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Thorndike, Sybil Dame 1882-1976

Overview
Works: 215 works in 466 publications in 6 languages and 4,887 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans  Picaresque fiction  Film adaptations  Poetry  Educational films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PR4565, 822.33
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Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 501 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 )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 457 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 )

28 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Anton Checkhov's play Uncle Vanya. 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
Uncle Vanya by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 210 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 )

12 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read by Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
The life & adventures of Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Book )

36 editions published between 1950 and 1991 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and loves of Nicholas, the orphaned son of a bankrupt man, form the basis of this complex novel based on Dickens' recurrent theme of rising from poverty
Hand in hand( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 150 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
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 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Androcles and the lion: Androcles is a Christian in ancient Rome who applies that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are eventually arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who did it.?--International Movie Data Base
Great historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antohology of various portrayals of Shakespear characters
The Birth of modern theatre : Chekhov's Uncle Vanya in perspective( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes Chekhov's dramatic techniques as developed in Uncle Vanya. Includes a performance of the third act of the play in an English translation by Constance Garnett
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 87 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 )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Favourites; a personal selection by Sybil Thorndike( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Nickleby by Alberto Cavalcanti( Visual )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 65 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
Henry VIII by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 1952 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bard's last play, possibly written in collaboration with John Fletcher, filled with the pageantry of a king's coronation and the intrigues over his desire to divorce and remarry
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy of an honorable but haughty Roman patrician in the days of the early Republic
Shake hands with the devil( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 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 complete works of William Shakespeare : the Cambridge edition text by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains William Shakespeare's plays, poems, and sonnets
Alfred Lord Tennyson: portrait of a poet by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings from selections of Tennyson's poems by Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Donat, John Gielgud, Sybil Thorndike, and others
 
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Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara
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The life & adventures of Nicholas NicklebyGreat historical Shakespeare recordings, and, A miscellany
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 1882-1976 Dame

horndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

Sybil Thorndike actrice britannique

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Thorndike, Agnes Sybil.

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Thorndike, Agnes Sybil 1882-1976 Dame

Thorndike, Agnes Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

Torndajk, Sibil

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