Most widely held works about Joseph Wiseman
Most widely held works by Joseph Wiseman
Masada ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 537 libraries worldwide
In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva, commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair and his people.
Dr. No ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Sean Connery embodies the suave yet lethal cool of Agent 007 as he battles the mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space programme. See the explosive film debut of Ian Fleming's immortal action hero.
The unforgiven ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
A supposedly peace-loving community is shaken when the daughter of one of its white settlers is accused of being an Indian.
Dr. No ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 299 libraries worldwide
James Bond, Agent 007, is sent to Jamaica to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a British secret service agent. He confronts the mysterious Dr. No, a scientific genius bent on destroying the U.S. space program.
Seize the day ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Tommy Wilhelm's life is falling apart. He's lost his job and his girlfriend, his investments have gone sour, he trusts the wrong people with the little money he has left, and he's rejected by his own father. Quite simply, Tommy is a portrait of failure.
Ian Fleming's Dr. No ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
His name is Bond, James Bond. James, or 007, is Britain's top agent and is on a mission to solve the mysterious murder of a fellow agent. He is sent to Jamacia, where he joins forces with Quarrel and loyal CIA agent, Felix Leiter. While dodging tarantulas, 'fire breathing dragons' and a trio of assassins, known as the Three Blind Mice. Bond meets up with the beautiful Honey Ryder and goes face to face with the evil Dr. No. Dr. No is a fanatical scientist who is implementing an evil plan of world domination. Only James, with his wit, charm and skill, can confront the madman and save the human race from a horrible fate.
The silver chalice ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He is struggling with his feeling and is torn between his adoring wife and a wily temptress. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks.
Homage to Chagall ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Portrait of Russian painter MarcChagall, with photographs of over 300 of his paintings, murals and stained-glass windows. Also includes interviews with the artist and his wife.
In the matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Heinar Kipphardt ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Viva Zapata ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government and overthrows President Diaz.
Hommage a Chagall les couleurs de l'amour ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Portrait of Russian painter Marc Chagall, with photographs of over 100 of his paintings, murals and stained glass windows. Also includes interviews with the artist and his wife.
The Valachi papers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
While in prison Joe Valachi learns that a mob don has put a price on his head. He takes precautions to keep himself safe, but someone attempts to cut his throat. This attack sends Valachi over the edge, tempting him to break the code of silence.
The night they raided Minsky's ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
In 1925 a beautiful young Amish woman leaves her strict family household and comes to New York City with the hope of becoming a dancer. There she becomes involved wtih a burlesque comic and by accident invents the strip tease.
The prodigal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father's rural life, demands his inheritance so he can try his luck in the city. Once in Damascus, he falls under the spell of a beautiful pagan priestess who induces him to squander his money and betray his faith. Only after many trials and tribulations does Micah recover his senses and return home to his forgiving father.
The apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama of an ambitious young Jewish man in 1948 Montreal. He's determined to be "somebody" and in the process, he cheats, lies, schemes, and uses people to reach his end. He is proud of himself--those around him are disgusted.
Zalmen or, The madness of God ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Set in a post-Stalinist Russian synagogue on the eve of an appearance by a Western acting troupe, the play has been described as a cry of anguish about the collective guilt of 'the silent'.
Nightmare, and other poems by Stephen Vincent Benét ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Crime story. Season two ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Mike Torello is a hard-boiled, hair-triggered cop who can bend the law and pummel punks in the same breath, a battle-scarred veteran of the streets who has just declared open season on hoods. Ray Luca is a slick, ruthless young hood, destined for the top of the heap. He'll steal, extort, and kill in his climb from the gutter to the inner circle of Chicago's crime network. And no one--perhaps not even Mike Torello--can stop him.
Hommage a Chagall les couleurs de l'amour = Homage to Chagall : the colours of love ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Presents a portrait of the Russian artist Marc Chagall, with photographs of over 300 of his paintings, murals and stained-glass windows. Includes interviews with Chagall and his wife.
Stories to help children of divorce by Beth Goff ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Art, Modern Art--Commissioning Artisans Artists Assassins Bond, James (Fictitious character) Burlesques Chagall, Marc,--1887-1985 Chalices Comedy films Criminal behavior Drama Epic films Espionage Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Flavius Silva,--1st cent Frontier and pioneer life Great Britain Greece--Drama Historical films History Israel--Masada Site Jamaica James Bond films James Bond films Mafia Middle-aged men Minsky, Billy New York (State)--New York Political science Pseudo-Messiahs Rome Russia Scientists Secret service Siege warfare Spies Spy films Spy films Television mini-series Texas--Texas Panhandle Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired West (U.S.) Western films
Multiple languages (3)
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