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Anderson, Lindsay 1923-1994

Overview
Works: 216 works in 640 publications in 6 languages and 10,947 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television plays  Diaries  Fiction  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Narrator, Performer, Editor, Commentator, Film editor, Actor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Composer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Chariots of fire by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,704 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. 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
If-- by Lindsay Anderson ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 939 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 David Storey ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 767 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
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 616 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
About John Ford-- by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In celebration by David Storey ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a tender and moving study of a family at breaking point, a story of love, repressed emotions and of ultimate redemption
O lucky man! by Lindsay Anderson ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and French and held by 438 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
If.... A film by David Sherwin ( Book )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The students at College House are kept in line by tradition, strict discipline and prefects, until three unruly seniors fail to conform" [box cover note]
Making a film; the story of "Secret people." by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1952 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Home by David Storey ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 341 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
Declaration by Tom Maschler ( Book )
4 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Safety last! by Fred Newmeyer ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 and held by 281 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
O lucky man! by David Sherwin ( Book )
10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Humphrey Jennings : film-maker, painter, poet ( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
D.W. Griffith father of film ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 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
Free cinema ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Free Cinema consisted of a group of young film-makers who decided to rebel against the stifling, stuffy conformity of British cinema in the late fifties and to make their own films outside the confines of 'the system'. This video is a compilation of three short films about British working class life in which the directors express their personal viewpoints without obligation to subscribe to the technical or social conventions imposed on commercial film-making
Britannia Hospital by Lindsay Anderson ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 114 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
The Combat film ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 89 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 a hard act to follow ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 72 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
John Ford by Lindsay Anderson ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 58 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
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Lindsay Gordon
Anderson, Lindsay Gordon, 1923-1994
アンダースン, リンゼイ
Languages
English (330)
French (18)
Spanish (8)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Swedish (1)
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