WorldCat Identities

Maysles, Albert

Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Albert Maysles
Grey Gardens by David Maysles( Visual )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,386 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
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )

13 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Called the greatest rock film ever made, this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour. When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco's Altamont Speedway, Direct Cinima pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to immortalize on film the bloody slash that transformed a decade's dreams into disillusionment"--Container
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by David Maysles( Visual )

56 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 971 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 life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existent Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a look at the life and influence of author James Baldwin, at once a major twentieth century American author, a Civil Rights activist and, for two crucial decades, a prophetic voice calling Americans, Black and white, to confront their shared racial tragedy. Through interviews with writers and friends, this documentary captures the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born Black, impoverished, gifted and gay
South of the border( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn't know it. In South of the Border, Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. In casual conversations with Presidents Hugo Chávez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner (Argentina), as well as her husband and ex-President Nestor Kirchner, Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), and Raúl Castro (Cuba), Stone gains unprecedented access and sheds new light upon the exciting transformations in the region
Iris by Richard Eyre( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look into the life of fashion icon Iris Apfel, and her husband of over 60 years: the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven with an outsized presence on the New York & Palm Beach fashion scenes. Despite the abundance of glamour in her current life, Iris continues to embrace the values and work ethic established during a middle-class Queens upbringing during the Great Depression
Primary by Robert Drew( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political documentary of the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic presidential primary campaigns in which Senator John F. Kennedy upset Senator Hubert H. Humphrey
Four seasons lodge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted by the past but driven by an unquenchable passion for living, an aging group of Holocaust survivors gathers each summer at an idyllic hideaway in the Catskills, where they savor tightly bonded friendships, find new love and celebrate their survival. Directed by New York Times journalist Andrew Jacobs, with cinematography by the legendary Albert Maysles (Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens), Four seasons lodge is an inspiring and surprisingly funny documentary that captures what may be the final season for a remarkable tribe of survivors who have found that dancing, laughter and late-night revelry may be the best revenge on Hitler.Haunted by the past but driven by an unquenchable passion for living, an aging group of Holocaust survivors gathers each summer at an idyllic hideaway in the Catskills, where they savor tightly bonded friendships, find new love and celebrate their survival
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude by Gary Hustwit( Visual )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30 year collaboration between acclaimed filmmakers Albert and David Maysles, and the renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude
A dogs life a dogamentary by Gayle Kirschenbaum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hilarious and poignant documentary explores the positive effects of the intense bond between dogs and humans, as told through the story of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum and her dog Chelsea. As seen on HBO
Six in Paris by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

10 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in French and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six directors release six vignettes set in different sections of Paris. Includes: Saint-Germain-des-Pres (Douchet); Gare du Nord (Rouch); Rue Saint-Denis (Pollet); Place de l'Etoile (Rhomer); Montparnasse and Levallois (Godard); and La Muette (Chabrol)
The love we make by Paul McCartney( Visual )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film follows Paul McCartney as he journeys through the streets of New York City in the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. It also chronicles the planning and performance of the benefit concert that took place less than six months after the attacks: The Concert For New York City. It also features performance clips from the benefit concert and backstage moments with many of the performers and other famous attendees
The gates by Antonio Ferrara( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and German and held by 254 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
Recording The producers a musical romp with Mel Brooks by Mel Brooks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exclusive musical comedy event showcases the antics of the entire cast and crew including director Susan Stroman, plus stars Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, with Roger Bart, Gary Beach, Cady Huffman and Bras Oscar as they record the cast album with show-stopping hilarity and heart. Includes exclusive candid behind-the-scenes footage, 14 song performances, and much more, all hosted by Mel Brooks
The Kennedy films of Robert Drew & associates( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960, a filmmaking group was granted direct access to John F. Kennedy, filming him on the campaign trail and eventually in the Oval Office. This resulted in three films of remarkable, behind-closed-doors intimacy, Primary, Adventures on the New Frontier, and Crisis, and, following the president's assassination, the poetic short Faces of November. Collected here are all four of these titles, early exemplars of the movement known as Direct Cinema
Letting go a hospice journey by Diane Lee Holland( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how hospice can provide an opportunity to find comfort, companionship, and peace before death for terminally ill patients and their families. The program sheds light on the decision-making process of the doctors, nurses, chaplains, social workers, and volunteers involved in the hospice
Addiction a 14-part series by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experts discuss drug and alcohol addiction and explain how addiction is a treatable brain disease. Contains the original 90-minute documentary broadcast on television in 2007 plus over five hours of additional material
A Maysles scrapbook : photographs, cinemagraphs, documents by Albert Maysles( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert and David Maysles : interviews by Albert Maysles( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.04 for Albert May ... to 0.90 for Artist fil ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Albert Maysles Amerikaans filmregisseur (1926-2015)

Albert Maysles US-amerikanischer Kameramann und Regisseur

Mayles, Albert

Mayles Albert 1926-2015

Maysles, Al

Maysles, Al 1926-

Maysles, Al 1926-2015

Maysles, Aobert

Maysles, Aobert 1926-

Meisuosi, A’erbote 1926-

Meisuosi, A'erbote

Альберт Мэйслес

Six in ParisA Maysles scrapbook : photographs, cinemagraphs, documentsAlbert and David Maysles : interviewsAlbert MayslesAlbert and David Maysles : interviewsA Maysles scrapbook : photographs, cinemagraphs, documents