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Callow, Simon 1949-

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Works: 563 works in 1,352 publications in 10 languages and 41,789 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Romance films  Children's films  Animated films  Musical films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Host, Teacher, Director, Author of introduction, Translator, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( visu )
32 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,512 libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shaffer's play, the film presents the life of Antonio Salieri, a mediocre 18th century Viennese composer obsessed with and jealous of the musical genius of the age, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Orson Welles by Simon Callow( Book )
38 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
Traces the life and career of the legendary director, discussing the making of "Citizen Kane," his contributions to such films as "The Magnificent Ambersons" and "The Lady from Shanghai," and his efforts in radio comedy, spectacular theater, and newspaper politics
A room with a view by E. M Forster( visu )
35 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
All she wanted was a room with a view on her first trip to Florence. Little did she realize that her wish would lead her into impropriety, confusion, and passion
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,658 libraries worldwide
When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
Four weddings and a funeral by Richard Curtis( visu )
40 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
A British man falls for an American woman, who he meets at the first of a long series of weddings
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
A disfigured musical genius haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
No man's land by Danis Tanovič( visu )
33 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
Guerra de Bosnia, 1993. Dos soldados de bandos distintos, un bosnio y un serbio, se encuentran atrapados entre las líneas enemigas, en tierra de nadie. Un sargento de los cascos azules de las Naciones Unidas se dispone a ayudarlos, contraviniendo las órdenes de sus superiores. Los medios de comunicación no tardan en convertir el asunto en un show mediático de carácter internacional. Mientras la tensión bélica crece y la prensa espera pacientemente nuevas noticias, los dos soldados intentarán por todos los medios salir con vida de tal situación
Charles Laughton, a difficult actor by Simon Callow( Book )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
The work describes a career spanning fifty films and forty stage roles. Laughton gave us three universally recognised creations: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Henry VIII and Captain Bligh
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Galileo Galilei's life, including his scientific achievements and his defense of his controversial theory that the earth revolves around the sun. Also includes how letters from his illegitimate daughter, Maria Celeste, a cloistered nun, have shed new light on Galileo's discoveries and his trial for heresy
Charles Dickens and the great theatre of the world by Simon Callow( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,033 libraries worldwide
A concise portrait of the forefront Victorian novelist by the acclaimed actor and award-winning author of My Life in Pieces draws on his own experiences of portraying his subject on stage and screen to illuminate Dickens' genius and lesser-known status as a celebrity in his own time. - Publishers description
Ace Ventura, when nature calls ( visu )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Pet detective Ace Ventura attempts to reconcile two warring tribes as he searches the wilds of Africa for a sacred white bat
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 847 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 libraries worldwide
Artist Walter Hartright arrives at Limmeridge House to instruct wealthy half-sisters Marian and Laura Fairlie. Their peaceful lives are marred by a strange woman dressed in white, who brings disturbing warnings to the family. When Laura announces her engagement to the dashing Sir Percival Glyde, it seems the darkness haunting them is lifting. But new dangers lurk closer than ever, and the only hope for averting disaster lies with the secret held by the woman in white
To the actor by Michael Chekhov( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
This handbook for professional and amateur actors and directors is designed to train the imagination and body to quickly and effectively call up emotion, develop characters, and strengthen awareness
Maurice by James Ivory( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 568 libraries worldwide
The story of a young man trying to come to terms with his homosexuality in early twentieth century England
The twits by Roald Dahl( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys
Arms and the man ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
One night, a frightened Swiss soldier of fortune climbs into the bedroom of a young Bulgarian girl and soon deflates her romantic notions about love and valor. The bonus play is set in 1796 at an inn where Napoleon rests at the start of his conquest of Italy
Christmas carol the movie by Jimmy T Murakami( visu )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Scrooge is a cynical old man whose greatest concern is money. On Christmas Eve, he is visited by the ghost of Jacob Marley, his former business partner, who arranges for Scrooge to be visited by three spirits. Begins with a sequence set in 1857, the site of a live reading by the renowned Dickens. As he begins his story a woman screams because she has seen a mouse and Dickens points out that his story begins with a mouse. Dickens explains that the mouse, named Gabriel, carries a glimmer of hope amidst the glaring co-existence of rich and poor in the streets of London
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
 
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Callow, Simon Phillip Hugh
Callow, Simon Phillip Hugh 1949-
Simon Callow acteur britannique
Simon Callow aktor brytyjski
Simon Callow attore, regista e sceneggiatore inglese
Simon Callow britischer Schauspieler
Simon Callow britisk skodespelar
Simon Callow britisk skuespiller
Simon Callow Brits acteur
Simon Callow brittisk skådespelare
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Саймън Калоу
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