WorldCat Identities

Maysles, David

Overview
Works: 147 works in 558 publications in 6 languages and 9,979 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Rock concert films  History  Cinéma vérité films  Art  Interviews  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Restager , Producer, Performer, Author, Cinematographer , Other, Film editor, fmd, Interviewee, Contributor, fmk
Classifications: N7193.C5, 920.02
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Maysles
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( Visual )

80 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once an aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )

69 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the Rolling Stones' tour of the United States. Also focusses on a free concert in California where a young man was killed in a crowd
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by David Maysles( Visual )

64 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials
The Beales of Grey Gardens( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East Hampton, the mid-1970's: documentary filmmakers Albert and David Maysles set up camp in a decrepit mansion known as Grey Gardens, where the eccentric Edith "Big Edie" Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale live amid piles of trash and mounds of cats. The film becomes an instant cult classic. Fast forward to the present day: "Grey Gardens" has inspired a successful Broadway musical, an HBO film, and Albert, the surviving Maysles brother, has assembled the outtakes from their archives into this supplement to the original film
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude by Albert Maysles( Visual )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30 year collaboration between acclaimed filmmakers Albert and David Maysles, and the renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude
The Beatles : the first U.S. visit by Beatles( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day-by-day audio visual account of the group's first U.S. tour, including the Ed Sullivan appearances
The gates by Antonio Ferrara( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and German and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with an original attempt in 1979, this film documents the ambitions, planning, and ultimate achievement of Christo's project to install a series of cloth-hung gates in Central Park. The film follows the artists Christo and Jeanne Claude and they navigate through various meetings, arguments, facing an opposing host of city officials, private representatives, artists, and citizens. Over 20 years later the artists fulfill their hope of creating a shared artwork for the community, the camera capturing the ultimate result and public reactions
Grey Gardens ; The Beales of Grey Gardens( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the everyday lives of two reclusive upper class women, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale, who lived in poverty in a derelict mansion in East Hampton, New York. After Grey Gardens spawned everything from a midnight-movie cult following to a Broadway musical to an upcoming Hollywood adaptation, the filmmakers in 2006 went back to their vaults to create a tribute to both the Beale women and their legion of fans. This edition includes the original 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens, along with the 2006 documentary, Beales of Grey Gardens
Running fence : Christo's project for Sonoma and Marin Counties ; State of California 1972-76 by Christo( Visual )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the artist, Christo, through the concept, building, and showing of his objet d'art; a 24 mile long, 18 foot high fence of white fabric stretched across the hills of California. The project was conceived as a work of art for Sonoma and Marin counties and took nearly four years to complete. Once finished and after a period of time, the fence was taken down and the materials were given to the people whose land the fence was built on
Christo's Valley curtain by Albert Maysles( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christo's Valley curtain (1974 ; 28 min.): Celebrates the dramatic hanging of a huge orange curtain between two Colorado mountains and the powerful effect it has on a community. Received an Academy Award nomination
Adventure time by Albert Maysles( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of Christo's project to surround for two weeks several islands in Biscayne Bay in a pink plastic fabric. Includes footage of two other projects, the Pont Neuf and the Reichstag
Christo in Paris : a film by David Maysles( Visual )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his wife Jeanne-Claude, Christo wraps the Pont-Neuf in Paris
The Maysles Brothers : Direct Cinema( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an early example of cinema verite, filmmakers Albert and David Maysles followed door-to-door Bible salesmen on their rounds through Boston, transforming the footage into the 1968 feature-length film The Salesman. In this program, writer and editor Jack Kroll interviews the brothers about their direct cinema technique
Salesman; a film by Albert Maysles( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmakers (and brothers) Albert and David Maysles follow four employees of a company that makes expensive, ornate, illustrated bibles as they attempt to sell the items door-to-door to less-than-interested customers, who are mainly poor or lower-middle-class Catholics with little money to spend on pretty Bibles
5 films about Christo & Jean-Claude by Albert Maysles( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christo's Valley Curtain: Examines the construction of the Mammoth Valley curtain, a 500-foot-high orange veil stretched across Rifle Gap, Colo., by the Bulgarian artist Christo
Grey Gardens( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Grey Gardens spawned everything from a midnight-movie cult following to a Broadway musical to an upcoming Hollywood adaptation, the filmmakers went back to their vaults to create this tribute to both the Beale women and their legion of fans. This edition includes the original documentary, Grey Gardens along with the unseen archival footage for the 2006 documentary, Beales of Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of the relationship between two eccentric recluses, Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and talk about their past behind the walls of their East Hampton mansion
Ozawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the life and work of the Boston Symphony Orchestra's musical director and conductor. Scenes of Ozawa as both teacher and student are interwoven with discussions, rehearsals and performances featuring Rudolf Serkin, Yo-Yo Ma, Jessye Norman and Edith Wiens. Musical excerpts include Mahler's Symphony no. 2, Beethoven's Concerto no. 2 and Symphony no. 6, and Dvorak's Concerto in B minor
Vladimir Horowitz : the last romantic by Vladimir Horowitz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Horowitz in private performance and conversation, including scenes with his wife, Wanda Toscanini Horowitz
Salesman by Albert Maysles( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vida de cuatro vendedores puerta a puerta de una compañía que fabrica biblias de lujo
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter
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Albert and David Maysles : interviews
Alternative Names
David Maysles Amerikaans filmregisseur (1931-1987)

David Maysles cinéaste

David Maysles US-amerikanischer Kameramann und Regisseur

Mayles, David.

Mayles David 1932-1987

Maysles, David P.

Maysles, David Paul

Дэвид Мэйслес

דיוויד מייזלס

Languages
English (362)

German (7)

French (5)

Chinese (2)

Spanish (2)

Dutch (2)