skip to content
Knock on wood Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Knock on wood

Author: Norman PanamaMelvin FrankMai ZetterlingDanny KayeTorin ThatcherAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Olive Films, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A neurotic American ventriloquist performing in Europe is unable to control the words coming out of his dummy, resulting in a near-nervous breakdown. His manager, and best friend, orders him to see a famous psychiatrist in Zurich. What follows is a zany adventure involving secret weapons, international spies, and the beautiful Dr. Ilse Nordstrom.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Feature films
Parody films
Spy films
Comedy films
Romance films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Panama; Melvin Frank; Mai Zetterling; Danny Kaye; Torin Thatcher; David Burns; Sylvia Fine; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Dena Productions.; Olive Films.
OCLC Number: 662524935
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953.
Credits: Director of photography, Daniel Fapp ; editor, Alma Macrorie ; costumes, Edith Head ; music, Sylvia Fine ; choreography, Michael Kidd.
Cast: Mai Zetterling, Danny Kaye, Torin Thatcher, David Burns, Leon Askin, Abner Biberman.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; 1.85:1 aspect ratio, widescreen.
Other Titles: Knock on wood (Motion picture : 1953)
Responsibility: a Paramount release ; Dena Productions presents ; written, produced and directed by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank.

Abstract:

A neurotic American ventriloquist performing in Europe is unable to control the words coming out of his dummy, resulting in a near-nervous breakdown. His manager, and best friend, orders him to see a famous psychiatrist in Zurich. What follows is a zany adventure involving secret weapons, international spies, and the beautiful Dr. Ilse Nordstrom.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/662524935> # Knock on wood
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie, bgn:DVD ;
    library:oclcnum "662524935" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51282907#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51282907#Topic/psychiatrists> ; # Psychiatrists
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85142758> ; # Ventriloquists
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51282907#Topic/americans_europe> ; # Americans--Europe
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807488> ; # Americans
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> ; # Europe.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85091179> ; # Neurotics
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1081142> ; # Psychiatrists
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165294> ; # Ventriloquists
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036553> ; # Neurotics
    schema:contentRating "Not rated." ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/157227502> ; # Paramount Pictures Corporation.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/27256129> ; # David Burns
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149312602> ; # Olive Films.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/21374585> ; # Sylvia Fine
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/42041734> ; # Torin Thatcher
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/150253956> ; # Dena Productions.
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/51890577> ; # Norman Panama
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/59274438> ; # Danny Kaye
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/37101732> ; # Melvin Frank
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/52496184> ; # Mai Zetterling
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "A neurotic American ventriloquist performing in Europe is unable to control the words coming out of his dummy, resulting in a near-nervous breakdown. His manager, and best friend, orders him to see a famous psychiatrist in Zurich. What follows is a zany adventure involving secret weapons, international spies, and the beautiful Dr. Ilse Nordstrom."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/51282907> ; # Knock on wood (Motion picture : 1953)
    schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Comedy films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Romance films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Parody films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Spy films"@en ;
    schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Knock on wood"@en ;
    schema:productID "662524935" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/662524935#PublicationEvent/united_states_olive_films_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51282907#Agent/olive_films> ; # Olive Films
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/662524935> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/51282907#Place/united_states> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85091179> # Neurotics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Neurotics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85142758> # Ventriloquists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ventriloquists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1036553> # Neurotics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Neurotics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1081142> # Psychiatrists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Psychiatrists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165294> # Ventriloquists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ventriloquists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1245064> # Europe.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Europe." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807488> # Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149312602> # Olive Films.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Olive Films." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/150253956> # Dena Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Dena Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/157227502> # Paramount Pictures Corporation.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Paramount Pictures Corporation." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/21374585> # Sylvia Fine
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Fine" ;
    schema:givenName "Sylvia" ;
    schema:name "Sylvia Fine" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27256129> # David Burns
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1902" ;
    schema:deathDate "1971" ;
    schema:familyName "Burns" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Burns" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37101732> # Melvin Frank
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1913" ;
    schema:deathDate "1988" ;
    schema:familyName "Frank" ;
    schema:givenName "Melvin" ;
    schema:name "Melvin Frank" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/42041734> # Torin Thatcher
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1905" ;
    schema:deathDate "1981" ;
    schema:familyName "Thatcher" ;
    schema:givenName "Torin" ;
    schema:name "Torin Thatcher" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/51890577> # Norman Panama
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Panama" ;
    schema:givenName "Norman" ;
    schema:name "Norman Panama" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/52496184> # Mai Zetterling
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1925" ;
    schema:deathDate "1994" ;
    schema:familyName "Zetterling" ;
    schema:givenName "Mai" ;
    schema:name "Mai Zetterling" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/59274438> # Danny Kaye
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Kaye" ;
    schema:givenName "Danny" ;
    schema:name "Danny Kaye" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/51282907> # Knock on wood (Motion picture : 1953)
    schema:name "Knock on wood (Motion picture : 1953)"@en ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.