WorldCat Identities

Gillette, William 1853-1937

Overview
Works: 317 works in 570 publications in 2 languages and 6,620 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Parodies, imitations, etc  Portraits  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Actor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS1744.G2, 812.52
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Sherlock Holmes : a play by William Gillette( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 1977 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-act play featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson pitted against their arch-enemy, Professor Moriarty
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson
Plays by William Gillette( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes : a comedy in two acts by Arthur Conan Doyle( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case involving incriminating letters written by European prince to the English girl he betrayed leads to Holmes-Moriarty confrontation
Secret service by William Gillette( Visual )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American drama arranged in four acts and entitled Secret service : a romance of the Southern Confederacy by William Gillette( Book )

12 editions published between 1898 and 1925 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legal wreck by William Gillette( Book )

11 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes : the final adventure by Steven Dietz( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's greatest detective has seemingly reached the end of his remarkable career when a case presents itself that is too tempting to ignore: The King of Bohemia is about to be blackmailed by a notorious photograph, and the woman at the heart of this crime is the famous opera singer, Irene Adler
All the comforts of home a comedy in four acts by William Gillette( Book )

15 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esmeralda, a comedy drama in four acts by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Book )

8 editions published between 1881 and 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five-act war drama, Held by the enemy, taking place in a southern city which has been captured and occupied by northern forces during the rebellion by William Gillette( Book )

12 editions published between 1898 and 2003 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The illusion of the first time in acting by William Gillette( Book )

8 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to write a play; letters from Augier, Banville, Dennery, Dumas, Godinet, Labiche, Legouvé, Pailleron, Sardon and Zola by Various( Book )

8 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection compiles insight and advice from some of the world's most renowned playwrights, providing the perfect dose of inspiration for beginners and pros alike
The astounding crime on Torrington Road : being an account of what might be termed the Pentecost episode in a most audacious criminal career by William Gillette( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Too much Johnson the three act farcical comedy by William Gillette( Book )

5 editions published between 1912 and 2003 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three-act farcical comedy, To much Johnson by William Gillette( Book )

5 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret service; being the happenings of a knight in Richmond in the spring of 1865, done into book form from the play by Cyrus Townsend Brady( Book )

5 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1800s, playwright and actor William Gillette captivated American theater audiences with his dramatic portrayal of a daring Civil War plot to gain access to a Confederate telegraph office, which is considered to be one of the most suspenseful wartime plays ever staged in the United States. Drawing on his own extensive experience as a chronicler of wartime exploits, novelist Cyrus Townsend Brady expands the play into novel form
The painful predicament of Sherlock Holmes; a fantasy of one act by William Gillette( Book )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret service; a romance of the southern Confederacy by William Gillette( Book )

15 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Gillette in Sherlock Holmes, as produced at the Garrick Theatre, New York by William Gillette( )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book features a collection of images of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's friend William Gillette. He was the most famous stage actor of Sherlock Holmes of the time
 
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Alternative Names
Gillette, Will.

Gillette, Will 1853-1937

Gillette, William

Gillette, William H.

Gillette, William H. 1853-1937

Gillette, William H. (William Hooker), 1853-1937

Gillette, William Hooker.

Gillette William Hooker 1853-1937

Hooker Gillette, William 1853-1937

William Gillette US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Dramatiker

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Languages
English (199)

Spanish (2)

Covers
PlaysSherlock Holmes : a comedy in two actsSherlock Holmes : the final adventureWilliam Gillette, America's Sherlock Holmes