WorldCat Identities

Evans, Edith 1888-1976

Overview
Works: 166 works in 546 publications in 6 languages and 12,464 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Christmas films  Romantic comedy films  Television mini-series  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Television adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Speaker, Author of introduction, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

45 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 loved Ernest
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,591 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!
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,082 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
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 912 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 Charles Dickens( Visual )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Christmas becomes a musical celebration of life in this rousing adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved family classic. Special features includes a promo, and trailer
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 620 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 )

21 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 391 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 368 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 )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Visual )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 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. David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he grows into a respected young man and finds the love he never had as a child
The rivals by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Recording )

16 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 278 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 )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical 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 215 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 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chalk garden( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2009 in English and held by 131 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 )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
An 18th-century comedy album by Edith Evans( )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1977 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitzwilly( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Miss Vicki's rich father dies, her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, leads the household staff to rob from various businesses by charging goods to various wealthy people and misdirecting the shipments, all to keep Miss Vicki's standard of living
 
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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

ادیث ایوانز بازیگر بریتانیایی

이디스 에번스

イーディス・エヴァンス

伊蒂絲·埃文斯

Languages
English (315)

German (5)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Russian (1)

Welsh (1)

Covers
ScroogeRomeo and JulietHenry the FourthThe importance of being EarnestThe school for scandalThe Chalk gardenGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany