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Neff, Tom 1953-

Overview
Works: 13 works in 29 publications in 1 language and 254 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Music  Art  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Director, Author
Classifications: N6537.R4, 738.092
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Most widely held works by Tom Neff
Beatrice Wood : Mama of Dada( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary on the life of potter Beatrice Wood provides a glimpse into her life, loves and influences. Includes archival photographs, original artwork, commentary by art historians and interviews with the artist
America's music : the roots of country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the hardscrabble fields and coal mines of Appalachia comes a sound that speaks to ordinary folks. A sound heard on porches and hoedowns. This film tells the story of Country Music's struggle to find a commercial appeal. Examines the contributions of early western singers such as Roy Acuff, Dave Macon, George Hay, Jimmie Rodgers, Marty Robbins, Freddy Fender and musical groups such as the Carter Family and the Sons of the Pioneers. It also looks at the beginnings of The Grand Ole Opry in the Rhyman Auditorium in Nashville and the advent of country western music on radio
America's music : the roots of country( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II brought Americans overseas -- and brought Southern boys into the army where they took their music with them. This film looks at country music as it began to emerge as a nation force during WWII. It includes biographies of country music founding performers such as Minnie Pearl, Red Foley, Ernest Tubb, Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, Webb Pierce, Kitty Wells, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens and George Jones
America's music : the roots of country( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As rock and roll sweeps the country, country musicians and songwriters, searching for a softer sound, turn increasingly to the roots of country music centered in American folk songs. Out of this search emerges the discovery of regional country music such as Appalachian, Bluegrass and Cajun music. This film presents the careers of Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, The Carter Family, The Kingston Trio, The Stoneman Family, Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs and other country entertainers of the 1960's
Frederic Remington : "the truth of other days"( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life, work, and times of American painter and sculptor Frederic Remington. Presents numerous examples of his work showing scenes of Western life
American masters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life, work, and times of American painter and sculptor Frederic Remington is described. Known for his scenes of Western life, numerous examples of his work are shown
The roots of country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's castles. Chinqua-Penn, Glensheen & Cupples House( Visual )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tours of three splendid residences associated with universities: Chinqua-Penn, Glensheen, Cupples House
America's music : the roots of country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movies and radio accelerated the trend of country music as white-hatted cowboy heroes swapped their guns for guitars and sung their way into movie-goer's hearts. The popularization of the cowboy entertainer began with the Buffalo Bill Cody Wild West Show and progressed through the careers of Will Rogers, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Tex Ritter, Heb Jeffries, Bob Wills and Pasty Montana. Singing cowboys as motion picture heroes, the advent of Western swing music during the big band era, the development of early radio and television country musical variety shows and the elaborate costumes of current day television singers are all presented here
Red Grooms : sunflower in a hothouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Glimpse into the life and work of artist Red Grooms. Reflects the humor and humanism prevalent in the artist's work
Chances : the women of Magdalene( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A documentary about Magdalene, a two-year residential community in Nashville, Tenn., for women with a criminal history of addiction and prostitution. Interviews with many residents and graduates, as well as Magadalene founder and Episcopal priest Becca Stephens, illustrate the dangers of life on the street, the difficulties of leaving that life, and the support that ex-prostitutes can get in this endeavor from Magdalene. Also includes performances of music created by Nashville professional musicians in collaboration with Magdalene women, and shows Magdalene women at work in their cottage business Thistle Farms, selling handmade healing products
Louise Dahl-Wolfe miscellaneous acquisitions collection( )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contact prints, postcards, and moving image material made by and about photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe, 1940s, 1994, and 1999. The contact prints document staff and activities in the Dahl-Wolfe studio during the 1940s including images of Louise Dahl-Wolfe, her husband Mike Wolfe, her dog, and studio assistants and "Harper's Bazaar" employees including Harry Easton, Helen Mathews, Merton Webb, Margaret Hummel, Hazel Kingsbury, Hans Jorgensen and Gene Fenn. The moving image material consists of a copy of the 1999 film "Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Painting with Light" written and directed by Thomas L. Neff and includes footage of Dahl-Wolfe and comments by Ethlene Staley of Staley Wise Gallery in New York City. The postcards, created by Fotofolio, New York in 1994, feature Dahl-Wolfe images
Audiovisual materials relating to the documentary Beatrice Wood: Mama of Dada by Tom Neff( )

in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Neff, Thomas L., 1953-

Tom Neff Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Tom Neff US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und -produzent

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English (28)