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Condon, Bill 1955-

Works: 101 works in 671 publications in 10 languages and 21,245 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Librettist, fmd, Scenarist, Restager , Performer, Creator, Film editor, Author of introduction, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bill Condon
Chicago by John Kander( Visual )

80 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this musical, a nightclub star and a spot-light seeking young woman find themselves on Murderess Row in jeopardy of hanging. They compete for the spotlight with notorious criminal defence lawyer Billy Flynn
Dreamgirls by Laurence Mark( Visual )

37 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,123 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 dream
Kinsey by Bill Condon( Visual )

54 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinsey is a portrait of a man driven to uncover the most private secrets of the nation, and journey into the mystery of human behavior. His 1948 book Sexual Behavior in the Human Male irrevocably changed American culture and created a media sensation
Mr. Holmes by Bill Condon( Visual )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,580 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 )

40 editions published between 1 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,353 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 )

71 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,310 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
Chicago : [the movie and lyrics] by Bill Condon( Book )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 442 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
Dreamgirls : a novelization by Denene Millner( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three African-American soul singers find success in the world of 1960s pop music, in a novelization of the Broadway musical-turned-movie set against the backdrop of the Motown era
Murder 101 by Pierce Brosnan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 212 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
Father of Frankenstein by Christopher Bram( Book )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director James Whale flew in the face of Hollywood convention ... alone with only his loyal housekeeper in his declining years, and suffering from bad health, his unusual friendship with hunky gardener Clayton Boone started Tinseltown tongues wagging again." [box cover note]
F/X2 the deadly art of illusion( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been five years since special effects (FX) expert Rollie Tyler and cop Leo McCarthy teamed up to relieve the mob of $15 million through their unique combination of deception and detection. Rollie's now retired from the FX business, and devoted his time to designing high-tech toys. When the police ask for Rollie's help to catch a homicidal maniac, he reluctantly agrees. But it's Rollie who gets caught in the deadly trap, an eleborate set-up designed to hide a massive conspiracy. Even Rollie's spectacular assortment of gadgets and illusions can't save him . Only Leo can
Candyman farewell to the flesh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 144 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 Broadway cast recording by Henry Krieger( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical based on the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who became famous stage performers in the 1930s
Sister, sister by Melissa Stokes( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gothic thriller set in a decaying bed-and-breakfast inn in the swamps outside New Orleans
Dead in the water by Michael Scot( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Deegan, a lawyer, plots with his mistress to kill his wife, only to find himself named the chief suspect when his lover is the one who is found dead
White lie by Don Paterson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black mayoral press secretary endangers his life when he returns to his Southern birthplace to investigate the lynching of his father for the alleged rape of a white woman
Twilight saga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 27 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. Features over seven minutes of new and extended scenes not seen in theaters
Gods and monsters (1998) : shooting script by Bill Condon( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Gods and Monsters
Alternative Names
Bill Condon acteur américain

Bill Condon Amerikaans acteur

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

بيل كوندون

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]Dreamgirls : a novelizationCandyman farewell to the flesh