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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 )

58 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,402 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 )

50 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drop in for drinks with George and Martha. Nothing fancy, just a freewheeling, headlong slide into an acid-laced marital cocktail mixed with equal parts humor, hatred and humiliation."--Container
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

36 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,796 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 )

44 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman) has spent his entire working life as a struggling travelling salesman, living under the illusion that he and his family are destined for success. In order to cope with his failures Willy lives in the past and begins to lose touch with reality. Willy's life takes a tragic turn when he is fired from his long-time job forcing him to live on handouts from his old friend Charlie (Charles Durning). His depression worsense as he comes to terms with life around him - his eldest son Biff (John Malkovich) is an unemployed kleptomaniac and younger son Happy (Stephen Lang) is a cynical womaniser. Willy feels particularly guilty about an affair wich has dictanced him from Biff. A broken man, Willy contemplates suicide rather than face the reality that his life has been a failure ... (Quelle: Umschlag)
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

26 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,117 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 )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,098 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
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 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 779 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
The bad seed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

14 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and German and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a vindictive little girl is disciplined in an exclusive girl's school, the child twists an overheard comment into slander. She accuses her teachers of lesbianism and her gullible grandmother spreads the gossip. Outraged, Karen and Martha fight back in court, but a child's lie is hard to disprove
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 652 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 )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 643 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.'
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

59 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra, the ambitious queen of Egypt who involves herself with Roman Marc Anthony and Julius Caesar, eventually suffers downfall and suicide
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 612 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 550 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 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A con-man trying to sell rainmaking powers to drought-stricken ranchers falls in love with a lonely ranch girl
The shoes of the fisherman by Michael Anderson( Visual )

9 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 traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the selection of the next Pope. But this time, much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world hovering on the edge of nuclear nightmare
Lost in the stars( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 508 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 )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages 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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Good morning, VietnamDeath of a salesmanCheyenne autumnThe rose tattooAlex North, film composer
Alternative Names
A. North

Alex North

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North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

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Алекс Норт

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أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

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