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Aitken, Maria

Overview
Works: 48 works in 104 publications in 3 languages and 3,515 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Biography  Documentary television programs  Instructional television programs  Documentary films  History  Instructional films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Author, Teacher , Performer, Editor, Singer, Director
Classifications: PN1995.9.A26, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Maria Aitken
 
Most widely held works by Maria Aitken
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach."--Www. imdb. com
Style : acting in high comedy by Maria Aitken( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janet Suzman explains the fine points of acting in Shakespearean comedy through discussion and examples
Maria Aitken on acting in high comedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a question and answer format; with examples from Coward, Wilde, Sheridan, and Congreve; Aitken shows how to add spark to comedy readings
Michael Caine on acting in film by Michael Caine( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Caine teaches film acting techniques
Jonathan Miller on acting in opera( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage rehearsal of La Traviata directed by Jonathan Miller
Brian Cox on acting in tragedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Cox discusses and demonstrates the fine points of acting in tragedies
A Girdle round the earth by Maria Aitken( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A account of scores of women in other centuries to whom the call of adventure was irresistible. It is about the urge in women to travel adn explore, and to risk their lives in foreign parts
Simon Callow on acting in restoration comedy by Simon Callow( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Callow uses a question and answer format with four other actors along with audience participation to discuss his acting techniques in restoration comedies
Armchair thriller( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The circe complex: A jewel thief from prison pits his wife, her two lovers, and the investigating detective against each other in the search for the loot
Love on a branch line( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to living an exciting life, sensible Jasper Pye is closed tighter than his omnipresent umbrella. But he's finally had it with being a prim and proper, boring civil servant and he is itching for something new. Fate agrees and sets into motion some fantastical plans guaranteed to turn his "responsible" life on it's head
Jinnah( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Urdu and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life of [Mahomed Ali] Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. When Jinnah dies, he is taken to a heavenly ante-room where a decision will be made on his fate, but his file has gone missing, and the Guide must question him about his life to fill in his story"--Container
Acting in film : an actor's take on movie making by Michael Caine( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villa in France by J. I. M Stewart( Recording )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women adventurers : travelers, explorers, and seekers by Maria Aitken( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Noel Coward by Noel Coward( Recording )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents memorable scenes from Hay fever, Present laughter, Private lives, and Fallen angels
The acting series the complete set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The BBC Acting Series has surpassed all other video acting programs in its influence on the acting profession and in the high standard it has set for arts education. While each program is targeted toward a particular realm of acting, an abundance of general wisdom is offered in each, which easily applies to a diversity of acting challenges"--Publisher
Armchair thriller( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A popular TV investigator gets personally involved in a case when a childhood friend who has taken holy orders dies suspiciously
Lizzie an Amazon adventure( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel the Amazon with Maria Aitken who retraces the remarkable 1896 journey of Lizzie Hessel, who traveled 4,000 miles on four rivers through three countries to join her husband on a rubber plantation in Bolivia
The best of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Wilde's most memorable prose and poetry
 
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Style : acting in high comedy
Alternative Names
Maria Aitken attrice cinematografica irlandese

Maria Aitken irische Schauspielerin

Maria Aitken irlndsk manusfrfattare och skdespelare

Maria Aitken irsk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Maria Aitken irsk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Maria Aitken irsk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Эйткен, Мария

ماریا آیتکن بازیگر و فیلمنامه‌نویس ایرلندی

Languages
English (71)

Urdu (1)

German (1)

Covers
Janet Suzman on acting in Shakespearean comedyMaria Aitken on acting in high comedyMichael Caine on acting in filmJonathan Miller on acting in operaBrian Cox on acting in tragedySimon Callow on acting in restoration comedyActing in film : an actor's take on movie makingThe best of Noel CowardThe acting series the complete set