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Savory, Gerald

Overview
Works: 115 works in 199 publications in 4 languages and 2,713 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  History  Television plays  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author of dialog, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Attributed name, Producer
Classifications: PR2825, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gerald Savory
Publications by Gerald Savory
Publications by Gerald Savory, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gerald Savory
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Comedy of manners set in a 1930's English village
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Love in a cold climate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Linda Radlett, daughter of Lord and Lady Alconleigh, follows her heart in and out of adventures, marriages, and dalliances, much to the dismay of her parents. Her dear friend Polly Hampton maintains a cooler head in her romantic entanglements. Seamlessly weaves together the two women's tangled love affairs in an eight-part miniseries
Count Dracula ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations to move to England. It is in the Count's castle that Jonathan becomes a prisoner, and discovers Dracula's true nature
George and Margaret : a comedy in three acts by Gerald Savory( Book )
11 editions published between 1937 and 1945 in 3 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Finessing the king ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 86 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
A universal story about yearning, decay, and searching for meaning. Olga, Masha and Irina dream of returning to Moscow, which symbolizes their hope for a better life. But as the play proceeds, their drab provincial existence tightens its hold
Granada's Manchester plays : television adaptations of six plays recalling the Horniman period at the Gaiety Theatre, Manchester by ltd Granada Television Network( Book )
2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( visu )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Young and innocent, released in the United States as The girl was young, tells the story of a man falsely accused of murder who enlists the help of the police constable's young daughter to clear his name. In The man who knew too much, which Hitchcock was to remake in 1956, a couple's child is kidnapped by a band of international spies to prevent the mother from revealing what she was told about an assassination plot
The Crackler ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Inspector Marriott needs help in tracking down a gang of forgers operating in high society circles. The focal point of the investigation is the fashionable Python Gaming Club. The investigation proves unsettling for Tommy and Tuppence in more ways than one
A month of Sundays : a comedy in three acts by Gerald Savory( Book )
3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The man in the mist ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Tommy has failed to solve a case of robbery. While he and Tuppence console themselves in a provincial hotel, unexpected events develop. Soon they find that they are dealing with a case of murder
The man in the mist ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 46 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 twinkling of an eye : a comedy by Gerald Savory( Book )
3 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 libraries worldwide
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
BBC broadcast of the retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy. The merchant, Antonio, borrows money from Shylock the Jew and signs a bond stipulating that if the money is not paid when due, Shylock may cut a pound of flesh from Antonio's body. Antonio is unable to pay the debt and is brought to trial where he is defended by Portia, disguised as a man
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Lucia uncovers Georgie's mysterious illness and helps him escape the confines of his home. Competition runs rampant between Mapp and Lucia when Lucia invests in a gold mine and turns a handsome profit, and continues when they both vie for the same seat on the the town council
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Lucia faces several challenges when Georgie is invited to London by an exotic opera singer, Mapp's portrait is declared "Picture of the Year", Lucia's inability to speak Italian is nearly revealed, and no one believes that the Duchess of Sheffield stayed the night at "Mallards."
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
After Lucia accepts a seat on the town council, she learns that she will be invited to become Mayor. Georgie, who has recently joined Lucia in matrimony, is a first delighted, then dismayed, when Lucia decides she must set an example for Tilling by living modestly
The Crackler ( visu )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Inspector Marriott needs help in tracking down a gang of forgers operating in high society circles. The focal point of the investigation is the fashionable Python Gaming Club. The investigation proves unsettling for Tommy and Tuppence in more ways than one
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Lucia, in an effort to exploit Mapp's financial vulnerability and regain her standing at the top of Tilling's social tree, offers to exchange her house on the marshes for her rival's more elegant home, called "Mallards."
 
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Alternative Names
Savory, Douglas Gerald H., 1909-1996
Languages
English (52)
French (4)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
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