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Willis, Gordon 1931-2014

Overview
Works: 215 works in 679 publications in 9 languages and 16,916 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, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gordon Willis
 
Most widely held works by Gordon Willis
Mario Puzo's The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

82 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,785 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 )

18 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,509 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 )

51 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,471 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 2013 in English and French and held by 1,413 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 )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,008 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 James Bridges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 1,000 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 separates the men from the boys
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 949 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?
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 660 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
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary comic filmmaker Sandy Bates is tired of being funny. Teetering on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bates attends a weekend retrospective of his films, only to confront the meaning of his work, the memories of his great love, Dorrie, and the merits of settling down with new girlfriend Isobel. Plagued by hallucinations, alien visitations and the bloodless studio executives trying to recut his bleak new film, Bates struggles to find a reason to go on living
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

41 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 598 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 (from container)
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 555 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 saddled with a bank-account-draining nightmare. Struggling to keep their relationship together as their rambling mansion falls to pieces around them, the two hapless homeowners watch in horror as everything, including the bathtub, disappears into the appropriately named "money pit"
A midsummer night's sex comedy by Woody Allen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primi del Novecento: un tronfio ed anziano professore e la sua promessa sposa, un inventore svitato e sua moglie, un medico casanova s'incontrano in una casa di campagna. La magia della notte risveglierà i sensi e confonderà le coppie. (Mereghetti)
Pennies from heaven by Herbert Ross( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
The Godfather DVD collection bonus materials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 338 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
Klute by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 219 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 )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 173 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
Malice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 156 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
Interiors by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eve, an interior designer, is deserted by her husband of many years, the emotionally glacial relationships of their three grown daughters are laid bare. Twisted by jealousy, insecurity and resentment, Renata, a successful writer; Flyn, a woman crippled by indecision; and Joey, a budding actress, struggle to communicate for the sake of their shattered mother
Bright lights, big city by James Bridges( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamie Conway, an aspiring writer, abandons the wheat fields of Kansas for the skyline of Manhattan, and the city's seductive party subculture. Hitting the clubs night after night, Jamie soon spins out of control, and he risks losing everything and everyone he loves
 
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Gordon Willis caméraman américain

Gordon Willis direttore della fotografia e regista statunitense

Gordon Willis US-amerikanischer Kameramann

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