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Joffe, Charles H.

Works: 108 works in 479 publications in 7 languages and 13,474 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Parodies, imitations, etc  Comedy films  Fiction  Humor  Farces  Satire  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Charles H Joffe
Most widely held works by Charles H Joffe
Annie Hall by Woody Allen( Visual )

68 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvy Singer is one of Manhattan's most brilliant comedians, but when it comes to romance, his delivery needs a little work. Introduced by his best friend, Alvy falls in love with the dizzy but delightful nightclub singer Annie Hall
Manhattan by Woody Allen( Visual )

57 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Davis, a forty-two-year-old, divorced comedy writer, is dating seventeen-year-old Tracy while his lesbian ex-wife, Jill, is writing a tell-all book about their failed marriage, but when Isaac meets Mary, his best friend's mistress, everything begins to change and Isaac embarks on a quest to find romance and fulfillment in his native Manhattan
Crimes and misdemeanors by Woody Allen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaves together stories of several people who have in common a connection with a rabbi who acts as traditional moral arbiter. The other characters are involved in complex relationships, extramarital affairs and other moral dilemmas
Zelig by Woody Allen( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This spoof of documentary films stars Woody Allen as Leonard Zelig, the famous "Chameleon Man" of the 1920's, whose personality was so vague he would assume the characteristics of whomever he came into contact with. Filmed in black-and-white, the movie simulates the look of a newsreel, complete with stentorian narration
Interiors( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark drama of three sisters: a writer, an actress, and one groping for identity. When their father decides to divorce their shattered mother and remarry a spunky middle-aged widow, the three young women struggle to come to terms with each other and with themselves
Broadway Danny Rose by Woody Allen( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about an agent Broadway Danny Rose and his attempt to revive the sagging career of the overweight, aging lounge singer, Lou Canova. Danny has finally booked Lou at the Waldorf, but Lou won't go on unless his girlfriend Tina is there on opening night. It's Danny's quest to round up Tina, an attempt that lands him right in the middle of a gangland battle
The purple rose of Cairo by Woody Allen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a screening of the film "The Purple Rose of Cairo", leading man Tom Baxter steps off the screen to meet Cecilia, a waitress in the audience. Reports of similar occurrences all over the United States prompt the directors to send actor Gil Shepherd (who plays Baxter) to investigate
Love and death by Woody Allen( Visual )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cowardly scholar Boris Grushenko has the hots for the beautiful Sonja, but cold feet for the Napoleonic Wars. Devastated by news of Sonja's plans to wed a foul-smelling herring merchant, Boris enlists in the army, only to return a penniless hero. Finally agreeing to marry him, Sonja settles down with poor Boris, to a rich life of philosophy, celibacy and meals of snow. But when the French troops invade Russia and Sonja hatches a zany scheme to assassinate Napoleon, Boris learns that God is an underachiever, there are no girls in the afterlife, and the angel of death can't be trusted
Everything you always wanted to know about sex, but were afraid to ask by Woody Allen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broken into seven vignettes that humorously answer questions raised in Dr. Rueben's book about sex
Take the money and run by Woody Allen( Visual )

26 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pseudo-documentary that follows the activities of an unsuccessful bank robber
The front by Martin Ritt( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing
A midsummer night's sex comedy by Woody Allen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew y Adrian reciben en su casa de verano la visita de varios amigos. Los amores contrariados, angustias existenciales, crisis matrimoniales y cambio de parejas harán breve el largo fin de semana
Another woman by Woody Allen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a distinguished philosophy professor turns 50, she feels compelled to take emotional stock of her life. But the deeper she digs the more her life seems to unravel, until she realizes that her search for truth is a personal odyssey of self-examination, discovery and acceptance
Bananas by Woody Allen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When product-tester Fielding Mellish goes to the country of San Marcos to try and win back his girlfriend, he is kidnapped by a group of rebels. When their leader goes insane, the rebels elect Mellish to replace him, thinking he can save the country
Sleeper by Woody Allen( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miles Monroe (Allen) enters the hospital in 1973 for a minor ulcer operation only to wake up 200 years later after being defrosted. As Miles tries to adjust to his new environment, he is re-programmed, de-programmed, chased by Big Brother-like police, and falls for Luna, an underground poet
Hannah and her sisters by Woody Allen( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the relationship between three sisters centering around Hannah, a devoted wife, mother and successful actress. A loyal supporter of her two aimless sisters Lee and Holly, she's also the emotional backbone of a family that seems to resent her stability almost as much as they depend on it
Shadows and fog by Woody Allen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kleinman, a cowardly clerk recruited to help find a murderer, meets a woman and her boyfriend, a clown, running away from the circus. Kleinman decides to help them escape, abandoning the search for the murderer, but his choice only gets them all involved
Stardust memories by Woody Allen( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary comic filmmaker Sandy Bates is tired of being funny. Teetering on the brink of a nervous breakdown, Bates attends a weekend retrospective of his films, only to confront the meaning of his work, the memories of his great love, Dorrie, and the merits of settling down with new girlfriend Isobel. Plagued by hallucinations, alien visitations and the bloodless studio executives trying to recut his bleak new film, Bates struggles to find a reason to go on living
Radio days by Woody Allen( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allen's tribute to the radio broadcasts of the late 1930s to the mid-1940s. The story centers on young Joe, an adolescent besieged by hovering Jewish relatives filled with their assorted secrets and dreams, and bewitched utterly by the fantasies of the airwaves--how different the reality! Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear
Alice by Woody Allen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice is a wealthy Manhatten housewife who feels unfulfilled in her life. After seeing a succession of alternative health care practitioners for a variety of imagined ailments, she finds an acupuncturist who helps launch her on a voyage of self discovery
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Joffe, Charles 1929-2008

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