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Anderson, Lindsay 1923-1994

Works: 228 works in 758 publications in 8 languages and 12,080 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Sports films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Comedy films  Historical films  Silent films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Director, Performer, Editor, Restager , Actor, Commentator, Film editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Producer, Other, Composer, Dedicatee, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 1,877 WorldCat member 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
If-- by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

73 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 954 WorldCat member 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
This sporting life by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

65 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Northern England, the early 1960s. 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
About John Ford-- by Lindsay Anderson( Book )

36 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse critique de chacun des films de John Ford, le plus grand réalisateur de cinéma américain. Complété par les témoignages d'acteurs, de scénaristes et producteurs qui ont travaillé avec Ford, et de nombreuses photos extraites de ses films
In celebration by David Storey( Visual )

23 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 603 WorldCat member 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
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 583 WorldCat member 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
O lucky man! by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

26 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member 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
Home by David Storey( Visual )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 392 WorldCat member 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
If ... A film by Lindsay Anderson( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic genius of silent star Harold Lloyd is eternal. He plays a small-town bumpkin trying to make it in the big city, who finds employment as a lowly department-store clerk. He comes up with a wild publicity stunt to draw attention to the store, resulting in an incredible feat of derring-do on his part that gets him started on the climb to success
Making a film; the story of "Secret people." by Lindsay Anderson( Book )

19 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Declaration by Tom Maschler( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.W. Griffith father of film by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member 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
O lucky man! by Lindsay Anderson( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humphrey Jennings : film-maker, painter, poet( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Humphrey Jennings was one of Britain's greatest documentary film-makers. A member of the GPO Film Unit and director of canonical films such as Listen to Britain, he was also an acclaimed painter, photographer, poet and writer. This seminal collection of critical essays and archival material explores the life of Jennings and his many artistic works"--
Free cinema by British Film Institute( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member 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
Britannia Hospital by Lindsay Anderson( Visual )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 120 WorldCat member 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
Tōkyō monogatari by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aging couple, Tomi and Sukichi, on their journey from their rural village to visit their two married children in bustling, post-war Tokyo. Their reception is disappointing: too busy to entertain them, their children send them off to a health spa. After Tomi falls ill she and Sukichi return home, while the children, grief-stricken, hasten to be with her
The Combat film( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member 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)
Buster Keaton collection by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful, wealthy and world renowned, Buster Keaton was one of the top stars of the twenties. He released his comic masterpiece The General in 1926. But when his contract was sold to MGM and he lost creative control of his films, his fortunes began to slip. Fights with his producers and marital problems pushed him over the edge into alcoholism and unemployment
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Lindsay Gordon

Anderson, Lindsay Gordon 1923-1994

Lindsay Anderson britischer Regisseur

Lindsay Anderson Brits filmregisseur

Lindsay Anderson brytyjski reżyser filmowy

Lindsay Anderson cinaste

Lindsay Anderson director de cine del Reino Unido

Lindsay Anderson regista inglese

Lindsay Anderson skt filmkritikus, sznhz- s filmrendező

Lindsejs Andersons

Lindsi Anderson

Λίντσεϊ Άντερσον

Линдсей Андерсон

Линдси Андерсон

Ліндсі Андерсон

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Lindsay Anderson : maverick film makerNever apologise : the collected writingsThe diariesGoing mad in Hollywood : and life with Lindsay Anderson