WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith Dame 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 166 works in 482 publications in 4 languages and 12,757 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Religious films  War films  Television programs  Fiction  Television adaptations  History  Poetry  Film and video 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 1,699 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!
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,643 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 MGM/UA Home Video (Firm) ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,007 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 )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 894 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 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 780 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 & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 730 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 )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 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 2006 in 3 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
Look back in anger by John Osborne ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and German and held by 366 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 )
14 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 305 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 by Richard M Sherman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical retelling of the classic story of Cinderella
The rape of Lucrece and other poems by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satire of 18th century London society where the appearance of virtue was more important than its possession
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 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
Charles Dickens' David Copperfield ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unusual disc containing some of the great historical recordings of actors from the beginning of the recording era
Dead of night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of Spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns of a key to gaming riches, he will stop at nothing to steal it the sinister secret for himself
 
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Alternative Names
Booth, Edith Mary, Dame, 1888-1976
Booth, Edith Mary Evans 1888-1976
Booth, Edith Mary Evans, Dame, 1888-1976
Evans, Edith Mary 1888-1976
Languages
English (249)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
Russian (1)
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