Anderson, Lindsay 1923-1994
Most widely held works about Lindsay Anderson
Most widely held works by Lindsay Anderson
Chariots of fire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee. A compromise is reached when a nobleman allows Eric to compete in his 400 meter slot. Eric and Harold win their respective races and go on to achieve fame as missionary and businessman/athletic advocate, respectively.
This sporting life ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Northern England, the early 1960's. Frank Machin is a coal miner who is mean, tough and ambitious enough to rise up and become an immediate professional rugby star. The rugby league team is run by local employer Weaver. Machin lodges with Mrs Hammond, whose husband was killed in an accident at Weaver's, but his impulsive and angry nature stop him from being able to reach her as he would like. He becomes increasingly frustrated with his situation. His situation is not helped by the more straightforward enticements of Mrs Weaver.
The Whales of August ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
Two elderly sisters who have spent sixty summers on a Maine island together must finally decide whether to give up their family home, independence and life together.
If ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
In late 1960s England, Mick Travis and his school chums trump authority at every turn at their boarding school. He finally emerges as violent savior against the draconian games of one-upmanship played by both students and the powers that be.
About John Ford by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 540 libraries worldwide
In celebration ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Three sons return to the primitive Yorkshire mining town of their birth to celebrate their parents' fortieth wedding anniversary. During the celebration, their submerged hatreds and fears emerge from behind their model blue collar family facade.
Declaration by Tom Maschler ( Book )
5 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
If ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and French and held by 274 libraries worldwide
This incredible film takes a look at a British boarding school and three unruly seniors who fail to conform. If ... is an amazing blend of fact and fantasy. The students at College House are kept in line by tradition, strict discipline, and prefects. The films also documents the repressive conditions and the painfulness of rebelling as it builds to its surreal and violent ending when the students have their day.
O lucky man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Armed with ambition and a work ethic, coffee salesman hits the road and finds that desire alone can't bring wealth and status. Bonus features include commentary, new feature-length career profile, and vintage featurette.
Making a film; the story of "Secret people by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Home ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 200 libraries worldwide
"Home", follows the interaction of five patients over the course of a single afternoon in the garden of what we can fairly assume is an English mental hospital.
Humphrey Jennings : film-maker, painter, poet ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
O Lucky man ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A surrealistic allegory about a young coffee salesman who pushes his way to the top, only to fall and rise again.
D.W. Griffith father of film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work.
Never apologise : the collected writings by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
The diaries by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
O lucky man by David Sherwin ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Free cinema ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This 50th-anniversary compilation of short films about British working class life shows directors expressing personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making.
The Combat film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Historians, directors and military leaders describe the evolution of the World War II combat film, the rise of the Vietnam film, the influence of factual newsreel documentaries on fiction film genre, and the narrative tradition linking such films as Bataan (1943) and Platoon (1968).
Britannia Hospital ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
A farce with an element of deeper social criticism. Takes place in a hospital which comes to resemble Britain at its most chaotic.
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