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Kemper, Victor J. 1927-

Overview
Works: 152 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 12,460 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Christmas films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Documentary films  Political films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Victor J Kemper
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

27 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York, a bisexual robs a bank so his homosexual lover can get a sex change operation. The robbery was supposed to take 10 minutes, ends up being 12 hours and turns into a bizarre hostage situation with a resulting media circus
The jerk by Steve Martin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navin Johnson, adopted son of a poor black sharecropper family, has invented some crazy inventions that lead him from rags to riches and right back to rags
Slap Shot by George Roy Hill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coach of the Chiefs, a struggling minor-league hockey team. To build up attendance at their games, management signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition. --
The candidate by Michael Ritchie( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Robert Redford stars as Bill McKay, an idealistic young activist who agrees to run for elected office, hoping to use the campaign to bring important issues into the public debate. But the truth gets buried as the political process transforms McKay into The Candidate.When McKay's honesty and integrity captivate the electorate's attention, his long-shot candidacy attracts the attention of the party machine, and McKay must decide whether he can effect a greater change as a part of the government ... or retain his integrity and lose.Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
Visions of light by Arnold Glassman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring interviews with 29 cinematographers and directors, this film documents the story of cinematography since the conception of cinema at the turn of the 20th century as seen through the lenses of the world's greatest filmmakers and captured in classic scenes from over 125 films, tracing the evolution of motion-picture photography and innovations of cinematography and examining how the filmmaking process was complicated by new cinematic trends and technologies
Tommy boy by Chris Farley( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Party animal Tommy Callahan is definitely a few cans short of a six-pack. But after seven years, Tommy's finally earned his diploma -- and a cushy job at Callahan Auto Parts. Returning home, Tommy gets some more great news: his dad is marrying a real "10," and Tommy will get the stepbrother he always wanted. But as fast as you can say "Who killed the keg?," the family business starts tanking. Now Tommy's got to hit the road with his dad's right-hand man, a smug numbers-cruncher. And what these two don't know about salesmanship could fill a book -- and a riotously funny movie!
Bring it on( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This direct-to-DVD sequel has Britney moved across town to Crenshaw Heights. Her new cheer squad finds itself in a cheer-off with Britney's old squad to star in an upcoming music video
The friends of Eddie Coyle( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free
Pee-Wee's big adventure by Tim Burton( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and French and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pee-wee hits the open road to look for his missing bicycle and encounters riotous adventures with bikers, bums, cowboys, cons, a phantom trucker, and a waitress with wanderlust
The Final countdown( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an electrical storm transports the nuclear-powered U.S.S. Nimitz back in time, hours before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the crew must decide between allowing the attack to take place and preventing it, which would forever change history
National Lampoon's vacation by Harold Ramis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a typical American family takes a cross-country vacation, it can only mean one thing: total disaster!
Jingle all the way by Brian Levant( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harried mattress salesman Howard Langston is late for his son Jamie's karate class. To placate his unhappy son he asks him if there is anything special he wants for Christmas. He wants Turbo Man, the hottest toy of the season. Howard naturally forgets to get it, and being Christmas Eve, no stores have it in stock. So Howard now will stop at nothing to get the toy and reunite his family
The four seasons( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in French and English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three very close-knit upper middle-class couples periodically take vacations together. These gatherings turn into a bittersweet exploration of not only their friendship, but divorce and its consequences, after one of the men leaves his wife for a much younger woman
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and German and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The production head of a Hollywood studio in the thirties has his troubles complicated when he falls in love with a girl who reminds him of his dead wife."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Clue by Eileen Brennan( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and French and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery
Xanadu( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xanadu is a look at the future and a loving remembrance of the way things were in the heyday of Hollywood. The musical score includes the hit songs "Magic," "I'm Alive," "All Over the World," "Suddenly," and the title song "Xanadu." Olivia Newton-John will dazzle your senses with her luminous beauty and fabulous voice as she stars with Gene Kelly in this mesmerizing musical fantasy. The '40s meets the '80s in Xanadu, a very special love story and the first lavish, old-fashioned musical to utilize today's music
The hospital by Arthur Hiller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Bock's (Scott) life is in shambles. His wife has left him, his children don't talk to him, and his once beloved teaching hospital is falling apart. As he teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bock falls for a patient's seductively charming daughter (Diana Rigg), who not only gives him something to live for ... but might even change his life forever
Mikey and Nicky by Elaine May( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicky has embezzled a fortune from his Mafia bosses and is on the run. Nicky's only friend, Mikey tries to help him escape; or will he lead him into a trap?
See no evil, hear no evil by Richard Pryor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind man and a deaf man witness a murder, but are instead identified as suspects. They flee the police and attempt to find the real killers
Magic : a terrifying love story by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corky, a painfully shy, magician finds overnight success as a ventriloquist. Corky falls in love with Peggy Ann Snow and tells Fats, his brash foul-mouthed dummy, that he may leave show business. Fats becomes furious and starts manipulating Corky
 
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Alternative Names
Kemper, Vic 1927-

Kemper, Victor 1927-

Kemper, Victor J.

Victor J. Kemper Amerikaans director of photography

Victor J. Kemper caméraman américain

Victor J. Kemper US-amerikanischer Kameramann

Victor Kemper direttore della fotografia statunitense

Виктор Кемпер

ויקטור קמפר

ویکتور جی کمپر

ヴィクター・J・ケンパー

維克多·J·肯帕

Languages
English (116)

French (7)

Spanish (6)

German (3)

Italian (3)