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Candleshoe

Michael Innes

Candleshoe

by Michael Innes

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: as "Christmas at Candleshoe". London : Gollancz, 1953.

    Statement(by) Michael Innes.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207p. ;
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21141484M
    ISBN 100140048634
    OCLC/WorldCa3688451

    If I wear my comic book geek hat one more time in a DVD review, And also in , a simple viewing of Candleshoe initiated my lifelong crush on Jodie Foster at the tender age of six! And this has continued upwards and onwards through and beyond. But with that seemingly self-indulgent admission in mind, let's backtrack for a bit.   Christmas at Candleshoe 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews. Anonymous: More than 1 year ago Includes Reader’s Guide for book club discussions. Anna DeStefano presents a touching Christmas story about love, loss, and healing—and the joys of coming home. A childhood spent on the streets leaves Mallory Phillips longing for a normal 3/5(1).

    When ex-con artist Harry (Leo McKern) claims that a secret treasure is hidden inside Candleshoe, an English estate, he creates an elaborate plan to find and steal the prize. By convincing a girl named Casey (Jodie Foster) to impersonate the estate owner's granddaughter, Harry hopes to uncover the treasure's location%(K). History. Candleby appears in the Domesday Book as "Calnodesbi", in the Wapentake of Candleshoe. Although wapentakes were abandoned as local government units in the s, the Candleshoe name lives on as the local Deanery.. Gunby Hall was built around for Sir William, 3rd Baronet Massingberd, and was the former seat of the Massingberd last Country: England.

    Candleshoe is a American family adventure film, directed by Norman Tokar in a screenplay written by David Swift and Rosemary Anne Sisson, based on the Michael Innes novel Christmas at Candleshoe, produced by Walt Disney Productions. The film stars Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Hayes (in her last big screen appearance), and Leo McKern/10(). Like most books by Michael Innes (J. I. M. Stewart), Candleshoe displays culture and erudition and the style is a pleasure to is information about landscaping, historic architecture, art and poetry, and concern with the niceties of English etiquette — particularly important since some of the characters are very old, grew up under Victoria and haven't changed/5(4).


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Candleshoe by Michael Innes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book tells the story of an old woman who is the last surviving heir of Candleshoe Manor, a dilapidated estate in the English countryside. The woman and her companion, a clergyman, are mostly senile and unware of what’s going on/5(8). out of 5 stars Candleshoe- Book review.

Reviewed in the United States on August 8, Verified Purchase. So not how I thought the story would go. I'm not sure how many people have seen Disney's "Candleshoe", but this book is a completely different direction. What is similar: there is a little old who is raising a bunch of orphan's in her /5(2).

The Disney film Candleshoe purports to be based on this book but the two have very little in common. Michael Innes's story is a bit of a romp but written in a detached, verbose style, which makes the humour very dry and the irony very arch/5.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Candleshoe, is an unforgettable Disney classic from my childhood, with a likable cast, just like the screenplay that bring inspiration of pirates and modern thiefs.

Great comedy to all family and 5/5(3). Norman Tokar directs David Niven, Helen Hayes, and a Candleshoe book Jodie Foster in the family friendly adventure comedy Candleshoe.

This edition of the film is a vast improvement over the original DVD. The widescreen anamorphic transfer preserves the 4/4(5). Directed by Norman Tokar. With Jodie Foster, David Niven, Helen Candleshoe book, Leo McKern. Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago.

And that's what young orphan Casey and a sly con man are determined to find/10(K). Originally published under the title: Christmas at Candleshoe The cover photographs are taken from the Walt Disney Productions film Candleshoe.

Norman Tokar directed the Buena Vista release for producer Ron Miller. David Swift and Rosemary Anne Sisson wrote the screenplay, based on the book Christmas at Candleshoe by Michael InnesPages:   Candleshoe by Michael Innes, I own the movie version of the book, which was originally named Christmas at Candleshoe (although it’s not about the holiday).

It contains the text of the original story, but the picture on the front cover is from the movie. The Disney movie is very different from the original book.

Originally published under the title: Christmas at Candleshoe. The cover photographs are taken from the Walt Disney Productions film Candleshoe.

Norman Tokar directed the Buena Vista release for producer Ron Miller. David Swift and Rosemary Anne Sisson wrote the screenplay, based on the book Christmas at Candleshoe by Michael Innes. Description. Candleshoe may not be one of Disney's best movies, but it is a fine family drama.

The remastered anamorphic transfer is the only reason for owners of the old out-of-print Anchor Bay disc to upgrade. Naturally, the lack of extras is a bit disappointing, if unsurprising. Christmas at Candleshoe After graduation, he went to Vienna to study Freudian psychoanalysis for a year and following his first book, an edition of Florio's translation of 'Montaigne', was offered a lectureship at the University of Leeds.

In he married Margaret Hardwick, a doctor, and they subsequently had five children including Angus. This is the first Michael Innes book I read, and is still my favourite. The story centres on Candleshoe, an English manor house inhabited by two very old people and various children, soon after the second world war.5/5(2).

Christmas at Candleshoe by Michael Innes. When an American multi-millionaire is keen to buy an Elizabethan manor, she comes up against fierce opposition from a young boy, Jay, and his band of bowmen, who are prepared to defend the manor and.

Candleshoe. 1, likes 1 talking about this. Candleshoe is a American family adventure film produced by Walt Disney Productions based on the.

Candleshoe () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Casey agrees -- for a price -- and is swept off to England to take her role in the deal. While at Candleshoe, she is greeted by the versatile butler/gardener/driver, Priory (David Niven) who is doing what he can to keep the estate afloat.

But Casey finds she is not alone -- Lady St. Edmund has taken in a handful of local orphans.4/5. When ex-con artist Harry claims that a secret treasure is hidden inside Candleshoe, an English estate, he creates an elaborate plan to find and steal the prize.

By convincing a girl named Casey to impersonate the estate owner's long-lost granddaughter, Harry hopes to uncover the treasure's location. But when Casey has a change of heart, she must follow the clues and find the /5(). Based on the book Christmas at Candleshoe, by Michael Innes.

Credits: Screenplay, David Swift and Rosemary Anne Sisson; producer, Ron Miller; director, Norman Tokar. A mystery surrounding the treasure hidden in the dark heart of Candleshoe Manor. Movie tie-in to the Walt Disney film starring David Niven, Helen Hayes, & Jodie Foster.

Some light wear at the edges, foxing to the FFEP and a small closed tear at the bottom left of the front cover. Buy Candleshoe directed by Norman Tokar online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available on VHS, DVD - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).

Directed by Norman Tokar, Candleshoe is a Walt Disney live-action family mystery movie. The film adapts the Michael Innes book Christmas at Candleshoe. Candleshoe didn’t air a lot, but Jodie Foster’s rise to fame helped get it some more playtime.

Small time crook Harry Bundage discovers that the old manor house where Lady St. Edmund resides, with three orphans and her butler Priory is the resting place for a hoard of treasure. Unfortunately, he doesn't know where it is.

Bundage recruits urchin Casey Brown to 4/5(46).