WorldCat Identities

Qualen, John 1899-1987

Overview
Works: 89 works in 290 publications in 3 languages and 8,718 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Children's films  Animated films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Musical films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Qualen
 
Most widely held works by John Qualen
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 2,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck's novel The Grapes of Wrath tells the specific story of the Joad family in order to illustrate the hardship and oppression suffered by migrant laborers during the Great Depression. It is an explicitly political tract that champions collectivist action by the lower classes over expressions of individualist self-interest and chastises corporate and banking elites for shortsighted policies meant to maximize profit even while forcing farmers into destitution and even starvation. -- from http://www.gradesaver.com (Sep. 9, 2011)
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

88 editions published between 1942 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is eventually drawn away from the jungle by Kitty, the beautiful daughter of Major Brydon. Mowgli soon faces a corrupt Captain Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand in marriage and a hand on the mythical treasures of Monkey City -- a place only Mowgli can find. Loyal animal friends Bagheera, Baloo and Grey Brother must help Mowgli survive the untamed peril
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness
The Devil and Daniel Webster by Douglas Moore( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
A patch of blue by Elizabeth Kata( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
The long voyage home by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1940; the merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive the long voyage home."--Container
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
Charlie Chan in Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chan battles an entire conspiracy filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect seems to have committed crimes in three places at once"--Container
Captain Kidd( Visual )

20 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's every man for himself when Charles Laughton bites into the role of infamous 17th century pirate captain William Kidd. Hoping to further increase his ill-gotten gains, Captain Kidd inveigles King William III (Henry Daniel) into appointing him the "patriotic" protector of a valuable treasure ship. Ostensibly hired to fend off enemy vessels, Kidd intends to steal the ship's cargo for himself with the aid of his swarthy lieutenants William Moore (Gilbert Roland) and Orange Povy (John Carradine). The romantic subplot is carried by "honest" brigand Adam Merry (Randolph Scott) and kidnapped noblewoman Lady Ann Falconer (Barbara Britton). Charles Laughton reprised his part in the 1952 farce Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd
Our daily bread : and other films of the Great Depression( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our daily bread: A depression-era drama in which a young couple leads a group of unemployed people in making a communal farm succeed. Includes a prologue to the movie by David Shepard. California election: Two fake newsreels used as conservative propaganda to paint the End Poverty in California's supporters as sluggardly, indecisive radicals as opposed to the respectable intelligent idealists of Republican incumbent Frank Merriam's camp. Secretly produced by MGM and Irving Thalberg. The plow that broke the plains. A visualization of the settlement and landscape changes to the Great Plains. The river: A record of the Mississippi River. Power and the land: Designed to convince American farmers of the necessity for rural electrification through farm cooperatives. Shows a dramatization of a family on an Ohio farm revealing the hardships of life on a non-electrical farm contrasted with the benefits brought by electricity. The new frontier: Shows how pioneers create a new community
Our daily bread by King Vidor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lost souls, haunted by vice, seek a better future on an [sic] gritty 'back to the land' commune in King Vidor's Great Depression epic drama. Idle masons, plumbers and carpenters are put to work creating, while former white-collar professionals are retrained in the art of manual labor. But all utopias have a dark side. Despite the overriding pioneering spirit; lust, proffering and deceit tarnish the ideals of the freethinking farmers while frustration and hopelessness corrode their dreams ... A mid-period film by legendary director King Vidor ... Our Daily Bread is evocative depression-era propaganda made outside the mainstream studio sysem ..."--Container
Illegal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidentally meet in Vera Cruz while chasing flim-flam man Fiske. Soon the local Inspector General (El Gato) is involved. Fiske races across Mexico, pursued by Jane and Duke, trailed by the real Capt. Blake. The crafty Inspector General is waiting for them in Tihuacan but they all give him the slip
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the eagle: "A legendary mapmaker roams the forests accompanied by a majestic golden eagle"--Container
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mowgli, a teenage boy raised by wolves in the wild, must fight evil in the jungle as well as greed in the hearts of men
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of "The Front Page," this is the story of a conniving newspaper editor who does not want to let his ex-wife retire from reporting just to marry someone else. He tricks her into covering the hottest story in town, the execution of a murderer
Jungle book : [includes 7 bonus movies]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. Jungle book: The original and grandest version of this well-known tale paints an exotic world of primitive peasant villages, dense, dark jungles, and alluring lagoons--all of which compose the surroundings of Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves. Africa express: An African trader, his chimp and a beautiful secret agent track a jungle bad man. Pets to the rescue: A brother and sister are held captive by a trio of ragtag crooks. But the siblings aren't alone--they-ve got a team of courageous pets on their side! Wind Dance: A young girl bonds with a spirited horse named Wind Dance after a riding accident leaves her unable to walk
Hans Christian Andersen by Frank Loesser( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hans Christian Andersen, a young Danish cobbler with a special gift of storytelling, weaves his tales of magic for the children of Copenhagen
Hollow triumph( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When med school dropout-turned-master criminal John Muller puts together a major casino heist, not everything goes as planned and a vindictive casino owner knows who's behind it. In order to hide, Muller must do whatever it takes to assume someone else's identity ... but how far is he willing to go?
Jungle book ; Africa express ; Pets to the rescue ; Wind dancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of four movies
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'homme qui tua Liberty VALANCE est devenu au même titre que la Chevauchée Fantastique un classique du genre western. James Stewart, sénateur tout-puissant de la ville de Shinbone, essaie de se débarrasser du plus dangereux criminel de la région : Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). Seul John Wayne, solitaire et intrépide cowboy, peut exécuter cette périlleuse mission. Un scénario époustouflant, un réalisateur exceptionnel (John Ford) et un duo inédit, John Wayne et James Stewart, font de ce western une oeuvre admirable. (Source : jaquette)
 
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The searchers
Alternative Names
John Qualen 1899–1987; Canadian-American actor of Norwegian origin

John Qualen Amerikaans acteur (1899-1987)

John Qualen amerikansk skådespelare

John Qualen amerikansk skodespelar

John Qualen amerikansk skuespiller

John Qualen amerykański aktor

John Qualen attore canadese

John Qualen kanadischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler norwegischer Herkunft

Kvalen, Johan Mandt 1899-1987

Kvalen, John

Kvalen, John 1899-1987

Oleson, John 1899-1987

Qualen, John M. 1899-1987

Qualen, John T. 1899-1987

Τζον Κουάλεν

Джон Кволен

جان کوالن بازیگر آمریکایی

جون كوالين

Languages
English (178)

German (3)

French (1)

Covers
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