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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 )

55 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,365 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 her Stella's husband Stanley
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,790 WorldCat member 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
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

42 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,694 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
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 1,111 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 6 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cowboys and a young divorcee meet in the Nevada desert to try to find new lives
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

Charley Partanna is a hit-man who works for the Prizzis, one of the richest crime syndicate families in the country. Unbeknownst to Charley, the Prizzis just hired Irene Walker, a free-lance killer, to eliminate someone who double-crossed them. When Irene and Charley fall in love their jobs become complicated, especially when each is given a contract that neither can go through with
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 781 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 754 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 753 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 727 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 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :La veille du 1er novembre 1938, la nuit s est abattue sur Cuernavaca et l animation est déjà vive dans les rues où l on prépare le Jour des morts. Geoffrey Firmin, ex-consul britannique, erre parmi la foule, ivre mort, pour oublier le départ de sa femme Yvonne. Imbibé de mezcal et rongé par le passé, il est devenu une figure tragique notoire. Mais, au petit matin, Yvonne réapparaît sans crier gare
John Huston's wise blood by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the strange career of a confused religious fanatic who attempts to found a church without salvation. While spreading his twisted religious message, he encounters a variety of unsavory would-be followers, one of whom eventually seals his own tragic fate
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor stars as the ambitious queen of Egypt whose involvement with Marc Anthony and Julius Caesar led to her eventual downfall
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 611 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 554 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]
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 520 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 517 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 506 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 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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Alex North amerikansk kompositör

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