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Challis, Christopher

Overview
Works: 96 works in 186 publications in 7 languages and 4,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Military history  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  War films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Actor, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Christopher Challis
 
Most widely held works by Christopher Challis
The little prince by Richard Kiley ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French pilot crashes his airplane in the middle of the Sahara Desert and comes upon a young prince from another planet. The little prince tells the pilot that he is inspecting the universe and stays in the desert long enough to convey to the pilot his impression of the earth and stories of other planets he has visited
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Richard M Sherman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 451 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
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Bismarck was the fabled German battleship of World War II. Traces the "life" of the Bismarck from its launching (courtesy of newsreel footage) through its many battles and narrow escapes, concluding with its far-from-inevitable sinking in the Spring of 1941. The story concentrates on the human element, specifically a British intelligence captain, who has lost his family in the London blitz and thus has a personal reason for seeing the Bismarck blasted from the sea. The captain's tireless efforts are abetted by the love and support of a female naval officer
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A un típico pueblo de la campiña inglesa llega un grupo de expatriados de Hollywood para rodar la historia de María, Reina de Escocia. Con ellos aparecen los conflictos y también un cadáver. La famosa investigadora Miss Marple resolverá el caso
The private life of Sherlock Holmes by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and French and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sherlock Holmes travels to Scotland to help a woman search for her missing husband
Top secret! by Jim Abrahams ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this spoof of war epics and Elvis films, an American rock star teams up with the daughter of a scientist to find the scientist before he creates the ultimate weapon
Those magnificent men in their flying machines by Ken Annakin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in French and English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
Evil under the sun by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An opulent beach resort is the setting as Hercules Poirot attempts to unravel the murder of an actress everyone has reason to hate
Mary, Queen of Scots by Charles Jarrott ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in German and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Stuart was named Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old. Mary would be the last Roman Catholic ruler of Scotland. She is imprisoned at the age of 23 by her cousin Elizabeth, the Queen of England and her arch adversary. Nineteen years later the life of Mary would end with her beheading. With her execution the last threat to Elizabeth's throne is finally removed. The two Queens with their contrasting personalities make a dramatic counterpoint to history
Those magnificent men in their flying machines, or, How I flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
Damn the defiant! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Captain Crawford of the British warship H.M.S. Defiant is injured in battle, the crew mutinies against the first mate, now in charge. Crawford tries to persuade the men to join the battle against the French navy
The battle of the River Plate by Michael Powell ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Two weeks after the start of WWII, a powerful German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee, sails the South Atlantic, destroying Allied merchant ships at will. Captained by one of Germany's most brilliant naval officers, the Graf Spee, with her superior speed and artillery, appears and disappears, sinking ship after ship. When the Allies are finally able to pinpoint its location a trap is set, pitting British Intelligence against a wily and powerful military opponent"--Container
The grass is greener by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" When a struggling British earl (Cary Grant) opens his manor to the public, what he wants is some badly needed money... what he gets is a handsome American millionaire (Robert Mitchum) who sweeps the earl's gorgeous wife (Deborah Kerr) off her feet. Encouraged by his wife's chatterbox best friend (Jean Simmons), the jealous earl invites his wife's lover up for the weekend to engage in some fishing and a duel."--Container
The elusive Pimpernel by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sir Percy Blakeney masquerades as an "indolent dandy of London" and leads a double life as Pimpernel. He secretly comes to the aid of innocent French aristocrats during of the Reign of Terror
Two for the road Voyage à deux by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two for the road by Stanley Donen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On their third identical voyage from London to the Riviera, a couple explore their 12-year marriage in a series of wry and illuminating flashbacks. They reminisce about the glorious beginning of their love affair, the early years of marriage and the events that led to their subsequent infidelities. As they try to understand their relationship, they realize they must accept how they have changed if they are to rekindle their original love
Gone to earth by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hazel Wood is a Gypsy girl who loves animals, particularly her pet fox. She is desired by Jack Reddin, a fox-hunting squire, who pursues her even after her marriage to the local pastor
Dos en la carretera ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Durante un viaje de Londres a la Riviera francesa, una pareja revive los románticos comienzos de su relación, los primeros años de su matrimonio, sus respectivas infidelidades... Con el tiempo, ambos han cambiado y habrán de plantearse la verdad de su relación
The tales of Hoffmann by Michael Powell ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :En attendant Stella dans une auberge, un poète dénommé Hoffmann raconte à ses amis ses amours passées : Olympia, la poupée animée du Dr Coppelius, Giulette, courtisane de Venise et Antonia qui mourut d'avoir trop chanté. Ces histoires sont de véritables contes féériques qui ont brisé tour à tour le coeur d'Hofffmann et l'ont inspiré artisitiquement. Alors que Hoffmann est nostalgique et ivre, Stella arrive enfin
Fire over Africa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joanna, a beautiful American secret agent for the international police of Tangier, works her way into a smuggling ring. Fellow-American, Van Logan helps her obtain a cabaret job with Frisco and when the smugglers kidnap Joanna, Van attempts to rescue her
 
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Alternative Names
Challis, Chris 1919-
Challis, Chris 1919-2012
Challis, Christopher
Challis, Christopher G. 1919-
Challis, Christopher G. 1919-2012
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