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Kazan, Elia

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

281 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 5,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

228 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terry Malloy is a washed-up ex-prize fighter corrupted along with brother Charley at an early age by a ruthless Mob-connected union boss named Johnny Friendly, who runs the waterfront. Malloy is now an errand-boy for the union, while Charley (in return for a college education) is now a lawyer for them. Malloy assists in the killing of a longshoreman who was talking to the crime commission investigating the union. He soon meets the dead man's agonized sister, Edie Doyle, and has a change of mind. Activist priest Father Barry argues with Malloy about morality, responsibility, and doing the right thing. Malloy's guilt, his romantic feelings for Edie, and an assault on Father Barry overwhelm him and he turns informer. Malloy's defiant testimony before the commission leads to a climactic bloody battle that wrests the union from the boss' tenacious grasp
John Steinbeck's East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

213 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

102 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine writer Schuyler 'Phil' Green, a widower who has just arrived with his mother and young son in New York, is assigned the task of writing an expose of anti-Semitism. As he searches for a new angle on the topic, he decides to pass as a Jew for several months, which causes no end of trouble for his ailing mother and young son. It also puts his new society girlfriend on the spot, since despite all her intellectual convictions, she cannot quite shake the vicious prejudices of her particular group. In the 40s, Hollywood began exploring serious social problems in an upfront manner, and while a trifle too earnest for some people, this film puts the 'gentleman's agreement' among gentiles to discriminate against Jews directly in the spotlight
The arrangement; a novel by Elia Kazan( Book )

147 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Splendor in the grass by Elia Kazan( Visual )

91 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of first love between two teenagers in a 1920s Kansas town. When their desire conflicts with the norms of respectable behavior, serious consequences ensue
The understudy : a novel by Elia Kazan( Book )

62 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 7 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the complex relationships between a successful actor, dying of cancer and drug abuse, and his understudy
Assassins by Tim F LaHaye( Book )

91 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in 13 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master Sergeant Cesario Flores is a troubled man. A career non-com, he feels safe in his well-ordered life. So when his precious daughter Juana joins the tuned-in, dropped-out generation, Flores breaks into little pieces...with murder the result. The Assassins is set in the United States during the '70s, a violent time at home and abroad. It's about two specific murders, but more than that, it focuses on a murderous way of life
Budd Schulberg's A face in the crowd by Elia Kazan( Visual )

47 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
The Anatolian by Elia Kazan( Book )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his powerful new novel, Elia Kazan takes up the life of the young Greek from Anatolia whose early years he chronicled in his first novel, America America, giving us the story of a man caught between two worlds, and fighting to make a place for himself within them."
Baby doll by Elia Kazan( Visual )

61 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archie has only one real joy in life : his thumb-sucking child-bride Baby Doll. And in just a few hours he will really have her. However, Archie ends up losing both his wife and his sanity
A tree grows in Brooklyn by Elia Kazan( Visual )

58 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young girl in turn of the century Brooklyn who adores her charming but irreponsible father and resents her mother who tries to hold the family together
Pinky by Elia Kazan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A racially mixed woman working as a nurse in Boston finds she can pass as White, but leaves her fiance afraid that her true heritage will be discovered. Back at home in Mississippi, she is named heiress of an estate that her family has worked for, touching off a heated situation among the locals amidst a trial
Viva Zapata! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

107 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emiliano Zapata, an ally of Pancho Villa, leads the Mexican peasants in a bloody revolt against an oppressive government
America, America by Elia Kazan( Visual )

66 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elia Kazan's own words begin the saga of young Stavros, who leaves his war-torn homeland behind to begin a new life. With his family's meager fortune and his father's blessing, Stavros encounters both allies and adversaries on a dramatic trek. He ultimately achieves his dream through sheer determination and will, thereby earning his nickname : America America.--Container
Beyond the Aegean by Elia Kazan( Book )

16 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York rug merchant Stavros Topouzoglou returns to his homeland of Anatolia to take advantage of the Greek-Turkish war, buying rugs on the cheap for his business in America. Gradually, business interests give way to more patriotic endeavor. The third book in a trilogy that began with America, America
Panic in the streets by Elia Kazan( Visual )

63 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newly-arrived illegal alien is killed in a holdup and an autopsy reveals he had bubonic plague. His killer must be found before he becomes contagious and begins spreading the deadly disease
F. Scott Fitzgerald's the last tycoon by Elia Kazan( Visual )

65 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The production head of a Hollywood studio in the thirties has his troubles complicated when he falls in love with a girl who reminds him of his dead wife."--Halliwell's Film and video guide, 5th ed
Boomerang! by Elia Kazan( Visual )

29 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder. Based on a true story
America, America by Elia Kazan( Book )

100 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udvandrerroman om en tyrkisk drengs farefulde vej til Amerika
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
John Steinbeck's East of Eden
Alternative Names
Elia Kazan Amerikaans filmregisseur

Elia Kazan amerykański pisarz, reżyser filmowy i teatralny

Elia Kazan réalisateur américain

Elia Kazan regista statunitense

Elia Kazan US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Schriftsteller

Elias Kazan

Kasanioglus, Elia 1909-2003

Kazan, Elia

Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003

Kazan, Ēlias, 1909-2003

Kazandzoglus, Elia.

Kazanjoglou, Elia

Kazanjoglou, Elia, 1909-2003

Kazanjoglou, Elia, dit Elia Kazan

Kazanjoglou, Elias

Kazanjoglou, Elias 1909-2003

Kazanjoglous , Elia

Kazanjoglous Elia 1909-2003

Ελία Καζάν Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Елия Казан

Елија Казан

Еліа Казан

Казан, Элиа, 1909-2003

Элиа Казан кинорежиссёр США

Էլիա Կազան

איליה קאזאן

الیا کازان بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

إيليا كازان

ايليا ڪازان

ایلیا کازان

كازان، اليا

ئیلیا کازان

এলিয়া কাজান

ਇਲੀਆ ਕਜ਼ਾਨ

ഏലിയാ കസാൻ

ელია კაზანი

엘리아 카잔

카잔, 엘리아 1909-2003


カザン, エリア


John Steinbeck's East of EdenThe arrangement; a novelSplendor in the grassBudd Schulberg's A face in the crowdPinkyBeyond the AegeanTennessee Williams and Elia Kazan : a collaboration in the theatre