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Scofield, Paul 1922-2008

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,303 publications in 7 languages and 31,184 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Christmas stories  History  Political fiction  Audio adaptations  Christian fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Honoree
Classifications: PZ7.L58474, 791.4372
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A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
70 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,847 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
24 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,180 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Henry V by William Shakespeare( visu )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,000 libraries worldwide
"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Arthur Miller's The crucible by Arthur Miller( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax
The crucible by Arthur Miller( visu )
35 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,303 libraries worldwide
A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret ceremony. When the ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls are accused of witchcraft. Soon the entire village is consumed by hysteria, and innocent victims are put on trial, leading to a devastating climax
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
38 editions published between 1963 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( visu )
29 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, whit his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing ... even murder
Animal farm by George Orwell( visu )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
40 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 771 libraries worldwide
The complete play in five acts
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( visu )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 libraries worldwide
A comedy of twin brother and sister and their mistaken identities
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
"A forgotten wardrobe becomes the pathway to adventure and intrigue as four children step into another time and place ... . A White Witch holds the land in an endless winter ... . The Great Lion, Aslan, comes to make the ultimate sacrifice"--Container
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 libraries worldwide
The story of Scrooge's transformation is a fable of hope and the true meaning of sharing. A Christmas story
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
28 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A recorded performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy about the legendary King Lear and his three daughters
King Lear by Peter Brook( visu )
21 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's tragedy of the conflict between parent and child, pride and wisdom, expectation and fulfillment
John Frankenheimer's The train ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
The voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Presents a radio drama adapted from the C.S. Lewis novel. Lucy and Edmund, accompanied by their peevish cousin Eustace, sail to the land of Narnia where Eustace is temporarily transformed into a green dragon because of his selfish behavior and skepticism
The Chronicles of Narnia ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Between the lamppost and Cair Paravel on the eastern sea lies Narnia, a mystical land where animals hold the power of speech, woodland creatures conspire with men, and dark forces, bent on conquest, gather at the world's rim to wage war against the realm's rightful king. Into this enchanted world comes a group of unlikely travelers. These ordinary boys and girls, when faced with peril, learn extraordinary lessons in courage, self-sacrifice, friendship, and honor
The horse and his boy by C. S Lewis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Presents a radio drama adapted from the C.S. Lewis novel. A young slave makes his escape with a Talking Horse, a mysterious lion shadows their every move, a treacherous prince wages war against an unsuspecting Narnia
 
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Alternative Names
PAUL SCHOFIELD
Schofield, Paul
Scofield, David Paul 1922-2008
Languages
English (465)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
Russian (1)
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