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Wood, John 1930-2011

Overview
Works: 163 works in 372 publications in 7 languages and 11,783 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Historical films  Television adaptations  Biographical films  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Illustrator, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Wood
Chocolat by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small town in rural France in 1960. Vianne Rocher and her pre-teen daughter move to town and open a chocolate shop across from the local church just as Lent is beginning. Vianne's warm heart and delicious chocolate win over some of the townspeople, but the mayor and others object to her free thinking and iconoclastic ways
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

50 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young electronics wizard David Lightman unwittingly hooks into America's supersecret wargames computer and the world is suddenly threatened with nuclear annihilation
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ford personifica a Linus Larrabee, un ocupado magnate que no tiene tiempo para el amor en su apretada agenda. Pero cuando un romance entre su mujeriego hermano (Kinnear) y Sabrina (Ormond), hija del chofer de la familia, amenaza un importante negocio que está por cerrar Linus, este alto ejecutivo cambia su agenda por algo con más crueldad. Corteja a Sabrina, mientras que piensa en abandonarla tan pronto como cierre el negocio. ¿Descubrirá lo que siente su corazón "el único donador de corazón en vida"? ¡Por supuesto que sí!. Pero, como en los mejores viajes, la alegría no es sólo la destinada sino la que logramos obtener."--Envase
Orlando by Virginia Woolf( Visual )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container
The white countess by Zhan mu si ai fo rui( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shanghai. 1936. Crossroads of the world and into this city of political intrigue comes Sofia, a Russian Countess who, with the remains of her family, has been left stateless by the Revolution. Forced by her reduced circumstances to support herself and her family as a bar-girl and taxi dancer, Sofia forms a relationship with Jackson, a blind former diplomat who opens an elegant bar; The White Countess. Their curious relationship matures but they are caught up in the fall of the city to the Japanese invaders
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tierras de penunmbra": C.S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins), profesor de literatura en Oxford, es también un escritor de gran reputación. Es soltero y vive con su hermano de forma casi monacal, totalmente desconectado de la realidad, encerrado en el mundo de la enseñanza y los libros. Un día irrumpe en su vida Joy Gresham (Debra Winger), una poetisa estadounidense divorciada y gran admiradora suya, que está de viaje por Inglaterra con su hijo (Joseph Mazzello) y desea fervientemente conocerlo en persona. "Una canción del pasado": Tras la muerte de su madre, Purslane Hominy EWill, una adolescente solitaria y hastiada, regresa a la ciudad de su infancia. Segura de encontrar su casa abandonada, se queda atónita al comprobar que allí viven desde hace años dos amigos de su madre: Bobby Long, antiguo profesor de literatura, y su protegido, el biógrafo Lawson Pines. Ninguno de ellos tiene intención de marcharse, así que se ve obligada a convivir con ellos
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Donner, Schöpfer der "Stahlharten Pofis", inszenierte die Liebesgeschichte zwischen dem Ritter Navarre und der jungen Isabeau d"Anjou, angesiedelt im mittelalterlichen Italien. Der grausame Bischof von Aquila gelegt die beiden mit einem Fluch, der sie zu ewiger Trennung verdammen soll: Isabeau verwandelt sich tagsüber in einen Falken, Navarre Nachts in einen reißenden Wolf. Ihnen bleibt nur ein Eugenblick in der Dämmerung, in der sie einander als menschliche Wesen begegnen können. Ein trinkfreudiger Mönch und der junge Philippe begleiten den Ritter und seinen Fal- ken. Dieser romantisch-märchenhafte Film basiert auf einer bekannten Sage aus dem 13. Jahrhundert. Herausragend die Bilder des Bertolucci-Kameramanns Vittorio Storaro
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak. When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him"--Container
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Chipping is the new Latin master at an English boy's boarding school. The eccentric schoolmaster lives a full, rich life within the cloistered school, defined by his role as the intellectual shepherd of generations of young students. Then while traveling through the countryside on summer holiday, he unexpected falls in love. His new wife ignites his passion and brings him out of his shell. Spans over 50 years in the life of Mr. Chipping
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1553, England's idle rich were anything but idle. With the blessing of the royal family, they plundered the riches of the church, stole the finest farmlands, and generally took all the best things the country had to offer. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved, and disagreed with their religious beliefs. But as a sheltered 16-year-old, there wasn't much she could do about it. Then, through a strange turn of events, Lady Jane Grey was crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England. Based on the true story of the girl who found herself Queen of England for nine days at age 16"--Container
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and German and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's classic play is brought into the present with the setting as Great Britain in the 1930s. Civil war has erupted with the House of Lancaster on one side, claiming the right to the British throne and hoping to bring freedom to the country. Opposing is the House of York, commanded by the infamous Richard who rules over a fascist government and hopes to install himself as a dictator monarch--IMDb
Citizen X by Chris Gerolmo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viktor Burakov (Rea), a brilliant forensics expert but an inexperienced detective, is put in charge of investigating the case of a serial killer. As the number of victims continues to rise, the investigation slows to a standstill, buried under government red tape
The body by Jonas McCord( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archaeologist uncovers a crucified body in Jerusalem which dates back to the 1st century A.D.A priest arrives to try and help determine if the body is the remains of Christ, making a tenuous alliance with the archaeologist as they investigate the find that threatens the foundations of Western religion
Uncovered by Jim McBride( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia is an art restorer who is restoring a fifteenth-century painting. Her work on a Flemish painting reveals a hitherto undiscovered Latin phrase which translates as "Who killed the knight?". She goes to the art authorities she knows to find out what it might mean. Oddly, at the same time, a series of murders, including art experts, patrons and restorers has Julia scrambling to find out what is happening. She finds that the mystery of the painting is interwoven with the mystery of the deaths around her
Rasputin by Uli Edel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grigori Rasputin, een geheimzinnige monnik uit Siberië, geneest de troonopvolger Nikolej Romanov en ziet kans de macht van het hof naar zich toe te trekken
Barnaby Rudge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping tale of murder, conspiracy and revolt that culminates in the burning of the Newgate Prison during the anti-popery riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge tells the story of a sweet, simple-minded youth swept up by the mob into acts of horrible violence and barbarism
Jumpin' Jack Flash by Penny Marshall( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bank clerk is inadvertently drawn into the world of high-stakes international espionage; hilarity ensues
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timelesss comedy centered on the way Tartuffe, a hypocrite who uses religion to dupe an innocent man, manipulates his way into the confidence and affections of an affluent bourgeois while Tartuffe attempts to seduce his wife and daughter
The gambler( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true episode in literary history, this is a tale of the strange circumstances that led Dostoyevsky to write his novel "The gambler". A young woman, in desperate need of money, takes a job as a stenographer while Dostoyevsky dictates his novel to her. The terms of her employment are extraordinary: she must stay in his apartment during the next month. As the novel unfolds, she discovers that she must come face-to-face with her own eroticism
The portrait of a lady by Henry James( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy Aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors. She then finds herself irresistibly drawn to Gilbert Osmond, who, beneath his veneer of charm and cultivation, is cruelty itself
 
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Alternative Names
John Norris Wood

John Wood acteur anglais

John Wood attore britannico

John Wood britia aktoro

John Wood britischer Schauspieler

John Wood britisk skodespelar

John Wood britisk skuespiller

John Wood Britse acteur

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Wood, J.[W.] 1930-

Wood, Tom 1930-2011

Woods, John 1930-2011

Джон Вуд

جان وود بازیگر بریتانیایی

ジョン・ウッド イギリスの俳優

約翰·伍德

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ShadowlandsWilliam Shakespeare's Richard IIThe portrait of a lady