WorldCat Identities

Qualen, John 1899-1987

Works: 89 works in 253 publications in 3 languages and 8,970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Musical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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 2,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Joad family and their migration to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma in the 1930s
The jungle book by Zoltan Korda( Visual )

82 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mowgli, a little boy raised by wolves in the jungle
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 764 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 651 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
The long voyage home by John Ford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 478 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 466 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
A patch of blue by Elizabeth Kata( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
Charlie Chan in Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 341 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
Our daily bread : and other films of the Great Depression( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our daily bread (King Vidor 1934) is 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 King Vidor. -- The fake newsreels "California Election News #1 and #2 (1934), were secretly produced by MGM as "dirty tricks" in the film industry's political war against Upton Sinclair. -- The River (Pare Lorentz 1937) dramatizes the stripping of the Mississipi River basin and the effort to restore this region. -- The Plow that broke the plains (Pare Lorentz 1936) focuses on the ecological and human tragedy of the Dust Bowl. -- Power and the Land (Rural Electrification Administration), elevates the photogenic Parkinson family to iconic figures of Americana. -- The New Frontier is a government documentary
Illegal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 241 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
Our daily bread by King Vidor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 227 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
Captain Kidd( Visual )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2003 in English and held by 189 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
10 movie adventure pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 179 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 )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 157 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
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
Hans Christian Andersen by Frank Loesser( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 129 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
Captain Kidd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate Captain Kidd tricks King William III into giving him royal orders, but enemies (whom he believes to be dead) return to see him hanged
Hollow triumph( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and held by 38 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 34 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 32 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
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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

English (164)

German (3)

French (1)

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