WorldCat Identities

Landau, Diana 1950-

Overview
Works: 56 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 5,178 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Illustrated works  Pictorial works  Literature  Folklore  Life skills guides  Biography  Screenplays  Biographies  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PR5397.F73, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Diana Landau
Living with wildlife : how to enjoy, cope with, and protect North America's wild creatures around your home and theirs( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with Wildlife identifies and describes more than 100 species, explains how wildlife-human interactions can lead to conflicts, and offers proven advice for how to resolve them
Dances with wolves : the illustrated story of the epic film by Kevin Costner( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Costner's comment that the film "Dances with Wolves will forever be my love letter to the past", the stage is set for this book, which is a testament to the affection and care expended on the film. Glorious photographs, actual screenplay, and explanatory comments from actors, technical advisors, and the authors provide background for this production. The magnificence of the Native American, wolf, and buffalo, along with the respect and concern with which this film was made, are captured in this stirring work
Wolf : spirit of the wild : a celebration of wolves in word and image( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology in celebration of wolves includes writings by wolf experts, along with poetry, fables, legends, and myths from cultures around the world
Magnetic north : a trek across Canada by David Halsey( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of Halsey's 1977-79 Trans-Canada Expedition by foot, dogsled, and canoe
Gladiator : the making of the Ridley Scott epic by Diana Landau( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this extraordinary book about the making of one of the best films of the year, a rich array of more than 200 photos, production drawings, storyboards, costume sketches, architectural renderings, and digital effects images shows the cinematic process step by step. Readers get an inside view of the planning and execution of this spectacular movie, directed by Ridley Scott at the peak of his creative career. Through extensive interviews, the filmmakers reveal how the story was written, how the locations were scouted in Europe and North Africa, and how the international cast, including Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, and Oliver Reed, was chosen. Sections highlight the fascinating process of how the sets were designed and built--including a reproduction of the Roman Colosseum--and how the fight scenes were staged. The real historical background of the Roman Empire during this period is covered in detail. In the final section, the story of Gladiator is told in synopsis, with excerpts from the screenplay, action storyboards, and still photos, capped off by the complete credits."--back cover
Iowa : the spirit of America by Diana Landau( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, you'll discover a place as colorful and complex as one of its beautiful Amish quilts--and you'll taste the true flavor of the American heartland
Ali : the movie and the man by Gregory Allen Howard( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and French and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides details of the making of the film about the life of boxer Mohammad Ali from his childhood, when he was known as Cassius Clay, to his conversion to Islam, his marriages, and his matches against Sonny Liston and George Foreman
Fortysomething : claiming the power and the passion of your midlife years by Ross E Goldstein( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows why midlife for baby boomers is different and more positive than for any previous generation, and examine how to experience this exciting new midlife from a variety of perspectives
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kenneth Branagh( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven critical essays bringing various interpretations to the novel about a monster created by a scientist
Animal athletes : olympians of the wild world by Frans Lanting( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides photographs and text for a variety of wild animals, including the cheetah, emperor penguin, orangutan, and chameleon
Kingdom of heaven : the Ridley Scott film and the history behind the story by Ridley Scott( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The companion volume to the Ridley Scott film set in twelfth-century Europe and Jerusalem during the Crusades provides an historical background and describes the production, including sets, costumes, and storyboards
Planet of the Apes by William T Quick( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 200 photos, drawings, storyboards, and the complete screenplay, this is a stunning pictorial moviebook of the film event of Summer 2001--Tim Burton's version of "Planet of the Apes"
Men in black : the script and the story behind the film by Ed Solomon( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The official companion book to the motion picture Men in Black. Includes the complete screenplay, more than 150 color photographs from the film, production design artwork, and behind-the-scenes information on how the film was made. Also includes The Official MIB Agent's Manual, which features profiles of America's "Most Wanted Aliens," a weapons catalog, and the MIB Dress Code
Seasons of grace : the life-giving practice of gratitude by Alan W Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers : a fable on film and how it was told by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ohio : the spirit of America by Diana Landau( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods and generals : the illustrated story of the epic Civil War film by Ronald F Maxwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain left behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a man of great religious faith who served in the defense of the Confederacy. And Gen. Robert E. Lee, who led the Confederate army, was a man who was forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised. As Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee are followed through the declaration of war and the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Frederickburg, and Chancellorsville
City of Joy : the illustrated story of the film by Roland Joffé( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Disney's A Christmas carol by Diana Landau( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a hybrid of a Making of and the Art of the movie it will introduce the world behind Zemeckis's camera, revealing the secrets of performance-capture technology. It explains how Jim Carrey played not only, Scrooge but also the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future
Wild wild West : the illustrated story behind the film by Barry Sonnenfeld( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Living with wildlife : how to enjoy, cope with, and protect North America's wild creatures around your home and theirs
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Dances with wolves : the illustrated story of the epic filmWolf : spirit of the wild : a celebration of wolves in word and imageGladiator : the making of the Ridley Scott epicIowa : the spirit of AmericaAli : the movie and the manMary Shelley's FrankensteinAnimal athletes : olympians of the wild worldKingdom of heaven : the Ridley Scott film and the history behind the story
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