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Myers, Harry

Overview
Works: 42 works in 206 publications in 6 languages and 6,565 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  Silent films  History  Comedy films  Political fiction  Psychological fiction  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PR4034, 822.33
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Publications about Harry Myers
Publications by Harry Myers
Publications by Harry Myers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Harry Myers
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
91 editions published between 1929 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,411 libraries worldwide
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 903 libraries worldwide
As a triumphal parade celebrates Julius Caesar and his defeat of the Roman general Pompey, Cassius schemes with Brutus to bring an end to Caesar before he becomes king and destroys the republic. Meanwhile, a soothsayer warns Caesar to "beware the Ides of March".--Container
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
"Hamlet, set in Denmark, tells the story of the titular prince and his supposed madness after his uncle Claudius kills his father, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Shakespeare's most popular and most performed play, Hamlet has spawned countless interpretations and continues to intrigue audiences with its timeless themes of revenge and moral corruption"--Container
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( file )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 785 libraries worldwide
The lovely Viola disguises herself as a young man and quickly falls in love with the Duke she serves. The Duke in turn sends the disguised Viola to woo his lady - the fiesty and impetuous Olivia. Olivia becomes smitten with the young man Viola impersonates, and all careens to a happy resolution by the play's end
A kestrel for a knave by Barry Hines( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
The noble Veronese houses of Montague and Capulet are locked in a bitter feud. When Romeo, a Montague, and Juliet, a Capulet, fall in love they are swept up in a series of violent events and cruel twists of fortune
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Macbeth, driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself and begins a violent reign of terror. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia
Othello by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
Othello, a Moorish general in the service of Venice, has married Desdemona, beautiful daughter of a Venetian Senator. But Iago, Othello's malignant ensign, is determined to destroy their happiness
The mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Putting Henchard on trial for his behaviour enables this recording to get inside Hardy's novel. This audio GCSE guide combines a fully-cast dramatization of the text with the "hotseating" technique of questioning characters inside the book in order to give students access to the plot, historical background and the motivations of each character. It also offers advice and tips on planning and studying for exams and coursework
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Animal farm by George Orwell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
SmartPass guides use full-cast drama to immerse students in the text, draw them into complex intelligent debate and train them to develop, express and support their own ideas with confidence
Keaton plus ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Highlights include home movie footage of Keaton in Paris and on the set, scenes from a never-completed Cinemascope musical, excerpts from the rare TV series "Life with Buster Keaton", his first dramatic role, two 1930s shorts, commercials, excerpts from his appearance TV and a newly-restored 1921 short. Film historian John Bengtson has prepared an interactive tour of locations where Keaton's films were shot. An extensive photo gallery reveals family snapshots, images from Keaton's vaudeville years, fascinating behind-the-scenes stills and more
Great expectations by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The orphan, Pip, and the convict, Magwitch, the beautiful Estella, and her guardian, the embittered and vengeful Miss Havisham, the ambitious lawyer, Mr. Jaggers -- all have a part to play in the mystery. Dickens supplied two endings to his great novel, both are recorded leaving the listener to judge
Charlie Chaplin by Charlie Chaplin( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
City Lights: The little tramp meets a beautiful blind girl selling flowers on the sidewalk who mistakes him for a wealthy duke. When he learns that an operation may restore her sight, he sets off to earn the money she needs to have the operation. In a series of comedy adventures that only Chaplin could pull off, he eventually succeeds, even though his efforts land him in jail. While he is there, the girl has the operation and afterwards yearns to meet her benefactor. The closing scene in which she discovers that he is not a wealthy duke but only the little tramp was described by critic James Agee as "the highest moment in movies" and brought audiences to tears
Pardon my pups ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
This delightful short features everyone's favorite cherub, Shirley Temple. The story involves Temple and her brother Sonny, who has a terrible fear of dogs, and his father's insistence that he overcome his fear. Running away from home to escape his father's ire, Sonny discovers a lost dog, so he overcomes his fear and brings the animal home to nurse it back to health. When he shows the dog to his father, Sonny is ordered to take it to the pound to be destroyed; not knowing the dog belongs to one of his friends. Can Sonny's friend stop him in time to save the dog?
Managed money ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
This early Shirley Temple short features her as the little sister tagging along with her older brother and his friend on a series of adventures. The story centers on Sonny (Frank Coghlan Jr.) and his best friend who set out for some fun and adventure before the friend is sent off to a military academy. Accompanied by Sonny's little sister Mary Lou (Shirley Temple), the two boys investigate a haunted mansion and set off to find gold in the California desert
Charlie Chaplin : original classics : Chaplin collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Collection of ten classic feature films written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin
Family collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Beyond tomorrow: Three wealthy men decide to share their Christmas with some less fortunate people. They settle on two down-and-outers, a man and a woman who then fall in love
Shakespeare, the essential tragedies by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Prospero brings King Alonso, Duke Antonio and court attendants safely ashore. Unbeknown to the rest of the castaways, Ferdinand, the King's son, arrives separately and meets Miranda, Prospero's daughter. The two fall in love. The missing Ferdinand is assumed drowned. Alonso repents of his past deeds, believing Ferdinand's death was punishment for his own wrongdoing. Prospero, convinced that his false brother and the king have reformed, reveals himself as the wronged but the genuine Duke of Milan
Pardon my pups (pues) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sonny wants a motorcycle for his birthday. Pa wants him to have a hunting dog. When Sonny finds his own dog, the little mongrel, who is about to have pups, doesn't meet Pa's requirements. Shirley Temple has a small part as Sonny's younger sister
 
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