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Fox Lorber CentreStage (Firm)

Overview
Works: 77 works in 137 publications in 1 language and 8,709 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary television programs  Interviews  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Documentary films  Filmed stand-up comedy routines  Comedy films  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1995.9.P7, 791.430232092
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Most widely held works by Fox Lorber CentreStage (Firm)
Ella Fitzgerald : something to live for by Ella Fitzgerald( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive look at "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"--Container
Merce Cunningham : a lifetime of dance by Merce Cunningham( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merce Cunningham, a colossus of 20th-century choreography, is perhaps most famous for his sheer fecundity--inventing steps, choreographing 200+ dances, and over 800 "Events" (site-specific works). At the forefront of the American avant-garde for more than 50 years, he abandoned conventional elements of dance structure, most controversially, the relationship of dance and music influenced by his collaboration with composer John Cage. Endlessly inventive and inquisitive, Cunningham collaborated with a wide range of composers, designers, and artists, incorporating video into pieces, and employing computerized choreography in his later years to instruct members of his company. Unlike most choreographers, movement itself was his principal subject matter--neither narrative nor musical form determines the dance structure. Cunningham leaves a vast legacy, but he expressed his view of his art saying, "Dancing is the art of the present tense."
Alfred Stieglitz : the eloquent eye by Perry Miller Adato( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the achievements and legacy of photographer Alfred Stieglitz. Includes an interview with Georgia O'Keeffe as well as film footage of other artists he inspired including Edward Steichen and John Marin
Vaudeville by Greg Palmer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes snippets of performances from various acts including: George Burns and Gracie Allen, Bob Hope, James Cagney, Bert Williams, Eddie Cantor, W.C. Fields, Bert Lahr, Weber & Fields, Joe Doris, Babe Ruth, Joe Frisco, Al Jolson, Eddie Peabody, Nicholas Brothers, Fuzzy Knight, Jimmy Durante, Fanny Brice, Carson Robinson, Duncan Sisters, Moms Mabley, Ethel Waters, Rudy Vallee, Ruth Etting, Jack Benny, Ginger Rogers, Thelma White
Man Ray : prophet of the avant-garde by Mel Stuart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the artist's remarkable legacy from his early beginnings in New York to his distinctive achievements in Paris and finally, to the impact his work left for future generations in a variety of fields"--Container
Superstar( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Academy Award winner, Chuck Workman's stylish and definitive documentary about painter Andy Warhol traces his life from Pittsburgh schoolboy to pop art legend, from advertising illustrator to chronicler of the haunt monde of New York City. The film includes behind-the-scenes looks at "Factory" life and several enigmatic interviews given by Warhol over the years, as well as a dazzling array of images from Warhol's art and films."--Back of container
The films of Spike Lee by Spike Lee( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Spike Lee talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work. "I have been blessed with the opportunity to express the views of black people who otherwise don't have access to power and the media. I have to take advantage of that while I am still bankable."
Yours for a song : the women of Tin Pan Alley( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the lives and work of the women songwriters of the Tin Pan Alley era through interviews, archival footage, motion picture clips, photographs, and interpretations of their songs by contemporary performers. Includes profiles of songwriters Dorothy Fields, Kay Swift, Dana Suesse and Ann Ronell
Richard Rodgers : the sweetest sounds by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Masters takes an unprecedented look at the legendary composer with this film portrait. Includes interviews with Julie Andrews, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn and Celeste Holm as well as archival performances by Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Diahann Carroll, Mary Martin, John Coltrane and Barbra Streisand
I'm the one that I want by Margaret Cho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film captures comedian Margaret Cho at home in San Francisco, in her first appearance at the Warfield Theater. The spine of the show is the appalling true story of her experiences starring in the short-lived ABC sitcom "All-American Girl," the first mainstream television comedy built around an Asian-American family. Although her character was based on herself, the network decided to revamp her appearance and her personality. Her kidneys collapse, her show is canceled, and she begins a descent into booze, pills, and self-loathing. Ms. Cho spins lack of self-esteem into comic gold, and the eventual resurrection of her own voice, her own shape, and satisfaction with being the one she wants
The ballad of Ramblin' Jack( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Ramblin' Jack Elliott who traveled and sang with Woody Guthrie and became a mentor to Bob Dylan. Jack's duaghter Aiyana had originally wanted to document the her father in action and bring his story to light. However, when she hit the road with him, the focus of the story turned from the roving cowboy's life on the road to the daughter's search for a dad who was rarely at home. This film, shot over a period of two years, contains performances, interviews and archival material including home movies from the Guthrie family's private collection
Norman Rockwell : painting America( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of painter/illustrator Norman Rockwell. Features interviews with historians, critics, family, friends, and admirers
The films of Clint Eastwood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clint Eastwood talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
The films of Steven Spielberg by Frederick Wasser( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
Isaac Stern, life's virtuoso( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of violinist Isaac Stern featuring rare archival footage of Stern performing as well as interviews with students, colleagues and friends
The films of Sydney Pollack by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Sydney Pollack talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The films of Robert Altman by Robert Altman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After six decades in the motion picture industry, Robert Altman remains one of Hollywood's most prolific directors. Famous for using large ensemble casts, Altman practices an improvisational style of filmmaking that give his actors the rare luxury to freely interpret their roles."--Container
The films of Barry Levinson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barry Levinson talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
The films of Rob Reiner by Rob Reiner( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through in-depth interviews, behind the scenes footage and clips from his films, Rob Reiner talks about the ideas, influences, motivations, struggles and successes behind his work
The films of Milos Forman by MiloŇ° Forman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milos Forman talks about his films and the making of them, provides a brief autobiographical introduction of how he got started in his career, and follows with film reminiscences giving insights about the production, the casting process, studios, the industry and experiences with collaborators
 
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I'm the one that I want
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Fox Lorber Centre Stage (Firm)

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SuperstarI'm the one that I wantIsaac Stern, life's virtuosoThe films of Sydney PollackThe films of Barry LevinsonThe films of Rob ReinerThe films of Milos Forman