Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Uniform Title Pawnbroker (Motion picture)
Title The pawnbroker / Ely Landau and Herbert R. Steinmann present ; produced by Roger Lewis, Philip Langner ; screenplay, Morton Fine, David Friedkin ; an Ely Landau production ; directed by Sidney Lumet.

Publication Info. [Chicago, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  DVD PAWNBROKER    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Audio Visual  DVD PAWNBROKER    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Adult Department  DVD PAWNBROKER    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PAWNBROKER    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD video rda
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen; mono.
Cast Rod Steiger, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Brock Peters, Jaime Sanchez.
Credits Director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; editor, Ralph Rosenblum ; music, Quincy Jones.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
Based on the novel by Edward Lewis Wallant.
Summary Sol Nazerman is a survivor of a WWII Nazi death camp where his wife, parents and children were murdered. His soul robbed of hope, he takes refuge in misery and a bitter condemnation of humanity while managing a Harlem pawnshop. Working with Sol in the pawn shop is an ambitious man named Ortiz, whose own views and aspirations differ greatly from those of his embittered boss.
Subject Pawnbrokers -- Drama.
Holocaust survivors -- Drama.
Flashbacks -- Drama.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011, film director.
Landau, Ely, film producer.
Steinmann, Herbert R., 1902-1990, film producer.
Lewis, Roger, 1918-1984, film producer.
Fine, Morton, 1916-1991, screenwriter.
Friedkin, David, screenwriter.
Steiger, Rod, 1925-2002, actor.
Fitzgerald, Geraldine, 1913-2005, actor.
Langner, Philip, film producer.
Peters, Brock, actor.
Sánchez, Jaime, 1938- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Wallant, Edward Lewis, 1926-1962. Pawnbroker.
Olive Films.
Standard No. 887090076302
Music No. OF763 Olive Films
Add a Review