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Gorrie, John

Overview
Works: 71 works in 245 publications in 1 language and 6,410 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Fiction  Biography  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR2833, 822.33
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Most widely held works by John Gorrie
The tempest by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Television adaption of Shakespeare's play revolving around an enchanted island, an exiled Duke, young lovers, and a framework of conspiracy
Lillie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Edward the King ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though he waited nearly 60 years to become king, and reigned for only nine, Edward VII changed the British monarchy forever. Derided by his mother, Queen Victoria, as frivolous and untrustworthy, Edward was in fact a skillful, determined diplomat who longed to be useful to his country. This miniseries dramatizes his life from frustrated prince and inveterate philanderer to loving father and respected statesman
Shroud for a nightingale by P. D James ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adam Dalgliesh visits John Carpenter Hospital to interview an arms dealer, but while he is there, a nurse dies a horrible and violent death during a teaching demonstration
Shades of darkness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Delves into the world of the supernatural with six bizarre, inexplicable, and frightening ghost stories as told by some of the greatest mystery authors of all time
Rumpole of the Bailey ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheroot-smoking Horace Rumpole, is a career trial lawyer at London's central court. Rumpole faces an open-and-shut case, which he plans to wrap up by noon. But once he discerns the telling secret of his teenage client, he smells victory and mounts a full-on defense
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
We'll meet again ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four years into World War II, the quiet English village of Market Wetherby is in for a shock. They are not being invaded by the Germans, but the American servicemen at the new U.S. airbase are arriving. These newcomers are an entirely different breed altogether. But, for local doctor Helen Dereham and base commander Major James Kylie, they strike up a distinctly warm relationship. In a small place like Market Wetherby, few are left untouched
The Henry James collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wings of the dove: Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. Croy is desperately in love with Densher, but he lacks money, making him unsuitable as a mate. By chance, Croy befriends Milly Theale, a young American heiress. When Croy discovers that Theale suffers from a mysterious and fatal malady, she hatches a plan that can give all three something that they want, but at a price
Cause célèbre ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Terence Rattigan's dramatization of a sensational murder trial in Britain in 1935, in which an upper class wife and mother was tried for bludgeoning her husband to death out of love for a servant half her age
First among equals by Jeffrey Archer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tracing the public and private lives of four politicians - it tells of the comradeship and rivalry of Parliament, the feuds and factions, the loyalties and betrayals, the loves and hates
Doctor Who ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On a remote island of glass surrounded by a sea of acid, there is a machine that can remove evil from the minds of an entire population -- the Conscience of Marinus. Fearful of its immense power falling into the wrong hands, its sole guardian has scattered the machine's operating keys across the planet. The TARDIS crew arrives to find the island under attack by the evil Voord. Marinus' last line of defense -- and its only hope -- is the Conscience machine. The Doctor and his companions must undertake a deadly quest to recover the keys of Marinus." -- Container
The wings of the dove ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kate Croy and Merton Densher are engaged in a passionate, clandestine love affair. Croy is desperately in love with Densher, but he lacks money, making him unsuitable as a mate. By chance, Croy befriends Milly Theale, a young American heiress. When Croy discovers that Theale suffers from a mysterious and fatal malady, she hatches a plan that can give all three something that they want, but at a price
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dorian Gray is a wealthy English gentleman who gradually sinks into a life of dissipation and crime. Enthralled with his own physical beauty, Dorian purchases eternal youth at the expense of his soul. As he remains young and unchanged by his hedonistic lifestyle, a portrait of himself catalogues every evil deed by turning his handsome features into a hideous mask. When Dorian destroys the painting, his face turns into a human replica of the portrait, and he dies
Lillie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Lillie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Lillie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Lillie ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the acclaimed British actress and courtesan Lillie Langtry from the blush of youth to the blight of old age. At a time when society expected women to be docile and demure, Lillie posed for celebrity endorsements, conducted her own business affairs, and paid her first husband to keep his distance. Even more scandalously, she openly entertained a string of lovers among Europe's elite, including the very married Prince of Wales
Edward the King ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The eldest son of Queen Victoria, Edward the Seventh, waited sixty years to become King, yet reigned for only nine years
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 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
 
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