Composer Videos - Searching for

deg farrelly (
Sat, 14 Mar 1998 09:02:07 -0700

Pat Means wrote:

>I have a professor wanting to located feature films based on the lives
>classical composers, Franz Liszt, Franz Schubert, Richard Wagner,
>Two examples of the type of films I am looking for are AMADUS and
>BELOVED. Any help will be GREATLY appreciated. I really don't know
where to
>start looking.

For anyone looking for film bio treatment of any historic figure, these
books might be of some assistance. Granted, they are all a little
dated, and cover film, not video. But they can be a starting point.

List follows sig. Hope this information helps.

deg farrelly, Media Librarian / Liaison to Women's Studies
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AUTHOR Emmens, Carol A.
TITLE Famous people on film / by Carol A. Emmens.
PUBLISHER Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1977.
DESCRIPT x, 355 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
SUBJECT Biography -- Film catalogs.
NOTE Includes indexes.
ISBN 0810810514.

AUTHOR Brakhage, Stan.
TITLE Film biographies / Stan Brakhage.
PUBLISHER Berkeley, Calif. : Turtle Island, 1977.
DESCRIPT 295 p. : ports. ; 24 cm.
SUBJECT Motion pictures -- Biography.
BIBLIOG. Filmography: p. 293-295.

AUTHOR Sprecher, Daniel.
TITLE Guide to films (16mm) about famous people.
EDITION [1st ed.]
PUBLISHER Alexandria, Va., Serina Press [1969]
DESCRIPT x, 206 p. 23 cm.
SUBJECT Motion pictures -- Catalogs.
Biography -- Film catalogs.
NOTE "Containing synopses of over 1450 motion picture films
concerning, in whole or in part, the lives, the times,
works, or the activities of over 1180 famous or
persons, contemporary and historical."