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Granger, Derek

Overview
Works: 74 works in 152 publications in 2 languages and 3,716 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Historical films  Television programs  Television adaptations  Romance films  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama  History 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Derek Granger
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
A handful of dust by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s England, Tony and Brenda Last and their son, John Andrew, live an idyllic life in the huge Victorian country house that is the symbol of Tony's family pride. The chance arrival of a penniless scrounger irrevocably shatters the gentle balance of their lives as Brenda's search for excitement and Tony's determination to hold on to what is his eventually lead in the direction of divorce and sends Tony to South America
Country matters by Hugh Thomson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Where angels fear to tread by E. M Forster( Visual )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia se inicia en Londres a principios de siglo, en el seno de una familia acomodada. Lilia (Helen Mirren), ya nada joven, acaba de quedarse viuda. Por consejo de su cuñado, viaja a Italia para distraerse en compañía de Caroline (Helena Bonham-Carter), la institutriz de su hija. Allí, embriagada por la espontaneidad mediterránea y lejos de hipócritas fórmulas, Lilia se casa con un joven italiano (Giovanni Guidelli), del que tendrá un hijo. La reacción orgullosa e insolidaria de la familia inglesa de Lilia será el desarrollo del argumento y del tema
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest actor of the 20th century presents six works by great 20th century playwrights
Daphne Laureola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Soho restaurant, diners find their evening disturbed by the extraordinary Lady Pitts. She talks aloud and sings even louder. All this while knocking back double brandies and handing out invitations to tea at the home of her husband, Sir Joseph. Her appearcance that evening has an impact, especially on Ernest, an impressionable young Polish émigré
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1808 and 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead. While at Oxford, Charles Ryder meets boyish, flamboyant Sebastian Flyte, who introduces Charles to a charmed and glamorous way of life that continues until Sebastian's health deteriorates
The Evelyn Waugh collection : a handful of dust ; Scoop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scoop: 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
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest actor of the 20th century presents five works by great 20th century playwrights
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest actor of the 20th century presents five works by great 20th century playwrights
Laurence Olivier presents( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, the conventional morals and manners of a North England mill town are overthrown by a young woman with ideas far ahead of her time. In the second program, a failed doctor fights to stay sober while his wife pines for her lost youth and her lost dog, Sheba
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia and Rex marry despite family disapproval and Lady Marchmain falls ill. They request Charles to bring Sebastian back from Morocco before his mother dies
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Losing Charles, his only friend, Sebastian becomes a drunkard and runs away--escaping his privileged and glamorous world. Meanwhile, his sister Julia blossoms into full womanhood and captivates all, including business tycoon Rex Mottram
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles and Sebastian visit the self-exiled Lord Marchmain and his mistress in Venice. After finally meeting the deeply religious and excruciatingly charming Marchmains, Charles falls under their spell
Brideshead revisited( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Marchmain returns to Brideshead Castle to die. Displeased with his eldest son, he wants to rewrite his will. A chapter aristocratic tradition comes to a close
 
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