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Hiller, Wendy 1912-2003

Overview
Works: 198 works in 630 publications in 7 languages and 16,364 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  History  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Detective and mystery television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Wendy Hiller
Publications by Wendy Hiller
Publications by Wendy Hiller, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Wendy Hiller
 
Most widely held works by Wendy Hiller
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
54 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 3,203 libraries worldwide
Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Pygmalion ( visu )
41 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in English and held by 1,831 libraries worldwide
Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Murder on the Orient Express by Sidney Lumet( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot is a dapper detective for whom murder-solving is a precise, intellectual exercise. When a murder occurs aboard the Orient Express, Poirot agrees to interview all aboard the famous train's Calais coach, hoping to find the killer of an American millionaire before the local police arrive
Anne of Green Gables the sequel by Kevin Sullivan( visu )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with a scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery( visu )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV)
I know where I'm going! by Michael Powell( visu )
26 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 691 libraries worldwide
A headstrong young woman travels to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich industrialist. On the way, she meets a young naval officer who threatens to thwart her carefully laid-out life plans
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( visu )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
The story of the daughter of an armaments millionaire who joins the Salvation Army but later joins her new husband in his business when she realizes that his factory will enable her to save more souls than her charity work. The factory also will serve as an avenue for more money for the Salvation Army
David Copperfield ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
David Copperfield looks back at his life, from his childhood as a orphan to manhood in Victorian England
The elephant man by David Lynch( visu )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, the film examines the complex emotional experiences faced by John Merrick, the "Elephant Man" when he is discovered by a dedicated surgeon. Rescued from his degrading life as a circus freak, Merrick is given a chance to live his last years with comfort, respect, and dignity
All passion spent by V Sackville-West( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( visu )
4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 343 libraries worldwide
En un hotel al viejo estilo conviven desde hace tiempo varios huéspedes fijos. Un militar retirado, con una gloriosa hoja de servicios, que teme que un suceso poco honroso llegue a comprometerle, una madre estricta y decadente que vive con su hija, un matrimonio fracasado, un profesor de cultura griega... Viejas historias y nuevos problemas que se hacen carne viva entre los barrocos muros del hotel
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 libraries worldwide
A young woman takes employment at Thornfield, an old house with a moody master and a demented tenant on the third floor
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( visu )
49 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Follows the transformation of a Cockney flower girl's speech, dress, and manners as the result of a wager between Professor Henry Higgins and Colonel Pickering until she successfully passes as a duchess at an ambassador's reception
The kingfisher ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Desiring female companionship and feeling that this is his last chance to live life to the fullest, Sir Cecil Warburton is determined to woo and marry Evelyn, the woman he let get away 50 years ago
Richard II by William Shakespeare( visu )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
In the fourteenth century a rebellion against even the most corrupt monarch was viewed as an uprising against heaven itself. Richard II is the story of just such a momentous rebellion
A taste for death ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's Adam Dalgliesh is called to investigate when a government minister receives threatening letters. The Minister's own household is a challenge. His exquisite wife makes no secret of her adulterous affair with a fashionable surgeon. His only daughter, deeply involved in left-wing politics, has rejected her Conservative father. He is even resented by his own, strong-willed mother, whose favored son was killed in an IRA terrorist ambush. Dalgliesh has barely started on the case when a series of bizarre deaths turn the informal investigation into an urgent assignment
Something of value ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom
Anne of Green Gables the collection : the Emmy Award-Winning production ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
On Prince Edward Island, an elderly bachelor and his spinster sister Marilla adopt an orphan and are mistakenly sent a girl instead of a boy. The orphan, Anne, remains with the couple, moves from one mishap to another, succeeds academically, and finds love
The dramatic works of William Shakespeare ( visu )
in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of five of Shakespeare's historic plays, featuring some of Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent
 
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Hiller, Dame Wendy 1912-2003
Hiller, Wendy Margaret, 1912-2003
WENDY COW
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