WorldCat Identities

Persoff, Nehemiah 1919-

Overview
Works: 107 works in 200 publications in 2 languages and 7,210 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Animated films  Comedy films  Musical films  Gangster films  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  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 )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 1,121 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 )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 984 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 )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 806 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
The comancheros by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

17 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 662 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 )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 566 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 482 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 473 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 )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jesus of Nazareth, from his birth and teachings to His crucifixtion and Resurrection
Animated family favorites : 3-movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American tail: a Russian mouse lands in New York in the 1880s, only to be separated from his family. The courageous little mouse braves the strange new world in a thrilling adventure to find his family
You are there( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 119 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 106 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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 94 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 Rod Steiger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise and fall of gangster Al Capone in Prohibition-era Chicago
Route 66( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 78 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
Route 66( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 51 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
In search of historic Jesus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 51 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 48 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 )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 42 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( )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 37 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

נחמיה פרסוף שחקן אמריקאי

نحمیا پرسوف بازیگر و نقاش اسرائیلی

نيهيميا بيرسوف

ネヘマイア・パーソフ

Languages
English (93)

German (2)

Covers
An American tail family double feature