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North, Alex

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

61 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,311 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 )

46 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freewheeling, headlong slide into the corrosive hell of a marriage twisted by years of hatred and humiliation
Good morning, Vietnam by Barry Levinson( Visual )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,769 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 Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willy Loman (Dustin Hoffman) has spent his entire life believing he and his family are bound for greatness. Struggling day to day as a traveling salesman, Willy begins to lose touch with reality and loses himself in the past. Meanwhile, his family, including wife Linda (Kate Reid) and sons Biff (Stephen Land) and Happy (John Malkovich) attempt to cope with Willy's self-destruction and the still-lingering ghosts of the past
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

43 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,092 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 )

27 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,092 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
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 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial. He has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity-- and a play that compresses epic extremee of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room"--Penguin Books
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 743 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 688 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 655 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 631 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 )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in turn-of-the century Dublin, at a holiday feast vibrant with food and spirit. A young couple at the party, Gretta and Gabriel Conroy, seem to have everything to be grateful for. But that night, a tenor's voice recalls poignant memories, and Gabriel learns of his wife's unforgotten young love
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 )

53 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor stars as the ambitious queen of Egypt whose involvement with Marc Anthony and Julius Caesar led to her eventual downfall and suicide
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 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 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 486 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 )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 477 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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