WorldCat Identities

Millar, Gavin

Overview
Works: 93 works in 284 publications in 1 language and 8,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  Juvenile works  Television mini-series  Detective and mystery television programs  Biography 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Producer, Creator, Interviewer
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 )
84 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1953, the original English version of the book was reprinted 13 times without a word being changed and in translation it has become the standard work on the subject in the Spanish Czech, Polish and Russian languages. In 1968 the original text was reprinted as it stood, as it was felt that any attempt to revise or reinterpret it could only blur its spirit. the second edition has now also reprinted 13 times. On publication the film director Anthony Asquith said this book is an absolute must not only for film technicians but for every intelligent filmgoer' and more recently i h
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the gripping third series that airs on PBS. Michael Kitchen plays a veteran detective whose job on the home front in southern England is complicated by WWII raging over Europe. DVD includes behind the scenes documentary and cast reflections
Foyle's war ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 727 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
49th parallel by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 494 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 )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 412 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 )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Smiley finds what looks like another murder victim. In the exclusive, private world of an English public school, everyone has a secret-- but someone has a motive
Housewife, 49 by Victoria Wood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman starts writing a diary as part of a public project, called Mass Observation, after England declares war on Germany. Nella Last, a housewife, kept a MO diary from 1939 until 1965
The dwelling place by Catherine Cookson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 314 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
The Anton Chekhov collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Scoop ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 259 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
The Noël Coward collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 230 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 227 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
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 216 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 215 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 214 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
Foyle's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 213 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 209 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
The crow road by Ian Banks ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 168 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 168 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
Dreamchild the true story of Alice in Wonderland ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 122 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
 
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Alternative Names
Miller, Gavin 1938-
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Languages
English (146)
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