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Perl, Arnold

Overview
Works: 25 works in 146 publications in 6 languages and 5,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Biography  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Arnold Perl
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

80 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
Fiddler on the roof by Norman Jewison( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical, based on the stories of Shalom Aleichem, takes place in pre-revolutionary Russia and centers on the life of Tevye (Topol), a milkman who is trying to keep his family's traditions in place while marrying off his three older daughters. Yet, times are changing and the daughters want to make their own matches, breaking free of many of the constricting customs required of them by Judaism. In the background of these events, Russia is on the brink of revolution and Jews are feeling increasingly unwelcome in their villages
Cotton comes to Harlem by Ossie David( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Jacques is Coffin Ed Johnson and Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
The world of Sholom Aleichem; a play by Arnold Perl( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevya and his daughters; a play in two acts. Based on the Tevya stories of Sholom Aleichem by Arnold Perl( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Sholom Aleichem by Ivy Classics( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of three stories from Sholom Aleichem: A Tale of Chelm - a bookseller tries to buy a goat in a town of fools; Bontche Schweig - a tale of a poor man whose heavenly arrival coaxes tears from the angels; and The High School - about a couple's attempts to send their son to a nonreligious school
Cotton comes to Harlem Hell up in Harlem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains two feature films including "Cotton Comes to Harlem," about a couple of detectives who investigate a minister's charity campaign; and "Hell Up in Harlem," about a man who is hunted by the mob after he discovers a ledger with the names of every crooked police officer and public official on the mob's payroll
By any means necessary : the trials and tribulations of the making of Malcolm X-- by Spike Lee( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film director Lee tells of the obstacles he faced in making Malcolm X and also investigates the controversies in Malcolm's life
Tevya and his daughters (based on the stories of Sholom Aleichem) : [a] play by Arnold Perl( Recording )

4 editions published in 1957 in Undetermined and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Sholom Aleichem by Arnold Perl( Recording )

and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naked city : the complete series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of television's police dramas, Naked City puts a human face on crime, going beyond a simplistic portrayal of good vs. evil to delve into the complex personal dramas of the people involved. Features all 138 classic episodes from the acclaimed Emmy Award-winning series and includes an incredible cast of guest stars
Malcolm X : screenplay by James Baldwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Gold for the Caesars( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Roman slave architect must manage a mining operation in hostile territory, while dealing with the intrigues of a Roman politician, falling in love with the politician's mistress, and coping with a Celtic-Iberian uprising
Mind in the shadow by Arnold Perl( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm X( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The naked city( Visual )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four segments from the New York based television series with Detective Adam Flint. A death of princes: A crooked detective blackmails a cashier, a prizefighter and a playboy into helping him steal the proceeds from a charity match. Debt of honor: A gambler gets in deep trouble with an underworld crime syndicate, triggering his wife to run away after she learns about his unsavory connections. The man who bit a diamond in half: A man discovers that his wife is involved with a gang of jewel thieves who plan to steal the world's largest uncut diamond. Murder is a face I know: A model husband and father massacres the crew of a cabin cruiser. Now his wife and son must face the fact that he's secretly a hit man for a gang lord
N.Y.P.D. : [press kits]( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Twenty-four hours cops for a twenty-four hour town"--Ad slicks
Malcolm X Edition Collector by Spike Lee( Visual )

in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Le 21 Février 1965, Malcolm Little, dit Malcolm X, était assassiné au cours d'une conférence publique. Leader d'opinion de la population noire américaine, il prônait la violence comme unique moyen de lutter contre la ségrégation raciale
Malcolm X (French version)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Arnold Perl Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1914-1971)

Arnold Perl regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Άρνολντ Περλ

Арнольд Перл

ארנולד פרל

آرنولد پرل

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