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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 )

60 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,356 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 )

49 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,016 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 1,793 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 Arthur Miller( Visual )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 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
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

28 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,088 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 )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 889 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 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 774 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
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )

30 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
The bad seed( Visual )

4 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 747 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 )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two teachers' lives are ruined after students begin to spread false accusations and rumors of lesbianism
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 656 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 by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the career of a religious fanatic who attempts to found a church without salvation
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

26 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 602 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 2013 in 7 languages and held by 597 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 555 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 )

7 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 525 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
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 515 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 496 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 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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Good morning, Vietnam
Alternative Names
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 compositor estadounidense

Alex North compositor estatunidenc

Alex North compositore statunitense

Alex North compozitor american

Alex North US-amerikanischer Komponist


North, Alex

Soifer, Isadore.

Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991

Άλεξ Νορθ

Алекс Норт

אלכס נורת' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی



Good morning, VietnamDeath of a salesmanCheyenne autumnAlex North, film composer