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Thorndike, Sybil Dame 1882-1976

Overview
Works: 186 works in 349 publications in 3 languages and 4,709 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Poetry  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Stories, plots, etc  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 559 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 )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
London, 1911 and the coronation of George V is upcoming. Many of the worlds dignitaries are turning up for the event, including Prince Charles, the Regent of Carpathia, is running the country until his son King Nicolas comes of age in eighteen months. Nicolas is pro-German. Charles is pro-English. This would be unimportant but Carpathia has the fourth best army in Europe, and the young man is getting impatient. In an attempt to curry favor with the Prince, he is treated to a trip to see a musical, where he meets actress Elsie Marina. He has an appreciative eye for showgirls, but he gets more than he bargained for with Elsie. Introduced to the eccentric Queen Dowager, Elsie's unfamiliarity with royal protocol and manners charms her thoroughly, and Elsie ends up being made lady in waiting, and attends the coronation
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film of the highly acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of Anton Checkhov's play Uncle Vanya directed by and starring Laurence Olivier. Chekhov's portrayal of the frustrations and disillusions of advancing age and the numbing boredom of provincial life in 1890's Russia, is here effortlessly performed by probably the most talented and prestigious cast ever assembled for this work. An outstanding work of significant historical importance
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 237 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
Poetry of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Read by Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
The Birth of modern theatre Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in perspective ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 145 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
Hand in hand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 140 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
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unusual disc containing some of the great historical recordings of actors from the beginning of the recording era
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens ( Book )
24 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On his pilgrimage Nicholas, in Dickens's words 'a young man of impetuous temper and little or no experience', meets such figures as his evil and grasping Uncle Ralph, the brutal schoolmaster Wackford Squeers, the abused Smike, the theatrical manager Vincent Crummles, and the good-humoured, philanthropic brothers Cheeryble
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike ( Book )
5 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 85 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 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Favourites; a personal selection by Sybil Thorndike ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti ( Visual )
14 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
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 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 )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 60 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 )
3 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragedy of an honorable but haughty Roman patrician in the days of the early Republic
The complete works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new edition of Shakespeare's works, presented in a newly considered chronological order, with original titles restored, and the canon reconsidered
Mrs. Pankhurst [a reminiscence by John Carroll ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smiley gets a gun ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Smiley desperately wants to own a rifle, but while trying to prove his reliability to a local policeman he is implicated in a gold robbery
 
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Alternative Names
Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976
Casson, Sybil Thorndike 1882-1976 Dame
Casson, Sybil Thorndike, Dame, 1882-1976
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil.
Thorndike Agnes Sybil 1882-1976
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976 Dame
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976
Languages
English (152)
Russian (2)
French (1)
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