ROBERT WILLIAMS BUCHANAN (1841 - 1901)

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HARRIETT JAY BIBLIOGRAPHY

colleen

[The American edition of The Dark Colleen published by Lovell, Adam, Wesson & Co., 1877]

 

1. Novels

The Queen Of Connaught. 3 vols. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1875. [reviews]

The Dark Colleen. A Love Story. 3 vols. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1877.
[Available at the Internet Archive.] [reviews]

Madge Dunraven. 3 vols. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1879.
[Available at the Internet Archive: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3.] [reviews]

The Priest's Blessing, or Poor Patrick’s Progress from this World to a Better. London: F. V. White and Co., 1881. [Available at the Internet Archive.] [reviews]

Two Men and a Maid. 3 vols. London: F. V. White and Co., 1881.
[Available at the Internet Archive: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3.] [reviews]

My Connaught Cousins. 3 vols. London: F. V. White and Co., 1883.
[Available at the Internet Archive: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3.] [reviews]

Through the Stage Door. 3 vols. London: F. V. White and Co., 1883.
[Available at the Internet Archive: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3.] [reviews]

A Marriage Of Convenience. 3 vols. London: F. V. White and Co., 1885. (Novelisation of the play, Constance by Robert Buchanan.) [Available at the Internet Archive: Vol 1Vol 2Vol 3.] [reviews]

The Strange Adventures of Miss Brown. 250 p. 8o. London: R. Buchanan, 1897. (Novelisation of the play by Robert Buchanan and ‘Charles Marlowe’.) [reviews]

 

2. Biography

Robert Buchanan: Some Account of His Life, His Life’s Work and His Literary Friendships. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903. [Available on this site and at the Internet Archive.] [reviews]

 

3. Contributions to Periodicals

An Irish Idyll’, Belgravia (April 1879 - p. 199-206). [available on this site]

‘What is the most striking incident in your professional experience?’, The Era Almanack (1888 - pp. 27-28).
[available on this site]

‘My Luggage’, Part I, The Theatre, (August 1, 1890), 68-72; Part II, (September 1, 1890 - pp. 108-113).
[available on this site]

 

4. Plays

All written in collaboration with Robert Buchanan:

The Queen of Connaught. (An adaptation of Harriett Jay’s novel.) 1877. [reviews]

Lottie. (An adaptation of Harriett Jay’s novel, Through the Stage Door.) 1884. [reviews]

Alone In London. 1885. [reviews]

Fascination. 1887. [reviews]

For the following she used the pseudonym, ‘Charles Marlowe’:

The Strange Adventures Of Miss Brown. 1895. [Available at the Internet Archive.] [reviews]

The Romance of the Shopwalker. 1896. [reviews]

Good Old Times. 1896. (Also known as In Days Of Old. Renamed When Knights Were Bold, and, under the ‘Charles Marlowe’ pseudonym alone, first performed in 1906.) [reviews]

The New Don Quixote. 1896. (Copyright performance.) [more information]

The Wanderer From Venus. 1896. [reviews]

The Mariners of England. 1897. [reviews]

Two Little Maids From School. (An adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ Les Demoiselles de St. Cyr) 1898. [reviews]

The Diamond Necklace. 1900. [more information]

The Heavenly Twins. (An adaptation of the novel by Sarah Grand. No production evidence, press reports run from 1896 to 1902.) [more information]

 

5. Musicals

The Maiden Queen. (A comic opera in two acts by Robert Buchanan and Harriett Jay. Music by Florian Pascal. Copyright performance at Ladbroke Hall, 6th April, 1905.) [more information]

Tulip Time. (A musical adaptation of The Strange Adventures Of Miss Brown by Worton David, Alfred Parker and Bruce Sievier, with music by Colin Wark. 1935.) [more information]

Kiss the Girls. (Also known as The Knight Was Bold. A musical adaptation of When Knights Were Bold by Emile Littler and Thomas Browne. Music by Harry Parr-Davies and lyrics by Barbara Gordon and Basil Thomas. 1943.) [more information]

 

6. Films

Alone In London (1915)
Directed by Larry Trimble. Starring Florence Turner. [more information]

When Knights Were Bold (1916)
Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring James Welch.

Il Cavaliere Del Silenzio (1916 - Italy)
Directed by Oreste Visalli. Starring Giulio Del Torre.

When Knights Were Bold (1929)
Directed by Tim Whelan. Starring Nelson Keys.

When Knights Were Bold (1936)
Directed by Jack Raymond. Starring Jack Buchanan and Fay Wray.

[Further details of the four film versions of When Knights Were Bold.]

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