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Ashley, Elizabeth 1939-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 251 publications in 4 languages and 4,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Biography  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Parodies, imitations, etc  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Interviews  Short stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Host
Classifications: PS3553.L287, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elizabeth Ashley
 
Most widely held works by Elizabeth Ashley
Coma by Michael Crichton( Visual )
14 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young doctor at a Boston hospital becomes suspicious when healthy young people undergoing routine operations are mysteriously slipping into irreversible comas
Treme ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Orleans, 38 months after. The city's musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and others continue to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. But the promise of recovery, heightened by the historic election of a new president, is tempered by sobering economics, continued police corruption, and the ongoing specter of violence and crime. In these five final episodes of Treme, New Orleans' protagonists strive to build their own legacy in this most iconic of American cities
The cake eaters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy Kimbrough is the patriarch of the family and the local butcher. He is grieving over the recent loss of his wife, Ceci. He hides his secret ongoing affair. Beagle is his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother. He works in the local high school cafeteria by day but wants to paint street signs. Guy is the oldest son who has been away from the family for years while pursuing his rock star dreams. He learns of his mother's passing, but misses the funeral. When Guy returns home, the family begins to unravel. Beagle's pent up emotions connect with Georgia Kaminski, a terminally ill teenage girl wanting to experience love before it's too late. Easy's long time affair with Marg, Georgia's eccentric grandmother, is finally exposed to Beagle and Guy. Guy discovers that while he was gone, his high school sweetheart has started a family of her own. Through it all, the Kimbrough's and Kaminski's manage to establish a new beginning in the face of their greatest fears
Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of fools ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1933 on a German luxury liner sailing from Mexico to Germany, the separate but interlocking stories of the various passengers begins to unfold. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a budding Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
Weep no more, my lady by Mary Higgins Clark( Recording )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elizabeth is the star witness for the prosecution in the trial for her sister's murder, and grows fearful when she finds herself being stalked at a glamorous spa
The carpetbaggers by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A depiction of the wild life in Tinseltown's early days. A story about the ruthless tycoon who built a multi-million dollar empire. Includes a striptease performance atop a glittering chandelier that helped to break the Production Code
The raven by Lou Reed( Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dragnet by Tom Mankiewicz( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a comedy homage to the famed 1950s and 1960s police drama, Detective Joe Friday, the straitlaced nephew of the original, reluctantly teams up with a nonconformist detective named Streebek to save Los Angeles from a power hungry phony TV preacher and a corrupt Police Commissioner, leading to comic adventures with oddball characters
Rancho Deluxe ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two drifters become imcompetent cattle rustlers in modern Montana
While my pretty one sleeps by Mary Higgins Clark( Recording )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two mystery bestsellers by America's queen of suspense
Ship of fools ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1933, a motley crew of passengers embarks on a fateful, transatlantic sea voyage to Germany. Among the many passengers is a divorcee desperate for love and lost youth, a Spanish noblewoman being deported as a political prisoner, an aging alcoholic ballplayer, and a Nazi whose brutishness foreshadows the holocaust to come
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote( Recording )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a bright and brittle Manhattan playgirl, the men who love her, and her dreams of a romantic, sophisticated life in Brazil
Stanley Kramer film collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evening Shade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wood Newton is a former Pittsburgh Steeler who returns to his southern hometown of Evening Shade, Arkansas, to coach the local high school football team and raise his family among colorful friends and neighbors
Tennessee Williams : mad pilgrimage of the flesh by John Lahr( Recording )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The definitive biography of America's greatest playwright told by the longtime drama critic of The New Yorker. John Lahr has produced a theater biography like no other that gives intimate access to the mind of one of the most brilliant playwrights of his century, whose plays reshaped the American theater and the nation's sense of itself. In the sensational saga Williams' rise and fall, Lahr captures not just the man's tempestuous public persona but also his backstage life
The two Mrs. Grenvilles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Society grande dame Alice Grenville is appalled when her son marries Ann, an El Morocco showgirl. She snubs her unsuitable daughter-in-law until the young woman unloads a shotgun at what she claims is a prowler, but turns out to be her husband. Then Alice and her elite friends come to the rescue, protecting Ann from a murder charge rather than subject their moneyed circle to the unpleasantness of police and publicity
Happiness by Todd Solondz( Visual )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isolation...alienation...happiness. In America they all go hand in hand. Buy a new TV and you will be happy. Still not happy? Experience alienation. Can't afford a new TV? Then live in isolation. "Be happy", and if that doesn't work, pretend to make it work. For the characters in this film, the struggle to attain such a state is fraught with perils both heartbreaking and hilarious
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
Svengali ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zoe Alexander an aspiring rock star who sings in a band with her guitar player boyfriend, Johnny Rainbow is approached by a talent agent who believes she could get a recording contract. To hone her skills, Anton Bosnyak, a one-time Broadway performer, offers to give Zoe singing lessons. Meanwhile, Zoe's personal life is falling apart. After finding out that Johnny cheated on her, she ends things with him and concentrates on her budding career. Soon after, Anton and Zoe's working relationship blossoms into simething much more, and at the same time, her career begins to take off. Anton's affection for Zoe has become an absession, and his grip on her is almost mesmerizing. But as she approaches stardom, how long will Anton be able to hold on to her?
Hide and seek ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elliot Norton interviews Lezley Havard, Elizabeth Ashley, and Melvin Bernhardt. The writer, the star, and the director of the new suspense melodrama Hide and Seek now on its pre-Broadway try out at the Wilbur theatre
 
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Alternative Names
Ashley Elisabeth 1939-....
Cole, Elizabeth Ann 1939-
Languages
English (84)
French (6)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
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