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Newman, Alfred 1901-1970

Overview
Works: 1,616 works in 3,645 publications in 6 languages and 51,960 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Musical films  Western films  Comedy films  War films  Musicals  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, msd, Producer, Musician, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Adapter, Creator, Illustrator, Compiler, Director, Lyricist, Former owner, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfred Newman
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

33 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and Supporting Actor. From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve manoevres her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue
The diary of Anne Frank by George Stevens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenaged Anne Frank, a Dutch Jew, perished along with most of her family in a concentration camp, but her hopes, dreams, and optimistic outlook have endured through the publication of her diary in 1952. Her diary conveys the precariousness of the Frank family and that of their fellow exiles, the Van Daan family and fussy dentist Mr. Dussel as they spent their time hiding from the Gestapo in a tiny Amsterdam attic
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine writer Schuyler 'Phil' Green, a widower who has just arrived with his mother and young son in New York, is assigned the task of writing an expose of anti-Semitism. As he searches for a new angle on the topic, he decides to pass as a Jew for several months, which causes no end of trouble for his ailing mother and young son. It also puts his new society girlfriend on the spot, since despite all her intellectual convictions, she cannot quite shake the vicious prejudices of her particular group. In the 40s, Hollywood began exploring serious social problems in an upfront manner, and while a trifle too earnest for some people, this film puts the 'gentleman's agreement' among gentiles to discriminate against Jews directly in the spotlight
How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although it deals with the disintegration of a Welsh mining family as seen through the eyes of its youngest member, the emphasis is on a positive sense of community highlighted by the physical isolation of the mining town. The strike is seen not as a unifying factor so much as a threat comparable to malicious rumour-mongering in its corrosive effects on the community
Twelve O'clock High by Henry King( Visual )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commander of a U.S. bomber unit in Britain during World War II begins to crack under the strain
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My darling Clementine: A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein's classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You're a better man than I am, Gunga Din." In that same vein, fans of classic action-adventures won't find any better film than this exhilarating tale, directed by George Stevens. Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. star as cheeky soldiers of Queen and Empire who never run short of battlefield gallantry and chin-up heroics as they combat a murderous sect in colonial India. Stevens skillfully orchestrates teeming battle sequences and boisterous humor. And Sam Jaffe memorably plays the title role of the lowly water-bearer who yearns to be a solder and seizes the chance to prove his mettle. The years go by, but the fact remains: Gunga Din is "the Hollywood action-adventure yarn" (Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide). - Container
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga d'une famille de pionniers qui traverse sur cinquante ans, les plaines, les rivières, la guerre de sécession, et voit surgir l'installation du chemin de fer
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Love is a many-splendored thing by Henry King( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution. They begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did the Russian princess Anastasia die at the hands of the Russian rebels during the Revolution, or did she in fact survive? Ingrid Bergman, winner of the 1956 Best Actress Oscar, plays the destitute woman who remarkably resembles the real Anastasia. She is chosen by two Russian courtiers to masquerade as the princess in order to gain ten million pounds. Meeting scepticism initially from the family, Anastasia wins her way into their hearts
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plain, middle-aged married man, Richard Sherman sends his wife Helen and his young son Ricky off to vacation at the seashore in Maine during a sultry summer in New York City. They escape but he must remain behind in the heat, to make money. He sees them off at the train station, promising to eat properly, and neither smoke nor drink. He will be sensible, not play around as soon as his wife leaves like so many other men. That is until he meets his new upstairs neighbor--subletting for the summer--a stunning, curvaceous, wide-eyed blonde with a giggly voice. Sherman is already prone to Walter-Mittyish fantasies, and in a flash his lively imagination goes into full gear as he battles the seven-year itch
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

25 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Joad, a paroled convict, returns to his family farm in the Oklahoma only to learn that the Joads have been forced off their land by dust storms and crop failures, and are joining other displaced families all migrating to California for work and a better life. After a grueling and dangerous trip, they arrive at a terrible migrant camp, full of starving families and surrounded by armed guards. Because of the terrible working conditions, some of the workers organize a strike. Tom attends a secret meeting of the strikers, which is discovered by the guards. As Tom tries to defend a friend from the attack, he inadvertently kills a guard and realizes he has to leave the family. He vows to continue fighting for social reform, and Ma Joad declares her intent to keep the family strong and carry on
South Pacific : original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Pacific overture (3:01) -- Dites-moi (1:16) -- Cock-eyed optimist (1:42) -- Twin soliloquies / Some enchanted evening (5:49) -- Bloody Mary (1:53) -- My girl back home (1:39) -- There is nothin' like a dame (3:47) -- Bali Ha'i (3:49) -- I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair (2:53) -- I'm in love with a wonderful guy (3:20) -- Younger than springtime (4:56) -- Happy talk (3:42) -- Honey bun (1:46) -- Carefully taught (1:13) -- This nearly was mine (2:09) -- Finale (2:59)
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A driven woman, linked by incestuous bonds to her now dead father, pathologically demands a love which her conventional, uncomprehending husband cannot give her. Except for the passing moment when she scatters her father's ashes to the wind, such obsessive passion cannot find fulfillment and impels her to revolt through acts of murder, abortion and suicide. The trial, at the film's end, a parody of normal legal processes, ultimately becomes an implicit statement of society's incomprehension of such inner strength twisted by the lack of understanding of those around her. DVD
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcellus is a Roman tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group of men that are assigned to crucify Jesus. After the crucifixion, he becomes drunk and wins Jesus' homespun robe. He becomes tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, but still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed
 
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Alternative Names
Alfred Myumen

Alfred Newman American composer

Alfred Newman americký hudební skladatel

Alfred Newman Amerikaans dirigent (1901-1970)

Alfred Newman amerykański kompozytor filmowy

Alfred Newman compositeur de musique de films, chef d'orchestre et pianiste

Alfred Newman compositor estadounidense

Alfred Newman compositor estatunidenc

Alfred Newman compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Alfred Newman compozitor american

Alfred Newman US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Alfrēds Ņūmens

Newman, Alfred

Newmann, A.

Альфред Ньюман американський композитор

Ньюман, Альфред

Ньюман, Альфред, 1901-1970.

אלפרד ניומן

אלפרד ניומן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

آلفرد نیومن

ألفريد نيومان ملحن أمريكي

ალფრედ ნიუმენი

앨프리드 뉴먼

アルフレッド・ニューマン

ニューマン, A.

ニューマン, アルフレッド

艾佛瑞·纽曼

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