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Crichton, Charles 1910-1999

Overview
Works: 348 works in 796 publications in 4 languages and 7,329 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Caper films  Spy television programs  Television programs  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Editor, Performer, Conceptor, Photographer, Actor, fme, Scenarist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Charles Crichton
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
71 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sexy American diamonds lover Wanda and her boyfriend Otto are in England to plot alongside George and Ken the robbery of a diamond collection. Wanda and Otto want the stolen diamonds for themselves, and inform the police about George, not knowing that he has already moved the diamonds to another secret place. Wanda thinks the best way to find out is by getting close to George's lawyer, Archie Leach."--Www. imdb. com
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alec Guinness plays a timid bank clerk with a perfect scheme to steal a million pounds in gold from the Bank of England. What can possibly go wrong? Everything, in this hysterically funny, madcap masterpiece
H.G. Wells' Things to come by H. G Wells ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Skipping through time, Things to come bears witness to world war, disease, dictatorship and finally utopia. Conceived, written and overseen by Wells himself as an adaptation of his own work."
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LaserDisc special edition with chapter headings remastered from a restoration by the National Film Archive
Dead of night ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead of night: A group of strangers is mysteriously gathered at a country estate where each reveals a chilling tale of the supernatural. These include premonitions from beyond the grave, an antique mirror, a supernatural game of golf, and a ventriloquist's dummy. But even after these frightening stories are told, one final nightmare awaits them all
A Fish called Wanda : the screenplay by John Cleese ( Book )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 booklet and 3 photographs
Man in a suitcase by Richard Bradford ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Formerly a U.S. intelligence agent, McGill was based in London. He was thrown out of the agency for something he did not do, and now finds his 'false' reputation has preceded him everywhere he goes. While trying to clear his name, he takes odd and intriguing 'private eye' jobs all over Europe, to make ends meet
Space: 1999 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six episodes from the television series Space 1999 originally produced from 1974-1977
Avengers '67 the bird who knew too much ; The winged avenger ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two episodes from the television espionage series featuring the British sleuths John Steed and Emma Peele. In the first, Emma and Steed find themselves with with Russian partners. In the second, walking corpses and computer controlled men provide the clues to catch a manic savant intent on eternal life
Interdependence and uncertainty: a study of the building industry; digest of a report from the Tavistock Institute to the Building Industry Communication Research Project by Tavistock Institute of Human Relations ( Book )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British government, having nationalized the railways in 1947, announces that the Titfield-Mallingford Railway is being replaced by an "alternative passenger omnibus service". Titfield locals rally to save and operate the line independently, thanks to a loophole in the 1947 Transport Act. A rival company conspires to prevent the comeback
Space: 1999 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Ring around the moon, Dr. Russell is abducted by aliens from the planet Triton and returned to Moonbase Alpha under their control. In Earthbound, an alien spacecraft enroute to Earth comes upon the traveling moon in need of aid, and the chance for one Alphan to return home. In Another time, another place, after the moon passes through an inter-dimensional time warp, the Alphans experience an alternative destiny where not all have survived
Alec Guinness 5-film collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kind hearts and coronets: Following his mother's death, an Edwardian gentleman plots to avenge her by seizing the dukedom of the aristocratic d'Ascoyne family
Secret agent, aka Danger Man ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
The avengers '65 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death at bargain prices: Emma goes undercover in a department store in order to determine the fate of a colleague. Castle de'ath: Emma and Steed fight against ruthless entrepreneurs at a medieval chamber of horrors. The master minds: the Avengers outwit the master minds when they go undercover at a school for intellectuals
If looks could kill the power of behavior ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
People who deal professionally with the public - in government departments, airports, railway stations, offices, shops - often don't realise what effects their own behaviour can have on the behaviour of their customers. In this 'whodunnit' Detective Inspector Nugget investigates the mysterious death of Mr Hapless, who receives such poor service that he finally jumps, quite demented, into the lake
Secret agent, aka Danger Man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
The avengers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The danger makers: When high-ranking ex-servicemen seek to feed their addictions to mortal danger, Emma's courage is put to an electrifying test. A touch of brimstone: When the Hellfire Club mix murder with mischief, Steed and Emma demonstrate a few tricks of their own. What the butler saw: While searching for stolen defense plans, Steed becomes a gentleman's gentleman and Emma a most-desired maid
The Dreaded appraisal by Video Arts Limited ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses managers on how to make appraisals a powerful and effective method of keeping people happy and motivated
The third secret ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the stunned disbelief of his colleagues and patients, a London psychologist appears to have taken his own life. However, his daughter refuses to believe it, and instead is convinced it was murder. She recruits one of his former patients for help
 
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Charles Ainslie Crichton
Charles Crichton
Chrichton, Charles 1910-1999
Crichton, Charles Ainslie 1910-1999
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