WorldCat Identities

Mazursky, Paul

Works: 208 works in 617 publications in 7 languages and 13,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Musical films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Documentary films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Commentator, Author, Scenarist, Performer, Other, Interviewee, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Mazursky
Blackboard jungle by Richard Brooks( Visual )

7 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urban drama about an idealistic teacher in a slum area who fights doggedly to connect with his unruly students. Based on Evan Hunter's novel
Moscow on the Hudson( Visual )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circus saxophonist Vladimir Ivanoff suddenly defects from his touring troupe in that temple of "Western decadence"--Bloomingdale's. Fleeing the K.G.B., Vladimir wins asylum and moves into the crowded Harlem flat of Black security guard Lionel Witherspoon. Though Vladimir learns that life in America can be cold and even painful, he grows to love this strange and wondrous new land
Tempest by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

23 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy loosely based on Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" has a New York City architect who tries to solve his midlife crisis by moving to a Greek island with his teenage daughter
Down and out in Beverly Hills by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from drowning in the swimming pool of a Beverly Hills couple, a disconsolate bum brings startling and hilarious changes to the entire household, including the family dog, Matisse.--Summary from container
Harry & Tonto( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a man evicted from his apartment who decides to take his cat, Tonto, and head cross country to live with one of his children. He has many 'encounters' with an assortment of people he meets on the way
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This adaptation moved the story into the mid-1970's and changed it to pop music. About a rock star on her way to the top and another whose career is in decline
An unmarried woman by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a woman rebuilding her life socially and emotionally, after her divorce
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob and his wife Carol are a sophisticated California couple who attend a secluded institute for group therapy. Their original intention is to merely observe, but they become so involved that they decide to test the strength of their marital trust and honesty by experimenting with mutually tolerated affairs. Ted and Alice are their closest friends who find themselves continually amused at the latest Bob & Carol sexual adventures until finally they are invited to liberate themselves in a one-bed menage a quatre
Fear and desire by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

21 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plane carrying four soldiers crashes in a forest behind enemy lines in an unnamed country. Desperate to escape, the group plans to build a raft and travel up the river into allied country. However, they are sidetracked by a local woman who stumbles across them in the woods, and the nearby presence of an enemy general who one member of the group is determined to kill
Enemies a love story by Arkady Leokum( Visual )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Holocaust survivor finds himself simultaneously involved with three women: the peasant who hid him from the Nazis during the war, a beautiful concentration camp survivor, and his first wife (who he was certain was dead)
I want someone to eat cheese with( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James is a struggling actor, living with his widowed mother in Chicago, who wants three things in life: someone to love, a great part, and to lose weight. Unfortunately, he is 0 for 3. His girlfriend dumps him, he loses a title acting role, and he sneaks out of an Overeaters Anonymous meeting only to wind up at an ice cream parlor. There, he meets Beth who quickly wins his heart, but will this cause James more problems than it solves? Or has he finally found someone to eat cheese with?
Next stop, Greenwich Village by Paul Mazursky( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, Larry, an aspiring actor, leaves his home in Brooklyn and heads for Manhattan. He moves into an apartment in Greenwich Village. Between acting classes, auditions and odd jobs he spends time with his eccentric friends
Antz by Brad Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is no picnic for Z, a small worker ant with some very big ideas whose chances of landing the beautiful Princess Bala are literally one in a billion. But when Z convinces his soldier ant buddy to switch places with him, his simple life takes a wild turn
Casting by( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film places the spotlight on one of filmmaking's unsung heroes, casting director Marion Dougherty, and takes viewers on a journey through 50 years of Hollywood history from an entirely new perspective. Relying on her exquisite taste and gut instincts, Dougherty helped usher in the 'New Hollywood' with movies like Midnight Cowboy, The Graduate, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, and Bonnie and Clyde
Scenes from a mall by Woody Allen( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple- he's a sports attorney, she's a pop psychologist- go to an upscale mall where their shopping spree turns into something more expensive! Things go from bad to worse as they try to work out some of their marital problems
Moon over Parador( Visual )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A struggling New York actor is kidnapped and forced to impersonate the late dictator of Parador, a Caribbean nation. The actor gets better and better at the role, with the help of the dead leader's sultry mistress, until guerilla fighters strike, and he wonders if it might not be a good time to move to a new role!
I love you, Alice B. Toklas! by Hy Averback( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day you're a career 9-to-5er with a pending marriage, and then next you know, you chuck it all for beads, bell-bottoms and free love. This is the life of Harold Fine, a dedicated lawyer about to become a more dedicated dropout
Punch line by Tony Harrison( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lilah, a housewife who wants to be a comedienne, teams up with Steve, a self-centered comic who teaches Lilah how to be funny
Word into image--writers on screenwriting( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with screenwriter Paul Mazursky. He talks about his early work and his progression from serious writer to performer to television comedy writer to screenwriter-director. Clips from Mazursky's films show how he speaks to the changes people face, yet are entertaining
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Blackboard jungle
Alternative Names
Mazursky, Irwin 1930-

Mazursky, Irwin Lawrence.

Mazursky, Irwin Lawrence 1930-2014

Paul Mazursky americký filmový režisér, scenárista, producent a herec

Paul Mazursky Amerikaans acteur

Paul Mazursky amerykański reżyser i producent filmowy

Paul Mazursky réalisateur américain

Paul Mazursky regista statunitense

Paul Mazursky Vertreter des US-amerikanischen Autorenfilms

Pol Mazurski

Пол Мазурски

פול מזורסקי

پل مازورسکی بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

마줄스키, 어윈 1930-

마줄스키, 폴 1930-

폴 마저스키



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