WorldCat Identities

North, Alex

Works: 742 works in 1,798 publications in 8 languages and 25,699 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Television adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Composer, Author, Editor, Performer, Musician, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Contributor, Interviewee, Film editor, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alex North
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

28 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy set in a small New England town, a history professor and his wife invite the new math professor and his wife over to a "party after the party."
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member 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
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

57 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member 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
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome, 1508. Michel-Ange est chargé par le Pape Jules II de peindre les fresques du plafond de la Chapelle Sixtine. Cédant tour à tour à la passion fébrile et au découragement, le peintre génial supporte mal le comportement despotique du Pape. L'affrontement entre les deux grands est inévitable... (d'après la jaquette)
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial. He has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity-- and a play that compresses epic extremee of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room"--Penguin Books
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills out of forbidden-love and battle-of-the-sexes
The bad seed by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When teachers at an exclusive girls school discipline a vindictive girl, she slanderously accuses them of lesbianism and the teachers find that the lie is hard to disprove
Under the volcano by Malcolm Lowry( Visual )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member 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 dead by James Joyce( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past
John Huston's wise blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member 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 by John Ford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member 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 shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 518 WorldCat member 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
John Grisham's The rainmaker by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none until they uncover a trail of corruption
The Very best of the Righteous Brothers unchained melody by Righteous Brothers( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

66 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony
Lost in the stars( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama focuses on race relations in South Africa and the conflict between good and evil
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Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Alternative Names
A. North

Alex North americký hudební skladatel

Alex North americký hudobný skladateľ

Alex North Amerikaans componist (1910-1991)

Alex North amerikansk komponist

Alex North amerikansk kompositör

Alex North compositeur américain

Alex North compositore statunitense

Alex North US-amerikanischer Komponist


North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת'

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی



Good morning, VietnamDeath of a salesmanCheyenne autumn