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Gillette, William 1853-1937

Overview
Works: 300 works in 613 publications in 2 languages and 6,811 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Detective and mystery plays  Film adaptations  Educational films  Internet videos  Television adaptations  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS1744.G2, 812.52
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Most widely held works by William Gillette
Sherlock Holmes : a play by William Gillette( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-act play featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson pitted against their arch-enemy, Professor Moriarty
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson
Plays by William Gillette( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes; a play, wherein is set forth the strange case of Miss Alice Faulkner by William Gillette( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction: A.L. Erlanger & W.H. Rapley, business management, S.E. Cochran. Farewell to the stage. William Gillette, his last performance in the theatre in his famous creation of "Sherlock Holmes," being a hitherto unpublished episode in the career of the great detective and showing his connection with the strange case of Miss Faulkner, by William Gillette and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, direction A.L. Erlanger and George C. Tyler. Play directed by William Postance, scenery designed and painted by Gates & Morange, constructed by Frank Dwyer, Inc., properties and furniture by William Bradley Studios, draperies by I. Weiss & Son, electrical effects by A. Greshoff, Miss Beatty's costumes by Dodd-Miller, Miss Entwistle's dresses by Maria Odio
Secret service by William Gillette( Visual )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Phoenix Theatre production of William Gillette's 1895 spy thriller, set in Richmond, Virginia in 1864. Tells the tale of a Union spy working to seize control of the Richmond telegraph office. Posing as a wounded Confederate captain named Thorne, the spy's false orders to a Confederate Army commander raise the suspicions of a southern agent, who uses a local girl in love with Thorne as his reluctant accomplice to set a trap
All the comforts of home a comedy in four acts by William Gillette( Book )

21 editions published between 1890 and 2011 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five-act war drama, Held by the enemy, taking place in a southern city which has been captured and occupied by northern forces during the rebellion by William Gillette( Book )

23 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimeograph of an adaptation of the play by Gillette, with synopsis of acts; forms part of the inventory of the Chicago Manuscript Company, later owned by theater manager, Robert L. Sherman of Chicago
An American drama arranged in four acts and entitled Secret service : a romance of the Southern Confederacy by William Gillette( Book )

12 editions published between 1898 and 1925 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legal wreck by William Gillette( Book )

11 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes : the final adventure by Steven Dietz( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler
Esmeralda, a comedy drama in four acts by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

9 editions published between 1881 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illusion of the first time in acting by William Gillette( Book )

8 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to write a play; letters from Augier, Banville, Dennery, Dumas, Godinet, Labiche, Legouvé, Pailleron, Sardon and Zola by Various( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection compiles insight and advice from some of the world's most renowned playwrights, providing the perfect dose of inspiration for beginners and pros alike
The astounding crime on Torrington Road : being an account of what might be termed the Pentecost episode in a most audacious criminal career by William Gillette( Book )

3 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too much Johnson the three act farcical comedy by William Gillette( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 2003 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three-act farcical comedy, To much Johnson by William Gillette( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret service; being the happenings of a knight in Richmond in the spring of 1865, done into book form from the play by Cyrus Townsend Brady( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret service; a romance of the southern Confederacy by William Gillette( Book )

15 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New National Theatre, W.H. Rapley, manager, T. Arthur Smith, treasurer. Mr. Charles Frohman presents Mr. Gillett's play in four acts, entitled "Secret Service," a romance of the Confederacy. Music for "Secret Service" written by William Furst, of the Empire Theatre, New York
Electricity by William Gillette( Book )

6 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Gillette in Sherlock Holmes, as produced at the Garrick Theatre, New York by William Gillette( )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features a collection of images of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's friend William Gillette. He was the most famous stage actor of Sherlock Holmes of the time
 
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Gillette, Will.

Gillette, Will 1853-1937

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Gillette, William H. (William Hooker), 1853-1937

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William Gillette Amerikaans acteur (1853-1937)

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