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Daviau, Allen

Works: 61 works in 287 publications in 8 languages and 8,093 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Vampire films  War films  Coming-of-age films  Comedy films  Film sequels 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Other, Author, Actor, fot, Performer
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 )

40 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a boy named Elliott and his special bond with E.T., an alien stranded on Earth. At first, Elliott is able to hide E.T., but eventually his family discovers him and the governemnt authorities know that he is somewhere in the neighborhood
Empire of the sun by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,536 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 Steven Spielberg( Visual )

43 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,182 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 Hugh Jackman( Visual )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 852 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 651 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
Avalon( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and German and held by 610 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 172 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 )

16 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 112 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 by Allen Daviau( Visual )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 87 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 )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two directors of photography demonstrate their techniques and share their knowledge and philosophy
Fearless by Peter Weir( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how a near-death experience impacts the lives of three people
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 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
Bugsy by Barry Levinson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 10 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
The astronaut's wife by Rand Ravich( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and German and held by 8 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
Congo by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 8 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)
Harry Tracy the last of the wild bunch( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dern plays one the American West's legendary outlaws, Harry Tracy, who had lost most of his fellow outlaws by 1899 but, along with an inept sidekick, continued to commit robberies, dodge the law, and pursue romance
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prequel to 'Raiders of the lost Ark' : Jones in 1935 finds the sacred Sankara stone
Kodak cinematography masterclass series( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internationally renowned cinematographers share their creative and professional expertise. The programs were filmed during a series of workshops held at the AFTRS
Fearless - Jenseits der Angst( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Flugzeug stürzt ab. Einige Passagiere haben überlebet, aber die Katastrophe hat seltsame Veränderungen bei ihnen bewirkt. [...] Peter Weir ist diesmal ein faszinierender Psycho-Trip gelungen, der die Frage stellt, wie man weiterleben soll, wenn man sich im Geiste bereits vom Leben verabschiedet hat. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Empire of the sun
Alternative Names
Allen Daviau Amerikaans director of photography

Allen Daviau directeur de la photographie américain

Allen Daviau direttore della fotografia statunitense

Allen Daviau US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Daviau, John Allen.

Άλεν Νταβιώ

Аллен Давиау

آلن داویا


Empire of the sunVan HelsingFrank Capra bonus disc