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Jackson, Gordon 1923-1990

Overview
Works: 304 works in 468 publications in 1 language and 8,256 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television programs  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Fiction  Historical drama  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gordon Jackson
Publications by Gordon Jackson
Publications by Gordon Jackson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gordon Jackson
The great escape by John Sturges( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 1,362 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized version of the unprecedented escape from Stalag Luft III. A high-security German prisoner-of-war camp in 1942 holds only known troublemakers and risk-takers, all of whom are determined to pull off the war's most daring escape
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Ronald Neame( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
A teacher in a 1930's Scottish girls' school captivates her students with her fascist ideals and free-thinking attitude. She engages in ongoing battles with the rigid heads of the school and faces the biggest trial of her life when her livelihood and career are threatened
Shaka Zulu ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Tunes of glory ( visu )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Jock Sinclair is a whiskey-drinking, by-the-bootstraps commanding officer of a peacetime Scottish battalion. Sinclair is a lifetime military man. He expects loyalty and respect from his men. But when Basil Barrow, an educated, by-the-book scion from a traditional military family enters the scene as Sinclair's replacement, the two men become locked in a fierce battle for control of the battalion and the hearts and minds of its men
Upstairs, downstairs ( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
A multi-award winner, this period drama is set in a fashionable London townhouse during the period from 1903 to 1930 and follows the many personal dramas and 'ups and downs' of the affluent Bellamy family and their servants. The series accurately portrays what life was like in Edwardian England, through World War 1 and into the Roaring Twenties
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Upstairs, the Bellamy family negotiated the scandals and successes of the English aristocracy. Downstairs, their loyal and lively servants showed far less reserve when confronting the challenges of their lives. Together, their stories made TV magic. All 68 episodes of the landmark series are presented
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
The lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place are followed. Upstairs lives Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, and also a member of Parliament. His wife is a member of the titled aristocracy. Downstairs is Hudson, the Scottish butler who directs and guides the other servants concerning their tasks and proper places
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Upstairs downstairs: The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household. Thomas & Sarah: After giving notice at 165 Eaton Place, the enterprising Thomas Watkins and Sarah Moffat make a go of it on their own
James Clavell's Noble house ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Ian Dunross is named 'Tai-Pan' (Supreme leader) of the powerful British-East Asia trading company, Struan & Co. His rival is attempting a hostile takeover. Suddenly plunged into a criminal underworld of international espionage, deception and financial crises, Dunross turns up the heat by engaging in a dangerous romance with his nemesis's aide. Danger lurks around every corner and Dunross ultimately sees he has no choice but to fight for his company's honor and survival
The shooting party by Alan Bridges( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Set in 1913, a group of aristocratic men and women gather for a shooting party at an estate in the English countryside. They go through the elaborate rituals of an Edwardian country house party. Times are changing, though, and their values are about to change
Whisky galore! by Compton Mackenzie( visu )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
When an English ship runs aground with 50,000 cases of whisky on a tiny Scottish island, the temptation proves too great for its thrifty, God-fearing population, developing into a battle of wits between the canny Scots and the English customs inspector
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
This is the fourth season of the television program Upstairs downstairs. The aristocratic Bellamy family and their servants deal with the changes caused by the First World War
A Town like Alice by David Stevens( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
This television mini-series is set against the chaos of World War II and centres on an English woman, Jean Paget, and an Australian soldier, Joe Harman, who are both prisoners in Japanese-occupied Malaya. Upon learning of each others survival after the war, they reunite and settle together in the Australian outback
Upstairs downstairs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
The saga of the aristocratic Bellamy family and their loyal and lively servants. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household
Upstairs, downstairs ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Episodes from the second season of the British television series about life in the home of British aristocrats and their servants
Shakespeare's Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of Shakespeare's play in which a Danish prince avenges the murder of his father
Shakespeare's Hamlet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Based on Academy Award-winning director Tony Richardson's theatrical production at the Roundhouse Theatre in London, 'Hamlet' is a powerful adaptation of William Shakespeare's epic tragedy. Eschewing the big-budget production values of other film versions, it instead focuses on great performances from Nicol Williamson as Prince Hamlet, Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins as the villainous Claudius and rock-and-roll singer Marianne Faithfull as Ophelia
Shaka Zulu ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Shaka Zulu ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
My brother Tom ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2002 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A blossoming love affair between the lovely Peggy and the energetic Tom becomes the focal point for a powerful conflict between two religions in a sleepy rural town
 
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Jackson, Gordon Cameron 1923-1990
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