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Hayes, Alfred 1911-1985

Works: 100 works in 391 publications in 8 languages and 5,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Film noir  Songs and music  History  Musical films  Interviews  Prison films  War films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author of dialog, Adapter, Other, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3515.A9367, 791.4372
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The girl on the Via Flaminia by Alfred Hayes( Book )

58 editions published between 1949 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Adapted from his best seller. Here is a merciless picture of hardened American conquerors abroad and their impact on pitifully defenseless people. A young American soldier takes on a pretty, fearful Italian girl to while away the tedious occupation. She consents with deep bitterness and restraint; the only jobs and bread are in the American kitchens. The country's pride is fiercely moral and the girl is stigmatized by the local police and populace. This is her final, mortal shame and she runs off into the night. He follows her but is too late. In another times and place they might have truly loved one another."--Publisher's description
In love by Alfred Hayes( Book )

51 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York in the 1950s. A man on a barstool is telling a story about a woman he met in a bar, early married and soon divorced, her child farmed out to her parents, good-looking, if a little past her prime. They'd gone out, they'd grown close, but as far as he was concerned it didn't add up to much. He was a busy man. Then one day, out dancing, she runs into a rich awkward lovelorn businessman. He'll pay for her to be his, pay her a lot. And now the narrator discovers that he is as much in love with her as she is with him, perhaps more, though it will take him a while to realize just how utterly lost he is
Lost in the stars( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Kumalo, a black South African minister searches the unfamiliar back alleys and shanty towns of Johannesburg for his son, Absalom. But Kumalo's unwavering faith is put to the test when he finds Absalom in jail facing a capital murder charge. Courage, dignity and sacrifice fall prey to the whirlwind of racist hypocrisy and hollow justice in Absalom's trial. Absalom's reunion and reconciliation with this father, his jailhouse marriage to his pregnant sweetheart, and his heroic determination to tell the truth set the stage for a tragic climax
My face for the world to see by Alfred Hayes( Book )

32 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My face for the world to see is set in Hollywood, where the tonic for anonymity is fame and you're only as real as your image. At a party, the narrator, a screenwriter, rescues a young woman who staggers with drunken determination into the Pacific. He is living far from his wife in New York and long ago shed any illusions about the value of his work. He just wants to be left alone. And yet without really meaning to, he gets involved with the young woman, who has, it seems, no illusions about love, especially with married men. She's a survivor, even if her beauty is a little battered from years of not quite making it in the pictures. She's just like him, he thinks, and as their casual relationship takes on an increasingly troubled and destructive intensity, it seems that might just be true, only not in the way he supposes -- Back cover
If I had a hammer : songs of hope & struggle by Pete Seeger( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Island in the sun by Robert Rossen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
Paisan = Paisà by Roberto Rossellini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the liberation of Italy at the end of World War II, and taking place across the country, from Sicily to the northern Po Valley. Looks at the struggles of different cultures to communicate and of people living their everyday lives in extreme circumstances
All thy conquests by Alfred Hayes( Book )

16 editions published between 1946 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just before the divorce; poems by Alfred Hayes( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the castle, poems by Alfred Hayes( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end of me by Alfred Hayes( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The temptation of Don Volpi by Alfred Hayes( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas:- "The gondola", "The beach at Ocean View", and the title story, about a Catholoc priest
Film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Pushover] A cop, staking out the apartment of a bank robber's girlfriend, makes a move on her to get information. But he makes the mistake of really falling for her, testing his loyalties with deadly results
Emerging arrangements in international payments - public and private by Alfred Hayes( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clash by night by Fritz Lang( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter and lonely, big city girl Mae Doyle, returns home to the sleepy fishing village of her childhood where she meets and marries Jerry, a local fisherman. Mae attempts to settle into her marriage and motherhood, but old habits die hard. Soon boredom and frustration take over and Mae finds herself entangled in an affair with a man she knows is no good--her husband's best friend
Human desire by Fritz Lang( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Korean War vet comes back to his job as a railroad engineer, and promptly falls prey to his boss' wife, starting a trail of deception, suspicion, and murder
The big time by Alfred Hayes( Book )

2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These thousand hills by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humble cowboy borrows money from his dance-girl girlfriend to buy a ranch, and then breaks up with her for another woman. The cowboy then runs for political office, but he first has to join a posse to catch his best friend who turned rustler
Jewish holiday dances by Corinne Chochem( Book )

3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stockbroker, the bitter young man, and the beautiful girl: a novel by Alfred Hayes( Book )

5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The girl on the Via Flaminia
In love
Alternative Names
Alfred Hayes Brits scenarioschrijver (1911-1985)

Alfred Hayes écrivain britannique

Alfred Hayes englischer Schriftsteller

Alfred Hayes sceneggiatore, scrittore e poeta britannico

Hayes, Alfred

Hayes, Alfred, 1911-

Альфред Хэйес

אלפרד הייז סופר בריטי

היז, אלפרד, 1911-

הייז, אלפרד, 1911-

ألفرد هايز

آلفرد هیز فیلمنامه‌نویس، نویسنده، و شاعر بریتانیایی

ヘイズ, アルフレッド

English (185)

German (21)

French (21)

Italian (20)

Spanish (9)

Catalan (4)

Dutch (2)

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