WorldCat Identities

Arthur, Paul 1947-2008

Works: 9 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 3,417 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Social problem films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Arthur
Optic antics : the amazing cinema of Ken Jacobs by David E James( )

13 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ken Jacobs has been making cinema for more than fifty years. Along with over thirty film and video works, he has created an array of shadow plays, sound pieces, installations, and magic lantern and film performances that have transformed how we look at and think about moving images. He is part of the permanent collections at MoMA and the Whitney, and his work has been celebrated in Europe and the U.S. While his importance is well-recognized, this is the first volume dedicated entirely to him. It includes essays by prominent film scholars along with photographs and personal pieces from artists
Harlan County U.S.A. by Barbara Kopple( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union
Night and the city( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
A line of sight : American avant-garde film since 1965 by Paul Arthur( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pat O'Neill : views from Lookout Mountain by Julie Lazar( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of the exhibition "Pat O'Neill : Views from Lookout Mountain", which was the first gallery exhibition to "provide a complete film retrospective in conjunction with a survey of the visual artworks by this important artist. It combines a range of media, including photographs and photographic composites, inkjet prints, film projection, film installations and drawings. [It brought] to light the artist's major works from the late 1960s to the present." -- Cornerhouse website
My own private Idaho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike y Scott coinciden enl a calle donde se emplean como trabajadores sexuales (homosexuales). El primero vive obsesionado con la búsqueda de su madre, mientras Scott utiliza esta profesión para rebelarse contra un padre dominante. Entre ambos se desarrolla una loca amistad que adquiere tintes trágicos cuando Scott se enamora y Mike comprende que está a punto de perder a la únicaa persona importante en su vida
Views from Lookout Mountain by Pat O'Neill( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warren Sonbert Collection by Warren Sonbert( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains the completed films, work reels, filmmaking equipment, and papers of experimental filmmaker Warren Sonbert (1947-1995), a key figure of American avant-garde cinema. In addition to preservation masters of all of Sonbert's completed 16mm films, the collection features 26 of his original work reels. The collection's paper holdings include Sonbert's personal correspondence; materials relating to the exhibition of Sonbert's work; Sonbert's own writings as a critic and theorist; published writing about Sonbert's films; production materials; travel itineraries; and Sonbert's screenplay materials for Capriccio, his unrealized film adaptation of the Richard Strauss opera
Investigating Mahagonny( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The symposium was presented in conjunction with the screening of Harry Smith's final film, Mahagonny, at the Getty Research Institute. Lectures investigate the creative work of Smith, who was an experimental filmmaker, anthropologist, painter, and musicologist. The symposium closed with a performance of spoken word and song by Patti Smith
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Night and the city
Night and the cityA line of sight : American avant-garde film since 1965Pat O'Neill : views from Lookout MountainMy own private IdahoViews from Lookout Mountain
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