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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 )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,321 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 )

47 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,027 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 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features the widescreen version of the film. Extras include: how the movie came to be, actor improv, music of the movie, origin of the Good Morning Vietnam Sign-On, shooting in Thailand, an overview of the film a year later, and more
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,613 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 )

44 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cowboys and a young divorcee meet in the Nevada desert to try to find new lives
Irving Stone's The agony and the ecstasy by Carol Reed( Visual )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,097 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 )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 884 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 789 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 782 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 744 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 691 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 John Huston( Visual )

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

17 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 630 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.'
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 609 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
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and German and held by 547 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]
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

54 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, changes the course of history through her seduction of Julius Caesar and Marc Antony, two of Rome's greatest soldiers
The shoes of the fisherman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 512 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
John Grisham's The rainmaker by John Grisham( Visual )

6 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and German and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie lawyer in over his head on a high-profile case hires a feisty paralawyer who specializes in flunking the bar. Their chances of winning are slim to none, until they uncover a trail of corruption
Lost in the stars( Visual )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 491 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 479 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 compositor estadounidense

Alex North compositor estatunidenc

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' מלחין אמריקאי

أليكس نورث ملحن أمريكي

آلکس نورث آهنگساز آمریکایی

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亚历克士·诺斯

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