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Gilliat, Sidney

Works: 161 works in 505 publications in 4 languages and 5,389 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Librettist, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Author of dialog, Director, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sidney Gilliat
Most widely held works by Sidney Gilliat
The lady vanishes by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

101 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman on a train, enroute back to England from Switzerland, meets a charming older lady who promptly disappears. The other passengers deny ever having seen her, leading the young woman into a complex web of mystery and high adventure
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

40 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
Night train to Munich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes viewers on a World War II era journey from Prague to England to the Swiss Alps, as Nazis pursue a Czech scientist and his daughter who are being aided by a debonair British undercover agent
Green for danger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A postman dies on the operating table at a rural English hospital, in the midst of the Nazi blitz. But was his death accidental?
The lady vanishes by Ethel Lina White( Book )

13 editions published between 1938 and 1999 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iris Carr is a beautiful, young socialite on her way back home to England after vacationing in Europe. Feeling terribly alone and afraid, she finds comfort in the company of a strange woman she knows only as "Miss Froy." But comfort soon turns to horror when Miss Froy mysteriously vanishes without a trace. Fearing madness, risking death, Iris desperately tries to solve the sudden disappearance of her traveling companion-a woman no one else on the journey remembers seeing at all!
The belles of St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farce set among the uninhibited pupils of an unorthodox school. A sultan sends his daughter to St. Trinian's because it is near his racehorse stables. One of the students kidnaps the sultan's prize mare and pandemonium ensues
Our man in Havana : opera in 3 acts by Malcolm Williamson( )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endless night by Sidney Gilliat( Visual )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy heiress marries her mysterious and ambitious chauffeur. Searching for their "dream house," the couple moves into a country estate that is rumored to be cursed. But when murder begins to make itself at home, the stage is set for a stunning climax
I see a dark stranger by Frank Launder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having grown up despising everything British, a young Birdie Quilty leaves her hometown hoping to join the IRA, but naively gets caught up with a Nazi spy. She is eventually helped to escape authorities by a British officer who has fallen in love with her
The man who changed his mind( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a respected researcher of the mind and soul, Dr. Laurience goes off the deep end when the scientific community rejects his work. He uses his invention, a machine that transposes the mind of one person to the body of another, for evil means
Millions like us by Frank Launder( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fascinating film portrayal of life on the Home Front at the height of the Second World War
Alfred Hitchcock, the legend begins( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 3. Easy virtue: (silent) A woman has an affair with an artist painting her portrait and is subsequently caught by her boorish husband, who drove her into the artist's arms due to his lack of attention ; Jamaica Inn: A gang of ship wreckers using the local inn as their base of operations must try to keep their activities hidden from a gang member's niece and also a Lloyd's of London investigator who have recently arrived ; The lodger: (silent) In Alfred Hitchcock's first thriller, the city of London is in the grips of fear as a killer known as "The Avenger" murders young blonde women during foggy evenings ; The ring: (silent) A fighter boxes in small venues and his marriage is eroding, due to the advances of a champion fighter upon her ; Young and innocent: A writer accused of murdering his girlfriend escapes police custody with a young woman in tow and the two fugitives attempt to find the real killer to prove the man's innocence
The smallest show on earth by Basil Dearden( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a young couple who inherit a delapidated movie theater and must compete with a lavish movie theater next door
Meet a body : an improbable adventure in three acts by Frank Launder( Book )

4 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only two can play by Bryan Forbes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town Welsh librarian John Lewis is offered escape from his mundane life and henpecked-husband routine when a local councillor's wife takes a shine to him. Attempting to have an affair away from the prying eyes of the locals isn't easy
Blue murder at St. Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The schoolgirls win a UNESCO prize trip which takes them to Rome. They become mixed up with a jewel thief on the run
The pure hell of St Trinian's by Frank Launder( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"They're not girls in the fourth form at St Trinian's, they're monsters! They can turn a schoolroom into a battlefield in minutes. Their pastimes range from poker to plastering parents with paint. They can drink whisky with the best, and their motto is 'mayhem'. But their latest trick is the bast ever; they burn down St Trinian's! After standing trial, they are subjected to the most unusual punishment on record..."--Container
The open window : an opera in one act : based on the story by H. H. Munro by Malcolm Arnold( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alarma en el expreso( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un país cetroeuropeo, el tren transcontinental Express sufre un gran retraso debido al mal tiempo. Los pasajeros pernoctan en un pequeño hotel, donde Iris Henderson entabla conversación con una vieja institutriz nglesa, la Sra. Froy. Poco después de reanudar el viaje, Iris se da cuenta de la desaparición de la anciana, pero los demás pasajeros afirman que su amiga no existey que ella ha sufrido una alucinación
The Green Man( Visual )

12 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawkins, a professional assassin, is reactivated to do away with Sir Gregory Upshoot, a politician. Hawkins tracks his quarry to a decrepit seaside resort called The Green Man and here waits to spring his trap. Hawkins is disguised as a simple clockmaker. He has planted a bomb to be exploded just when Sir Gregory arrives, but the victim does not appear. Vacuum salesman William Blake, a bumbler of the first rank, stumbles upon the plot and conducts a wild search for the killer at the inn, never for a moment suspecting the meek-mannered Hawkins. At the last minute he unearths the bomb and, seconds before it explodes, throws it out of a window and literally undoes Hawkins
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Gilliat, S.

Gilliat, S. 1908-1994

Gilliat, S. (Sidney)

Gilliat, S. (Sidney), 1908-1994

Gilliat Sidney 1908-1964

Gilliat, Sydney 1908-1994

Gilliatt, Sidney

Gilliatt, Sidney 1908-1994

Gilliatt, Sydney

Gilliatt, Sydney 1908-1994

English (252)

Spanish (13)

German (3)

Italian (3)

Night train to Munich