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Jacobi, Lou

Overview
Works: 77 works in 245 publications in 6 languages and 6,676 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Romantic comedy films  History 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Lou Jacobi
Publications by Lou Jacobi
Publications by Lou Jacobi, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Lou Jacobi
 
Most widely held works by Lou Jacobi
The diary of Anne Frank by George Stevens( visu )
17 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 2,206 libraries worldwide
Teenaged Anne Frank, a Dutch Jew, perished along with most of her family in a concentration camp, but her hopes, dreams, and optimistic outlook has endured through the publication of her diary in 1952. Her diary conveys the precariousness of the Frank family and that of their fellow exiles, the Van Daan family and fussy dentist Mr. Dussel. They spent their time hiding from the Gestapo in a tiny Amsterdam attic
Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask by Woody Allen( visu )
32 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex
Avalon ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Jewish immigrant Sam Krichinsky (based on Barry Levinson's grandfather) arrives in idyllic Avalon (a suburb of Baltimore) to join his four brothers who had come to America earlier. Levinson's semi-autobiographical film follows several generations of the Krichinskys-- a tight-knit group who work, raise their families, celebrate holidays-- and bicker together. Sam's son, Jules (Aidan Quinn), and his grandson Michael (Elijah Wood, in his first major role) become the focus of much of the story
My favorite year ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Alan Swann is a legendary movie idol forced by the IRS to face the music--deportation or a TV appearance to pay up. Benjy is in charge of making sure Swann shows up sober. You are taken behind the scenes during the early days of live variety shows
I.Q ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
All the world knows about Einstein the scientific genius. But what about Einstein the matchmaker? I.Q. puts this fanciful notion to the test and comes up with winning results in this fun, warm-hearted romantic comedy
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie David( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
Bunnicula a rabbit-tale of mystery by Deborah Howe( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
A story about a foundling baby rabbit that is suspected of being a vampire
Next stop, Greenwich Village by Paul Mazursky( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
In 1953, Larry, an aspiring actor, leaves his home in Brooklyn and heads for Manhattan. He moves into an apartment in Greenwich Village. Between acting classes, auditions and odd jobs he spends time with his eccentric friends
Roseland by James Ivory( visu )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Three interlocking stories set in New York City's legendary Roseland dance palace make up this charming film, the third to be shot by Merchant Ivory Productions in America. In the first segment, The Waltz, Teresa Wright is a widow who comes to the Roseland in order to sustain the memory of her late husband, but meets Stan (Lou Jacobi), a man who offers her an opportunity for happiness in the present. In The Hustle, Christopher Walken stars as a gigolo with three women in his life, all of whom depend on him for different degrees of romance and companionship. In the final segment, The Peabody, an older Viennese woman (Lilia Skala) sets out to win a dance competition despite warnings that it could imperil her health
Fade out, fade in a new musical comedy by Jule Styne( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Irma la Douce by Billy Wilder( visu )
18 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Lemmon stars as a French policeman who single-handedly raids a brothel, only to lose his job because he discovers the chief of police as one of the customers. He soon falls in love with one of the "Ladies."
Howliday Inn by James Howe( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Chester, a very special cat, is boarded at the Chateau Bow-Wow kennel where he finds plenty of excitement when one of his fellow guests mysteriously disappears from the chateau
The Hubley collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Presents in animation the eight stages of life in the phases of personality development described by psychologist Erik Erikson. Also includes Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury comic strip that depicts how Zonker Harris and his friends cope with the end of an era of activism in the late 60's. The last segment features Faith Hubley's animated self-portrait
Cotton comes to Harlem Hell up in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
Carol Reed's production A kid for two farthings ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Joe is a young boy who lives in the poor section of London. He becomes convinced that through the mythical powers of a unicorn, he can grant the wishes of his mother and friends. Joe searches endlessly and finally discovers his unicorn - which turns out to be a goat with a misshapen horn
Little murders by Jules Feiffer( visu )
2 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Ultrablack comedy about life in nightmarish New York City. Focuses on aggressive urbanite (Rodd) who lassoes passive photographer Gould into marriage
Song without end the story of Franz Liszt ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The splendor and music of nineteenth-century Europe set the background for this romanticized biography of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt, a man torn between his music, the church, and the woman he loves
You don't have to be Jewish ; and, When you're in love the whole world is Jewish by Bob Booker( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Fade out, fade in original Broadway cast by Jule Styne( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Bunnicula by James Howe( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1994 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire
 
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Alternative Names
Jacobi, Louis Harold 1913-2009
Jacobovitch, Louis Harold
Jacobovitch, Louis Harold 1913-2009
Lou Jacobi actor
Lou Jacobi attore canadese
Lou Jacobi canadisk skuespiller
Lou Jacobi kanadensisk skådespelare
Lou Jacobi kanadischer Film- und Theaterschauspieler
Lou Jacobi kanadisk skodespelar
Lou Jacobi kanadisk skuespiller
Лу Джекоби
لو جاکوبی بازیگر کانادایی
ルー・ジャコビ
Languages
English (111)
French (5)
German (2)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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