WorldCat Identities

Jeffries, Lionel

Works: 196 works in 591 publications in 7 languages and 10,754 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Musical films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Children's films  Biographical films  Children's audiobooks  War films  Religious films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Author, Author of screenplay, Other, Editor, Narrator, Scenarist, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Lionel Jeffries
Most widely held works by Lionel Jeffries
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ken Hughes( Visual )

114 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eccentric inventor Caractacus Potts creates an extraordinary car called Chitty chitty bang bang. It not only drives--but also flies and floats--as it leads him, his two children and his beautiful lady friend, Truly Scrumptious into a magical world of pirates, castles and adventure. There, the group encounter a host of unforgettable characters, including Baron Bomburst of Vulgaria, his persnickety wife, a lovable village toymaker and an evil child catcher
Camelot by Warner Home Video( Visual )

32 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
Lust for life by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirk Douglas gives a fierce portrayal as the artist torn between the joyous inspiration of his genius and the dark desperation of his tormented mind
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Richard M Sherman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2011 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crackpot inventor Caractacus Potts lives in the English countryside with his two children and their dotty grandfather. Potts's various inventions, including Toot Sweets, a candy/whistle, backfire, but then Potts restores a junked race car, affectionately named "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang". Chitty flies, floats, and generally thwarts efforts by Baron Bomburst to capture her
H.G. Wells' First men in the moon( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a team of United Nations astronauts prepares for a moon mission, they are confused by a man who claims he, his fiancée and a scientist journeyed to the moon 65 years ago and were attacked by grotesque, human-like forms that live in immense crystal caverns
The Agatha Christie Miss Marple movie collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple navigates treacherous waters to catch a maritime killer! One of Britannia's ships is manned by a crew of delinquents trying to build new lives. But it's their old lives that figure in this cunning mystery : someone aboard ship wants to hone the ruffians' natural bent for crime by turning them into expert thieves. And that someone will kill to keep the plot secret.--Container
Abel's island by William Steig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2019 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel the mouse is a castaway on an uninhabited island. He finds his resourcefulness and endurance tested to the limit as he struggles to survive and return to his home
The films of Michael Sporn : Abel's island & the story of the dancing frog( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First film relates the story of Abel, an elegant and romantic mouse who gets swept away in a flood and stranded for over a year on a deserted island. In the second film, The story of the dancing frog, a mother tells her young daughter a curious story from their family history
Camelot( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical interpretation of the legend of King Arthur
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Recording )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down in the valley are three farms, each owned by a mean and nasty farmer. Mr Boggis keeps chickens, Mr Bunce keeps ducks and geese, and Mr Bean keeps thousands of turkeys in an orchard full of apple trees.Imagine the temptation for Mr Fox, who goes out every evening to find food for Mrs Fox and and their family of four Small Foxes. However hard the farmers try, they just can't seem to stop Mr Fox stealing their livestock!When Boggis, Bunce and Bean find the Foxes' hole, they are determined to dig them out with shovels and tractors. Surrounded by machinery, the family begins to starve until Mr Fox hatches his grand plan to defeat the farmers once and for all. To help carry it out he enlists the help of his friend Mr Badger
Water babies by Charles Kingsley( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom, an orphan who cleans chimneys, stumbles into an underwater world and is fascinated by talking fish and amazing animated creatures, but he longs to return to his home
The Railway children by E Nesbit( Visual )

36 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother and her three children live the perfect upper-class life until the father is mysteriously arrested. Suddenly impoverished, the children and their mother are forced to move to a cottage far away in the country on the edge of a railroad
Murder ahoy by George Pollock( Visual )

11 editions published between 1964 and 2018 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy/mystery, Miss Marple discovers that someone aboard the HMS Battledore, a training ship designed to give young hoodlums a chance, is training these delinquents to be good thieves-- and that someone will kill to keep the fact quiet
Two way stretch by Robert Day( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a hilarious spoof of prison life in which Peter Sellers and his cellmates escape from jail for just one night in order to commit an outrageously funny robbery
The Colditz story by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2018 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep inside the Reich, prisoners of every nationality make it a point of honour to attempt to escape from the ultimate in escape-proof prisons. This is the true story of men who dared defy the might of Hitler's fortress, Colditz Castle
Winnie The Pooh : [an original Walt Disney records soundtrack] by A. A Milne( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come with us to an enchanted place, a forest where Winnie-the-Pooh lived with Piglet, Rabbit, Owl, Eeyore, Kanga, and Little Roo. The stories are about Christopher Robin and these good companions having wonderful times getting in and out of trouble
Chitty chitty bang bang by Ian Fleming( Recording )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a car which makes everyone's highway frustrations disappear as it soars into the air, putt-putts on the sea and involves Cmdr. Potts and family in foreign intrigue
The wrong arm of the law( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pearly Gates is the kingpin of London's most efficient gang of thieves, organizing spectacular robberies from behind the front of a dress salon. But when things start to go wrong, Pearly realizes that there's a traitor in his group ... but who?
Inspector Morse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for the truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Sins of the father) The family run Radford Brewery is the subject of a takeover bid by a huge multinational when the managing director is unexpectedly found dead. (Driven to distraction) Morse is convinced that a womanizing local car dealer holds the key to the murders of two young women, but he has no proof. (Masonic mysteries) Morse is the prime suspect when his lady friend is murdered during a dress rehearsal of The Magic Flute. Even loyal Sergeant Lewis must admit that all the clues point ot Morse as the killer
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Camelot Camelot
The nun's storyCamelotFantastic Mr. FoxWater babies
Alternative Names
Jefferies, Lionel 1926-2010

Jeffries, Lionel, 1926-

Jeffries, Lionel Charles 1926-2010


Lionel Jeffries acteur, scénariste et réalisateur

Lionel Jeffries angielski aktor, scenarzysta i reżyser filmowy

Lionel Jeffries attore, regista e sceneggiatore inglese

Lionel Jeffries britischer Schauspieler, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Lionel Jeffries Brits filmacteur

Lionel Jeffries Brittiläinen näyttelijä

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لایونل جفریس

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