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Gassner, Dennis

Overview
Works: 46 works in 179 publications in 5 languages and 16,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  Spy films  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Science fiction films  Crime films 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Other, prs, Production personnel, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dennis Gassner
 
Most widely held works by Dennis Gassner
Road to Perdition by Sam Mendes( Visual )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,094 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 held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language including sexual references
The man who wasn't there by Joel Coen( Visual )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,372 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 1,216 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 Phil Alden Robinson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Iowa farmer hears a voice that instructs him to plow down his crops and construct a baseball field. After doing so, the field is inhabited by spirits of dead baseball players. All-new digitally remastered and includes many new bonus features
The Hudsucker proxy by Joel Coen( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 683 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
O brother, where art thou? by Joel Coen( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 651 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
Ask the dust by Colin Farrell( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 511 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
Bugsy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If he hadn't been a gangster, he might have been honored on a postage stamp, as the Father of Las Vegas. When Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel ventured west with some of the Eastern mob's investment funds in the early 1940s, he fell in love with the movies, and a feisty moll named Virginia Hill. Siegel had a vision, which gave rise to an historic plan to transform Las Vegas from a sleepy, sand-choked backwater into an international entertainment Mecca. Nobody shared his vision, but he knew that if he built it, they would come. He built it with other people's money, dangerous people like Meyer Lansky, Moe Green, and Charlie Luciano. While creating this seductive vision, he became so obsessed with it that he was rubbed out before he could see the modern city that sprang from his dream. In their posh Vegas boardrooms, though, the mobsters made out like bandits
Skyfall by Sam Mendes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost
Blade runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve( Visual )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years
Barton Fink by Joel Coen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 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
James Bond : 50 years of movie posters by Alastair Dougall( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 168 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2013 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
Quantum of solace by Marc Forster( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 35 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
Into the woods by Rob Marshall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 17 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
Into the woods by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy tale characters of Little Red Ridinghood, Cinderella, and Jack (and the Beanstalk) are linked together with the characters of a baker and his wife. Their stories intertwine as they all search for something different in the woods. After they have all found happiness, they must band together to fight a giant
 
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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

דניס גסנר

دنیس گسنر

デニス・ガスナー

丹尼斯·加斯納

丹尼斯·蓋斯納

Languages
English (142)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Spanish (2)

German (1)