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Bikel, Theodore

Works: 436 works in 1,107 publications in 9 languages and 29,702 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  Children's films  Fiction  Juvenile works  War films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, osp, Costume designer, Host, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Theodore Bikel
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

37 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cockney waif is transformed by a linguistics professor into an elegant lady
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

37 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and an endlessly branching stream which always seems to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
My side of the mountain by Jean Craighead George( Visual )

22 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Sam Gribley, whose hero is Henry David Thoreau, packs up and leaves home for the challenge of wilderness living. He feeds himself, builds a makeshift home, and learns to live in harmony with nature
The sound of music original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program notes on container insert
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

39 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming by Norman Jewison( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the riotous confusion created when a Russian submarine gets stuck on a New England sandbar and the landing crew goes ashore for help-only to be mistaken for an invasion force by the over-imaginative townspeople
The enemy below by Dick Powell( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about two ship captains stalking each other in the South Atlantic during World War II. When an American destroyer detects a German U-boat prowling beneath the surface, its captain (Mitchum) immediately pursues the enemy. The sub's commander (Jurgens) is a wily veteran who uses ingenious evasive tactics while angling for position to torpedo the destroyer. As both men try to outwit each other, the chase becomes a deadly game of cat and mouse in which any mistake can bring defeat and death. Alternating between both ships and their crews, the film offers an impartial view of war that portrays the American and German captains as professional soldiers who respect each other's abilities. Gripping tale of two men who are determined not to sacrifice their dignity or honor even though duty demands that they must destroy each other
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
A Dog of Flanders by Ian Barry( Visual )

13 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Nello Daas and his grandfather barely make enough to stay alive, but they have a dream that one day Nello will be able to study with the best instructors and become a painter like his idol, Rubens. After his grandfather dies, Nello and his dog must learn to survive and keep the dream alive by themselves
My fair lady original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...Among the most lovely of soundtracks..."--Entertainment Weekly
Second chances( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, "Second Chances" is the uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father-and her spirit
Folksongs and footnotes : an international songbook by Theodore Bikel( )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas: Clement C. Moore's classic poem about a visit from St. Nicholas. In the month of Kislev: A rich, arrogant merchant takes the family of a poor peddler to court and learns a lesson about the meaning of Hanukkah. Seven candles for Kwanza: describes the origins and practices of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival during which people of African descent rejoice in their ancestral values. Too many tamales: Maria feels very grown-up helping make Christmas dinner, until she realizes that she may have lost her mother's ring in one of the tamales. (3 bonus stories) Max's Christmas: Max is told he can't stay up to see Santa, but he sneaks downstairs anyway. Will Santa still come if Max is awake? Morris's disappearing bag: Morris thinks his brother and sister have better Christmas presents, but then he finds something very special in the last box under the tree. The Little drummer boy: Tells the story of the procession to Bethlehem and the offer of a poor boy to play his drum for the Christ Child. For primary grades
Aḥava Brotherhood by David Diamond( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat who wasn't there by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persuaded to join a tour of Scotland, Jim Qwilleran finds his enjoyment of the trip threatened when a jewel thief swipes a suitcase, a bus driver vanishes, and a fellow tourist is found dead
Psalms of joy and sorrow( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cat who moved a mountain by Lilian Jackson Braun( Recording )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On vacation in the Big Potato Mountains, Qwilleran stumbles into a mystery involving the murder of J.J. Hawkinfield, the developer who was pushed off a mountain years before after announcing his plans to develop the region
Di naye hagode Ḥag habikkurim ; The holy ark by Max Helfman( )

7 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish operas( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theo : the autobiography of Theodore Bikel by Theodore Bikel( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Bikel is an activist: from his early involvement with the struggle for civil rights to his support and active campaigning for then-Senator John F. Kennedy, through his work for progressive causes the world over, from Tel Aviv to Tbilisi. And with that voice, the voice that has won him applause as a singer, and, as an actor, an Emmy, an Oscar nomination, and countless other citations for his talent and his commitment
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Second chances
Alternative Names
Bickel, Theodore

Bickell, Theodore 1924-2015

Bikel, Theo

Bikel, Theodor

Bikel, Theodor Meir

Bikel, Theodore Meir 1924-2015

Theodore Bikel acteur américain

Theodore Bikel Actor

Theodore Bikel Amerikaans filmacteur

Theodore Bikel amerikai színész, folkénekes

Theodore Bikel attore e cantante austriaco

Theodore Bikel US-amerikanischer Folksänger und Schauspieler österreichischer Herkunft

Теодор Бикель

ביקל, תאודור

ביקל, תיאודור מאיר

תיאודור ביקל

تئودور بیکل بازیگر آمریکایی

ثيودور بيكل

시어도어 비켈




Second chancesThe cat who wasn't thereThe cat who moved a mountainTheo : the autobiography of Theodore Bikel