WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith Dame 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 156 works in 456 publications in 4 languages and 12,685 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations  War films  Religious films  Radio plays  Fiction  Radio programs  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Singer, Speaker
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 1,689 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 )
33 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,610 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 )
6 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,026 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 903 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
Scrooge by Fox Video (Firm) ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spirit of Christmas becomes a musical celebration of life in this rousing adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved family classic
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 712 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 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 412 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 361 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 )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 295 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 270 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 242 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 235 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
An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans ( )
8 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 161 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
The madwoman of Chaillot ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 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
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 110 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 (248)
German (3)
Russian (1)
Spanish (1)
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