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Tandy, Jessica

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Fried green tomatoes by Jon Avnet( Visual )

105 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 3,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance encounter in a nursing home between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian leads to an unexpected friendship. The story told of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago inspires the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

82 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
Alfred Hitchcock's The birds by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

46 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds
Cocoon by Ron Howard( Visual )

39 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When visitors from a distant galaxy return to earth on a secret mission, their other-worldly powers afford a group of senior citizens who had expected nothing more from life than bingo, shuffleboard, aches and pains, the chance to recapture their youth"--Container
Nobody's fool by Paul Newman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who seems to have missed all his chances and made nothing of his life. However, it becomes apparent that Sully, despite his best efforts to be a n'er-do-well, is an important and beloved member of his family and his community. He is, as he says, somebody's father, somebody's grandfather, somebody's friend
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Recording )

35 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
To dance with the white dog by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

21 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A devoted old couple are separated when the wife dies. The husband struggles to cope with his loneliness and failing health, but his spirit is fading when a mysterious white dog appears and reawakens his joy of life
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T. S. Garp is a sweet-natured writer whose life is a weird minefield of violence, adultery, fatherhood, feminism, and eerie coincidences
The birds by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

114 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Californian coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on human beings
*Batteries not included( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous real estate developer sends thugs to a tenement to get rid of the last five tenants. The five are visited by tiny visitors from outer space who turn the tide with magical powers
Butley by Simon Gray( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
Foxfire( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her son asks her to move to the city, an elderly woman is torn between his wishes and her many memories of sharing country life with her late husband
The Desert Fox : the story of Rommel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rommel was a brilliant military tactician. Unfortunately, Adolph Hitler thought that he too was a military genius and demands more of Rommel than he's able to provide. Rommel incurs Hitler's wrath by retreating in North Africa, but since Rommel is a war hero he is virtually "untouchable". Rommel joins in a plot to assassinate the Fuhrer. The attempt fails, and Rommel's complicity is discovered. He is given a choice: either face a horrible death by torture or commit suicide. Rommel opts for the latter. The official story given to the press is that Rommel died heroically of his war wounds
Cocoon : the return by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A follow-up to 'Cocoon', this second film has the elderly earthlings return for a visit to their home planet
Tennessee Williams' South by William Hutt fonds (University of Guelph)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the life and work of writer and dramatist Tennessee Williams. Features the writer as he answers questions posed to him by the filmmaker in a variety of settings, accompanied by biographical re-creations, photos and occasional excerpted scenes of Williams' work performed specifically for the documentary
The Bostonians by James Ivory( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and German and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive, a militant suffragette, takes on the education of Verena, a brilliantly gifted but naive young girl. Olive wants to mold and use this gift for the feminist cause. But Verena is also loved by Basil Ransom, an impecunious young lawyer with views strenuously opposed to the Boston feminists. The contest is met between Basil and Olive. The prize: possession of Verena
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded with twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night, view this storyteller's classic tales with some of the biggest names in showbiz
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Master of Suspense is back with more twists, turns, and things that go bump in the night
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
The light in the forest( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kidnapped by Indians as an infant, a teenager is returned to his parents but finds the white man's ways disturbing
 
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Alfred Hitchcock's The birds The birds Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
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Driving Miss DaisyAlfred Hitchcock's The birdsThe glass menagerieTo dance with the white dogThe birds*Batteries not includedCocoon : the returnThe Bostonians
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Çessica Tandj

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Dandy, Jessica 1909-1994

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Tandy, Jessica Alice 1909-1994

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