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Landau, Ely

Overview
Works: 82 works in 248 publications in 3 languages and 10,445 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Allegories  Television adaptations  Interviews  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ely Landau
Long day's journey into night by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 1,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
The pawnbroker by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A long time ago, Sol Nazerman was a professor. He had a wife, children. Then the Germans came. Sol survived the concentration camp, his family did not. Now, as the pawnbroker in a shop owned by a racketeer, he grows increasingly bitter and callous, withdrawing still further from the world around him. His eager assistant Jesus looks to him as both a teacher and a father figure, but Sol eschews involvement or compassion. This detachment leads to a tragedy, which awakens Sol's humanity, wherein he can finally acknowledge his burden of grief and guilt
Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the faded, Vermeer-like light of Harry Hope's 1912 New York skid row bar, a rag tag group of fallen men await the annual arrival of their friend Hickey. But now Hickey is sober, and he wants his drunken friends to do the same
A delicate balance by Edward Albee ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 650 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
The man in the glass booth ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 611 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
Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 608 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?
John Osborne's Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
The chosen by Jeremy Paul Kagan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of two teenage boys who become best friends despite huge differences in their upbringing. Danny is the son of an orthodox Hasidic Rabbi. Reuven comes from a progressive Jewish family whose father stands at the forefront of the battle for Israeli statehood. Danny's every moment is devoted to religious study, while Reuven plays jazz piano and is intensely interested in the changing world around him. Their family differences soon force both to make difficult choices
Harold Pinter's The homecoming by Harold Pinter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 562 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 )
4 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 557 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
Hopscotch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate--because he's having too much fun!
King a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and German and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970. King: A Filmed Record is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history
Lost in the stars by Maxwell Anderson ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 464 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
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 432 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 Holcroft covenant ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds
The iceman cometh by Eugene O'Neill ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 130 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 madwoman of Chaillot ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An eccentric countess upsets a plan to transform Paris into a giant oilfield
Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 109 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?
Luther by John Osborne ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Martin Luther and his eventual condemnation of the Catholic Church and incitement of the Protestant reformation
Bertolt Brecht's Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a rigid society ruled by an uneasy alliance of the aristocracy and the church already undermined by the plague and the Reformation, science is a threat and enlightenment is a luxury. Faced with either death by the Inquisition or recantation to a hypocritical but powerful Papacy, Galileo must choose between his own life or his restless scientific curiosity
 
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Alternative Names
Landau, Ely A., 1920-1993
Languages
English (155)
Spanish (2)
German (1)