WorldCat Identities

Qualen, John 1899-1987

Works: 74 works in 227 publications in 3 languages and 8,032 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Sports films  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Jungle films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer
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 )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a prison term he served for manslaughter, Tom Joad returns to find his family homestead overwhelmed by the weather and the greed of the banking industry. With little work potential on the horizon of the Oklahoma dust bowls, the entire family packs up and heads for the promised land - California. But the arduous trip and harsh living conditions they encounter offer little hope, and family unity offers as daunting a challenge as any other they face
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 696 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 William Dieterle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 642 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
Jungle book by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

58 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in English and French and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mowgli, a savage jungle boy raised by a pack of wild wolves, thwarts a group of thieves stealing a treasure from a lost jungle city
The long voyage home by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2007 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 460 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
Our daily bread and other films of the Great Depression by King Vidor( Visual )

17 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and German and held by 453 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
A patch of blue( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A blind white woman falls in love with a black man, much to the consternation of her racist mother
Rudyard Kipling's Jungle book( Visual )

16 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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 (Sabu), a boy raised by wolves. Although Mowgli loves his world and is able to communicate with his animal companions, somewhere within himself he harbors a longing to return to his human roots and to the village of his birth. Once there, however, the villagers turn again him in a fit of greed when they discover that he has knowledge of a buried treasure. It is up to him to save his family from these gluttonous villains. The greedy treasure hunters follow Mowgli to where the riches are hidden. There, greed turns to murder as each villager vies to take it all, and as all hell breaks loose, the film delves even deeper into sinistert suspense."--Case
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
Captain Kidd( Visual )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 261 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
Illegal( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big steal: Jane and Duke (alias Capt. Blake) accidently 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 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit of the eagle: "A legendary mapmaker roams the forests accompanied by a majestic golden eagle"--Container
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 138 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 104 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
Woman on the run( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convincing story of a wife trying to find her husband, who is a witness to a gangland murder, before the underworld does
An American romance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After arriving penniless in the United States, Czech immigrant Steve Dangos realizes America truly is the land of opportunity. He heads to the steel mills of Chicago, a decision that earns him wealth and power but one that puts him at odds with his workers when they try to unionize
Classic film noir double feature( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The scar: When a crooked gambler seeks to hide from a rival mobster, he hatches a plot to take the place of a psychiatrist that he's a dead-ringer for. But it's not long before the good doctor's secretary is on to his scheme
Song of Scheherazade( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unusually calm seas strand a Russian naval sailing ship off the port of Morocco. On shore leave, young midshipman and aspiring composer Nicolas Rimsky-Korakov meets the luminous Cara, a mysterious dancer whose poignant life reminds him of the fables "Scheherazade," the tragic heroine of 1001 Arabian Nights. Nicholas feelings for Cara inspire his most passionate work, but their romance seems doomed when the navy forces Cara to remain in Morocco and bans Rimsky-Korakov from composing any more music. Nicholas is painfully torn between devotion to his homeland, his music and his cherished Cara
The Sidney Poitier collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edge of the city: If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader, join forces against a corrupt New York waterfront union official. The two share a bond that cuts across society's black/white divide. A patch of blue: Selena D'Arcy is accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother, Rose-Ann, at the age of five. For the next 13 years she is confined in the tiny Los Angeles apartment that they share with her grandfather. One afternoon at the local park, Selena meets Gordon Ralfe, an office worker whose kind treatment of her results in her falling in love with him, unaware that he is black. They continue to meet in the park every afternoon and he teaches her how to get along in the city. But when Rose-Ann learns of their relationship, she forbids Selena from having anything more to do with him. Selena continues to meet Gordon despite Rose-Ann's fury. Something of value: In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom. A warm December: Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter have arrived in London for a month long visit. They are there for dirt-bike racing competition and unexpectedly, the widowed Dr. Younger begins a new romance. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually and Dr. Younger begins to understand what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her
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Alternative Names
John Qualen 1899–1987; Canadian-American actor of Norwegian origin

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John Qualen kanadischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler norwegischer Herkunft

Kvalen, Johan Mandt 1899-1987

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Kvalen, John 1899-1987

Oleson, John 1899-1987

Qualen, John M. 1899-1987

Qualen, John T. 1899-1987

Τζον Κουάλεν

جان کوالن بازیگر آمریکایی

English (150)

German (2)

French (1)

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