WorldCat Identities

Millar, Gavin

Works: 60 works in 323 publications in 6 languages and 8,962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Television crime shows  Television programs  War television programs  Historical television programs  Made-for-TV movies  History  War films 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Producer, Author, Performer, dir, Creator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gavin Millar
Foyle's war by Acorn Media( Visual )

56 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 3,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks. Bad blood: A top-secret experiment in biological warfare goes horribly wrong, complicating a murder investigation and threatening the life of Foyle's faithful driver, Sam. Bleak midwinter: The death of a young munitions worker and the murder of Paul Milner's wife seem linked, and Foyle strives to clear his sergeant from suspicion. Casualties of war: While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
The technique of film editing by Karel Reisz( Book )

102 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook on film editing
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the voice-over proclaims, the 49th parallel is the only undefended frontier in the world. The parallel is the goal of a small group of Nazis, survivors of a U-boat that has been spotted and sunk in Hudson Bay, deep in Canadian waters. The United States is not yet at war with Germany, and if Corporal Hirth and his six crew members can reach it, they can be repatriated to Germany with no fuss. But their trek across Canada becomes a fierce struggle to survive, as they encounter and are opposed in turn by Johnnie the trapper, a small Hutterite community, a Canadian intellectual, and a Canadian soldier gone AWOL
The last detective( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of the underrated, overlooked, and old-fashioned British police officer, Detective Dangerous Davies
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
The Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
The dwelling place by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cissie Brodie, a 16 year old girl, struggles to hold her family together after their parents die in the cholera epidemic of 1832. Her turbulent life takes a cruel turn after she is raped and left pregnant. Eventually she is forced to make a decision between two men who profoundly influence her life
Housewife, 49 by Victoria Wood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after England declared war on Germany in 1939, Lancashire housewife Nella Last began writing a diary as part of a public project. She was 49 and fearful that she wouldn't be able to cope with her son's enlistment and life alone with her domineering husband. Recounts her experience of wartime privations, but also her dawning sense of independence. Amid the hardships of food rations and air raids, Nella's volunteer work for the war effort fills her with an exhilarating sense of purpose
Scoop( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mistaken for a foreign correspondent, a mild-mannered wildlife writer is sent to a fictional African country on the eve of a war. He flounders through a sea of wild rumors and sleazy journalists desperate for a story
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noël Coward is the definitive playwright of the early 20th century, contributing a robust repertoire of brilliant material. Playwright, actor, composer, and irrepressible socialite, Coward charmed high society in both London and New York during his heyday, and his work continues to charm audiences today with its urbane wit, sly humor and distinctive style
DreamChild by Gavin Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fantasy based on the true life visit of 80 year-old Alice Liddell Hargreaves, the inspiration for "Alice in Wonderland," to New York to celebrate the centennial of Lewis Carroll's birth. As Alice observes the developing romance between her traveling companion, Lucy, and a New York reporter, she reflects on her friendship with Lewis Carroll and finds herself haunted by the characters he created that amused her when she was a child
The crow road by Iain Banks( Visual )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prentice is searching for his long lost uncle who disappeared without a trace. When he discovers clues on a computer disc containing some of his uncle's notes to a novel, he embarks on a complex journey through his family's secretive past. No matter how shocking or dangerous his quest becomes, he is determined to find the answers and solve what turns out to be a ghastly mystery
My friend Walter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bess Throckmorton attends a family reunion with her aunt Ellie in London, she meets an ancient bearded relative. During her visit to the tower of London, she discovers her relative is none other than Sir Walter Raleigh, or rather his ghost, who persuades her to take him home with her to Devon
The Ruth Rendell mysteries( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A case of coincidence: In the autumn of 1943, a surgeon's wife seems to have become the fifth victim of a serial killer who has stalked the Fenland region since spring. The police remain confounded, however, because they had their prime suspect under surveillance when the crime took place
Dennis Potter : 3 to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain on the roof: To get back her adulterous husband John, a disturbed Janet, begins to flirt with one of her students. Billy is the simple, mistreated young man she flirts with while giving him his reading lessons. Unfortunately, Janet's flirtation triggers aggressive behavior in Billy, which he, in turn, directs toward John
Albert Schweitzer( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For generations the name Albert Schweitzer has been synonymous with hands-on compassion and the power of Christ-like sacrifice. Now director Gavin Miller presents a landmark drama about the legendary Christian medical missionary
Trafic by Jacques Tati( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hulot is employed as an auto company's director of design. He accompanies his new product to a showroom in Amsterdam. Naturally, the road is paved with many modern-age mishaps
The seagull( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist's story: "A film adaptation of the Chekhov short story in which an artist bored with country life challenges a charity worker's ideals"--Distributor's web site
The weather in the streets( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and determined Olivia Curtis abandons her dull and lifeless marriage for a hard-won independence. Her meeting with the handsome aristocrat Rollo Spencer ten years after their first encounter leads to a forbidden affair that will scandalise society
Roald Dahl's Danny the champion of the world by Gavin Millar( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widower and his son Danny live an idyllic life together in the English countryside. The father operates a garage that happens to sit on a piece of land that Mr. Hazell, a local developer wants to buy. When Danny's father refuses to sell, the developer sets out to make their lives miserable, but Danny and his father come up with a scheme to get the better of Hazell
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Foyle's war
Alternative Names
Gavin Millar Brits filmcriticus

Miller, Gavin 1938-

Гэвин Миллар

جافن ميلار، 1938-

غافين ميلار

ミラー, ギャビン

English (224)

German (10)

Spanish (6)

French (2)

Chinese (2)

Polish (2)

The technique of film editingThe last detectiveDennis Potter : 3 to rememberThe weather in the streets