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McKenna, Virginia 1931-

Works: 170 works in 461 publications in 2 languages and 9,280 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television plays  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Anecdotes  Picture books  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Commentator, Interviewee, Costume designer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Virginia McKenna
Publications by Virginia McKenna
Most widely held works about Virginia McKenna
Most widely held works by Virginia McKenna
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
33 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,669 libraries worldwide
A play about power, assassination and revenge. Presents a broad range of historical personalities as complicated human beings in agonizing conflict with one another and themselves
Born free by James Hill( visu )
23 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,344 libraries worldwide
When game warden George Adamson is forced to kill a lion and lioness, he and his wife Joy adopt their three cubs. Two are sent off to zoos but the third is kept, a female they name Elsa. When Elsa is fully grown, the Adamsons realize she must be taught to survive on her own
Ring of bright water by Gavin Maxwell( visu )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Graham Merrill and Mary MacKenzie who meet in the Scottish Highlands where their mutual love of animals forges a romantic bond between them, and that bond is strengthened by their common interest in Mij, Graham's pet otter
Back to the blue by Virginia McKenna( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of three dolphins in captivity in the United Kingdom who were returned to the wild. Includes a section with facts and photographs about the real rescue effort on which the story was based
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
28 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
On playing with lions by Virginia McKenna( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Some of my friends have tails by Virginia McKenna( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A well-known actress tells of her animal friends
Beyond the bars : the zoo dilemma ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Spirit of the Maasai man by Laura Berkeley( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Locked inside their cages, the zoo animals have given up hope; they can no longer hear the songs of their homelands. Then one night, the spirit of the Maasai Man appears. As he hums his haunting songs, a miracle takes place. By subtly examining the timeless ideal of love, hope and freedom, this book provokes discussion and a sense of optimism. Includes author's note
Waterloo by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and Russian and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Stirring drama of the historic battle between Napoleon and Wellington
The Edwardians ( visu )
2 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
The Edwardian period, beginning with Edward VII's ascent to the throne in 1901 and ending with World War I, was an era of rapid industrialization, pioneering artistic and literary achievements, and great social and political upheaval. It is filled with captivating characters who left their mark upon British society and the world at large. This 8-part BBC series profiles the movers and the shakers who exemplify the era's progressive spirit as well as its colorful eccentricities.--Container
Into the blue by Virginia McKenna( Book )
6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Poetisk hyldest til delfinernes verden, om myter og legender, det frie liv og "cirkuslivet" i fangenskab. Knytter sig til projektet " Into the Blue" om genudsætning og beskyttelse af delfiner
The wreck of the Mary Deare ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
The freighter Mary Deare is adrift in stormy seas. All have abandoned ship except for one man-- exhausted first officer Gideon Patch who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman, but Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances
Puccini by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
The composer of some of the world's most popular operas, Puccini became involved in a scandal which nearly ruined his career and is here depicted in a dramatic presentation. The inclusion of a recent production of his unfinished Turandot shows parallels between the composer's life and his work
Born free by Joy Adamson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
True story of an orphaned lion cub raised by the author and her husband and the special relationship they kept even after the lion returned to the wild
Love, life, and elephants an African love story by Daphne Sheldrick( Computer File )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the 1820s, is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants. Her deep empathy and understanding, her years of observing Kenya's rich variety of wildlife, and her pioneering work in perfecting the right husbandry and milk formula have saved countless elephants, rhinos, and other baby animals from certain death
A town like Alice by Jack Lee( visu )
24 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A classic war movie like no other, because it is told from a woman's perspective. Based on the moving novel by Nevil Shute. It is set during WWII in British Malaya, 1941
The cruel sea by Charles Frend( visu )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
"Comdr. Ericson is made captain of the corvette Compass Rose, a small escort vessel used to guide and protect convoys travelling through the Atlantic. Ericson had his confidence severley shaken during his last command, in which he lost his ship and most of its men ... Ericson is once again thrown into a life-and-death dilemma ..." [box cover note]
Carve her name with pride by Lewis Gilbert( visu )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The inspiring true story of Violette Szabo, a young British widow of a French officer, who braved death while working for the French Resistance in World War II
Headlines from the jungle ( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
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