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Kazan, Elia

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A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

248 editions published between 1951 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 4,764 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 her Stella's husband Stanley
On the Waterfront by Elia Kazan( Visual )

215 editions published between 1952 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 3,312 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
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

72 editions published between 1954 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The saga of three generations of the Trask and Hamilton families in the early 1900's in Northern California
The arrangement : a novel by Elia Kazan( Book )

157 editions published between 1950 and 2021 in 15 languages and held by 1,852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Arrangement is a 1967 novel by Elia Kazan, narrated by a successful Greek-American advertising executive and magazine writer living in an affluent Los Angeles suburb who suffers a nervous breakdown due to the stress of the way in which he has lived his life - the "arrangement" of the title
Splendor in the grass by Elia Kazan( Visual )

58 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with another girl. Bud's actions drive Deanie to madness. She is committed into an institution while Bud reluctantly obeys his father and enrolls in Yale. The stock market crash of '29 hits and changes the lives of both their families. Together they learn the harsh lesson of love and life
Gentleman's agreement( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2003 in English and held by 1,325 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 assassins by Elia Kazan( Book )

96 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 14 languages and held by 1,321 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
The understudy : a novel by Elia Kazan( Book )

54 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the complex relationships between a successful actor, dying of cancer and drug abuse, and his understudy
A face in the crowd by Elia Kazan( Visual )

58 editions published between 1957 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,141 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 )

37 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 910 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 )

66 editions published between 1956 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cotton-mill owner Archie Meighan, married to nineteen-year-old "Baby Doll", looks forward to the day his wife turns twenty and will finally allow him to sleep with her. But he has competition in the form of sly business competitor Silva Vacarro, who covets both Archie's cotton mill AND his young and beautiful wife
Five o'clock angel : letters of Tennessee Williams to Maria St. Just, 1948-1982 by Tennessee Williams( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of letters from Williams to his most trusted friend reveal his feelings, opinions, and details of his everyday life
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

93 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer who is assigned to do a magazine series on anti-Semitism explains to his young son about the different faiths, stressing that democracy in the United States depends on respect for the rights of others to worship according to their consciences
Acts of love by Elia Kazan( Book )

50 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 10 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om en kvinde hvis umoralske liv og levned vækker almen debat
Pinky by Elia Kazan( Visual )

37 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 801 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 )

117 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century
Panic in the streets by Elia Kazan( Visual )

56 editions published between 1950 and 2021 in 4 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night in the New Orleans slums, vicious hoodlum Blackie and his friends kill an illegal immigrant who won too much in a card game. When Dr. Reed confirms the dead man had pneumonic plague he must find and inoculate the killers
America, America by Elia Kazan( Visual )

79 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 635 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
East of Eden by Elia Kazan( Visual )

65 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : 1914. Adam Trask exploite ses terres à Salinas Valley, aidé par ses deux fils, Cal et Aaron. Tous deux croient que leur mère est morte. Cal est persuadé que son père ne l'aime pas. Un jour, il apprend que sa mère n'est pas morte mais qu'elle tient une maison close. Dès lors, ses rapports avec son père vont se dégrader de plus en plus
Beyond the Aegean by Elia Kazan( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 512 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
On the Waterfront
On the WaterfrontEast of EdenA face in the crowdThe AnatolianBaby dollGentleman's agreementEast of EdenBeyond the Aegean
Alternative Names
Elia Kazan American film and theatre director (1909–2003)

Elia Kazan americký režisér

Elia Kazan Amerikaans filmregisseur

Elia Kazan Amerikalı yönetmen (1909–2003)

Elia Kazan amerikansk filmregissör

Elia Kazan amerykański pisarz, reżyser filmowy i teatralny

Elia Kazan director de cine y escritor estadounidense

Elia Kazan director de cinema i teatre estatsunidenc d'origen grec, guionista

Elia Kazan direktor di sine merikano

Elia Kazan görög-amerikai filmrendező, producer, forgatókönyvíró

Elia Kazan Òṣèré Ọmọ Orílẹ̀-èdè America

Elia Kazan pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Elia Kazan réalisateur américain

Elia Kazan regista statunitense

Elia Kazan US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Schriftsteller

Elia Kazan yhdysvaltalainen teatteri- ja elokuvaohjaaja

Elias Kazan

Elija Kazans

Kasanioglus, Elia 1909-2003

Kazan, Elia

Kazan, Elia, 1909-2003

Kazan, Ēlias, 1909-2003

Kazan Elija

Kazanas E.

Kazanas Elia

Kazanas Elija

Kazancioğlu, Elias

Kazandzoglus, Elia.

Kazandzoglus Elija

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

Ηλίας Καζαντζόγλου

Елия Казан

Елија Казан

Елија Казан американски режисер

Еліа Казан

Казан, Элиа, 1909-2003

Элиа Казан кинорежиссёр США

Элія Казан

Элія Казан амэрыканскі рэжысэр

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Էլիա Քազան

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

إيليا كازان

ايليا ڪازان

ایلیا کازان

كازان، اليا

ئیلیا کازان

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엘리아 카잔

카잔, 엘리아 1909-2003

エリア・カザン トルコ生まれのギリシャ系アメリカ人の俳優、演出家、映画監督

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