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Collee, John

Overview
Works: 74 works in 319 publications in 17 languages and 10,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Naval history  Fiction  Animal films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Collee
Master and Commander : the Far Side of the World by Peter Weir( Visual )

83 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1805 and Europe has fallen to Napoleon. The Royal Navy is the only thing standing in his way to total victory. Off the coast of South America, a new conflict is brewing. Captain Jack 'Lucky Jack' Aubrey and his Man-of-War HMS Surprise is under orders to sink or capture the French privateer Acheron, which has been deployed to the region. After seven weeks of uneventful sailing, the Acheron strikes first, all but crippling the Surprise in an engagement in which Aubrey realizes his enemy's ship is nautically superior to his own. Along with his close friend and confidant, ship's surgeon Stephan Maturin, Aubrey is now faced with the choice of retreating to England and admitting defeat or remaining at the Acheron's mercy. Aubrey must now do the impossible if he is to survive, repair his ship, catch up to his enemy and defeat the Acheron
Happy Feet by George Miller( Visual )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Walking with dinosaurs by Barry Cook( Visual )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Meet dinosaurs more real than anyone has ever seen and take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages
Creation by Joseph Haydn( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives viewers a unique inside look at Charles Darwin, his family, and his love for his deeply religious wife, as he is torn between faith and science. Darwin struggles to finish his legendary book, On the Origin of Species, which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology
Tanna by Bentley Dean( Visual )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans l'une des dernières tribus traditionnelles du monde, une jeune fille rompt son mariage arrangé pour s'enfuir avec l'homme qu'elle aime. Les amoureux déclenchent ainsi une guerre qui menace leur clan. Tanna est l'histoire vraie qui bouleversa la vie des habitants d'une petite île du Pacifique et fit réviser la constitution d'un pays." (Source : jaquette)
A paper mask by John Collee( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een helper in een Brits ziekenhuis eigent zich de papieren van een verongelukte arts toe en solliciteert naar een betrekking als arts bij de ongevallenafdeling van een ziekenhuis in een andere stad
The water diviner by Russell Crowe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1919, an Australian farmer travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons. With insurmountable obstacles he must travel across the battle-scarred Turkish landscape to find the truth and his own peace
The rig by John Collee( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When oil rig worker Spence survives a plane crash off the coast of Madagascar, he slowly believes that the crash was no accident
Kingsley's touch by John Collee( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy feet. collection by Elijah Wood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy feet two: Mumble is back--and everybody's favorite tap-dancing penguin noe has a son names Erik! Mumble was born to dance, but little Erik just isn't feelin' the beat. Int his epic sequel to the Academy award winning Happy Feet, Erik must discover what his own "thing" is in a world of singing and dancing choices. When the entire nation of Emperor Penguins is threatened, trapped by an enormous iceberg, Antarctic creatures big and small must get to work together to rescue them ... Only then does Erik find his own groove
Walking with dinosaurs : the movie by Charlie Rowe( Visual )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and Norwegian and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a time when dinosaurs rule the Earth, a playful Pachyrhinosaurus named Patchi must find his courage to become the leader of the herd--- and a hero for the ages"--Container
Lang tu teng = Wolf totem( Visual )

7 editions published in 2015 in Chinese and French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Cultural Revolution a Chinese student who is sent down to the countryside for thought reform goes to Inner Mongolia to teach shepherds and instead learns about the wolf population, which is under threat by a government apparatchik.--wikipedia
Legend of the guardians : the owls of Ga'Hoole by Kathryn Lasky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fledgling barn owl Soren lives in the forest of Tyto with his father Noctus, mother Marella, older brother Kludd, younger sister Eglantine, and their snake nest maid Ms. P. Noctus enjoys telling Soren and Eglantine stories of the Guardians of Ga'Hoole, a mythical group of warrior owls, who once saved all owlkind from the evil "Pure Ones." One night Kludd pushes Soren and they both fall to the ground. They are kidnapped taken to the home to the Pure Ones, and put to work: Soren as a slave, and Kludd as a soldier. The Pure Ones' are laying a trap for their enemies, the Guardians of Ga'Hoole. The Pure Ones storm the Great Tree, and the Guardians lead the owls into battle against them, wherein which Soren and his friends emerge to play pivotal roles
Master and commander : sfida ai confini del mare by Peter Weir( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costa del Brasile, 1805: a migliaia di leghe lontano dall'Europa, infuria un'epica battaglia che può cambiare le sorti della guerra di Napoleone alla conquista dell'Inghilterra. La Surprise, vascello della Royal Navy guidato dal Capitano Jack "Lucky" Aubrey, e la Acheron, nave francese di stazza e potenza di fuoco estremamente superiori, si sfuggono e si inseguono, a viso aperto o col favore della nebbia, si scambiano di ruolo da preda a predatore. A bordo della Surprise, la patriottica devozione di Aubrey si scontra con l'etica scientifica del suo amico e medico di bordo Maturin, ma sapranno trovare una nell'altra la chiave per il successo dei propri scopi. (Mymovies)
Caminando con dinosaurios = Walking with dinosaurs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Meet dinosaurs more real than anyone has ever seen and take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages
Le dernier loup by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in Chinese and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Au cœur de la révolution culturelle chinoise, un jeune étudiant, originaire de Pékin, est envoyé à la campagne pour éduquer une tribu de bergers nomades. Sur place, fasciné par l'animal, il capture un louveteau pour l'apprivoiser, contre les ordres d'un officier du gouvernement qui souhaite éliminer tous les loups de la région" [Source : jaquette]
Les petits pieds du bonheur( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Penguins from Antarctica each express their true love with a special heartsong of their own that expresses their very being. However, the misfit Mumble cannot sing. Instead he has an extraordinary talent to tap dance with almost magical energy and expression. Nevertheless, the leadership of the colony fearfully blames the young penguin's unorthodox ways for the lean fishing that threatens them all. Defiant in the face of unjust rejection, Mumble and his true friends set out to find the true cause of the famine. Through the friends trials and perils, Mumble learns many things about his frozen world, not the least of which being that his toe tapping talent may be what he needs to save his people
Mahana by Witi Ihimaera( Visual )

2 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in German and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1960s on the east coast of New Zealand, two Maori sheep-shearing families - the Mahanas and the Poatas - are longstanding enemies and commercial rivals. 14-year-old Simeon Mahana, the youngest son, is in conflict with his traditionalist grandfather, Tamihana. As Simeon unravels the truth behind the longstanding family vendetta, he risks not just his own future prospects, but the cohesion of the entire tight-knit society
The legend of Tarzan by David Yates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans cette aventure rugissante basée sur l'œuvre légendaire d'Edgar Rice Burrough, Tarzan (Alexander Skarsgård) a quitté la jungle africaine pour vivre avec la femme qu'il aime, Jane (Margot Robbie) en tant que John Clayton III, Lord Greystoke. Il est à présent invité à retourner au Congo pour servir en tant qu'émissaire du Commerce, ignorant qu'il est en réalité un pion pris au piège dans le plan meurtrier, cupide et vengeur du Capitaine Léon Rom (Christoph Waltz, Oscar® du meilleur acteur). Mais les instigateurs de ce plan meurtrier n'ont aucune idée de qui les attend
Master and commander : Braveheart ; Kingdom of heaven( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master and commander. A Distinguished Young Captain Of The British Navy Leads His Able Crew - Including His Best Friend, The Ship'S Doctor - On A Mission To Take A Phantom French Vessel With A Fearsome Reputation For Sinking British Ships
 
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Alternative Names
Collee, John Gerald 1955-...

John Collee Brits scenarioschrijver

John Collee guionista británico

John Collee scénariste britannique

Джон Колли

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