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King, Henry 1886-1982

Overview
Works: 316 works in 1,010 publications in 7 languages and 15,777 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Bible films  Biography  Fiction  War films  Musical films  Silent films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Director, Actor, Commentator, Performer, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Adapter, Producer, Creator, Scenarist, Other
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 )
48 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,962 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 )
146 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,486 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 )
53 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,173 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
Love is a many-splendored thing by Henry King ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,007 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
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and held by 897 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
The Song of Bernadette by Henry King ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 873 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
Alexander's ragtime band ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 587 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 sun also rises by Henry King ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of Americans that have become friends because of the war, spend their time in Europe in 1922, still living as if every day was their last
The gunfighter by Henry King ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 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
David and Bathsheba ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David, the King of Israel, falls in love with the wife (Bathsheba) of one of his men, risking God's wrath, his kingdom and the life of Bathsheba
The black swan ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 436 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
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 430 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."
Jesse James by Henry King ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 416 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
In old Chicago ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 412 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
The bravados by Henry King ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expert tracker and gunman (Peck) follows four violent men who he believes have raped and murdered his wife. He tracks down the criminals one by one-- until the stunning, powerful conclusion reveals a terrible secret that leaves him more desperate for salvation than revenge
Captain from Castile by Henry King ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 327 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
Tol'able David ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1921 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A close-knit family in an idyllic West Virginia community is terrorized by three outlaw relatives
Ernest Hemingway's snows of Kilimanjaro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 290 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
A Yank in the R.A.F ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cocky American flier joins the RAF to be near the woman he loves, a London-based singer
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
 
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King, Henry
Languages
English (440)
Spanish (35)
French (18)
German (14)
Multiple languages (12)
Italian (9)
Japanese (3)
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