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Willis, Gordon 1931-2014

Works: 167 works in 749 publications in 10 languages and 16,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Comedy films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Journalism films  Conspiracy films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Interviewee, Illustrator, Author, Production personnel, Director, Other, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gordon Willis
Most widely held works by Gordon Willis
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

89 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,959 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
All the president's men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

26 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,559 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 )

59 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the relationships of Isaac Davis, a successful New York television comedy writer, aged 42, with a variety of other New Yorkers: his mistress, Tracy, his ex-wife, Jill, his best friend, Yale, Yale's wife, Emily, and Yale's lover, Mary
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,171 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
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration
The paper chase by Video Arts (Firm)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story of a first-year Harvard Law School student who comes to terms with his dreams in America's most competitive school. Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes fearful of a brilliant professor, who terrorizes some, inspires others and who easily seperates the men from the boys
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tense courtroom thriller. Prosecuting attorney Rusty Sabich is ordered to look after the case of his murdered colleague, but he was secretly having an affair with her. To avoid coming under suspicion, he is going to have to cover his own back a little. And it soon becomes clear he's not the only one with secrets. Can Rusty's wife trust him, and can he trust anyone?
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 881 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
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La storia del cinematografo vista attraverso lo sguardo dei più importanti cineasti e colta dalle scene di più di 125 film
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

47 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvy Singer es un comediante de clubs nocturnos que a los 40 años hace un repaso de su vida tras romper con su última novia, Annie. Cuenta sus amores, sus matrimonios y en especial la relación con ella, a la que conoce tras un partido de tenis. Alvy es un tipo especial, algo neurótico, dominado por una serie de obsesiones que acaban por destruir cada una de sus relaciones
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 619 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 )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 586 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 525 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 Dennis Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from Dennis Potter's landmark British TV miniseries and relocated to the United States during the Depression, Pennies from Heaven dramatizes how popular songs both shaped and reflected the thoughts of people living through economic (and emotional) hardship. A musical Set in Depression era
Malice by Tamarra Kaida( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a serial killer begins murdering female students in a New England town, the college dean becomes involved in the investigation while wondering about the surgeon who has taken a room in his house
The Godfather DVD collection bonus materials( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 330 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 271 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 : the Coppola restoration( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part III: "In the final installment of the epic Corleone trilogy, Al Pacino reprises his role as powerful family leader Michael Corleone. Now in his 60s, Michael is consumed with guilt for his past deeds while he plans his family's re-emergence as a completely legitimate corporation in this exciting, long-awaited film."--Back of container
Klute by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enigmatic small town Detective John Klute is hired to track down his best friend, a research scientist who has disappeared without a trace. His investigation leads him to New York City, and Bree Daniels, skilled, intelligent, cynical, and personally troubled part-time model and full-time call girl. She was savagely beaten once by a man from Pennsylvania, who may have been his friend. Taking a journey into the underbelly of the Big Apple the two begin to realize that everything and everyone may not be what they seem. Dangers lurk in the shadows, old habits become harder to break, and love is a four-letter word best left unspoken for two people from two very different worlds
The devil's own by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the top Northern Ireland IRA terrorists escapes to New York where he, under a false name, lives in the house of an Irish cop who knows nothing about his real identity. Their surprising friendship and the cop's growing suspicions force the terrorist to choose between the promise of peace or a lifetime of murder
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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 C. 1931-2014

Willis, Gordon Hugh 1931-2014

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