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Rutherford, Margaret 1892-1972

Overview
Works: 166 works in 501 publications in 5 languages and 7,861 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Detective and mystery films  History  Humor  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Comedy films  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4275
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Publications about Margaret Rutherford
Publications by Margaret Rutherford
Publications by Margaret Rutherford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Margaret Rutherford
Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( visu )
28 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Falstaff Chimes at midnight ( visu )
32 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Story of the friendship between the bohemian, boisterous Falstaff and the young Prince Hal, the future King of England. It dramatizes the betrayal of that friendship, and Falstaff's disillusionment when the prince does become king
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( visu )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple navigates treacherous waters to catch a maritime killer! One of Britannia's ships is manned by a crew of delinquents trying to build new lives. But it's their old lives that figure in this cunning mystery : someone aboard ship wants to hone the ruffians' natural bent for crime by turning them into expert thieves. And that someone will kill to keep the plot secret.--Container
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection ( visu )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 393 libraries worldwide
"But he was murdered, wasn't he?" Dash it all, what a frightfully un-British comment to make at the reading of the will. But that's dotty Aunt Cora for you. Then a mysterious hand offs Aunt Cora, and suddenly the old girl's observation doesn't seem quite so dotty after all.--Container
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( visu )
10 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 389 libraries worldwide
The Cosgood Players are knocking 'em dead. No matter what's on the playbill, the shabby repertory company seems to specialize in mysteries as members of the troupe shuffle off this mortal coil in alarmingly rapid succession. Luckily, the Players have a detective in the cast : the newest (if not quite ingénue) thespian, the redoutable Miss Marple.--Container
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( visu )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 378 libraries worldwide
Who's that in the frilly cap and apron, toting the tea tray? Not a pert French maid, but spinster sleuth Miss Marple in disguise. And it's not Darjeeling that's caught her interest : it's murder! ... Comfily ensconced in her railway carriage, Miss Marple sees a strangulation aboard a passing train, then follows a trail of baffling clues to a manor house inhabited by a quarrelsome family. There she takes a job as a domestic, discovers the strangled body, and is on the spot when the culprit strikes again. But no murderer is a match for Miss Marple.--Container
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( visu )
25 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and held by 299 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( visu )
43 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( visu )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The most successful of the Boulting Brothers series of satires on aspects of British society has Trade Unions as its chief target and is distinguished mainly by Sellers' performance as a bone- headed, idealistic shop steward. Carmichael typically plays the earnest middle-class innocent who is gradually disillusioned by his contact with the 'real world' actually a caricature of all levels of society
The V.I.P.s ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Elite passengers waiting for London-to-U.S. flights get fogged in, and have to deal with their problems rather than run from them
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by David Lean( visu )
16 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
A hilarious haunting begins when novelist Charles Condomine invites an eccentric medium to dinner to probe her knowledge of the supernatural. But the wacky spiritualist unwittingly brings his first wife back to life
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit ( visu )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
When novelist Charles Condomine and his second wife Ruth hold a seance they get more than they bargained for when Charles' former wife appears to Charles
On the double by Melville Shavelson( visu )
3 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A timid American soldier bears a striking resemblance to a famous British Colonel. The Military Intelligence decides to use the poor chap as a pawn and recruit the naive soldier to impersonate the legendary Colonel, who's highly targeted by the Nazi assassins
The mouse on the moon ( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The prime minister of Grand Fenwick convinces the U.S. government to give him a million-dollar grant for the country's nonexistent space program
Agatha Christie's Murder, she said ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Dozing on the train, Miss Marple is jolted awake in time to witness a murder on a passing train. When the authorities assume that she was dreaming, Miss Marple sets out to prove them wrong
Agatha Christie's Murder at the Gallop by George Pollock( visu )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple suspects foul play when Mr. Enderby, a wealthy old recluse dies
Agatha Christie's Murder most foul ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple auditions for a spot in a repertory company and is convinced one of her fellow actors is playing the part of murderer for real
The Happiest days of your life by Frank Launder( visu )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 99 libraries worldwide
A comic broadside against the English educational system. This unrestrained romp tells of a boys' school and a girls' school accidentally billeted together and the inspired anarchy that results when the droll headmaster and the iron-willed headmistress clash
David Lean directs Noël Coward ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Disc 1. In which we serve. The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for. Disc 2. This happy breed. The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars. -- Disc 3. Blithe spirit. A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands. Disc. 4. Brief encounter. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Murder she said: Comfyly ensconced in her railway carriage, Miss Marple sees a strangulation aboard a passing train, then follows a trail of baffling clues to a manor house inhabited by a quarrelsome family. Murder at the gallop: After the reading of a will, dotty Aunt Cora appears to be less dotty than originally thought. Murder ahoy: One of Britannia's ships is manned by a crew of delinquents trying to build new lives, but their old lives figure in this cunning mystery. Murder most foul: No matter what's on the playbill, the shabby Cosgood Players seem to specialize in mysteries as members of the troupe shuffle off this mortal coil in alarmingly rapid succession
 
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Rutherford, Margaret 1892- Dame
Rutherford, Margaret, Dame, 1892-
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