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Bettis, Angela

Overview
Works: 41 works in 88 publications in 3 languages and 1,493 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television plays  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Director, Performer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angela Bettis
Bless the child ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an aunt discovers that her six-year-old neice has been kidnapped by members of a satanic cult, including the childs mother, the aunt commits herself to fighting the forces of evil to get the child back
May by Lucky McKee ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
May never fit in growing up and for her entire life her only friend has been a doll. She's looking for the perfect friend, but when she finds out that no one is perfect, only certain parts of them are, she decides to "make" a friend using those parts!
Carrie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carrie White, has a shy and awkward demeanor, obscured by the fact that she is "gifted" with awesome telekinetic powers. As part of a cruel and vicious student prank, Carrie's better-looking and more socially savvy classmates arrange for her to be elected prom queen. Once she is crowned, Carrie unleashed a terror that includes burning down most of the school and all but 11 students attending the prom that night
The ponder heart ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eccentric heir of the richest family in Clay County, Mississippi marries a backwoods girl and is accused of her murder by an ambitious district attorney
The ABCs of death ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture comprises 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny, and ultimately confrontational, the movie is the definitive vision of modern horror diversity
The woman by Lucky McKee ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disturbing tale of torture and dirty little secrets that can haunt any seemingly harmless neighborhood. The story follows a successful country lawyer who captures and attempts to civilize the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast in the wild for decades, thereby putting the lives of his family in extreme jeopardy
All my friends are funeral singers ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zel is a fortune teller. Sharing her home with a group of ghosts who pass on incredible knowledge and abilities form beyond the world of the living, she removes clients' aches and pains, advises gamblers, and channels cranky spirits for a quick check in with their loved ones. When a mysterious light appears in the woods, the ghosts suddenly realize they are trapped and forge a rebellion, tormenting Zel with all the aggravation and insanity they can muster
Toolbox murders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every year thousands of people move to Hollywood to pursue their dreams. Some succeed. Some go home. Others just ... disappear. There are bad apartments - rats, bad plumbing, crazy landlords - and then there's the Lusman building. Something evil lives deep in the building itself, something linked to the architecture itself..something that needs to keep killing to stay alive."--Container
Sick girl by Lucky McKee ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ida is a shy entomologist whose drab life is changed by the simultaneous arrival of a large, mysterious bug and a torrid affair. Soon, ecstasy turns to infection, mutation, and murder
Horror collector's set 4 films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wages of sin: When beautiful college graduate, Sue Walker, inherits a mysterious house in the countryside, she and her friends decide to make it their destination for a weekend getaway. Upon entering the long-abandoned home, they unwittingly release the dark secrets of Sue's forgotten past-- memories that have lain dormant for years due to a childhood trauma she suffered at the age of nine. An evil presence of a twisted preacher still lingers there-- and it is slowly drawing them into a nightmarish world where nothing-- and no one-- is what it seems
Scar ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small Colorado town, Joan awakens in the basement morgue of a local undertaker who secretly tortures and kills teenage girls. Before becoming his latest victim, however, Joan manages to kill the undertaker and escape. Sixteen years later, Joan returns to her hometown--but soon after, murders by an alleged copycat killer begin targeting Joan and her girlfriends. Now Joan must rescue her niece and confront the killer before it's too late
Masters of horror ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a desolate stretch of mountain road, two urban myths collide in one night of chilling carnage. Wheeler is a friendly truck driver who enjoys slaughtering hitchhikers; Walker is a charming hitchhiker who prefers to butcher anyone who gives him a ride. Caught in the dueling psychos' depraved game of cat and mouse, Stacia must find a way to outwit Wheeler and Walker before it is too late
Descendant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman: A reclusive misfit's obsession with an attractive neighbor turns into murder, a cover-up, and forced involvement with another, eccentric neighbor whose presence in his life threatens exposure of his grisly secret
Roman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an encounter with the beauty next door goes horribly wrong, a moment of desperation triggers a chilling turn of events for a reclusive social misfit. His grisley secret is then jeopardized by an eccentric neighbor who forces herself into his world
The last best Sunday ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Joseph (Douglas Spain), an 18 year old Mexican American high school senior, is brutally attacked by two locals who represent the bigotry and ignorance of a predominantly white, middle-class town in California. In his rage Joseph murders his attackers and is shot in the process. Wounded and scared he breaks into what he thinks is an empty house only to find, home alone for the weekend, a classmate of his Lolly (Angela Bettis). Lolly, raised sheltered and emotionally cold, fears the worst from the intruder. Over the course of the weekend, the relationship between Lolly and Joseph changes from an escaped murderer and hostage to two teenagers from different worlds who are able to break down the racial and sexual barriers between them, they attempt to escape from this town that would rather see them dead than together"--Container
The circle by Yuri Zeltser ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a contract killer prepares for his next hit, a frightened woman pounds on his door asking for help. He rebuffs her at first, until he discovers that her husband is his next target. The woman finally convinces him to take her to the mob boss's club so that she can plead for her husband's life. After her descent into this hellish club with its vice and its violence, she returns to her husband and with one final twist the true nightmare of her journey is revealed. Shot in one uninterrupted take with no edits, the approach is not a mere cinematic device, but a thematic extension of the story. The uninterrupted flow of the shot adds to the tension and suspense, enhancing the hypnotic, dream-like journey of the main character
8 horror films masters of terror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The prophecy II: an innocent woman races to protect her child and save humanity from the powers of evil. (84 min., 1998)
Masters of horror ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy entomologist's drab life is changed by the simultaneous arrival of a large, mysterious bug and a torrid affair with a sexy young woman. But when the bizarre insect chooses a shocking place to secretly feed, Sapphic ecstasy turns to infection, mutation and murder. Will these lesbian lovers let a venomous threesome tear them apart or is the most horrific metamorphosis of all yet to come?
The idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dostoyevsky's monumental novel is adapted into a spellbinding full-cast drama by playwright David Fishelson. In The idiot, meet the kindly, childlike Prince Myshkin, as he returns to the decadent social whirl of 1860s St. Petersburg. The two most beautiful, sought-after women in the town compete for his affections, in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
The brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dostoyevsky's titanic masterpiece, The brothers Karamazov, is here adapted into a spellbinding full-cast drama by playwright David Fishelson. The passionate Karamazov brothers spring to life, led by their rogue of a father, who entertains himself by drinking, womanizing, and pitting his three sons against each other. The men have plenty to fight over, including the alluring Grushenka."--L.A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
 
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English (58)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
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