WorldCat Identities

Millar, Gavin

Overview
Works: 113 works in 346 publications in 5 languages and 8,501 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television programs  War films  Television series  Television crime shows  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  War television programs  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Producer, Author, Performer, 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 )

108 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Textbook on film editing
Foyle's war by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 865 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
49th parallel by Michael Powell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 521 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 440 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 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 )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 347 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 Anton Chekhov collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 300 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
Scoop( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 270 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 by Anthony Horowitz( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1941, as World War II rages over Europe, Michael Kitchen stars as detective Christopher Foyle, whose loyalties are put to the test as his investigations uncover unpleasant truths that powerful people would rather keep hidden
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 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 )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 217 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
DreamChild by David McPhail( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 206 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
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 204 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 197 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
Foyle's war( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A top-secret experiment in biological warfare goes horribly wrong, complicating a murder investigation and threatening the life of Foyle's faithful driver, Sam
The crow road( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 159 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 145 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
 
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Alternative Names
Gavin Millar Brits filmcriticus

Miller, Gavin

Miller, Gavin 1938-

Гэвин Миллар

جافن ميلار، 1938-

غافين ميلار

밀러, 가빈

ギャビン・ミラー

ミラー, ギャビン

蓋文·米勒

Languages
English (174)

Spanish (6)

Polish (3)

French (2)

Persian (1)

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