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Thorndike, Sybil Dame 1882-1976

Overview
Works: 180 works in 392 publications in 6 languages and 4,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Children's films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sybil Thorndike
 
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Most widely held works by Sybil Thorndike
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American showgirl's love affair with a duke is challenged by politics, petty jealousies and premonitions of war
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Visual )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the stage production of Chekhov's Uncle Vanya as performed by the Chichester Festival Theatre with Laurence Olivier as director. The core of the play is the arrival of the retired professor (Max Adrian) and his young second wife (Rosemary Harris), disrupting the life, and threatening the livelihood, of his daughter Sonya (Joan Plowright) and Uncle Vanya (Michael Redgrave). Set in a country estate in Russia in the year 1900
Poetry of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Recording )

15 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read by Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play, starring Sir Laurence Olivier, with supporting players. English translation by Constance Garnett from British Home Entertainment's production directed for television by Stuart Burge
Hand in hand( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael is a little Roman Catholic boy and Rachel is a little Jewish girl. As the two become fast friends, they must learn for themselves, and then remind those who might doubt it, that one God watches over all
The Birth of modern theatre Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in perspective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes Chekhov's dramatic techniques as developed in Uncle Vanya. Includes a performance of the third act of the English translation by Constance Garnett
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That was the week that was the British Broadcasting Corporation's tribute to John Fitzgerald Kennedy by British Broadcasting Corporation( Recording )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favourites; a personal selection by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby by David Edgar( Visual )

17 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an impoverished family dependent on a wealthy and villainous relative who sends young Nicholas into a series of wild adventures. Nicholas, a very proper young man, encounters nearly every extreme of Victorian society while attempting to thwart destiny as a cliff-hanging series of incidents spills across the screen."
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry VIII foils a plot by the scheming Cardinal Wolsey, rejects his twenty-year marriage to Katharine of Aragon, and falls in love with Anne Boleyn
Shake hands with the devil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the heart of the film is the story of Kerry O'Shea, an Irish-American medical student who finds himself inextricably involved in the war. When his buddy is shot, Dr. Lenihan, Kerry's professor, is called in, and it is then that Kerry learns of Lenihan's secret life as leader of a group of Irish guerillas. Torn between his contempt for war and his loyalty to his heritage, he soon finds himself faced with the decision to join the fight or return to America
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of an honorable but haughty Roman patrician in the days of the early Republic
Sybil Thorndike by Russell Thorndike( Book )

3 editions published in 1929 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sybil Thorndike; an illustrated study of Dame Sybil's work, with a list of her appearances on stage and screen by J. C Trewin( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara
Alternative Names
Casson, Sybil Thorndike.

Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976

Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976 Dame

Casson, Sybil Thorndike, Dame, 1882-1976

horndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

Sybil Thorndike actrice britannique

Sybil Thorndike attrice teatrale e attrice cinematografica inglese

Sybil Thorndike britische Schauspielerin

Sybil Thorndike britisk skodespelar

Sybil Thorndike britisk skuespiller

Sybil Thorndike Brits acteur

Sybil Thorndike Brits actrice

Sybil Thorndike brittisk skådespelare

Thorndike, Agnes Sybil.

Thorndike Agnes Sybil 1882-1976

Thorndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976 Dame

Thorndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

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Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany