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Savory, Gerald

Overview
Works: 117 works in 200 publications in 3 languages and 2,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Television programs  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Author of dialog, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Attributed name
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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 730 libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
The Anton Chekhov collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A collection of plays by Chekhov originally produced for television by the BBC
Nancy Mitford's Love in a cold climate by Nancy Mitford( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
A trio of attractive up-and-comers and four legendary British actors star alongside castles and country houses in a BBC drama about how the upper class loved in the 1930s
Count Dracula by Stoker Bram( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 243 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 )
16 editions published between 1900 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 235 libraries worldwide
3 actes, 4 personatges femenins, 4 personatges masculins i 1 decorat
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 Crackler ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 83 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
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
Three sisters ( visu )
2 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 69 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 62 libraries worldwide
A month of Sundays : a comedy in three acts by Gerald Savory( Book )
4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
The twinkling of an eye : a comedy by Gerald Savory( Book )
4 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in German and English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The merchant of Venice ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 37 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
A likely tale, a play in three acts by Gerald Savory( Book )
4 editions published in 1957 in Undetermined and English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Young and innocent The man who knew too much ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 31 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
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 31 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 30 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 29 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
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 27 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."
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Lucia embarks on a program of charitable spending in Tilling, however her good fortunes are soon disturbed when a flood brings unexpected house guests
 
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Alternative Names
Savory, Douglas Gerald H. 1909-1996
Languages
English (54)
German (3)
Spanish (1)
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