WorldCat Identities

Maysles, David

Overview
Works: 164 works in 482 publications in 4 languages and 9,658 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Rock concert films  History  Cinéma vérité films  Art  Interviews  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Author, Producer, Performer, Other, Film editor, fmd, Restager , Interviewee, Cinematographer , Contributor
Classifications: N7193.C5, 782.421660922
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Maysles
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( Visual )

60 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,601 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 )

52 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,436 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 Albert Maysles( Visual )

54 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door slesman. 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 by Albert Maysles( Visual )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 755 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 Gary Hustwit( Visual )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 413 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 gates( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gates chronicles the intricate process of completing the 7,503 saffron-coloured gates and fabric panels used in project, The Gates, Central Park, New York City, 1979-2005. The project is a site-specific art installation by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The documentary captures the soaring majesty of the project, along with its impact on thousands of amazed and occasionally sceptical witnesses who flocked to snowy Central Park to experience the art work over the course of 16 days, from the 12th of February, through to the 27th of February 2005
Grey Gardens ; The Beales of Grey Gardens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 301 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 )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the artist, Christo, through the concept, building, and showing of his 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
The Beatles : the first U.S. visit by Beatles( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day-by-day audio visual account of the group's first U.S. tour, including the Ed Sullivan appearances
Christo's Valley curtain by Albert Maysles( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the creation of the quarter-mile long orange fabric curtain suspended between two Colorado mountains and designed by the artist Christos
Islands by Albert Maysles( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les enveloppements, realises par Christo, des iles de la baie de Biscayne et ses projets pour le Pont-Neuf a Paris et Reichstag a Berlin
Christo in Paris : a film by David Maysles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of his wife Jeanne-Claude, Christo wraps the Pont-Neuf in Paris
The Beatles : the first U.S. visit( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day-by-day audio visual account of the Beatles' arrival on U.S. shores. This full-length film takes us on an historic, musical ride back in time. The Ed Sullivan appearances will give audiences of all ages an opportunity to relive a time of glorious, innocent mayhem. Between the thirteen performances, the viewer will join the Beatles in their limos, hotel rooms, and on their trip from New York to Washington, DC to Miami, Florida
Salesman; a film by Albert Maysles( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Direct cinema( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and held by 77 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
5 films about Christo & Jean-Claude( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Running fence: Follows the artist, Christo, through the concept, building and showing of a 24 mile long, 18 foot high fence of white fabric stretched across the hills of Sonoma and Marin Counties in California
Ozawa( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 47 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
Grey Gardens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 38 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
Salesman Le vendeur de bibles by David Maysles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : Le cinéma des frères Maysles demeure sans conteste l'un des premiers et des plus purs exemples de cinéma direct. Salesman, le vendeur de Bibles : Quatre américains moyens font du porte à porte à travers la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Ils vendent des bibles, « le plus bel ouvrage de littérature de tous les temps ». Ils se surnomment « le Lapin », le « Tricheur », le Blaireau » et « le Taureau ». Grey gardens : Edie et Mrs Beale : Découvrez Mrs Beale et sa fille Edie, marginales de la côte est des Etats-Unis, tante et cousine de Jackie Bouvier Kennedy vivant recluses dans leur maison complètement délabrée de l'huppé East Hampton où les chats et les ratons-laveurs ont élu domicile. Le portrait magistral de deux femmes peu ordinaires
Salesman by Albert Maysles( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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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

Languages
English (262)

French (3)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Covers
Albert and David Maysles : interviews