WorldCat Identities

Frend, Charles 1909-1977

Overview
Works: 98 works in 266 publications in 2 languages and 1,659 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  War films  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Silent films  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Frend
Goodbye, Mr. Chips by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 650 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 )

37 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Commander Ericson and his crew find they are fighting not only the Germans, but the age-old enemy, the sea, in this World War II action drama
George Bernard Shaw on film : Major Barbara, Caesar and Cleopatra, Androcles and the Lion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely influential, Nobel Prize winning critic and playwright George Bernard Shaw was notoriously reluctant to allow his writing to be adapted for the cinema. Yet thanks to the persistence of Hungarian producer Gabriel Pascal, Shaw finally agreed to collaborate on a series of screen versions of his witty, socially minded plays
Scott of the Antarctic by Charles Frend( Visual )

47 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 117 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
A run for your money( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and held by 111 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
Secret agent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in English and held by 50 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
Sabotage ; Lodger by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and French 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
Ealing Studios comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exclusive collection brings together five of Ealing Studios' greatest comedies. Each classic film has been newly remastered from pristine vault materials, many available for the first time ever in America
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
British war collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic British war movies depicting the drama and courage of a nation and its citizens during World War II
Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Barbara Undershaft is a rich girl turned Salvation Army officer. She speaks out against the hypocrisy she believes exists in her organization
The Foreman went to France by Charles Frend( Visual )

8 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in English and held by 15 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
San Demetrio, London( Visual )

14 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 15 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
All at sea( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition
The sky-bike by Charles Frend( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The magnet( Visual )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A boy steals a powerful magnet from a younger boy and gets him into all sorts of trouble"--IMDb
Trouble in the sky( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British pilot faces a court of inquiry about the crash of a jet airliner
The sky-bike by Charles Frend( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom and Mr. Lovejoy discover they have competition in building a flying bicycle
Barnacle Bill( Visual )

3 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and held by 6 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
The British war DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Charles Frend britischer Cutter

Charles Frend britischer Filmeditor und Filmregisseur

Charles Frend Brits filmeditor en filmregisseur

Charles Frend Film director

Charles Frend regista e montatore britannico

Frend, C. 1909-1977

Frend, C. (Charles), 1909-1977

Чарльз Френд

چارلز فرند تدوینگر بریتانیایی

チャールズ・フレンド

Languages
English (156)

French (1)