WorldCat Identities

King, Henry 1886-1982

Overview
Works: 399 works in 1,571 publications in 7 languages and 18,019 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Action and adventure films  War films  Religious films  Romance films  Hagiographical films  Historical films  Western films 
Roles: Director, Actor, Commentator, Producer, Speaker, Author, Restager , fmd, Author of screenplay, Performer, Film editor, Adapter, Other, Scenarist, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry King
Twelve O'clock High by Henry King( Visual )

83 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commander of a U.S. bomber unit in Britain during World War II begins to crack under the strain
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of Kilimanjaro by Henry King( Visual )

174 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous writer, recovering from injuries on east Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro, reflects on whether any meaning can be found in his life
Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

77 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Bigelow, a smooth-talking carny man, falls in love with a millworker. Tragedy strikes these star-crossed lovers and their journey is not easy
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former carousel barker Billy Bigelow returns to Earth from heaven to help his high school daughter, previously unknown to him because before she was born, he was killed as he attempted a robbery
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until a miracle changes their minds, church and state officials persecute a simple, ingenuous peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of "a beautiful lady."
The sun also rises by Henry King( Visual )

23 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, 1922. Journaliste américain que la Grande Guerre laisse invalide, Jake Barnes renoue avec Lady Brett Ashley, l'infirmière qui l'a soigné et aimé. Si, entre eux, la passion renaît, intacte, l'amour semble impossible. Lors de vacances en Espagne, Barnes regarde Brett se jeter dans les bras d'un riche industriel qui la demande en mariage, puis d'un jeune torero rencontré lors d'une corrida à Pampelune. Mais le destin réserve encore à Barnes d'autant plus de surprises que la femme qu'il croyait à jamais perdue réapparaît, désormais prête à assumer son handicap...Une distribution brillante pour un film qui donne libre cours à un glamour aussi sensible dans l'expression des sentiments que flamboyant dans le style
Love is a many-splendored thing( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
Tol'able David by Henry King( Visual )

38 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-knit family in an idyllic West Virginia community is terrorized by three outlaw relatives
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

37 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Ringo is a notorious killer and the deadliest shot in the Old West. Though his appetite for bloodletting has waned, Jimmy is forced to stay on the run by young guns determined to shoot him down. After killing an upstart in self-defense, he escapes the boy's vengeful brothers to the nearby town of Cayenna. There, he hopes to convince his estranged wife to resume their life together. With more young men gunning for him, Ringo's fate lies in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit partner
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diffley has compiled a fascinating collection of periodical fiction published during the Civil War and Reconstruction. All of the stories are set during the war except Samuel Clemens' piece, which appeared in Atlantic Monthly and focused on the war's aftermath. Each story is briefly introduced and framed within the war. The majority of selections come from 19th-century literary periodicals published in the North, South, and West. They are uniformly strong and demonstrate how intertwined the home and war fronts were
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with a married woman and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
Love is a many-splendored thing by 20TH CENTURY FOX( Visual )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
The song of Bernadette by Henry King( Visual )

46 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until a miracle changes their minds, church and state officials persecute a simple, ingenuous peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary
The black swan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pirate Morgan is pardoned and made the new governor of Jamaica on one condition - he must stop his fellow pirates from doing their criminal actions
Jesse James by Henry King( Visual )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the most infamous bandit in the history of the West. Jesse James is the bold bandit whose name became synonymous with train hold-ups, daylight bank heists and every other daredevil crime associated with the lawless West of the 1800s
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger and his friend Charlie audition at a saloon in San Francisco's Barbary Coast. The number "Alexander's ragtime band" proves to be a sensation. Charlie soon falls in love with Stella who is the singer of the band. When Roger returns from World War I, he meets Stella and learns she and Charlie have married
The bravados by Henry King( Visual )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expert tracker and gunman is anxious to see justice exacted upon four violent men whom he believes raped and murdered his wife
Captain from Castile( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forced to flee his home during the Spanish Inquisition, nobleman Pedro De Vargas escapes with a beautiful peasant girl and joins Cortez on his dangerous expedition to conquer Mexico
In old Chicago( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on the O'Leary family, whose eldest boys achieve notoriety and power in 19th century Chicago. After Dion helps Jack get elected mayor, they lock horns over Chicago's slums. The whole town takes sides and then old Chicago is wiped out by the fire of 1871
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876
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CarouselRodgers and Hammerstein's CarouselTo live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876The song of Bernadette
Alternative Names
Henry King American film director

Henry King Amerikaans filmregisseur

Henry King director de cine estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estatunidenc

Henry King réalisateur américain

Henry King regista, attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Henry King regizor de film american

Henry King reżyser amerykański

Henry King US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

King, Henry

Генри Кинг

Генрі Кінг

Кинг, Генри

Хенри Кинг

הנרי קינג

הנרי קינג במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

هنري كينغ مخرج أفلام أمريكي

هنری کینگ کارگردان آمریکایی

هنری کینگ (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

킹, 헨리 1886-1982

キング, ヘンリー

ヘンリー・キング

亨利·金

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