Most widely held works about Thelma Schoonmaker
Most widely held works by Thelma Schoonmaker
Gangs of New York ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,861 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes was a rich young man from Texas, heir to his father's fortune, when he decided he wanted to make movies. Age 21, he made the most expensive Hollywood film ever (at the time); and went on to break air-speed records, make another fortune in aircraft design, smash Charles Lindbergh's round-the-world flight record, and be romantically linked with almost all of Hollywood's famous beauties. Nevertheless, he died alone, sealed into a room he never left, the victim of compulsions that drove him to greatness, while containing the seeds of his undoing.
Shutter Island ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,591 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.
Goodfellas ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and German and held by 892 libraries worldwide
Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters.
Kundun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life and work of the current (14th) Dalai Lama and his ongoing struggle to regain independence for Tibet.
The departed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
In South Boston, the Massachusetts State Police 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 are moles in their midst, Billy and Colin are suddenly thrust into danger. Afraid of being caught and exposed to the enemy, each must race to uncover the identity of the other man in time to save himself.
Casino ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
The story of the rise and fall of three friends in 1970s-era Las Vegas: Mafia-connected casino operator Sam "Ace" Rothstein, Mafia enforcer Nicky Santoro, and hustler Ginger McKenna.
The color of money ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
An aging pool shark who believes "money won is twice as sweet as money earned", forms a profitable yet volatile partnership with a young pool hustler.
Cape fear ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Fourteen years after being imprisoned, vicious psychopath Max Cady (Robert De Niro) emerges with a single-minded mission: to seek revenge on his attorney Sam Bowden (Nick Nolte).
Raging bull ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and French and held by 267 libraries worldwide
Robert DeNiro stars as Jake LaMotta, the controversial prize fighter of the 1940's. Shows his life from the beginning and as he fights his way up the ranks and earns the reputation as the "Raging Bull," a fighter who can't be stopped.
Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Stars [Terry Gross interviews 11 stars of stage & screen ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Program includes interviews with 11 stars.
Grace of my heart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
A fifteen-year journey that follows songwriting sensation Denise Waverly, who struggles to escape the shadow of pop-music icons and emerge a singer in her own right. In crafting the hits the whole world sings, Denise draws on her relationships with the men in her life: a brilliant but self-destructive composer, and her songwriting partner.
Raging bull ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Widely hailed as the greatest film of the 1980s, this searing story charts the tortured rise and fall of middleweight champion Jake 'The Bronx Bull' La Motta.
After hours ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Word processor Paul Hackett is looking for a break from his humdrum Manhattan routine. He heads to SoHo for a late-night date with Marcy, a girl he scarcely knows and gradually gets caught up in a bizarre web of seemingly chance encounters with a host of loopy, looney "downtown" night people.
Edge codes beyond the cut ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Edge Codes.com is a radical journey through the history of motion picture editing - the essence of cinema. Led by visionaries of the art and contemporary masters of the craft, [the film] voyages beyond the cutting edge, unlocking the future of montage and exploring editing as a universal language shaping our perceptions of the world around us"--Container.
Gangs of New York ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 26 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 an 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.
Woodstock 3 days of peace & music ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Restoration and expansion of the Academy Award winning documentary on the first Woodstock Festival. It features the music of Crosby, Stills and Nash, Canned Heat, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, The Who, Sha-Na-Na, Joe Cocker, Country Joe & the Fish, Arlo Guthrie, Ten Years After, Jefferson Airplane, John Sebastian, Country Joe McDonald, Santana, Sly & the Family Stone, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young.
Goodfellas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Henry Hill is a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is "adopted" by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and raised to be a faithful member of their "family". Based on Nicholas Pileggi's best-selling book Wiseguy, the most intimate account ever printed of life inside what people call the Mafia. In Mafia vernacular, insiders are known as either "wiseguys" or "goodfellas". -- Container label.
Casino ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A gambler who is put in charge of a Las Vegas casino by the Mafia runs into trouble when he tries to run the business honestly and falls in love with a call-girl. [c.f. Halliwell's, 1997 ed.].
The red shoes les chaussons rouges by Michael Powell ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Une jeune danseuse est découverte par un célèbre impresario à la passion dévorante et dévoreuse qui en fait la vedette d'un ballet créé spécialement pour elle : "Les chaussons rouges". Mais son mentor lui demande de sacrifier à sa carrière son amour pour un jeune compositeur...Ce film en technicolor, Oscar 1947 pour le chef-opérateur Jack Cardiff, marqua un basculement dans la représentation de la danse au cinéma, avec dix-sept minutes d'un véritable ballet cinématographique.
Aeronautics--Research Air pilots Airplanes--Design and construction Asylums Billionaires Biographical films Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho,--Dalai Lama XIV,--1935- Businesspeople California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Casinos Celebrities China--Tibet Autonomous Region Crime Crime films Criminal behavior Criminal psychology Dalai lamas Drama Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films--for the hearing impaired Gangs Gangster films Gangster films Gangsters Hill, Henry,--1943- Historical films History Hughes, Howard,--1905-1976 Immigrants Immigrants--Economic conditions Irish Islands Lehane, Dennis Mafia Man-woman relationships Massachusetts--Boston Missing persons--Investigation Nevada--Las Vegas New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Five Points Organized crime Organized crime investigation Psychiatric hospital patients Test pilots Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States United States.--Marshals Service Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Schoonmaker-Powell, Thelma 1940-
Schoonmaker, T. 1940-