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Dodie Smith (1896–1990)

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Værker af Dodie Smith

I Capture the Castle (1948) 9,147 eksemplarer
Hund og hund imellem (1956) 2,362 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians [1961 film] (1961) — Original story — 740 eksemplarer
The Starlight Barking (1967) 477 eksemplarer
The New Moon with the Old (1963) 211 eksemplarer
The 101 Dalmatians (1956) 191 eksemplarer
The Town in Bloom (1965) 190 eksemplarer
It Ends with Revelations (1967) 119 eksemplarer
The Midnight Kittens (1978) 74 eksemplarer
Look Back with Love (1974) 70 eksemplarer
A Tale of Two Families (1970) 68 eksemplarer
The Uninvited [1944 film] (1944) — Screenwriter — 61 eksemplarer
Look Back with Mixed Feelings (1978) 15 eksemplarer
The Girl from the Candle-Lit Bath (1978) 13 eksemplarer

Associated Works

101 Dalmatians (Disney's Wonderful World of Reading) (1995) — Original story — 1,204 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Mouseworks Classic Storybook) (1986) — Original story — 554 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians [1996 film] (1996) — Original story — 187 eksemplarer
Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians with Pictures From The Movie (1960) — Original story — 121 eksemplarer
102 Dalmatians [2000 film] (2000) — Original story — 115 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Junior Novelization) (1996) — Original story — 87 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Disney 101 Dalmatians) (Step into Reading) (2015) — Original characters — 52 eksemplarer
I Capture the Castle [2003 film] (2002) — Original book — 46 eksemplarer
Hundred and One Dalmatians (Disney Standard Characters) (1985) — Original story — 38 eksemplarer
Adventure Stories for Girls (1978) 35 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians: The Big Dig (1997) — Original characters — 27 eksemplarer
The Hundred and One Dalmatians: Cruella and Cadpig (2017) — Original characters — 26 eksemplarer
Disney's 101 Dalmatians (A Golden Sight 'N' Sound Book) (1991) — Original story — 25 eksemplarer
The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) (2001) — Original characters — 20 eksemplarer
Hundred and One Dalmatians (Ladybird Book of the Film) (1996) — Original story — 11 eksemplarer
Disney's 101 Dalmatians (Mouse Works Six-in-One Set) (1997) — Original book — 10 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Disney Landscape Picture Books) (1994) — Original characters — 8 eksemplarer
101 Dalmatians (Ladybird Book of the Film) (1993) — Original story — 6 eksemplarer
Hundred and One Dalmatians: The Puppies' Story (1996) — Original story — 6 eksemplarer
One Hundred and One Dalmatians Authorized Walt Disney Edition (1960) — Original story — 4 eksemplarer
Hundred and One Dalmatians (First Disney Picture Books) (1998) — Original story — 2 eksemplarer
Disney's 101 Dalmatians : Finger Puppet Puppy House (2001) — Based on characters by — 1 eksemplar

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Juridisk navn
Smith, Dorothy Gladys Beesley
Andre navne
Anthony, C. L. (pseudonym)
Percy, Charles Henry (pseudonym)
Fødselsdato
1896-05-03
Dødsdag
1990-11-24
Begravelsessted
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Køn
female
Nationalitet
UK
Land (til kort)
England, UK
Fødested
Whitefield, Lancashire, England, UK
Dødssted
Uttlesford, Essex, England, UK
Bopæl
Whitefield, Lancashire, England, UK
Manchester, England, UK
London, England, UK
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, USA
Uddannelse
Academy of Dramatic Art
St. Paul's Girls' School
Erhverv
children's book author
playwright
novelist
autobiographer
actor
Relationer
Heal, Ambrose (lover)
Barnes, Julian (literary executor)
Agent
Laurence Fitch (estate agent)
Kort biografi
Dorothy "Dodie" Smith was born in Whitefield, Lancashire, England. Her father died when she was 18 months old, and her mother took her to live with her grandparents, aunts, and uncles in Manchester. Influenced by an uncle who was an amateur actor, Dodie went on the stage by age 13, playing boy's parts. Her mother remarried in 1910 and the family moved to London. Dodie enrolled in the Academy of Dramatic Art and pursued a career as an actress for several years, with little success. In 1923, she gave up acting and took a job as a toy buyer for a department store. In 1929, she went to Leipzig, Germany for the annual toy fair, and spent some time with a friend at an inn in a small German village. On her return to England, she wrote a play, Autumn Crocus (1931), which became a hit. The "girl playwright," as the newspapers called her, then had five successful plays in a row on the London stage. In 1938, she moved to the USA with her companion and business manager, Alec Beesley, who was a pacifist. They married the following year. She began working as a screenwriter in Hollywood in 1941. In 1948, she published her first novel, I Capture the Castle, which was an immediate success. She returned to Britain in 1951 and had another major success with The Hundred and One Dalmatians (1956), later adapted into the hugely popular animated film by Disney. She continued to write books for adults and children into the 1980s, including her four volumes of autobiography, Look Back With Love: A Manchester Childhood (1974) followed by Look Back With Mixed Feelings, Look Back With Astonishment, and Look Back With Gratitude.

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A surprisingly sweet play about a family coming back to their childhood home for their parents golden wedding anniversary. It has a lot of opportunities to be cruel, but swerves away from them all, in a warm hearted celebration of family.
½
 
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atreic | Feb 1, 2024 |
It's been a while, but when I first read this years ago I loved it.
 
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Jenniferforjoy | 291 andre anmeldelser | Jan 29, 2024 |
Loved, loved, loved. But sooooo hated for it to end. And nary a cliché in sight.
 
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BethOwl | 291 andre anmeldelser | Jan 24, 2024 |
A darling little story of young love and sisterhood. I listened to the BBC Radio production and it was a great little 2 hour adventure with Cassandra.
 
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hellokirsti | 291 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |

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Statistikker

Værker
39
Also by
25
Medlemmer
13,878
Popularitet
#1,664
Vurdering
4.0
Anmeldelser
387
ISBN
274
Sprog
17
Udvalgt
46

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