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Rutherford, Margaret 1892-1972

Overview
Works: 239 works in 695 publications in 5 languages and 8,514 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Romance films  History  Ghost films  Biographies  War films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Oscar Wilde's The importance of being earnest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Falstaff : (Chimes at midnight) by Orson Welles( Visual )

42 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The crowning achievement of Orson Welles's extraordinary film career that was the culmination of the filmmaker's lifelong obsession with Shakespeare's ultimate rapscallion, Sir John Falstaff. Usually a comic supporting figure, Falstaff--the loyal, often soused friend of King Henry IV's wayward son Prince Hal--here becomes the focus: a robustly funny and ultimately tragic screen antihero played by Welles with looming, lumbering grace."--Container
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cosgood Players are knocking 'em dead. No matter what's on the playbill, the shabby repertory company seems to specialize in mysteries as members of the troupe shuffle off this mortal coil in alarmingly rapid succession. Luckily, the Players have a detective in the cast : the newest (if not quite ingénue) thespian, the redoutable Miss Marple.--Container
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

30 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple navigates treacherous waters to catch a maritime killer! One of Britannia's ships is manned by a crew of delinquents trying to build new lives. But it's their old lives that figure in this cunning mystery : someone aboard ship wants to hone the ruffians' natural bent for crime by turning them into expert thieves. And that someone will kill to keep the plot secret.--Container
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"But he was murdered, wasn't he?" Dash it all, what a frightfully un-British comment to make at the reading of the will. But that's dotty Aunt Cora for you. Then a mysterious hand offs Aunt Cora, and suddenly the old girl's observation doesn't seem quite so dotty after all.--Container
Passport to Pimlico by Henry Cornelius( Visual )

54 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detonation of an unexploded bomb left from WWII German bombings uncovers an ancient document which reveals that London's Pimlico district really belongs to France. The community, eager to abandon post-war constraints, establish their independence as a ration-free state, but soon find that their action has consequences
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le naïf Stanley Windrush revient de la guerre avec une seule ambition : réussir dans les affaires. Cependant, à sa grande consternation, il s'aperçoit bien vite qu'il lui faut démarrer au bas de l'échelle et gravir les échelons un par un pour arriver à ses fins, et qu'aussi bien la direction que les syndicats se servent de lui dans leur lutte pour le pouvoir"
The V.I.P.s( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elite passengers waiting for London-to-U.S. flights get fogged in, and have to deal with their problems rather than run from them
Noel Coward's Blithe spirit by State Theatre Centre of WA( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands
Murder ahoy by George Pollock( Visual )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy/mystery, Miss Marple discovers that someone aboard the HMS Battledore, a training ship designed to give young hoodlums a chance, is training these delinquents to be good thieves-- and that someone will kill to keep the fact quiet
Falstaff = Chimes at midnight( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the friendship between the bohemian, boisterous Falstaff and the young Prince Hal, the future King of England. It dramatizes the betrayal of that friendship, and Falstaff's disillusionment when the prince does become king
The mouse on the moon( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Multiple languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prime minister of Grand Fenwick convinces the U.S. government to give him a million-dollar grant for the country's nonexistent space program
On the double by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid American soldier bears a striking resemblance to a famous British Colonel. The Military Intelligence decides to use the poor chap as a pawn and recruit the naive soldier to impersonate the legendary Colonel, who's highly targeted by the Nazi assassins
The importance of being earnest / an Anthony Asquith production( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A witty, delightful story about a lovestruck suitor named Jack whose fiancee can only love a man named Ernest
Murder at the gallop by George Pollock( Visual )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the reading of a family will, dotty Aunt Cora appears to be less dotty than originally thought
David Lean directs Noël Coward( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. In which we serve. The story of the H.M.S. Torrin, a British naval ship, from its construction through its destruction in World War II. As the surviving crew cling to life boats and wreckage awaiting rescue, they flashback to their homes and loved ones and in so doing recall just why they are fighting and whom they are fighting for. Disc 2. This happy breed. The story of a London family from 1919 to 1939, and their struggle to maintain a stable life in the period between the two World Wars. -- Disc 3. Blithe spirit. A cynical, self-absorbed novelist sets out to expose a fake medium and ends up with the amorous ghost of his first wife on his hands. Disc. 4. Brief encounter. After a chance meeting on a train station, a married doctor and a suburban housewife enter into a muted but passionate, and ultimately doomed, love affair
Murder she said by George Pollock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2018 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comfily ensconced in her railway carriage, Miss Marple sees a strangulation aboard a passing train, then follows a trail of baffling clues to a manor house inhabited by a quarrelsome family
Murder most foul by George Pollock( Visual )

15 editions published between 1965 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No matter what's on the playbill, the shabby Cosgood Players seem to specialize in mysteries as members of the troupe shuffle off this mortal coil in alarmingly rapid succession
 
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Margaret Raderford

Margaret Rutherford actrice britannique

Margaret Rutherford aktorka brytyjska

Margaret Rutherford attrice britannica

Margaret Rutherford britische Schauspielerin

Margaret Rutherford britisk skodespelar

Margaret Rutherford britisk skuespiller

Margaret Rutherford Brits acteur

Margaret Rutherford Brits actrice

Margaret Rutherford brittisk skådespelare

Margaret Rutherford englesch Schauspillerin

Margaret Rutherford English actress

Rutherford, Margaret 1892- Dame

Rutherford, Margaret, Dame, 1892-

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Маргарет Рутерфорд

Рутерфорд, Маргарет

מרגרט רתרפורד

مارجرت روثيفورد

مارقارت رادرفورد

مارگارت رادرفورد بازیگر بریتانیایی

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