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Bachardy, Don 1934-

Overview
Works: 90 works in 155 publications in 4 languages and 3,519 library holdings
Genres: Portraits  Records and correspondence  Drama  Anecdotes  Diaries  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Exhibition catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bookjacket designer, Illustrator, Editor, Author of introduction, Recipient
Classifications: PR6017.S5, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Don Bachardy
Where joy resides : a Christopher Isherwood reader by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars in my eyes by Don Bachardy( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars in My Eyes is a revealing and entertaining collection of celebrity portraits, rendered both in acute drawings and in finely observed prose. In the 1970s and 1980s, internationally known artist Don Bachardy made portraits from life, depicting the actors, writers, artists, composers, directors, and Hollywood elite that he and his partner Christopher Isherwood knew. He then made detailed notes about these portrait sittings in the journal he has kept for more than forty years. The result is a unique document: we enter the mind of the artist as he records the images and behavior of his celebrity subjects & mdash;from Ruby Keeler and Barbara Stanwyck to Jack Nicholson and Linda Ronstadt & mdash;during their often intense collaboration with him. Finalist, Lambda Literary Foundation Book Award
October by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une autobiographie californienne où défilent des instants de vie quotidienne, la vieillesse, la mort mais aussi la beauté, le désir
The Animals : Love Letters Between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The love story between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy--in their own words Christopher Isherwood was the celebrated middle-aged English author of Goodbye to Berlin when he met the Californian teenager Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952. Defying convention, the two created an enduring relationship out of that initial spark--living as an openly gay couple for more than three decades in the closeted world of Hollywood. The Animals is the testimony in letters of their extraordinary partnership, which lasted until Isherwood's death in 1986--despite a thirty-year age gap, affairs, jealousies, the pressures of literary fame, and the disdain of twentieth-century America for love between two men. In romantic letters to each other, they invented the private world of the Animals. Chris was Dobbin, a stubborn old workhorse; Don was a rash, spirited white kitten named Kitty. The ability to create a world, a safe and separate milieu, was a great talent of Isherwood's--and a necessary one as a gay man in mid-twentieth-century America. But Isherwood knew how to spread hay around his stable and attract beauty. He drew Bachardy into his semisecret realm and together they invented a place for their love to thrive. Bold, transgressive, and playful, The Animals shows us the devotion between two creative spirits in tenderness and storms"--
Frankenstein : the true story by James Mason( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered by many to be the finest film version of this classic tale. The doctors team up to create monsters from dead body parts. A truly chilling and epic take on the story that has frightened generation after generation!
Frankenstein : the true story by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

4 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals : letters between Christopher Isherwood and Don Bachardy by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where joy resides : an Isherwood reader by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uddrag af romaner, noveller, essays og selvbiografier udgivet 1938-1980, samt 2 romaner
Hollywood by Don Bachardy( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Bachardy, drawings : [exhibition] Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, 13 July-5 August by Don Bachardy( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Isherwood's Commonplace book : being some quotations Christopher Isherwood gathered and recorded during his lifetime by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text is repeated in each of 3 volumes; binding, paper and design of each volume differs
The portrait by Don Bachardy( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where joy resides : an Isherwood reader( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are you telling me this? : Christopher Isherwood's commonplace book, 1940-1945 by Christopher Isherwood( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Isherwood : last drawings by Don Bachardy( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chorale for Coral by Barry Humphries( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The memorial portrait of a family by Christopher Isherwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eyes of Don Bachardy a portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A short documentary which captures the fierce and passionate eye and the prolific work of one of the great portrait artists of America. The film explores the complex and mysterious relationship between artist and subject in a richly detailed, intimate, and exciting journey through the creative process"--http://www.americanfilmfoundation.com
Inside out self beyond likeness by Don Bachardy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For an exhibition at Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, May 22 - July 12, 1981
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Don Bachardy( )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Don Bachardy

Don Bachardy peintre américain

Don Bachardy pittore statunitense

Don Bachardy US-amerikanischer Maler und Zeichner

Дон Бакарди

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Stars in my eyesWhy are you telling me this? : Christopher Isherwood's commonplace book, 1940-1945