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Guest, Christopher

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Most widely held works about Christopher Guest
Most widely held works by Christopher Guest
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

79 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Night at the museum by Ben Stiller( Visual )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Daley is a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. Now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian, and the world
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

100 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time, Spinal Tap had a big hit song. Now, nearly two decades later, Spinal Tap still clings to some glint of their lost glory as they embark on an accident-plagued tour across America. In Cleveland, the group gets lost underneath the stage. In Washington, they're accidently booked at an Air Force formal dance. And in a Chicago record store, no one shows up to get their autographs
Best in Show by Christopher Guest( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An hilarious look at dog show participants (and the pooches who love them)
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, business booms at Mushnik's Flower Shop when an exotic potted plant called Audrey II arrives. People are rushing in to see it--and disappearing
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three fictional folk groups from the 1960s reunite for a memorial concert after the death of their former manager
Mrs. Henderson presents by Stephen Frears( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently widowed and well-to-do Laura Henderson needs a diversion to see her through war torn London. On a whim she buys the derelict Windmill theatre in the West End and persuades impresario Vivian Van Damm to run it. The two don't seem to get along at all. Although their idea of a non-stop revue is at first a success, other theatres begin to copy the idea and disaster looms. Laura suggests they put nudes in the show, but Van Damm points out that the Lord Chamberlain, who licenses live shows in Britain, is likely to have something to say about this. Luckily for Laura, she is friends with him
Waiting for Guffman by Christopher Guest( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blaine, Missouri, may be small, but Corky St. Clair always dreams big. Determined to get back to the lights of Broadway, he's created Red, White and Blaine, a musical celebration of the burg's 150th anniversary
For your consideration( Visual )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No-name actors are making a low-budget period drama called "Home for Purim," when an anonymous post on the Internet suggests that one performance is Oscar-worthy. Then, two more cast members get Oscar-related press: buzz in "Variety" and appearances on TV prompt the studio executives to insist on changes in the script in anticipation of a blockbuster. Jump ahead a few months to the days before Oscar nominees are announced: just the possibility of a nomination has changed the actors' lives
The long riders by Walter Hill( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four theatrical families of the 1980's recreate the most wanted criminal families of the 1860's. This portrayal of the Jesse James gang is a rapidfire succession of thrilling moments -- the bandits' lightning attacks on banks, trains and stagecoaches ; their hairbreadth escapes from the law ; Jesse's jubilant wedding celebration ; and the tragic Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Johnny Appleseed by Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds
As you wish : inconceivable tales from the making of the Princess Bride by Cary Elwes( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner
Almost heroes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A road comedy about two guys whose mission is to overtake the famed expeditioners Lewis and Clark and be the more fiery trailblazers of the Western North America frontier
Family tree( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, an Englishman who has few roots, little family, and an unsure sense of his purpose in life. Tom inherits a mysterious box of belongings from a great-aunt he never met, triggering a passion to investigate his family lineage. As Tom's interest in genealogy grows, his life evolves in unexpected directions, as he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters in the U.K. and the U.S., as well as a growing sense of who he is and who his real family is
Misery loves comedy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Kevin Pollak interviews over 60 of the most successful comics working today to learn about the rare personality of a comedian and their motivations to (willingly) get into one of the most deprecating professions
A mighty wind : the album( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big picture by Christopher Guest( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A behind-the-scenes look at the cost of making it in Hollywood
The films of Rob Reiner by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Rob Reiner talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
Nina Conti : her master's voice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has seen ventriloquism like this before. Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Nina Conti, takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and erstwhile lover Ken Campbell on a pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists. She gets to know her latex and wooden traveling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love
Attack of the 50 ft. woman by Nathan Juran( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman suddenly grows to 50 feet tall
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Alternative Names
Christopher Guest americký politik

Christopher Guest Amerikaans acteur

Christopher Guest anglo-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Autor, Regisseur, Komponist und Musiker

Christopher Guest attore, regista e musicista statunitense

Christopher Guest British and American screenwriter, comedian, musician, director, and actor

Christopher Guest pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Guest, Christopher Jr

Haden-Guest 1948- Lord

Haden-Guest, Christopher 1948-

Haden-Guest, Christopher, Baron

Haden-Guest Lord

Haden-Guest Lord 1948-

Haden-Guest of Saling#5th Baron#, Christopher 1948-

Lord Haden-Guest

Tufnel, Nigel

Tufnel, Nigel 1948-

Κρίστοφερ Γκεστ

Кристофер Гест

כריסטופר גסט שחקן אמריקאי

كريستوفر غيست سياسي أمريكي

کریستوفر قست

کریستوفر گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی





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French (10)

Spanish (10)

German (5)

A mighty windFor your considerationJohnny AppleseedThe big pictureThe films of Rob Reiner