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Perl, Arnold

Overview
Works: 21 works in 116 publications in 6 languages and 4,787 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Stories, plots, etc  Fiction  Music  Television adaptations  Illustrations  Musical settings 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about  Arnold Perl Publications about Arnold Perl
Publications by  Arnold Perl Publications by Arnold Perl
posthumous Publications by Arnold Perl, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Arnold Perl
Malcolm X by Spike Lee ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 2,775 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 Jerry Bock ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 877 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 )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 294 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 )
9 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 )
3 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world of Sholom Aleichem ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 94 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Jacques is Coffin Ed. Johnson, Cambridge is Gravedigger Jones, black cops who suspect preacher Lockhart's back-to-Africa campaign is a swindle. Neatly combines action and comedy
Cotton comes to Harlem Hell up in Harlem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 68 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 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiddler on the roof by Jerry Bock ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof
Malcolm X : screenplay by James Baldwin ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 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
Mind in the shadow : [a broadcast which underscores the power of CBS to hold the loyalty and confidence of its vast audience] by inc Columbia Broadcasting System ( 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 )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The high school ( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Three at 8:30, directed by Samuel Rosen: "The High School," by Sholom Aleichem (Arnold Perl adaptation), sets by George DeVincent, lighting by Tom Edmonston, costumes by Marjorie Slaiman, music for the "High School" by Serge Hovey and Robert De Cormier
The naked city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Arnold Perl ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers of a producer and playwright primarily concerning two plays, " The World of Sholom Aleichem" (1953) and "Tevya and His Daughters" (1959), which Perl adapted from the stories of Sholom Aleichem and produced with Howard Da Silva. Documentation includes production correspondence, script drafts, financial records, photographs, recordings, microfilmed clippings, and publicity. Four other productions are less thoroughly represented. Also in the collection are some miscellaneous papers relating to Banner Productions, Perl's production company
Malcolm X his own story as it really happened ; based upon his electrifying best-selling autobiography ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
 
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