WorldCat Identities

Millar, Gavin

Overview
Works: 90 works in 292 publications in 4 languages and 8,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Producer, Creator
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gavin Millar
The technique of film editing by Karel Reisz ( Book )
96 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, the original English version of the book was reprinted 13 times without a word being changed and in translation it has become the standard work on the subject in the Spanish Czech, Polish and Russian languages. In 1968 the original text was reprinted as it stood, as it was felt that any attempt to revise or reinterpret it could only blur its spirit. the second edition has now also reprinted 13 times. On publication the film director Anthony Asquith said this book is an absolute must not only for film technicians but for every intelligent filmgoer' and more recently i h
Foyle's war ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 1,136 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
Foyle's war ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the gripping third series that airs on PBS. Michael Kitchen plays a veteran detective whose job on the home front in southern England is complicated by WWII raging over Europe. DVD includes behind the scenes documentary and cast reflections
49th parallel by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 486 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 Nazi's, 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 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Underdog detective 'Dangerous' Davies toils at a small London police station, where his slicker colleagues taunt him and his boss calls him the last detective he would put on a big case. That makes it all the sweeter when he cracks the big ones anyway
John LeCarré's A murder of quality ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 411 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
Housewife, 49 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 345 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
The dwelling place by Catherine Cookson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 314 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
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Scoop ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 257 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
Foyle's war ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Still trying to get closer to the war effort, Foyle asks his well-connected brother-in-law to help him get a job with a naval command center. Meanwhile, a local murder investigation puts him in a dangerous bind between rival spy agencies
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 231 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
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While investigating gambling and sabotage, Foyle takes in his troubled goddaughter and her severely traumatized son, who refuses to speak
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helping a colleague from a nearby town probe the murder of a war hero, Foyle confronts a deeper mystery. A top-secret experiment in biological warfare goes horribly wrong, claiming the victim's widow and threatening the life of Foyle's driver
Foyle's war ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a month that begins with the fall of Crete and ends with the German invasion of the Soviet Union, Foyle and Milner crack down on an organized crime racket operating in a local shipyard
My friend Walter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 172 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 crow road by Ian Banks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 168 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
Dreamchild the true story of Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 127 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
Dennis Potter 3 to remember ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 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
The Ruth Rendell mysteries ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dark blue perfume: Through the charms of her new neighbor, newly widowed Liz rediscovers love. But could his mysterious past conceal a murder?
 
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Alternative Names
Miller, Gavin, 1938-
ミラー, ギャビン
Languages
English (161)
Italian (8)
German (3)
Spanish (2)
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