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Bikel, Theodore

Works: 444 works in 1,095 publications in 8 languages and 29,572 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Romance films  War films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Editor, Speaker, Interviewee, osp, Host, Costume designer, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Theodore Bikel
My fair lady by George Cukor( Visual )

34 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outside Covent Garden on a rainy evening in 1912, cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, meets linguistic expert Henry Higgins. Higgins, in turn, bets his companion, Colonel Pickering, that, within six months, he could transform Eliza into a proper lady, simply by teaching her proper English. The next morning, face and hands freshly scrubbed, Eliza presents herself on Higgins' doorstep, ready and willing to be turned into a lady
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

38 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-drinking river trader and a prim missionary become unlikely travel companions on a river expedition in the war-torn African jungle in 1914 as they battle nature, a German gunboat, and each other
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 1,276 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 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

38 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 799 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 )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2002 in English and held by 711 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 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II, the film tells the story of the cat and mouse hunt between the USS Haynes, a destroyer escort, and a German U-Boat. Captain Murrell, a former Merchant Mariner, saw his wife killed when his freighter was torpedoed by the Germans. Von Stolberg, the veteran U-Boat commander, sees no honor in the German aims of the war. Both of these highly experienced men must now try to outthink and outmaneuver each other, knowing that any mistake can bring instant defeat and death
A dog of Flanders by James B Clark( Visual )

12 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nello and his grandfather live a poor and somewhat dreary life, until they find a wounded dog by the side of the road. They care for their new friend, who recovers and gives Nello the hope to pursue his dream of becoming an artist
I want to live! by Robert Wise( Visual )

20 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 603 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
My fair lady original soundtrack recording by Frederick Loewe( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 548 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 481 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
The return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magic Ring of The Hobbit has now become the Ring of Doom, and to restore peace it must be destroyed in the raging fires in which it was made. Chosen for the task, Frodo and faithful servant Samwise face grave perils, the worst of which is the ring's terrible power to possess its wearer. Will Frodo give in to the madness of the ring, or will he fulfill his quest?
Folksongs and footnotes; an international songbook by Theodore Bikel( )

9 editions published between 1960 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night before Christmas and more classic holiday tales( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 404 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
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
Aḥava Brotherhood by David Diamond( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalms of joy and sorrow( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 308 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 297 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 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Soviet Circus( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Go behind the scenes at the Moscow Circus School and observe the wonders of performances that have delighted millions. Shows the work of lion tamers, trapeze artists and the famous clowns among others
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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

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ביקל, תיאודור מאיר

תיאודור ביקל

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