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North, Alex

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the restless years following WWII, this is a story of Blanche DuBois, a fragile and neurotic woman on a desperate prowl for someplace in the world to call her own. 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 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,018 WorldCat member 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
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saigon, 1965: Adrian Cronauer, il disc-jockey più seguito dalle truppe americane, che sostituisce James Brown a Perry Como e prende in giro Nixon, viene rimosso dall'incarico a causa del suo anticonformismo. (Mereghetti)
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the post-war boom period of the late '40s, Willy Loman is an aging, traveling salesman, who despairs that his life his been lived in vain. Facing dispensability and insignificance in a heated, youthful economy, Willy is not ready to part with his cherished fantasies of an America that admires him for personable triumphs in the marketplace. But the reality is far more difficult than that, and the measure of Willy's self-delusion and contradictions is found in his two sons
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

44 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,092 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 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member 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
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 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
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 769 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
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 757 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
The bad seed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 754 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 )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 720 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 )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama, set in pre-World War II Mexico, about a dissolute Consul who misses his wife and drowns his sorrow in tequila. In spite of his drunkenness, he is all too aware of the threat of Nazism that is about to explode
John Huston's wise blood by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 633 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.'
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 612 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 605 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 555 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
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A confidence man, hired by a south-western rancher to produce rain within twenty-four hours for a drought-stricken farming area, brings hope and faith into the barren life of the rancher's frustrated daughter, who seems destined for spinsterhood in spite of her family's efforts to find her a husband
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 519 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
Lost in the stars( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 504 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 )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 470 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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Alex North compositor estadounidense

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Alex North compositore statunitense

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North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

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