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Chomsky, Marvin J. 1929-

Overview
Works: 316 works in 532 publications in 4 languages and 8,343 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Set designer
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 Alex Haley( visu )
31 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and German and held by 3,352 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 was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boy's abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Holocaust the story of the family Weiss by Gerald Green( visu )
29 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 944 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 836 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Peter the Great ( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 319 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, 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
Star trek, the original series ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Space is our final frontier. In the 23rd century, The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, whose First Officer is Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. The Chief Medical Officer is Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy. With a determined crew of 430, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes and genetic supermen. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before
Tank ( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
"Sergeant Major Zack Carey has been transferred to a base next to a small Georgia town to finish out his military career. Not one to go out quietly, Zack arrives in town with his prized World War II Sherman tank! Zack visits the local bar one night and ends up in a fight with a local deputy sheriff when the redneck cop bullies a young woman Zack has befriended. A corrupt senior sheriff gets his revenge by arresting Zack's teenage son on a phony drug charge and locking him away on a prison farm. Now it's time for Zack to haul out his prized tank and resuce his son!"--Container
Anastasia the mystery of Anna ( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 254 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
Evel Knievel ( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Biographical feature film about the life of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel
The deliberate stranger ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 116 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
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
Inside the Third Reich ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, who was Adolf Hitler's personal architect, confident, and protegee in Nazi Germany. Based on Speer's autobiography, interviews, and other source material
Holocaust the story of man's inhumanity to man ( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 96 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
Billionaire Boys Club ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 81 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
Victory at Entebbe ( visu )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The hijacking was executed flawlessly. Minutes after departing Athens on June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was commandeered by militant German and Palestinian terrorists. On board were 256 passengers and crew, 106 of them Jewish. Their new destination: Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Their only hope: a desperate rescue by Israeli commandos
Roots ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 61 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 )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 61 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 )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 58 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 )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 53 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 )
2 editions published in 1992 in Spanish and English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Third episode of 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. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants
Roots ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 51 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
 
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Languages
English (135)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
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