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George Voskovec
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Date of Birth: Jun 19, 1905

Country: Czech Republic

Total Titles at Criticker: 18 - You've Seen 0

Biography last updated by Dunstan-xxx, and picture by Gauntlet

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Titles You Haven't Rated (18)
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Happy Days (1980)
Irene Worth stars in this production of Samuel Beckett's absurdist farce as Winnie, an impossibly optimistic woman who works diligently to maintain a sunny disposition despite the fact that she's literally buried waist-deep in a pile of dirt. Presented by the Broadway Theatre Archive series, this acclaimed televised adaptation staged by Andrei Serban also stars George Voskevec as Willie. (netflix)
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Somewhere in Time (1980)
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel. (imdb)
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Man on a Swing (1974)
A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only to the police, he suspects that the man may be more involved in the case than he lets on. (imdb)
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon. (imdb)
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The Desperate Ones (1967)
In 1941, two Polish brothers escape a Soviet gulag. Their only escape rout is through the impossible mountains of Afghanistan and the KGB is on their tale. (imdb)
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An Enemy of the People (1966)
Set in a Norwegian hamlet, this adaptation of playwright Henrik Ibsen's potent drama stars James Daly as Thomas Stockmann, an idealistic physician who discovers that the town's hot springs are contaminated. But with the community relying on the spa for tourist dollars, his warning to the powers that be -- and a hostile citizenry -- fall on deaf ears. The supporting cast includes Philip Bosco, James Olson and Kate Reid as Daly's resolute spouse.
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Mister Buddwing (1966)
An amnesiac wanders the streets of Manhattan, trying to solve the mystery of who he is. (imdb)
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one. (imdb)
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Hamlet (1964)
The highly successful 1964 Richard Burton Broadway production of "Hamlet", deliberately staged in the style of a "dress rehearsal", but performed in front of a live audience. (imdb)
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Butterfield 8 (1960)
Gloria Wandrous is a call girl with a disturbing past. Weston Liggett is a philandering lawyer unhappily married into a wealthy family... (imdb)
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The Bravados (1958)
Jim Douglas has been relentlessly pursuing the four outlaws who murdered his wife, but finds them in jail about to be hanged. While he waits to witness their execution, they escape; and the townspeople enlist Douglas' aid to recapture them. (imdb)
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Uncle Vanya (1957)
An elderly professor and his glamorous, much younger second wife, Yelena, visit a rural estate that supports their urban lifestyle. Two friends, Vanya, brother of the Professor's late first wife, who has long managed the estate, and Astrov, the local Doctor, both fall under Yelena's spell, while bemoaning the ennui of their provincial existence.
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12 Angry Men (1957)
A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court (imdb)
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The 27th Day (1957)
Five different people from five different countries suddenly disappearing from view. They have been gently abducted by the agent of a faraway dying planet, who gives each of the five earthlings a "killing capsule" that will destroy everything on Earth and allow the residents of the alien planet to re-colonize the planet--but which will be ineffective if not used after 27 days.
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The Iron Mistress (1952)
Barely historical presentation of the life of Jim Bowie. Here he goes to New Orleans to sell lumber but falls in love with Judalon. To match his rivals he must become sophisticated and does so. By the time he sells the mill, starts a plantation and tries to wed Jedualon the woman has wed playboy Phillipe. Along the way to true wisdom he designs a special knife made from part of a meteorite. (imdb)
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Anything Can Happen (1952)
George and Helen Pasashvily's colorful memoir Anything Can Happen was delightfully brought to the screen by the Paramount producing team of William Perlberg and George Seaton. Jose Ferrer heads the cast as Eastern European immigrant Giorgi Pasashvily, whose wide-eyed innocence and uncertain grasp of the English language causes him no end of trouble during his first months in America. Things take an upward turn when Giorgi falls in love with American girl Helen Watson (Kim Hunter). (allmovie.com)
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Crisis (1939)
A documentary about the conquest of Czechoslovakia by the Nazis just prior to World War 2. (imdb)
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Workers, Let
A Milk-Cannery baron, Jakub Simonides, is broken by the Canned Milk-Trust and, in his wanderings with a worker, Filip Kornet, he discovers he still owns a half-finished apartment-house. They rally the workers and complete the building for use as a collectivist dairy. The cooperative flourishes and after a chase/pursuit with the police, pratfalls, slapstick and various crashes, the workers buy out the Milk-Trust. (imdb)
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