WorldCat Identities

Frend, Charles 1909-1977

Overview
Works: 78 works in 213 publications in 1 language and 1,346 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Juvenile works  History  Spy films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Author of screenplay, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Charles Frend, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Charles Frend
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shy British school master named Mr. Chipping devotes his life to teaching "his boys" after the death of his lovely, energetic American wife Katherine. Told via flashbacks, the film features an aged Mr. Chipping looking back nostalgically at his long career, taking note of the people who've touched his life over the years
The cruel sea by Charles Frend ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Comdr. Ericson is made captain of the corvette Compass Rose, a small escort vessel used to guide and protect convoys travelling through the Atlantic. Ericson had his confidence severley shaken during his last command, in which he lost his ship and most of its men ... Ericson is once again thrown into a life-and-death dilemma ..." [box cover note]
A run for your money ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Welsh mining brothers win tickets to a rugby match in London pitting England against Wales. Overzealous on their first trip to London, the brothers become separated from their group and then each other, and a newpaper gardening correspondent is given the task of locating the brothers for a human interest story
Scott of the Antarctic by Charles Frend ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on actual events, Commander Scott leads an ill-fated expedition to reach the South Pole before a rival Norwegian team gets there
Sabotage by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The manager of a small British cinema is suspected of disrupting the supply of electricity to the city ... and more seriously, setting a time bomb
Sabotage Secret agent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotage: A saboteur lives a double life with his wife and brother in law, who know nothing of his secret profession. Secret agent: A British soldier and novelist returns home during World War I to find that a government agency has faked a report of his death
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An espionage thriller set in Geneva, seasoned with romance. Two British Intelligence Service agents pose as husband and wife in an attempt to eliminate an agent for the Central Powers
British war collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II
The sky-bike by Charles Frend ( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1971 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Mr. Lovejoy discover they have competition in building a flying bicycle
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Against the wishes of her wealthy industrialist father, a young woman joins the Salvation Army to save the poor
The Foreman went to France ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An English factory foreman journeys to newly-occupied France at the onset of World War II charged with recovering three machine parts vital to the Allied war effort
Trouble in the sky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British pilot faces a court of inquiry about the crash of a jet airliner
San Demetrio, London by Charles Frend ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on an actual World War II event, the officers and men of the British oil tanker San Demetrio set sail for Texas to load their cargo and return home with the precious oil needed for the war effort. When the San Demetrio encounters a German battleship, a deadly struggle to bring the burning vessel home ensues
The magnet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Problems caused by a toy magnet in the life of a small boy
The long arm by Charles Frend ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1955 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A series of robberies is solved by a Scotland Yard superintendent
The conquest of the air John Monk Saunders' story of man's greatest achievement ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first in what was to be a trilogy on the development of land, sea and air transport, this history of man's discovery of flight pieces together important points in history to create a documentary drama. Using original footage as well as reconstructions featuring a host of famous actors, including Laurence Olivier as one of the important figures of flight. From Leonardo Da Vinci and the Wright Brothers to Von Zeppelin and Amelia Earhart, there is much on 1930s commercial flying as well as experimental planes and helicopters. The documentary provides an interesting and highly cinematic account of the evolution of aviation
The British war DVD collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sabotage Young and innocent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Sabotage, a movie theatre cashier suspects her mild-mannered husband is a traitor who is terrorizing London. In Young and innocent, when a young screenwriter is accused of murder, the police chief's daughter helps him escape to search for the real killer. With no alibi and few clues, the young couple take the high road to danger and romance
The definitive Ealing Studios collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ealing Studios output from the 1940s and 1950s helped define what was arguably the golden age for British cinema. It fostered great directors such as Alexander Mackendrick and Robert Hamer, while giving stars such as Alec Guiness and Peter Sellers the chance to shine. Collected together for the first time, these films are testament to the studios considerable influence on film-making both in the UK and beyond
Barnacle Bill ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain William Horatio Ambrose has tried hard to preserve his family's tradition of producing distinguished naval officers but unfortunately suffers from chronic seasickness. By way of compensation he decides to buy an amusement pier off the coast of Sandcastle-On-Sea, the success of which niggles the local council and its stuffy mayor who plans to have it closed down. But the captain is not a man to be trifled with and has a cunning plan up his decorated sleeves, and it just might work
 
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Alternative Names
Frend, C. 1909-1977
Frend, C. (Charles), 1909-1977
Languages
English (137)