WorldCat Identities

Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Works: 445 works in 1,929 publications in 10 languages and 31,640 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Romance films  Tragedies (Drama)  Musicals  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Author, Host, wpr
Classifications: PR2808.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Deborah Kerr
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

168 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

126 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Leo McCarey's affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

104 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespearean classic that provides a portrait of the political infighting and lust for power of a turbulent, blood-stained era
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

98 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of Anglican nuns runs into trouble when they try to start a hospital and a school in the Himalayas. Adapted from the novel by Rumer Godden. Includes introduction, commentary, documentaries, trailer, and booklet
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

69 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"-- Container
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

67 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of an old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

99 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

29 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England. In one evening, four unhappy misfits will bare their innermost secrets and change each other's lives forever
King Solomon's mines by Compton Bennett( Visual )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventurer Allan Quatermain is hired by an Englishwoman to lead the hunt for her missing husband in an uncharted region of Africa
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jealous English earl (Grant) who wants to keep his beautiful wife (Kerr) first tries suave trickery but finally resorts to a duel with pistols
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

23 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 630 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
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof, the heads of the allied spy forces call Sir James Bond out of retirement to fight the power of SMERSH
A woman of substance trilogy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Woman of substance: the story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her quest to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world. Hold the dream: continues the saga of Emma Harte, who rose from servant girl to head of an international retail dynasty. At 80, Emma passes control of the Harte-McGill empire to her beloved granddaughter Paula. To be the best: a tale of love, betrayal, and a family feud set in Hong Kong, London, and New York
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

39 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Originally recorded in 1956. Movie starred Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr. Total time 46:01
Barbara Taylor Bradford's a woman of substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her quest to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world
Deborah Kerr by Eric Braun( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Debora Kera

Deborah Kerr actrice britannique

Deborah Kerr aktorka brytyjska

Deborah Kerr attrice britannica

Deborah Kerr britische Schauspielerin

Deborah Kerr Brits filmacteur

Deborah Kerr Brits filmactrice

Deborah Kerr pemeran perempuan asal Britania Raya

Deborah Kerr Scottish film and television actress

Deborah Kerr skót színésznő

Deborah Kerrová skotská herečka

Kerr, Deborah

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah

Kerr-Trimmer Deborah 1921-2007

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

Kerr-Viertel, Deborah

Kerr-Viertel Deborah 1921-2007

Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

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Trimmer Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

Viertel, Deborah 1921-2007

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Viertel Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

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Leo McCarey's affair to rememberWilliam Shakespeare's Julius CaesarBlack narcissusThe night of the iguanaThe life and death of Colonel BlimpQuo vadisKing Solomon's minesThe grass is greener