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Robinson, David 1930-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 722 publications in 11 languages and 17,877 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  History  Silent films  Biography  Biographical films  Satire  Film adaptations  Musical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Commentator, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, est, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Robinson
  • Chaplin by Richard Attenborough( Visual )
 
Most widely held works by David Robinson
Chaplin, his life and art by David Robinson( Book )

55 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography that contains a chronology, filmography, theatre tours, important people in Chaplin's life, index, and bibliography
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 2,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue
City lights : a comedy romance in pantomime by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La suerte está a punto de jugarle extrañas partidas a Charlot, pues al evitar el suicidio de un millonario ebrio, éste se comportará con él de una forma completamente inconsistente, pues le ofrecerá amistad y fortuna en estado de ebriedad, y lo desconocerá y rechazará al estar sobrio. Cuando Charlot trate de valerse de esa extraña nueva amistad para ofrecerle ayuda a una chica humilde, de la cual se enamora repentinamente, no conseguirá sino terminar en la cárcel, acusado de robo por aquel alcohólico esquizoide. De alguna manera Charlot logará sobrevivir, pero no sin provocarnos múltiples carcajadas en cada intento."--Envase
From peep show to palace : the birth of American film by David Robinson( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Peep Show to Palace recounts the enchanting early years of film, beginning with the primitive motion of the "magic lantern" in the fifteenth century and continuing, most significantly, with the explosion of research from 1893 to 1913, when the modern motion picture was born. Respected film critic David Robinson offers this vivid account of the haphazard process, "like the assembly of the pieces of a puzzle," which was the birth of American film
All eyez on me by Demetrius Shipp( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and German and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Tupac Shakur
Buster Keaton by David Robinson( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaplin, the mirror of opinion by David Robinson( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Illustrated history of the cinema( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies of the forties by Ann Lloyd( Book )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers profiles of important actors, actresses, directors, and producers of the forties, highlights influential films, and discusses documentaries, blacklisting, and popular film genres
The history of world cinema by David Robinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of the history of world cinema begins with the "Pre-history" of film making and covers developments, by major periods, through 1972. The film making of all major countries, except Australia, receives attention, and the appendixes contain a note on animated films, a selected filmographies list, and a bibliography. Aspects of the film industry are discussed along with the historical commentary. (Ch)
A nous la liberté by René Clair( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une satire sur la vie en usine, centrée sur les activités d'un couple d'ex-détenus, dont l'un, un escroc ambitieux, devient le patron d'une grande usine tandis que l'autre, un vieux clochard sentimental, devient un travailleur de cette usine. Finalement les deux découvrent que le bonheur et la tranquillité d'esprit ne peuvent être achetés avec de l'argent et revinnent à leur ancienne vie de vagabonds
Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari by David Robinson( Book )

22 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Robinson challenges long accepted versions of the history and reception of "Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari" and seeks here to redefine its relationship to the larger phenomenon of Expressionist art. His reassessment of the relative contributions of director and writers becomes more of a detective story, as he investigates in depth the status and significance of the rediscovered scenario for "Caligari."
The history of world cinema by David Robinson( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the history of the movies
Cinema in revolution; the heroic era of the Soviet film by Luda Schnitzer( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies of the thirties by Ann Lloyd( Book )

14 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies of the silent years by Ann Lloyd( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great funnies: a history of film comedy by David Robinson( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies of the sixties by Ann Lloyd( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People I know by Dan Algrant( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eli Wurman (Al Pacino) ha manejado por años las vidas públicas de los ricos y famosos. Sin embargo, al final de su carrera se da cuenta que ha sido parte de una larga mentira que le ha servido para ocultar su propia mediocridad. Su último cliente importante, el actor Cary Launer (Ryan O'Neal) le ha pedido de favor encargarse de que Jilli (Téa Leoni) no vuelva a entrometerse en su vida. Al escoltarla durante la noche por Manhattan es testigo de un crimen que cambia su vida y la percepción de la poderosa e influyente gente, cuyas carreras ha manejado por años, la llegada de Victoria (Kim Basinger) plantea la oportunidad de cambiar de vida, o al menos eso parece."--Envase
Movies of the seventies by Ann Lloyd( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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From peep show to palace : the birth of American film
Alternative Names
David Robinson britischer Filmkritiker, geboren 1930

David Robinson Brits schrijver

David Robinson critico cinematografico e scrittore inglese

David Robinson crítico de cine británico

David Robinson critique de cinéma et écrivain

Robinson, David Julian 1930-

Robinson, David Julien.

Дэвид Робинсон

Робинсон, Дэвид, 1930-

ديفيد روبنسون، 1930-

دیوید رابینسون

로빈슨, 데이비드 1930-

ディヴィッド・ロビンソン

デイヴィッド・ロビンソン (映画史家)

ロビンソン, デイヴィッド

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City lights : a comedy romance in pantomimeFrom peep show to palace : the birth of American filmDas Cabinet des Dr. Caligari