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Parkins, Barbara 1942-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 98 publications in 3 languages and 1,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.7, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Parkins
Valley of the dolls( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom
The manions of America by Pierce Brosnan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rory O'Manion is a hot-headed and rebellious farmer, who has become increasingly fed up with his meager existence in British-controlled Ireland during the Great Potato Famine of the 19th century. He ironically meets and falls in love with Rachel Clement, the feisty daughter of a local English landlord, but he decides to set off to establish a new life in America without her
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Grace Metalious novel. Set in a small New England town, Peyton Place deals with the secrets and scandals of two generations of the town's inhabitants. An unmarried woman, Constance, and her daughter Allison are at the dramatic center of the story
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winter holidays have come and gone, and the new year begins with a fresh dusting of snow and the return of Elliot Carson to Peyton Place. Behind the picket fences of the clapboard houses, beyond the historic pillory in the quaint town square, the neatly wrapped New England town continues to unravel in ways no one could have imagined
Asylum by Roy Baker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The terrifying account of a young doctor who faces the challenging assignment to identify the former director of a British asylum for the criminally insane-- now one of the maddened inmates. The search leads the doctor on a tour of terror, and his interviews with the inmates reveal each of their case histories in flashback-- four horrifying tales of murder and bloodshed"--Container
Testimony of two men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the bestselling historical novel by Taylor Caldwell, this star-studded series follows the decades-long saga of Dr. Jonathan Ferrier, his mother- Marjorie, and her former lover, Dr. Martin Eaton. In post-Civil War Pennsylvania, young surgeon Jonathan Ferrier relentlessly campaigns to improve the antiquated medical practices in his hometown. He faces vehement opposition from the town's old guard, who will stop at nothing to destroy his career
The house on Skull Mountain The Mephisto waltz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a failed musician-turned-journalist interviews a reclusive aging pianist, he doesn't realize he's being interviewed himself - to be the vessel for the satanist's dying soul. Back in a youthful body, the pianist plans for a long life in the spotlight, but when the journalist's wife realizes her husband's twice the man he used to be, she prepares to make his new life a living Hell
Shout at the devil( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, American Colonel Flynn O'Flynn, his daughter Rosa, and English poacher Sebastian Oldsmith attempt to smuggle a fortune in ivory out of East Africa. To make it past the German occupying forces, they must work together to destroy a warship that is awaiting repair just off the coast of Zanzibar. Based on the best-selling novel by Wilbur Smith
Valley of the dolls music from the motion picture by André Previn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mephisto waltz by Paul Wendkos( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Myles Clarkson used to play the piano but gave it up after his first concert was a critical failure. Nevertheless, when he interviews "the greatest pianist alive", Duncan Ely, the master sees potential genius in Myles. Though Ely is dying, he and his daughter, who are both practitioners of black magic, concoct a scheme by which the pianist will live on through Myles. When Myles' wife senses something is different about her husband, the real terror begins
The Kremlin letter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A band of spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia. They must recover a letter written by the CIA that promises American assistance to Russia if China gets the atomic bomb
All about Eve Beyond the valley of the dolls ; The inn of the sixth happiness ; Valley of the dolls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about Eve: An up-and-coming actress schemes to steal the limelight from her idol. Beyond the valley of the dolls: Three rock 'n' rollers head for Hollywood, determined to succeed at any cost. The inn of the sixth happiness: An English missionary in war-torn China devotes herself to rescuing homeless children. Valley of the dolls: Three glamorous women seek fame
Captains and the kings an American dynasty by Taylor Caldwell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to create a better life for his family, a poor Irish immigrant comes to America in the mid-19th century. Through struggle, heartache, and perseverance, he becomes one of the richest and most powerful men in the country
La Mansión bajo los árboles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jill reside junto a su marido en París. Éste, que es un genio de la informática, le comunica que piensa abandonar su trabajo. Tras esta decisión, los hijos de ambos desaparecerán de forma misteriosa
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Grace Metalious novel. Set in a small New England town, Peyton Place deals with the secrets and scandals of two generations of the town's inhabitants. An unmarried woman, Constance, and her daughter Allison are at the dramatic center of the story
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Grace Metalious novel. Set in a small New England town, Peyton Place deals with the secrets and scandals of two generations of the town's inhabitants. An unmarried woman, Constance, and her daughter Allison are at the dramatic center of the story
Peyton Place( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winter holidays have come and gone, and the new year begins with a fresh dusting of snow and the return of Elliot Carson to Peyton Place. Behind the picket fences of the clapboard houses, beyond the historic pillory in the quaint town square, the neatly wrapped New England town continues to unravel in ways no one could have imagined
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Grace Metalious novel. Set in a small New England town, Peyton Place deals with the secrets and scandals of two generations of the town's inhabitants. An unmarried woman, Constance, and her daughter Allison are at the dramatic center of the story
Peyton Place( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Grace Metalious novel. Set in a small New England town, Peyton Place deals with the secrets and scandals of two generations of the town's inhabitants. An unmarried woman, Constance, and her daughter Allison are at the dramatic center of the story
Peyton Place( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winter holidays have come and gone, and the new year begins with a fresh dusting of snow and the return of Elliot Carson to Peyton Place. Behind the picket fences of the clapboard houses, beyond the historic pillory in the quaint town square, the neatly wrapped New England town continues to unravel in ways no one could have imagined
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara Parkins Canadees acteur

Barbara Parkins Canadian actor

Barbara Parkins canadisk skuespiller

Barbara Parkins kanadensisk skådespelare

Barbara Parkins kanadische Schauspielerin

Barbara Parkins kanadisk skodespelar

Barbara Parkins kanadisk skuespiller

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Captains and the kings an American dynasty