WorldCat Identities

Mann, Ron

Overview
Works: 52 works in 220 publications in 4 languages and 2,250 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Biography  Guidebooks  Folklore  Documentary films  Biographical films  Interactive multimedia  Drama 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Film editor
Classifications: PS615, 811.08
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ron Mann
 
Most widely held works by Ron Mann
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )
28 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )
37 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. 22 significant comic artists and writers are discussed, and an intense look at the public's need for superheroes is examined
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( )
22 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oplæsning, interviews og originale tekster af og med 24 digtere
Grass by Ron Mann( Visual )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Utilizing hilarious footage from U.S. Government propaganda films and eye-popping animation from underground artist Paul Mavrides, Grass blows the lid off the war on marijuana. Find out how a nice person like yourself became a dangerous criminal"--Container
Go further ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join actor/activist Woody Harrelson and friends as they take a hemp-fuelled bus on an eco-consciousness raising 1300-mile incursion down the beautiful Pacific Coast from Seattle to Santa Barbara. Explores the idea that the single individual is the key to large-scale transformational change. The goal is to show people they encounter that there are viable alternatives to our habitual, environmentally-destructive behaviors
Know your mushrooms ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow myco visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans as they lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences attached to the mysterious fungi. Combines material filmed at the Telluride Mushroom Festival with animation and archival footage
Twist by Ron Mann( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the dance craze popularized by Chubby Checker features interviews with and performances by Checker, Hank Ballard, Smokey Robinson and The Isley Bros
Tales of the rat fink the legend of the world's greatest kustom car builder, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the life of artist and automobile designer, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
Emile de Antonio's Painters painting a CD-ROM by Ron Mann( )
8 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collective portrait of figures who powered the post-war New York art scene. De Antonio shows artists (and their critics and patrons) gossiping, drinking, and talking about life and art, and in the process illuminates the genesis of abstract Expressionism. Footage of the metropolitan Museum of Art's landmark exhibition New York Painting and Sculpture 1940-1970 supplements the film
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( )
11 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the development of the comic book through interviews, historical footage, animations, and montages of comic book art. Features influential authors and artists reading from their works. Includes 120 pages of comics and biographies
Imagine the sound ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with four musicians influential in the evolution of free-form jazz in the late 50s and early 60s: Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Paul Bley, and Bill Dixon. Includes performances
Grass : the paged experience ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the wake of the flood ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rendered as a fly-on-the-wall cinéma vérité, this documentary follows Canadian author Margaret Atwood as she sets out on the eve of her 70th birthday on an international tour criss-crossing the British Isles and North America to celebrate the publication of her new dystopian novel, The year of the flood. Rather than mount a traditional tour to promote the book's publication, Atwood conceives and executes something far more ambitious and revelatory, a theatrical version of her novel. Along the way she reinvents what a book tour could, and maybe should be
Dream tower ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rochdale College was one of the most controversial experiments ever to have taken place in Canada. Set up as a combined free university and student residence, the eighteen-storey building in downtown Toronto opened in the fall of 1968--at the height of the hippie boom. What was intended to be a radical educational institution rapidly became a meeting place for North America's burgeoning drug culture. With artists and educators jousting for position with motorcycle gangs and dealers in the same high-rise, Rochdale became a focal point for the best and worst dreams of the Canadian generation of baby boomers
Dream tower Echoes without saying ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ron Mann's Twist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the dance craze popularized by Chubby Checker features interviews with and performances by Chubby Checker, Hank Ballard and others
Beginner's guide to gundog training have the best trained gundog on the shoot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ron Man has taught hundreds of gundog owners how to train their own dog to expert status. In releasing this DVD he has gone one step further in making his training techniques avaliable to thousands of gundog lovers throughout the world who can not afford his high fees. Ron takes viewers through the complete process of training a gundog in eleven simple-to-follow chapters
Grass le peuple de l'herbe ... : un siècle de lutte contre la drogue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twist la véritable histoire d'un phénomène ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brakhage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stan Brakhage, possibly the most important filmmaker of the avant-garde, has consistantly redefined the shape of film art. Using excerpts from Brakhage's films, interviews with Brakhage, his friends, family, colleagues and critics, and archival footage of Brakhage spanning the past thirty-five years, this film explores the depth and breadth of the filmmaker's genius and the influence his work has had on generations of other creators
 
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Languages
English (166)
French (3)
German (1)
Dutch (1)
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