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Wood, John 1930-2011

Works: 192 works in 366 publications in 7 languages and 12,248 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance films  Educational films  Internet videos  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Performer, Illustrator, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Wood
Chocolat by Lasse Hallstrm( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, there was a quiet little village in the French countryside, whose people believed in Tranquilité - Tranquility. If you lived in this village, you understood what was expected of you. You knew your place in the scheme of things. And if you happened to forget, someone would help remind you. In this village, if you saw something you weren't supposed to see, you learned to look the other way. If perchance your hopes had been disappointed, you learned never to ask for more. So through good times and bad, famine and feast, the villagers held fast to their traditions. Until, one winter day, a sly wind blew in from the North
WarGames by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,531 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 )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and German and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sabrina, the naive daughter of the chauffeur for an immensely wealthy family, is obsessed with David, the family's younger son. When Sabrina returns to Long Island from Paris as a sophisticated young woman, she begins a romance with David, who has meanwhile become engaged to the daughter of a wealthy family. This new romance threatens the business interests of Linus, the older son, so he pretends to court Sabrina in order to woo her away from David, but ends up falling in love with her himself
Orlando by Sally Potter( Visual )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 915 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 James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind American diplomat develops a curious relationship with a young Russian refugee who works odd and sometimes illicit jobs to support members of her dead husband's aristocratic family
The little vampire by Uli Edel( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Tony Thompson (Lipnicki) third grade really bites. He's in a new school, in a new country, and he's having trouble fitting in. But things change when Tony befriends a young vampire named Rudolph. Soon Tony and Rudolph are going on fang-tastic flying adventures, eluding vampire hunters and driving the countryside of Scotland batty
Shadowlands by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in Undetermined and English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der englische Literaturprofessor und Romanautor C.S. Lewis erlebt mit der Amerikanerin Joy Gresham eine späte Liebe und wird vor die Prüfung seines Glaubens gestellt, als sie unheilbar an Knochenkrebs erkrankt
Ladyhawke by Richard Donner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in French and English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a 13th century European legend about a beautiful maiden, a stalwart knight and a pickpocket. The knight and the lady were once lovers, but the curse of the jealous Bishop of Aquila has fated them to be "always together, eternally apart". By day, she is a hawk; by night he is a wolf. Only as night turns into day can they share a sorrowful glimpse of what once had been. The knight and the pickpocket unite in an attempt to break into the Bishop's stronghold to end the evil spell
William Shakespeare's Richard II by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 632 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
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 532 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
Goodbye, Mr. Chips( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 524 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
Richard III by Richard Loncraine( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930's Britain, in the wake of a bloody civil war, the younger brother of the new King sets in motion a monstrous scheme to claim the throne for himself. Updated version of Shakespeare's tale
Citizen X by Chris Gerolmo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 204 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
Uncovered by Jim McBride( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 167 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
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 145 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
Rasputin by Uli Edel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Rasputin, the monk who rose to power in Russia during a time of war and radical upheaval
Barnaby Rudge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 102 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
The gambler( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 88 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( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 86 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
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1820's, a governess falls in love with her secretive employer, who keeps a mystery hidden in the attic. [c.f. Halliwell's]
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The white countess
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

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The little vampireShadowlandsWilliam Shakespeare's Richard IIThe portrait of a lady