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Dillon, Carmen 1908-2000

Works: 11 works in 32 publications in 3 languages and 1,521 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Television adaptations  Filmed plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Romantic comedy films  War films 
Roles: ard
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carmen Dillon
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Acting, Laurence Olivier: In this program from the BBC2, Kenneth Tynan interviews Laurence Olivier, with special emphasis on some of the highlights of his distinguished career and Shakespeare films, with excerpts from the films "Henry V", "Hamlet", "Richard III", "Othello", and "The Entertainer"
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, son of the king of Denmark, is summoned home for his father's funeral and his mother's wedding to his uncle. In a supernatural episode, he discovers that his uncle, whom he hates anyway, murdered his father. In an incredibly convoluted plot--the most complicated and most interesting in all literature--he manages to (impossible to put this in exact order) feign (or perhaps not to feign) madness, murder the "prime minister," love and then unlove an innocent whom he drives to madness, plot and then unplot against the uncle, direct a play within a play, successfully conspire against the lives of two well-meaning friends, and finally take his revenge on the uncle, but only at the cost of almost every life on stage, including his own and his mother's. -- from (Sep. 20, 2011)
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe
Butley by Simon Gray( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On any given day, Ben Butley, a self-made train wreck of an English Literature professor at a London University, can shrug off everyone and everything with equal ease. But today, the disaster of Butley's proudly misspent life threatens to dwarf even his cynically fatalistic non-expectations. Arriving at his cramped cave of an office, Butley is informed that his adored protégé Joey is moving in with another man, his estranged wife is re-marrying and his seemingly untalented colleague has been published ahead of him
The Browning version by Anthony Asquith( Visual )

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

A moving drama about an aging English schoolmaster who comes to grips with his personal and professional failures
School for secrets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Five scientists, differing in character and outlook are destined to work together for six long years. They are the "back-room" boys who develop radar, which plays such an important role in the outcome of the war
Roland Hayes tribute : February 4, 1996, 7:00 p.m( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Chronicle history of King Henry the Fift with his battell fought at Agincourt in France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shakespeare's play is presented as a performance at the Globe Theater in 1600. The scene becomes progressively more realistic for the Battle of Agincourt, but once again reverts to the Globe for the conclusion
The omen by Richard Donner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A chilling suspense mystery, this riveting tale of the supernatural explores the Biblical prophecy of the warning which will foretell the coming of Armageddon. The final confrontation between the forces of good and evil will begin with the birth of the son of Satan-- in human form
Laurence Olivier Hamlet( )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Carmen Dillon Art director

Carmen Dillon britische Filmarchitektin und Architektin

Carmen Dillon Brits artdirector (1908-2000)

Carmen Dillon scenografa britannica