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Voskovec, Jiří 1905-1981

Overview
Works: 333 works in 637 publications in 4 languages and 8,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Television plays  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Lyricist, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Narrator, Compiler, Composer, Singer, Arranger, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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12 angry men by Sidney Lumet( visu )
18 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 3,412 libraries worldwide
Tempers rise as a jury of middle-aged men find themselves unable to sway a single member of their group to the majority opinion. Confronted with a seemingly clear-cut case, bolstered by opinions and assumptions, but with no verdict in sight the group threatens to become deadlocked. Will the 12th juror, stubbornly convinced of a young defendent's innocence, be able to sway the entire group to his viewpoint, or will the group ultimately force the holdout to forego his concerns, potentially ignoring truth in a rush to judgment?
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Butterfield 8 by Daniel Mann( visu )
4 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
A high-class call girl in New York and a socially prominant man fall in love. However, he can't forget her past and she resents his distrust, so they battle their emotions and each other, leading to a powerful and explosive climax
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published between 1964 and 1999 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
John Gielgud discusses his production in the introduction to the film
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( visu )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
You are there ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Washington crosses the Delaware: December 25th, 1776. After American forces suffered crushing defeats from the British army, General George Washington and Colonels Harrison and Tilghman debate what to do. They decide to launch a surprise attack by crossing the Delaware river in different places. Washington explains how America is fighting a personal battle for liberty
Particular men by Loring Mandel( Computer File )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Written by Emmy Award-winning playwright Loring Mandel, "Particular men" recalls what might be considered the most significant event not only of the 1940's, but of man's entire history--the introduction of nuclear weaponry
Joseph Papp presents Irene Worth in Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Paradise lost by Clifford Odets( Computer File )
in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Set in 1932 during the depression, the story unfolds in the modest two-family home of Leo and Clara Gordon as misfortune strikes
Hry by Jiří Voskovec( Book )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in Czech and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Pět politických satir Osvobozeného divadla z třicátých let, útočících proti fašismu, diktátorům, zneužívání moci a proti násilí a válce
Samuel Beckett's Happy days ( visu )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
This spare, poetic play contains one of the most challenging female roles written by Beckett, that of Winnie, a woman filling her hours of hopeless incarceration with cheerful and incessant chatter. She attempts to stave off tragic destiny, assuring herself that she is in the midst of her happy days despite all signs to the contrary in this often humorous and yet grim vision of the human condition
Samuel Beckett's happy days by Samuel Beckett( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Spare, poetic play about a woman filling her hours of hopeless incarceration with cheerful and incessant chatter
Klobouk ve křoví : výbor veršů V+W (1927-1947) by Jiří Voskovec( Book )
14 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Spolutvůrce Osvobozeného divadla předkládá čtenáři výběr textů písní z jeho her a filmů s vůlí, aby i bez hudby dokázaly svou působivost a ryzí básnické hodnoty. Sbírka je rozdělena do šesti oddílů (Komedie, Poesie, Satira
Le Golem the legend of Prague ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in French and held by 45 libraries worldwide
"The Golem was a popular medieval figure that originated in Talmudic lore. According to legend, this extraordinary powerful 'body without a soul' was created in 1560 by Rabbi Judah Loew of Prague to protect and defend the Jewish ghetto. This film is set a generation later, when the Jews of Prague are threatened again. In spite of efforts by the emperor Rudolf II to find and destoy him, the Golem is once again called upon by the Jewish community, this time to save their spiritual leager from execution."--Container
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Osel a stín by Jiří Voskovec( Book )
15 editions published between 1933 and 1980 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 34 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Dolan, Petr.
Dolan Petr 1905-1981
Formen F. 1905-1981
V + W
V+W.
Voskovec.
Voskovec 1905-1981
Voskovec, George 1905-
Voskovec George 1905-1981
Voskovec, Jirí 1905-1981
Wachsmann, Jiří.
Wachsmann Jiří 1905-1981
Languages
Czech (89)
English (58)
French (5)
Polish (3)
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