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Abraham, Eric

Overview
Works: 43 works in 142 publications in 7 languages and 4,132 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Comedy films  Biography  Fiction  Television series  Instructional and educational works  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: U101, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eric Abraham
Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski( Visual )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in Polish and Spanish and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poland 1962. On the eve of her vows, 18 year old Anna meets her estranged Aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the naive Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida. Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family house to discover the fate of Ida's birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation."-- Container
Kolya by Jan Svěrák( Visual )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a cellist, playboy, and confirmed bachelor in late Soviet-era Prague is upended after he agrees to marry a Russian woman for money so that she isn't deported and ends up taking care of her abandoned five-year-old son Kolya
Andropov in power : from Komsomol to Kremlin by Jonathan Steele( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dalziel & Pascoe by Reginald Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain
John LeCarré's A murder of quality( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley goes to the aid of his former colleague, Ailsa Brimley after she receives a letter from a woman predicting her own murder and naming her husband as the killer. After the woman is found dead, they uncover secret societies, sexual abuse, and a mysterious boy
Dark blue world = Tmavomodrý svet by Jan Svěrák( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Czech and Polish and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic melodrama set during World War II, this is the story of two Czech pilots, Karel and Franta, who escape their Nazi-occupied homeland to enlist as volunteers with the RAF, only to be stuck cooling their heels in English lessons, and fighting drills on bicycles. Allowed into the air at last, there are dogfights with Messerschmitts, planes shot down, parachute escapes, and attacks on various Nazi installations. For the two friends, however, their unfortunate, mutual fascination with Susan will have consequences that survive the war
After the storm : the American exile of Béla Bartók by Donald Sturrock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Hungarian composer Béla Bartók spent the last five years of his life as a man without a country, a refugee from war-torn Europe. He spent these years, 1940-45, in the United States, where few people understood the greatness of his genius. This film tells the story of these years. Includes excerpts from Bartók's music performed by György Sándor, piano, László Bársony, viola, the Budapest Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ervin Lukács, Sir Georg Solti
Empties = Vratné lahve by Jan Svěrák( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Czech and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated with the apathy of his unruly students, Joseph suddenly retires from his job as a school teacher. Full of mischievous energy and not content to spend the autumn of his life in releatively uneventful peace, he embarks on a plan to become a student of life
Dalziel & Pascoe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andy Dalziel and his sidekick Peter Pascoe are back to solve more murder mysteries in this thrilling new season of Dalziel and Pascoe. The crime-busting duo investigates the killing of a child that revives memories of a similar crime 15 years ago, the death of a young man at a rave club and the wrongful conviction of a woman for murder back in 1963. In the final episode, Dalziel is part of a group held hostage in a pub, with Pascoe unaware that his boss is in danger
Roald Dahl's Danny the champion of the world by Roald Dahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure story about nine-year-old Danny and his father who together work on Dannny's extraordinary idea how to foil the foul plans of a rich developer
Andropov in power by Jonathan Steele( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empties by Jan Svěrák( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empties is the last in a trilogy from director Jan Svĕrák and his father, screenwriter/actor Zdeněk Svĕrák. The trilogy began with the Academy Award-nominated Elementary school, exploring childhood, continued into adulthood with the Academy Award-winning Kolya, and now comes to completion with Empties, a comic love story about a man facing old age. Joseph teaches literature in a secondary school in Prague. One day he is forced into retirement but he refuses to take it lying down. He finds work at the bottle-return counter in a supermarket and discovers a new community who begin to rely on him. Once more his life has meaning, but Joseph neglects his wife, who feels she's losing him
Falls the shadow : Athol Fugard( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Tony Palmer's in-depth profile of the South African playwright, novelist, actor, and director Athol Fugard. In celebration of his 80th birthday, the film looks back at the life and work of the man whose political plays exposed the reality of life during the apartheid era to a worldwide audience. Featuring an extensive interview with the playwright, the film also includes contributions from Nelson Mandela, Nadine Gordimer, Desmond Tutu, F.W.de Klerk, Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Antony Sher, Alan Rickman and Kathy Bates
David Bintley's Hobson's choice by Harold Brighouse( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-act story ballet set in Salford, a town in northern England, in 1880. The choreography includes clog dancing by Michael O'Hare in the role of Will Mossop
The art of war by Sunzi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A manual on the rational planning and conduct of military operations written over two millennia ago in China
Seal morning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of an abandoned baby seal on the desolate Norfolk coastline of England in the 1930's brings Rowena, an orphaned girl, together with Miriam, her reclusive aunt, when the seal's playfulness and pup antics break down barriers in their new relationship. Then Rowena turns their small cottage into a refuge for an assorted menagerie of wildlife, attracting the attention of a Canadian naturalist who becomes interested in Aunt Miriam as well
The life and extraordinary adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small Ukranian village during the outbreak of war with Germany in 1941, Private Chonkin, not overly endowed with intelligence, is left to guard a downed military aircraft. The authorities appear to have forgotten about him so this leaves him free to work his charms on the village postmistress, Njura, until the village militia are tipped off
A murder of quality( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Smiley finds what looks like another murder victim. He becomes convinced that Tim Perkins must have stumbled across information that might lead to the killer
A murder of quality( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brutal murder at one of England's most prestigious public schools had been forecast by the victim
Kuky se vraci = Kooky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Czech and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Ondra has asthma and when his Mom throws away his favorite toy, a musty old stuffed bear named Kooky, Ondra dreams Kooky is trying to find his way back home from the dump
 
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