WorldCat Identities

Christopher, Dennis

Overview
Works: 69 works in 183 publications in 4 languages and 8,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Television programs  Comedy films  Fiction  Fairy tales  Anthology television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dennis Christopher
Breaking away by Peter Yates ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Academy Award winning comedy about an idealistic young man and his friends and their attempts to find jobs and a purpose to life in their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana
Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively
Django unchained ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Django, a former slave turned hired gun, heads back to the plantation to free his wife, Broomhilda, from the tyrannical plantation owner Calvin Candie, with the help of a German bounty hunter, Dr. King Shultz
Stephen King's It by Stephen King ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It
Faerie tale theatre ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Jack and the beanstalk ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A boy trades a cow for five magically sprouting beans, then climbs the resulting beanstalk and stumbles onto an incredible adventure. The story shows young and old that sometimes, it takes initiative and a little magic to make the biggest problems disappear
The lost room by Craig R Baxley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1960s, an unknown event at the Sunshine Motel caused ordinary things in Room 10 to transform into items of wonder: indestructible objects with extraordinary powers that are sought by those who know their secrets
Stephen King's It by Stephen King ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and German and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It can be anything. A fanged monster that won't stay on the movie screen. Something ominous lurking in the basement. A malevolent force in a small New England town takes the shape of a clown, but It isn't clowning around. Instead, It terrifies youngsters with their innermost fears, bringing some to their untimely doom -- until a group of wily neighborhood kids fight back. Thirty years later the evil resurfaces: meaner, angrier, deadlier. And the friends who vividly remember the terrors of their youth reunite to make a desperate stand against It
J-a-c-k and the beanstalk ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After trading a cow for five magic sprouting beans, Jack climbs the resulting fullgrown beanstalk and has an encounter with two giants
Doppelganger ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in French and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shy Holly Gooding was the perfect daughter-- until police began to suspect her in her mother's brutal murder. Fleeing to Los Angeles, Holly moves in with a struggling screenwriter, where her mysterious behavior leads him to a shocking discovery, and he watches helplessly as Holly succumbs to the desires of her "doppelganger," or evil ghost double
Dangerous isolation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A weekend vacation turns terrifying when Samantha, a computer scientist, is kidnapped and held hostage. Faced with an impossible choice, she has 85 minutes to help her captors carry out an unspeakable crime, or watch her daughter die
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young flapper bobs her hair to gain peer approval, but her plan backfires
Fade to black ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eric Binford is a shy, tormented film delivery boy in Los Angeles with great ambitions and an obsession with the movies. After being rejected by a Marilyn Monroe look-alike, he becomes homicidally unbalanced, transforming himself into a gallery of murderous movie characters and sets out to destroy his tormentors
Deadly invasion ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A swarm of killer bees wreaks havoc on a California community
Boys life three stories of love, lust, and liberation ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three stories of three young men's homosexual encounters. In Pool days, a teenager is hired as lifeguard. In A friend of Dorothy's, a student leaves home for college in New York City. And in The disco years, disco is used as a link to a more unfettered time
Jake Speed by Andrew Lane ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake Speed and his sidekick Des are on a new mission: to save a kidnapped girl from the greedy clutches of the evil white slaver, Sid Wigway, but in the process they are caught in the middle of an all-out revolution, hounded by machete-wielding henchmen, captured by the diabolical Wigway, and surrounded by general hair-raising pandemonium
Silencers by Richard Pepin ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A U.S. Senator is assassinated by men in black, a mysterious organization which suppresses all knowledge about UFO's. Agent Rafferty from the U.S. secret service must confront them and discover the sinister truth
Trapped ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A weekend vacation turns terrifying when computer scientist Samantha and her daugher are lured into the hands of a killer. Kidnapped and held hostage. Samantha is given a choice: she must use her expertise to help her captors carry out an unspeakable crime, or let her daughter die. Nothing is as it seems in this twisting thriller, where high-stakes and high-tech collide for an edge-of-your-seat movie experience that will keep you guessing until the very end!"--Container
Triple terror collection Stephen King's The shining ; Stephen King's It ; Salem's lot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Shining: A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel which is possessed by ghosts
Necronomicon book of the dead ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
H.P. Lovecraft (Jeffrey Combs) breaks into the vault of a monastary and reads three tales from the Necronomicon. The first involves a man haunted by his past who returns to his inherited hotel only to find a monstrous demon lurking in the catacombs. In the next a reporter investigating a series of brutal murders confronts the family of a mad doctor who discovered the gift of everlasting life and death. In the last story a tough female cop spirals into a horrifying cavern full of evil creatures who are not what they seem
 
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Languages
English (97)
Spanish (10)
German (5)
French (3)
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