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Shaffer, Anthony 1926-2001

Overview
Works: 154 works in 564 publications in 9 languages and 10,003 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Horror tales  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Adapter, Other, Conceptor, Actor, Recipient
Classifications: PR6069.H258, 791.4372
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Sleuth by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
63 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by celebrated mystery writer, Andrew Wyke. Invited guest Milo Tindle, a young rival who shares not only Wyke's love of the game but also his wife, has come to lay claim. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit."--Publisher's description
The wicker man by Robin Hardy( Visual )
46 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems as the devout Christian detective soon uncovers a secret society of wanton lust and pagan blasphemy. Can Howie now stop the cult's ultimate sacrificebefore he himself comes face-to-face with the horror of the Wicker Man?
Frenzy by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
73 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In modern-day London, a sex criminal known as the Necktie Murderer has the police on alert and their trail leads to an innocent man who must now elude the law and prove his innocence by finding the real murderer
Sleuth by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )
33 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Locked in a high-tech English manor and bound in a deadly duel of wits, Andrew Wyke and Milo Tindle have come together as English gentlemen to discuss the matter of Wyke's wife. She is the woman both men are sleeping with. But as wit becomes wicked and clever becomes cutthroat, Wyke and Tindle's game of one-upmanship spirals out of control, escalating in a chess match that can have only one outcome. Someone will be murdered
Murderer : a play in two acts by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
13 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
So full of hoaxes and double crossing you can hardly believe your eyes
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the luxury steamer Karnak sails down the Nile past Egypt's famous monuments, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot is called in to investigate
The wicker man : a novel by Robin Hardy( Book )
17 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The inhabitants of Summerisle strike at the heart of civilized society by engaging in erotic rites, blood sacrifice, and orgiastic dance
Anthony Schaffer's The wicker man ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young girl mysteriously disappears, Police Sergeant Howie travels to a remote Scottish island to investigate. But this pastoral community, led by the strange Lord Summerisle, is not what it seems
Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set amidst the Egyptian landscape, Hercule Poirot must unravel the web of treachery and guilt woven by the murderer of a beautiful young heiress
Whodunnit : a comedy thriller by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in Undetermined and English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absolution ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and French and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychological drama about an uncompromising priest at an English boys' school who becomes the victim of his own tyrannical behavior. Based on a true story
This savage parade by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sommersby by Jon Amiel( Visual )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Civil War veteran returns to his hometown a changed man-- leading his wife and others who knew him to doubt his identity
Absolution : a mystery by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and French and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Récit criminel situé dans un collège de Jésuites anglais. Description peu nuancée de rapports maître-élève et finale mélodramatique
How doth the little crocodile? by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widow's weeds, or, For years I couldn't wear my black : a play in three acts by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Withered murder by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
4 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Necktie Murderer has the London police on red alert and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real sex criminal and clear his name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost 20 years
Le limier by Anthony Shaffer( Book )
10 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in French and Japanese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Théâtre avec trois personnages: trois hommes
 
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controlled identity Anthony, Peter, 1926-

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Shaffer, A. 1926-2001
Shaffer, A. (Anthony), 1926-2001
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Shaffer, Anthony 1926-2001
Shaffer, Anthony Joshua.
Shēfā, Ansonī
Shēfā, Ansonī 1926-2001
Languages
English (290)
French (26)
German (12)
Italian (3)
Spanish (3)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Portuguese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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