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North, Alex

Works: 720 works in 1,612 publications in 8 languages and 23,122 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Audio adaptations  Musical settings  Juvenile works 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Editor, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Lyricist, Scenarist, Film editor, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alex North
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,181 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 Edward Albee ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,962 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 )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,548 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 )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 1,421 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 1,026 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 )
28 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a little man, his wife and sons caught in a reality that knows no escape
John Huston's wise blood ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 783 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.'
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 746 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 700 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 )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and German and held by 670 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 610 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 )
4 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 558 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
The dead by John Huston ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It is Christmas in Dublin at the turn of the century where a family is celebrating Twelfth Night. Music, dancing, conversation and wit abound, not to mention pure Irish charm - a charm exuded by Gabriel and his wife Gretta. But things may not be all they seem. Gretta reveals a dark but tender secret to her husband who suddenly understands that nothing between them, nor in his own life, can ever be the same again
The Rainmaker by Joseph Anthony ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the spell of a wandering charlatan named Starbuck, a lonely ranch girl blosssoms into full womanhood
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Todas las miradas están sobre el Vaticano, en espera del tradicional humo blanco, símbolo de la consumación de elección del siguiente Papa. En esta ocasión existe un riesgo mayor: el nuevo Pontifice puede ser la única persona capaz de traer la paz a un mundo al borde de una pesadilla nuclear. Surgida del Bestseller de Morris L. West, Las Sandalias del Pescador es una historia de intriga geopolítica y un interesante vistazo a los trámites del Vaticano. Anthony Queen encarna a un prisionero político ruso recién liberado, quien es el centro de atención al convertirse en el Papa Kiril Lakota
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 493 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 Very best of the Righteous Brothers unchained melody by Righteous Brothers ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1990 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lost in the stars by Maxwell Anderson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama focuses on race relations in South Africa and the conflict between good and evil
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 422 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
Bite the bullet by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 416 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
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Alternative Names
A. North
North, Alex
Soifer, Isadore.
Soifer, Isadore 1910-1991
English (192)
Spanish (13)
French (7)
German (6)
Italian (5)
Multiple languages (3)
Croatian (1)
Swedish (1)