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Somerville, Geraldine

Works: 19 works in 86 publications in 3 languages and 5,045 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Disaster films  Detective and mystery films  Historical films  Television mini-series  Biographical films  History  Comedy films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Geraldine Somerville
Gosford Park by Robert Altman( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What starts out as a typical country party at Gosford Park turns into something more sinister when one of the guests turns up dead. The servants have just as many secrets as the aristocratic guests, and everyone is under suspicion
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and German and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brought to life by a stellar, award-winning ensemble cast and featuring stunning visual effects, Titanic is an extraordinary retelling of the doomed voyage that follows the destinies of the Titanic's victims and survivors as their stories of passion, betrayal, and hope unfold amidst the tragic events of the ship's final hours
Grace of Monaco by Olivier Dahan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and French and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grace Kelly is a huge movie star with the promise of a glittering career when she marries Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1956. Six years later, with her marriage in serious difficulty, Alfred Hitchcock offers her the chance to return to Hollywood to play the role of Marnie in his next film. But France is also threatening to annex Monaco, the tiny principality where she became the Princess. Grace is torn and forced to choose between the creative flame that still burns within her and her role as Her Serene Highness, Princess of Monaco
Goodbye Christopher Robin by Domhnall Gleeson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne, and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?
Aristocrats( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paints an intimate portrait of the 18th-century upper-class life in England and Ireland through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters. Well-educated, strong-minded, and distinctly individual, they take charge of their own lives, tempting scandal with their unconventional ideas about love, marriage, education, and fidelity
Cracker : the complete collection by Robbie Coltrane( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker is a criminal psychologist with a dark side - a side dependent on a cocktail of alcohol and gambling
The black velvet gown by Catherine Cookson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a grumpy academic and the lower-class woman who joins his household staff. He bucks the class prejudices of the time by showing compassion and trying to educate her children
Daphne : the secret love life of Daphne du Maurier( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daphne called herself "a boy in a box" and this shows how Daphne's incendiary love life formed her writing. Charts the story of Daphne's unrequited passion for the beautiful and glamorous American heiress, Ellen Doubleday, and how the play she wrote about this forbidden desire led her to a life-changing love affair with the irreverent, fun-loving actress Gertrude Lawrence. Based on personal letters and biographies
The hippopotamus by Stephen Fry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the story of a poet who is summoned to his friend's country manor to investigate a series of unexplained miracles. The disgruntled, cantankerous, semi-famous poet Ted Wallace is hired to investigate strange doings at Lord and Lady Logan's country manor, Swafford Hall
Miracle at Oxford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspirational account of a team rising to meet the ultimate challenge of winning back its honor. To Oxford University, "The Boat Race"--An annual rowing competition between Oxford and its archrival Cambridge - is more important than the Olympics. So when Oxford's long winning streak ends in humiliating defeat, they vow victory the next year at all costs. But the method they choose threatens to tear the team apart while setting up a struggle between old-school traditions and modern rivalry. In order to restore the pride of Oxford, they must rally together to achieve their one common goal
Aristocrats by Harriet O'Carroll( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the four daughters of the Duke of Richmond, great-granddaughters of King Charles II, whose triumphs and scandals rocked England for nearly a century
Heartstones by Ruth Rendell( Recording )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Elvira's mother is dead. Elvira is sad, of course, but not so sad as her younger sister Spinny. Spinny is afraid their father, Luke, will be heartbroken, but Elvira knows better -- after all, Luke has her to take her mother's place. But then Luke brings home a pretty young woman and introduces her as his fiancee, and Elvira decides that she will stop at nothing to stop her father's marriage
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brash and brilliant forensic psychologist, Dr. Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald proves himself an invaluable asset to the police but his boorish personality makes it difficult for colleagues and family
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man kills a prostitute when he finds he's unable to pay her and she threatens to tell his wife. The case becomes more complicated when a second prostitute is murdered and the evidences points to the same killer. The only problem is that the suspected killer was in police custody at the time of the murder
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two social rejects meet in a pub one night and join forces. They murder a local loan shark and then set their sights on one of the detectives looking for them. Fitz helps the police investigate the case in his own peculiar style
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albie is angry at the world. He has just buried his Father, his wife left him several years before but he was a good father to his daughter and made sure both women were taken care of. However, he is fed up at being just a face in the crowd ... then a dispute with a shopkeeper sets him off and leads to a series of murders
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fitz is assisting the police in identifying a serial rapist. The squad has differing opinions on how to deal with the rapist
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A businessman in Hong Kong has been having trouble at work. At home, his girlfriend is pregnant but insists on having an abortion because of his financial troubles. This pushes him over the edge: he kills a fellow businessman and his girlfriend's doctor. Fitz is in Hong Kong on a lecture tour and works with the local police to solve the case
Cracker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cracker and the police investigate the murder of the 13-year old boy who was found hanging in a tree. It is quickly determined that the boy was strangled and the hanging was staged. Fitz identifies one of the boy's teachers as a likely suspect but realizes too late that he may have made a mistake
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