WorldCat Identities

Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Works: 496 works in 1,664 publications in 9 languages and 31,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Romance films  Historical films  History  Musical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Singer, Other, Host, Author of introduction, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Deborah Kerr
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

61 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,009 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 2,615 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
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

22 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

102 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,597 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
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( Visual )

66 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,541 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
An Affair to remember by Leo McCarey( Visual )

73 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A handsome bachelor and a caberet 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
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

26 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,307 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 )

48 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 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 )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,172 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 )

80 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia and falls in love with her. She is a Christian and doesn't want to have anything to do with a warrior. Though she grew up Roman, 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 resents this, but somehow 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 the Christians, and throws them to the Lions, but Marcus, Lygia, and Christianity prevail in the end
Leo McCarey's affair to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 971 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 )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 771 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 )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 719 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 )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 678 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
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

19 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 grass is greener by Stanley Donen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 637 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 prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 573 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 566 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
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 536 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
Leo McCarey's An affair to remember( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 490 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
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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 skt sznsznő

Deborah Kerrov skotsk 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

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Дебора Кер

Дебора Керр шотландская актриса

Дэбора Кер

Керр, Дебора

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William Shakespeare's Julius CaesarBlack narcissusAn Affair to rememberThe night of the iguanaThe life and death of Colonel BlimpQuo vadisKing Solomon's minesThe sundowners