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North, Alex

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Most widely held works by Alex North
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

64 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncensored version of the story of a repressed widow who visits her sister in New Orleans and is raped and driven mad by her brother-in-law
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drop in for drinks with George and Martha. Nothing fancy, just a freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation"--Container
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the widescreen version of the film. Extras include: how the movie came to be, actor improv, music of the movie, origin of the Good Morning Vietnam sign-on, shooting in Thailand, an overview of the film a year later, and more
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,637 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)
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pope Julius II commissions Michelangelo 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
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

44 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,091 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
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 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 )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the life of an unsuccessful travelling salesman
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 777 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 746 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 )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teachers' lives are ruined after students begin to spread false accusations and rumors of lesbianism
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 654 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
John Huston's wise blood by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 630 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. Memories inspire him to take up, after initially refusing, to take on the part of a traveling preacher when a cab driver insists he looks like one in his new hat. 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.'
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dublin, hiver 1904. Les vieilles demoiselles Morhan organisent comme chaque année une soirée de réveillon, où les esprits les plus brillants et fortunés de la ville se pressent pour profiter de l'ambiance joyeuse. Parmi les convives, Gabriel Conroy le neveu favori des hôtes fait une entrée remarquée en compagnie de sa magnifique femme Gretta. Mais l'insouciance du moment est bientôt troublée par la mélancolie profonde de Gretta, dont la fantôme d'une douloureuse passion est réveillée par les récits et les chants de fête
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

56 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra tries to increase her power with help from the Roman Empire. Both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony fall for her. After Caesar's death Cleopatra seduces Mark Antony, but the couple soon face certain doom
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western. Follows a small, heroic band of Cheyenne Indians as they escape from a wretched Oklahoma reservation in 1878 and fight their way back to their homeland in the Yellowstone River country 1,500 miles away. [Library of Congress]
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 513 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 John Grisham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 507 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
Lost in the stars( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 491 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
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 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn to play a piano solo of "Unchained melody" without reading music
 
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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

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North

North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی

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亚历克士·诺斯

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