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Frank  Lloyd  Wright
[1867-1959]


Frank Lloyd Wright is possibly the most famous architect of the XXth Century. He designed over 1,000 structures over a career spanning five decades, and 450 were built. His influence continues in the work of his sons & grandsons, and in the Taliesin schools in Wisconsin & Arizona, as well as in university courses around the world.        Frank Lloyd Wright in 1952         buildings

books about F.L. Wright
books by F.L. Wright
'Wright At A Glance' book series

other media

links

Frank Lloyd Wright entry at Wikipedia
browse books by/about Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright credits at Internet Movie Database
Frank Lloyd Wright posters at AllPosters.com


Official  Links
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation [est. 1940]
Frank Lloyd Wright School
Taliesin® Preservation, Inc. in Spring Green, WI
Taliesin Architects [est. 1959]
Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy [est. 1989]
Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust [est. 1974]

Other  Links
GreatBuildings F.L.W. webpage
CM's Frank Lloyd Wright fansite
Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, IL [1889-1909]
F.L.W. 'Amazing Americans' entry at Library of Congress
1997 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibit at Library of Congress
'Wright In Wisconsin' Heritage Tourism Program
Shining Brow Booksellers in Brookfield, WI
Jet Set Modern online magazine Issue #4: The All-Wright Double Issue
listed #76 on Atlantic Monthly's "100 Most Influential Americans" (12/2006)
Frank Lloyd Wright Timeline & List of Buildings at Planet Claire website

Family  &  Friends

granddaughter actress Anne Baxter [1923-85] • /name/nm0000879/


The  Buildings

list of all Frank Lloyd Wright buildings at About.com
list of all Frank Lloyd Wright buildings at Wikipedia
Frank Lloyd Wright buildings listed by location at Wikipedia

1901 Fricke House in Oak Park, Illinois
1901 Davenport House in River Forest, Illinois
1902 Arthur Heurtley House in Oak Park, Illinois { see video below}
1902-06 Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo, New York  click here for photograph (in a new window)

1902-04 Dana-Thomas House at 301 E. Lawrence Avenue in Springfield, Illinois
http://www.dana-thomas.org/
"Susan's House: Where Frank Lloyd Got It Wright" [2005]
http://bckay.home.mchsi.com/

1905-08 Unity Temple in Oak Park, Illinois

1906 Thomas P. Hardy House in Racine, Wisconsin

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hardy House  
"Frank Lloyd Wright's Hardy House" [2006]
by Mark Hertzberg

Pomegranate Press 7¼x7¼ hardcover [9/2006] for $14.96

1906 Meyer May House in Grand Rapids, MI
1908-10 Robie House in Chicago, Illinois
Taliesin Estate [begun 1911, rebuilt 1914 & 1925] near Spring Green, Wisconsin
1915-16 low-income housing in Southside Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1917-21 A.D. German Warehouse in Richland Center, Wisconsin

Aline M. Barnsdall 'Hollyhock' House
in Hollywood, California [1919-23]
Friends of Hollyhock House [est. 1978] official website
official Hollyhock House / Barnsdall Art Park website

Frank Lloyd Wright Hollyhock House  "Frank Lloyd Wright: Hollyhock House & Olive Hill" [1992]
by Kathryn Smith, photography by Sam Nugroho

Hennessey + Ingalls 9¾x9¾ pb [5/2006] for $30.36
Rizzoli Intl. hardcover [11/92] out of print/used

1922 Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan {demolished 1968}  click here for photograph (in a new window)
P.B.S. / Frank Lloyd Wright / Buildings / Imperial Hotel

1923 Storer House in West Hollywood, California

1924 Ennis Brown House
at 2655 Glendower Avenue in Hollywood, California
official Ennis Brown House website
Ennis Brown House entry at Wikipedia

1926 Sowden House in Los Feliz [Los Angeles], California

1928 {design} Frank Lloyd Wright Pottery House [built 1984], 1430 Hyde Park Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico

1929 Richard Lloyd Jones 'Westhope' house in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Fallingwater House in Mill Run, PA [1934-37]

Fallingwater House official site
MOMA art print from AllPosters.com
West PA Conservancy [est. 1932] / Fallingwater pages

Fallingwater Rising  "Fallingwater Rising: Frank Lloyd Wright, E. J. Kaufmann & America's Most Extraordinary House" [2003]
by Franklin Toker

Knopf 9½x6.3 hardcover [9/2003] for $23.80
Fallingwater House Tour video  "Fallingwater, The House Tour" [2000]
Directed by Stephen Robbins
indep color VHS [2/2000] for $19.95
no listing at IMDb
FLWAG Fallingwater  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater" (F.L.W. At A Glance Series) [1996]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¼x5¼ hardcover [11/96] for $11.94

"Fallingwater: A Conversation with Edgar Kaufmann, Jr." [1994 video]
Directed by Kenneth Love; video not available; meager info at IMDb

House On The Waterfall video  "Frank Lloyd Wright's House On The Waterfall" documentary film
[PBS 1989]
Co-produced & written by Mary Rawson
Home Vision color VHS [2/94] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb
Fallingwater / Kaufmann  "Fallingwater: A Frank Lloyd Wright Country House" [1986]
by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr.; photography by Thomas A. Heinz

Abbeville Press 13½x10 hardcover [11/86] for $37.40

1936-39 S.C. Johnson Wax Building in Racine, Wisconsin
1938-39 Wingspread Conference Center in Wind Point (Racine), Wisconsin

1939 [Usonian] Rosenbaum House [expanded in 1948] in Florence, AL
official Rosenbaum House website
Rosenbaum House at Great Buildings Online

Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House book  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House: The Birth
& Rebirth of An American Treasure" [2006]
by Barbara Kimberlin Broach

Pomegranate Press 8¼x7¼ hardcover [9/2006] for $13.57

1940 Pope-Leighey House
1945 Arnold Friedman House "The Fir Tree" in Pecos, New Mexico
1946 Unitarian Meeting House in Madison, Wisconsin

1946 residence design for philosopher Ayn Rand [1905-82] - never built  click here for drawings (in a new window)

1949 house in Orinda, California

1950? Wm. & Mary Palmer House in Ann Arbor, MI

Frank Lloyd Wright's Palmer House  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Palmer House" [2007]
by Grant Hildebrand, with Ann & Leonard K. Eaton

Univ WA Press 10x8 pb [2/2007] for $19.80

1951 Wayfarers Chapel on the Palos Verdes, California coast
1951 Benjamin Adelman House in Phoenix, Arizona
1953 House on Kentuck Knob official site
1952 David & Gladys Wright house in East Phoenix, Arizona {threatened as-of 10/2012}
1953-59 Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania
1954 Harold C. Price residence in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

1956 Price Company Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma
official Price Tower Arts Center website
The Inn At Price Tower website
"Little Skyscraper On The Prairie" article in Atlantic Magazine (July/August 2008)

Prairie Skyscraper  "Prairie Skyscraper: Frank Lloyd Wright's Price Tower"
[2005] by Anthony Alofsin

Rizzoli Intl. pb [8/2006] out of print/rare
Rizzoli Intl. 12¾x9¼ hardcover [10/2005] for $37.96

1957 Duncan House in Lisle, IL
1957 Marin County [CA] Civic Center
1958 Seth Peterson Cottage in Mirror Lake, Wisconsin
1959 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art in New York City { see video below}
Guggenheim Museum page at Glass, Steel & Stone
1961 Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
1984 Pottery House adobe [designed in 1941] in Santa Fe, New Mexico
1992 Monona Terrace Center [designed in 1959] in Madison, Wisconsin
2004 Blue Sky Mausoleum [designed in 1928] in Buffalo, NY
2005 Massaro island house [designed in 1950] in Lake Mahopac, NY
pre-construction Panama City house [designed in 1956] in Santa Rosa, California

Auldbrass Plantation
Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
Sherman Booth House
Bradley House
Community Christian Church in Kansas City, Missouri
Dana House
Danforth Chapel in Lakeland, FL
First Christian Church in Phoenix, AZ
Gilmore {aka Airplane} House in Madison, Wisconsin
Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium at Arizona State University
Isadore Heller House
Joseph Husser House
Jacobs {Usonian} House in Madison, Wisconsin
Darwin Martin House in Buffalo, NY
Pearce House in Bradbury, California
Pettit Chapel in Belvidere, IL
Pfeiffer Chapel in Lakeland, FL
Pilgrim Congressional Church in Redding, California
Sturgis House
Walker House in Carmel, California

Books  About  The  Buildings

"The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright at Florida Southern College" []

Frank Lloyd Wright Revealed  "Frank Lloyd Wright Revealed" [2007]
by Rebecca King

Chartwell Books 13x11¼ hardcover [2/2007] for $19.99
Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona  "Frank Lloyd Wright In Arizona" [2006]
by Lawrence W. Cheek

Rio Nuevo 8¼x8¼ hardcover [1/2006] for $13.22
Frank Lloyd Wright Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses" [2005]
text by Alan Hess, photographs by Alan Weintraub

Rizzoli 11x11 hardcover [11/2005] for $47.25
Wright-Sized Houses / Solutions  "Wright-Sized Houses: Frank Lloyd Wright's Solutions For Making Small Houses Feel Big" [2003]
by Diane Maddex

Harry N. Abrams 9½x9¼ hardcover [11/2003] for $19.80
Frank Lloyd Wright's Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Houses" [2002]
by Thomas A. Heinz

Gramercy 10¼x8¼ hardcover [5/2002] for $9.99
Frank Lloyd Wright's Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Interiors" [2002]
by Thomas A. Heinz

Gramercy 10¼x8½ hardcover [5/2002] for $9.99
Frank Lloyd Wright's Stained Glass & Lightscreens book by Thomas A. Heinz  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Stained Glass & Lightscreens" [2000]
by Thomas A. Heinz

Gibbs Smith, Publr 9¾x9¾ pb [8/2005] for $19.95
Gibbs Smith, Publr 10¼x10¼ hardcover [7/2000] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright / Western Work  "Frank Lloyd Wright: The Western Work" [1999]
by Dixie Legler, photographs by Scot Zimmerman

Chronicle Books 10x10½ hardcover [9/99] for $40.00
Lost Wright Masterpieces  "Lost Wright: Frank Lloyd Wright's Vanished Masterpieces" [1996]
by Carla Lind

S&S 9½x9¼ hardcover [10/96] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Masterworks  "Frank Lloyd Wright: The Masterworks" [1993]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer & David Larkin

Rizzoli hardcover [9/93] for $51.00
Frank Lloyd Wright Companion  "A Frank Lloyd Wright Companion" [1993]
by William Allin Storrer

detailed plans, photographs & brief histories of every structure [over 450] built by America's most widely-known architect
Univ of Chicago Press 11x10¾ hardcover [11/93] for $76.50
Frank Lloyd Wright Catalog  
"The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: A Complete Catalog"
[MIT Press 1978] by William Allin Storrer

Univ of Chicago Press 9x6¼ pb [10/2002] for $25.55
Univ of Chicago Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [10/2002] for $70/90


Books  About  Frank  Lloyd  Wright

browse all books by/about Frank Lloyd Wright

http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Art-Japan/dp/0810945630/
http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Japan-Architecture/dp/0415232694/
http://www.amazon.com/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Life-Architecture/dp/0471857971/

Shining Brow: Frank Lloyd Wright book by Olgivanna L. Wright  "Shining Brow: Frank Lloyd Wright" [1960]
by Olgivanna Lloyd Wright

Horizon Press hardcover/pb [6/79] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Life, Work, Words biography by Olgivanna L. Wright   "Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life, His Work, His Words" [1966]
by Olgivanna Lloyd Wright

Horizon Press hardcover [6/66] out of print/used
Prairie School  "The Prairie School: Frank Lloyd Wright & His Midwest Contemporaries" [1972] by H. Allen Brooks
W.W. Norton pb [3/2006] for $19.00
W.W. Norton 8½x8½ pb [6/96] out of print/used
Univ of Toronto Press hardcover [10/72] out of print/used
Wright biography by Secrest  
"Frank Lloyd Wright: A Biography" [1992]
by Meryle Secrest

Univ Chicago Press pb [5/98] for $14.28
Knopf 10x6¾ hardcover [9/92] out of print/used
Spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright book by Carla Lind  "Wright Style: Re-Creating The Spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright" [1992]
by Carla Lind

Thames & Hudson 2nd edition 11½x9½ pb [10/2004] out of print/used
S&S 11¾x9¾ hardcover [11/92] for $31.50
Frank Lloyd Wright / Illustrated Biography  "Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect: An Illustrated Biography" [YA 1993]
by Alexander O. Boulton

Rizzoli Intl. 11¼x8¾ hardcover [8/93] out of print/used
Many Masks Wright bio  "Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright" [1997]
by Brendan Gill

Da Capo Press 9x6 pb [9/98] for $22.00
Putnam hardcover [11/97] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie  "Frank Lloyd Wright and The Prairie" [1998]
by Melanie Birk

F.L.W. Home & Studio Fndtn 7½x7½ hardcover [4/98] for $13.27
Frank Lloyd Wright America's Master Architect  "Frank Lloyd Wright: America's Master Architect" [1998]
by Kathryn Smith

Abbeville Press 10½x9½ hardcover [3/98] for $26.60
Abbeville Press 4½x4¼ mini-hardcover [3/98] for $9.56 [sic]
Frank Lloyd Wright Georgia O'Keeffe Duets  "Frank Lloyd Wright/Georgia O'Keeffe: Duets" [2004]
by Llorenç Bonet

Collins Design 9x6¾ hardcover [1/2004] for $11.01
Georgia O'Keeffe [1887-1986] Page
Frank Lloyd Wright bio by Huxtable  "Frank Lloyd Wright" [2004]
by Ada Louise Huxtable

Viking/Penguin Lives 7½x5¾ hardcover [11/2004] for $15.56
Shining Brow by Kamal Amin  "Reflections From The Shining Brow: My Years With Frank Lloyd Wright & Olgivanna Lazovich" [2004]
by Kamal Amin

Daniel & Daniel Publrs pb [10/2007] for $11.63
Fithian Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [11/2004] for $25.60
Fountainheads / Wright & Rand  "The Fountainheads: Wright, Rand, The F.B.I. & Hollywood" [2005]
by Donald Leslie Johnson

Speculative examination of the possible relationships between philosopher Ayn Rand [1905-82] and architect Frank Lloyd Wright, two versions of the movie "The Fountainhead", the F.B.I., and the Hollywood blacklist
McFarland & Co. pb [9/2011] for $45.00
McFarland & Co. 10x7¼ hardcover [1/2005] for $75.00
Frank Lloyd Wright and The Architecture of Japanese Prints  
"Frank Lloyd Wright and The Architecture of Japanese Prints"
catalog for exhibition at the Hammer Museum, October 2005 to January 2006

Hammer Museum's exhibition entry
Frank Lloyd Wright & the Taliesin Fellowship  "The Fellowship: The Untold Story of Frank Lloyd Wright & The Taliesin Fellowship" [2006]
by Roger Friedland & Harold Zellman

Harper Perennial 9¼x6 pb [10/2007] for $12.89
Regan Books 9½x6½ hardcover [8/2006] for $23.07
Death in a Prairie House book by William R. Drennan  "Death In A Prairie House: Frank Lloyd Wright & The Taliesin Murders"
[2007] by William R. Drennan

Near Spring Green, Wisconsin in 1914, five adults & two children close to Frank Lloyd Wright were brutally murdered and his newly built Taliesin cottage was burned to the ground – an event given little attention in biographies of Wright.
Univ WI Press 9x6¼ hardcover [1/2007] for $19.77
Loving Frank novel  "Loving Frank: A Novel" [2007]
by Nancy Horan

Ballantine Books 9¼x6¼ hardcover [8/2007] for $14.37
Brilliance Audio ABR audio CD [8/2007] for $17.79
Frank Lloyd Wright in New York  "Frank Lloyd Wright In New York: The Plaza Years, 1954-1959" [2007]
by Jane King Hession & Debra Pickrel

Gibbs Smith, Publr 11x8¾ hardcover [9/2007] for $21.86
The Women novel by T.C. Boyle  "The Women: A Novel" [2009]
by T.C. Boyle

Frank Lloyd Wright’s raucous life told through the experiences of the four women
who loved him, with author Boyle’s trademark wit and invention.

Penguin 8½x5½ pb [12/2009] for $10.88
Viking 9x6¼ hardcover [2/2009] out of print/used

"Chasing Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life and Mine, Intertwined [] by Conrad N. Brown, Architect
http://www.amazon.com/Chasing-FRANK-LLOYD-WRIGHT-Intertwined/dp/0976990377/

Books  By  Frank  Lloyd  Wright

House Beautiful  "The House Beautiful" [1896 & 1996]
Essay by William C. Gannett; book design by Frank Lloyd Wright;
restoration by John Arthur

Pomegranate Press 11x9¼ hardcover [4/96] out of print/used
Fifty Views of Japan 1905 Photo Album book by Frank Lloyd Wright  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Fifty Views of Japan: The 1905 Photo Album"
[1996] from the Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio Foundation

Pomegranate Press 8½x11 pb [11/96] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Works Volume 1  "Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, Volume 1: 1894-1930" [1992]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Rizzoli pb [6/92] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Works Volume 2  "Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, Volume 2: Including An
Autobiography, 1930-1932" [1992]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Rizzoli 10x8 pb [6/92] for $40.00
Rizzoli 10½x8½ hardcover [6/92] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Works Volume 3  "Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, Volume 3: 1931-1939" [1994]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Rizzoli pb [12/94] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Works Volume 4  "Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, Volume 4: 1939-1949" [1994]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Rizzoli 10x8 bargain pb [12/94] for $12.99
Rizzoli 10¼x8½ pb [11/94] out of print/used
Rizzoli hardcover [2/94] out of print/used
Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Works Volume 5  "Frank Lloyd Wright Collected Writings, Volume 5: 1949-1959" [1995]
Edited by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer

Rizzoli 10x8 pb [5/95] out of print/used

'Wright  At  A  Glance'  Book Series

FLWAG California Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's California Houses" [1996]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¼x5¼ hardcover [11/96] for $9.95
Californian Textile Block  "Californian Textile Block" [2002]
by Abby Moor

PRC Pubnlg 8¾x5¾ hardcover [3/2004] for $5.98
Sterling 8¼x6.3 pb [10/2002] out of print/used
FLWAG Dining Rooms  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Dining Rooms" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/95] for $9.95
FLWAG Early Years  "Early Years" [2002]
by Doreen Ehrlich

PRC hardcover [3/2004] for $13.97
PRC 8¼x6½ hardcover [5/2002] for $12.95
FLWAG Fallingwater  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater" [1996]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¼x5¼ hardcover [11/96] for $11.94
FLWAG Fireplaces  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Fireplaces" [1995]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/95] for $9.95
FLWAG First Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's First Houses" [1996]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¼x5¼ hardcover [11/96] for $11.94
FLWAG Furnishings  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Furnishings" [1995]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/95] out of print/used
FLWAG Glass Designs  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Glass Designs" [1995]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/95] for $9.95
FLWAG Life & Homes  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Life & Homes" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/94] for $9.95
FLWAG Lost Buildings  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Lost Buildings" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5½x5½ hardcover [9/94] for $11.94
FLWAG Prairie Houses  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Houses" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¾x5½ hardcover [9/94] for $9.95
FLWAG Public Buildings  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Public Buildings" [1996]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate Press 5¼x5¼ hardcover [11/96] out of print/used
FLWAG Usonian  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses" [1994]
by Carla Lind

Pomegranate5¼x5¼ hardcover [9/94] for $9.95


Movies & TV, Stageplays, Other Media

Omnibus American Profiles on DVD  "Omnibus: American Profiles" DVD Box Set [2011]
E1 Entertainment b&w DVD set [7/2011] 2 disks for $16.99
contains 14 programs or segments on two disks: featured topics include Leonard Bernstein; Pearl Buck; the
F-100 warplane; William Faulkner; Grand Central Terminal in New York City; photographer Philippe Halsman; The New York Times; Sugar Ray Robinson & Stillman's Gym; Dr. Seuss; James Thurber; E.B. White; and Frank Lloyd Wright [22 minutes; aired 25 Oct 1953]

series credits at IMDbseries entry at Wikipedia
A Summer Place movie poster  "A Summer Place" [Warner Bros. Oct 1956]
Extensive location filming at Wright's Walker House in Carmel, California.
A story of middle-aged adultery intertwined with teenage love and adult hypocrisy about it. A self-made millionaire vacations with his wife and teenage daughter on an island off the Maine coast where he'd previously worked as a lifeguard. He resumes a romance with an island resident who is trapped in a marriage as loveless as his. Scandal erupts when word of this romance becomes public, but it serves to draw together his daughter and her teenage son.
Produced, written & directed by Delmer Daves; based on the Sloan Wilson novel; starring Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy, Troy Donahue, Constance Ford, Beulah Bondi, Jack Richardson & Martin Eric
Warner color DVD [2/2007] for $14.99
Warner color VHS [1/93] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.9927"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99

House on Haunted Hill  "House on Haunted Hill" [Allied Artists Feb 1959]
Extensive location filming at Wright's Ennis Brown House in Hollywood, California.
A creepy millionaire tempts five people with $10,000 each if they can survive the night locked inside a hilltop house where seven people were murdered.
Co-produced & directed by William Castle; starring Vincent Price, Carolyn Craig, Richard Long, Elisha Cook Jr., Carol Ohmart, Alan Marshal, Julie Mitchum, Leona Anderson & Howard Hoffman
Alpha Video b&w DVD [4/2003] for $7.98
Warner b&w widescreen DVD [10/99] for $12.99
Good Times Video b&w VHS [9/2003] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.9927"x40" poster from Amazon for $19.99

Blade Runner  "Blade Runner" [Ladd Company June 1982]
Location filming at Wright's Ennis Brown House in Hollywood, California.
Directed by Ridley Scott, based on the novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" [1968] by Philip K. Dick; starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh & Daryl Hannah; music by Vangelis; won Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, listed on National Film Registry in 1993; listed on Time Magazine's All-TIME 100 Movies (10/2005) • full credits from IMDb
Warner Collector's Edition widescreen color on Blu-ray [12/2007] 5 disks for $24.99
Warner Final Cut Special Edition widescreen color DVD [12/2007] 2 disks for $10.99
Warner Director's Cut DVD [3/97] for $11.99
more details (synopsis, books, posters, links) on Magic Lantern's "Blade Runner" 1982 Movie Page
Frank Lloyd Wright / Office For Edgar J. Kaufmann docufilm  
"Frank Lloyd Wright: The Office For Edgar J. Kaufmann" [1992]
30-minute color documentary film written & directed by Pamela Glintenkamp
video/DVD/Blu-ray not available • credits from IMDb
Shining Brow: The Opera  "Shining Brow: The Opera About Frank Lloyd Wright" [1993]
Music by Daron Hagen, words by Paul Muldoon

Faber & Faber 7¾x4¾ pb [2/93] out of print used
official websitelisting at Opera America
opera performed by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus
Naxos American audio CD [3/2009] 40 tracks on 2 disks for $15.37
Frank Lloyd Wright & Guggenheim Museum video  "1071 Fifth Avenue: Frank Lloyd Wright & The Story of
The Guggenheim Museum" [1994]

Directed by Peter Lydon
Home Vision color VHS [12/2002] for $19.95
not listed at IMDb
brochure from 'Frank Lloyd Wright and Japanese Art' exhibit at Phoenix Art Museum in 1995  "Frank Lloyd Wright and Japanese Art" [1997]
Directed by Kenneth Love
video/DVD/Blu-ray not available; credits from IMDb
Homes of Frank Lloyd Wright video  "The Homes of Frank Lloyd Wright" [A&E special 1998]
A&E color VHS [2/98] for $19.95
not listed at IMDb
Permanent Midnight movie  "Permanent Midnight" [Artisan Sept 1998]
Location filming at Wright's Pearce House in gated Bradbury, California.
After a stint in rehab, a TV writer regales a fellow survivor with the story of his drug-frenzied melt-down in flashbacks.
Written & directed by David Veloz; based on a book by Jerry Stahl; starring Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Jay Paulson, Spencer Garrett, Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Hurley, Lourdes Benedicto, Fred Willard, Connie Nielsen, Liz Torres, Janeane Garofalo, Sandra Oh, Scott Williamson, Cheryl Ladd & Jerry Stahl
LionsGate color DVD [2/99] for $12.99
Live/Artisan color VHS [7/2001] out of prodn/many used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

Frank Lloyd Wright PBS special  "Frank Lloyd Wright" documentary film [P.B.S. Nov 1998]
Co-produced & co-directed by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick;
narration by Edward Herrmann; won Peabody Award
PBS Home Video color DVD [8/2001] for $26.98
PBS Home Video color VHS [1/2002] 2 tapes for $24.98
full credits from IMDbPBS webpages
Thirteenth Floor movie poster  "The Thirteenth Floor" [Columbia May 1999]
Location filming at Wright's Ennis Brown House in Hollywood, California.
A stylish modern-day noir. The designer of a computer game that is set in 1930s Los Angeles discovers a secret and is killed. His coworkers are suspect, and they search inside the simulated world for clues to the real killer.
Co-written & directed by Josef Rusnak; based on Daniel F. Galouye's novel "Simulacron 3"; starring Craig Bierko, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Gretchen Mol, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dennis Haysbert, Steven Schub, Jeremy Roberts, Rif Hutton, Leon Rippy, Janet MacLachlan & Johnny Crawford
Sony color DVD [10/99] for $9.95
Sony color VHS [3/2000] out of prodn/many used
Milan Records soundtrack CD [6/99] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
11"x17" poster from Amazon for $9.99

Restoration of Wright's Heurtley House   "Restoration of Frank Lloyd Wright's Heurtley House" [2003]
includes a record of discoveries & work during the 5-year restoration of Wright's 1902 Arthur Heurtley House in Oak Park, Illinois
Emphasis color DVD [11/2004] out of prodn/used
not listed at IMDb

Houses of Worship Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright documentary video  "Sacred Spaces: The Houses of Worship Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright" [2005]
This 54-minute documentary presents all 10 of Wright's religious structures, including Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL; Pettit Chapel in Belvidere, IL; Pfeiffer Chapel & Danforth Chapel in Lakeland, FL; Community Christian Church in Kansas City, Missouri; Unitarian Meeting House in Madison, WI; Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park, PA; Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Milwaukee, WI; Pilgrim Congressional Church in Redding, CA; and First Christian Church in Phoenix, Arizona
Directed by Michael Miner; written by Douglas Miller; narrated by Charles Andrews
Reel Shop Prodns color DVD [11/2005 video release] out of prodn/scarce
credits at IMDb

Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house video & CGI tour  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater" [2006 video release]
Disk 1 is a 60-minute video tour of the residence that Wright designed for the Kaufman family and built in 1935 in Western Pennsylvania; Disk 2 is a DVD-ROM interactive 360° CGI virtual tour that can run on Windows (95 or higher) or Mac OSX.
Co-produced by Timothy Sakamoto; co-written & directed by Lynda Waggoner
in-D Press/Microcinema Intl. color DVD & DVD-ROM [2/2006] 2 disks for $25.99
movie credits at IMDb
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West video & CGI tour  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West" [2007 video release]
Disk 1 is a 30-minute video tour of Wright's home, studio & school in the Phoenix, Arizona desert suburb of Scottsdale, and a 52-minute biographical film; Disk 2 is a DVD-ROM interactive 360° CGI virtual tour that can run on Windows (95 or higher) or Mac OSX.
Directed by Timothy Sakamoto; written by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
in-D Press/Microcinema Intl. color DVD & DVD-ROM [6/2007] 2 disks for $25.00
movie credits at IMDb
Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio video & CGI tour  "Frank Lloyd Wright's Home & Studio" [2008 video release]
Disk 1 is a 60-minute video tour of Wright's official home & studio in the Chicago, Illinois suburb of Oak Park; Disk 2 is a DVD-ROM interactive 360° CGI virtual tour that can run on Windows (95 or higher) or Mac OSX. Written & directed by Timothy Sakamoto
in-D Press/Microcinema Intl. color DVD & DVD-ROM [8/2008] 2 disks for $31.49
in-D Press/Microcinema Intl. color DVD only [8/2008] for $25.00
movie credits at IMDb

W.N.E.T.'s "Picturing America on Screen" Project [2011]
Charles Sheeler & Frank Lloyd Wright [6:02]

"Taliesin" [2014? release]  
Announced 12/2011: Veteran filmmaker Bruce Beresford has signed on to develop & direct a film about 'fabled
American architect Frank Lloyd Wright' based on a script by writer Nicholas Meyer • no actual news since 2011
latest info at IMDb


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