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Worth, Irene

Works: 154 works in 415 publications in 1 language and 7,426 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Poetry  Television plays  Made-for-TV movies  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Costume designer, Donor, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 736 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's play about a proud Roman general who conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
The last of Shakespeare's tragedies, in which Coriolanus, a strong and cruel soldier, brings about his own downfall through the flaws in his character
The Displaced person by Flannery O'Connor( visu )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
"Set in Georgia during the late 1940s, the 'displaced person' is a Polish refugee (Mr. Guizac) who's relocated by a priest to work on Mrs. McIntyre's farm. Quickly the industrious and clever Mr. Guizac becomes a threat to the other farmworkers. Soon all are plotting Mr. Guizac's downfall until fate unexpectedly takes a hand in deciding this outsider's destiny ... and ultimately everyone's tragedy"--Container
Nicholas and Alexandra by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 601 libraries worldwide
Over the years Tsar Nicholas cannot satisfy the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin
Julie of the wolves by Jean Craighead George( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Story of an Eskimo girl who lives with wolves
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( visu )
15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
Old Possum's book of practical cats by T. S Eliot( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Presents readings of the fourteen comical cat poems written by the usually grave and morally concerned poet
King Lear by Peter [director] Brook( visu )
12 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
The Odyssey of Homer by Yuri Rasovsky( file )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
It seems quite natural, given the original intent of The Odyssey as a story to be listened to and savored, to present this epic to the modern audience in a medium that most adheres to its aural-oral nature and the immediacy of its telling. Divided into eight one-hour segments of dramatization, each segment is followed by commentary on a particular aspect of the segment by a noted expert
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers by Martha Coolidge( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
This is the story of an eccentric New York family whose crimes, dreams and memories collide one fateful summer. There is Bella, the emotionally arrested child-woman yearning for independence, her Prussian general of a mother who refuses to let her go, two temporarily abandoned, wisecracking teen-age boys, Jay and Arty, and their gangster uncle, Louie, who is either a henchman or a hunchback, depending upon who in the family is asked to describe him
The Shell seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 256 libraries worldwide
A troubled British widow searches for a meaning to her life. 63-year-old Penelope Keeling, daughter of an artist, lives alone and fairly comfortably in England's Cotswold countryside. But at the outset of the film, Penelope suffers a heart attack. That brush with death moves her to reflect on her often embattled relationships with her three adult children, whose own quests for happiness have not been especially fulfilling. Confused and insecure, Penelope embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery, frequently reflecting back on the memorable years that shaped her character during World War II
Neil Simon's Lost in Yonkers ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, this is the story of two brothers sent to live with their domineering grandmother after their mother's death. Also living with her is their Aunt Bella, a somewhat backward 36 year-old who escapes to the movies whenever she can. But when Uncle Louie, a small-time gangster, arrives, everyone gets a surprising second chance at happiness
The Theatre of social problems Henrik Ibsen--Hedda Gabler ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Presents an abridged version of Ibsen's play, Hedda Gabler, the story of a woman's tormented search for self-fulfillment in a world dominated by men
Irene Worth actress ( visu )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Actress Irene Worth, interviewed by Margaret Croyden, recites a Shakespeare sonnet, a scene from the Cocktail Party by T.S. Eliot, and a scene from The Way of the World by Congreve
Joseph Papp presents Irene Worth in Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
A lively presentation of Samuel Beckett's two-act play entitled Happy days
Poems [read by Irene Worth] ( Computer File )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Irene Worth reads poems by Dame Edith Sitwell. This is an abbreviated version of a tribute to Sitwell and T.S. Eliot given by Worth and Sir John Gielgud at the 92nd Street YMHA in New York City
Deathtrap by Sidney Lumet( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
After seeing his latest play fail on opening night, Sidney Bruhl receives a promising manuscript from one of his students, Clifford Anderson. Sidney and his wife Myra lure Clifford to their East Hampton home for the weekend where they plan to murder him and steal his manuscript
Anna Karenina (excerpt) by Leo Tolstoy( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The excerpt describes the problems of the relationship between Anna and Vronsky that lead to Anna's suicide
The old chevalier from Seven gothic tales by Tania Blixen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
In this dreamlike tale set in Paris in the 1870s, a jaded young man meets an innocent but drunken young woman with "radiant eyes like stars" in a deserted park on a rainy evening. What happens between them that night will haunt him for the rest of his life
Madame Bovary a portrait of Emma Bovary by Gustave Flaubert( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Sketches Flaubert's fictional character, Emma Bovary, through the story of her rebellion against French provincial life in the nineteenth century
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Alternative Names
Irene Worth actrice américaine
Irene Worth Amerikaans acteur
Irene Worth amerikansk skådespelare
Irene Worth amerikansk skodespelar
Irene Worth amerikansk skuespiller
Irene Worth attrice statunitense
Irene Worth US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Ирен Уорт
آیرین ورت بازیگر آمریکایی
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