Thursday, 30 January 2014

Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre (Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning) - Johanna Spyri FREE PDF DOWNLOAD | ebook

Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre (Heidi's Years of Wandering and Learning +Maven Scientists 

Heidi (pronounced [ˈhaɪdi]) is a Swiss work of fiction, originally published in two parts as Heidi's years of learning and travel(German: Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre) and Heidi makes use of what she has learned. (German: Heidi kann brauchen, was sie gelernt hat). It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her grandfather's care, in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children" (as quoted from its subtitle) in 1880 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri.

Heidi is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.

Film, television and theatrical adaptations

About 20 film or television productions of the original story have been made. The Heidi films were popular far and wide, becoming a huge hit and an iconic animated series in several countries around the world. The only incarnation of the Japanese-produced animated TV series to reach the English language was a dubbed feature-length compilation movie using the most pivotal episodes of the television series, released on video in the United States in 1985. Although the original book describes Heidi as having dark, curly hair, she is usually portrayed as blonde.

Versions of the story include:
Heidi, a 1937 motion picture which starred Shirley Temple in the title role.
Heidi, a 1952 film in Swiss German and German, directed by Luigi Comencini, starring Elsbeth Sigmund (filmed on location in Switzerland), and followed by a sequel, Heidi and Peter, in 1955, directed by Franz Schnyder, also starring Ms. Sigmund.
A Gift for Heidi (1958), by George Templeton.
Heidi (1959), music by Clay Warnick, adapted by William Friedberg with Neil Simon.
Heidi, a 1968 television movie which starred Jennifer Edwards with Maximilian Schell and Michael Redgrave. Infamous for interrupting an American football game that was broadcast the same day.
Heidi, Girl of the Alps, a 1974 Japanese anime series directed by Isao Takahata for Zuiyo Eizo (later, Nippon Animation), dubbed into various languages. Compiled into an English-dubbed movie entitled The Story of Heidi.
Heidi, a 1974 BBC adaptation starring Emma Blake.
Heidi, a 1978 26-episode Swiss/German television series, starring Katia Polletin as the young heroine, which was dubbed into various languages, including English.
The New Adventures of Heidi (1978), directed by Ralph Senensky.
Heidi's Song, a 1982 animated film produced by Hanna-Barbera.
Heidi, a two-part television miniseries from 1993, starring Noley Thornton as Heidi. Co-stars included Jane Seymour as Miss Rottenmeier, Jason Robards as Grandfather and Lexi Randall as Clara.
Heidi, a 1995 animated film.
Heidi, a 2005 animated film.
Heidi, a 2005 live action film directed by Paul Marcus.
Heidi 4 Paws, a comedic 2008 adaptation featuring talking dogs with the voice of Angela Lansbury.

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