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Harold Mantell, inc

Overview
Works: 31 works in 102 publications in 2 languages and 1,120 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Drama 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PQ8097.N4, 792.09
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Most widely held works by Harold Mantell, inc
E.e. cummings the making of a poet( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 223 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 175 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
The trials of Franz Kafka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 119 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the private world of Latin American writer, Jorge Luis Borges. Discusses the violence and surrealism found in his work
Robert Frost a first acquaintance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1988 in English and held by 81 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
Ezra Pound poet's poet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 63 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 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 61 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
Robert Frost: a first acquaintance( Visual )

in English and held by 48 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
Thornton Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 48 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 )

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 his memorable roles, his search for reality in character portrayal, and his staging of plays of Chekhov, Ostrovski, Ibsen, Maeterlinch, Gorki, and Turgeniev
Fellini the director as creator( Visual )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1993 in English and held by 34 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 30 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 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the life and work of the Russian poet, Vladimir Mayakovsky, by showing his paintings and drawings and providing background information in his own words. Explains that his poetry of action made him the poet laureate of revolutionary Russia, but that his struggle to reconcile the demands of poetry and power was foredoomed to defeat
Federico Fellini the director as creator( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 13 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 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
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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 6 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
Robert Frost a first acquaintance : the poetry of Robert Frost( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 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
 
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