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Kerr, John 1931-2013

Overview
Works: 54 works in 226 publications in 6 languages and 5,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musicals  War films  Horror films  Original cast recordings  Fiction  Television series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, Costume designer
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Most widely held works about John Kerr
 
Most widely held works by John Kerr
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

71 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,464 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
South Pacific : original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 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)
Pit and the pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and French and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret--and plunges him into a mightmarish torture devised by a notorious master of the Inquisition
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Alan Birkinshaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Tea and sympathy by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a teenaged boy at a New England boarding school who is wrongly accused of homosexuality. The wife of a housemaster offers the boy her understanding and love when she finds that he is deeply troubled about the accusations and questioning himself
The Rodgers & Hammerstein collection by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of music: A young woman named Maria is uncertain about her decision to enter a religious order. While deciding what to do, she becomes the governess of the seven Von Trapp children who live with their widowed father, a former captain of the Austrian navy
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1943 and World War II rages on. The United States Navy has established several bases in the Solomon Islands, in preparation for an invasion towards New Guinea and the Central Pacific. On one of these islands lives a French planter named Emile de Becque. The Navy wishes to employ him to scout out the nearby Japanese held islands. To accomplish this task, de Becque is approached by Nellie Forbush, a US Navy nurse. Together they find refuge from the battles around them as their romance blooms
Tales of terror ; The pit and the pendulum ; The raven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
A dangerous method by David Cronenberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Cronenberg directs this drama based on the relationship between the two founding fathers of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. The film, which draws from both the stage play, 'Taking the Cure', by Christopher Hampton and the 1993 book, 'A Most Dangerous Method', by John Kerr, also portrays Jung's sexual affair with one of his female patients. Set in early 20th century Europe, the film traces the intense personal and professional relationship between Freud (Viggo Mortensen) and his protégé, Carl Jung (Michael Fassbender). When married family man Jung takes in beautiful young Russian patient Sabina Spielrin (Keira Knightley) for treatment at his clinic in Switzerland, she quickly becomes his muse and the two soon embark on a passionate sadomasochistic affair. Meanwhile, Freud and Jung's views and theories are developing in opposing directions, eventually leading to an insurmountable rift between the two
The crowded sky( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dana Andrews leads a top cast in a tale of two planes on a collision course with each other. And with destiny."--Container
Rodgers & Hammerstein's King and I( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king and I: (50th anniversary edition). Based on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who travels to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve the king of Siam as governess to his children
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oklahoma!: (50th Anniversary Edition) Set in Oklahoma territory of the early 1900's, this is the story of Curly and Laurey, who are in love with each other, and Jud, the hired man who also has feelings for Laurey
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carousel: (50th Anniversary edition) On the coast of Maine, a smooth-talking carny barker falls in love with a millworker
The Vincent Price collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witchfinder General: 1645 sees England in the grip of a bloody civil war. The structure of law and order has broken down. During this climate of fear, self-styled witch hunter, Matthew Hopkins tours the country preying on innocent victims in the name of the Lord
Vincent Price ; 5 movies ; Tales of terror ; Masque of the red death ; The pit and the pendulum ; The raven ; Madhouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist. The pit and the pendulum: A young Englishman visits a forbidding Spanish castle to investigate his sister's mysterious death and uncovers a sinister plot by his sister's husband to bury her alive. The raven: A former sorcerer learns from a colleague that his dead wife is alive and living at the castle of a rival wizard. Masque of the red death: While a plague ravages the countryside, the local nobility gathers at a sinister aristocrat's house for a masquerade ball. The revelers believe they are safe from the outside world until a mysterious guest appears and the guests succumb to horror one by one. Madhouse: After the grisly murder of his fiancée, horror movie actor Paul Toombes suffers a breakdown. When he returns to television some twelve years later, he finds the cast and crew are being murdered in the same manner as characters in his old movies
Rodgers & Hammerstein's sound of music( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sound of music: (40th anniversary edition) A young woman named Maria is uncertain about her decision to enter a religious order. While deciding what to do, she becomes the governess of the seven Von Trapp children who live with their widowed father, a former captain of the Austrian navy
Girl of the night( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... a sympathetic portrait of a young girl (Anne Francis in a strong performance) raised in a loveless home who drifts into a life of prostitution. Friendless and lonely, she's an easy target for her boozed-up madam (Kay Medford) and sadistic pimp (John Kerr) ... until a compassionate doctor (Lloyd Nolan) helps her unlock the secrets of her past and gain a sense of self-worth"--Container
El péndulo de la muerte( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

España, s. XVI. Francis llega a un lúgubre castillo en busca de su hermana muerta, con intención de regresar juntos a Londres. El viudo parece esconder un terrible secreto
The Fall of the house of Usher : Pit and the pendulum ; [the original classics]( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic horror tales
La chambre des tortures by Roger Corman( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in French and Multiple languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanté par d'horribles souvenirs d'enfance, Nicholas Medina, fils du plus célèbre assassin de l'Inquisition espagnole, est au bord de la folie. Mais quand sa femme infidèle feint d'être morte pour le pousser au pire, elle apprend à ses dépends le sens du mot "trahison". Car l'homme qu'elle veut détruire n'est pas seulement son juge et son jury ... il est aussi son bourreau!
 
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John Kerr acteur américain

John Kerr (actor)

John Kerr actor y abogado estadounidense

John Kerr Amerikaans acteur en advocaat

John Kerr amerikansk advokat och skådespelare

John Kerr amerikansk advokat og skodespelar

John Kerr amerikansk advokat og skuespiller

John Kerr attore statunitense

John Kerr (oyuncu)

John Kerr US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Kerr, John Grinham 1931-2013

Джон Керр

ג'ון קר

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ジョン・カー 俳優

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