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North, Alex

Works: 573 works in 1,847 publications in 6 languages and 28,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Composer, Author, Editor, Musician, Performer, Conductor, Other, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Contributor, Scenarist, Director, msd, Lyricist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

52 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,368 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 )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,996 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
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

48 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the post-war boom period of the late '40s, Willy Loman is an aging, traveling salesman, who despairs that his life his been lived in vain. Facing dispensability and insignificance in a heated, youthful economy, Willy is not ready to part with his cherished fantasies of an America that admires him for personable triumphs in the marketplace. But the reality is far more difficult than that, and the measure of Willy's self-delusion and contradictions is found in his two sons
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,811 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
Spartacus by Stanley Kubrick( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Espartaco, esclavo de Tracia, es vendido al preparador de gladiadores Léntulo Batiato. Durante su entrenamiento para el combate a muerte se enamora de otra esclava, Varinia. Un combate a muerte en la misma escuela de gladiadores, organizado por el deseo de unos patricios, hace pensar a los esclavos sobre su condición y, liderados por Espartaco, desatan una rebelión que con el tiempo llegará a amenazar a la misma Roma
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 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
Spartacus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatized account of the slave uprising led by laborer-turned-gladiator Spartacus, against the combined forces of the late Roman Republic. After escaping from a gladiator training ground, Spartacus convinces his fellow escapees to join him in an attempt to free all Roman slaves, and becomes the head of a massive revolt that threatens to overwhelm the power of Rome
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 857 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
The bad seed( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 766 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 children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

12 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teachers' lives are ruined after students begin to spread false accusations and rumors of lesbianism
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 709 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
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 643 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
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama, set in pre-World War II Mexico, about a dissolute Consul who misses his wife and drowns his sorrow in tequila. In spite of his drunkenness, he is all too aware of the threat of Nazism that is about to explode
John Huston's Wise blood( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 586 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.'
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and French and held by 579 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 )

10 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 513 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 N. Richard Nash( Visual )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in English and held by 511 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
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Alternative Names
A. North

Alex North

Alex North americký hudební skladatel

Alex North americký hudobný skladateľ

Alex North Amerikaans componist (1910-1991)

Alex North amerikansk komponist

Alex North amerikansk kompositör

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North, A.

North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт американский композитор

אלכס נורת' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی


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