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North, Alex

Overview
Works: 665 works in 1,535 publications in 8 languages and 21,227 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Biography  Audio adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Interviewee, Film editor, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Alex North, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Alex North
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,091 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 )
32 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,543 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 )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,408 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 )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,007 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
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller ( Recording )
30 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 906 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
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 735 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 by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 696 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 )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 673 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
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 593 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 2002 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When teachers at an exclusive girls school discipline a vindictive girl, she slanderously accuses them of lesbianism and the teachers find that the lie is hard to disprove
John Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 531 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.'
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 493 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 485 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 )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 479 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 by Maxwell Anderson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 437 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
Bite the bullet by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A former Rough Rider, a lovely but shady lady-in-distress, a drifting ex-cowboy, a young reckless cowboy, a haughty English sportsman, and a gutsy Pony Express rider come together to battle the trials of the rugged West in a grueling 700-mile horse race
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 409 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
The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 359 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
Dragonslayer by Matthew Robbins ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fire-breathing dragon terrorizes the 6th century British countryside whose only hope is an aging sorcerer. When he is killed before he can save the people, the task falls to his young apprentice
 
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Alternative Names
A. North
North
North, Alex
Soifer, Isadore.
Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991 Wirklicher Name
Languages
English (202)
German (20)
Spanish (19)
French (11)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (3)
Croatian (1)
Swedish (1)
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