Most widely held works about Kevin Brownlow
Most widely held works by Kevin Brownlow
The parade's gone by by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
40 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
Hollywood, the pioneers by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
10 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,364 libraries worldwide
The war, the West, and the wilderness by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Behind the mask of innocence by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 942 libraries worldwide
David Lean : a biography by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 775 libraries worldwide
The life and its biographer provide a landmark work on the cinema. Emerging from a childhood of nearly Dickensian darkness, David Lean found his great success as a director of the appropriately titled Great Expectations. There followed his legendary black-and-white films of the 1940s and his four-film movie collaboration with Noel Coward. Lean's 1955 film Summertime took him from England to the world of international moviemaking and the stunning series of spectacular.
Mary Pickford rediscovered : rare pictures of a Hollywood legend by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
The American film heritage; impressions from the American Film Institute archives ( Book )
5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Napoleon, Abel Gance's classic film by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
Burning passions : an introduction to the study of silent cinema by Paolo Cherchi Usai ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
The great dictator ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Chaplin plays the double role of the persecuted Jewish barber and Adenoid Hynkel, dictator of Tomania. The barber is imprisoned, escapes, and is finally mistaken for the dictator at which point he makes an impassioned, humanistic speech which amazes the dictator's followers.
Unknown Chaplin the master at work ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Using countless reels of footage and outtakes Chaplin wanted destroyed, film archivists Kevin Brownlow and David Gill have meticulously crafted an essential and fascinating documentary homage to the silver screen legend.
Napoleon ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A historical epic on the life of Napoleon from boyhood to military triumph including treatment of the French Revolution.
Buster Keaton collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The cameraman: "Keaton plays a tintype street photographer who tries his hand as a freelance newsreel cameraman in order to win the affection of a girl who works at a newsreel company." -- Container. Spite marriage: "A jilted actress pops the question to hapless admirer Keaton. The result is a marriage made in comedy heaven, filled with pursuits, rescues and slapstick. The landmark routine of putting the inebriated bride to bed became a staple of Keaton's 1950s live shows." -- Container. Free and easy: "Keaton departs Kansas with the newly crowned Miss Gopher City and heads for Hollywood determined to turn her into a star... [Keaton's] first talkie." -- Container.
Cinema Europe the other Hollywood ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 329 libraries worldwide
A six part historical documentary focusing on the early days of the movie industry and the enormous contribution made to this industry by Europe. Includes rarely seen footage from early movies and interviews with some of the film industry's pioneers.
Garbo ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
An original documentary from Turner Classic Movies, Garbo takes a look at the life and career of the movies' most luminous, reclusive and mystifying star. A portrait of Garbo the woman is drawn through interviews with biographers and admirers. Those offering analysis and reminiscences are biographers Barry Paris, Mark Vieira and Karen Swanson; actor/playwright/fan Charles Busch; Garbo's niece and greatnephews, Gray, Derek and Scott Reisfeld, and acquaintances Gore Vidal, Gavin Lambert, Jack Larson and Sam Green, who was Garbo's confidante and walking companion for 20 years.
How it happened here; the making of a film by Kevin Brownlow ( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
It happened here ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
In a rewrite of history, Germany has won World War II and Nazi troops occupy England. Pauline, an apolitical nurse, hopes that normal life will return to England. It is only after she accepts a nursing job with the Nazis that she slowly realizes the horrifying reality behind the occupation. This film tells the story of what might have happened if the Allied effort had failed.
D.W. Griffith father of film ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work.
Unknown Chaplin ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 156 libraries worldwide
By means of surviving film clips, most of which were eliminations from his feature films, and interviews with those most closely associated with him, observes and shows the creative processes of Charlie Chaplin as comedian, actor, composer of music for his own films, writer, director, and producer of his own films.
Winstanley ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 libraries worldwide
April 1, 1649. St. George's Hill, Surrey, England. A reformation-era religious sect called the Diggers sets out to form a commune and till the soil on "common land," which by law permits grazing-- but not settlement and cultivation. Led by Gerard Winstanley, theirs is a nonviolent action to reclaim land for the poor who have been dispossessed by Oliver Cromwell's recent Civil War. But the local villagers see the Diggers as a threat to their livelihood and, led by the Presbyterian parson, John Platt, take violent action to harass and burn them out.
Actors AFI Collection (Library of Congress) Antisemitism Biography California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Chaplin, Charlie,--1889-1977 Comedians Comedy films Comedy films Courtship Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Drama Europe Fascism Feature films Feature films France Garbo, Greta,--1905-1990 Germany Great Britain Griffith, D. W.--1875-1948 Historical films History Hitler, Adolf,--1889-1945 Interviews Keaton, Buster,--1895-1966 Kings and rulers Lean, David,--1908-1991 Marriage Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures--Production and direction Motion picture studios Mussolini, Benito,--1883-1945 Napoléon (Motion picture : 1927) Napoleon--I,--Emperor of the French,--1769-1821 National socialism Photojournalists Pickford, Mary,--1892-1979 Silent films Social problems United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Western films World War (1914-1918)
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