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Horovitz, Israel

Overview
Works: 309 works in 786 publications in 6 languages and 17,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  One-act plays  Periodicals  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd, Scenarist, Director, Other, Restager , Adapter, Performer, Conceptor, Recipient, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: PS3558.O69, 812.54
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Most widely held works by Israel Horovitz
My old lady by Israel Horovitz( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mathias arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 10 different love stories set in one of the most beloved cities in the world, from Brooklyn to Tribeca to Central Park
Sunshine by István Szabó( Visual )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century
My old lady by Israel Horovitz( )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A down on his luck middle aged man inherits an apartment in Paris, he plans to solve his financial woes by selling it. He arrives on the doorstep and discovers, to his dismay, that the elderly woman living there has lifetime habitation rights under an arcane French law and she is not about to give them up. Because he has no other place to go, she invites him to stay in the spacious apartment. A spiral of friendship, romance with the old lady's out-spoken daughter, and some uncomfortable revelations about his unmourned father affect all in this poignant play with strong roles for all three actors." -- Back cover
Heaven and other poems by Israel Horovitz( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With more than 70 produced plays and many produced screenplays, playwright/director/author Israel Horovitz presents a new dimension to his creative output in Heaven and Other Poems, the 75-year-old author''s first-ever authorized poetry collection. A tour-de-force of emotion, empathy and deep, melancholic beauty, Heaven and Other Poems is a stunning collection of work crafted over a lifetime. From the epic poem ""Stations of the Cross"" with its startling, tenderly crafted images of familial love and loss, to the punchy and pointed aphorisms of the twin ""Defining the French Novel"" and ""Defi
The Best short plays( )

in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man with bags : a play by Israel Horovitz( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays( )

in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wakefield plays by Israel Horovitz( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in French and English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Israel Horovitz trilogy by Israel Horovitz( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, I am a fountain pen tells the story of 10-year-old Irving Yanover, a piano-playing prodigy who has begun to question his kosher parents on love, tolerance, and bacon. A Rosen by any other name follows 12-year-old Stanley Rosen's family problems as his mother plans the ultimate in bar mitvahs. The Chopin playoffs focuses on the fierce competition between two piano-playing high school seniors, Irving Yanover and Stanley Rosen. The victor will receive a college scholarship - and win the heart of pretty Fern Phipps. These three comedies about growing up Jewish in a small Canadian town received tremendous critical acclaim at their respective premieres at the American Jewish Theatre in New York City
The primary English class : a play in two acts by Israel Horovitz( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morning by Israel Horovitz( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First season by Israel Horovitz( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel Horovitz : collected works by Israel Horovitz( Book )

in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred the great; a play in three acts by Israel Horovitz( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian wants the Bronx; a play by Israel Horovitz( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An East Indian gets lost on his first day in New York as two teenage punks find him waiting at a lonely bus stop. He cannot understand English, and the boys have some fun with him--at least it starts out as fun. But little by little, as the minutes go by and the bus doesn't come, they get bored; then annoyed; then vicious. It is the very pointlessness of their brutality that makes the play--with its awful final image of the Indian jabbering into a dead phone--so disturbing. We are convinced that this is exactly what would happen at this particular bus stop on this particular night; we see, again, that violence in the big city is as much a child of ennui as of anger. And, as the nightmare spell of the play takes hold, and the boys torture their victim with increasing relish, we are brought to a shocking awareness of how thin the veneer of civilization can be--of how close beneath the surface of all men lurks the primitive impulse to hurt and humiliate those whose very helplessness and inability to communicate can only frustrate and enrage."--Publisher's description."
Three Gloucester plays by Israel Horovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Park Your Car in Harvqard Yard pits Kathleen Hogan against her former high school teacher Jacob Brackish, who choked off her chance to go to college by failing her as he had failed her parents and her late husband; Henry Lumper tells the story of a dynasty rocked by treachery. The wharves come to brilliant life as two men and their sons battle drug-smuggling, insurance fraud and the theft of their dignity; North Shore Fish paints a poignant portrait of desperation as the unskilled workers realize their days of employment are numbered
Park your car in Harvard yard : a comedy by Israel Horovitz( Recording )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Brackish, the toughest, meanest teacher ever to set foot in Gloucester High School is dying at home. His advertisement for a housekeeper to look after him during his final years is answered by a mousy 40-year-old named Kathleen, a woman Jacob has forgotten he flunked years before. Judith Ivey and Jason Robards recreate the roles they originated on Broadway in this humorous and moving play
Two new plays : Unexpected tenderness and Fighting over Beverley by Israel Horovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fighting Over Beverley is a romantic comedy that portrays a love triangle among three septuagenarians. The focal point is Beverley Shimma wooed by both the British fiance she dumped at the end of World War II (Archie Bennett) and the dashing American husband she left him for (Zelly Shimma)
 
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Alternative Names
Horovitz, Arthur I. 1939-

Horovitz, Israel 1939-

Horovitz, Israel A. 1939-

Horowitz Isräel 1939-....

Israël Horovitz acteur américain

Israel Horovitz americký dramatik

Israel Horovitz Amerikaans acteur

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skådespelare

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skodespelar

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skuespiller

Israel Horovitz escritor estadounidense

Israel Horovitz US-amerikanischer Dramatiker, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

Израэль Хоровиц

اسرائيل هوروفيتس

اسرائيل هوروفيتس كاتب أمريكي

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