WorldCat Identities

Luce, William

Overview
Works: 44 works in 139 publications in 3 languages and 4,137 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Filmed performances  Filmed plays  Monodramas (Literature)  Historical television programs  Biography  Music  History 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Librettist, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3562.U254, 812.54
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Most widely held works about William Luce
 
Most widely held works by William Luce
The belle of Amherst : a play based on the life of Emily Dickinson by William Luce( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical play that draws on Emily Dickinson's poems and letters and firsthand accounts of relatives and friends to recreate the life and spirit of the great American poet
The belle of Amherst( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performed before a live audience, Julie Harris reprises her Tony Award-winning role as the eccentric nineteenth-century poet Emily Dickinson in this classic one-woman play by William Luce
Barrymore by William Luce( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1996 Stratford Festival presents Christopher Plummer in Barrymore by William Luce; with Michael Mastro; scenic and costume designs by Santo Loquasto; lighting design by Natasha Katz; hair design by Michael Kriston; production stage manager, Susan Konynenburg; casting by Beth Russell and Arnold J. Mungioli; directed by Gene Saks. Barrymore is presented by special arrangement with Livent Inc
The last days of Patton by Delbert Mann( Visual )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General George S. Patton finally goes too far by defending ex-Nazi government officials, and General Eisenhower removes Patton from his command. Patton is put in charge of writing a history of World War II. On the eve of his retirement, a traffic accident brings the onset of the general's last battle
Lillian : a one-woman play based on the autobiographical works of Lillian Hellman by William Luce( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brontë : a solo portrait of Charlotte Brontë by William Luce( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Harris in The belle of Amherst : a play based on the life of Emily Dickinson by William Luce( Recording )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life of Emily Dickinson re-created through her poems and letters
Lucifer's child : a one-woman play based on the writings of Isak Dinesen by William Luce( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bravo, Caruso! : a play by William Luce( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The author of The Belle of Amherst, The Last Flapper, Bronte and Lucifer's Child takes you backstage at the Metropolitan opera, Christmas 1920, to meet the greatest tenor in history. You become a reporter conducting an interview in Enrico Caruso's dressing room as his valet Mario helps him prepare for a performance which, unknown to both men, will be his last"--P. [4] of cover
Zelda : a one-woman play based on the writings of Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald by William Luce( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barrymore by William Luce( )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A month before his death Barrymore reminisces about various episodes in his life and about his career downslide due to alcoholism, his abandonment of the theatre and the squandering of his talents. He chronicles his ascendancy to the throne as the finest classical actor of his generation; his arrival to the pinnacle of movie stardom; his intimate and compassionate relationships with his sister, Ethel, and his brother, Lionel, and explosive debacles of his four marriages
Julie Harris in Currer Bell, Esq. : a solo portrait of Charlotte Brontë by William Luce( Recording )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last flapper : a one-woman play by William Luce( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The belle of Amherst by William Luce( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her Amherst, Massachusetts home, the reclusive nineteenth-century poet Emily Dickinson recollects her past through her work, her diaries and letters, and a few encounters with significant people in her life. William Luce's classic play shows us both the pain and the joy of Dickinson's secluded life
James A Michener's Sayonara : a new musical by George Fischoff( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beatitude mass : (for the homeless) : for soprano and baritone soli, SATB chorus (divisi) and chamber ensemble or orchestra by Henry Mollicone( )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel's daughter : an opera in two acts by Henry Mollicone( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucifer's child by William Luce( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barrymore by Christopher Plummer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the height of his remarkable career, John Barrymore was the most celebrated entertainer of his generation. The reigning king of both Broadway and Hollywood, his decline and fall from grace was the tragic result of a self-destructive spiral into vice and excess. And now, with his career in tatters, he makes one final attempt to reclaim his former glory on the stage in this powerful, heartbreaking, humorous and compassionate portrait of a tortured soul and living legend."--Container
Spring song : and other poems by William Luce( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The belle of Amherst : a play based on the life of Emily Dickinson
Alternative Names
Luce, William 1931-

Luce, William (Aubert), 1931-

William Luce American writer for the stage and television

William Luce Amerikaans librettist

Уильям Люче

ウィリアム・ルース

ルス, ウィリアム

Languages
English (100)

Japanese (3)

Danish (1)

Covers
The last days of PattonBarrymoreThe last flapper : a one-woman playLucifer's child