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Chomsky, Marvin J. 1929-

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Most widely held works by Marvin J Chomsky
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Catherine the Great( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space is our final frontier. In the 23rd century, The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk, whose First Officer is Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. The Chief Medical Officer is Dr. Leonard 'Bones' McCoy. With a determined crew of 430, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes and genetic supermen. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before
Tank by John Keegan( Visual )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant-Major Zack Carey is completing his final stint of duty at a post in a small southern town. After defending a prostitute, he finds himself doing battle with the town's sheriff. When Zack's son Billy is jailed on a phoney drug charge, the Sergeant takes justice into his own hands with help from his personal World War II Sherman Tank
Holocaust by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

42 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer. Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass" occurs and the Weiss family suffer a series of unspeakable tragedies in the aftermath
Peter the Great( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter the Great: a shrewd Czar and a visionary, statesman, sailor and shipbuilder, military leader, a husband and a father. Russia at the dawn of the 18th century -- a vast chilling mysterious land, almost medieval. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country into the modern world
Roots( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Anastasia : the mystery of Anna( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the day she died in 1984, Anna Anderson claimed she was truly Grand Duchess Anastasia, the sole surviving child of Russian Czar Nicolas II. Many believed her. Even for those who did not, her story of royalty, flight from execution and years of struggle to reclaim her heritage, was a great dramatic mystery
Holocaust : the story of man's inhumanity to man( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This drama unfolds through the lives of two families living in Nazi Germany. Follow the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family. Parallelling their saga is the poignant transformation of Erik Dorf, an unsuccessful lawyer prodded on by his ambitious wife to join the SS and enlist as aide to Heydrich, chief strategist of "the final solution." Their compelling stories make Holocaust a riveting and unforgettable experience
Evel Knievel( Visual )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical feature film about the life of daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel
The deliberate stranger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one really knew him. Not local politicians awed by his " Kennedy-like" presence. Not the coeds he charmed. And when the nation found out who Ted Bundy was, it was too late to save the lives of innocent young women nationwide
Robert Kennedy and his times( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is a personal portrait of Robert Kennedy, who was one of the most controversial men of the century. Featured are the turbulent times in which he lived including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the American entry into Vietnam, and how the eventual protest against it were all shaped by Bobby Kennedy
Billionaire Boys Club by Marvin J Chomsky( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the case that captivated headlines in the early '80s, this cult classic exposes the shocking true story of Joe Hunt. A group of rich young men form a club so that they can double their money. As the club grows, so does their greed
Attica( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1971, at Attica State Correctional Facility, the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. history happened. The prisoners held the prison staff hostage until their needs were met. Before negotiations were through, many were dead
Roots( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow
Inside the Third Reich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, who was Adolf Hitler's personal architect and confidant. The corruption of innocence that led to an honorable man becoming an instrument of Adolf Hitler's reign of terror begins as a young architect is promised immortality in exchange for total devotion
Victory at Entebbe by David L., executive producer Wolper( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hijacking was executed flawlessly. Minutes after departing Athens on June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was commandeered by militant German and Palestinian terrorists. On board were 256 passengers and crew, 106 of them Jewish. Their new destination: Entebbe Airport in Uganda. Their only hope: a desperate rescue by Israeli commandos
Roots( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
 
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Chomsky, Marvin

Chomsky, Marvin 1929-

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Marvin Chomsky

Marvin J. Chomsky Amerikaans filmregisseur

Marvin J. Chomsky réalisateur américain

Marvin J. Chomsky regista statunitense

Marvin J. Chomsky US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Марвин Чомски

مارفن تشومسكي

ماروین جی. چومسکی

マーヴィン・J・チョムスキー

馬文·J·喬姆斯基

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