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Polonsky, Abraham

Works: 88 works in 341 publications in 7 languages and 4,607 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Sports films  Film noir  Fiction  Television mini-series  Melodrama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Police films  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Adapter, Commentator, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Film editor, Author of introduction, Actor, Performer, Dedicatee, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Abraham Polonsky
Publications by Abraham Polonsky
Publications by Abraham Polonsky, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Abraham Polonsky
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
68 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 805 libraries worldwide
A lawyer whose connection to a ruthless racketeer has nearly destroyed his sense of morality. His participation in a rigged numbers racket could prove disastrous for his high-strung brother whose small-time policy bank stands to go broke when the rigged numbers pay off
Body & soul by Robert Rossen( visu )
38 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Madigan by Don Siegel( visu )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Veteran New York detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer, as the humane yet relentlessly forceful police commissioner orders him into the streets to solve the case, even though he knows it might be his last assignment
Zenia's way : a novel by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
A season of fear by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
15 editions published between 1956 and 1960 in English and German and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The world above by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
7 editions published between 1951 and 1999 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Tell them Willie Boy is here by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
29 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 135 libraries worldwide
"An Indian, Willie, kills a man by accident. Without waiting for the trial, a group of cowboys and citizens decide to lynch him. Willie is pursued into the deepest canyons of the desert. Screen legend Robert Redford plays Coop, the deputy sheriff who is assigned to track him down"--Container
Force of evil : the critical edition by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"Joe Morse lifted the receiver, put it to his ear and heard the 'click' that signified the beginning of the end - the phone was tapped and Joe started to panic. Becoming the lawyer for crime boss Ben Tucker he thought he was going to make a million, but now the dream was turning sour and Joe's life was about to come crashing down around him." [box cover note]
Red Hollywood ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A compilation of clips from over 50 Hollywood films by blacklisted screenwriters & directors, with expert commentary and other period footage
Golden earrings by Mitchell Leisen( visu )
12 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
British agent Ray Milland is escaping from Nazis prior to World War II. He and his partner arrange to meet in Stuttgart to steal Hitler's poison gas formula. He meets the gypsy Marlene Dietrich who helps him disguise himself as a gypsy and complete his mission
Odds against tomorrow : the critical edition by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
4 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
You are there teleplays : the critical edition by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Romance of a horsethief by Abraham Polonsky( visu )
3 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 56 libraries worldwide
In 1904, a commander in the Russian army of occupation in Poland confiscates all the horses of a small village for service in the war effort. The villagers finally revolt against the Russians who are trying to induct all the men into the army to fight in the Russo-Japanese War
The enemy sea by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Monsignor by Frank Perry( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Monsignor is a provocative and controversial drama about an ambitious American priest at war with his principles while embroiled in the high stakes of Vatican politics and finance. His clerical vows are further tested as he finds himself passionately drawn to a young postulant nun
I can get it for you wholesale ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Money, romance, betrayal, double-dealing-- who knew making dresses could be so interesting? Harriet Boyd is a fashion model who has landed plenty of work with a Seventh Avenue dress-making concern. However, Harriet knows that she can't be a model forever, so she is trying to turn her dreams of being a dress designer into reality. She knows that you have to be tough to succeed in the garment industry, but "tough" is practically Harriet's middle name; the ruthless would-be garment mogul lures salesman Teddy Sherman and production whiz Mr. Cooper from the company and starts her own shop. Harriet has a genuine talent for designing dresses that look good on ordinary women, and the firm soon develops a solid customer base, but the more luxurious and lucrative department stores are looking for something more upscale. J.F. Noble, who runs one such chain, tells Harriet he'd be interested in carrying her merchandise if she was willing to create a line of designer-style gowns. Teddy is against the idea, feeling it doesn't play on their strengths and would be bad for the company in the long run. Harriet, however, is determined to make a name for herself, and when Teddy and Cooper won't allow her out of their deal, she begins making gowns for Noble on the sly
Avalanche express ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Harry Wargrave, an undercover agent, must escort a Soviet defector back to Washington, but commandos are out to stop Harry and will even use an avalanche to try
To illuminate our time : the blacklisted teleplays of Abraham Polonsky : ten fronted episodes from the television series You are there by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Abraham Polonsky : interviews by Abraham Polonsky( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Abraham Polonsky (1910-1999), screenwriter and filmmaker of the mid-twentieth-century Left, recognized his writerly mission to reveal the aspirations of his characters in a material society structured to undermine their hopes. In the process, he ennobled their struggle. His auspicious beginning in Hollywood reached a zenith with his Oscar-nominated screenplay for Robert Rossen's boxing noir, Body and Soul (1947), and his inaugural film as writer and director, Force of Evil (1948), before he was blacklisted during the McCarthy witch hunt. Polonsky envisioned cinema a
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hogarth, Emmett

Abraham Polonsky Amerikaans filmregisseur
Abraham Polonsky cinéaste américain
Abraham Polonsky regista e sceneggiatore statunitense
Abraham Polonsky US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur
Hogarth, Emmett.
Polonski, Abraham 1910-1999
Polonski, Abraham Lincoln 1910-1999
Polonsky, Abraham Lincoln
Polonsky Abraham Lincoln 1910-1999
Полонски, Абрахам
آبراهام پولونسکی فیلمنامه‌نویس، نویسنده، وکیل، و کارگردان آمریکایی
English (189)
Spanish (27)
Italian (9)
French (7)
German (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Finnish (1)
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