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Best, Edna 1900-1974

Overview
Works: 96 works in 323 publications in 5 languages and 3,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Spy films  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Vocalist, Narrator, Adapter, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edna Best
The man who knew too much by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
169 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ordinary British couple vacationing in Switzerland suddenly find themselves embroiled in a case of international intrigue when their daughter is kidnapped by spies plotting a political assassination. This fleet and gripping early thriller from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock, was the first film the director made after signing to the Gaumont-British Picture Corporation
The ghost and Mrs. Muir by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, a young widow moves with her daughter into a cottage on the English coast. Soon she learns that the cottage is haunted by the ghost of its former owner, a sea captain. When he finds he can't scare her away, they soon fall into a most unlikely love affair!
South riding ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sensitive and poignant glimpse at life in a small Yorkshire township, performed by an ensemble cast of some of England's most celebrated actors
Alfred Hitchcock, Thirty nine steps & the man who knew too much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five classic movies filmed in the 1930s, part of a famous British thriller series directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock collection ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young and innocent, released in the United States as The girl was young, tells the story of a man falsely accused of murder who enlists the help of the police constable's young daughter to clear his name. In The man who knew too much, which Hitchcock was to remake in 1956, a couple's child is kidnapped by a band of international spies to prevent the mother from revealing what she was told about an assassination plot
Alfred Hitchcock collector's edition Thirty nine steps & the man who knew too much ; The lady vanishes & Sabotage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four classic movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder!: An actress is sentenced to death after being convicted of murder, but an unconvinced juror sets out to find the real killer in time to save the innocent woman
Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 steps The man who knew too much ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1st work: A spy is murdered, and an innocent man is pursued by both the spies and the police
Alfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much 39 steps ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man who knew too much: When a group of spies believe a father saw something he shouldn't have, they kidnap his daughter to keep him silent about an international assassination plot. 39 steps: An innocent man witnesses a spy's murder and becomes the target of both the spies and the police
Alfred Hitchcock double feature ( Visual )
in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The man who knew too much an American couple vacationing in French Morocco are accidently drawn into a series of mysterious adventures when they appear on the scene of a murder
Alfred Hitchcock collection 15 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows
El Hombre que sabía demasiado ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American couple vacationing in French Morocco are accidentally drawn into a series of mysterious adventures when they appear on the scene of a murder
Intermezzo a love story by Gregory Ratoff ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Love affair between a young pianist and a famous violinist, who is married
L'homme qui en savait trop by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2010 in French and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un couple de touristes anglais voyage avec une petite fille. Un français, assassiné, meurt près d'eux en leur confiant in extremis un message relatif au projet de meurtre d'un ambassadeur étranger en visite à Londres
The 39 steps The man who knew too much ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man who knew too much: "A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet"--Container
Alfred Hitchcock Hollywood classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These four timeless mystery movies are filled with murder and mayhem, and enough chills and thrilss to delight devoted Hitchcock fans!
Alfred Hitchcock's The man who knew too much ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Englishman and his wife and child become involved in a plot to assassinate a foreign diplomat. The child is kidnapped before her father can turn a coded message over to the British Foreign Office
The Browning version ( Book )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coronet Theatre, Maurice Evans and Edna Best in "The Browning Version," followed by "A Harlequinade," by Terence Rattigan, with Ron Randell, Bertha Belmore, Louis Hector, directed by Peter Glenville, settings and lighting by Frederick Stover, costumes by David Ffokes
The man who knew too much Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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