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Manulis, Martin 1915-2007

Overview
Works: 195 works in 246 publications in 2 languages and 2,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Fiction  Television plays, American  Film adaptations  Television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Days of wine and roses by Blake Edwards( visu )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 876 libraries worldwide
A domestic drama which reveals the corrosive effects of alcoholism on a hardened young advertising executive and his attractive young wife, both of whom drink heavily to compensate for their insecurity
The golden age of television ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
Double solitaire ( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
A television production of Robert Anderson's play. Under pressure to reaffirm their marriage vows, two middle-aged people explore their dreams and the direction of their lives
The many loves of Dobie Gillis ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Follows seventeen-year-old Dobie Gillis whose main goal in life is to find the girl of his dreams
Requiem for a heavyweight ( visu )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
A drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, reluctantly agrees upon the demand of his manager to surrender what is left of his pride and to participate in a fixed wrestling match
Days of wine and roses Martian through Georgia ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A young couple caught in the trap of alcoholism with nothing to lean on but their love for each other
The many loves of Dobie Gillis ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Dobie and Maynard are drafted into the army upon graduating from high school. But that doesn't stop Dobie from pursuing the girl of his dreams. But Dobie's new rich and snobby rival, Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. constantly interferes with Dobie's conquests by luring the young ladies away with money and expensive gifts
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
This classic tale from author Mark Twain was brought to the small screen for the first time in the 1950's and features Thomas Mitchell and John Carradine. This classic novel features the tales of Huckleberry Finn, a young mischievous boy who heads down the Mississippi River in search of adventure. Along with his companion Jim, a runaway slave, the two find excitement and danger on their travels
The many loves of Dobie Gillis ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Season Three finds Dobie Gillis and Maynard discharged from the army and enrolled in S. Peter Pryor Junior College. Their long-suffering English teacher from high school, Mr. Pomfritt has transferred there too, while Zelda and Chatsworth have also enrolled to join the fun
Public Pigeon #1 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a well-intentioned fellow who becomes the victim of swindlers
The comedian ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Mickey Rooney portrays an egomaniacal television comedian whose abusive treatment of his co-workers and family is quickly causing his career to spiral out of control
The many loves of Dobie Gillis ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
A television situation comedy about an American teenager who aspires to have popularity, money, and the attention of beautiful and unattainable girls
Dear heart ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Harry, a roving salesman with a roving eye has met his match in a haughty, worldly-wise widow he plans to marry. But Harry is in for a big surprise : a blossoming wallflower named Evie has found him
The golden age of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The comedian: Mickey Rooney stars as a raging, tyrannical TV star stepping on anyone on his way to the top, including his browbeaten brother (Mel Torme), despairing wife (Kim Hunter), and washed-up scriptwriter (Edmond O'Brien). Powerfully directed by John Frankenheimer from a script adapted for the screen by Rod Serling, The Comedian is a volatile glimpse behind the showbiz curtain
The golden age of television ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America"--Container
Duffy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A retired master thief agrees to steal $2,000,000 in bank notes from a ship, owned by a wealthy tycoon
Luv ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The story of a down-and-out loser and the crazy friends who save his life
Luv ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The story of a down-and-out loser and the crazy friends who save his life
The Many loves of Dobie Gillis ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Dobie Gillis is supposed to be a typical teenager who is always thinking about life and how to get a girl. Maynard G. Krebs is his carefree beatnik friend
The Jack Lemmon showcase ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Under the yum yum tree: A landlord, in love with a tenant, tries to convince her to dump her fiancé and give him a chance. My sister Eileen: Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer. Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line. Phffft!: When their marriage finally goes "Phffft!", Nina and Robert get a divorce only to discover that, like it or not, some people are just meant to be together. Luv: Although they're now wed to different spouses, Ellen and Milt realize they're still in love. When their plan to get rid of their current spouses fails, the divorced matchmakers turn to murder instead
 
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English (73)
Spanish (2)
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