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Bikel, Theodore

Works: 459 works in 1,043 publications in 9 languages and 29,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Motion pictures  Musical settings  History  Music  Children's films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Editor, Speaker, osp, Interviewee, Vocalist, Recipient, Host, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Theodore Bikel
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Sam Gribley decides to follow the example of his hero Henry David Thoreau and leaves home to live in the wilderness. Taking only a few supplies, some books and his pet raccoon, Gribley learns how to survive on his own, away from civilization
The sound of music original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

23 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes on container insert
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help-only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople
The enemy below by Dick Powell( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II, the film tells the story of the cat and mouse hunt between the USS Haynes, a destroyer escort, and a German U-Boat. Captain Murrell, a former Merchant Mariner, saw his wife killed when his freighter was torpedoed by the Germans. Von Stolberg, the veteran U-Boat commander, sees no honor in the German aims of the war. Both of these highly experienced men must now try to outthink and outmaneuver each other, knowing that any mistake can bring instant defeat and death
A dog of Flanders by James B Clark( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nello and his grandfather live a poor and somewhat dreary life, until they find a wounded dog by the side of the road. They care for their new friend, who recovers and gives Nello the hope to pursue his dream of becoming an artist
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
Second chances( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, "Second Chances" is the uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash
My fair lady original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folksongs and footnotes; an international songbook by Theodore Bikel( )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas and more classic holiday tales( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. In the month of Kislev: A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah. Seven candles for Kwanza: describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values. Too many tamales: Maria feels very grown-up helping make Christmas dinner, until she realizes that she may have lost her mother's ring in one of the tamales. (3 bonus stories) Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. The Little drummer boy: Tells the story of the procession to Bethlehem and the offer of a poor boy to play his drum for the Christ Child. For primary grades
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magic Ring of The Hobbit has now become the Ring of Doom, and to restore peace it must be destroyed in the raging fires in which it was made. Chosen for the task, Frodo and faithful servant Samwise face grave perils, the worst of which is the ring's terrible power to possess its wearer. Will Frodo give in to the madness of the ring, or will he fulfill his quest?
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

13 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and I is the 1992 studio cast recording of the 1956 The King and I film. Ben Kingsley and Julie Andrews star in the mult-award winning musical, The King and I, recorded sumptuously by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under John Mauceri. The recording also stars Peabo Bryson and Marilyn Horne
The cat who wasn't there by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded by his beloved companion to join her in a group tour of Scotland, Qwill expects to revel in his Scottish heritage while keeping Polly Duncan safe from the Pickax Prowler. Instead, his trip is cut short when a jewel thief swipes a staircase, the bus driver disappears, and a fellow tourist is found dead--all in the same day
Aḥava Brotherhood by David Diamond( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat who moved a mountain by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Qwilleran plans to spend the summer with Koko and Yum Yum in the Potato Mountains, but they get involved in local intrigue and murder
Psalms of joy and sorrow( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Di naye hagode Ḥag habikkurim ; The holy ark by Max Helfman( )

5 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Second chances
Alternative Names
Bickel, Theodore

Bikel, Theo

Bikel, Theodor

Theodore Bikel acteur amricain

Theodore Bikel Actor

Theodore Bikel Amerikaans filmacteur

Theodore Bikel attore e cantante austriaco

Теодор Бикель

ביקל, תאודור

תיאודור ביקל

تئودور بیکل بازیگر آمریکایی


Second chancesThe cat who wasn't thereThe cat who moved a mountainTheo : an autobiography