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Newton, Christopher

Overview
Works: 257 works in 480 publications in 1 language and 830 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Cultural television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  History  Televised ballets  Dance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Dancer, Author, Interviewee, Choreographer, Restager , sgd
Classifications: PR5363, FIC
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Most widely held works about Christopher Newton
 
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The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This ballet is the magical tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, condemned to sleep for one hundred years under a spell from the wicked Fairy Carabosse. She is awakened by a kiss from Prince Florimund, and there follows a joyous wedding celebration
Sylvia by Léo Delibes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of Frederick Ashton's Sylvia has restored the splendour of its elegant and opulent three-act form for the 75th anniversary celebrations of The Royal Ballet. Taken from Greek mythology, it tells the story of Sylvia, loved by Aminta, abducted by Orion and eventually rescued by Eros
Romeo & Juliet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Ballet presents Kenneth MacMillan's ballet of Shakespeare's play
Sherlock Holmes; a play, wherein is set forth the strange case of Miss Alice Faulkner by William Gillette( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play. National Theatre, direction W.H. Rapley, business management, W.H. Fowler, Washington, D.C. Charles Frohman presents William Gillette in his four-act drama "Sherlock Holmes," being a hitherto unpublished episode in the career of the great detective and showing his connection with the strange case of Miss Faulkner. Play produced by William Postance
The sleeping beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the magical tale of the beautiful Princess Aurora, condemned to sleep for one hundred years under a spell of a wicked fairy
Cavalcade : a play by Noel Coward( )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It [the play] chronicles the life of two British families, from the eve of the 20th century to 1933. One family is upstairs, the other downstairs, but it's less a view of the class struggle than a remembrance of things past. People honeymoon on the Titanic, they fight in the war to end all wars, and they seem to entirely avoid the 1920s" --On container of film version
Arms and the man by Bernard Shaw( Recording )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arms and the man starts with gunfire on a dark street in a small provincial town. The romantic and wilful Raina is about to begin her true-life adventure by sheltering the handsome fugitive Bluntschli, enemy of her equally handsome fiancé Sergius. The men may all be heroes - or fools, since this is Shaw's comic view of Balkan chivalry, but the women are definitely more than their match
The firebird ; & Les noces by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La noces: presents the ritual of a Russian folk wedding in dance form
Klondike : stories of the gold rush by Klondike (Radio program)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations of stories from Pierre Berton's book Klondike
Misalliance by Bernard Shaw( )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Airlines, Friends of the Kennedy Center, Smithsonian Institution present the American Educational Theatre Association, American National Theatre and Academy production of the American College Theatre Festival. The University of Arizona, The Department of Drama presents "Misalliance," by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Robert C. Burroughs, set and costume desgn by Robert C. Burroughs, wardrobe and hairstyling Carol Brickler, stage manager William Damron, lighting design by John E. Lafferty, lighting technician Sylvia Ruiz, property manager Yolanda Cagigas
Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comedy is based around the battle of wills between a hard-headed cobbler, called Hobson and his daughter Maggie. Maggie defies Hobson by marrying his most talented worker - the timid and downtrodden Will. She helps Will to develop his potential and together they turn the tables on Hobson
Trelawny of the "Wells" : a comedietta ... by Arthur Wing Pinero( )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famous actress Rose Trelawney is willing to give up anything for her sweetheart, Arthur - even her successful theatre career. Out of the spotlight, however, Rose discovers that the real world is not to her taste. Desperate to escape the tedium of her life, she abandons her husband and returns to the stage, only to discover that her stint in reality has left her unable to perform in popular melodramas. Pinero's comedy premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in 1898; it shows the transition from the melodrama popular in the mid-nineteenth century to the more realistic drawing room comedies of a later period
Easy Virtue by C. M Woolf( )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronic music for two one-act plays : revised performance : Scripts for Blue is the antecedent of it and Cuthbert bound by Lejaren Hiller( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver king by Christopher Newton( )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Marlowe, private eye( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Token Ware is working as a cigarettte girl down at the Juggernaut Club in L.A. She wants to become a movie star but the club owner has other plans -- the same kind that put young hopeful Molly Jackson in her grave. Detective Marlowe smells something rotten and the scent leads him to silver screen actor Rupert Eaton playing the role of his life: as accomplice to murder
Triviata oder Drei weiße Kamelien : Schauspiel = (Camille) by Robert David MacDonald( )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons from Leacock : stories by Stephen Leacock( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Pan by J. M Barrie( )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up
Pygmalion : a romance in five acts by Bernard Shaw( )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw's hands, the phoneticist Henry Higgins is the Pygmalion figure who believes he can transform Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, into a duchess at ease in polite society. The one thing he overlooks is that his 'creation' has a mind of her own. This is the definitive text produced under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence, with an illuminating introduction by Nicholas Grene, discussing the language and politics of the play. Also included in this volume is Shaw's preface, as well as his 'sequel' written for the first publication in 1916, to rebut public demand for a more conventionally romantic ending
 
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Lessons from Leacock : stories
Alternative Names
Christopher Newton Canadees acteur

Christopher Newton Canadian actor

Newton, Christopher John 1936-

Кристофер Ньютон

Languages
English (107)

Covers
George Bernard Shaw and Christopher Newton : explorations of Shavian theatre