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Plowright, Joan

Works: 234 works in 883 publications in 10 languages and 29,105 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Director, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Joan Plowright
Publications by Joan Plowright
Most widely held works about Joan Plowright
Most widely held works by Joan Plowright
The Spiderwick chronicles by Tony DiTerlizzi( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 2,588 libraries worldwide
The moment the Grace family moves into the dilapidated Spiderwick Estate, strange things begin to happen. Jared is a curious, adventurous boy who quickly seeks out and finds the hidden laboratory of his great great uncle Arthur Spiderwick. He unleashes a mysterious force when he locates a field guide full of the secrets of the magical creatures that inhabit the forest surrounding the mansion. His twin brother Simon is calm and reserved. He is the intellectual twin, but is rapidly drawn into the fantastical world of fairies and goblins. Older sister Mallory and their mom are harder to convince, but after the almighty and ruthless ogre leader Mulgarath begins to attack the home, the entire family must band together to combat the hordes of goblins and creatures that lurk just outside
Bringing down the house by Queen Latifah( visu )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and Russian and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
A divorced L.A. lawyer, Peter, thinks he has met the girl of his dreams online, until she shows up at his door and is a sassy, African American ex-con. She moves in and really begins to shake up his boring suburban lifestyle
101 Dalmatians by Walt Disney( visu )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
A non-animated remake of Disney's puppy tale about the cruel Cruella de Vil who tries to capture Dalmatians Pongo and Perdy's puppies for a new fur coat
Enchanted April by Mike Newell( visu )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
London, the 1920s. Lottie and Rose are two married women who share the misery of empty marriages and decide to rent an Italian castle for the spring to get away. In order to save money, they advertise for two other women to join them. Mrs. Fisher is an elderly widow is struggling with a lonely and regimented existence. She jumps at the chance to join the vacation. Lady Caroline Dester is a gorgeous flapper who has been grabbed one too many times and believes that she is sick of men. They arrive in San Salvatore. The seaside Italian castle is drenched in wisteria and sunshine. The women find themselves in a transformative beauty so enchanting that they experience changes in themselves they never thought possible
Dinosaur by D. B Sweeney( visu )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,415 libraries worldwide
Journey back in time 65 million years, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and meet Aladar, an iguandon accidentaly separated from his own species while still inside the egg. Luckily, he hatches into the loving care of a clan of lemurs, including the wisecracking Zini and the compassionate Plio. But when a devastating meteor shower strikes the earth, their home is destroyed, and Aladar and his new family must join a group of dinosaurs on a treacherous journey to the safety of the nesting grounds
Tea with Mussolini ( visu )
29 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,355 libraries worldwide
Based in part on his autobiography, director Franco Zeffirelli's Tea with Mussolini is a story about a group of British and American travelers on an indefinite visit to Italy in 1935. Luca is a boy living in Florence whose family situation is precarious at best; his mother has run off and his father has little time for him. Fortunately, he's a welcome guest with Mary, a English woman visiting Italy to soak up European culture. Mary and her friends enjoy the cultured, creative atmosphere of life in Italy, and their initial response to the rise of fascism is to arrange a polite meeting with Mussolini to make sure he and his soldiers mean well
Curious George by Margret Rey( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,261 libraries worldwide
Ted, an earnest guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, discovers that the museum is losing money and he's about to be out of a job. So he heads to Africa in search of the ancient, long-lost, gigantic idol Zagawa. To his chagrin, the statue turns out to be tiny. Ted's hopes of saving the museum and impressing Maggie--the elementary school teacher of his dreams--with a grand new acquisition are dashed. Unbeknownst to Ted, the curious monkey he befriended has stowed away and followed him home to the big city. Now, Ted needs to save the museum and figure out what to do with George. It's going to be a long week
Jane Eyre by Franco Zeffirelli( visu )
35 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
The harshly treated orphan girl, Jane Eyre, becomes a governess in an mysterious Yorkshire mansion and falls in love with the master of the house
Avalon ( visu )
13 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Semi-autobiographical story of an immigrant family in Baltimore as they seek the American dream in a place called Avalon
I am David by Walden Media( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
David is a 12-year-old boy who escapes from a Communist concentration camp. He has little more with him than a compass, a sealed letter, a loaf of bread, and instructions to carry the letter to Copenhagen, Denmark. David is thrust into a world free of Communism for the first time in his young life as he travels across Europe. For David, this is a spiritual voyage of discovery, where he slowly loses his instinctual mistrust of humanity and begins to smile, share, trust and ultimately, love. Ultimately addresses the cruelties, politics, and suffering of warfare while celebrating the resilience of youth and the unbreakable spirit of a child
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont by Dan Ireland( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Recent widow, Mrs. Palfrey, moves into a London retirement hotel among an odd assortment of people. When she slips on a walk and is aided by a penniless young writer, she invites him to dine at the Claremont and plays along when the other dining guests assume he's her grandson. A friendship develops giving her a companion with whom she can talk about memories and poetry as she gives him ideas and support for his writing. But what of her actual family?
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
16 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Nearly a thousand miles away from their beloved Moscow, three sisters live in virtual exile. Olga attempts to support her family and home that is the sole legacy from their late father. Masha finds relief from an empty marriage by being involved with a passionate young colonel. Irina wills herself to return the affections of an ardent suitor in the hope that he will whisk her off to the city. Sift through the debris of their shattered dreams on the eve of the social and political upheaval that will transform Russia forever
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Set in 1860's Venice, a young Venetian borrows money from a Jew who gives him the money on the security of one pound of flesh. Upon default the Jew insists on payment of his bond and the young Venetian is rescued by the heroine disguised as a male lawyer
The Oscar Wilde collection by Oscar Wilde( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
A collection of four of Oscar Wilde's masterpieces, and a 59-minute feature on the life of Oscar Wilde
Back to the secret garden ( visu )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 640 libraries worldwide
Lizzie Buscana, living at the orphanage at Misselthwait Manor, discovers the secret garden is dying and may be the only one able to save it
Equus by Peter Shaffer( visu )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 549 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care
Widows' peak ( visu )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and Catalan and held by 499 libraries worldwide
When a stranger moves to Widows' Peak, she turns the town upside down with her devious lies and shocking secrets. She seduces the men, enrages the women, and unleases a major scandal, but its all part of an astonishing plan
The entertainer by Tony Richardson( visu )
30 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 469 libraries worldwide
A vaudevillian deals with his failures and those of his family
I love you to death ( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Based on the bizarre true story of a woman who tried to kill her husband four times! The woman is a devoted wife who discovers that her pizza-making husband is cheating on her and decides to kill him for breaking her heart. Her plot includes the help of her mother, an oddball busboy and two drug-addled cousins
School for scandal ( visu )
17 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Live TV adaptation of the classic Sheridan satire of 18th century English morals and manners
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Alternative Names
Džoun Plourajt
Gage, Joan.
Gage, Joan 1929-
Ioanna Plowright
Joan Plowright actrice britannique
Joan Plowright attrice britannica
Joan Plowright britische Schauspielerin
Joan Plowright britisk skodespelar
Joan Plowright britisk skuespiller
Joan Plowright Brits acteur
Joan Plowright brittisk skådespelare
Lady Olivier 1929-
Olivier, Joan 1929-
Olivier, Joan Ann
Olivier, Joan Plowright 1929-
Olivier, Joan Plowright Lady
Olivier Lady
Olivier Lady 1929-
Plowright, Joan Ann.
Плаурайт, Джоан
Џоун Плоурајт
ג'ואן פלורייט
جوان بلاورايت
جوآن پلورایت بازیگر بریتانیایی
조앤 플로라이트
English (305)
German (6)
French (6)
Italian (5)
Spanish (3)
Russian (1)
Chinese (1)
Turkish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Catalan (1)
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