WorldCat Identities

Persoff, Nehemiah 1920-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 178 publications in 3 languages and 6,996 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Comedy films  Animated films  Musical films  History  Gangster films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Singer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 1,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during Prohibition, two men, sought by the mob, disguise themselves as girls and join a female jazz band. When they fall in love complications naturallly ensue, which makes for a crazy comedy
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Yentl by Barbra Streisand( Visual )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yentl Mendel is the boyish daughter and only child of long widowed Rebbe Mendel. He teaches Talmud to local boys and secretly to Yentl since girls are not allowed to learn the law. When her father dies, Yentl is left all alone. She makes the momentous decision to leave the village and, disguised as a boy and calling herself Anshel, she seeks and gets admitted to a Yeshiva to study. She befriends Avigdor who is engaged to Haddas. Her family calls off the wedding when they discover Avigdor's brother committed suicide. Anshel then finds 'him'-self in the awkward position of being called into service as substitute bridegroom. But Haddas still wants Avigdor. After numerous complications, including Avidor and Yentl falling in love with each other and she telling him her secret, everyone gets what they want in life. Anshel, now Yentl once again, goes off to America to pursue her dream of serious study in Yeshiva, where she will be able to study without needing to hide her identity as a woman
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas Ranger Jake Cutter (Wayne) arrests gambler Paul Regret (Whitman) but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a violent band of gunrunners and thieves known as the Comancheros. The last film of director Michael Curtiz (Casablanca)
An American tail by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and German and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the humorous and dramatic adventures of Fievel, a little boy mouse who journeys from Russia to America with his family to seek a new life free of cat persecution. During the stormy boat trip Fievel is lost at sea, finally washing up ashore in New York Harbor, where he vows to find his family
The golden age of television( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
American tail( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fievel and his friends Tony and Tiger are back in search of more fun, fame and a buried fortune!
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"....Esta gloriosa película épica es una inspiradora recreación a gran escala de la vida de Jesús de Nazareth, desde su humilde nacimiento y sus enseñanzas hasta su crucifixión y asombrosa resurección. Producida espléndidamente con un costo de 20 millones de dólares - una gran cantidad para ese tiempo - y honrada con nominaciones a cinco Premios de la Academia en 1965, esta excepcional película es exquisitamente hermosa. Ahora completamente restaurada a su original brillantez cinematográfica con intermedio y obertura, verdaderamente se trata de La Más Grande Historia Jamás Contada."--Envase
Animated family favorites 3-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The land before time: Littlefoot, a young brontosaurus, sets off on a journey in search of the Great Valley where dinosaurs can live in peace and safety. On this amazing journey, he meets four other young dinosaurs and they have incredible adventures
You are there( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conquest of Mexico: November 11th, 1519. Hernan Cortes must decide whether to risk attempting to conquer Mexico by defeating Montezuma. He confers with and receives valuable advice from his slave Donna Marina and his captains before coming to a critical decision
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Looks at the tension and decision making process President Kennedy and his staff endured trying to make a firm point about Cuba while keeping the US out of nuclear war with the Soviet Union
An American tail family double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American tale: The adventures of Fievel, a little boy mouse who journeys from Russia to America with his family to seek a new life free of cat persecution. During the stormy boat trip Fievel is lost at sea, finally washing up ashore in New York Harbor where he vows to find his family. An American tale, Fievel goes west: The Mousekewitz family discovers that living in a mouse tenement does not offer the life they hoped for. Young Tanya dreams of becoming a famous singer, and Fievel wants to become a tough lawdog like his hero Wylie Burp. Lured out west by the crafty entrepreneur Cat R. Waul, Fievel discovers his true plans for the settlers
Al Capone Scarface by Steve Carver( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise and fall of gangster Al Capone in Prohibition-era Chicago
In search of historic Jesus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both Biblical and non-biblical sources are used to find clues about the existence of Christ. The four gospel accounts of Jesus' life, death, burial & resurrection are faithfully recreated and the sacred shroud of Turin, claimed to be his burial cloth is examined
Men in war by Anthony Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Korea, Lieutenant Benson's platoon finds itself isolated in enemy-held territory after a retreat. Soon they are joined by Sergeant Montana, whose overriding concern is caring for his catatonic colonel. Benson and Montana can't stand each other, but together they must get the survivors to Hill 465, where they hope the division is waiting
The Badlanders by Delmer Daves( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arizona Territory, 1898. Peter Van Hoek is set up for a crime and does his time in Yuma Prison. Now, he's ready for payback. He cons the mining boss who set him up, by selling him a fortune in gold that comes from the boss's own mine. An ex-inmate will provide muscle for the scheme. A downtrodden local will use his skill with TNT to be the job's Powder Monkey. Well, it's the plan anyway
Zero hour( )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rest your eyes, and listen here ... I'm Rod Serling, and this is The zero hour." From 1972 to 1974, The zero hour brought potent thrillers to the radio waves, edge-of-your-seat original radio dramas from best-selling mystery novels, featuring stars from radio's Golden Age and popular television personalities. Rest your eyes and experience a provocative episode from this legendary radio program. Featuring original music, sound effects, and a full cast of characters, this is theater for the mind
 
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Some like it hot
Alternative Names
Nehemiah Persoff acteur américain

Nehemiah Persoff attore israeliano

Nehemiah Persoff televisieacteur uit Israël

Nehemiah Persoff US-amerikanischer Schauspieler und Maler

Persoff, Nehemiah, 1920-

Нехемия Персофф

Նեհեմիա Պերսոֆֆ

נחמיה פרסוף

نحمیا پرسوف بازیگر و نقاش اسرائیلی

نيهيميا بيرسوف

ネヘマイア・パーソフ

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An American tail family double featureThe Badlanders