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Scofield, Paul 1922-2008

Overview
Works: 470 works in 1,727 publications in 9 languages and 31,479 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Historical films  Juvenile works  War films  Christmas stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other, Singer, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Scofield
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

106 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Hamlet by Franco Zeffirelli( Visual )

39 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
Henry V by William Shakespeare( Visual )

95 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prince Hal" has ascended to the throne of England. He proceeds to assert his hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathers an army and embarks on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs--the bloody Battle of Agincourt--and forever change the face of Europe. King Henry V unites his people, deals justly with traitors, leads his soldiers to victory, and in the end ensures the peace by marrying the French princess Katherine
Arthur Miller's The crucible( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. When their ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls suddenly find themselves accused of witchcraft and as the hysteria in the village grows, blameless victims are torn from their homes, leading to a devastating climax
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

55 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Recording )

44 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Quiz Show by Robert Redford( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and German and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting look behind the scenes at the thrills and high-stakes competition of TV's hottest big-money game show! But fame and fortune become a hotbed of scandal when a Washington investigation uncovers corruption beneath the quiz show's glittering facade. The scandal implicates both the wildly popular champion and the disgruntled ex-champ
Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who will inherit the riches of wealthy old Martin Chuzzlewit? The only person he trusts is his companion and nurse, the young orphan Mary Graham, but she is employed on the understanding that she will not inherit a penny. He has disinherited his grandson, Young Martin, suspicious of the motives of the young man's love for Mary. With such a fortune at stake, the rest of the family closes in like sharks. The obsequious Pecksniff, with his daughters, Mercy and Charity, attempts to grovel into the old man's good graces, while the wicked Jonas will stop at nothing - even murder
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete play in five acts
The crucible by Arthur Miller( Visual )

63 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of teenage girls meets in the woods at midnight for a secret love-conjuring ceremony. When their ceremony is witnessed by the town minister, the girls suddenly find themselves accused of witchcraft and as the hysteria in the village grows, blameless victims are torn from their homes, leading to a devastating climax
A delicate balance by Edward Albee( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
John Frankenheimer's The train( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August 1944 the Allied army is closing in on Paris. German commander and art fanatic Colonel Von Waldheim steals a vast collection of rare French paintings and loads them onto a train bound for Berlin. When a beloved French patriot is murdered while trying to sabotage Von Waldheim's scheme, Labiche, a stalwart member of the Resistance, vows to stop the train at any cost
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

39 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and mistaken identity, with cross-dressing, shifting desires, and a surprise ending for shipwrecked twins; along the way a deft jester disarms a pretentious butler
A Christmas carol by Charles Dickens( Recording )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Scrooge's transformation is a fable of hope and the true meaning of sharing. A Christmas story
Prince Caspian by C. S Lewis( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children aid Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts in freeing Narnia from evil
The chronicles of Narnia by C. S Lewis( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between the lamppost and Cair Paravel on the eastern sea lies Narnia, a mystical land where animals hold the power of speech, woodland creatures conspire with men, and dark forces, bent on conquest, gather at the world's rim to wage war against the realm's rightful king. Into this enchanted world comes a group of unlikely travelers. These ordinary boys and girls, when faced with peril, learn extraordinary lessons in courage, self-sacrifice, friendship, and honor
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragedy about a proud and stubborn king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters, mistakenly disinheriting his loyal but reticent third daughter
Bartleby by Herman Melville( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updating the Melville story from 19th century Wall Street to London in the 1970s, a young accounting clerk refuses to do his work, throwing his office into chaos. His boss, unable to fire him or help him, eventually has him placed in a mental hospital. Why the boss simply doesn't fire him is the crux of the film
Murder in the cathedral by T. S Eliot( Recording )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170, a drama about the assasination of St. Thomas à Beckett, who opposed Henry II's attempt to limit the clergy's privileges
 
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