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Patton, Jody

Overview
Works: 29 works in 91 publications in 4 languages and 7,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Blues (Music)  Interviews  Music  Film and video adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: ML3521, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jody Patton
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes ( Visual )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,803 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
Titus by Julie Taymor ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Titus Andronicus returns to Rome after defeating the Goths, bringing with him Queen Tamora, whose eldest son he has sacrificed. The late emperor's son Saturninus is supposed to marry Titus's daughter Lavinia, however, when his brother Bassianus runs away with her instead, Saturninus marries Tamora. Saturninus and Tamora then plot revenge against Titus. Beginning with the rape and mutilation of Lavinia, bloodshed and brutality run rampant, culminating in a cannibalistic banquet scene
The blues, a musical journey by Mark Levin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Martin Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues."--Container
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Figgis' film mixes interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement with new music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using dramatization and live performances looks at the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Shows contemporary musicians playing their works
The road to Memphis by Robert Kenner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Inspirations ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 100-minute exploration of the creative process which starts with the essential question "how do artists get ideas?" and continues into the fascinating world inhabited by seven artists
Coastlines ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sonny Mann (Timothy Olyphant) returns to his Florida hometown from prison, all he wants is to start over. But his old partners in crime, Eddie and Fred Vance (Josh Lucas and William Forsythe), have other plans to bring him back into the business. To free himself from the murderous Vance brothers, Sonny turns to his best friend, Sheriff Dave Lockhart (Josh Brolin) for help. But the troubled ex-con risks it all when he gets caught up in an affair with Lockhart's beautiful wife (Sarah Wynter). Now he must choose between loyalty and love in this dark and suspenseful thriller directed by Victor Nunez
Me & Isaac Newton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the inner worlds of seven distinguished scientists in different fields. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Martin Scorsese presents the blues the road to Memphis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Richard Pearce traces the musical odyssey of blues legend B.B. King in a film that pays tribute to the city that gave birth to a new style of blues."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues a musical journey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs
Martin Scorsese presents the blues Piano blues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues Warming by the Devil's fire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Charles Burnett explores his own past as a young boy who was shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and Mississippi, torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who believed that the blues was the devil's music."--Container
Martin Scorsese presents the blues Godfathers and sons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In Marc Levin's lively verite-driven film, hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together."--Container
Evolution ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Evolution" offers a groundbreaking and definitive view of the extraordinary impact the evolutionary process has had on our understanding of the world around us. Beginning with Darwin's revolutionary theory, this seven-part series explores all facets of evolution--the changes that spawned the tree of life, the power of sex, how evolution continues to affect us every day, and the perceived conflict between science and religion
Hard candy by David Slade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a 30-something fashion photographer agrees to a date with a precocious teenager, he gets far more than he bargained for
 
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Languages
English (72)
Spanish (7)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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