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Maysles, Albert

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

70 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,644 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 )

59 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour of the United States, including a performance at Madison Square Garden and a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California where violence broke out between fans and Hell's Angels who were providing security. Includes performances by Ike and Tina Turner, the Jefferson Airplane and the Flying Burrito Brothers
Addiction : a 14-part series by James Franco( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,074 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
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles( Visual )

59 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,027 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 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
Iris by Albert Maysles( Visual )

18 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 682 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
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 661 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-existant 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
South of the border( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 594 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
Primary by Robert Drews( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A candid film covering the political campaign efforts during the 1960 Wisconsin Democratic Presidential Primary when Sen. John F. Kennedy upset Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey. Shot entirely in synchronous sound with light-weight portable equipment, the film revolutionized documentary filmmaking with its spontaneous, unobtrusive and highly intimate style
The gates by Antonio Ferrara( Visual )

20 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 516 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
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film presents a look at the life and influence of author James Baldwin (1924-1987), 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. Combining archival footage, home movies, television clips, and interviews with friends, family members, and colleagues, as well as readings from his works and scenes from his plays, this documentary captures the passionate intellect and courageous writing of a man who was born Black, impoverished, gifted and gay. Born in Harlem, the eldest of nine children, Baldwin wrote his first play at age eight and went on to write such influential works as Go tell it on the mountain, Giovanni's room, Another country, and The fire next time. This documentary discusses his life in France and Turkey, his homosexuality and his return to the U.S. to participate in the Civil Rights Movement. This comprehensive biography concludes with his death from cancer in 1987 and his funeral at New York's St. John the Divine. Among those who reminisce about the author are Maya Angelou, Amiri Baraka, Ishmael Reed, William Styron, and Baldwin's biographer David Leeming
The Beatles : the first U.S. visit by Beatles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A day-by-day audio visual account of the group's first U.S. tour, including the Ed Sullivan appearances
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude by Albert Maysles( Visual )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 30 year collaboration between acclaimed filmmakers Albert and David Maysles, and the renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Four seasons lodge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 375 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
The Kennedy films of Robert Drew & associates( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 360 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
A dogs life : a dogamentary by Gayle Kirschenbaum( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 314 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
Grey Gardens ; The Beales of Grey Gardens( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 299 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
The love we make by Albert Maysles( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 278 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
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Jean Douchet( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in French and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short films present stories of different neighborhoods of Paris. In "Rue Saint Denis", an experienced prostitute picks up a virginal dishwasher; in "Place de l'Etoile", a timid salesclerk thinks he has committed murder; in Montparnasse et Levallois, a woman is afraid she has mixed up letters to her two boyfriend; in "La muette" a young boy finds a way to ignore his obnoxious parents
Stolen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the 1990 heist of Vermeer's The concert and several other famous works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
PrimaryParis vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, RouchThe direct cinema of David and Albert MayslesAlbert and David Maysles : interviewsA Maysles scrapbook : photographs, cinemagraphs, documents
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

אלברט מייזלס