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Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Overview
Works: 391 works in 1,717 publications in 10 languages and 31,304 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  History  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Historical films  Spy films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Contributor, Other, Author, Host, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

142 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

116 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,107 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

24 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

103 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
Love affair by Leo McCarey( Visual )

115 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxery liner bound for New York. Although both are involved with other people, they fall in love. When the ship docks they agree to meet in six months, remaining apart as a test of their love. But a tragic accident keeps them from their rendevous, and leaves their future uncertain
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

55 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,341 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 innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

66 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,295 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 life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( Visual )

73 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is considered by many to be the finest British film ever made. A stirring masterpiece like no other. The indelible General Clive Candy barely survives four decades of tumultuous British history (1902 to 1942), only to see the world change irrevocably before his eyes. Blimp is both moving and slyly satirical, an incomparable film about war, love, and aging
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

91 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,152 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
Leo McCarey's affair to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 790 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
King Solomon's mines by Compton Bennett( Visual )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 763 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
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( Visual )

36 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 5 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
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 649 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 )

20 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 643 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
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

23 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save the crown, an English gentleman masquerades as his distant cousin, the King of Ruritania
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

13 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parodying the 007 Bond films, Sellers stars as a baccarat player recruited by the agency to impersonate the aging spy in an effort to destroy SMERSH
Leo McCarey's An affair to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although each is engaged to someone else, when Nickie and Terry meet aboard an ocean liner, they fall in love. After they agree to rendezvous six months later atop the Empire State Building, tragedy strikes, and the lovers' future takes an uncertain turn"--Container
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

38 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 380 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
 
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From here to eternity
Alternative Names
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 skót színésznő

Deborah Kerrová skotská herečka

Kerr, Deborah

Kerr-Trimmer Deborah 1921-2007

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane

Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

Kerr-Viertel Deborah 1921-2007

Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007

Trimmer Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

Viertel, Deborah 1921-2007

Viertel Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

Ντέμπορα Κερ

Дебора Кер

Дебора Керр шотландская актриса

Дэбора Кер

Керр, Дебора

דבורה קר

دبورا کر بازیگر بریتانیایی

ديبورا كير

დებორა კერი

데버러 커

デボラ・カー

狄波拉·嘉

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William Shakespeare's Julius CaesarBlack narcissusLove affairThe night of the iguanaThe life and death of Colonel BlimpQuo vadisKing Solomon's minesThe grass is greener