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Shearer, Moira 1926-2006

Overview
Works: 134 works in 385 publications in 4 languages and 5,223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Biography  Pictorial works  Audio adaptations  History  Radio plays  High interest-low vocabulary books  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Dancer, Interviewee, Costume designer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Moira Shearer
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The red shoes by Michael Powell( visu )
71 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 1,905 libraries worldwide
Victoria Page is a young ballerina caught between her love for Julian Craster, the composer rehearsing her company's orchestra, and her artistic devotion to Boris Lermontov, her ballet master. Against this story is set the story of the ballet, based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale, of the girl whose bewitched shoes nearly dance her to death
Peeping Tom by Michael Powell( visu )
41 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
A study of a voyeuristic maniac who kills women while filming them with his 16mm camera
The tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( visu )
25 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A lavish screen adaptation of Jacques Offenbach's phantasmal opera. Included are performances by actors, ballet dancers and operatic performers.The opera dramatizes the three great romances in the life of the poet-hero presented in a series of flashbacks
Balletmaster : a dancer's view of George Balanchine by Moira Shearer( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
The tales of Hoffmann a fantastic opera by Michael Powell( visu )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Powell and Pressburger merge film with opera and dance to tell the tale of a poet who dreams of three women who all break his heart. He tells "the three tales of my folly of love"--In Paris, when he fancied himself in love with Olympia, who turned out to be a life-sized doll; in Venice, when bewitched by a beautiful courtesan; and on a Grecian isle, in love with daughter of a singer and conductor
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 1954 in English and Undetermined and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Black tights from the ballets of Paris of Roland Petit ( visu )
7 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Four ballets by choreographer Roland Petit and the Ballets de Paris company staged for the camera: La croqueuse de diamants, Cyrano de Bergerac, Deuil en 24 heures, and Carmen
Ellen Terry by Moira Shearer( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
A simple man inspired by the life and works of L. S. Lowry ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 libraries worldwide
A ballet in seven scenes commissioned by the BBC for television broadcast during the centennial celebration of L.S. Lowry's birth in 1987
Black tights by Maurice : narrator Chevalier( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Presents four ballets by choreographer Roland Petit, set against the sights of Paris
The story of three loves ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
This film explores relationships--from the whimsical to the dramatic--recalled by passengers aboard a sleek ocean liner. In the first story, an impresario loses his heart to a lovely ballerina with tragic results. Next, an elderly enchantress uses magic to help a naive governess find romance. Finally, a trapeze artist who was responsible for the death of his last partner trains a new one, a beautiful woman with a mysterious past
Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A romatic tale of love gone astray and an indictment of the British class system, as demonstrated by the familiar topic of the village beauty seduced by the local squire
Le voyeur by Michael Powell( visu )
14 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Mark Lewis, un jeune cinéaste hanté par la peur, filme l'agonie de ses victimes, qu'il attire dans son studio. Mark se lie d'amitié avec helen, sa voisine. Celle-ci apprend l'effroyable secret du cinéaste, tandis que la police découvre l'identité du coupable. Acculé, dans un accès de démence, Mark filme sa propre mort devant les yeux d'Helen
Black tights from the ballets of Roland Petit ( visu )
2 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Presents four ballets choreographed by Roland Petit. Includes Petit's version of Carmen
Moira Shearer by Hugh Fisher( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Sir William Russell Flint, 1880-1969 : a comparative review of the artists signed limited edition prints by Keith S Gardner( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Black tights an original soundtrack recording by Roland Petit( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1962 in No Linguistic Content and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Les chaussons rouges by Michael Powell( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Une danseuse inconnue est découverte par un célèbre impresario qui en fait la vedette d'un ballet créé pour elle, Les Chaussons rouges. Il lui demande de sacrifier à sa carrière son amour pour un jeune compositeur
The red shoes les chaussons rouges by Michael Powell( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Une jeune danseuse est découverte par un célèbre impresario à la passion dévorante et dévoreuse qui en fait la vedette d'un ballet créé spécialement pour elle : "Les chaussons rouges". Mais son mentor lui demande de sacrifier à sa carrière son amour pour un jeune compositeur...Ce film en technicolor, Oscar 1947 pour le chef-opérateur Jack Cardiff, marqua un basculement dans la représentation de la danse au cinéma, avec dix-sept minutes d'un véritable ballet cinématographique
Augen der Angst ( visu )
8 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Ein psychopathischer Kameramann fotografiert die Angst junger Mädchen, bevor er sie, mit einem im Stativ eingebauten Messer, ermordet. Doppelbödiger Thriller, der zu seiner Entstehungszeit einen Skandal auslöste und die Karrieren von Karlheinz Böhm und Regisseur Powell schlagartig beendete. Rückblickend gesehen ein erstaunlich moderner Film über den Zusammenhang von Schaulust, Todessehnsucht und sexueller Neurose. (Neuer Titel: "Peeping Tom"). (www.filmevona-z.de)
 
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Alternative Names
King, Moira
King, Moira 1926-2006
Languages
English (226)
German (7)
French (6)
Chinese (2)
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