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Newman, Alfred 1901-1970

Overview
Works: 1,521 works in 3,422 publications in 6 languages and 48,851 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Western films  Musical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Animated films  War films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, msd, Producer, Musician, Arranger, Director, Instrumentalist, Adapter, Illustrator, Compiler, Former owner, Lyricist, 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 2,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 maneuvers 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 critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hapless factory worker cracks under the strain of his job and is sent off in a paddy wagon. He then finds himself unemployed, on the streets of Depression America, where he befriends a young woman fleeing childcare authorities, and they embark on a misadventure-filled search for happiness
The diary of Anne Frank by George Stevens( Visual )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the Nazi invasion of Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne and her family go into hiding in the confines of an attic. Anne's remarkable account of their lives, their growing fear of discovery, their deplorable living conditions and even the blooming of her first love are intimately depicted in this extraordinary portrait of humanity"--Container
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

23 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 2,027 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
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,437 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 )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This gritty World War II action drama starring Gregory Peck, Oscar-winner Dean Jagger, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merril and Millard Mitchell is seen as one of the most realistic portrayals of the heroics and perils of war. Convinced an Air Force commander is at the breaking point, Brigadier General Frank Savage (Peck) takes over his struggling bomber group. At first resentful and rebellious, the flyers gradually change as Savage guides them to amazing feats. But the stress of command soon takes its toll and the weary general reaches his own breaking point."--Page 4 of cover
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 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 )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis : El rey Arturo ha sido traicionado por las dos personas en las que más confiaba: su esposa, la bella Ginebra, y el más valeroso de sus caballeros, Sir Lancelot. Junto a su fiel Merlín, Arturo recuerda como los días felices que sucedieron a su casamiento con Ginebra y la creación de la Mesa Redonda se han tornado oscuros y amenazantes. Pero cuando creía que todo estaba perdido, descubrirá que todavía queda esperanza para su idílica Camelot
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

49 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King and I is the 1992 studio cast recording of the 1956 The King and I film. Ben Kingsley and Julie Andrews star in the mult-award winning musical, The King and I, recorded sumptuously by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra under John Mauceri. The recording also stars Peabo Bryson and Marilyn Horne
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

34 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

15 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This saga follows a family's move across the American west through generations
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 828 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 )

25 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 737 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
South Pacific : original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

25 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 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)
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 660 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
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 633 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
Broken arrow by Delmer Daves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom believes the Apaches are treated unfairly. After befriending their leader Cochise and arranging a truce, he is called upon by an Army General to negotiate a government peace treaty, but later is the target of a renegade ambush
The snake pit by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an emotional collapse a woman is placed in a mental institution by her husband. The severity of her depression causes her sympathetic doctor to try electric shock, hydrotherapy, and drugs, along with psychoanalysis
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Camelot
Alternative Names
Alfred Myumen

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 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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CamelotHow the West was won