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Watford, Gwen

Overview
Works: 90 works in 273 publications in 1 language and 4,736 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Television mini-series  Biographical films  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gwen Watford
Publications by Gwen Watford
Publications by Gwen Watford, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gwen Watford
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 837 libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Battles at Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Feelings are running high in the Cotswold village of Thrush Green. The rector's plan for the neglected churchyard doesn't meet with universal approval; there is a clash of personalities at the local school; and someone has returned to the village after an absence of fifty years
Celebrations at Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Plans for the centenary celebration of Nathaniel Patten's time as a missionary in Africa are merged with a celebration of Thrush Green's own village school
Sorrell and son ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Captain Sorrell goes off to fight in World War I, leaving behind a wife, son and good prospects. When he returns from war, his prospects dim, and his wife deserts him. He then dedicates himself to assuring his son a bright future, no matter the costs to himself
The school at Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
When two beloved primary school teachers, Miss Dorothy and Miss Agnes, decide to retire, the townspeople are aflutter, musing about the teachers' replacements and seeking an appropriate farewell gift
Affairs at Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A story of the happenings in a small Cotswold community
At home in Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 libraries worldwide
As Rectory Cottages, a senior citizen housing complex, is being built, local residents worry about who will live there and how everyone will get along
The Christmas mouse ; and, No holly for Miss Quinn by Read( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Enjoy two heartwarming Christmas tales, now on CD, by one of Britain's beloved storytellers. In The Christmas Mouse, a mouse's appearance on Christmas Eve in an old widow's bedroom leads to a chance encounter with a small boy; a meeting that would be remembered by both of them for a very long time. In No Holly for Miss Quinn, the three young children of Miss Quinn's brother are staying with her while their mother is in the hospital. Usually preferring to be left alone at Christmas, Miss Quinn's stern sense of duty is undermined by preparations for Christmas, the infectious enthusiasm of the children, and the unexpected arrival of an old flame
In this house of Brede by Rumer Godden( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
An upper-class woman, recently widowed and with a long-lasting and deeply felt self-loathing, gets herself to a nunnery--or, rather, to an abbey, the storied Brede Abbey,where, as a nun by no means sure of herself or her vocation, she befriends two of her fellow Brides of Christ. One is a doubting young woman; the other a hate-consumed older nun. All three, perhaps, will come to learn of the power of healing love
News from Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
There are new people moving to Thrush Green and the village is rife with speculations and curiosity. Who are these people and will they be good for the village?
The body in the library by Agatha Christie( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A beautiful spring morning is marred when the corpse of a platinum blonde is discovered in the library of Gossington Hall, home of Colonel and Mrs. Bantry. Fortunately, the Bantry's have a good friend in Miss Marple
Mrs. Pringle of Fairacre by Read( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Through the eyes of many Fairacre friends, we trace Mrs. Pringle's life and her stormy standing as the redoubtable cleaner of the town's school. However maddening she is, life at Fairacre would be poorer without her
Taste the blood of Dracula ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
"It's the boys' night out, time for bawdy fun. Yet revelry alone can't satisfy these community leaders out on a lark. There's still an adventure they can be duped into trying, one that will transform a certain Count from moldering dust into blood-lusting flesh"--Container
Gossip from Thrush Green by Read( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
A fire at the rectory, a loud rock quartet, the closing of a tea shop and a serious illness ruffle the calm of Thrush Green
Hammer films ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
[These are the damned]: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children. Original British title, The damned
Fresh from the country by Read( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Anna Lacey, a young country girl, is given her first job in a Greater London primary school. She learns to cope with her new life and young pupils who are her delight and challenge
Tyler's row by Read( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Miss Read heard about the sale of Tyler's Row from Mrs Pringle - and before long Fairacre was alive with rumours. Why were the present owners selling? Was it true that a football pools winner was about to buy it? Had Tyler's Row been condemned - or was it to be restored? All speculation ends when Peter and Diana Hale arrive in Fairacre to view Tyler's Row, with plans to create their own rural haven. However, the Hales soon discover that Fairacre is no Utopia, but a normal English village, with all the usual ups and downs
Emily Davis by Read( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 libraries worldwide
After the death of Emily Davis, school teacher and well-loved member of the local community, many of those who knew her cast their minds back to their memories of Emily. Dolly Clare mourns her loss deeply but remembers with joy and warmth the long friendship they shared. This is both a poignant story of loss and a celebration of life, rich with affection
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple by Agatha Christie( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple works to clear Colonel Bantry of the murder after a body is found in the library of his home
 
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Alternative Names
Gwen Watford actrice britannique
Gwen Watford attrice inglese
Gwen Watford britisk skodespelar
Gwen Watford britisk skuespiller
Gwen Watford Brits actrice (1927-1994)
Gwen Watford brittisk skådespelare
Gwen Watford englische Film-, Theater- und Fernsehschauspielerin
Walford, Gwen 1927-1994
Watford, Gwendoline, 1927-1994
Гвен Уотфорд
قوئن هاتفورد
گوئن هاتفورد بازیگر بریتانیایی
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English (140)
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