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Callow, Simon 1949-

Overview
Works: 551 works in 1,266 publications in 11 languages and 39,502 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Poetry  Love stories  Fiction  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Teacher , Host, Director, Translator, Author of introduction, Singer, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )
29 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orson Welles by Simon Callow( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life and career of the legendary director, discussing the making of "Citizen Kane," his contributions to such films as "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "The Lady from Shanghai," and his efforts in radio comedy, spectacular theater, and newspaper politics
A room with a view by E. M Forster( Visual )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production
Four weddings and a funeral by Richard Curtis( Visual )
37 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British man falls for an American woman, who he meets at the first of a long series of weddings
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A disfigured musical genius haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
No man's land by Danis Tanovič( Visual )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the height of the Bosnian War in 1993, a group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing on Serb territory under the cover of a foggy night. At daybreak, the fog lifts, and the Serbs open fire. Soon there is only one Bosnian survivor because he was able to dive into a trench in no man's land. He then watches as two Serbian soldiers use the body of a fallen Bosnian to bait a land mine. He fires on them, killing one, and taking the second hostage. Now both are alone and equally armed, so they are forced to share a wary trust as they try to attract help from either side
Charles Laughton, a difficult actor by Simon Callow( Book )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The work describes a career spanning fifty films and forty stage roles. Laughton gave us three universally recognised creations: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Charles Dickens and the great theatre of the world by Simon Callow( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A concise portrait of the forefront Victorian novelist by the acclaimed actor and award-winning author of My Life in Pieces draws on his own experiences of portraying his subject on stage and screen to illuminate Dickens' genius and lesser-known status as a celebrity in his own time. - Publishers description
Ace Ventura, when nature calls ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pet detective Ace Ventura attempts to reconcile two warring tribes as he searches the wilds of Africa for a sacred white bat
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Artist Walter Hartright arrives at Limmeridge House to instruct wealthy half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie. Their peaceful lives are marred by a strange woman dressed in white, who brings disturbing warnings to the family. When Laura announces her engagement to the dashing Sir Percival Glyde, it seems the darkness haunting them is lifting. But new dangers lurk closer than ever, and the only hope for averting disaster lies with the secret held by the woman in white
Maurice by James Ivory( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a young man trying to come to terms with his homosexuality in early twentieth century England
The twits by Roald Dahl( Recording )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys
Arms and the man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
Agatha Christie Marple ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
The Aeneid by Virgil( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A new edition of Virgil's epic work is presented in modern language and endeavors to retain the original work's humanity, as well as its influential blend of poetry and verse
Arn the Knight Templar by Peter Flinth( Visual )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arn Magnusson is born in 1150, in Western Sweden. He grows up to become an educated young man and a skilled warrior, and meets Cecilia, the love of his life. Then a cruel and jealous world forces them apart. Cecilia is imprisoned in a monastery. Arn is sent to the Holy Land as a Knight Templar, where war is raging between Christians and Muslims
 
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Alternative Names
Callow, Simon Phillip Hugh 1949-
Languages
English (306)
Bosnian (14)
Croatian (6)
French (4)
Swedish (4)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Serbian (2)
Slovenian (1)
Spanish (1)
Slavic (1)
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