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McGovern, Elizabeth 1961-

Overview
Works: 287 works in 1,024 publications in 8 languages and 39,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Television melodramas  Action and adventure films  History  Television programs  Historical films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Contributor, Author, Interviewee, Other, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth McGovern
Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes( Visual )

115 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 9,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The War is over and a long-awaited engagement is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. In the wake of World War I, Robert, Earl of Grantham, sticks to his duty to maintain Downton more firmly than ever
Downton Abbey by Maggie Smith( Visual )

95 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 5,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great War rages across Europe, and not even the serene Yorkshire countryside is free from its effects. The men and women of Downton are doing their part: heir Matthew Crawley and footman Thomas Barrow are off fighting, while Lady Grantham and Isobel Crawley are squabbling over whether Downton should be used as a hospital. Lady Mary is seeing a wealthy newspaper magnate while Lady Edith becomes much warmer and Lady Sybil seeks to ingratiate herself with the staff. Below stairs, as his former wife bedevils John and Anna, Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes struggle to keep the house running smoothly
Woman in Gold by Alexi Kaye Campbell( Visual )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court"--Container
Ordinary people by Robert Redford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen. The "ordinary" existence of an upper middle class family is shattered with the death of the older son and the struggle of the younger son against guilt and suicide
Once upon a time in America by Sergio Leone( Visual )

89 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two childhood friends have an uneasy crime partnership which unravels in death and mystery
Clash of the titans by Louis Leterrier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Clash of the Titans, the ultimate struggle for power pits men against kings and kings against gods. But the war between the gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus an unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny."--Back of container
Kick-ass by Matthew Vaughn( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordinary teenager and rabid comic-book geek Dave Lizewski captures the imagination of the public when he becomes the no-nonsense vigilante, Kick-Ass. After he teams up with the fearless father-daughter crime-fighting duo, Big Daddy and Hit-Girl, the three work together to take down the criminal empire of local Mafioso Frank D'Amico. But when D'Amico's son Chris is reborn as Red Mist, the showdown between the forces of good and evil will force Kick-Ass to live up to his name, or die trying
Ragtime by Miloš Forman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic love story set againts a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
The chaperone by Laura Moriarty( Recording )

16 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about the friendship between an adolescent, pre-movie-star Louise Brooks, and the 36-year-old woman who chaperones her to New York City for a summer, in 1922, and how it changes both their lives
Dear America : letters home from Vietnam by Bill Couturié( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An authentic account of the Vietnam War from the actual letters of the men and women who served there. The harsh realities of life and death, friendships made and lost - these letters home tell it all, with newsreel and home-movie footage shot by the servicemen themselves. These are the authentic voices of war, some who survived, many who never made it home
The Scarlet pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"France, 1792. It is the height of the French Revolution. The country is gripped by revolutionary fever and the evil Head of Secret Police, Chauvelin, keeps the guillotines busy executing innocent peasants, aristocrats and priests. Only the mysterious stranger known as the Scarlet Pimpernel constantly foils Chauvelin's plans with his heroic missions to save innocent lives"--Box
The wings of the dove by Henry James( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young society woman's love for a common journalist presents her with an impossible decision: leave him or marry and face a life of poverty. Events take an unexpected twist when she befriends a lonely young heiress whose own tragic secret offers an irresistible but dangerous solution
A room with a view( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1912 young Lucy Honeychurch and her nervous chaperone embark on a grand tour of Italy. Alongside sweeping landscapes, Lucy encounters a suspect group of characters, including socialist Mr. Emerson and his working-class son George, who both surprise and intrigue her. When piqued interest turns to potential romance, Lucy is whisked away and eventually home to England, where her attention turns to Cecil Vyse. When George appears in England determined to stop Lucy's marriage to Cecil, Lucy is faced with a difficult choice
Native son( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in English and German and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bigger Thomas, the black chauffeur for the wealthy Dalton family, is accused of the murder of the Daltons' daughter Mary. The search for Mary's missing body and Thomas' trial shake the family and the city of Chicago, exposing the fears and prejudices of the late 1940's
The Scarlet pimpernel( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"France, 1792. It is the height of the French Revolution. The country is gripped by revolutionary fever and the evil Head of Secret Police, Chauvelin, keeps the guillotines busy executing innocent peasants, aristocrats and priests. Only the mysterious stranger known as the Scarlet Pimpernel constantly foils Chauvelin's plans with his heroic missions to save innocent lives."
Faerie tale theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Downton Abbey( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an Edwardian country house in 1912, Downton Abbey portrays the lives of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them. In the drawing rooms, library, and beautiful bedrooms, with their tall windows looking across the park, lives the family, but below stairs are other residents, the servants, as fiercely possessive of their ranks as anyone above
She's having a baby by John Hughes( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romantic comedy about a young married couple and the problems they face when she announces that she's pregnant
 
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Alternative Names
ELISABETH MCGOVERN

Elizabeth McGovern actrice américaine

Elizabeth McGovern actriz estadounidense

Elizabeth McGovern Amerikaans acteur

Elizabeth McGovern Amerikaans actrice

Elizabeth McGovern attrice statunitense

Elizabeth McGovern US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Mac Govern Elizabeth 1961-....

MacGovern Elizabeth 1961-....

Mc Govern Elizabeth 1961-....

McGovern, Elizabeth

Макговерн, Элизабет

Элизабет Макговерн американская актриса

אליזבת' מק'גוברן

إليزابيث ماكغفرن

الیزابت مک‌گاورن خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، بازیگر، و آهنگساز آمریکایی

엘리자베스 맥거번

エリザベス・マクガヴァン

伊莉莎白·麥戈文

伊丽莎白·麦戈文

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Once upon a time in AmericaClash of the titansThe house of mirthThe handmaid's taleNative sonFaerie tale theatre