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Powell, Sandy

Overview
Works: 41 works in 79 publications in 3 languages and 13,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Love stories  Biographical films  Fiction  Historical drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sandy Powell
Gangs of New York by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 2,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1846, waves of Irish immigrants poured into the New York neighborhood of Five Points. "Billy the Butcher" bands his fellow "Native Americans" into a gang to take on the Irish gang "The Dead Rabbits," organized by Priest Vallon. After a bloody clash Vallon is dead and his son ends up in a brutal reform school. In 1862, that boy returns to seek vengeance against the man that killed his father
The aviator by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una de las figuras más impactantes del siglo XX, Howard Hughes, un industrial astuto, productor de cine glamoroso y un imparable innovador Americano - pero pensó antes en él y principalmente como un aviador. En esta espectacular historia, el director Martin Scorsese se concentra en el período más prolifico de la vida de Hughes... la mitad de los años 20s hasta los 40s. Era la época de las brillantes invenciones aéreas, turbulentos amoríos... y salvajes batallas corporativas. Prepárate para el viaje de la vida de éste millonario, genio y loco
Shutter Island by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When U.S. Marshall Teddy Daniels arrives at the asylum for the criminally insane on Shutter Island, what starts as a routine investigation quickly takes a sinister turn. As the investigation unfolds and Daniels uncovers more shocking and terrifying truths about the island, he also learns there are some places that never let you go. Includes featurette
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1957 nian de qiu tian,kai xi(zhu li an mo er shi)sui fu nan qian,ta ji mei li you you ren yuan,yong you shi ye you cheng de zhang fu he yi dui er nu ,yi jia guo zhu xing fu de sheng huo,dan ping fan sheng huo de wai biao xia,que qian cang zhu wei zhi de bu an yin zi
The young Victoria by Jean-Marc Vallée( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and times of Queen Victoria from her childhood to her early rise to power and the first turbulent years of her rule. Her romantic relationship and eventual marriage to Prince Albert culminates in a royal power struggle which ultimately is the key to her happiness when she comes to the realization that he is someone she can fully trust and believe in
The Tempest by Julie Taymor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This modern retelling of William Shakespeare's final masterpiece is an exciting, mystical, and magical fantasy. ... Exiled to a magical island, the sorceress Prospera ... conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge"--Container
Sylvia by Christine Jeffs( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the early romance and tempestuous marriage of poet Sylvia Plath and her husband Ted Hughes
Caravaggio by Derek Jarman( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jarman's gorgeously sensual re-imagining of the volatile life of the 17th-century painter Garavaggio's early blasphemous paintings and his rampant flirtations with the underworld
Edward II by Derek Jarman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Edward II embraces the essential dramatic themes of passion, murder, and unrequited love. Steven Waddington plays the monarch as a man whose destiny hangs on his overpowering passion and lack of responsibility to the British throne. He rebuffs his wife, Isabella, lavishing affection on the handsome Gaveston -- a choice that ultimately seals his fate."
Shakespeare in love by John Madden( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatised film based on the life of William Shakespeare. When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before. There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: she's promised to marry someone else, and she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production
Wittgenstein by Derek Jarman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surreal and fanciful biography of the Viennese philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, who strove to define and teach insights on communication and the powers and limits of language
Emma Shakespeare in love( Visual )

in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Shakespeare needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola starts the words flowing like never before
The wolf of Wall Street by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex. Money. Power. Drugs. Brace yourself for an outrageous true story from legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. Jordan Belfort, a young stockbroker, is hungry for fame and glory in New York City, where corruption is king and more is never enough
The crying game by Neil Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting, humorous and shocking romantic thriller about Irish terrorists, their hostage and the hostage's exotic girlfriend
Secret bomber by Sandy Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Treading the boards stars of music hall and variety( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The departed by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. Colin Sullivan is a hardened young criminal who has infiltrated the police department as an informer for the syndicate. Colin is rising to a position of power within the Special Investigation Unit. Each man becomes deeply consumed by his double life, gathering information about the plans and counter-plans of the operations he has penetrated. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there's a mole in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, they each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself
Edith Head the fifty-year career of Hollywood's greatest costume designer by Jay Jorgensen( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Never before has the account of Hollywood's most influential designer been so thoroughly revealed - because never before have the Edith Head Archives of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences been tapped. A one-of-a-kind comprehensive survey of the career of the most prominent and talented costume designer in Hollywood history, this book brings together for the first time a spectacular collection of rare and never-before-seen sketches, costume test shots, behind-the-scenes photos, and ephemera from the Edith Head archives. A biography and complete filmography covering her work from & q
Lontano dal paradiso = Far from heaven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
Oh! Ain't it grand to be in the navy ... by Jimmy Kennedy( )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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