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Fri Mar 21 17:14:40 2014 UTClccn-n841308410.00Service of thanksgiving for the life and work of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE (1907-1991) : Friday 29 November 1991, noon0.240.73Peggy Ashcroft; an illustrated study of her work, with a list of her appearances on stage and screen79139649Peggy_Ashcroftn 841308411229573Ashcroft, Dame Peggy 1907-1991Ashcroft, Edith Margaret Emily, 1907-1991Ashcroft, Peggy, Dame, 1907-1991Hart-Davis, Peggy, 1907-1991Hutchinson, Peggy, 1907-1991Komisarjevsky, Peggy, 1907-1991lccn-n80109902Lean, David1908-1991sceausflmdrtedtlccn-n84008382Guinness, Alec1914-2000prfactlccn-n79027022Hitchcock, Alfred1899-1980drtlccn-n80049919Gielgud, John1904-2000nrtprfadphstactlccn-no99012090Morahan, Christopherproprfdrtlccn-n80026205Carroll, Madeleine1906-1987cstprfactlccn-n85120517Donat, Robert1905-1958nrtprfdrtactlccn-n79091231Forster, E. M.(Edward Morgan)1879-1970antlccn-n78095332Shakespeare, William1564-1616atrlccn-no96043620Dance, CharlesprfactAshcroft, Peggy1907-1991DramaFilm adaptationsHistoryReligious filmsWar filmsCriticism, interpretation, etcHistorical television programsTelevision mini-seriesTelevision adaptationsFictionIndiaGreat BritainBritish Occupation of India (1765-1947)Man-woman relationshipsHannay, Richard (Fictitious character)Forster, E. M.--(Edward Morgan),Buchan, John,Intelligence serviceAshcroft, Peggy,EspionageDecolonizationCulture conflictActorsTheaterNunsTouristsWomen adventurersCavesWounds and injuriesWorld War (1939-1945)England--LondonShakespeare, William,Bisexual menTriangles (Interpersonal relations)Gay menRussiaChekhov, Anton Pavlovich,Ibsen, Henrik,EnglandBelgiumCongo (Democratic Republic)Political scienceRichard--III,--King of England,Kings and rulersWindsor, Edward,--Duke of,Windsor, Wallis Warfield,--Duchess of,GentryPoliceSuffragistsMalicious accusationItaly--SicilyFathers and daughtersMarried peoplePrisoners--Abuse ofIndependence Day (India)EnglishKings and rulers--AbdicationOlivier, Laurence,Gielgud, John,English poetry1907199119351936194919501952195419551958195919601961196219631964196519661967196819691970197119721973197419751976197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201318112326849791.4372PN1997ocn042805680ocn065185303ocn046592756ocn369276043ocn217293803ocn244248424ocn028642273ocn808745694ocn156977841ocn795250401ocn601978886ocn002755574ocn002942065ocn005110542ocn002745234ocn001083654ocn000527843ocn024738607ocn019843618ocn004011270ocn009528838ocn020685085ocn645501683ocn658556941ocn659277732ocn762037758ocn765797412ocn764558972ocn020142766ocn219859216ocn220835153ocn441760542ocn469354360ocn859142143ocn742837679254075ocn046843162visu19840.23Lean, DavidA passage to IndiaHistoryFictionDramaFilm adaptationsWhile on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman+-+0052565535324232477ocn042805680visu19350.22Hitchcock, AlfredThe 39 stepsFictionDramaFilm and video adaptationsSpy filmsDetective and mystery filmsFilm adaptationsMotion picturesFollows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors+-+1667019516324118519ocn046592756visu19840.19The jewel in the crownHistoryFictionDramaFilm adaptationsHistorical television programsTelevision mini-seriesTells the epic story of men and women caught up in a struggle of race and class during the last five years of British rule in India+-+002665010632489214ocn065185303visu19580.20Zinnemann, FredThe nun's storyDramaWar filmsFilm adaptationsReligious filmsAudrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality+-+771363469632463323ocn036107828rcrd19600.28Shakespeare, WilliamThe winter's taleDramaOne of the last of Shakespeare's plays, this play is a high fantasy, a tale, or "tragi-comedy" to be told by the fire+-+28926094156329ocn053029468visu19710.24Schlesinger, JohnSunday bloody SundayDramaDepicts the romantic lives of two Londoners, a middle-aged doctor and a prickly thirty something divorcee who are sleeping with the same handsome young artist. A revelation in its day, this may be the 1970s most intelligent, multi textured film about the complexities of romantic relationships; it is keenly acted and sensitively directed, from a penetrating screenplay5083ocn369276043visu19820.29Barton, JohnPlaying ShakespeareHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcJohn Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in nine intensive acting workshops, demonstrating how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity42924ocn001083654rcrd19660.31Shakespeare, WilliamKing Richard IIIHistoryDramaAudio adaptationsShakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished+-+19526094153775ocn057351348visu20050.16Edward & Mrs. SimpsonDramaFilm adaptationsTelevision programsOn the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available3437ocn166274052visu20070.24Chekhov, Anton PavlovichThe cherry orchardDramaTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsTelevision programsMelodramaSet in late nineteenth-century Russia, a Russian aristocrat returns home after a long absence and learns her family fortune has been squandered and she may have to sell her mansion and the beloved cherry orchard3012ocn070141837visu20050.14Alfred Hitchcock 4 spine tingling films from the master of suspenseDramaJamaican Inn: An Irish orphan girl goes to live with an uncle who is discovered to be involved in a group of smuggling highwaymen ravaging the area2962ocn244248424visu20080.27The Anton Chekhov collectionTelevision adaptationsFilm adaptationsA collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC2851ocn601978886visu20100.21Gielgud, JohnSix centuries of verseCriticism, interpretation, etcTraces the evolution of English-language poetry from Beowulf to modern times. Historical background complements the seductive rhythms of the poems themselves, as performed by the greatest actors of our times. Features works by great English and American poets, including Chaucer, Shakespeare, William Butler Yeats, Dylan Thomas, Emily Dickinson, John Milton, and many more+-+58283734063242734ocn156977841visu20070.28The Henrik Ibsen collectionFictionDramaFilm adaptationsThis collection includes adaptations of Henrik Ibsen's work and features performances from lauded actors such as Anthony Hopkins and Charles Dance25510ocn535743803visu19890.17Morahan, ChristopherThe heat of the dayFictionInterviewsDramaTelevision programs"At the height of World War II, a mysterious stranger calling himself Harrison makes a sinister proposition to beautiful widow Stella. Take up with him, Harrison says, and he won't expose her lover as a traitor passing secrets to the enemy. Harrison's stunning accusation forces Stella to reexamine her love and life, with startling consequences"--Container2415ocn086088173visu20070.19The Judi Dench collectionDramaFilm adaptationsMelodramaKeep an eye on AmeĢlie: A coquette agrees to marry a confirmed bachelor so he can inherit a million francs+-+53329346962274ocn009528838rcrd19780.17Austen, JaneEmmaFictionThe story of Emma Woodhouse, beautiful and intelligent yet scheming and self-centered, as she attempts to manipulate the lives and romances of those around her. In so doing, she almost loses the one man who really loves her2159ocn055492206visu19800.17Poliakoff, StephenCaught on a trainDramaAn overnight train trip through Europe becomes a profoundly unsettling odyssey for an English businessman sharing a compartment with a beautiful young American and an imperious Viennese dowager21013ocn019712870visu19880.22Schlesinger, JohnMadame SousatzkaDramaFilm adaptationsIn a run-down London boarding house, an eccentric and endearing piano instructor teaches gifted students both how to play and how to live. She also has lessons to learn herself1854ocn002755574rcrd19610.47Chaucer, GeoffreyThe wife of Bath's prologue the wife of Bath's pale [i.e. tale]4016ocn020594142book19880.32Billington, MichaelPeggy AshcroftBiography3738ocn036904102book19970.24O'Connor, GarryThe secret woman : a life of Peggy AshcroftBiographyIn the final decade of her life, Peggy Ashcroft - the unrivalled actress of her generation - enjoyed an Indian summer in front of the cameras: as Barbie Batchelor in The jewel in the crown and as Mrs. Moore in David Lean's last film, A passage to India, for which she won the 1984 Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. In her lifetime she discouraged anyone who pried into her life, co-operating only on her public career with the critic Michael Billington. The private person remained undisclosed. Conceived following Peggy Ashcroft's death in 1991, O'Connor 's biography redresses the balance+-+51306324753242922ocn010305474book19830.53Findlater, RichardThese our actors : a celebration of the theatre acting of Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Ralph RichardsonHistoryBiographyThis book describes the qualities of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Sir John Gielgud, Lord Laurence Olivier, and Sir Ralph Richardson, four of the foremost names in British acting. Their combined theatrical careers cover over sixty years and many of the most significant events in British theatre. This book provides an insight into the professional lives and performances of four of Britain's finest actors, as seen by eye-witnesses and summarized by a stage historian1812ocn018739831book19870.28Tanitch, RobertAshcroftBiography1634ocn000594374book19550.73Keown, EricPeggy Ashcroft; an illustrated study of her work, with a list of her appearances on stage and screen264ocn657603628book20130.56Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, DenchCriticism, interpretation, etcGreat Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. In this volume, leading scholars assess the contribution of John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Peggy Ashcroft and Judi Dench to the afterlife and reception of Shakespeare and his plays. Each substantial contribution assesses the double impact of Shakespeare on the figure covered and of the figure on the understanding, interpretation and appreciation of Shakespeare, provide a sketch of their subject's intellectual and professional biography and an account of the wider cultural context, including comparison with other figures or works within the same field91ocn233977600book19550.47Keown, EricPeggy Ashcroft21ocn071367568book19590.47Dame Peggy Ashcroft, D.B.EBiography11ocn050198095art1987Ashcroft, PeggyBiography11ocn495792596art19950.10Quigley, MartinAshcroft, Peggy: ActressBiography Dictionaries11ocn317870740book19880.10O'Connor, GarryPeggy Ashcroft : a life of Peggy AshcroftBiography+-+513063247532411ocn499409592book1991Service of thanksgiving for the life and work of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, DBE (1907-1991) : Friday 29 November 1991, noon11ocn085828968book19730.47Her infinite variety : an 80th birthday tribute to Peggy Ashcroft by her friends and colleagues11ocn156764740book19720.47Rylands, GeorgeLet's go a'Maying : a recital+-+7713634696324+-+7713634696324Fri Mar 21 15:24:32 EDT 2014batch35979