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Thompson, Caroline 1956-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 563 publications in 8 languages and 15,561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Juvenile works  Christmas films  Comedy films  Musical films  Fiction  Children's films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Director, Originator, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Film editor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Caroline Thompson
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell( Visual )

57 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faithfully based on Anne Sewell's classic novel, this beloved horse story is told by its hero, the gallant Beauty, whose joyous and heartbreaking life takes him from idyllic days on a country squire's estate to London's hard, cobblestoned streets, through decades of owners both kindly and harsh
Edward Scissorhands by Tim Burton( Visual )

97 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventor's sudden death leaves his greatest creation unfinished with sharp shears of metal for hands
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

64 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan named Mary is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden which was abandoned after a tragic accident. With the help of her crippled cousin Colin, and Dickon the country boy, her spirit is gradually reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
City of Ember by Gil Kenan( Visual )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing -- and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride by T. L Burton( Visual )

40 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stop-motion animated film in the tradition of "The Nightmare Before Christmas". In a 19th-century European village a young man is dragged off to the underworld to marry a mysterious Corpse Bride, leaving his real bride Victoria back in the real world. Colourful as this new world appears to be, Victor only wants to return to his one true love
The Addams family by Barry Sonnenfeld( Visual )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When long-lost Uncle Fester reappears after twenty-five years in the Bermuda Triangle, the other members of the off-beat Addams clan plan a great celebration, only to begin to suspect that he may not be who he claims to be
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Visual )

83 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
The secret garden by Diane Molleson( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden. Illustrated with stills from the 1993 film version
Buddy by Caroline Thompson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rene Russo stars as eccentric socialite Gertrude "Trudy" Lintz, who adopts a baby gorilla into her already-bustling animal menagerie. Along with chimpanzees Maggie and Joe, Buddy gets into all kinds of hilarious monkey business and proceeds to drive everyone bananas. A delightful family adventure based on a remarkable true story featuring amazing effects courtesy of Jim Henson's Creature Shop"--Container
Homeward bound : the incredible journey Homeward bound II : lost in San Francisco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homeward Bound: A fun-loving bulldog, a wise old golden retriever, and a hilarious Himalayan cat travel through the rugged Sierras in a search for their missing human family
Snow White the fairest of them all( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De slechte stiefmoeder van prinses Sneeuwwitje wil de mooiste vrouw van het hele land zijn
The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of Halloweenland stumbles into Christmastown and longs to be part of the cheer, so he decides that his Halloween gang will deliver Christmas this year
The Addams Family by Stephanie Calmenson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Addams family is a normal American family ... if your idea of normal is living in a real haunted house with trapdoors and secret rooms. Gomez Addams likes to sword fight with guests. Morticia Addams snips the blossoms off roses and saves the stems. Pugsley Addams collects road signs that say BRIDGE OUT. Wednesday Addams likes to play with headless dolls. Now the long-lost Uncle Fester is back. But is he the real Fester Addams ... or just a clever imposter?
The Addams Family by Elizabeth Faucher( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eerie Addams family--Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester, Cousin It, Lurch, and the rest--return in a creepy family adventure
The Secret garden by M. J Carr( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden
A little princess The secret garden( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little princess: Sara Crewe, the pampered daughter of an Army officer, is left in a strict boarding school when her father goes off to war. When he is reported dead, her world is turned upside down and she is made a servant at the school, yet she refuses to let her spirit be broken
First born by Caroline Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Velvet by Clarence Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of Seabiscuit: An Irish horse trainer and his niece come to Kentucky after her brother's death in a riding accident. While the trainer takes a liking to a yearling named Seabiscuit and tries to convince the owner that the ungainly little horse can become a champion, his niece begins a romance with a jockey but is haunted by memories of her brother's accident
Black Beauty (1994) shooting script by Caroline Thompson( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Caroline Thompson Amerikaans scenarioschrijfster

Caroline Thompson réalisateur américain

Caroline Thompson regista statunitense

Caroline Thompson scenarzysta i reżyserka amerykańska

Caroline Thompson US-amerikanische Drehbuchautorin und Regisseurin

Thompson, Caroline W. 1956-

Thompson, Carolyn

Кэролин Томпсон

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