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Jeffries, Lionel

Works: 136 works in 343 publications in 5 languages and 9,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television programs  Detective and mystery films  Arthurian romances  Fantasy fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author, Editor, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lionel Jeffries
Chitty chitty bang bang by Ken Hughes( Visual )
59 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates a flying car, that leads him, his two children and his beautiful lady friend into a magical world of pirates, castles and adventures
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )
13 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,753 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 823 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 Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection by George Pollock( Visual )
10 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and held by 521 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 Richard M Sherman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 444 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, backfires. 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
Abel's island by William Steig( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abel the mouse is a castaway on an uninhabited island and findshis resourcefulness and endurance tested to the limit as he struggles to survive and return to his home
H.G. Wells' First men in the moon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 325 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
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 293 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 288 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
The Water babies ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 252 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
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A Milne( Recording )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Come with us to an enchanted place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lived with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. The stories are about Christopher Robin and these good companions having wonderful times getting in and out of trouble. It is all very exciting and, really, quite thrilling no matter how young or old you may be. A.A. Milne's Pooh classics
Two way stretch by Robert Day( Visual )
3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 151 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
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming( Recording )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 131 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 railway children by E Nesbit( Visual )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 130 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
The wrong arm of the law ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 113 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 106 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 97 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 )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deep inside the Reich, prisoners of every nationality make it a point of honor to attempt departure from the ultimate in escape-proof prisons. This is the true story of men who dared defy the might of Hitler's fortress, Colditz Castle
Sins of the fathers ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Real ale buff Morse is in his element. Called to investigate foul play in the family-run Radford Brewery, Morse and Lewis become immersed in the mystery surrounding an unwelcome takeover bid by a large multi-national and the suspicious death of the current managing director Trevor Bradford
Inspector Morse. Masonic mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 72 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: 0.13 (from 0.06 for Abel's isl ... to 0.24 for The Coldit ...)
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Jefferies, Lionel 1926-2010
Jeffries, Lionel Charles 1926-2010