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Wexler, Haskell

Overview
Works: 543 works in 826 publications in 6 languages and 9,123 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Police films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Director, Author of screenplay, Photographer, Producer, Illustrator, Interviewee, Performer, Scenarist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Haskell Wexler
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An embittered, malevolent couple invite a younger couple to their home and draw them into their destructive path
Medium cool by Haskell Wexler ( Visual )
77 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1968 in Chicago at the time of the Democratic National Convention, this is the story of a TV cameraman and his involvement with the realities of hate and hypocrisy he finds in his filming
Matewan by John Sayles ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Es 1920 y las minas de carbón de Virginia del Oeste están controladas por las grandes compañías del carbón. En la ciudad de Matewan, y los mineros declaran en huelga. La desesperación y la violencia no tardarán en aparecer
Silver City by John Sayles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A private detective is hired to determine the identity of a corpse discovered during the filming of a political commercial. Along the way, he discovers a complex web of influence and corruption, involving high-stakes lobbyists, media conglomerates, environmental plunderers, and undocumented migrant workers
The Thomas Crown affair by John McTiernan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thomas Crown is a rich, well-educated Boston businessman. He's very good at what he does, but business is apparently no longer enough of a challenge for him--he's bored to within an inch of his life. So Crown has adopted an interesting hobby--he robs banks. He robs banks with such intricate, elaborate, Rube Goldberg-esque plans that it is impossible to trace anything back to him. His sole pleasure in life is getting away with it all. Needless to say, neither the banks nor the Boston police appreciate Crown's hobby. Nor do the banks' insurers, who have to pay for it all. After the latest such, the insurance company brings in their big gun: investigator Vickie Anderson. She quickly homes in on Crown as the only person capable being the ringleader. She knows he did it. He knows he did it. We know he did it. But will she be able to prove he did it before he flees the country--and before she falls in love with him?
The loved one by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black comedy on the Southern California way of life and death
Limbo by John Sayles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and German and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story revolves around Joe Gastineau, a fisherman traumatized by an accident at sea years before, singer Donna de Angelo, and her teenage daughter Noelle who come into Joe's life. When Joe's fast-talking half-brother Bobby returns to town and asks Joe for a favor, the lives of the characters are changed forever
The brothers Warner ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Harry, Albert, Sam, and Jack--the Warner brothers--turned a storefront that used a sheet for a screen into a dream factory rooted in the credo of educate, entertain and enlighten. In this fascinating documentary, filmmaker (and Harry's granddaughter) Cass Warner Sperling tells a story of sibling rivalry, social conscience, and the silver screen."--Container
The secret of Roan Inish by John Sayles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A magical tale of a girl whose search for her missing brother brings an Irish legend to life
Babe by Dick King-Smith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A version of the life of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball, based on events that occurred between 1902 and 1935
Tell them who you are by Mark S Wexler ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark Wexler uses a blend of biography and autobiography centers on his relationship with his father, legendary cinematographer and filmmaker Haskell Wexler. Film includes interviews with George Lucas, Julia Roberts, Jane Fonda, Ron Howard and more
A sense of wonder two interviews with Rachel Carson ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary style film, which depicts Rachel Carson in the final year of her life. Struggling with cancer and in the wake of the uproar after the publication of her book Silent spring, she recounts with both humor and anger the attacks by the chemical industry, the government, and the press as she focuses her limited energy to get her message to Congress and the American people
The best man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Something's gonna live ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intimate portrait of life, death, friendship and the movies, as recalled by some of Hollywood's greatest cinema artists: renowned art directors (and pals) Robert Boyle (North by Northwest, The Birds), Henry Bumstead (To Kill a Mockingbird, The Sting) and Albert Nozaki (The War of the Worlds, The Ten Commandments), storyboard artist Harold Michelson (The Graduate, Star Trek: The Motion Picture), and master cinematographers Haskell Wexler (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Medium Cool) and Conrad Hall (In Cold Blood, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid)
America, America by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is a loose adaptation of the real-life story of Elia Kazan's uncle who grew up as part of the Greek minority in Turkey. He travels to Constantinople to escape persecution, but dreams of living in America
61* ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maris y Mantle pagaban un alto precio personal por hacer lo que mejor sabían. Estos dos hombres enfrentaban una enorme presión que amenazaba en convertir un triunfo en una pesadilla. Al final, su profunda amistad y respeto mutuo los ayudó en su histórica búsqueda..." -- Envase
Underground ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film introduces each member of the Weathermen Underground Organization in a group discussion/interview made on May 1st, 1975 in a secret location. The era of the 60's and 70's is vividly bought to life by interweaving the stories of the "Weathermen's " personal political development with the significant events and personalities of the two decades
Gore Vidal's The best man ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in German and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of two candidates for their party's presidential nomination. One is an intellectual with a sense of morality, the other an opportunist who would win at all costs. The deciding factor is the endorsement of the out-going president who thrives on political in-fighting and deplores indecision
Underground sound track of the film ( )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The complete sound track of the film by Emile de Antonio, Mary Lampson and Haskell Wexler with The Weather Underground Organization."
 
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Alternative Names
Jeffrey, Mark 1926-
Languages
English (185)
Spanish (7)
German (4)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Caddo (1)
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