Most widely held works about Alex North
Most widely held works by Alex North
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts.
A streetcar named Desire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,376 libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies.
Good morning, Vietnam ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 833 libraries worldwide
"Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms!"--Container.
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
26 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 libraries worldwide
The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape.
The misfits ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires.
The agony and the ecstasy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 libraries worldwide
When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
Good morning, Vietnam ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Imported by the Army for an early morning radio show in Vietnam, disc jockey Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) blasts the formerly staid, sanitized airwaves with a constant barrage of rapid-fire humor and the hottest hits from back home. The G.I.'s love him, but the brass is up in arms.
Under the volcano ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself.
The children's hour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove.
John Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
U.S. Army war veteran Hazel Motes may not be a believing Christian, but he somehow makes observations about the state of a run-down country church and understands that there are ridiculous frauds on the streets. When a cab driver insists he looks like a preacher in his new hat, Hazel takes on the part. He starts his own new Church of Truth, without the crucified Jesus. His first disciple is an 18-year old simpleton with a 'prophetic gift.'
Cheyenne autumn ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in German and English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
The rose tattoo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time.
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and German and held by 374 libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war.
Bite the bullet ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race.
Lost in the stars ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister, searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity, and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax.
The Rainmaker ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blossoms into full womanhood.
Jhon [sic] Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Traces the career of a religious fanatic who attempts to found a church without salvation.
Dragonslayer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes the sixth-century British countryside. The only hope for the beleagured citizens is an aging sorcerer. But when he is killed before he can save the people, the task falls to his young apprentice.
The Devil's Brigade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Misfit American GIs join efficient Canadian troops for commando tactics against the Nazis in Italy during World War II.
Cleopatra by Alex North ( Recording )
32 editions published between 1962 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Alcoholics All Souls' Day Biographical films Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) Cocktail parties Comedy films Consuls Cowboys Cronauer, Adrian Diplomats' spouses Disc jockeys Divorced people Drama Epic films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Historical films History Husband and wife Invective Irreligion Louisiana--New Orleans Lust Man-woman relationships Married people Melodrama Melodrama Mexico Michelangelo Buonarroti,--1475-1564 Motion picture music--Excerpts O'Connor, Flannery Prophecy Rodeos Rural churches Sisters Southern States Teachers Thrillers (Motion pictures) Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States Veterans Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam Vietnam War (1961-1975) War films Western films
Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991
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