WorldCat Identities

Condon, Bill 1955-

Works: 143 works in 864 publications in 10 languages and 23,204 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Romance films  Fantasy films  Musical films  Teen films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Librettist, fmd, Scenarist, Restager , Performer, Creator, Film editor, Conceptor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bill Condon
Chicago by John Kander( Visual )

127 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 4,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a time when crimes of passion result in celebrity headlines, nightclub sensation Velma Kelly and spotlight seeker Roxie Hart both find themselves sharing space on Chicago's famed Murderess Row. They also share Billy Flynn, the town's slickest lawyer with a talent for turning notorious defendants into local legends. But in Chicago, there's only room for one
The twilight saga : breaking dawn by Robert Pattinson( Visual )

77 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

79 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, Deena Jones, Effie White and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dreams
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

60 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Alfred Kinsey and his breakthrough achievements in the area of sexual behavior
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement
The fifth estate by Bill Condon( Visual )

36 editions published between 1 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg team up to become underground watchdogs of the very powerful. They create a platform that allows whistleblowers to anonymously leak covert data. But when Assange and Berg gain access to the biggest trove of confidential intelligence documents in U.S. history, they battle each other and a defining question of our time: what are the costs of keeping secrets in a free society, and what are the costs of exposing them?
Gods and Monsters by Bill Condon( Visual )

85 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1957, and Hollywood horror director James Whale's heyday as the director of "Frankenstein," "Bride of Frankenstein" and "The invisible man" is long behind him. Retired and a semi-recluse, he lives his days accompanied only by images from his past. When his dour housekeeper Hannah hires handsome young gardener Clayton Boone, the gay director and the simple yardman develop an unlikely friendship
Breaking dawn by Robert Pattinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the highly anticipated fourth installment of the Twilight Saga, a marriage, a honeymoon, and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella and Edward and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black
Chicago : [the movie and lyrics] by Bill Condon( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the origins of the musical "Chicago" and the era on which it is based, recounts how the theatrical work was adapted to the screen and the production of the film, and presents the sceenplay and the lyrics of the songs
Beauty and the beast by Emma Watson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within
Murder 101 by Pierce Brosnan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slow-paced thriller involving a rumpled college professor (Brosnan) who's class assignment to concoct a perfect crime ends up with his being framed for murder
The enchantment by Eric Geron( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a selfish prince is cursed to live as a hideous beast, he begins to lose hope for himself and his enchanted staff. That is, until Belle, a smart, brave young woman with a caring heart, enters their lives. Soon a different sort of enchantment sparks, and beauty is found within."--Back cover
Father of Frankenstein by Christopher Bram( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1957, a handsome gardener named Clayton Boone is hired by James Whale, the director of Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, and The Invisible Man. Boone is fascinated by his retired employer's tales of Old Hollywood, but also wary of his overt homosexuality. Whale slowly exposes Boone to a world he's never before seen, while staging a plot with the young man at its center - not a plot of seduction, but something darker." "Gods and Monsters, the Academy Award-winning screenplay by Bill Condon, is adapted from the novel Father of Frankenstein by Christopher Bram. The film, directed by Condon, stars Ian McKellen as Whale, Brendan Fraser as Boone, and Lynn Redgrave as Hanna, Whale's protective housekeeper."--Jacket
F/X2 : the deadly art of illusion( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie special-effects expert Rollie Tyler gets himself into trouble again when he agrees to help a police officer catch a serial killer. With the help of an ex-cop pal and some of his own movie magic, Tyler outwits the bad guys
Candyman : farewell to the flesh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Candyman returns during the wild New Orleans Mardi Gras to destroy the descendants of those who destroyed him
Side show : original 2014 Broadway cast recording by Henry Krieger( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical based on the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who became famous stage performers in the 1930s
Breaking dawn by Stephenie Meyer( Visual )

29 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eindelijk gaan Bella en Edward, een vampier, trouwen. Bella raakt al snel zwanger. Een heel moeilijke zwangerschap volgt. De enige manier om moeder en kind te redden, is om van Bella een vampier te maken
Tale as old as time : the art and making of Disney Beauty and the Beast : inside stories from the animated classic to the new live-action film by Charles Solomon( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beauty and the Beast legend has a universal appeal; the fairy tale exists in numerous versions throughout the world. After all of the ups and downs, Disney's Beauty and the Beast was released in 1991 to rave reviews and record-breaking box-office business. The film was widely hailed as a technical and aesthetic breakthrough and remains the only animated feature ever to be nominated for an Oscar for best picture. This authoritative book features interviews with artists, voice-over actors, and executives, and transcripts of meetings and story sessions. Illustrations abound throughout, including sketches, caricatures, sequences of animation drawings, and preliminary artwork from discarded scenes. This updated edition-now capturing the making of the 2017 live-action film starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens-is a must-have for any fan of the Tale as Old as Time
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Gods and Monsters
Alternative Names
Bill Condon acteur américain

Bill Condon Amerikaans acteur

Bill Condon amerikai filmrendező

Bill Condon director de cine estadounidense

Bill Condon regista e sceneggiatore statunitense

Bill Condon US-amerikanischer Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Condon, William.

Condon, William 1955-

Μπιλ Κόντον

Билл Кондон

Біл Кондон

Բիլ Կոնդոն

ביל קונדון שחקן אמריקאי

بيل كوندون

بيل كوندون مخرج أفلام أمريكي

بیل کاندن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

빌 콘던

콘돈, 빌 1955-

コンドン, ビル




Gods and MonstersChicago : [the movie and lyrics]Candyman : farewell to the flesh