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Sarris, Andrew

Overview
Works: 85 works in 282 publications in 3 languages and 9,683 library holdings
Genres: Reviews  Biography‡vDictionaries  Drama  History  Interviews  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PN1995, 791.4302330922
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The American cinema; directors and directions, 1929-1968 by Andrew Sarris( Book )

31 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the work of 200 film directors and over 6000 films by "the leading American proponent [of the auteur theory]." Includes the essays "Toward a Theory of Film History" and "The Auteur Theory Revisited."--Back cover
Politics and cinema by Andrew Sarris( Book )

10 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You ain't heard nothin' yet : the American talking film : history & memory, 1927-1949 by Andrew Sarris( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And in perhaps the most interesting and original section, we are treated to an informative look at film genres - the musical, the screwball comedy, the horror picture, the gangster film, and the western
Confessions of a cultist: on the cinema, 1955-1969 by Andrew Sarris( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The primal screen; essays on film and related subjects by Andrew Sarris( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a collection of essays by the author on film criticism. An auteurist and historical approach is taken to the primarily American films discussed. The essays are organized by basic theme: "Critical Credos and Causes,""Personal Styles,""Genres,""Politics,""Odes and Obits," and "Arts and Letters." Each essay centers either on an important film or on a central event or movement in film history. Together, the essays affirm the American auteurist tradition of film commentary founded by the author. (Ch)
Interviews with film directors by Andrew Sarris( Book )

26 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with 40 of the central figures of modern filmmaking, with discussions of their own work and film as an art form
The John Ford movie mystery by Andrew Sarris( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorzio all'italiana by Pietro Germi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married man who has fallen in love with a younger woman hatches an elaborate scheme to kill his wife
The films of Josef von Sternberg by Andrew Sarris( Book )

11 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood voices; interviews with film directors by Andrew Sarris( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The St. James film directors encyclopedia by Andrew Sarris( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished critic Andrew Sarris selects more than 200 of the most gifted film directors of our day, presenting an intimate view of their lives and work. Thoughtfully written essays discuss their techniques, themes, ideologies, influences and more. Sarris strikes a balance between contemporary, up-and-coming and legendary filmmakers worldwide. Filmographies for each director cover not only films directed, but also contributions in such capacities as acting, cinematography and screenwriting. More than 200 photographic portraits of the directors or shots from their films accompany the entries
The film by Andrew Sarris( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizen Sarris, American film critic : essays in honor of Andrew Sarris( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis by Mary Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground
Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground
Confessions of a cultist : on the cinema, 1955-1969 by Andrew Sarris( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luci del varietà by Federico Fellini( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly restored print of Fellini's directorial debut. The film features the director's wife and frequent collaborator, Giulietta Masina, and it introduces Fellini's affection for carnivalesque characters and the variety show, both of which influenced much of his later work. The movie features the onstage and backstage antics of a provincial troupe of lovably inept vaudeville performers travelling laboriously from one small town to another for little pay and ever-uncertain receptions
The metaphysics of Buster Keaton( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film critic Andrew Sarris explores the artistry of Buster Keaton, both as an actor and as a film-maker, and discusses the preservation of Keaton's work with film historian Raymond Rohauer
El cine norteamericano; directores y direcciones, 1929-1968 by Andrew Sarris( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talking pictures : screenwriters in the American cinema, 1927-1973 by Richard Corliss( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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You ain't heard nothin' yet : the American talking film : history & memory, 1927-1949
Alternative Names
Andrew Sarris americký filmový kritik

Andrew Sarris Amerikaans schrijver (1928-2012)

Andrew Sarris amerikanischer Filmkritiker und -autor

Sarris, Andrew X.

Sarris, Andy.

Sarris, Andy 1928-2012

Ендрю Сарріс

Саррис, Эндрю

אנדרו סאריס

اندرو ساریس

アンドリュー・サリス

安德鲁·萨里斯

Languages
English (197)

Spanish (3)

Italian (3)

Covers
You ain't heard nothin' yet : the American talking film : history & memory, 1927-1949The St. James film directors encyclopediaCitizen Sarris, American film critic : essays in honor of Andrew SarrisJack Smith and the destruction of AtlantisAndrew Sarris, American film critic : essays in honor of Andrew Sarris