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Chomsky, Marvin J. 1929-

Overview
Works: 265 works in 597 publications in 7 languages and 8,620 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television mini-series  History  Science fiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Television series  Television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Performer, Producer, Author, Restager, Set designer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4575
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Marvin J Chomsky
Publications by Marvin J Chomsky
Most widely held works by Marvin J Chomsky
Roots by John Erman( visu )
51 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,337 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 ( visu )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 904 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 ( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 773 libraries worldwide
Portrays the life of Catherine, a provincial princess whose cunning and courage transformed her into one of history's most extraordinary monarchs
Star trek, the original series by Gene Roddenberry( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Episode #77: While surveying a planet composed of lava, the crew of the Enterprise is startled when Abraham Lincoln requests permission to board. Intrigued, Kirk affords him due honors; then he and Spock follow Lincoln to the planet, where they meet Yarnek, a rock creature. Episode #78: Kirk, Spock and McCoy beam down to Sarpeidon to rescue inhabitants before its sun explodes. However, they arrive only to find that the planet's librarian has helped all the other inhabitants escape to safety via a time machine
Tank by Marvin J Chomsky( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 320 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!
Holocaust the story of man's inhumanity to man by Marvin J Chomsky( visu )
40 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 279 libraries worldwide
This drama unfolds through the lives of two families living in Nazi Germany. Follow the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family. Parallelling their saga is the poignant transformation of Erik Dorf, an unsuccessful lawyer prodded on by his ambitious wife to join the SS and enlist as aide to Heydrich, chief strategist of "the final solution". Their compelling stories make Holocaust a riveting and unforgettable experience
Peter the Great ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 273 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 the mystery of Anna ( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 240 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Evel Knievel ( visu )
15 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Biographical feature film about the life of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel
The deliberate stranger ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 131 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
Roots ( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 111 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 ( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 107 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
Robert Kennedy and his times ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 106 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 83 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 79 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
Roots ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 75 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
Roots ( visu )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 67 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. In the first episode, African tribal culture is shown, and Kinte and others are caught and loaded into a slave ship for the trip to America
Attica ( visu )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 64 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
Roots ( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Alex Haley, the saga begins with an African boy kidnapped from his homeland by slave traders and brought to America in captivity. As an adult, Kunta Kinte marries but gives up his last chance at escape when daughter Kizzy is born. She is later sold to another plantation and her son is sent to England to pay off a debt. The story spans 100 years of American history from the mid-18th to mid-19th century
 
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Alternative Names
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
Languages
English (214)
Spanish (14)
French (9)
German (4)
Multiple languages (2)
Chinese (1)
Italian (1)
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