WorldCat Identities

Steele, Barbara 1938-

Overview
Works: 146 works in 442 publications in 5 languages and 6,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War television programs  Fantasy films  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Author of introduction, Performer, Producer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Steele
8 1/2 by Federico Fellini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semi-autobiographical film of Fellini about a film director (Mastroianni) who finds himself creatively barren at the peak of his career. He fantasizes at a resort to get away from the pressures of wife and staff
Herman Wouk's War and remembrance by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One week after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, sweeping the United States into World War II, the Henry family is forever changed by the war in the Pacific, and the horror of the Holocaust. Features spectacular reenactments of the event at Midway, Yalta, Guadalcanal and El Alamein
Pit and the pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

28 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret--and plunges him into a mightmarish torture devised by a notorious master of the Inquisition
Black Sunday by Thomas Harris( Visual )

64 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman executed as a witch by the Inquisition returns from the grave to seek gruesome revenge on the descendants of those who caused her death
Der junge Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in German and English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion
Pretty baby by Louis Malle( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and German and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally acclaimed director Louis Malle has taken a taboo subject - child prostitution - and has created in Pretty Baby a film of humanity and beauty. E.J. Bellocq (Keith Carradine) is a photographer obsessed with the prostitutes in New Orleans' red-light district. Violet (12-year-old Brooke Shields), a young girl in 1917, bewitches Carradine with her curiosity and naive coquettishness. Malle's level-headed treatment of this controversial theme and exceptional performances by the entire cast (especially Susan Sarandon as Violet's prostitute mother) makes Pretty Baby a must-see for all serious film fans
Piranha by Alexandre Aja( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mutant piranha escape from a secret research station and head downriver towards a summer camp and a small town's lakeside tourist attraction. A gruff loner and a daffy private eye race against time to try to stop the creatures
Shivers by David Cronenberg( Visual )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bizarre mystery of a deadly disease that causes its victims to perform barbarous acts of violence and perverse sexual behavior. Life is ideal on Starliner Island. The wealthy people who reside in this secluded oasis are surrounded by every possible luxury and converience. It's the atmosphere of easy country living while being in the midst of a large city. Starliner Tower is the showpiece of the island, with its own shops, recreational facilities, and private medical clinic. The residents couldn't be more secure ... until it happened! Suddenly, a strange disease is passed from resident to resident gaining virulence with each passing day
The butterfly room( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann, a reclusive, elegant lady with an obsession for butterflies, is surprisingly befriended by the eerily beautiful young Alice. Using her seductive innocence, Alice establishes a disturbing mother-daughter relationship with Ann. Lured into her twisted world, Ann soon discovers that she is not the only recipient of the girl's affections
Tales of terror The pit and the pendulum ; The raven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Fellini : the Sixties by Manoah Bowman( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fellini: The Sixties is a stunning photographic journey through the director's most iconic classics: La Dolce Vita, 81/2, Juliet of the Spirits, and Fellini Satyricon. Carefully selected imagery from the Independent Visions photographic archive, many published here for the first time, illuminate these films as they have never been seen before, and reveal fascinating details of the director's working style and ebullient personality. With more than 150 photographs struck from original negatives, these images spring to life from the page with the depth and quality of the films themselves. Complemented with insightful essays from contemporary writers, Fellini: The Sixties is a true testament to the man and his work, a remarkable compendium of the legendary filmmaker's greatest achievements"--Jacket
Horror do not watch alone : 15 films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic horror movies starring the genre's greatest actors in their most chilling and memorable roles
Nightmare castle( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad scientist makes his wife and her lover test subjects when he finds out about their affair. But they return from the grave to get revenge for their own murders
Caged heat by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown into the penal hell of Connorville, petty criminal Jacqueline must fight against the ruthless inmates, a cruel warden and her depraved staff. Eventually she forms an uneasy friendship with two hardened inmates in search of escape, money and revenge
Dead eyes of London( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When movie audiences caught this double bill in the mid-'60s, they were doubtless unaware that they were witnessing remarkable entries in the Italian gothic and German "krimi" genres. Based on a story by the legendary Edgar Wallace, "Dead Eyes of London" is filled with stylistic flourishes which would influence such directors as Dario Argento. Klaus Kinski stars in this chilling yarn about a series of perplexing murders involving wealthy, middle-aged men and a sinister sect of blind London residents with a grisly secret. Scotland Yard is baffled, but soon the ghastly truth is revealed! Then scream legend Barbara Steele (Black Sunday) stars in The Ghost, a marvelous, atmospheric shocker from acclaimed director Riccardo Freda (The Horrible Dr. Hichcock). Stuck in an unhappy marriage with a wheelchair-bound, occult-worshipping husband, Margaret begins an affair with the handsome family doctor and concocts a murderous scheme that turns into full-blown terror!
Bava( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operazione paura: The hallucinatory tale of a remote village tormented by the specter of a dead little girl
She beast( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip and Veronica are newlyweds passing through a small town in Transylvania when an unseen force pulls their car into a lake. When a passing truck driver rescues them, he and Philip discover that Veronica has been replaced by an evil witch that was put to death in the same area during the 18th century. Can Philip and his newfound friend capture the witch and bring back Veronica?
 
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8 1/2
Alternative Names
Barbara Steele actrice britannique

Barbara Steele attrice britannica

Barbara Steele Britische Filmschauspielerin

Barbara Steele britisk skodespelar

Barbara Steele britisk skuespiller

Barbara Steele Brits actrice

Barbara Steele brittisk skådespelare

Барбара Стийл

Стил, Барбара

ברברה סטיל

バーバラ・スティール

芭芭拉·斯蒂尔

Languages
English (155)

German (23)

Italian (20)

Spanish (14)

French (10)

Covers
Herman Wouk's War and remembranceDer junge Törless