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Schneider, David 1963-

Overview
Works: 71 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 1,781 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Drama  Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by David Schneider
The pirates! band of misfits ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After years of humiliation and failed attempts to win the Pirate of the Year Award, Pirate Captain and his oddball crew go on a race to pillage the most booty. They soon cross paths with scientist Charles Darwin, who persuades the Captain that the crew's 'parrot,' Polly, could be the answer to the riches they are searching for
All the queen's men ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American Army officer leads a mismatched team of British Special Services agents that must go in disguise as women and infiltrate a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war
Ecstasy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hate (a comedy): One man. One chicken. No mercy. Mister smile: Everyone's ecstatic to get an invitation from Mister Smile. The closet: A killer comedy about two guys in the wrong place at the wrong time. Chuck: Chuck isn't really selling subscriptions-- he's after something a bit more substantial. Jimmy McGriff: Blues organist Jimmy McGriff tells the secret of winning over an audience. House: After 5 years of living in it, designers Charles & Ray Eames document their famous house. Bass on titles: The legendary designer speaks in depth about his title sequences. Smash: A fast moving essay on the rhythm of life. Three tricksters (coyote): Jeff Wood performs his piece deep in the Nevada wilderness. Scrub: She really likes to clean. Moods of the sea: Experimental documentary of the crashing sea set to Mendelssohn's Fingal's cave. Lovely day: A topless woman enthusiastically sings while accompanying herself on piano. Justice: agony or ecstasy: More than 30 segments of skateboarders' painful spills and amazing achievements, in random viewing order
Stark raving mad ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben is convinced he has come up with the perfect plan when he arranges a massive rave to cover up a bank heist. Determined to get his brother out of a deadly debt to the mob, Ben assembles a crack team of accomplices and goes to work. Everything should go off without a hitch if the rave stays loud enough, if the team can drill through the wall in time and if no one catches them once they are inside
Address unknown ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenager and his friends investigate the suspicious death of his father 10 years before, which may not have been an accident but a murder tied to the whereabouts of a rare postage stamp worth a fortune
Short ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hate (a comedy): One man. One chicken. No mercy. Mister smile: Everyone's ecstatic to get an invitation from Mister Smile. The closet: A killer comedy about two guys in the wrong place at the wrong time. Chuck: Chuck isn't really selling subscriptions--he's after something a bit more substantial. Jimmy McGriff: Blues organist Jimmy McGriff tells the secret of winning over an audience. House: After 5 years of living in it, designers Charles & Ray Eames document their famous house. Bass on titles: The legendary designer speaks in depth about his title sequences. Smash: A fast moving essay on the rhythm of life. Three tricksters (coyote): Jeff Wood performs his piece deep in the Neveda wilderness. Scrub: She really likes to clean. Moods of the sea: Experimental documentary of the crashing sea set to Mendelssohn's Fingal's cave. Lovely day: A topless woman enthusiastically sings while accompanying herself on piano. Justice: agony or ecstasy: More than 30 segments of skateboarders' painful spills and amazing achievements, in random viewing order
The Day today ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parodie op de Journaaluitzendingen van een niet nader genoemde Britse commerciële omroep. Excentrieke correspondenten, krankjorum 'gemengd nieuws' en bizar opgeleukte weerberichten geven een humoristisch beeld van media-hysterie
Steve Coogan is Alan Partridge in Knowing me, knowing you more of the TV series by Steve Coogan ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictitious chat show with fictitious host and equally fictitious guests
Births, deaths and marriages ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete second series of the sitcom set in a local authority register office, written by and starring David Schneider, who plays chief registrar Malcolm Fox, a stickler for rules and regulations. In these six episodes, Malcolm makes the mistake of doing a local radio interview after a trip to the dentist, X-Factor voiceover man Peter Dickson comes into the office to register the death of his father, and Lorna is freaking out because her ex-husband is attending a wedding in the office with his new partner. Plus, Malcolm's unhappy at having to do a late night Halloween-themed wedding, the office's patron Lady Wilton Buoy visits the team while Lorna is trying to organize their first civil funeral, and the office reluctantly takes part in a team bonding exercise in the grounds of a country house. Writers: David Schneider & Simon Jacobs. Producer: Simon Jacobs. A Unique production for BBC Radio 4
The rave ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gertrude Bell Iraq's uncrowned queen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A biography of Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist, traveller, political analyst, and administrator in Arabia. After WWI, when British troops occupied Iraq, with her extensive knowledge of the country she was able to influence politicians in London and Iraqi leaders, ultimately helping to form the modern state of Iraq. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S
Prohibition America on the rocks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looks at the history of America's drinking habits and the establishment and repeal of Prohibition, the "Noble Experiment," by constitutional amendment from 1919 to 1933. The illegal production and distribution of liquor, or bootlegging, became rampant, with the rise of bootleggers and gangsters. It was repealed by the twenty-first Amendment. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and historians
The rise of the moguls the men who built the Hollywood studio system ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looks at the history of the major film studios and their founders who promulgated the Hollywood studio system that dominated production and distribution of films in the "Golden Age of Hollywood" from the early 1920s through the 1950s. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and film historians
New Guinea Paradise in peril ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looks at the exotic native peoples and uniquely stunning plant and animal life of New Guinea. The recent discovery of gold and petroleum in New Guinea places it at risk of loosing its unsurpassed biological and cultural diversity. This program looks at the challenges of development and preservation. Features amazing archival film footage of early native populations with commentary by authors, academics and the New Guinea ambassador to the U.S
Woodrow Wilson American idealist ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A biography of President Woodrow Wilson with emphasis on his political ideals and philosophy. Wilson held out to the American people a vision of what domestic democracy could be and then what American democracy could mean to the world. He brought these ideals to the Paris Peace Conference after WWI. Only after his death were his ideas realized in the creation of the United Nations. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and politicians
Jazz rhythms of freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A history of jazz, the unique American musical art form rooted in slave songs, which originated in New Orleans in the early 1910s. From New Orleans Dixieland, the music spawned a variety of subgenres; big band-style swing in the 1930s and 1940s, bebop in the mid-1940s, Latin jazz fusions in the 1950s to the freedom music of the 1960s. Jazz, which began in America giving voice to the disenfranchized, has spread around the world to become a way of liberation through music, its aesthetics being adapted to its varied environments and giving rise to many distinctive styles. Features archival film footage with commentary by jazz musicians and historians
Ho Chi Min the price of freedom ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A biography of Hồ Chí Minh, a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary and statesman who was Prime Minister and President of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam). He led the Viet Minh independence movement from 1941 onward, establishing the communist-governed Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945 and defeating the French Union in 1954 at Dien Bien Phu. He lost political power inside North Vietnam in the late 1950s, but remained as the highly visible figurehead president until his death. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics, and historians
Ben Hecht the Shakespeare of Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A biography of Ben Hecht, one of the most successful screenwriters in the history of motion pictures. Of the eighty to ninety screenplays he wrote, many were written anonymously due to the British boycott of his work, a response to Hecht's active support of the Zionist movement in Palestine. His well-plotted, and witty screenplays included virtually every movie genre, but ultimately, he was best known for crime thrillers and screwball comedies. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and historians
V.I. Lenin history will not forgive us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Profiles the life of Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary, Bolshevik communist politician, principal leader of the October Revolution and the first head of the Soviet Union. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and historians
Erich von Stroheim the profligate genius ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A biography of actor, screenwriter and director Erich von Stroheim, considered one of the greatest directors of the silent era, representing on film by turns cynical and romantic views of human nature. As a director, Stroheim was known to be dictatorial and demanding, as an actor he played villainous German roles during the Great War, becoming known as "The Man You Love to Hate." Features archival film footage with commentary by authors, academics and film critics
 
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Alternative Names
Schneider, David
Languages
English (33)
French (2)
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