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Daviau, Allen

Works: 83 works in 265 publications in 9 languages and 7,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Vampire films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  War films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Other, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Allen Daviau
Most widely held works by Allen Daviau
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

26 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 2,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This edition includes all new bonus features, including a new interview with Steven Spielberg
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a British boy, James Graham, whose privileged life is upturned by the Japanese invasion of Shanghai, December 8, 1941. Separated from his parents, he is eventually captured, and taken to Soo Chow confinement camp, next to a captured Chinese airfield. Amidst the sickness and food shortages in the camp, Jim attempts to reconstruct his former life, all the while bringing spirit and dignity to those around him
The color purple by Alice Walker( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the early 1900s, tells the story of Celie, a poor black Southern woman, whose friendship with two women helps her overcome the brutality of her father and husband
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van Helsing, el legendario Cazador de Monstruos, es enviado por el Vaticano a la lejana Transilvania, una región aterrorizada por el poderoso Conde Drácula. Uniendo sus fuerzas a las de una valerosa princesa gitana, que está decidida a poner fin a una antigua maldición que pesa sobre su familia derrotando al infante vampiro, Van Helsing prosigue su odisea para librar al mundo del mal
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of cinematography as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 immortal movies. Traces the evolution and innovations of cinematography beginning in an era when the movie camera was a marvelous invention, and examines how to filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Avalon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and German and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky (based on Barry Levinson's grandfather) arrives in idyllic Avalon (a suburb of Baltimore) to join his four brothers who had come to America earlier. Levinson's semi-autobiographical film follows several generations of the Krichinskys-- a tight-knit group who work, raise their families, celebrate holidays-- and bicker together. Sam's son, Jules (Aidan Quinn), and his grandson Michael (Elijah Wood, in his first major role) become the focus of much of the story
Harry and the Hendersons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chance car accident introduces the Henderson family to the real-life Bigfoot, who is anything but a ferocious monster. He quickly becomes a true friend of the family. They're soon in a race against the clock to return "Harry' to his natural environment before the authorities capture him
The falcon and the snowman by John Schlesinger( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and German and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Christopher Boyce and Daulton Lee, boyhood friends. In their early twenties, Boyce has just quit the seminary and taken a job at TRW where he soon has access to the company's top-secret defense files, including evidence of the CIA's tampering with elections overseas. Lee is a runaway, paroled heroin addict. The ideological disillusionment of one and the greed and need for excitement of the other lead them to sell secrets to the Russians. As they proceed, the stakes get higher and the risks larger. -- Summary adapted from container
Shooting for realism( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professional directors of photography are given the same script and set to film. While filming, they explain their approaches, the problems they encounter, and how they overcome them
Frank Capra bonus disc by Kenneth Bowser( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of documentary films about the life and work of Frank Capra
Shooting for black & white by Allen Daviau( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Starting with the same script and set, Allen Daviau recreates the shooting style of the 1920s, including the filtration, vignetting, aspect ratios and shot coverage of the period, while Denis Lenoir uses modern cinematic techniques with a moving camera and shoots with both color and black and white
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how a near-death experience impacts the lives of three people
Das Reich der Sonne( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Zeit voller Aufruhr - eine Welt im Krieg - ein Junge allein
E.T. el extraterrestre by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un pequeño visitante de otro planeta se queda en la Tierra cuando su nave se marcha olvidándose de él. Tiene miedo. Está completamente solo. Está a 3.000.000 de años luz de su casa. Aquí se hará amigo de un niño, que lo esconde y lo protege en su casa. Juntos intentarán encontrar la forma de que el pequeño extraterrestre regrese a su planeta... antes de que los científicos y la policía de la Tierra lo encuentre
Die Farbe Lila by Alice Walker( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der amerikanische Süden um die Jahrhundertwende. Celie, ein farbiges Mädchen, wird hineingeboren in ein Leben voller Hass und Gewalt. Ihr Stiefvater verkauft sie als Ehefrau an einen Mann, den sie nicht kennt. Sie wird unterdrückt und gedemütigt - getrennt von den Menschen, die sie liebt. Bis sie dieses Leben eines Tages radikal verändert
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bridges of Madison County: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid is on assignment to photograph the bridges of Madison County, Iowa. He stops for directions at Francesca Johnson's farmhouse, and passion ignites. Defending your life: A man who is killed in a car accident ends up in 'Judgment City', a holding station for souls, where a person must defend themselves in a trial of their life in order to advance into Heaven. The hours: In 1929, Virginia Woolf, under the care of doctors and family, is starting to write her novel, 'Mrs. Dalloway'. In 1951, Laura Brown is planning for her husband's birthday but is preoccupied with reading Woolf's novel. In 2001, Clarrisa Vaughn is planning an award party for her friend, an author dying of AIDS. Taking place over one day, all three stories are interconnected with the novel: one is writing it, one is reading it, and one is living it. Heartburn: Cookbook author Rachel Samstat--out of analysis and seven months pregnant--discovers that her husband is into analysis and an affair, and suffers six weeks of intensive heartburn
E.T. - der Ausserirdische( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar prämierter Science-Fiction-Klassiker über einen Ausserirdischen, Freundschaft, Heimweh und Trennung von Steven Spielberg.(Sprachen: D, GB; Untertitel: D, GB)
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, Meyer Lansky y Charlie "Lucky" Luciano controlan los negocios del hampa en Nueva York, y quieren extenderse hacia el oeste. Bugsy se traslada a Los Angeles y se vincula a la industria del cine. Dejando atrás a su familia, dos grandes pasiones se apoderarán de su vida: la atractiva y temperamental Virginia Hill, y su obsesiva idea de levantar una ciudad de lujo y juego en medio del desierto de Nevada, Las Vegas
Il colore viola( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Il duro calvario nell'America degli anni Venti, della nera Celie, brutalizzata dalla violenza maschile, riscattata dall'amore di una donna
Congo by Michael Crichton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portandosi dietro una giovane gorilla di straordinaria intelligenza, una spedizione scientifica parte per un viaggio tra lo Zaire e il Ruanda in cerca di una antica città scomparsa, di un giacimento di diamanti e della verità sulla scomparsa di un'altra, analoga spedizione. (Morandini)
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Empire of the sun
Alternative Names
Allen Daviau directeur de la photographie amricain

Allen Daviau direttore della fotografia statunitense

Allen Daviau US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Daviau, John Allen.

Άλεν Νταβιώ

Аллен Давиау

آلن داویا


Van HelsingFrank Capra bonus disc