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Willis, Gordon 1931-2014

Works: 191 works in 647 publications in 10 languages and 16,620 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Gangster films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Crime films  History  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Interviewee, Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Production personnel, Director, Composer, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Gordon Willis
Most widely held works by Gordon Willis
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
All the President's men by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with the arrest (on June 17 1972) of five men who broke into the headquarters of the democratic National Committee in Washington's Watergate Office Building, it covers the investigations of Washington Post reporters
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

53 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis, a forty-two-year-old, divorced comedy writer, is dating seventeen-year-old Tracy while his lesbian ex-wife, Jill, is writing a tell-all book about their failed marriage, but when Isaac meets Mary, his best friend's mistress, everything begins to change and Isaac embarks on a quest to find romance and fulfillment in his native Manhattan
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Corleone family nearly falls from power in America, but the organized crime family prevails and power passes from father to son
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falso documental alrededor de Leonard Zelig, el hombre camaleón que asombró a la sociedad norteamericana de la "era del jazz". Su historia arranca el día que miente al afirmar que ha leído Moby Dick, sólo para no sentirse excluido. A partir de entonces, su necesidad de ser aceptado le hace transformarse físicamente en las personas que tiene a su alrededor, lo que inmediatamente le convierte en un fenómeno mediático
The paper chase by John Houseman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving story of a first-year Harvard Law School student who comes to terms with his dreams in America's most competitive school. Hart finds he must survive much more than the pressures, all-night cramming and insecurities he expected. He becomes fearful of a brilliant professor, who terrorizes some, inspires others and who easily separates the men from the boys
Mario Puzo's The Godfather by Mario Puzo( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1900s, the young Vito flees Sicily for America after the local Mafia kills his family. Vito struggles to make a living, legally or illegally, for his wife and growing brood in Little Italy. There he kills the local Black Hand Fanucci after he demands his customary cut of the tyro's business. With Fanucci gone, Vito's stature grows. The family legacy is upended by Michael's business expansion in the 1950s. Now based in Lake Tahoe, Michael conspires to make inroads in the Las Vegas and Havana pleasure industries by any means necessary. As he realizes that even his allies are trying to kill him, the increasingly paranoid Michael also discovers that his ambition has crippled his marriage to Kay and turned his brother Fredo against him. Barely escaping a federal indictment, Michael decides to turn his attention to dealing with his enemies, completing his own corruption
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
The Godfather by Mario Puzo( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing saga of the Corleone crime family which tells the story of a young Vito Corleone growing up in Sicily and in 1910s New York; and follows Michael Corleone in the 1950s as he attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final installment of the Godfather Trilogy, an aging Don Michael Corleone seeks to legitimize his crime family's interests and remove himself from the violent underworld but is kept back by the ambitions of the young. While he attempts to link the Corleone's finances with the Vatican, Michael must deal with the machinations of a hungrier gangster seeking to upset the existing Mafioso order and a young protégé's love affair with his daughter
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La storia del cinematografo vista attraverso lo sguardo dei più importanti cineasti e colta dalle scene di più di 125 film
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary comic filmmaker Sandy Bates is tired of being funny. Teetering on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bates attends a weekend retrospective of his films, only to confront the meaning of his work, the memories of his great love, Dorrie, and the merits of settling down with new girlfriend Isobel. Plagued by hallucinations, alien visitations and the bloodless studio executives trying to recut his bleak new film, Bates struggles to find a reason to go on living
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of neurotic comedian Alvy Singer and his girlfriend Annie Hall
A midsummer night's sex comedy by Woody Allen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three loving couples meet in a quiet country get-together, but everyone seems to be loving the wrong person
The money pit by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evicted from their Manhattan apartment, Walter and Anna buy what looks like the home of their dreams, only to find themselves with a bank-account-draining nightmare
Response errors in surveys of children's immunizations( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pennies from heaven by Dennis Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Depression era Chicago, a salesman is having trouble convincing unwilling music store owners to buy his sheet music
Cinematographer style( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belying what many think of as the technical orientation of their job, cinematographers can be remarkably loquacious, a fact evident from the beginning of the interviews with 110 prominent practitioners of the craft. The men and women interviewed are interested in discussing the aesthetics and emotional content of light, composition, movement, and color--the building blocks of the film image. Forget directors, actors, and screenwriters: based on this documentary, nobody talks as passionately or poetically about the art of film as cinematographers
Mario Puzo's The Godfather, part III by Mario Puzo( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful family leader Michael Corleone, now in his 60's, is dominated by two passions: freeing his family from crime and finding a suitable successor
The godfather the Coppola restoration( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Godfather trilogy is the benchmark ofr all cinematic storytelling. Francis Ford Coppola's masterful adaption of Mario Puzo's novel chronicles the rise and fall of the Corleone family in this celebrated epic
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Gordon Willis direttore della fotografia e regista statunitense

Gordon Willis US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Prince of Darkness 1931-2014

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Willis, Gordon C. 1931-2014

Willis, Gordon Hugh 1931-2014

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