WorldCat Identities

Lansbury, Angela 1925-

Works: 856 works in 1,962 publications in 8 languages and 64,847 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Musical films  Slasher films  History  Love stories  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Host, Storyteller, Author, Singer, Interviewee, Narrator, Costume designer, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Angela Lansbury
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Most widely held works by Angela Lansbury
Beauty and the beast by Gary Trousdale( Visual )
51 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spell of an enchantress opens this classic fairy tale, turning a cruel prince into a hideous beast. Belle, the heroine, is a book-loving young lady trapped by the beast when she comes looking for her father. To break the spell, the beast must win Belle's love before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose
The Wizard of Oz by Victor Fleming( Visual )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorothy Gale lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. She has a pet dog named Toto. When Miss Gulch takes Toto away, Toto escapes and runs back to Dorothy. Soon, she runs away from home, and runs into the fake psychic, Professor Marvel. He tells Dorothy that her Auntie Em is sick, so Dorothy and Toto run back home, but a tornado comes and takes Dorothy and Toto to Oz, a place somewhere over the rainbow. She lands in Munchkinland. Her house accidentally lands on the Wicked Witch of the West's sister and Dorothy magically inherits the pair of ruby slippers that were on her feet. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells Dorothy to follow the Yellow Brick Road to see the Wizard so she can get back home. Along the way, she befriends Scarecrow, Tinman, and Lion. They are also seeking help from the Wizard because the Scarecrow needs a brain, Tinman needs a heart, and Lion needs courage
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )
37 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 3,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Mahchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis-induced conditioning that transform Harvey into a human time bomb
Bedknobs and broomsticks by Robert Stevenson( Visual )
49 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amateur witch, along with three precocious orphans, flies into one fantastic adventure after another aboard a bewitched bed to save the country from hostile invaders
National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )
28 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )
22 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Animated musical tale of Anastasia, a princess of Russia's Romanov family who survives assassination and finally flees to Austria
Mr. Popper's penguins by Jim Carrey( Visual )
21 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Popper's Penguins is the story of a boy whose explorer father loves him but neglects him in favor of his career. Once the boy grows to sharkish real-estate wheeler-dealer manhood in NYC, he does the same thing to his wife, daughter, and son. Promised a partner position in his real-estate firm, he woos a reluctant seller to part with the Tavern on the Green. Life is going fine until his dad's final gift to him arrives. Then Mr. Popper's life changes radically, because the gift is penguins--live, breathing, fish-loving penguins. Mr. Popper, at first vexed and then beguiled by the creatures, tries to deal with them, his job, his children, his ex-wife, a nosy neighbor, an officious zoo guy, and the state of his soul
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )
20 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
The last unicorn by Peter S Beagle( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A beautiful white unicorn has never shared the love and comfort of her own kind and sets out to find the secret of the other lost unicorns. The last unicorn retraces her roots and frees her mythical "people."
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )
24 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home use only
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( Visual )
20 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorian Gray is an innocent young man who has his portrait painted by a close friend. Soon after he falls under the influence of amoral Lord Henry Wotton. Dorian soon jilts his fiancee, which leads to her suicide. This is the start of a life of increasing debauchery. Dorian realizes that the outward signs of this are apparent only in the portrait. Eventually the picture, secreted in his childhood playroom, becomes almost hideous to behold. But Dorian still has one pure love - Gladys, the niece of the original painter
Blue Hawaii ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis Presley, plays an ex-GI returning home to Hawaii. His mother wants him to climb the corporate ladder, but his work plans focus on being a tour guide
The court jester by Melvin Frank( Visual )
25 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 12th century England, the infant king is usurped by the wicked King Roderick. Black Fox and his band attempt to restore the rightful king to the throne by having a member of their group infiltrate the court by posing as the jester
Mame original Broadway cast recording by Jerry Herman( Recording )
33 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. Program notes included
The Shell seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Penelope Keeling seeks to discover the secret of happiness for her friends, her family and herself
Fantasia Fantasia 2000 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fantasia 2000: The sequel to the classic 1940 film Fantasia, presents a new selection of animated scenes set to classical music. Pieces include: Symphony No. 5 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi, Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Carnival of the Animals, Finale, by Camille Saint-Sae╠łns, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, Pomp and Circumstance - Marches 1, 2, 3 and 4 by Sir Edward Elgar, and Firebird Suite - 1919 Version, by Igor Stravinsky
The Harvey girls by George Sidney( Visual )
14 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and French and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan meets a cheery crew of young women traveling out to open a "Harvey House" restaurant at a remote whistle stop to provide good cooking and wholesome company for railway travellers. When Susan and her bashful suitor find romance daunting, Susan joins the Harvey Girls instead. The saloon across the street with its alluring worldly-wise women offers them tough competition, fair and foul, and Susan catches the eye of Ned Trent, the distant but intense proprietor of the bar
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
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Audience level: 0.15 (from 0.08 for Beauty and ... to 1.00 for Mutiny! ...)
Alternative Names
Lansbury, Angela Brigid 1925-
Shaw, Angela Lansbury 1925-
English (479)
Spanish (15)
German (3)
French (2)
Chinese (2)
Korean (2)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)