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Crichton, Charles 1910-1999

Overview
Works: 346 works in 806 publications in 4 languages and 7,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Caper films  Fiction  Science fiction television programs 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Editor, Author, Performer, Conceptor, Photographer, fme, Author of screenplay, dir, Scenarist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Crichton
A fish called Wanda by Charles Crichton( Visual )

72 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,249 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 )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in English and held by 1,051 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 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 25 year war destroys civilization, a group of scientific supermen set out to build a new one in this science fiction film. Decades later, their progress is threatened by a reactionary who urges the masses to rise up in protest
The thief of Bagdad an Arabian fantasy by Michael Powell( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 524 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 252 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 146 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 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes from the television series Space 1999 originally produced from 1974-1977
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 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 85 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
Alec Guinness 5-film collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 77 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 ; The Lavender Hill mob: A bank clerk devises a plot to steal a fortune in gold from his own bank ; The man in the white suit: An eccentric chemist one day invents a fiber that never wrinkles, wears out or gets dirty ; The captain's paradise: The captain of an international ferryboat secretly enjoys one wife in Gibraltar and another in Tangier ; The ladykillers: A band of vicious bank robbers rent a room from an elderly widow
Space: 1999( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 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
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 )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the use of a murder mystery storyline, demonstrates the effect your own behavior can have on the behavior of others. Suggests ways for employees to choose a patient, understanding and professional behavior, both verbally and visually, when dealing with the public
Secret agent, aka Danger Man( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 61 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
Secret agent, aka Danger Man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of British secret agent John Drake, a moral man who rarely carries a gun
The Dreaded appraisal by Video Arts Limited( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focuses managers on how to make appraisals a powerful and effective method of keeping people happy and motivated"--Container
Avengers '67 the correct way to kill ; Never, never say die( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes from the 1967 season of the television series The Avengers
The third secret( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 50 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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Interdependence and uncertainty: a study of the building industry; digest of a report from the Tavistock Institute to the Building Industry Communication Research ProjectSecret agent, aka Danger ManSecret agent, aka Danger ManAvengers '67 the correct way to kill ; Never, never say die