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Plummer, Christopher

Overview
Works: 1,029 works in 2,982 publications in 8 languages and 95,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Church history  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Musical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Singer, Commentator, Artist, Recipient, Costume designer, Other, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Christopher Plummer
Publications by Christopher Plummer
Most widely held works by Christopher Plummer
The sound of music by Robert Wise( visu )
157 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 5,805 libraries worldwide
As Nazism takes over Austria, a governess and a widowed father fall in love and escape the country with his large family of musically-talented children
A beautiful mind by Ron Howard( visu )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,946 libraries worldwide
The true story of a troubled Princeton mathematician who is able to overcome years of suffering from schizophrenia to win the Nobel Prize
Up by Docter Pete( visu )
42 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,305 libraries worldwide
"Carl Fredricksen, a retired balloon salesman, is part rascal, part dreamer who is ready for his last chance at high-flying excitement. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, Carl sets off to the lost world of his childhood dreams. Unbeknownst to Carl, Russell, an over eager 8-year-old Wilderness Explorer who has never ventured beyond his backyard, is in the wrong place at the wrong time - Carl's front porch! The world's most unlikely duo reach new heights and meet fantastic friends like Dug, a dog with a special collar that allows him to speak, and Kevin, a rare 13-foot-tall flightless bird. Stuck together in the wilds of the jungle, Carl realises that sometimes life's biggest adventures aren't the ones you set out looking for"--Container
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan( visu )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,544 libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
The girl with the dragon tattoo by Niels Arden Oplev( visu )
33 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,295 libraries worldwide
Hoping to distance himself from the fallout of a libel conviction, journalist Mikael Blomkvist retreats to a remote island in Sweden's far north where the unsolved murder of a young girl still haunts her industrialist uncle forty years later. Ensconced in a cottage on the island where the killer may still roam, Blomkvist's investigation draws him into the secrets and lies of the rich and powerful, and throws him together with one unlikely ally: tattooed, punk hacker, Lisbeth Salander
The new world by Terrence Malick( visu )
30 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,164 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of the 17th century, three ships arrive in "The New World," to found the settlement of Jamestown, in what will become the colony of Virginia. The English see a pristine Eden, and the inhabitants of the great native civilization see invaders. Captain John Smith--sent on a reconnaissance mission to scope out "the Naturals'" fortifications--is quickly captured and sentenced to death by the chief. At the last moment the chief's favorite daughter, Pocahontas, throws herself upon Smith and begs her father to spare his life. The passionate and noble young native woman and the ambitious soldier of fortune find themselves torn between the undeniable requirements of civic duty and the inescapable demands of the heart. Love, loss, and discovery animate the story, an elegiac celebration of the America that was ... and the America that was yet to come
The lake house by Alejandro Agresti( visu )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,149 libraries worldwide
A lonely doctor who once occupied an unusual lakeside home begins exchanging love letters with its newest resident, a frustrated architect. When they discover that they're living two years apart, they try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,018 libraries worldwide
A Russian mouse lands in New York in the 1880s, only to be separated from his family. He must now learn to live on the streets and evade the mean cats
Inside man by Clive Owen( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,016 libraries worldwide
The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
The insider by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)( visu )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
When former executive Jeffrey Wigand is fired by his employer, one of the largest tobacco companies in America, Wigand agrees to become a paid consultant for a story by veteran 60 minutes producer Lowell Bergman, regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations and more
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
45 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,852 libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
Somewhere in time by Richard Matheson( visu )
24 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
A young writer sacrifices his life in the present to find happiness in the past, where true love awaits him
The last station by Jay Parini( visu )
20 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
In honor of his newly created religion, Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy renounces his title, property, and family in favor of poverty and celibacy. For the Countess Sofya, his wife of nearly fifty years, this is the last straw! After she discovers his plans to leave the rights to his iconic novels to the Russian people rather than his own family, she decides to use every trick of seduction in her considerable arsenal, to fight for what she believes is rightfully hers
Beginners by Mike Mills( visu )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus by Terry Gilliam( visu )
18 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 1,552 libraries worldwide
The immortal Dr. Parnassus and his daughter Valentina travel the countryside with his imaginarium show, a mirror that audience members enter and are given two different paths to follow. If they choose correctly they will find joy and happiness, but choose wrongly and things will be quite the opposite. The doctor must also discover the right course to follow. After making a deal with Mr. Nick years ago, he must choose the correct path if he is to save his beloved daughter from Satan
Star Trek VI the undiscovered country by Nicholas Meyer( visu )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
A Chernobyl-like disaster on a Klingon moon has the Klingon leader attempting to make peace with the Federation. Sent to escort the leader to the peace talks is Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew. The crew becomes stunned when unknown conspirators murder the Klingon and the blame is fixed on them. Captain Kirk and Dr. McCoy are accused of the crime. As they stand trial for murder, Mr. Spock and Vulcanian trainee Lt. Valeris try to locate the real culprits. It turns out that Kirk and McCoy are victims of a conspiracy to encourage further hostilities between the Federation and the Klingons
9 by Shane Acker( visu )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
When rag doll 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world where all humans are gone. It is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the newest member of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive and they will need to discover why the machines want to destroy them in the first place. The very future of civilization may depend on them
Rodgers and Hammerstein's the sound of music by Richard Rodgers( visu )
32 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,427 libraries worldwide
Based on a true story, Maria, a spirited young Austrian woman, leaves the convent to become governess to the seven children of widowed Captain von Trapp. Maria and the captain marry, and as Nazism envelops Austria, the musically-talented family leaves the country to perform around the world
Gone with the wind by Victor Fleming( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,301 libraries worldwide
Feature film: Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction. This sweeping Civil War-era drama romance won an impressive 10 Academy Awards, and its immortal characters Scarlett, Rhett, Ashley, Melanie, Mammy and Prissy populate an epic story of enduring appeal across generations
Jesus of Nazareth by Anthony Burgess( visu )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
A film depicting the life of Christ from birth through resurrection
 
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Plammers, Kristofers 1929-
Plummer, Arthur Christopher Orme
Plummer, Arthur Christopher Orme 1929-
Plummer, Christopher 1929-
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