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Zwerin, Charlotte

Works: 94 works in 298 publications in 4 languages and 5,655 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Art  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Documentary films  Musical films  Case studies 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Performer, Film editor, Scenarist, Editor, Other, Translator
Classifications: PN1997, 782.421660922
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Charlotte Zwerin
Most widely held works by Charlotte Zwerin
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by Rolling Stones( Visual )
47 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on the Rolling Stones' tour of the United States. Also focusses on a free concert in California where a young man was killed in a crowd
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman by Albert Maysles( Visual )
38 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A landmark documentary ... Captures in vivid detail the bygone era of the door-to-door salesman. While laboring to sell a gold-embossed version of the Holy Word, Paul Brennan and his colleagues target the beleaguered masses, then face the demands of quotas and the frustrations of life on the road. Following Brennan on his daily rounds, the Maysles discover a real-life Willy Loman, walking the line from hype to despair"--Promotional materials
Thelonious Monk straight no chaser by Thelonious Monk( Visual )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of jazz pianist and composer, Thelonious Monk. Includes 1968 film footage, new interviews, still photos, and more
Ella Fitzgerald something to live for by Charlotte Zwerin( Visual )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This definitive look at "The First Lady of Song" chronicles Ella's entire career, from her amateur night appearance at the Apollo Theater in New York to her unparalleled success on stage and screen. The film includes never-before-seen performance footage and interviews with many of the great musicians who worked with and admired this truly amazing performer"--Container
Five films about Christo & Jeanne-Claude ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 30 year collaboration between acclaimed filmmakers Albert and David Maysles, and the renowned environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Sit down and fight Walter Reuther and the rise of the auto workers union ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Walter Reuther, a man whose leadership and vision of worker's rights changed the way America worked
Islands ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Islands (1986 ; 57 min.): Explores the artists' fusion of culture, environment and politics. Christo and Jeanne-Claude's fight for permission to surround eleven islands in Miami's Biscayne Bay with 6.5 million square feet of bright pink fabric, interwoven with their struggle to wrap the Pont Neuf in Paris and the Reichstag in Berlin
Running fence Christo's project for Sonoma and Marin Counties ; State of California 1972-76 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the artist, Christo, from concept, to building, to presentation of a 24.5-mile-long, 18'-high fence of white fabric across Sonoma and Marin counties. The project took nearly 4 years to complete. After 2 weeks the fence was taken down and the materials given to the people whose land the fence was built on
Isamu Noguchi the sculpture of spaces ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1933, Isamu Noguchi dreamed of carving sculpture directly on the earth, exploding the traditional boundaries of his chosen form. This film traces Noguchi's lifelong exploration of this revolutionary vision through works as diverse as his stage designs for Martha Graham, public parks and plazas, innovative playgrounds and the intimate garden designed for his home in rural Japan. Guided by Noguchi's voice and vision, the documentary takes viewers for an engaging stroll through the artist's landscapes"--Container notes
Isamu Noguchi sculpture of spaces ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One day. I had a vision: I saw the Earth as sculpture." Isamu Noguchi often said that the space around a thing is as important as the thing itself. This program shows Noguchi turning landscapes into participatory works of art as it follows in dramatic detail the struggle to bring his ideas to fruition at Miami's Bayfront Park and at Moere Numa Park, outside Sapporo. His austere sets for Martha Graham, which helped define modern dance, and his UNESCO garden in Paris, which shaped earth, water, and greenery into a series of multisensory surprises, are featured as well. A brilliant glimpse of an artist at work
Running fence by Christo( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the three-year construction of Christo Javacheff's 24 1/2 mile long nylon art work in Sonoma and Marin Counties, California. Interspersed with scenes of construction is footage from the numerous public hearings with comments by the artist, co-workers and opponents of the construction project
De Kooning on de Kooning ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the life of American abstract expressionist painter Willem de Kooning. Still and motion pictures made over his career are interjected into informal conversations with the artist and his wife
Toru Takemitsu by Charlotte Zwerin( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a documentary about the master composer Toru Takemitsu. In addition to his many concert hall works, he has composed music for numerous classic Japanese films, including Kwaidan, Double Suicide, Empire of Passion, Ran, and more. Interviews with directors Oshima, Kurosawa, and Teshigahara are featured
Salesman; a film by Albert Maysles( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Rolling Stones gimme shelter by David Maysles( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film of the Rolling Stones on tour in 1969, focusing on the concert at the Altamont Speedway in California. Includes never-before-seen performances of: Little Queenie (2 versions), Oh, Carol, Prodigal son, plus theatrical trailers
Arshile Gorky ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrait intimiste du peintre expressionniste abstrait américain (immigré d'Arménie en 1920), révélé dans sa correspondance avec sa soeur et son épouse, des témoignages de contemporains, des photographies en noir et blanc de l'époque, ainsi que dans un film d'archives le montrant peignant le portrait de son épouse Agnes
The musicians portraits of creativity ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three biographical portraits of American musicians whose work has redefined jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock 'n' roll
Jessye Norman sings Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights from the recording of Bizet's "Carmen."
Salesman Le vendeur de bibles by David Maysles( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiqué sur la jaquette : Le cinéma des frères Maysles demeure sans conteste l'un des premiers et des plus purs exemples de cinéma direct. Salesman, le vendeur de Bibles : Quatre américains moyens font du porte à porte à travers la Nouvelle-Angleterre. Ils vendent des bibles, « le plus bel ouvrage de littérature de tous les temps ». Ils se surnomment « le Lapin », le « Tricheur », le Blaireau » et « le Taureau ». Grey gardens : Edie et Mrs Beale : Découvrez Mrs Beale et sa fille Edie, marginales de la côte est des Etats-Unis, tante et cousine de Jackie Bouvier Kennedy vivant recluses dans leur maison complètement délabrée de l'huppé East Hampton où les chats et les ratons-laveurs ont élu domicile. Le portrait magistral de deux femmes peu ordinaires
The Maysles Brothers' Salesman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary feature film in cinéma vérité style which closely follows the activities of four door-to-door Bible salesmen on their routes
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Mitchell, Charlotte 1931-2004
English (178)
French (8)
German (4)
Japanese (4)