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Ely Landau Organization

Overview
Works: 29 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 6,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Interviews  Allegories  Fiction  Biography  Revues 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Ely Landau Organization
A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Millionaire Jewish entrepreneur Arthur Goldman (Schell) rules a financial empire from his Manhattan penthouse. He is given to passionate and capricious ravings on a variety of subjects. His growing paranoia, dismissed by those close to him, is confirmed when he is kidnapped by Israeli agents and brought to trial in Israel for crimes against humanity. Is he Arthur Goldman or is he Adolph Dorf, former SS colonel who headed a Nazi concentration camp? As the trial progresses, the question becomes more confusing
John Osborne's Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceroses. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America
Simon Gray's Butley ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Butley, a professor at a London University, finds out that his wife wants a divorce, his boyfriend is leaving him and his untalented colleague is getting a book published all in one day
Jean Genet's The maids ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two Parisian sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a cruel socialite, but whenever she leaves, the two act out a bizarre, complex role-playing psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their powerful lust for revenge upon the mistress they serve
In celebration by David Storey ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore
Jacques Brel is alive and well and living in Paris by Eric Blau ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three attendees at a puppet theater don various roles in order to sing a variety of songs by Jacques Brel, all while hippies and other eccentrics cavort about them
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a ragtag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to follow the same path
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinoceros tells the story of a French town plagued by rhinoceri. These are not ordinary rhinoceroses, but people who have been victims of "rhinoceritis." Or is it something else entirely?
Edward Albee's A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Agnes, as domineering and sarcastic as her husband Tobias is equivocating and guarded, finds her empty nest invaded by her alcoholic sister, their divorced daughter, and friends who are terrified of being alone for unknown reasons
American film theatre ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of four film adaptations from a series of contemporary 20th century plays produced as the brainchild of producer Ely Landau, 1974 and 1975
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles 29 years in the life of Martin Luther, the 16th century religious leader and reformer, covering his intellectual battle with the church in Rome, the Peasant's Revolt, the Diet of Worms, the burning of the Papal Bull at Wittenberg Castle, and the final break away quarrel with Rome
Bertolt Brecht's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
Lost in the stars ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
The homecoming by Harold Pinter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with an all-bachelor family in North London disrupted by the return of the eldest son and his wife from America. The Homecoming is a superlative piece of 20th century drama translated to film with great skill. This disturbing film has all of the brilliance, wit and blistering dialogue you would expect from Harold Pinter. Run by Max (Paul Rogers) and his brother Sam (Cyril Cusack), a sinister, bare violently male house in North London is where Pinter's dark vision of familial cruelty and power games unfolds. When Teddy (Michael Jayston) brings his wife Ruth (Vivien Merchant) home to meet his family for the first time, murky secrets are revealed and old wounds are reopened. Ian Holm (Lord of the Rings, The Sweet Hereafter) gives one of the finest performances of his career as vicious thug Lenny
The maids by Jean Genet ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two sisters, Solange and Claire, serve as maids to a despised mistress. Whenever the mistress leaves, the sisters act out an increasingly bizarre psychodrama of domination and control that feeds their lust for revenge
 
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