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Chomsky, Marvin J. 1929-

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Most widely held works by Marvin J Chomsky
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

88 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

106 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container
Catherine the Great by Alexander Korda( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Star trek the motion picture by Robert Wise( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode #65: Kirk, Spock & McCoy must save a planet, which is really a spaceship controlled a computer called the Oracle, from a collision course with an asteroid. Episode #66: Kirk receives a distress signal from a Federation colony but instead finds a disabled Klingon vessel. The Klingons and Enterprise crew are forced to fight each other by an unknown power
Tank by John Keegan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Garner stars in this story of love, honor and loyalty, featuring Shirley Jones, G.D. Spradlin and Jenilee Harrison. Sergeant-Major Zack Carey (James Garner) is completing his final stint of duty at a post in a small southern town. After defending a prostitute (Jenilee Harrison), he finds himself doing battle with the town's maniacal Sheriff (G.D. Spradlin). When the Sheriff jails Zack's son Billy (C. Thomas Howell) on a phoney drug charge, the Sergeant takes justice into his own hands - with help from his personal World War II Sherman Tank!
Peter the Great by Michael Roulstone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter the Great: a shrewd Czar and a visionary, statesman, sailor and shipbuilder, military leader, a husband and a father. Russia at the dawn of the 18th century -- a vast chilling mysterious land, almost medieval. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country into the modern world
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the day she died in 1984, Anna Anderson claimed she was truly Grand Duchess Anastasia, the sole surviving child of Russian Czar Nicolas II. Many believed her. Even for those who did not, her story of royalty, flight from execution and years of struggle to reclaim her heritage, was a great dramatic mystery
Roots the complete collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend
Evel Knievel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical feature film about the life of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel. The film not only depicts his life, but shows the death-defying stunts with which he thrilled audiences around the world
The deliberate stranger( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one really knew him. Not local politicians awed by his " Kennedy-like" presence. Not the coeds he charmed. And when the nation found out who Ted Bundy was, it was too late to save the lives of innocent young women nationwide
Robert Kennedy and his times( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is a personal portrait of Robert Kennedy, who was one of the most controversial men of the century. Featured are the turbulent times in which he lived including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and how the eventual protest against it were all shaped by Bobby Kennedy
Billionaire Boys Club by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the case that captivated headlines in the early '80s, this cult classic exposes the shocking true story of Joe Hunt. A group of rich young men form a club so that they can double their money. As the club grows, so does their greed
Inside the Third Reich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, who was Adolf Hitler's personal architect and confidant. The corruption of innocence that led to an honorable man becoming an instrument of Adolf Hitler's reign of terror begins as a young architect is promised immortality in exchange for total devotion
Attica by Cinda Firestone( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1971, at Attica State Correctional Facility, the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. history happened. The prisoners held the prison staff hostage until their needs were met. Before negotiations were through, many were dead
Victory at Entebbe by David L., executive producer Wolper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hijacking was executed flawlessly. Minutes after departing Athens on June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was commandeered by militant German and Palestinian terrorists. On board were 256 passengers and crew, 106 of them Jewish. Their new destination: Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Their only hope: a desperate rescue by Israeli commandos
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
 
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Chomsky, Marvin

Chomsky, Marvin 1929-

Chomsky Marvin J.-.... 1929-....

Marvin J. Chomsky Amerikaans filmregisseur

Marvin J. Chomsky réalisateur américain

Marvin J. Chomsky regista statunitense

Marvin J. Chomsky US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Марвин Чомски

مارفن تشومسكي

ماروین جی. چومسکی

マーヴィン・J・チョムスキー

馬文·J·喬姆斯基

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