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Guest, Christopher

Overview
Works: 111 works in 511 publications in 5 languages and 23,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Documentary-style films  Film adaptations  Children's films  Juvenile works  Romance films  Parody films 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Composer, Director, Narrator, Performer, Musician, Author, Scenarist, Costume designer, Arranger, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Christopher Guest
 
Most widely held works by Christopher Guest
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

50 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 2,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for upgrades and renovations, some of the 'animated' museum pieces are moved to the famous archives at the Smithsonian Institute. Larry Daley gets into the action when Jedediah calls him to say that Dexter stole The Tablet and the evil Pharaoh Kahmunrah is attacking them. Larry sneaks into the Archives and meets Amelia Earhart who is thrilled at the prospect of adventure and helps him out. Later, Larry is rehired at the museum as the night guard, and meets a young woman who looks just like Amelia
This is Spin̈al Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Spinal Tap (Musical group)( Visual )

101 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Best in Show by Christopher Guest( Visual )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them)
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it -- and disappearing
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Mrs. Henderson presents by Stephen Frears( Visual )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently widowed and well-to-do Laura Henderson needs a diversion to see her through war torn London. On a whim she buys the derelict Windmill theatre in the West End and persuades impresario Vivian Van Damm to run it. The two don't seem to get along at all. Although their idea of a non-stop revue is at first a success, other theatres begin to copy the idea and disaster looms. Laura suggests they put nudes in the show, but Van Damm points out that the Lord Chamberlain, who licenses live shows in Britain, is likely to have something to say about this. Luckily for Laura, she is friends with him
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky St. Clair has created an ambitious musical celebrating his town's 150th anniversary, and he dreams of making if big on Broadway
For your consideration by Christopher Guest( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
The long riders by Walter Hill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the Jesse James/Cole Younger gang including its lightning attacks on banks, trains, and stagecoaches, its hardbreadth escapes from the law, Jesse's jubiliant wedding celebration, and the Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Johnny Appleseed by Walt Disney Productions( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds
As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner
Almost heroes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A road comedy about two guys whose mission is to overtake the famed expeditioners Lewis and Clark and be the more fiery trailblazers of the Western North America frontier
Family tree( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, an Englishman who has few roots, little family, and an unsure sense of his purpose in life. Tom inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great-aunt he never met, triggering a passion to investigate his family lineage. As Tom's interest in genealogy grows, his life evolves in unexpected directions, as he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters in the U.K. and the U.S., as well as a growing sense of who he is and who his real family is
A mighty wind the album( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misery loves comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Kevin Pollak interviews over 60 of the most successful comics working today to learn about the rare personality of a comedian and their motivations to (willingly) get into one of the most deprecating professions
The big picture by Christopher Guest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the cost of making it in Hollywood
Nina Conti her master's voice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has seen ventriloquism like this before. Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden traveling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love
Attack of the 50 foot woman by Nathan Juran( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People don't take this wealthy, beautiful woman seriously until she meets a spaceship. No one believes her story of the encounter until she grows to 50 ft. overnight. Then, she sees men in her life from a new angle -- looking down on them
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Guest Amerikaans acteur

Christopher Guest anglo-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor, Regisseur, Komponist und Musiker

Christopher Guest attore, regista e musicista statunitense

Christopher Guest British and American screenwriter, comedian, musician, director, and actor

Guest, Christopher Jr

Haden-Guest 1948- Lord

Haden-Guest, Christopher 1948-

Haden-Guest Lord

Haden-Guest Lord 1948-

Haden-Guest of Saling#5th Baron#, Christopher 1948-

Lord Haden-Guest

Tufnel, Nigel

Tufnel, Nigel 1948-

Κρίστοφερ Γκεστ

Кристофер Гест

کریستوفر گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

クリストファー・ゲスト

克里斯多夫·葛斯特

克里斯多弗·盖斯特

Languages
English (336)

Spanish (21)

French (13)

German (5)

Danish (1)

Covers
A mighty windFor your considerationJohnny AppleseedThe big picture