WorldCat Identities

North, Alex

Works: 665 works in 1,798 publications in 9 languages and 29,148 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Composer, Author, Editor, Performer, Conductor, Musician, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Interviewee, Film editor, Scenarist, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alex North
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,207 WorldCat member 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 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
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

55 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,067 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 )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman) has spent his entire working life as a struggling travelling salesman, living under the illusion that he and his family are destined for success. In order to cope with his failures Willy lives in the past and begins to lose touch with reality. Willy's life takes a tragic turn when he is fired from his long-time job forcing him to live on handouts from his old friend Charlie (Charles Durning). His depression worsense as he comes to terms with life around him - his eldest son Biff (John Malkovich) is an unemployed kleptomaniac and younger son Happy (Stephen Lang) is a cynical womaniser. Willy feels particularly guilty about an affair wich has dictanced him from Biff. A broken man, Willy contemplates suicide rather than face the reality that his life has been a failure ... (Quelle: Umschlag)
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

64 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,116 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 )

38 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama depicting Michelangelo's artistic conflicts with Pope Julius II, who commissions him to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Preceded by a documentary on the life and work of Michelangelo entitled "The artist who did not want to paint."
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

50 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 925 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
John Huston's wise blood by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 823 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.'
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 775 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 742 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 )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member 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
Under the volcano by Malcolm Lowry( Visual )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 680 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

22 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1878, trescientos indios de la tribu Cheyenne viven miserablemente en la reserva de Oklahoma. Movidos por la miseria de su gente, sus jefes deciden regresar a sus praderas natales. Esto significa un recorrido de varios centenares de kilómetros. La huida es descubierta y la caballería americana sale en persecución de los indios. En el primer combate mueren el comandante Braden y ocho de sus hombres. La noticia se propaga y millares de soldados son enviados a combatir contra los valerosos cheyennes
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in turn-of-the century Dublin, at a holiday feast vibrant with food and spirit. A young couple at the party, Gretta and Gabriel Conroy, seem to have everything to be grateful for. But that night, a tenor's voice recalls poignant memories, and Gabriel learns of his wife's unforgotten young love
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

64 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt, from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her tumultous love affairs
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 524 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
The Very best of the Righteous Brothers unchained melody by Righteous Brothers( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn to play a piano solo of "Unchained melody" without reading music
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
Lost in the stars by Kurt Weill( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member 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
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.17 for Good morni ... to 1.00 for Papers, 17 ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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