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Harold Mantell, inc

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Works: 31 works in 92 publications in 2 languages and 1,212 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Film adaptations  Interviews  Drama 
Classifications: PQ4835.I7, 852
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Most widely held works by Harold Mantell, inc
E.e. cummings the making of a poet ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program has been called the best film ever made about poetry and a poet. The subject is the poetry of joy, the poetry of a man who grew up loved and loving, who loved growing and learning, the discovery of circuses, of springtime, friends, books, love, the world. Cummings wrote his poetry out of the joy of being alive, an emotion recaptured as this program rediscovers the scenes, the sites, the people and events that shaped his unique vision--Container
Yo soy Pablo Neruda ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 190 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 views of Mr. Neruda reading many of his poems in the locales which inspired them
Robert Frost a first acquaintance ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 151 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 neighborhood children interpret the action of Frost poems at the farm spots which inspired the poet to write them
The trials of Franz Kafka ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 129 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 )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 97 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
Ezra Pound poet's poet ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses historic photographs and early documentary film footage to explore the life of poet Ezra Pound. Recalling his associations with T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, and other writers, Pound reads excerpts from his major poems
Anton Chekhov, a writer's life ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 62 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
Thornton Wilder ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 51 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
Stanislavsky, maker of the modern theatre ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1972 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
Fellini the director as creator ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 36 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
The Birth of Soviet cinema ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 32 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 )
2 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and held by 23 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
Federico Fellini the director as creator ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows Fellini step by step as he creates a movie
The Chemical synthesis of proteins ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 13 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
The Inner life of J.L. Borges ( Visual )
in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents background on the life and the mysteriously surreal and often violent work of Borges
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
Luisa Valenzuela, novelista argentina ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 7 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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Languages
English (80)
Spanish (1)