WorldCat Identities

Swinburne, Nora 1902-2000

Overview
Works: 33 works in 83 publications in 4 languages and 1,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nora Swinburne
Rumer Godden's The river ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film eloquently contrasts the growing pains of three young women with the immutability of the holy Bengal River in India, around which their daily lives unfold. Harriet lives in a house overlooking the river with her English family. One day, a young American arrives at the home of his cousin, Mr. John, a widower who lives next door to Harriet's family. The young man becomes the focus of attention for Harriet, her older friend Valerie, and for Mr. John's half-Indian daughter Melanie
The man in grey by Leslie Arliss( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This tale of treachery put both the Gainsborough melodrama and actor James Mason on the map. The star-to-be plays Lord Rohan, a cruel nobleman who marries the naive and sweet-natured Clarissa for the sole purpose of producing an heir; meanwhile, Clarissa's conniving best friend, Hesther, plots against her for her own nefarious ends. Set in England in the early 19th century
The River by Jean Renoir( Visual )
30 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English family lives in Bengal, India, which provides the backdrop for the coming-of-age story of Harriet, the heroine, an adolescent girl who experiences the first pangs of womanhood when she falls in love with a wounded American war hero, loses a beloved family member, and begins to express her deepest feeling in eloquent verse
Christopher Columbus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this time-honored classic, Frederic March gives an epic performance as Christopher Columbus, the world's most daring explorer! Follow Columbus' journey as he battles mutiny, exhaustion and desperation on his way to discovering the new world
The veil ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten horror stories hosted by legendary horror actor Boris Karloff
Jean Renoir's production of Rumer Godden's The river ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In postwar India, three adolescent girls develop competing crushes on a young American veteran who lost a leg in combat. As their romances and rivalries deepen, the background of the Indian society, culture and environment influences all their personalities in subtle and symbolic ways
Fanny by gaslight by Anthony Asquith( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman is relentlessly pursued by an evil lord who kills her father in a fight, then attempts to ruin her happiness when she falls in love with a young political advisor
Interlude ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stefan Zelter is a tempermental and arrogant conductor whose wife and childrens seem to be an afterthought in his turbulent life. When a young journalist approaches him for an interview, she draws more out of him than he expects and they begin a tentative affair. As their relationship matures, she becomes disenchanted as Stefan's career and family place increasing pressures on their time together
Dinner at the Ritz by Harold D Schuster( Visual )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beautiful Annabella stars as the grieving daughter of a murdered Parisian banker, and vows to find his killer. All the suspects happen to be her father's colleagues. An early David Niven displays all his unique charms at light-drama, in helping to solve this whodunit!"--Container
Helen of Troy by John Twist( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two empires at war, with one woman the center of it all. To defeat the undefeatable ultimately requires brains as much as brawn. So the Greeks, feigning withdrawal, offer a gift of treachery: a mammoth wooden horse that secretly houses their fighting men
The bad Lord Byron ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The notorious life and loves of the poet Lord Byron. As part of a mock trial we discover his transgressions in a series of flashbacks
Le fleuve by Jean Renoir( Visual )
6 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sur les bords d'un grand fleuve indien vit une famille britannique. Les deux filles de la maison se lient d'amitié avec la fille de leur voisin, Melanie, née d'une mère hindoue. La venue du jeune capitaine John va troubler le coeur des jeunes filles. Mais ce dernier, souffrant d'une infirmité, refusera l'amour qui lui est offert
El Río La chienne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Quartet by Ken Annakin( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The facts of life" charts the rise and fall of a young man gambling in Monte Carlo. In "The alien corn", a young man whose disapproving parents are horrified by his plans to become a professional pianist. They send him away to learn, hoping he will not be good enough. "The kite" tells of a husband's passion for kite-flying and the martial strife he encounters when his wife wishes him to give up his hobby. "The colonel's lady" depicts a colonel's disbelief at a passionate book written by his wife
Der Strom the river ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The veil the terror : The bat ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The veil. Ten horror stories hosted by legendary horror actor Boris Karloff
Der Strom nach dem Roman "The river" von Rumer Godden ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1951 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le Fleuve The River by Jean Renoir( Visual )
2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sur les bords d'un grand fleuve indien vit une famille britannique. Les deux filles de la maison se lient d'amitié avec la fille de leur voisin, Melanie, née d'une mère hindoue. La venue du jeune capitaine John va troubler le coeur des jeunes filles. Mais de dernier, souffrant d'une infirmité, refusera l'amour qui lui est offert
El Río ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El río The river ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de una joven perteneciente a una familia inglesa que vive en la India posterior a la guerra. Allí conocerá el amor por primera vez, la pérdida y todas las emociones propias de la bella y dura adolescencia
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, Elinor 1902-2000
Johnson, Elinore 1902-2000
Johnson, Elnora B. 1902-2000
Swinburne, Norah 1902-2000
Languages
English (59)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
French (1)