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Hodson, Christopher 1929-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 4,529 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Television plays  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Christopher Hodson
Publications by Christopher Hodson
Most widely held works by Christopher Hodson
Lillie ( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 472 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
Strong poison ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
In the first of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey falls in love with Harriet Vane, the mystery writer as she stands in the dock of Old Bailey. Harriet Vane is on trial for the diabolically clever murder of her fiancé. Not only does Wimsey believe in her innocence, he fall is love with her at first sight. Can he save her from the gallows and will he win her hand?
Gaudy night ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
The third installment of Dorothy L. Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mysteries, unfolds at the all female Shrewsbury College at Oxford. Upon returning to Oxford for the first time in years for a school reunion, Harriet Vane is asked by her old professors to turn her talents as a detective writer to practical use. Someone is terrorizing the faculty and students of the college by sending vicious anonymous letters, eventually leading to the destruction of collegiate property and the attack of faculty members. Harriet struggles with the realization that the perpetrator may be a professor as well as the realization of her growing feelings for Lord Peter Wimsey
Have his carcase ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
In this, the second of Sayers's famous Harriet Vane mystery series, Harriet Vane the mystery writer, cleared of murder through the efforts of Lord Peter Wimsey, seeks solace in the country. Walking along a barren beach she stumbles across the body of a bearded young man with his throat cut. From the moment she photographs the corpse, which soon disappears with the tide, she is puzzled by a mystery that might have been suicide, murder or a political plot. With the appearance of her dear friend Lord Peter Wimsey, she finds a reason for detective pursuit ... as only the two of them can
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
Dame Agatha's tales of crime-solving couple Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, a fun-loving and flirtatious pair who thrive on matching wits with criminals and with each other. This set chronicles their partnership from its beginnings and as proprietors of a detective agency
Dorothy L. Sayers mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Three elegant murder mysteries adapted from the crime novels of Dorothy L. Sayers which chronicle the relationship of amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane unfolds in a realm of romance and intrigue
Thomas & Sarah ( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Follow the up-and-down adventures of the former chauffeur and parlor maid, a couple often as at odds with each other as they are with their efforts to strike it rich. Each episode finds our duo tackling new endeavors
We'll meet again ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 223 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
Campion the complete second season ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Peter Davison plays Margery Allingham's enigmatic sleuth, with Brian Glover as his loyal but slightly shady manservant
Mr. Palfrey of Westminster complete collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
He describes himself as "just a civil servant." But in the cloak-and-dagger world of the British security services, mild-mannered Mr. Palfrey is an invaluable player in the spy game. A master of counterespionage and a spy-catcher extraordinaire, he is smart, discreet, cunning and likes to do things his own way. His new boss quickly realizes the talents and the dangers of the deceptively charming, utterly ruthless Palfrey. Known simply as "the Coordinator" she appoints an assistant to work with Palfrey, but report back to her. As always, however, Palfrey has his own ideas
Raffles the complete collection by E. W Hornung( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Gentleman of leisure, ladies' man, and professional cricketer A.J. Raffles has an unusual hobby: grand larceny. Follow his mischievous adventures with his old school chum Bunny as they hobnob with, and rob, the high society of Victorian England. Includes the never-before-released pilot episode
Enemy at the door ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the Channel Island inhabitants who suffered pain and frustration during the German occupation during WWII. An uneasy relationship is maintained by the islanders and the Nazi's, whose constrictive regulations dampen morale
Agatha Christie's Tommy & Tuppence partners in crime ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the television series. In the first episode, Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley meet again by chance in London just after the end of the first World War. They stumble into the middle of the search for a secret document spirited off the sinking Lusitania. In the second, Tommy takes over a defunct detective agency and Tommy and Tuppence soon find themselves in a case involving the theft of a valuable pearl
The man in the mist ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence are consoling themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
The Unbreakable alibi by Agatha Christie( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Monty Jones, a wealthy young man, asks Tommy and Tuppence to help him. He is in love with an Australian art journalist who will only marry him if he can prove that of the two alibis she creates, one is false
Finessing the king ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Clues from a curious personal ad in a newspaper draw detectives Tommy and Tuppence Beresford into a complex drama of death and deception
Raffles ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
From the Italian Embassy to the British Museum, the game begins as Raffles reunites with his old schoolmate, Bunny and plays cat and mouse with his nemesis, inspector Mackenzie
Lillie ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 45 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 45 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 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 44 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
 
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Hodson, Chris 1929-
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