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York, Susannah

Works: 352 works in 859 publications in 7 languages and 18,016 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diary fiction  Television adaptations  Interviews  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator, Artist, Costume designer, Conceptor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susannah York
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 3,142 WorldCat member 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
Tom Jones by Tony Richardson( Visual )

52 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,727 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 neighbouring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison
Superman by Richard Donner( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,276 WorldCat member 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. But the time comes when Superman's powers for good are revealed to the world. Superman battles with supercriminal Lex Luthor and his cohorts as they attempt to destroy California by activating the San Andreas fault
A Christmas carol( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Ebenezer Scrooge, the meanest miser in London, is visited one Christmas Eve by three spirits who change his life forever in this critically acclaimed version of Charles Dickens' holiday classic
Superman II by Richard Lester( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic takes up where Superman, the movie leaves off. Superman deals witha trio of villains whose powers rival Superman's own
They shoot horses don't they? by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Depression, an entire generation sought out the dance marathon as a means of survival
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic holiday film of how the miser Scrooge finds his view on Christmas changed after he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future
Jean Genet's The maids( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member 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
Jane Eyre( Visual )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member 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
Tunes of glory( Visual )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member 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
Devices and desires( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member 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
The Ruth Rendell mysteries by Ruth Rendell( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This six tales of suspense examines the jealous, betrayals, and resentments that lead to tragedy
We'll meet again( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member 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
Rage of angels by Sidney Sheldon( Recording )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a brilliant and beautiful young woman lawyer who survives shattering career setbacks to become one of the most successful defense attorneys in America
St. Patrick the Irish legend( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member 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 killing of Sister George by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard drinking lesbian soap opera star Joan learns that the network is planning to kill off her character and that a BBC executive is out to seduce her lover Childie
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
The turn of the screw by Henry James( Recording )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young governess whose awareness of "visitations" by dead members of the household leads to a tragic climax
Alice Walker and the color purple( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member 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
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's passionate story of doomed love. BBC radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard. In the acclaimed BBC Radio Shakespeare series, each play is introduced by Richard Eyre, former Director of the Royal National Theatre. Revitalised, original and comprehensive, this is Shakespeare for the new millennium
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Alternative Names
Fletcher, Susannah Yolande.

Fletcher, Susannah Yolande 1939-2011

York, Susan 1939-2011

York, Susannah

SupermanSuperman IIThey shoot horses don't they?Jane EyreTunes of gloryWe'll meet againThe killing of Sister GeorgeRomeo and Juliet