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Johnson, Celia 1908-1982

Overview
Works: 138 works in 494 publications in 4 languages and 10,465 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  History  Love stories  Television adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Singer, Illustrator
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works about Celia Johnson
 
Most widely held works by Celia Johnson
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's comedy about Helena, the new wife of Count Bertram, who resorts to chicanery to win the respect and affection of her husband
Noel Coward's Brief encounter ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1930's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude. She engages in ongoing battles with the rigid heads of the school and faces the biggest trial of her life when her livelihood and career are threatened
Brief encounter by David Lean ( Visual )
96 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trevor Howard and Celia Johnson star as middle-class suburbanites whose casual friendship evolves into a passionate yearning for each other. But as their affections grow stronger, they must face a difficult decision that will affect both of their lives forever
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello, a noble Moor, has a lieutenant, Iago, who is insanely jealous of Othello's success and higher rank. At every turn Iago plots to exploit Othello, undermine his trust in his wife, and deceive him into an all-consuming jealousy. Iago's successful conniving results in Othello smothering his wife. The treachery is revealed only after the murder. Othello wounds Iago in a vengeful fight, then kills himself
In which we serve by Noel Coward ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty comedy
The captain's paradise ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Alec Guinness is Henry St. James, captain of an international ferry boat who has discovered the secret to the perfect double life: in Gibraltar he has a British housewife, while in Tangier his second wife is a hotblooded Spanish vixen. When the Captain becomes careless with anniversary gifts, he must see if he can not only outwit two betrayed wives, but survive a very serious firing squad
The master builder by Henrik Ibsen ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Victor Hugo's Les Miserables ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people
Staying on ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retired Indian army colonel Tusker Smalley and his wife, Lucy, made the decision to stay on in India after the British withdrew in 1947. They have since resided peacefully in a bungalow annex of the run-down Smith Hotel. But their peace is about to be disturbed by the hotel owner whose plans for the hotel - and thier bungalow - will permanently change one corner of India that has remained forever England
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verwikkelingen rond de pogingen van een 19e eeuwse Engelse moeder om haar vijf dochters uit te huwelijken
The Caedmon short story collection ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Othello the moor of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Version recorded edited by G. B. Harrison
The tragedy of Othello the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1979 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragedy written 1604 concerns characters Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice; Cassio, his chief lieutenant; Iago, his ensign; Othello's bride, Desdemona and Emilia, Iago's wife (and Desdemona's servant)
This happy breed by David Lean ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a quintessential British domestic drama that finds a perfect balance between politics and sentiment, the household of a family with three children is touched by joy and tragedy from the tail end of the First World War to the beginning of the Second
The garden party Bliss by Katherine Mansfield ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC Radio presents Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This outstanding historical recording made in 1941 for radio is widely regarded as one of the finest Hamlet performances ever, and one of John Gielgud's greatest moments. Though he went on to record it for commercial release, nothing matched this recording in the BBC studios, made before the days of editing
Mrs. Dalloway To the lighthouse by Virginia Woolf ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1960 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Mrs. Dalloway and Peter Walsh from Mrs. Dalloway ; and Time passes from To the lighthouse
 
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Alternative Names
CELIA OBE DAME JOHNSON
Languages
English (293)
Spanish (14)
French (3)
German (1)
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