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Harold Mantell, inc

Overview
Works: 27 works in 104 publications in 2 languages and 1,067 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Interviews 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PS305, 811.09
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harold Mantell, inc
E.e. cummings the making of a poet( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E.E. Cummings tells how he became a great writer, revealing the sources, sites, friends, and the events which influenced him
Yo soy Pablo Neruda by Pablo Neruda( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the career and literary output of Pablo Neruda, who made his home at Isla Negra on the coast of Chile. Includes Neruda reading many of his poems in the locales which inspired them
Robert Frost( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores American poet Robert Frost's relationship with children and nature. Shows the poet's daughter, Lesley Frost, at the Frost farm in Derry, New Hampshire, where neighborhood children interpret the action of Frost's poems at the place where he had been inspired to write them ; and talking to children at the Birch School, Merrick, New York
The trials of Franz Kafka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interpretation of the trials of childhood, youth, and tragic adulthood which Kafka described in his novels and stories, photographed in Kafka's native Prague
The Inner world of Jorge Luis Borges by Jorge Luis Borges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and work of writer Jorge Luis Borges, with scenes from his customary haunts in Buenos Aires, conversations with his mother, and insights into the vivid inner world of this blind literary master
Anton Chekhov, a writer's life by Harold Mantell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses photographs, contemporary footage, and excerpts from his own writings to present a portrait of the Russian dramatist and short story writer Anton Chekhov. Includes scenes from his plays and stories performed by artists from the Moscow Art Theatre and the Mosfilm Studios
Ezra Pound American Odessy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses historic photographs, early documentary footage, and motion pictures to explore the life of poet Ezra Pound, recalling his associations with T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, and other major writers. Pound reads excerpts from his major poems
Thornton Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Thornton Wilder. Uses interviews with his relatives, snapshots, recorded excerpts from his speeches, quotations from his writings and film clips to tell the story of Wilder's life and background. Analyzes the themes of several of his works
Fellini the director as creator( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Fellini's creative role in the production of a major theatrical film and reveals the cinematic philosophy, craft, and personality of this artistic innovator
Stanislavsky, maker of the modern theatre( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life, times and ideas of the theatrical innovator, Constantine Stanislavsky, who created method acting and founded the Moscow Art Theatre. Uses documentary footage, photographs, and dramatizations to show this memorable roles, his search for reality in character portrayal, and his staging of plays of Chekhov, Ostrovski, Ibsen, Maeterlinch, Gorki, and Turginiev
The Birth of Soviet cinema( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviets were the pioneers in using the motion picture as a major propaganda tool. The Communist government in the 20's attracted some of the most brilliant and innovative writers-directors-producers in the history of cinema, who used this new medium to stage plots centered on the Party line. This program presents an anthology of scenes from the most striking and famous of these early silent films, including Eisenstein's Strike, Potemkin, and October, Pudovkin's Mother, End of Saint Petersburg and Storm over Asia, and Dovzhensko's Arsenal, and Earth
Yevtushenko, a poet's journey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains biographical highlights of Yevtushenko's life and includes excerpts from his poetry readings
Mayakovsky the poetry of action( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the life, work, and significance of the Russian poet, Vladimir Mayakovsky, through his own words and a display of his paintings and drawings
The Chemical synthesis of proteins( Visual )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

R. Bruce Merrifield demonstrates step-by-step the method of automated solid-phase peptide synthesis, which he developed to synthesize ribonuclease A, the first enzyme ever to be totally constructed in the laboratory
Robert Frost: a first acquaintance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores American poet Robert Frost's relationship with children. Shows the poet's daughter, Lesley Frost, at the Frost farm in New Hampshire, where neighboring children interpret the action of Frost poems at the farm spots which inspired the poet to write them
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: a self-portrait( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., discusses his development as a writer, including reference to some of his major novels, his themes and their meaning, his relationship to other writers, problems in sustaining his special vision of American life, and his future. Accompanied by photographs which chronicle the author's life and selections from home movies taken during his youth
Robert Frost a first acquaintance : the poetry of Robert Frost( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: Shows Frost reading his own poetry on the farm which inspired some of his first, famous work. His daughter also discusses his work with school children
Luisa Valenzuela( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film concerns "one of Argentine culture's foremost modern interpreters. In this program, Valenzuela talks about her life as a writer and analyzes several of her works within the context of four basic influences: history, politics, sex, and feminism. She discusses literary censorship under a repressive military regime and compares ideas present in the writings of Fuentes, Borges, Garcia Márquez, Ocampo, and Orozco with those in several of her own works, including 'We must smile, ' 'The lizard's tail, ' and 'Environmental bar'"--Container
Theatre of the absurd Luigi Pirandello : Six characters in search of an author( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the play by Luigi Pirandello that seeks to distinguish between dramatic reality and dramatic illusion. In Pirandello's view, man begins as nothing in particular and then takes on some pattern by assuming a role. All roles are disguises, and life an endless comedy of illusion reduced, in the final analysis, to absurdity
Theatre of the absurd Pirandello, six characters in search of an author( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An abridged presentation in English of Pirandello's play in which six characters seek to exchange their fixed, frozen form in art for the uncertainty of life
 
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