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Callow, Simon 1949-

Works: 490 works in 1,377 publications in 10 languages and 42,456 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Comedy films  Musical films  Children's films  Animated films  Romance films  Historical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator, Performer, Teacher , Host, Director, Author of introduction, Translator, Singer, Restager , Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,931 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 )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,389 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
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,367 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
A Room with a View by E. M Forster( Visual )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,694 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 Mike Newell( Visual )

44 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British man falls for an American woman, after he meets her at the first of a long series of weddings
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,410 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 )

39 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ser 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 liffts, 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
Charles Laughton, a difficult actor by Simon Callow( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,149 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
Galileo's battle for the heavens( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Galileo Galilei risked his life to advance his revolutionary concepts of the universe ... brings Galileo to life, humanizing the great thinker's passion, intelligence, and arrogance while depicting his frustrations with fellow philosophers, scientists, and Roman Catholic leaders ..."--Container
Ace Ventura, pet detective by James G Robinson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africa's the place and Ace is on the case, setting out to rescue an animal he loathes ... a bat!
Charles Dickens and the great theatre of the world by Simon Callow( Book )

13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,026 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
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 697 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 : on the technique of acting 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 )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 572 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
Arms and the man by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 542 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
The twits by Roald Dahl( Recording )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 534 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
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four lavish productions are all-new adaptations of Christie classics
The Aeneid by Virgil( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new edition of Virgil's epic work is presented in modern language and endeavors to retain the original work's humanity, as well as its influential blend of poetry and verse
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow( Visual )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and French and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Amelia runs the town's only cafe and controls the locals through the careful distribution of her secretly brewed hooch. Her eccentric existence is threatned with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.13 for The Phanto ... to 0.94 for Being an a ...)

Orson Welles
Alternative Names
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

Саймон Кэллоу

Саймън Калоу

סיימון קאלו שחקן אנגלי

سايمون كالو

سیمون کالو بازیگر بریتانیایی

사이먼 캘로

캘로우, 사이먼 1949-



Orson WellesThe Phantom of the OperaFour Weddings and a FuneralJames and the giant peachNo man's landCharles Laughton, a difficult actorGalileo's battle for the heavensAce Ventura, pet detective