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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 )

50 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,326 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 )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,988 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 )

37 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,830 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 Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman) has spent his entire life believing he and his family are bound for greatness. Struggling day to day as a traveling salesman, Willy begins to lose touch with reality and loses himself in the past. Meanwhile, his family, including wife Linda (Kate Reid) and sons Biff (Stephen Land) and Happy (John Malkovich) attempt to cope with Willy's self-destruction and the still-lingering ghosts of the past
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

35 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 886 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 765 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 )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A single mother, adopted herself as a small child, discovers the horrifying truth that within her seemingly angelic young daughter beats the heart of a cold-blooded serial murderer ... even as she learns that her own mother killed everyone else in her family. Now as more people die, one woman must make a terrible decision about the daughter she loves and desperately wants to protect in this classic thriller
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teachers' lives are ruined after students begin to spread false accusations and rumors of lesbianism
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 693 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
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 644 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

20 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 629 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 )

57 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
John Huston's Wise blood( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 582 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.'
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and French and held by 566 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 by Michael Anderson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English 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 Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony( Visual )

5 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con-man trying to sell rainmaking powers to drought-stricken ranchers falls in love with a lonely ranch girl
Lost in the stars( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 501 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 rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 470 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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A. North

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North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی