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Tandy, Jessica

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Most widely held works by Jessica Tandy
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

104 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octogenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

87 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

163 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

41 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Antareans, advanced beings from another planet, arrive at an old age home in Florida, the senior citizens there get a second chance at being young in this story of youth, old age, and how people choose to live their lives
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
*Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Recording )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
To dance with the white dog by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
Foxfire : includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire"( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
Butley by Simon Gray( Visual )

24 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

31 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
Tennessee Williams' South by William Hutt fonds (University of Guelph)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life and work of writer and dramatist Tennessee Williams. Features the writer as he answers questions posed to him by the filmmaker in a variety of settings, accompanied by biographical re-creations, photos and occasional excerpted scenes of Williams' work performed specifically for the documentary
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive, a militant 19th century suffragette, takes on the education of a young girl with the gift of oratory. Olive hopes to use her gift for the feminist cause, but finds her student involved in a love triangle with Basil Ransom, a young lawyer from Mississippi, who is strongly opposed to the feminists in Boston
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
The light in the forest( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by Indians as an infant, a teenager is returned to his parents but finds the white man's ways disturbing
In the company of whales : gentle giants of the watery realm by Patrick Stewart( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Among the most prominent environmental issues facing humankind this century is the fate of the whale. Whale expert Roger Payne takes an in-depth look at these massive creatures and their fight for survival
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The Story lady( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lonely widow discovers she has an amazing storytelling talent. When big business tries to commercialize her "magic" she fights back
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The birdsAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
Alternative Names
Çessica Tandj

Dandy, Jessica

Dandy, Jessica 1909-1994

Džesika Tandi

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Jessica Tandyová

Tandy, Jessica Alice 1909-1994

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Джесика Тенди

Джессика Тэнди

Джессіка Тенді

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Driving Miss DaisyThe birds*Batteries not includedThe glass menagerieTo dance with the white dogThe BostoniansAlfred Hitchcock presentsThe light in the forestAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection