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Tandy, Jessica

Overview
Works: 388 works in 1,213 publications in 8 languages and 27,551 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Horror films  Science fiction films  Biographical films  Detective and mystery television programs  Thrillers (Television programs)  Anthology television programs  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Interviewee, Artist, Costume designer, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Jessica Tandy
Publications by Jessica Tandy
Publications by Jessica Tandy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jessica Tandy
Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( visu )
92 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,624 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( visu )
75 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,537 libraries worldwide
In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
130 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,332 libraries worldwide
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Cocoon by Ron Howard( visu )
33 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,638 libraries worldwide
"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Nobody's fool by Robert Benton( visu )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make right some of them when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life
Batteries not included by Matthew Robbins( visu )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Drama of a abandoned wife who attempts to have her shy daughter marry the man she chooses for her
To dance with the white dog by ( visu )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 944 libraries worldwide
A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
Foxfire : includes behind-the-scenes featurette "The making of Foxfire" ( visu )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( visu )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 882 libraries worldwide
T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
Butley by Simon Gray( visu )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel by Henry Hathaway( visu )
26 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
The Christmas story lady ( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
An elderly lady has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together and envelops them in a world of imagination
Tennessee Williams' South by William Hutt fonds (University of Guelph)( visu )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the life and work of writer and dramatist Tennessee Williams. Features the writer as he answers questions posed to him by the filmmaker in a variety of settings, accompanied by biographical re-creations, photos and occasional excerpted scenes of Williams' work performed specifically for the documentary
The Bostonians by James Ivory( visu )
23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Olive, a militant suffragette, takes on the education of Verena, a brilliantly gifted but naive young girl. Olive wants to mold and use this gift for the feminist cause. But Verena is also loved by Basil Ransom, an impecunious young lawyer with views strenuously opposed to the Boston feminists. The contest is met between Basil and Olive. The prize: possession of Verena
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock, master of suspense, always started out his show with the line 'Good Evening.' Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
The light in the forest ( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Kidnapped by Indians as an infant, a teenager is returned to his parents but finds the white man's ways disturbing
In the company of whales : gentle giants of the watery realm by Bu lang( visu )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Among the most prominent environmental issues facing humankind this century is the fate of the whale. Whale expert Roger Payne takes an in-depth look at these massive creatures and their fight for survival
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about the woes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their way of life in a changing world
 
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Çessica Tandj
Dandy, Jessica
Dandy, Jessica 1909-1994
Džesika Tandi
Jessica Tandy actrice britannique
Jessica Tandy actriz estadounidense
Jessica Tandy aktorka amerykańska pochodzenia brytyjskiego
Jessica Tandy attrice britannica
Jessica Tandy britische Schauspielerin
Jessica Tandy British-American actress
Jessica Tandy britisk skodespelar
Jessica Tandy britisk skuespiller
Jessica Tandy Briton-Amerikana nga aktres
Jessica Tandy Brits acteur
Jessica Tandy Brits actrice
Jessica Tandy brittisk skådespelare
Jessica Tandyová
Tandy, Jessica Alice 1909-1994
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Джесика Тенди
Джессика Тэнди
Джессіка Тенді
Джэсіка Тэндзі
Џесика Танди
Ҷессича Тандй
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جسیکا تندی بازیگر بریتانیایی
جيسيكا تاندي
เจสซิกา แทนดี้
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