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Callow, Simon 1949-

Works: 505 works in 1,162 publications in 10 languages and 38,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Love stories  Fiction  Television plays  Poetry 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Teacher , Director, Author of introduction, Translator, Singer, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Amadeus by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,474 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
The Phantom of the Opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,213 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
Orson Welles by Simon Callow ( Book )
22 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,990 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 James Ivory ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 1,962 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 )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,549 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. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production. DVD
Four weddings and a funeral by Mike Newell ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A British man falls for an American woman, who he meets at the first of a long series of weddings
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 1,256 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 )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1993. En pleine guerre, deux soldats bosniaques, Ciki et Cera, et un Serbe, Nino, se retrouvent isolés dans une tranchée entre les lignes de front ennemies. Cera est blessé et couché sur une mine bondissante qui peut exploser à tout instant. Ciki et Nino vont s'affronter avant de découvrir qu'ils sont originaires de la même ville. Les Casques bleus interviennent. Puis les médias vont transformer ce fait divers en show médiatique international
Galileo's battle for the heavens ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,163 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 )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 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
Ace Ventura, when nature calls ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,025 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 )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 906 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 twits by Roald Dahl ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 594 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
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who is the mysterious woman, dressed in white, whose appearance shattered the outward peace at Limmeridge house?
Maurice by James Ivory ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
E.M. Forrester's story of two Edwardian-era Cambridge students that fall in love, but must make difficult choices between abiding by British society's strict norms regarding homosexuality and following through on their feelings
Arms and the man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 520 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 )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 483 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
The ballad of the sad café by Simon Callow ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 466 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 threatened with the arrival of a dwarf who claims kinship and the reappearance of her rejected husband
The Aeneid by Virgil ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 462 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
Arn the Knight Templar ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arn Magnusson is born in 1150, in Western Sweden. He grows up to become an educated young man and a skilled warrior, and meets Cecilia, the love of his life. Then a cruel and jealous world forces them apart. Cecilia is imprisoned in a monastery. Arn is sent to the Holy Land as a Knight Templar, where war is raging between Christians and Muslims
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Alternative Names
Callow, Simon Phillip Hugh 1949-
English (327)
Bosnian (11)
French (5)
Croatian (5)
Swedish (4)
German (3)
Serbian (2)
Spanish (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Slavic (1)