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Wallach, Eli 1915-2014

Works: 598 works in 1,370 publications in 6 languages and 39,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Romantic comedy films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Gangster films  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Costume designer, Author of introduction, Host, Honoree, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eli Wallach
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
82 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western
The magnificent seven by Yul Brynner ( Visual )
81 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The citizens of a small Mexican farming village hire seven gun fighters to defend them from a ruthless and exploitative group of bandits led by Calvera. As Calvera's next raid approaches, the peasants and the gun fighters work together to prepare to defend the village
The war by Ken Burns ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
The holiday by Nancy Meyers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two women troubled with guy problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love
Wall Street money never sleeps by Oliver Stone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Secuela de la película "Wall Street" (1987), ambientada veinte años después. Una vez puesto en libertad, luego de cumplir una prolongada condena en prisión, el implacable experto de Wall Street Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) se siente desorientado dentro de un mundo que alguna vez dominó. Ahora busca rehacer la relación con su hija y vengar al mentor de su futuro yerno en las finanzas
The ghost writer by Roman Polanski ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever
The Godfather DVD collection by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Godfather part III: In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in 1979 New York and Italy, aging mafia don Michael Corleone seeks to vow for his sins while taking a young protégé under his wing
Horatio's drive America's first road trip by Ken Burns ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horatio Nelson Jackson, an eccentric Vermont doctor, drove from San Francisco to New York City, in 1903 to became the first person to drive an automobile across the continent - a feat never before accomplished. It would mark the beginning of a new era in America and the end of another. It took Lewis & Clark over two years to go from the Atlantic to the Pacific - Horatio went the opposite direction, by means of the "Horseless carriage", in less than 3 months
The misfits by John Huston ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in English and Swedish and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines
Keeping the faith by Stuart Blumberg ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men, long-time best friends, reunite with the tomboy who was the best friend of both; but all of them have changed-- greatly
The Godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two decades have passed and crime kingpin Michael Corleone has nearly succeeded in keeping his promise that his family would one day be legit. A philanthropist devoted to public service, Michael is to receive a special award from the Pope for his good works. Determined to buy redemption, Michael and his lawyer B.J. are working on a complicated but legal deal to bail the Vatican out of looming financial troubles. However, trouble looms in the form of mob underling Joey Zaza, who is muscling into the Corleone turf. "The Commission" of Mafia families, represented by patriarch Altobello doesn't want to let Corleone out of the Mafia. Not to mention Vincent Mancini, the illegitimate and equally temperamental son of Michael's long-dead brother Sonny. Vincent desperately wants into the family, and at the urging of Connie, Michael welcomes the young man and allows him to adopt the Corleone name. However, a flirtatious attraction between Vincent and Michael's naïve daughter Mary develops, and threatens to become a full-fledged romance and undo the godfather's future plans
Baby doll by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill and his young and beautiful wife
How to steal a million by William Wyler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and German and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman and a burglar hatch a scheme to swipe a forgery from an art museum to conceal her father's art forgeries
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love
The moon-spinners by James Neilson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Greek isle of Crete is the setting for the final sale of a fortune in stolen emeralds by a ruthless, desperate thief. However, two youthful sleuths, an English girl on holiday with her aunt and a young man wrongly accused of the crime, set out to expose the criminal, and are drawn into a death-defying adventure
The godfather by Francis Ford Coppola ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael Corleone is now in his 60s, in this third film in the Godfather trilogy. He wants to pull his family away from crime and find a suitable successor. The successor could be his nephew Vincent, Sonny's son, but Vincent could also be the one who spoils Michael's dream of business legitimacy
Ansel Adams a documentary film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Few American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of Adams portrays the great artist and ardent environmentalist
Insomnia by Stephen King ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ralph Roberts can't sleep. A recent widower, dismayed at life, he cannot seem to close his eyes and rest. After a number of sleepless nights, he begins seeing things that are imperceptible to most people. He can see auras of light surrounding individuals which shift and change depending on their well-being, and terminate in a long balloon-like string. Most creepily, he can sometimes see three little bald men dressed like surgeons going around and cutting off these strings
A collection of 2005 Academy Award nominated short films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short films nominated for the 78th Annual Academy Awards, including the winning live action short and the winning animated short
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Alternative Names
Wallach, Eli Herschel 1915-2014
Wallach, Ely 1915-
Wallach, Ely 1915-2014
English (330)
German (6)
French (6)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
Swedish (1)