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Margolyes, Miriam

Overview
Works: 287 works in 726 publications in 5 languages and 23,167 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Personal narratives  Biography  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Singer, Illustrator, Commentator, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Miriam Margolyes
Publications by Miriam Margolyes
Most widely held works by Miriam Margolyes
Legend of the guardians the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky( visu )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,936 libraries worldwide
Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
Cats & dogs by Lawrence Guterman( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
Know to be man's best friends, cats and dogs have engaged in a fierce and merciless battle. Now, Mr. Tinkles, a ruthless cat, is plotting intensively to achieve nothing less than world domination. His main target is Professor Brody. The professor is working on a medication that will rid people of their dog hair allergies. Mr. Tinkles strives to get to the substance and have it analyzed. He then means to have it altered so that all humans of the world become allergic to any kind of dog. Cats would rule and dogs would then be exterminated. Lou is the Brody family's new puppy. He has never heard of dog agents and the major protective mission they fulfill towards the unsuspecting Brody family. Lou, along with Butch and a few other dog agents from the neighborhood desperately tries to hinder Mr. Tinkles in his sinister plans to take over the world
Harry Potter and the deathly hallows by Daniel Radcliffe( visu )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,686 libraries worldwide
In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. But it is Harry who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort. It all ends here
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
Baz Luhrmann's unconventional adaptation of William Shakespeare's classic love story, with the setting moved from Renaissance-era Verona to modern-day southern California
Being Julia by W. Somerset Maugham( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,341 libraries worldwide
London, 1938. Julia is a true West End diva: beautiful, talented, wealthy, and famous. She has a devoted husband who has masterminded her brilliant career - but after years of the spotlight she begins to suffer from a severe case of boredom and longs for something new and exciting to put the twinkle back in her eye. She finds what she is looking for in a handsome young American fan, who adds a few more sparks than Julia was hoping for
Ladies in lavender ( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
In the 1930s, the peaceful life of two aging sisters, is shattered when they take in a young Polish violinist, who they find injured after having been washed ashore near their coastal English home. Their town is suspicious of any visitors and things get worse when he befriends a Russian woman who is visiting the town
The age of innocence by Martin Scorsese( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in German and English and held by 1,241 libraries worldwide
In New York City in the 1870s, a rigid social code governs how people talk, walk, meet, part, dine, earn their livings, fall in love, and marry. Not a word of the code is written down anywhere, but these people have been studying it since they were born. In this elegant milieu, marriages, like treaties between nations, exist to provide for the orderly transmission of wealth; scions of old and rich families understand that their personal desires have no place in the design. One such is Newland Archer, engaged to marry pretty young May Welland. When he becomes entranced with May's cousin Ellen, the notorious Countess Olenska, every member of that class mobilizes to prevent Archer from doing anything that threatens their needs
Chasing Liberty ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 960 libraries worldwide
Anna Foster is the 18-year-old daughter of President of the United States James Foster. Anna has led a privileged life, but she has grown to resist the constant presence of Secret Service agents getting in the way of her independence. While on a family trip to Europe, Anna manages to get away from security for a brief time. She inevitably falls for Ben Calder, with whom she enjoys a fresh and clean European vacation. Not wanting to ruin her fun, she doesn't tell him who she really is. Unfortunately, Ben has a secret identity of his own
The life and death of Peter Sellers by Roger Lewis( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Peter Sellers was one of the most gifted British comic actors of his time, perfectly moving from costume to costume and accent to accent in a series of films that ranged from brilliant to awful. Despite his brilliance as an actor, Sellers led a deeply disturbing personal life. The actor is best remembered as Inspector Clouseau in the Pink Panther movies. Despite his Hollywood success, Peter Sellers' comic virtuosity belied a troubled private life
Sunshine by István Szabó( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
A compelling epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century.When great grandpa Sonnenschein bottled the cure-all elixir "A taste of Sunshine", he established a family fortune and assumed his sons would continue the business. But his sons and family members to come had very different hopes and dreams
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the stories of courage in the years between the end of World War II and the formation of the state of Israel. Includes archival footage, original broadcasts and personal testimonies from survivors of the Holocaust
Wallis & Edward ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world and Wallis has since been demonized as the woman who stole the King of England. Wallis and Edward presents these events from Wallis's point of view. The drama follows the beginning of their affair, when Edward was the playboy Prince of Wales and Wallis was married to Ernest Simpson. When Wallis and Ernest finally divorce, the fear that Edward will seek to marry this American commoner builds toward a showdown, with even Wallis urging him to accept reality and let her go
Miss Fisher's murder mysteries ( visu )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Our lady sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920's Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( visu )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Do you recall how the world looked to you as a child? Everything was huge. Buildings, furniture, and grown-ups -- they all dwarfed you, some of them so large as to seem monstrous. If a thing delighted you, it was a wonder; if it frightened you, it was a terror-this spirit animates this animated version of Roald Dahl's story "James and the Giant Peach." James' parents have died, and now he toils for his cruel aunts, Spiker and Sponge. One day, an old man arrives and gives him bag of glowing green 'crocodile tongues.' James accidentally drops these, whereupon they cause a tree to sprout a giant-size peach. Soon enough, James finds himself magically inside the Peach, where insects have taken up residence. One day the Peach rolls away with James inside, and the adventure begins
Troubletwisters by Garth Nix( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
Jaide and Jack Shield don't know that the world is under attack. They don't know that their dad and their Gramma X, who they move in with, are Wardens, or that they themselves are troubletwisters, young Wardens just coming into their powers. But soon they will find out, and the responsibility of saving the world will be on their shoulders
A little princess by Wonder Works( visu )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Sara Crewe has always been the pampered darling of the doting father, a British Indian Army captain, and by the exclusive boarding school were she attends. But when her father dies and her fortune is lost, Sara becomes the victim of hardship and cruelty. Through friendship, imagination and her own resolute nature, Sara finds her way back to happiness
Troy by Adèle Geras( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
The last weeks of the Trojan War are told from the point of view of the women of Troy
Freud ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
A six-part BBC mini-series, filmed in Austria, New York and London. This series examines Freud's complex life, his groundbreaking work and his relationship with his patients. Special features include a newly filmed interview with David Suchet and a gallery of Suchet's personal Freud archive including production photos, press clippings, etc
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
Liberation by Arnold Schwartzman( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of two very different battlefronts during WWII: the allied campaign to liberate Europe, and Hitler's genocidal war against the Jews. Using archival footage, contemporary radio broadcasts and enthralling first-person accounts, Liberation recreates the heady atmosphere of Europe emerging from Nazi domination, in stark contrast to the horrific final days of the Final Solution
 
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English (128)
German (2)
French (2)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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