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Persoff, Nehemiah 1920-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 109 publications in 1 language and 6,245 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Military history  Science fiction television programs  Comedy films  Fantasy television programs  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Some like it hot by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to escape retaliation after they witness a gangland murder, two unemployed musicians disguise themselves as women and join an all-girl band headed to Miami. En route, one falls for the band's lovelorn singer, who thinks she loves an aged playboy. Their cover is blown by his love interest and by a mob boss, who refuses to fall for their hoax
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 928 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 )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 619 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 )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Captain Cutter [is] a fearless Texas Ranger determined to crush a violent gang of gunrunners and theives known as The Comancheros. Through an unlikely turn of events, Cutter enlists the help of his own prisoners to accomplish his mission"--Container
An American tail by Don Bluth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 569 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 in 2009 in English and held by 460 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
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
American tail ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 408 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha
Animated family favorites 3-movie collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 131 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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Christian seizes the bounty: April 28th, 1789. Captain William Bligh is in command of the H.M.S. Bounty sailing from England to the West Indies to deliver breadfruit trees. Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny as he and his fellow shipmates refuse to tolerate their Captain's brutality any longer. Christian forces Bligh and selected shipmates off the ship to suffer whatever fate may come their way
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 98 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 74 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the rise and fall of gangster Al Capone in Prohibition-era Chicago
In search of historic Jesus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 60 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
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When two friends, Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock, set off across the country in their beautiful new Corvette convertible, they never imagined the series of adventures in which they'd find themselves. As they drive from town to town, helping anyone who needs it, they traverse the country along the often dangerous highway known as Route 66
The Badlanders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 46 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
Men in war by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 42 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
Zero hour ( )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 41 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
Route 66 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The thrilling adventures of Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue as they coast from town to town in style, driving their Corvette convertible along the often treacherous trail of the iconic Route 66, finding romance and trouble all along the way
 
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