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Shelley, Barbara 1933-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 194 publications in 5 languages and 1,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Biography  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Fiction  Documentary films  History  Vampire films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Shelley
Village of the damned by Wolf Rilla( Visual )

19 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village
Dracula, prince of darkness by Terence Fisher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young party traveling to the Carpathian Mountains receives a strange warning from Father Sandor, the Abbott of Kleinberg, telling them not to proceed with their plans. Despite his advice, the Kents continue but are abandoned by their coachman. Then a mysterious black coach appears and delivers them to an eerie castle where they meet Count Dracula. Official sequel to the 1958 Dracula by Hammer Films
Quatermass and the pit( Visual )

23 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prehistoric skulls are unearthed during London Underground excavation, and a weird and deadly force makes itself felt [c.f. Halliwell's film and video guide]
The day of the triffids by John Wyndham( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Masen, bandages over his wounded eyes, misses the most spectacular meteorite shower England has ever seen. Removing his bandages the next morning, he finds masses of sightless people wandering the city. He soon meets Josella, another lucky person who has retained her sight, and together they leave the city, aware that the safe, familiar world they knew a mere twenty-four hours before is gone forever. But to survive in this post-apocalyptic world, one must survive the Triffids, strange plants that years before began appearing all over the world. The Triffids can grow to over seven feet tall, pull their roots from the ground to walk, and kill a man with one quick lash of their poisonous stingers. With society in shambles, they are now poised to prey on humankind
Village of the damned ; [and] Children of the damned( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children of the damned: Six children that no one seems to know where they came from and when a psychologist attempts to find out the future of mankind is placed in jeopardy
Rasputin : the mad monk( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wild-eyed peasant monk ingratiates himself to the ruling royal family of Russia and uses his evil charm and powers to become increasingly manipulative and violent
The gorgon by Cushing( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgon: In middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. The authorities try to hush the matter up, but it becomes apparent that at the full moon, Medusa leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to get to the bottom of it all. Scream of fear: After narrowly surviving an accident in which she nearly drowned, Penny is left wheelchair bound. She returns home to live with her widowed step-mother Jane on the French Riviera. She begins to question her sanity after several times seeing her father's corpse around the house and its grounds. She enlists the help of the friendly chauffeur
3 horror classics : Dracula, prince of darkness, the legend of the 7 golden vampires, and Frankenstein created woman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula, prince of darkness (1965, 90 min.): A young party traveling to the Carpathian Mountains receives a strange warning from Father Sandor, the Abbott of Kleinberg, telling them not to proceed with their plans. Despite his advice, they continue and a mysterious black coach appears to deliver them to an eerie castle where they meet Count Dracula. Sequel to Horror of Dracula
The Devil rides out [ ; and] Rasputin, the mad monk( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Devil rides out: A group of Satanists invokes the powers of darkness for personal gain, risking their souls to do so. All those involved become increasingly ensnared by the malevolent presence they have summoned. The Duc de Richleau enters the fray on the side of good to take the battle to the Devil himself. Rasputin the mad monk: The mad and seductive Rasputin's rise to power and eventual assassination are depicted in an attempt to explain his extraordinary power and influence
Hammer films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two faces of Dr. Jekyll: Absorbed in research directed towards freeing the two natures of man, Dr. Jekyll degenerated into Mr. Hyde, a vengeful maniac. While Hyde wants revenge against a gambler whom his wife is in love with, Dr. Jekyll takes steps to do away with his evil self
Blood of the vampire ; The Hellfire Club( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hellfire Club: Jason is an adventurous young man who returns to the ancestral estate after a lengthy absence to claim his lordship, only to discover that his cousin Thomas has taken over and turned it into a lusty den of sin and inequity governed by an infamous secret society
John Wyndham BBC Radio drama collection : six full-cast BBC radio dramatisations by John Wyndham( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Nighy, Sarah Parish, Barbara Shelley and Peter Sallis are among the cast in these six classic BBC Radio dramatisations. John Wyndham's quietly menacing post-apocalyptic tales are enduringly popular, and these gripping, atmospheric radio adaptations of his classic fiction are resonant with terror and suspense. In The Day of the Triffids, first broadcast in 1968, most people have been left blind after a meteor shower, and lethal carnivorous triffids are roaming the land. The Kraken Wakes, dramatised for radio in 1998, is a thrilling story of monsters from the deep, alien invasion and ecological disaster. The Chrysalids, first broadcast in 1981, explores the dangers of being different, while the 1989 adaptation of short story Survival focuses on the lengths people will go to in order to survive. The Midwich Cuckoos, broadcast in 2003, is a disturbing tale of a village sealed off from the world for a day, and subsequently taken over by terrifying, inhuman children. Dramatised for radio in 1998, Chocky is a chilling tale of a boy who appears to be communicating with an invisible friend. Also included is Beware the Stare! a half-hour BBC Radio 4 documentary looking at The Midwich Cuckoos in print and on screen. Duration: 11 hours approx
Quatermass and the pit ; Quatermass 2( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Quatermass and the pit", London workers unearth a cluster of prehistoric bones, which leads to further discovery of a strange missile, locust, and demon-like creatures. In "Quatermass 2", Professor Quatermass finds a mysterious government facility surrounded by guards and mines. His investigation uncovers an alien invasion
Le village des damnés by Wolf Rilla( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2006 in French and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Des femmes, fécondées lors d'un phénomène étrange, donnent naissance à des enfants aux intentions hostiles ... Un film intelligent, l'une des oeuvres majeures de la science-fiction
Dracula, prince of darkness = Dracula, prince des ténèbres by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drácula, príncipe de las tinieblas Dracula, prince of darkness( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una alegre expedición con destino a las montañas recibe un extraño aviso por parte del padre Sandor, el abad de Kleinberg, advirtiéndoles de no seguir adelante. A pesar del aviso, los Kent prosiguen su viaje. Al anochecer, su aterrado cochero se niega a seguir avanzando en la oscuridad y los abandona en medio del bosque. Su suerte parece cambiar cuando aparece un misterioso carruaje negro y los traslada a un enorme y misterioso castillo donde reciben la hospitalidad del conde Drácula
The John Wyndham BBC radio drama collection by John Wyndham( Recording )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wyndham's quietly menacing post-apocalyptic tales are enduringly popular, and these gripping, atmospheric radio adaptations of his classic fiction are resonant with terror and suspense
Das Dorf der Verdammten( Visual )

8 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachdem eine unsichtbare Macht in den ehemals ruhigen Küstenort eingefallen ist, werden in derselben Nacht zehn Frauen auf unerklärliche Weise schwanger. Neun Monate später erblicken ihre Kinder gleichzeitig das Licht der Welt - und der Horror beginnt! Der Arzt Dr. Alan Chaffee und die Epidemie-Expertin Dr. Susam Verner stehen vor einem Rätsel: die Kinder sehen einander schrecklich ähnlich, sind von überragender Intelligenz und kennen weder Mitgefühl noch Liebe. Sie sind die Ausgeburt des Teufels. In diesem beängstigenden Trip müssen die Bewohner von Midwich einen Weg finden, die Kinder im Dorf der Verdammten aufzuhalten. - Horrormeister John Carpenter schuf ein Meisterwerk des Schreckens mit diesem überzeugenden Remake des Science-Fiction-Klassikers von 1960 über die unheimlichen Ereignisse in dem Städtchen Midwich
El Pueblo de los malditos( Visual )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desde su comienzo aparentemente plácido en "El pueblo de los malditos" no dejan de sucederse un detalle misterioso e inquietante detrás de otro, creando el más raro de los logros: ¡una obra maestra de terror completamente creíble! Con el siempre imperturbable George Sanders, esta historia clásica y llena de destrucción sobre la lectura de la mente e hipnotismo le matendrá a usted totalmente hipnotizado ... ¡y conmocionado! Los "monstruos" de esta película son un grupo de niños de carita inocente y pelo rubio platino, que nacieron todos el mismo día en un mismo pueblo pequeño y pacífico. Su rápido desarrollo físico corre parejo con el rápido desarrollo de sus poderes mentales, y con una eficiencia calmada y espeluznante con la que logran muy pronto aterrorizar a la pequeña aldea. Pueden leer los pensamientos que se están formando en su mente ... ¡lo que les convierte en un enemigo absolutamente imparable!
Blut für Dracula( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horror-Klassiker mit Graf Dracula, der durch Menschenblut wieder zum Leben erweckt wird
 
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Village of the damned Village of the damned ; [and] Children of the damned
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Dracula, prince of darknessQuatermass and the pitThe day of the triffidsVillage of the damned ; [and] Children of the damnedRasputin : the mad monkThe gorgonQuatermass and the pit ; Quatermass 2
Alternative Names
Barbara Shelley actrice britannique

Barbara Shelley actriz británica

Barbara Shelley attrice inglese

Barbara Shelley Britesch Schauspillerin

Barbara Shelley britische Schauspielerin

Barbara Shelley British actress

Barbara Shelley britisk skodespelar

Barbara Shelley britisk skuespiller

Barbara Shelley Brits actrice

Barbara Shelley brittisk skådespelare

Барбара Шелли

باربارا شلی بازیگر بریتانیایی

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