WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Van 1916-2008

Overview
Works: 567 works in 1,214 publications in 7 languages and 19,071 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  War films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  History  Legal films  Biographical films  Naval history 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Author, Other, Speaker, Dancer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Van Johnson
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

76 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
The Caine mutiny by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

45 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
The last time I saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )

135 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

58 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
Yours, mine and ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Thirty seconds over Tokyo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1942, tells the story of the first B-25 crews, under the command of General Jimmy Doolittle, training for a bombing mission over Japan
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

20 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
Frank Capra's state of the union by Frank Capra( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
In the good old summertime( Visual )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
Where angels go, trouble follows by Columbia Pictures( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The wry but wise Mother Superior of St. Francis Academy For Girls accompanies a group of nuns including modern, progressive Sister George, with their high-spirited students on a bus trip across America to a California peace rally. Along the way, they encounter a series of adventures that include multiple bus problems, an overnight stay at a Catholic school for boys run by Father Chase, a Western dude ranch owned by millionaire Mr. Farriday, a flamboyant movie director shooting a Western on location, and a bunch of menacing biker toughs"--IMDb
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by R Browning( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous children's fairy tale is retold with warmth and understanding as the mysterious ratcatcher comes to the town of Hamelin and promises to rid the town of its unwelcome guests for a price
The end of the affair by Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Madame Curie by Ju li( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Marie Sklodowska of Poland dreamed of being something more than being just a wife and mother. She defied convention to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne and with Pierre Curie, the professor who became her husband, goes on to make one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th-century science
Go for broke!( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trimphant look at the grit and guts of the Japanese-Americans who made up the 442nd regiment during World War II. Dealing with their prejudiced commander and facing battlefront horrors with true heroism and team spirit earned them national respect
The human comedy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A heartwarming look at family and friendship, and the poignant story of high school student Homer Macauley and the lives he touches while delivering telegrams throughout his small California town during the troubling years of World War II. Moving and timeless, a masterful celebration of the American way of life
Command decision( Visual )

6 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
Great cinema : 15 films( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale of two cities: A British barrister falls in love with a comely French lass who marries another. When her husband returns to Paris to rescue a family retainer he himself is imprisoned. The barrister then comes up with a daring plan to save the lass's husband
Clowning around( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In and out of foster homes most of his life, 14-year-old Sim wants to be a professional circus clown. Sim runs away from his foster parents and sets off on an exciting adventure that takes him from Australia to Paris
The decade you were born( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 50s your parents spurred the biggest story of the 20th century, the rise of the middle class, and millions of Americans left the cities for the suburbs to own a home of their own, a building boom was on. This was the decade where people built Bomb Shelters, if you were born in the early fifties you are a baby Boomer, the most influential and powerful group of Americans ever born
The decade you were born( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you were born in the 40s, your decade began with the election of Franklin Delano Roosevelt to an unprecedented third term, the country was isolationist, American workers got the forty hour work week, Walt Disney Studios released Fantasia and Pinocchio, Nylon stockings went on sale for the first time, and Glen Miller wrote the decade's signature song, In the Mood
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Caine mutiny
Alternative Names
Johnson, Charles Van

Johnson, Charles Van 1916-2008

Johnson, Charles Van Dell 1916-2008

Johnson, Van 1916-

Van Johnson acteur

Van Johnson acteur américain

Van Johnson aktor amerykański

Van Johnson amerikanischer Schauspieler

Van Johnson attore cinematografico, attore televisivo e ballerino statunitense

Van Johnson, Charles

Ван Джонсон

ואן ג'ונסון שחקן אמריקאי

ون جانسون بازیگر آمریکایی

ヴァン・ジョンソン

范·強森

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The Caine mutinyTill the clouds roll byYours, mine and oursThirty seconds over TokyoBattlegroundFrank Capra's state of the unionThe end of the affairCommand decision