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Crichton, Charles 1910-1999

Overview
Works: 321 works in 768 publications in 6 languages and 6,976 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Caper films  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Editor, Performer, Conceptor, Photographer, fme, Scenarist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Crichton
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
94 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach."--Www. imdb. com
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Prince Ahmad is blinded and cast out of Bagdad by the nefarious Jaffar, he joins forces with the scrappy thief Abu to win back his royal place, as well as the heart of a beautiful princess
A Fish called Wanda : the screenplay by John Cleese ( Book )
12 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 booklet and 3 photographs
H.G. Wells' things to come by H. G Wells ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
Dead of night ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
Man in a suitcase by Richard Bradford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Formerly a U.S. intelligence agent, McGill was based in London. He was thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, and now finds his 'false' reputation has preceded him everywhere he goes. While trying to clear his name, he takes odd and intriguing 'private eye' jobs all over Europe, to make ends meet
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
Interdependence and uncertainty: a study of the building industry; digest of a report from the Tavistock Institute to the Building Industry Communication Research Project by Tavistock Institute of Human Relations ( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night The queen of spades ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Queen of spades: A gambling craze is sweeping 19th century St. Petersburg, yet a dashing Russian army captain is too impoverished to participate. But when he learns that an aging coutness may hold the ultimate key to gaming riches, the desperate young officer will stop at nothing to steal the sinister secret for himself. When fortunes are won and lost with the turn of a card, will one man wager his very soul on a final twist of fate?
Space: 1999 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six episodes from the television series Space 1999 originally produced from 1974-1977
The avengers '65 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death at bargain prices: Emma goes undercover in a department store in order to determine the fate of a colleague. Castle de'ath: Emma and Steed fight against ruthless entrepreneurs at a medieval chamber of horrors. The master minds: the Avengers outwit the master minds when they go undercover at a school for intellectuals
Secret agent, aka Danger Man ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
If looks could kill the power of behavior ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the use of a murder mystery storyline, demonstrates the effect your own behavior can have on the behavior of others. Suggests ways for employees to choose a patient, understanding and professional behavior, both verbally and visually, when dealing with the public
Secret agent, aka Danger Man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
The avengers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The danger makers: When high-ranking ex-servicemen seek to feed their addictions to mortal danger, Emma's courage is put to an electrifying test. A touch of brimstone: When the Hellfire Club mix murder with mischief, Steed and Emma demonstrate a few tricks of their own. What the butler saw: While searching for stolen defense plans, Steed becomes a gentleman's gentleman and Emma a most-desired maid
The Dreaded appraisal ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses managers on how to make appraisals a powerful and effective method of keeping people happy and motivated
Avengers '67 the correct way to kill ; Never, never say die ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
Avengers '67 the living dead ; The hidden tiger ; The correct way to kill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Living dead: Steed finds a mine of information-- and Emma goes underground. A haunted chapel provides the first clue to an underground (literally!) effort to conquer all of Britain. The correct way to kill: Steed changes partners-- and Emma joins the enemy. Even multiple Steed replicas cannot prevent The Avengers from putting paid to a secrets-for-sale entrepreneur. The hidden tiger: Steed hunts a big cat-- and Emma is badly scratehed. The Avengers attempt to track down a tiger and avert a cat-astrophe
 
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Alternative Names
Charles Ainslie Crichton
Charles Crichton
Chrichton, Charles 1910-1999
Crichton, Charles Ainslie 1910-1999
Languages
English (219)
German (17)
Multiple languages (4)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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