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Glenister, John

Overview
Works: 35 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 4,924 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Romance television programs  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Novels 
Roles: Director, Performer
Classifications: PR4034, 823.7
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Most widely held works by John Glenister
Emma by Jane Austen( Visual )

55 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Jane Austen's novel about Emma Woodhouse, a congenial young lady who delights in meddling in other people's affairs. She is perpetually trying to unite men and women who are utterly wrong for each other. Despite her interest in romance, Emma is clueless about her own feelings, and her relationship with Mr. Knightly
Rumpole of the Bailey. the complete seasons one and two( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A television series about the life and trials of Horace Rumpole is a London criminal defense lawyer
Shades of darkness( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 332 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
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 218 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
Hetty Wainthropp investigates( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she's just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in search of mysteries to solve
Number 10 by Mark Rothko( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Open Britain's most famous door for a glimpse at the personal affairs that have unfolded over the centuries inside Number 10 Downing Street. Spanning the Napoleonic era to the 1920s, each episode tells the story of a great public statesman, and of the private individual whose passions, hopes, and fears played out within the narrow confines of Number 10"--Container
Jane Seymour by Jean Morris( Visual )

18 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the short-lived marriage between Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, who died in childbirth after delivering a feeble son destined for the English throne
Girls in their summer dresses by Irwin Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Shaw adaptations. Girls in their summer dresses, filmed on location in Greenwich Village, is a contemporary story centering on a couple's marital relationship and their conflicting views of monogamy. The Monument, which takes place in 1938, pits a bartender against his penny-pinching restaurant owner. The Man who married a French wife, set in 1960, details the effects of cultural difference and past secrets on a seemingly happy marriage
Maigret( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on George Simenon's classic detective novels and starring Michael Gambon, is equipped with rigorous logic, uncanny judgment of character, and, of course, his signature pipe and fedora. Inspector Maigret relishes the challenge of solving any mystery. Filled with dangerous crimes and elusive characters from the villages of rural France to the alleyways of Montmarte. Brings the most intriguing and complex puzzles from Simenon's anthology to the screen
Rumpole's return( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumpole comes back from retirement when he hears of a murder case in London-- the stabbing of the Honorable Rory Canter by an innocuous accountant
The Noël Coward collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 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
The Six wives of Henry VIII by Time-Life Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete collected series of six 1970 teleplays portraying the wives of King Henry. Famed drama series with Keith Michell starring as the nations most famed and unashamed polygamist in the re-telling of the life stories of his stable of wives. The first BBC drama to be shot in colour, it was so very well received that it spawned a feature length film and the subsequent series, Elizabeth R., starring Glenda Jackson
 
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