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Daviau, Allen

Overview
Works: 82 works in 240 publications in 7 languages and 6,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Horror films  Fantasy films  Vampire films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Other, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Allen Daviau
 
Most widely held works by Allen Daviau
E.T., the extra-terrestrial by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
23 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy befriends a creature from another planet that has been stranded on earth
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical novel, tells the story of a 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 )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The heart-wrenching story of a young black girl in the early 20th century who's forced into a brutal marriage and separated from her sister
Van Helsing by Stephen Sommers( Visual )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary 19th-century monster hunter Van Helsing is sent to mysterious Transylvania to battle the evil Dracula is trying to release with the unwilling help of Frankestein's monster and a wolf-man
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 645 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
Harry and the Hendersons ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 190 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 )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 98 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 )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques while lighting similar sets. Explores the craft of cinematography and creatively solves the problems associated with studio lighting
Frank Capra bonus disc ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 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 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy. Allen Daviau recreates the shooting style of the 1920s, incuding the filtration, vignetting, aspect ratios and shot coverage of the period. Denis Lenoir uses modern cinematic techniques with a moving camera and shoots with both color and black and white
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how a near-death experience impacts the lives of three people
Avalon ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and German and held by 20 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
E.T. el extraterrestre by Steven Spielberg( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 20 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
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
Die Farbe Lila by Alice Walker( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in German and Turkish and held by 11 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
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tra il leggendario gangster Benjamin Bugsy Siegel e Virginia Hill, una divetta scaltra quanto bella, nasce un'attrazione fatta di sesso, rischio e pericolo, che li porterà a lottare per realizzare il loro sogno di costruire una città nel deserto: Las Vegas. Una volta eliminato il boss locale, i suoi progetti si fanno ambiziosi: decide infatti di aprire con Virginia una grandiosa casa da gioco nel deserto del Nevada, il Flamingo
Il colore viola ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il duro calvario nell'America degli anni Venti della nera Celie brutalizzata dalla violenza maschile e riscattata dall'amore di una donna. (Mereghetti)
Congo by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( 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)
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 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
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... courageous NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost and his beautiful schoolteacher wife Jillian [are] a seemingly perfect couple whose lives are momentarily shattered when Spencer's mission mysteriously loses contact with Earth for 2 minutes. But neither Spencer nor Jillian knows that those 120 seconds of terror will ultimately threaten their sanity, their future and their lives in this heart-stopping psychological thriller"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Daviau, John Allen.
Languages
English (114)
German (16)
Spanish (11)
Italian (8)
Multiple languages (3)
French (2)
Turkish (2)
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