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Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Overview
Works: 448 works in 1,919 publications in 10 languages and 31,691 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Tragedies (Drama)  Musicals  Comedy films  Spy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Other, Author of introduction, Host, Contributor, Author, wpr
Classifications: PR2808.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deborah Kerr
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

169 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 4,311 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 )

123 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Army base in 1941 Hawaii, the lives of enlisted men and officers are troubled by spiteful commanders, sadistic military police, and forbidden love. 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 2,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a cabaret singer meet on a luxury 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )

26 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,634 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 )

97 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 7 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
The innocents by Jack Clayton( Visual )

68 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 1,296 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 )

61 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the 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 )

100 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this story a Roman commander falls in love with a Christian girl and then both are thrown to the lions
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( Visual )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 791 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 698 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 651 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 )

20 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 )

21 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 633 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 629 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 594 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
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

15 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
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 369 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 369 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
 
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From here to eternity
Alternative Names
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 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

Trimmer, Deborah Kerr-

Trimmer Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007

Viertel, Deborah 1921-2007

Viertel, Deborah Kerr-

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