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Willis, Gordon 1931-2014

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Most widely held works about Gordon Willis
 
Most widely held works by Gordon Willis
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the investigation of the Watergate break-in by two Washington Post reporters that drove a U.S. president from office
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

55 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis, a forty-two-year-old, divorced comedy writer, is dating seventeen-year-old Tracy while his lesbian ex-wife, Jill, is writing a tell-all book about their failed marriage, but when Isaac meets Mary, his best friend's mistress, everything begins to change and Isaac embarks on a quest to find romance and fulfillment in his native Manhattan
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

39 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falso documental alrededor de Leonard Zelig, el hombre camaleón que asombró a la sociedad norteamericana de la "era del jazz". Su historia arranca el día que miente al afirmar que ha leído Moby Dick, sólo para no sentirse excluido. A partir de entonces, su necesidad de ser aceptado le hace transformarse físicamente en las personas que tiene a su alrededor, lo que inmediatamente le convierte en un fenómeno mediático
The paper chase by James Bridges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brilliant but confused first-year student at Harvard Law School is desperate to gain approval from his dictatorial professor. When he falls in love with the professor's daughter he has difficulty reconciling his professional ambition with his personal needs. Balancing comedy and drama in its focus on the highly competitive milieu of law school, this 'youth' film emphasises the students drive to conform and succeed in traditional terms over any rebellious spirit. John Houseman's performance as the professor turned him from a stage and film producer into a popular actor
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and French and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final installment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protégé's love affair with his daughter
Mario Puzo's The Godfather( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
Visions of light( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvy Singer is on of Manhattan's most brilliant comedians, but when it comes to romance, his delivery needs a little work. Introduced by his best friend, Rob, Alvy falls in love with the ditzy but delightful nightclub singer Annie Hall. When his own insecurities sabotage the affair, Annie is forced to leave Alvy for a new life and lover in Los Angeles. Knowing he may have lost Annie forever, Alvy's willing to go to any lengths, even driving LA's freeways, to recapture the only thing that ever mattered, true love
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this insightful and witty satire, Woody Allen portrays an uninspired comic filmmaker who retreats to a room at the Stardust Hotel to reflect on his life, art and relationships with three contrastingly different women
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evicted from their Manhattan apartment, Walter and Anna buy what looks like the home of their dreams, only to find themselves with a bank-account-draining nightmare
A midsummer night's sex comedy by Woody Allen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three loving couples meet in a quiet country get-together, but everyone seems to be loving the wrong person
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
Malice by Tamarra Kaida( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over his wife's objections, college dean Andy Safian rents a room in their home to his old acquaintance, the charismatic Dr. Jed Hill, and their idyllic life is suddenly turned upside down by deception, betrayal and murder
The Godfather DVD collection bonus materials by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the scenes: The Godfather family ; On location ; Francis Coppola's notebook ; The music of the Godfather ; Coppola & Puzo on screenwriting ; Gordon Willis on cinematography ; Storyboards from The Godfather, part II and part III ; The Godfather behind the scenes 1971 -- Additional scenes, chronology -- The family tree: Character biographies ; cast biographies -- Photo galleries -- Theatrical trailers -- Acclaim and response: Academy Award acceptance speeches ; List of awards and nominations ; 1974 network TV introduction ; DVD credits --Filmmaker biographies
Cinematographer style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belying what many think of as the technical orientation of their job, cinematographers can be remarkably loquacious, a fact evident from the beginning of the interviews with 110 prominent practitioners of the craft. The men and women interviewed are interested in discussing the aesthetics and emotional content of light, composition, movement, and color--the building blocks of the film image. Forget directors, actors, and screenwriters: based on this documentary, nobody talks as passionately or poetically about the art of film as cinematographers
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

58 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone Family nearly falls from power in America but rises to observe the passage of rites from father to son. There is a balance between family life and the ugly business of crime in which they are engaged
The godfather : the Coppola restoration( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather trilogy is the benchmark ofr all cinematic storytelling. Francis Ford Coppola's masterful adaption of Mario Puzo's novel chronicles the rise and fall of the Corleone family in this celebrated epic
 
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Gordon Willis Amerikaans director of photography (1931-2014)

Gordon Willis caméraman américain

Gordon Willis direttore della fotografia e regista statunitense

Gordon Willis US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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Willis, Gordon Hugh 1931-2014

Γκόρντον Γουίλις

Гордон Уиллис Американский кинооператор

Уиллис, Гордон

Գորդոն Ուիլիս

גורדון ויליס

جوردون ويليز

جوردون ويليز مصور سينمائي أمريكي

گوردون ویلیس

ഗോർഡൻ വില്ലിസ്

გორდონ უილისი

ゴードン・ウィリス

高登·威利斯

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