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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Works: 218 works in 669 publications in 6 languages and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  History  Television plays  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Wendy Hiller
Most widely held works by Wendy Hiller
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 3,228 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

83 editions published between 1938 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective, aboard the Orient Express, for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When murder occurs, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous trains Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionarie before the local police arrive
Anne of Green Gables the sequel by Kevin Sullivan( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with a scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anne Shirley, now a young woman, has become a teacher and dreams of meeting her ideal man
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV)
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( Visual )

30 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer and realizes that some things are more important than money
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
David Copperfield by Delbert Mann( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 442 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. Eventually, David runs away to his eccentric Aunt Betsy's home, where he might find the respect and love he never had as a child
The elephant man by David Lynch( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of John Merrick, a 19th century Englishman afflicted with a disfiguring congenital disease. With the help of a kindly doctor, he regains some of the dignity he lost during years as a side-show freak
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a group of desparate people who meet by chance at a gloomy, seaside hotel in England. Strong performances by David Niven, Burt Lancaster, Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, and Wendy Hiller in this Oscar-winning film
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Recording )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman takes employment at Thornfield, an old house with a moody master and a demented tenant on the third floor
The kingfisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiring female companionship and feeling that this is his last chance to live life to the fullest, Sir Cecil Warburton is determined to woo and marry Evelyn, the woman he let get away 50 years ago
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II
A taste for death( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate when a government minister receives threatening letters. The Minister's own household is a challenge. His exquisite wife makes no secret of her adulterous affair with a fashionable surgeon. His only daughter, deeply involved in left-wing politics, has rejected her Conservative father. He is even resented by his own, strong-willed mother, whose favored son was killed in an IRA terrorist ambush. Dalgliesh has barely started on the case when a series of bizarre deaths turn the informal investigation into an urgent assignment
Something of value( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
Anne of Green Gables the collection : the Emmy Award-Winning production( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now in her twenties, Anne returns home for the first time since Marilla's death. Gilbert is offered a position in New York and convinces Anne to go with him. Big city life isn't what they expected. After her script is stolen, they travel from New York to the war effort in Europe and eventually return to Prince Edward Island
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare( Visual )

in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
Toys in the attic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinster sisters Carrie and Anne Berniers are used to bailing out their neer-do-well brother, Julian. But when he returns to New Orleans with a pile of cash and a fragile young bride in tow, suspicions are aroused about where the money came from
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Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003

Hiller, Wendy Margaret 1912-2003


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