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North, Edmund H. 1911-1990

Overview
Works: 115 works in 387 publications in 8 languages and 10,436 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Military history  History  Fiction  Motion picture plays  Biography  Western films  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, Other, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edmund H North
The day the earth stood still by Edmund H North ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this influencial sci-fi classic produced in the early 50s, a spaceship lands in Washington, D.C. capturing the attention of the world. But the alien emissary it brings refuses to reveal his mission to any single government, leaving the military, the politicians, and millions of ordinary people to wait in fear. Soon their distrust turns to calls for violence. But one young woman and her son befriend him ... and soon realize that they may be all that stands between the human race and total destruction
Patton by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
78 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of General Patton in World War II whose military brilliance was balanced by his inability to deal with the social and political aspects of war, causing him difficulties in his dealings with the War Department
In a lonely place by Nicholas Ray ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dixon Steele is an alcoholic screenwriter who has some success but is now in the midst of a long dry spell. One of his neighbors is Laurel Gray, a would-be actress and a smart cookie. Steele is a bitter, angry man who succeeds in insulting everyone he sees while drinking at noon in his usual hangout. Dix has taken a job adapting a trashy novel for the screen--but he doesn't want to read the book. The celebrity-obsessed coat check girl at his hangout has, however, and is happy to come home with him and give him a synopsis. Abruptly woken at 5:00 AM by a police detective, Dix learns that the girl was found murdered, and he was the last person to see her alive. Laurel gives him an alibi, and they begin seeing each other. Is Dix a lovable rebel, a disillusioned, cynical know-it-all, or a cold-blooded killer? How much danger will Laurel be in if she attempts to find out?
Sink the Bismarck! by Lewis Gilbert ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of one of World War II's most famous sea battles is brought to the screen in this exciting, semi-documentary style movie
Young man with a horn by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This "white hot drama about a red-hot jazzman" stars Kirk Douglas as talented, troubled hornsman Rick Martin. Rick's talent carries him from honkey-tonks to posh supper clubs...until his desperate search for the ilusive high note trapped in his mind but impossible to play starts him on a booze-soaked slide into the gutter
Damn the defiant! ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ship's commander must battle a mutinous crew and Napoleon's fleet in this rousing, historical adventure
Cowboy by Delmer Daves ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After losing all his money at poker, Tom Reece accepts a loan from a city slicker, Frank Harris, in exchange for a piece of Tom's cattle business. The two embark on a cattle drive, encountering hostile Indians and deadly stampedes as they go
Only the valiant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Cavalry officer volunteers for a suicidal mission to fight the hostile Apaches in an effort to prove his loyalty to his men and the woman he loves
The proud ones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a flood of lawless gunmen invades his once peaceful town, Marshal Cass Silver knows it's up to him to force them out. But the only chance he might have is to gain the help of a gunslinger named Thad, who wrongly believes the marshal is responsible for his father's death. To save the town, Silver will have to earn the aid, and trust, of a man sworn to send him to his grave!
Meteor by Edmund H North ( Book )
17 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in 8 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meteor by Ronald Neame ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Science fiction drama about a meteor on a collision course with the earth. There's one slim chance to divert disaster, but it means cooperation between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, and neither side trusts the other
Colorado territory by Raoul Walsh ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A western remake of the 1941 film noir High Sierra. Joel McCrea plays veteran outlaw Wes McQueen (Humphrey Bogart in the original) who escapes from jail and hopes to pull off one last big train robbery. McQueen doesn't care for his new partners -- except perhaps Colorado Carson (Virginia Mayo), a dance-hall girl who may be the only person who genuinely cares about his well-being. McQueen, meanwhile, also has eyes for Julie Ann (Dorothy Malone), who is newly arrived from the east and setting up a new farm with her father. With a $10,000 reward on his head, McQueen makes a futile bid for escape to the mountains, with tragic consequences
Patton : screenplay by Francis Ford Coppola ( Book )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
...the story of "Blood and guts" Patton, one of the most controversial American generals of World War Two ...The picture traces his career through the North African, Sicilian and European Campaigns
The story of movies the day the Earth stood still ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A flying saucer arrives in Washington, D.C. on a mission of peace, but its alien occupant, aided by a robot, is attacked and forced to find refuge with a widow and her son. After displaying his awesome power, the visitor warns the earth that it will be destroyed by the more advanced planets of the universe if it continues its present warlike behavior
Colorado territory (1949) shooting script by John Twist ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dishonored lady ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fashion editor of a successful magazine is leading a stressful life due to her hard working days and long nights of partying. Consulting a psychiatrist about her problem, she is told to simplify her life to take the stress away, so she quits her job, moves to a Greenwich Village apartment and takes up painting again. When she meets a man that's interested in her, her past comes back to haunt her when a former acquaintance turns up dead and she's implicated in his murder
The strange woman Dishonored lady ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The strange woman: A strong-willed young lady in 19th century Maine affects the lives of three very different men
Le jour où la terre s'arrêta The day the earth stood still by Robert Wise ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette : Venant d'une autre galaxie, Klaatu et son robot Gort atterrissent sur la Terre dans le but d'y établir une paix durable entre les hommes. Malgré la forme humaine de Klaatu, l'accueil qui lui est réservé est des plus hostiles. Hospitalisé, il parvient cependant à s'échapper et rencontre une jeune femme, qui devient son alliée
The day the Earth stood still : screenplay by Edmund H North ( Book )
7 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The day the Earth stood still Le jour où la Terre s'arrêta by Robert Wise ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A visitor from outer space comes with the warning that unless war is abolished, Earth will be destroyed by the more advanced planets of the universe
 
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Alternative Names
North, Edmund 1911-1990
North, Edmund Hall 1911-1990
ノース, エドマンド・H
Languages
English (211)
French (21)
Spanish (13)
German (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Swedish (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
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