Books, films, plays and more

This is a preliminary listing of the huge work output of author RJ Minney, including books, plays, films and directorships. This listing is still being developed.

Books More than 40 books
Novels

  • Maki 1921
  • The Road to Delhi 1923
  • Distant Drums 1935
  • How Vainly Men 1940
  • A Woman of France 1945
  • Nothing to Lose 1946
  • Bring Out the Drum 1950
  • The Governor’s Wife 1951
  • Anne of the Sealed Knot 1972

Biography

  • Clive 1931
  • Governor General 1935
  • Gentle Caesar, Tsar Nicholas II
  • Charlie Chaplin – The Immortal Tramp 1954
  • Viscount Southwood 1954
  • Carve Her Name with Pride 1956
  • Clive of India 1957
  • Viscount Addison, Leader of the Lords 1958
  • Fanny and the Regent of Siam 1962
  • Rasputin 1972/3
  • Puffin Asquith 1973
  • Lola Montez 1976

Other

  • Shiva, or the Future of India 1929
  • India Marches Past 1933
  • Hollywood by Starlight 1935
  • Midst Himalayan Mists
  • Excursions in Ink
  • Across India by Air
  • The Journalist
  • Night Life of Calcutta
  • Talking of Films 1947
  • A Stag Party with Men Only 1955
  • Next Stop Peking 1957
  • The Private Papers of Hore Belisha 1960
  • No 10 Downing Street, a House in History 1963
  • The Film Maker and His World 1964
  • The Edwardian Age 1964
  • I Shall Fear No Evil 1966
  • The Two Pillars of Charing Cross 1967
  • Recollections of George Bernard Shaw 1969
  • The Tower of London 1970
  • Hampton Court 1972

Plays

  • Clive of India 1933
  • Gentle Caesar 1942
  • They Had His Number 1942
  • The Red Horizon 1943
  • The Voice of the People 1950

Films from 1942

  • Clive of India 1935
  • Dear Octopus 1943
  • The Man in Grey 1943
  • Madonna of the Seven Moons 1944
  • A Place of One’s Own 1944
  • Clive of India
  • Love Story 1944
  • They Were Sisters 1945
  • The Wicked Lady 1945/6
  • Caravan 1946
  • The Magic Bow 1947
  • The Idol of Paris 1948
  • Time Gentlemen Please! 1952/3
  • The Final Test 1953
  • Carve Her Name with Pride 1958

Newspapers and Magazines

  • The Pioneer
  • The Englishman
  • Times
  • special reporter with Duke of Connaught to India 1920
  • Daily Chronicle
  • Sunday News
  • Everybody’s Weekly
  • Everybody’s Weekly 1925-35
  • Daily Express
  • The Era
  • The Sunday Referee 1935-39
  • The War Weekly 1939-41
  • The Strand Magazine 1941-42
  • Men Only

Directorships and positions

  • Everybody’s Publication Ltd to 1935
  • Chapman Hall Ltd 1934-36
  • Gainsborough Pictures 1942-47
  • Premier Productions
  • London School of Economics Film Society 1948-49
  • Association of Cine Technicians 1953-56
  • ACT Films Ltd 1951-68
  • ACT Films Ltd 1968-