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Guest, Christopher

Overview
Works: 147 works in 466 publications in 4 languages and 23,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Legends  Western films  History  Motion pictures  Children's 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 Cary Elwes( Visual )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,565 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
This is Spin̈al Tap a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi ; Spinal Tap Productions ; Embassy Pictures ; directed by Rob Reiner ; written by Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Rob Reiner ; produced by Karen Murphy by Rob Reiner( Visual )

74 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,160 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 accidentally booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Best in show( Visual )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,708 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
Night at the Museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,616 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
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,536 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 Judi Dench( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feisty widow takes over a London theater during World War II, where she begins producing revues featuring live nude girls
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,107 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
Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 951 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
The long riders by Walter Hill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and German and held by 942 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
Night at the museum( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is larger than life, and twice as funny, in this monumental comedy sequel. Larry Daley is a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. Now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian, and the world
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 402 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 )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 329 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 )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 305 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 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The films of Rob Reiner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Rob Reiner talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The big picture by Christopher Guest( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 161 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 134 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 ft. woman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman suddenly grows to 50 feet tall
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Guest anglo-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor, Regisseur, Komponist und Musiker

Christopher Guest attore, regista e musicista statunitense

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-

کریستوفر گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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Languages
English (263)

French (10)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Covers
A mighty windFor your considerationJohnny AppleseedThe films of Rob ReinerThe big picture