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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 )

70 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,898 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 )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Museum of Natural History is closed for upgrades and renovations, some of the 'animated' museum pieces are moved to the famous archives at the Smithsonian Institute. Larry Daley gets into the action when Jedediah calls him to say that Dexter stole The Tablet and the evil Pharaoh Kahmunrah is attacking them. Larry sneaks into the Archives and meets Amelia Earhart who is thrilled at the prospect of adventure and helps him out. Later, Larry is rehired at the museum as the night guard, and meets a young woman who looks just like Amelia
This is Spin̈al Tap : a rockumentary by Martin Di Bergi by Rob Reiner( Visual )

108 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,222 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
Best in Show by Christopher Guest( Visual )

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

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

23 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, Mushnik's Flower Shop houses an exotic potted plant called Audrey II. People are rushing in to see it but if they knew the truth, they would rush right out
A mighty wind by Christopher Guest( Visual )

32 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,533 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 1,359 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 1,286 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 )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,091 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 )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the Jesse James/Cole Younger gang including its lightning attacks on banks, trains, and stagecoaches, its escapes from the law, Jesse's jubiliant wedding celebration, and the Great Northfield, Minnesota raid
Johnny Appleseed by Troll Associates( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 853 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 )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 492 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 305 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 271 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 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big picture by Christopher Guest( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and French and held by 172 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 168 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 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 travelling partners along the way, and with them deconstructs herself and her lost love in this ventriloquial docu-mocumentary requiem. Ken Campbell was a hugely respected maverick of the British Theatre, an eccentric genius who would snort out forgotten art forms. Nina was his prodigy in ventriloquism and has been said to have reinvented the artform. This film is truly unique in genre and style. No one has seen ventriloquism like this before
Attack of the 50 ft. woman by Nathan Juran( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People don't take this wealthy, beautiful woman seriously until she meets a spaceship. No one believes her story of the encounter until she grows to 50 ft. overnight. Then, she sees men in her life from a new angle -- looking down on them
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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 گست سیاست‌مدار، کمدین، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی





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French (11)

German (5)

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