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Potter, Dennis

Overview
Works: 265 works in 644 publications in 5 languages and 11,294 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television programs  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Interviews  Christian drama  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Producer, Director, Dubious author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6066.O77, 822.914
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Publications about Dennis Potter
Publications by Dennis Potter
Publications by Dennis Potter, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Dennis Potter
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( Book )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
The narrative counterpoints life in a hospital ward of a writer crippled by a horrific skin disease with the plot of his atmosperic thriller to the point where fantasy and reality seem to change places
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( visu )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 547 libraries worldwide
In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
The singing detective ( visu )
15 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in English and German and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A bedridden novelist drifts in and out of consciousness, alternating between a noir-ish fantasy world, his anguished present, and his traumatic childhood
Blackeyes by Dennis Potter( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
It has been twenty years since Maurice James Kingsley has produced a novel. His niece Jessica cannot share in his triumph, as he has written her story, for she is Blackeyes, the model heroine of his book. Then her body is found drowned in Kensington Gardens
Gorky Park by Michael Apted( visu )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Gorky Park opens with the discovery of three mutilated bodies buried in the snow in Moscow's Gorky Park. Arkady Renko, the chief investigator of the Moscow Militia, is assigned to unravel this horrific crime, but he is confronted by an uncooperative and corrupt KGB
Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy( visu )
22 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 libraries worldwide
On a drunken impulse, Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair, an outrageous act for which he suffer an agonizing remorse. Years later, when he has become a respected and prosperous man, his wife and daughter seek him out in Casterbridge. He attempts to right the long-ago wrong and sets in motion a series of events that spell his destruction
Waiting for the boat : on Television by Dennis Potter( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Ticket to ride by Dennis Potter( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
John is in London; he can't remember who he is or why he is there. All he knows is that he has got a lot of money in his pocket and he has to meet someone
Pennies from Heaven by Dennis Potter( Book )
19 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Brimstone and treacle by Dennis Potter( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
A clever, disturbing and highly controversial play about the intrusion of a slick, satanic young man into the lives of a humdum couple whose only deviation from the appalling norm is that they ahve an attractive only daughter who has been reduced to a vegetable after a car accident
Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( visu )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Arthur Parker - cowardly and dishonest, with a fistful of dreams and an eye for the ladies - is a sheet-music salesman in 1930s Britain. Frustrated by his frigid wife and cynical shopkeeprs, he looks to a desperate romance and a life-affirming immorality to reach the fantasy world of the songs he sells
Son of Man: a play by Dennis Potter( Book )
10 editions published between 1071 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 libraries worldwide
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( visu )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Als de medische en psychische toestand van de aan psoriasis lijdende detectiveschrijver Philip Marlow verergert, gaat hij heden en verleden door elkaar halen en veranderen artsen in musicalsterren
Karaoke ; and, Cold Lazarus by Dennis Potter( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Whilst Daniel's 'memories' ebb and flow and the moguls fight over him, a dissident organization of Luddites, RON (Reality or Nothing), seeks to return to what it believes to have been a gentler age - the twentieth century
Sufficient carbohydrate by Dennis Potter( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Lipstick on your collar by Dennis Potter( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Hide and seek by Dennis Potter( Book )
8 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Blue remembered hills and other plays by Dennis Potter( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Christabel by Dennis Potter( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Dreamchild the true story of Alice in Wonderland ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 127 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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Potter, Dennis
Potter, Dennis Christopher George.
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