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Wolsky, Albert

Works: 30 works in 71 publications in 5 languages and 10,313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Romance films  Historical films  Dark comedy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Albert Wolsky
Publications by Albert Wolsky
Most widely held works by Albert Wolsky
Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins( visu )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,685 libraries worldwide
Road to perdition: Michael Sullivan works as an enforcer for his adopted father, Irish gangster John Rooney. When Sullivan's son, Mike Jr., witnesses one of his father's killings on Rooney's behalf, the gangster decides that his ward and his family are liabilities that must be removed. Sullivan tries to safeguard his son and get even with the man who betrayed him, while his son focuses on bonding with his emotionally distant father
Birdman, or, (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) by Alejandro González Iñárritu( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2,021 libraries worldwide
A black comedy story of an actor famous for portraying an iconic superhero as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,899 libraries worldwide
In the early 1980s, Charlie Wilson was best known as a womanizing US congressional representative from Texas. He seemed to be in the minor leagues, except for the fact that he was a member of two major foreign policy and covert-ops committees. However, once Charlie is prodded by his major conservative supporter, Joanne Herring, Wilson learns about the plight of the people who are suffering from the effects of the brutal Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. With the help of a maverick CIA agent, Gust Avrakotos, Wilson dedicates his canny political efforts to supply the Afghan mujahideen with the weapons and support needed to defeat the Soviet Union. Ultimately, Charlie learns that while military victory can be obtained, there are other consequences and prices to that fight that are ignored to everyone's sorrow. Based on a true story
Maid in Manhattan by Charles Vidor( visu )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
A struggling single mom takes a job as a chambermaid at a luxury hotel in New York. She meets and falls in love with a suave and sophisticated heir to an American political dynasty, who mistakes her for a society woman. When her real identity is revealed, the reality about their separate lives sets in
You've got mail by Nora Ephron( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
A romance in which superstore book chain magnate Hanks and cozy children's bookshop owner Ryan are anonymous e-mail cyberpals who fall head-over-laptops in love, unaware that they are combative business rivals
Ask the dust by Robert Towne( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
A young Italian would-be writer comes to Depression-era Los Angeles to make a name for himself. While there, he meets Camilla, who is hoping to marry a rich American. Both are trying to escape the stigma of their ethnicity in blue-blood California
The movie makers by Sol Chaneles( Book )
10 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
The lives and films of more than 2,500 stars, supporting actors and directors who have made motion picture history
All That Jazz by Bob Fosse( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 215 libraries worldwide
All that jazz es un musical, es un drama, y es la historia de muchos amores. Retrata con dureza, el esplendor y la decadencia de la gente que trabaja en el mundo del espectáculo
Lucky numbers ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Russ Richards (Travolta), a weatherman in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a local celebrity, but when an unusually mild winter causes his snowmobile dealership to take a plunge, Russ needs a get-rich scheme -- and fast. With his greedy girlfriend (Kudrow), the TV station's lotto-ball girl, and a criminally minded buddy (Roth), Russ hatches a plan to fix the lottery. Russ's numbers come up right, but then everthing goes completely wrong, throwing Russ and his co-conspirators into comic chaos
Scenes from a mall by Woody Allen( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A married couple--he's a sports attorney, she's a pop psychologist--go to an upscale mall where their shopping spree turns into something more expensive! Things go from bad to worse as they try to work out some of their marital problems
Cookie by Susan Seidelman( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Dino Capisco has just finished thirteen years in prison. Dino wants to get out of jail, settle some old scores, and make up for lost time with his daughter, Cookie. Dino decides that the best way to get to know Cookie is to hire her as his chauffeur. With her ears attuned to the conspiracies floating around Dino, she quickly discovers that her father's old crony has been swindling him and that Dino's life is in jeopardy
Duplicity by Tony Gilroy( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Ex-CIA officer Claire Stenwick and ex-MI6 agent Ray Koval are both racing to secure the formula for a product that will bring untold wealth to the company that lands the patent first. As the stakes begin to rise, so does the passion between Claire and Ray. Meanwhile, their mutual employers, industry giant Howard Tully and trailblazing CEO Dick Garsik start resorting to some seriously underhanded tactics as each hopes to gain an advantage over the competition. Claire and Ray engage in a series of schemes and double-crosses while contending with the fact that their mutual attraction could ultimately jeopardize their entire mission
Revolutionary road by Sam Mendes( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence
Triple feature Dr. Seuss' Horton hears a who ; Mr. Magorium's wonder emporium ; Toys ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Toys: Robin Williams stars as a fun-loving adult who must save his late father's toy factory from his evil uncle
Manhattan by Woody Allen( visu )
2 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in German and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Isaac Davis is a successful comedy writer whose wife, having left him for another woman, is now embarking on a book about their failed marriage. Isaac happily consoles himself in the arms of an adoring 17-year-old schoolgirl until he meets someone closer to his own age, who happens to be his best friend's mistress
Sophie's choice by Alan J Pakula( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A drama set in post-World War II Brooklyn revolves around Sophie, a Polish Catholic beauty who survived Auschwitz, her lover, Nathan, and Stingo, a would-be writer. As the three grow closer, Stingo discovers the captivating and moving truths that each harbors
A memory of two Mondays ( visu )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
She-devil by Meryl Streep( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
A dumpy housewife with an ambitious husband seeks revenge when her husband runs off with a gorgeous romance novelist. The housewife makes a list of her departed hubby's most important assets and sets out to destroy them one by one!
Albert Wolsky costume design drawings by Albert Wolsky( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The Albert Wolsky costume design drawings span the years 1977-2007 and encompass 4 linear feet. The collection consists of 83 pencil and watercolor drawings for 10 films, including ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (2007), ALL THAT JAZZ, BUGSY, GREASE (1978), SOPHIE'S CHOICE (1982), and TOYS (1992)
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Alternative Names
Albert Wolsky American costumer designer
Albert Wolsky costumista statunitense
Albert Wolsky Frans kostuumontwerper
Albert Wolsky kostiumolog amerykański pochodzenia francusko-polskiego
Albert Wolsky US-amerikanischer Kostümbildner französischer Herkunft
Альберт Вольски
آلبرت وولسکی
English (50)
German (5)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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