WorldCat Identities

Gassner, Dennis

Works: 25 works in 131 publications in 6 languages and 14,962 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Spy films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Crime films 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Other, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Dennis Gassner
Most widely held works by Dennis Gassner
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( Visual )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road to perdition: Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Big fish by Tim Burton( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: William Bloom, is a young man who never really knew his now dying father, Edward - outside of the tall tales his dad told him about growing up. During Edward's last days William and his wife Josephine hold a bedside vigil next to the old man as he recollects elaborate memories of his youth. Still doubting the legends and folklore, William makes a journey to meet a mysterious woman from whom Edward had bought property
Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters' wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel, all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife, their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch who has put a curse on them
The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los ganadores del Premio de la Academia Tom Hanks y los cineastas Joel y Ethan Coen hacen equipo para relaizar el crimen del siglo en El Quinteto de la muerte, una peculiar comedia de éxito rotundo que te hará reír a carcajadas. Con un simpatiquísimo elenco de reparto y divertidísimo y loco caos, El quinteto de la muerte hará que, literalmente, mueras de la risa"--Container
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sleepy Northern California town in the 1940s, Ed Crane, a humble barber, suspects that his wife Doris is having an affair with her boss. When a stranger comes into town hinting that there is a fortune to be made in investing in the new invention of dry cleaning, Ed hatches a blackmail scheme he hopes will make him rich and get him some revenge at the same time. His plan goes horribly awry when he accidentally commits a murder for which Doris is blamed, landing her in jail, and Ed at the mercy of big-city lawyer Freddy Riedenschneider
The Truman Show by Peter Weir( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An insurance salesman, Truman Burbank,] "is about to discover just how abnormal his seemingly 'normal' life is. What he doesn't realize -- just yet -- is that his whole life is a reality TV show, televised and broadcast for the world to see!"--Container
Field of Dreams by Shawn Mahoney( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) hears a voice, followed by a brief vision of a baseball field. He believes that if he builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield, Shoeless Joe Jackson from the infamous 1919 Chicago "Black" Sox will return to play baseball. By being willing to take a chance, Ray gets a second time up at bat in life
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on Homer's "Odyssey", three escaped chain gang convicts have to travel home to try and recover buried loot from a bank heist. Along the way they meet up with some strange characters
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in German and English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Waring Hudsucker, head of a successful company commits suicide, the board of directors has a plan to make a lot of money, so they decide to appoint a moron to run the company. Mailroom clerk Norville Barnes is exactly what Hudsucker is looking for to be president. They hope that as soon as the stock falls low enough, the director and his friends will buy them up cheaply, take over the company and they will be successful again. However, a tough reporter is suspicious and decides to investigate Hudsucker
Ask the dust by Robert Towne( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust - Bond. 007 aided only by field agent Eve, follows a trail that leads to Silva, whose motives have yet to reveal themselves
James Bond : 50 years of movie posters by Alastair Dougall( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From 1962's Dr. No to 2012's Skyfall, this lavish film-by-film guide, written by Bond Production Designer Dennis Gassner, boasts the most impressive visual collection of James Bond movie posters to date. Featuring a gallery of rare and sought-after posters, as well as spectacular unused concept artwork, and unique teasers and lobby cards from virtually every country where Bond movies have screened, this is a gorgeous collection of the images that have defined cinema's most famous superspy."--Publisher's description
Miller's Crossing by Joel Coen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo, a likeable Irish gangster boss, rules an Eastern city along with Tom, his trusted lieutenant and counselor. But just as their authority is challenged by an Italian underboss and his ruthless henchman, Leo and Tom fall for the same woman. Tom, caught in the jaws of a gangland power struggle, walks a deadly tightrope as he tries to control and manipulate its violent outcome
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fink is a New York playwright who reluctantly relocates to Hollywood to write screenplays. Ordered to write a low budget screenplay about wrestling, Fink manages to type one sentence and then ... nothing. Although his chatty insurance salesman neighbor Charlie helps out by teaching Fink about wrestling, the clock ticks, the temperature rises, and Fink's life spins more and more out of control
Quantum of solace by Marc Forster( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love
Waterworld by Kevin Reynolds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future where Earth is covered with water, the human race struggles to survive on dilapidated boats and makeshift floating cities called atolls. When a mysterious drifter/adventurer known as the Mariner gets caught up in the struggle between the evil Deacon and a young girl and her adoptive mother, he finds himself catapulted into an explosive war of good vs. evil
The ladykillers Nothing to lose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladykillers: Marva Munson is a spry, elderly woman who is looking for a tenant for the spare room in her house. Goldthwait H. Dorr moves in and gains Munson's permission to use the basement for rehearsals with his "medieval music ensemble." Dorr is masterminding the robbery of a riverboat casino, and the fellow musicians in his ensemble are actually the crew he's assembled to pull off the job. Despite their best efforts, Munson finds out about their scheme and Dorr decides the best solution is to silence her permanently
Crocevia della morte( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nei ruggenti anni Venti, durante il proibizionismo, due uomini combattono per il dominio del traffico illegale dell'alcool. Ma la vera miccia che fa esplodere la lotta è l'amore di una donna fatale
Fratello dove sei?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidati dalla suadente parlantina, tre detenuti evadono nel Mississippi colpito dalla depressione. I tre si imbattono in una stazione radio dove incidono una canzone sotto lo pseudonimo del gruppo musicale "The Soggy Bottom Boys" ed è un successo
La bussola d'oro( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Italian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lyra è una ragazzina orfana che vive con il suo daimon (rappresentazione fisica in forma animale di un individuo), che si fida del suo tutore Lord Asriel ma che viene concupita dalla bella affascinante Mrs. Coulter. Quando alcuni dei suoi amici vengono rapiti dagli ingoiatori Lyra cercherà insieme ai Gyziani di recarsi nella terra degli orsi polari per salvare chi realmente conta per lei. (Mymovies)
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Alternative Names
Dennis Gassner Art director

Dennis Gassner Canadees scenograaf

Dennis Gassner kanadischer Artdirector und Szenenbildner

Dennis Gassner scenografo canadese

Деннис Гасснер американский художник-постановщик

دنیس گسنر




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