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North, Alex

Works: 771 works in 1,676 publications in 8 languages and 25,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Musical films  Prison films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Editor, Musician, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Scenarist, Photographer, Interviewee, Film editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alex North
A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,269 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 )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,978 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 )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,743 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,473 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 )

27 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Divorcée et désenchantée, Roslyn Tabor se lie d'amitié avec un groupe de "désaxés" composé d'un cow-boy vieillissant, d'un mécanicien au cœur brisé et d'un cavalier de rodéo usé par le temps.A travers leur mode de vie Roslyn éprouve ses premières sensations de liberté, d'euphorie et de passion. Mais lorsque son idéalisme innocent se heurte à une réalité plus brutale, Roslyn doit prendre le risque de perdre leur amitié... et le seul vrai amour qu'elle ait connu
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 869 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 )

27 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the life of an unsuccessful travelling salesman
John Huston's wise blood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 781 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.'
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben 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
The bad seed( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and German and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the final day in the life of self-destructive British consul Geoffrey Firmin on the eve of World War II
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 636 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
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 536 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
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony( Visual )

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

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 511 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 )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 510 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 )

2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in the stars( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 472 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 jail house marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
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Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Alternative Names
A. North

Alex North americk hudebn skladatel

Alex North americk hudobn skladateľ

Alex North amerikansk komponist

Alex North amerikansk kompositr

Alex North compositeur amricain

Alex North compositore statunitense

Alex North US-amerikanischer Komponist


North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

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آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی



Good morning, VietnamDeath of a salesmanCheyenne autumnThe rose tattoo