelar

Edith Evans britisk skuespiller

Edith Evans Brits acteur

Edith Evans brittisk skdespelare

Evans, Edith 1888-1976 Dame

Evans, Edith, Dame, 1888-1976

Evans, Edith Mary 1888-1976

Idit Evans

Едит Еванс

Идит Еванс

Эванс, Эдит

אדית אוונס

إديث إيفانز

ادیث ایوانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

伊蒂絲埃文斯

Languages
English (285)

German (3)

Spanish (1)

Welsh (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
The nun's storyRomeo and JulietThe importance of being EarnestHenry the Fourth, part oneThe school for scandalGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellanyNed's girls : the life of Edith Evans