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Maysles, Albert

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

74 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Big and Little Edie Beale: mother and daughter, high-society dropouts, and reclusive cousins of Jackie Onassis. The two manage to thrive together amid the decay and disorder of their East Hampton, New York, mansion, making for an eerily ramshackle echo of the American Camelot. An impossibly intimate portrait, this 1976 documentary by Albert and David Maysles, codirected by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer, quickly became a cult classic and established Little Edie as a fashion icon and philosopher queen
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )

66 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,435 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. This special version also contains never-before-seen performances from the Madison Square Garden show, audio commentary by directors Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin, excerpts from KSAN Radio's Altamont wrap-up, an Altamont stills gallery featuring the work of photographers Bill Owens and Beth Sunflower, original and re-release theatrical trailers, plus trailers for Maysles films Grey gardens and Salesman, filmographies for Maysles Films and Charlotte Zwerin, and a restoration demonstration
Addiction : a 14-part series by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Packed with case studies, this program explores a wide range of addiction issues. Viewers will enter a Dallas ER swamped with drug-related injuries and meet a middle-aged woman who has her heroin-addicted daughter arrested. Other topics include: relapse, brain imaging, opiate addiction, adolescent drug abuse, an alcoholism treatment called topiramate, and the lack of insurance coverage for addiction"--Container
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles( Visual )

60 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,031 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 )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 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 )

17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 674 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 658 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 )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro
Primary by Robert Drew( Visual )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and German and held by 559 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
James Baldwin : the price of the ticket by Karen Thorsen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 516 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
The gates by Antonio Ferrara( Visual )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and German and held by 504 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
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 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the inside story of the two weeks when Beatlemania first ignited America. The Beatles are filmed off-guard and off-duty; in hotel rooms and nightclubs, at photo-sessions, press conferences, travelling side-by-side in limos and on trains to record the trip as The Beatles sped around the States leaving the nation spellbound. Also includes film of their debut concert at The Washington Coliseum and their three historic appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude by Albert Maysles( Visual )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 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 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary follows a group of aging Holocaust survivors during what may be their last summer together at a compound in the Catskill Mountains of New York. For twenty-five years, they have spent the long summer days in the company of others who understand their pasts and their pain
The Kennedy films of Robert Drew & associates( Visual )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 357 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 321 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
Letting go : a hospice journey by Susan Froemke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 299 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
Grey Gardens ; The Beales of Grey Gardens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 295 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
Paris vu par Chabrol, Douchet, Godard, Pollet, Rohmer, Rouch by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 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 Albert Maysles( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 280 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, and his subsequent organization of the Concert for New York City; features performance clips from the benefit concert and backstage moments with many of the performers and other famous attendees
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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

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