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Willis, Gordon 1931-2014

Overview
Works: 221 works in 688 publications in 9 languages and 16,918 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 )

77 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,779 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 1,530 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 )

53 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,472 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 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather: The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,002 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 John Houseman( 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 947 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
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

5 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 )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous comedy film maker, rejected by his fans after a venture into serious cinema, seeks comfort from the three dissimilar women he is dating
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of neurotic comedian Alvy Singer and his girlfriend Annie Hall
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 553 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 )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 526 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

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
The Godfather DVD collection bonus materials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 339 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 270 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 217 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 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Irish-American cop unknowingly brings in an IRA terrorist and tries to stop him before he destroys any more lives
Malice( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 157 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
Interiors by Woody Allen( Visual )

15 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 145 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 123 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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Alternative Names
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

Prince of Darkness 1931-2014

Willis, Gordon

Willis, Gordon C. 1931-2014

Willis, Gordon Hugh 1931-2014

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