WorldCat Identities

Jeffries, Lionel

Works: 141 works in 393 publications in 8 languages and 10,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musical films  Children's films  Children's audiobooks  Biographical films  Motion pictures  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lionel Jeffries
Chitty chitty bang bang by Dick Van Dyke( Visual )

77 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( Visual )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple navigates treacherous waters to catch a maritime killer! One of Britannia's ships is manned by a crew of delinquents trying to build new lives. But it's their old lives that figure in this cunning mystery : someone aboard ship wants to hone the ruffians' natural bent for crime by turning them into expert thieves. And that someone will kill to keep the plot secret.--Container
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crackpot inventor Caractacus Potts lives in the English countryside with his two children and their dotty grandfather. Potts's various inventions, including Toot Sweets, a candy/whistle, backfire, but then Potts restores a junked race car, affectionately named "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". Chitty flies, floats, and generally thwarts efforts by Baron Bomburst to capture her
H.G. Wells' First men in the moon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a team of United Nations astronauts prepares for a moon mission, they are confused by a man who claims he, his fiancee and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years ago and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns
Abel's island by William Steig( Visual )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel the mouse is a castaway on an uninhabited island. He finds his resourcefulness and endurance tested to the limit as he struggles to survive and return to his home
The films of Michael Sporn Abel's island & the story of the dancing frog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First film relates the story of Abel, an elegant and romantic mouse who gets swept away in a flood and stranded for over a year on a deserted island. In the second film, The story of the dancing frog, a mother tells her young daughter a curious story from their family history
The Water babies by Charles Kingsley( Visual )

13 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, an orphan who cleans chimneys, stumbles into an underwater world and is fascinated by talking fish and amazing animated creatures, but he longs to return to his home
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down in the valley are three farms, each owned by a mean and nasty farmer. Mr Boggis keeps chickens, Mr Bunce keeps ducks and geese, and Mr Bean keeps thousands of turkeys in an orchard full of apple trees. Imagine the temptation for Mr Fox, who goes out every evening to find food for Mrs Fox and and their family of four Small Foxes
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A Milne( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Robin and his friends share many adventures, including Pooh's attempts to use a balloon to get honey, Eeyore's birthday celebration, and Piglet's encounter with a Heffalump.--
Two way stretch by Robert Day( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious spoof of prison life in which Peter Sellers and his cellmates escape from jail for just one night in order to commit an outrageously funny robbery
The railway children by Catherine Morshead( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and her three children live the perfect upper-class life until the father is mysteriously arrested. Suddenly impoverished, the children and their mother are forced to move to a cottage far away in the country on the edge of a railroad
Chitty chitty bang bang by Ian Fleming( Recording )

2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two children persuade their father, an inventor, to purchase and restore an old car which turns out to have magical powers
The wrong arm of the law( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearly Gates is the kingpin of London's most efficient gang of thieves, organizing spectacular robberies from behind the front of a dress salon. But when things start to go wrong, Pearly realizes that there's a traitor in his group ... but who?
The house at Pooh Corner by A. A Milne( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a reading of seven chapters from the classic children's book
Dennis Potter : 3 to remember( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain on the roof: To get back her adulterous husband John, a disturbed Janet, begins to flirt with one of her students. Billy is the simple, mistreated young man she flirts with while giving him his reading lessons. Unfortunately, Janet's flirtation triggers aggressive behavior in Billy, which he, in turn, directs toward John
The Colditz story by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prisioneros aliados de diversas nacionalidades ponen en común sus recursos para planificar diferentes escapadas a partir de una "prueba de fugas" en un campo de prisioneros de guerra alemanes ubicado en un castillo medieval de alta seguridad
Inspector Morse by John Thaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man, who never uses his first name and finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford
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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.11 for Chitty chi ... to 0.37 for The Coldit ...)

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Alternative Names
Jefferies, Lionel 1926-2010

Jeffries, Lionel Charles 1926-2010


Lionel Jeffries acteur, scénariste et réalisateur

Lionel Jeffries angielski aktor, scenarzysta i reżyser filmowy

Lionel Jeffries attore, regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Lionel Jeffries britischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Lionel Jeffries Brits filmacteur

Лайонел Джеффрис

لایونل جفریس فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی

The nun's storyThe Water babiesFantastic Mr. FoxDennis Potter : 3 to remember