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Callow, Simon 1949-

Overview
Works: 543 works in 1,295 publications in 10 languages and 41,307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Love stories  Comedy films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Teacher , Host, Director, Author of introduction, Translator, Singer, Speaker, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,487 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,949 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900's. "[The film] tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

40 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,547 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the brooding, reclusive Phantom of the Opera and his obsessive love for the beautiful Christine, a soprano at the Opéra de Paris
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,346 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the height of the Bosnian War in 1993, a group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing on Serb territory under the cover of a foggy night. At daybreak, the fog lifts, and the Serbs open fire. Soon there is only one Bosnian survivor because he was able to dive into a trench in no man's land. He then watches as two Serbian soldiers use the body of a fallen Bosnian to bait a land mine. He fires on them, killing one, and taking the second hostage. Now both are alone and equally armed, so they are forced to share a wary trust as they try to attract help from either side
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,146 WorldCat member 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 Laughton, a difficult actor by Simon Callow( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 WorldCat member 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
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 1,031 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa's the place and Ace is on the case, setting out to rescue an animal he loathes--a bat!
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sane woman is locked up in an asylum by a fraudulent English aristocrat who is afraid she may expose his 'secret.' Escaping while wearing a white gown, she runs into a youthful hero who becomes haunted by his brief meeting with this 'woman in white.'
To the actor by Michael Chekhov( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge graduates that fall in love, but must abide by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality
The twits by Roald Dahl( Recording )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 501 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member 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-

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Orson WellesFour weddings and a funeralJames and the giant peachNo man's landGalileo's battle for the heavensCharles Laughton, a difficult actorAce Ventura, when nature callsAndrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera