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North, Alex

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

43 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,279 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 Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Mike Nichols( Visual )

43 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,022 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 )

34 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Williams stars as the manic, nonconformist radio disc jockey Adrian Cronauer, who kept American troops in Vietnam entertained, but disgruntled those in charge
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 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 )

38 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,085 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
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

21 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 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
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 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 )

29 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer by Martin Ritt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 773 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 )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mother makes the tortuous discovery that her cherubic eight year old daughter harbors an innate desire to kill
The children's hour by William Wyler( Visual )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 685 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
Under the volcano by Malcolm Lowry( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 636 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
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 601 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
John Huston's wise blood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 573 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 )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt, from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her tumultous love affairs
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 514 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
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blossoms into full womanhood
Lost in the stars( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama focuses on race relations in South Africa and the conflict between good and evil
The Very best of the Righteous Brothers : unchained melody by Righteous Brothers( Recording )

18 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn to play a piano solo of "Unchained melody" without reading music
 
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A. 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

Alex North compositeur américain

Alex North compositore statunitense

Alex North US-amerikanischer Komponist

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North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת'

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی

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亚历克士·诺斯

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