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Voskovec, Jiří 1905-1981

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Most widely held works by Jiří Voskovec
12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

32 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and held by 3,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleven jurors are convinced that the defendant is guilty of murder. The twelfth has no doubt of his innocence. How can this one man steer the others toward the same conclusion? It's a case of seemingly overwhelming evidence against a teenager accused of killing his father in "one of the best pictures ever made" (The Hollywood Reporter)."--Foxstore.com
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drame d'espionnage. Après avoir vu ses hommes décimés par l'ennemi, Alec Leamas, chef d'un réseau d'espionnage britannique à Berlin, est rappelé à Londres. Il reçoit la mission de compromettre un des chefs du contre-espionnage en Allemagne de l'Est. Pour ce faire, Leamas joue la comédie de la déchéance et feint d'être prêt à livrer des secrets aux communistes. Emmené derrière le rideau de fer, il croit réussir, mais il s'aperçoit que le jeu est beaucoup plus compliqué qu'il ne l'avait imaginé
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
The spy who came in from the cold( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Butterfield 8 by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about a New York model who finds that her reputation as a prostitute is responsible for bringing to an end her promising romance with a young married executive
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staged in rehearsal room and modern dress conditions, this is Richard Burton's performance as Hamlet. This play opened on Broadway April 9, 1964. This recording is not derived from a film, but from an attempt to simply record the stage show for one cinematic showing by placing cameras in the stalls during an actual performance
12 angry men( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jury of white men is ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. However, one juror forces the others to consider whether the evidence--or the jurors' own prejudices--influences their deliberations. The story plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
You are there( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington crosses the Delaware: December 25th, 1776. After American forces suffered crushing defeats from the British army, General George Washington and Colonels Harrison and Tilghman debate what to do. They decide to launch a surprise attack by crossing the Delaware river in different places. Washington explains how America is fighting a personal battle for liberty
Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
Joseph Papp presents Irene Worth in Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Recording )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Particular men by Loring Mandel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by Emmy Award-winning playwright Loring Mandel, "Particular men" recalls what might be considered the most significant event not only of the 1940's, but of man's entire history-- the introduction of nuclear weaponry
Hry by Jiří Voskovec( Book )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pět politických satir Osvobozeného divadla z třicátých let, útočících proti fašismu, diktátorům, zneužívání moci a proti násilí a válce
Paradise lost by Clifford Odets( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1932 during the depression, the story unfolds in the modest two-family home of Leo and Clara Gordon. Misfortune strikes the Gordons and people running with them
Klobouk ve křoví : výbor veršů V+W (1927-1947) by Jiří Voskovec( Book )

21 editions published between 1965 and 1996 in Czech and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spolutvůrce Osvobozeného divadla předkládá čtenáři výběr textů písní z jeho her a filmů s vůlí, aby i bez hudby dokázaly svou působivost a ryzí básnické hodnoty. Sbírka je rozdělena do šesti oddílů (Komedie, Poesie, Satira
Wind across the Everglades by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

3 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When poachers hunt down birds so they can sell the feathers for women's hats, newly hired Everglades warden Walt Murdock is ordered to bring in Cottonmouth, the brutal leader of the gang. Captured deep within the swamps, Murdock takes a gamble and accepts the outlaw's offer to surrender if the warden makes it back to town before Cottonmouth can kill him"--Container isert
Le Golem : the legend of Prague( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Golem was a popular medieval figure that originated in Talmudic lore. According to legend, this extraordinary powerful "body without a soul" was created in 1560 by Rabbi Judah Loew of Prague to protect and defend the Jewish ghetto. This film is set a generation later, when the Jews of Prague are threatened again. In spite of the efforts by the emperor Rudolf II to find and destroy him, the Golem is once again called upon by the Jewish community, this time to save their spiritual leader from execution."--Container
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Roots, the next generations by Warner Bros. Television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
 
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Alternative Names
Dolan, Petr.

Dolan Petr 1905-1981

Formen F. 1905-1981

Jiří Voskovec acteur, metteur en scène, traducteur et poète américano-tchèque

Jiří Voskovec acteur uit Tsjechië (1905-1981)

Jiří Voskovec aktor i pisarz czeski

Jiří Voskovec attore cecoslovacco

Jiří Voskovec ĉeĥa aktoro

Jiří Voskovec český herec, spisovateľ a textár

Jiří Voskovec Czech theater manager, playwright, actor, humorist, comedian, publicist, translator, director, scriptwriter, writer, lyricist and singer

Jiří Voskovec tschechischer Schauspieler und Schriftsteller

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Voscovec, Jiří.

Voskovec.

Voskovec 1905-1981

Voskovec, George 1905-

Voskovec George 1905-1981

Voskovec i Werich.

Voskovec, Jirí 1905-1981

Wachsmann, Jiří.

Wachsmann Jiří 1905-1981

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Восковец Йиржи

Восковец, Иржи

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喬治·沃斯科瓦克

喬治·沃斯科韦茨

Languages
English (108)

Czech (83)

French (6)

Polish (3)