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Kerr, Deborah 1921-2007

Works: 409 works in 1,430 publications in 9 languages and 30,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Juvenile works  Interviews  Spy films  War films  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Singer, Vocalist, Author of introduction, Other, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Deborah Kerr
Publications by Deborah Kerr
Publications by Deborah Kerr, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Deborah Kerr
From here to eternity by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
86 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,105 libraries worldwide
Drama about life in the Army in the days prior to World War II. Shows the effect of Army discipline on an individualistic former boxing champion who defies the attempts of officers and men to break him when he refuses to fight on the company's boxing team. Includes actual scenes of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( visu )
21 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 2,543 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization( visu )
94 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,698 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( visu )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,645 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar
Black narcissus by Michael Powell( visu )
82 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Majesty gives way to mystery, and marks a harrowing descent into madness, when a young British nun is ordered to establish a convent in the remote Himalayan mountains. Sister Clodagh (Kerr) is a serious young novitiate assigned to lead a crucial mission, with the reluctant recommendation of her Mother Superior. Together with a disparate group of nuns, Sister Clodagh will face strange peoples and customs, a harsh and unforgiving climate and a wrenching struggle with her own past that will prove the ultimate test of her devotion and faith
An Affair to remember by Leo McCarey( visu )
69 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,502 libraries worldwide
A handsome bachelor and a caberet singer meet on a luxery liner bound for New York. Although both are involved with other people, they fall in love. When the ship docks they agree to meet in six months, remaining apart as a test of their love. But a tragic accident keeps them from their rendevous, and leaves their future uncertain
Leo McCarey's An affair to remember ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn
The night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
27 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,317 libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The life and death of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell( visu )
42 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,108 libraries worldwide
Based on cartoonist David Low's parody of the old-fashioned British professional soldier, set in his ways and unable to adapt to the brutality of modern war. This story follows the career of Clive Candy, at first an idealistic, young Boer War hero, then a brigadier general, serving honorably in World War I. Finally, by World War II, he has become a bald, overweight, querulous old man, angry that his age and military experience are held in contempt, and bewildered that his lifelong code of gentlemanly conduct has become an anachronism in a world threatened by a monster like Hitler
Quo vadis by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
68 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 1,096 libraries worldwide
It's 64 A.D. and Rome revels in pomp and debauchery under the mad Emperor Nero. Into this corrupt court comes Marcus Vinicius, a heroic military commander who falls in love with Lygia, only to learn that she is a convert to the new religion of the gentle carpenter from Nazareth
The innocents by Jack Clayton( visu )
35 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 941 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century England, this gothic ghost story centers around a governess taking care of two orphans in a foreboding Victorian mansion. As eerie apparitions appear and the children's behavior becomes strange, the governess begins to wonder about the fate of the previous governess and her sadistic lover. Could it be that their restless spirits are trying to corrupt the innocence of the children, or is this 'haunting' a product of her own fears and imagination?"--Container
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
The King and I: Musical Comedy in Two Acts. Book: Oscar Hammerstein
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison by John Huston( visu )
19 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
King Solomon's mines by Bei ni te( visu )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 694 libraries worldwide
Adventurer Allan Quatermain is hired by an Englishwoman to lead the hunt for her missing husband in an uncharted region of Africa
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( visu )
21 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen( visu )
27 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 639 libraries worldwide
A jealous English earl (Grant) who wants to keep his beautiful wife (Kerr) first tries suave trickery but finally resorts to a duel with pistols
Separate tables by Terence Rattigan( visu )
24 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Explores the separate and interwoven dreams of a number of eccentric and lonely people in a rather gloomy, small hotel in the seaside town of Bournemouth, England
Barbara Taylor Bradford's a woman of substance ( visu )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
The story of Emma Harte, a bright and ambitious servant girl who overcomes her impoverished Yorkshire beginnings in her quest to become an international retailing magnate and one of the richest women in the world comes full circle when Emma's granddaughter must struggle against powerful enemies to keep the family's retail empire from collapsing
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( visu )
9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 578 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
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Alternative Names
Kerr, Deborah
Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah, 1921-2007
Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane
Kerr-Trimmer, Deborah Jane 1921-2007
Kerr-Viertel, Deborah, 1921-2007
Trimmer, Deborah Jane, 1921-2007
Trimmer Deborah Kerr- 1921-2007
Viertel, Deborah 1921-2007
Viertel, Deborah Kerr-, 1921-2007
English (594)
Spanish (41)
French (30)
German (27)
Multiple languages (6)
Italian (3)
Polish (2)
Basque (1)
Dutch (1)
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