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Thorndike, Sybil Dame 1882-1976

Overview
Works: 182 works in 336 publications in 5 languages and 4,678 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Poetry  Stories, plots, etc  History  Records and correspondence  Dictionaries  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Compiler, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: PR2754, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Sybil Thorndike
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
The prince and the showgirl by Terence Rattigan ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 409 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 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The play depicts the lives of a group on the estate of a retired professor, a pompous fellow who has returned, with his young second wife, to write his masterpiece. His assumption of superiority becomes increasingly hard to endure
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov ( Recording )
4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 240 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 239 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 150 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 136 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 ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unusual disc containing some of the great historical recordings of actors from the beginning of the recording era
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike ( Book )
3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 83 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 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nicholas Nickleby ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 76 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
Favourites; a personal selection by Sybil Thorndike ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shake hands with the devil ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 59 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
The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens ( Book )
18 editions published between 1957 and 1991 in English and held by 47 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
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare ( Book )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Definitive, comprehensive, and handsome edition presents every one of Shakespeare's great plays-the Comedies, Tragedies and Histories-plus his poems and, of course, the Sonnets. All in one beautifully illustrated volume. B&W illustrations throughout
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 29 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, Dame, 1882-1976
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil.
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976
Thorndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976
Languages
English (142)
German (2)
Russian (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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