Most widely held works about Susannah York
Most widely held works by Susannah York
A man for all seasons ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, a respected English statesman, refuses to recognize King Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn and is beheaded.
Tom Jones ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 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 Christmas carol ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,280 libraries worldwide
Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas eve by three spirits who change his life forever. George C. Scott stars as Scrooge in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic.
A man for all seasons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies.
They shoot horses don't they ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival. Gig Young won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor as the contest promoter.
Superman II ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villians whose powers rival Superman's own.
Jean Genet's The maids ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve.
Tunes of glory ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men.
Superman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
A child from a dying planet is sent to Earth, where he is brought up by human parents and poses as a newspaper reporter, becoming Superman when necessary to use his special powers to save others.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Jane Eyre is the orphan girl who secures a position as a governess to the ward of Edward Rochester, lord of an English manor house call Thornfield, whose halls hide a dark and sinister secret.
Devices and desires ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh retreats to an isolated town for some rest, but his isolation is shattered when he discovers he cannot escape murder.
Rage of angels by Sidney Sheldon ( Recording )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Story of a beautiful lawyer who survives career setbacks to become one of the most successful defense attorneys in America.
The Ruth Rendell mysteries. Set 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy.
Superman ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
As an infant, Superman is sent to earth from the doomed planet Krypton. As he grows up, he learns he has super powers which he must hide from the ordinary mortals around him.
We'll meet again ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched.
They shoot horses, don't they ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The haunting madness and desperation of Depression-era marathon dance contest participants. Brought together by chance, Gloria and Robert test the limits of their friendship and physical endurance, encouraged by the manipulative contest promoter.
St. Patrick the Irish legend ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The life of Irish hero, St. Patrick, whose belief that good conquers evil would liberate Ireland and alter the course of history.
The turn of the screw by Henry James ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
The story of a young governess whose awareness of "visitations" by dead members of the household leads to a tragic climax.
The killing of Sister George ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and German and held by 210 libraries worldwide
George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful nurse in a BBC soap opera. When she finds out that her character is about to be killed off, George realizes that the only other job she can get is the voice of a cow in a children's television program. Her life continues to fall apart when Childie has an affair with a predatory television producer.
Alice Walker and the color purple ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A masterfully filmed interview in which the author's comments and recitations are juxtaposed with dramatic interpretations of her novel and clips from the film adaptation. Director Steven Spielberg is also interviewed.
Action and adventure films Anne Boleyn,--Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of England,--1507-1536 Biographical films Bolt, Robert Christian saints Christmas films Christmas plays Christmas stories, English Christmas television programs Church and state--Catholic Church Comedy films Comedy films Cromwell, Thomas,--Earl of Essex,--1485?-1540 Dance marathons Divorce--Religious aspects--Catholic Church Drama England English fiction Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Food Foundlings Ghosts Good and evil Great Britain Henry--VIII,--King of England,--1491-1547 Heroes Historical films History Kings and rulers Loyalty Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Melodrama More, Thomas,--Sir, Saint,--1478-1535 Motion pictures Scrooge, Ebenezer (Fictitious character) Sex Superman (Fictitious character) Superman films United States Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Young men
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande 1939-2011
York, Susan 1939-2011
No Linguistic content (15)
Multiple languages (8)
Greek, Modern (1)