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Potter, Dennis

Overview
Works: 242 works in 670 publications in 7 languages and 11,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Interviews  Christian drama  History  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Producer, Dubious author, Author of introduction, Director
Classifications: PR6066.O77, 822.914
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Publications by Dennis Potter, published posthumously.
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Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( visu )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 852 libraries worldwide
In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( Book )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 779 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
The singing detective by Dennis Potter( visu )
21 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 465 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 )
18 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 455 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 )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 436 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
Waiting for the boat : on Television by Dennis Potter( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Mayor of Casterbridge ( visu )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and held by 382 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
Pennies from Heaven by Dennis Potter( Book )
20 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Ticket to ride by Dennis Potter( Book )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 366 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
Brimstone and treacle by Dennis Potter( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 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
Son of Man: a play by Dennis Potter( Book )
12 editions published between 1071 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Karaoke ; and, Cold Lazarus by Dennis Potter( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Karaoke is set in the present day. Daniel Feeld, a successful screenwriter, is in physical crisis: he is dying. His latest screenplay is being butchered by a patrician director who favours his mistress-star in every scene. But, worse than this, Feeld more than half-imagines that he hears people everywhere speaking his dialogue. Fact and fiction collide. Daniel starts drinking heavily and his real life begins to mirror that of his own screenplay character
The singing detective by Jon Amiel( visu )
19 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 259 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
Helen Mirren at the BBC ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
Blue remembered hills: Two years before the end of WWII, seven children play in the woods until a prank turns deadly
Sufficient carbohydrate by Dennis Potter( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 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 )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Blue remembered hills and other plays by Dennis Potter( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Christabel by Dennis Potter( Book )
4 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 122 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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