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King, Henry 1886-1982

Overview
Works: 301 works in 931 publications in 6 languages and 15,759 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  War films  Musical films  Film and video adaptations  Silent films  Music 
Roles: Director, Actor, Commentator, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Performer, Film editor, Producer, Scenarist, Creator, 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 )
51 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,965 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 )
116 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama about a successful but disillusioned writer who, near death from a hunting wound in Africa, reviews his amorous intrigues and his experiences as hunter and world traveler
Carousel by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,253 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 )
35 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A widowed Eurasian doctor and an American war correspondent stationed in Hong Kong begin and 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 )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 847 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 )
40 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 819 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 589 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 black swan by Henry King ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 556 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
The sun also rises by Henry King ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris, 1922. Journaliste américain que la Grande Guerre laisse invalide, Jake Barnes renoue avec Lady Brett Ashley, l'infirmière qui l'a soigné et aimé. Si, entre eux, la passion renaît, intacte, l'amour semble impossible. Lors de vacances en Espagne, Barnes regarde Brett se jeter dans les bras d'un riche industriel qui la demande en mariage, puis d'un jeune torero rencontré lors d'une corrida à Pampelune. Mais le destin réserve encore à Barnes d'autant plus de surprises que la femme qu'il croyait à jamais perdue réapparaît, désormais prête à assumer son handicap...Une distribution brillante pour un film qui donne libre cours à un glamour aussi sensible dans l'expression des sentiments que flamboyant dans le style
The gunfighter by Henry King ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 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 )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of how King David brought sorrow to his land when he fell in love with a married woman and arranged her husband's murder, which brings down the wrath of God. David must rediscover his faith in God to save those around him and himself
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 444 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 )
33 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Action, adventure, humor and romance traces the lives of Jesse James and his brother, Frank, from their early days as peaceful Missouri farmers through their guts and glory outlaw escapades, ending with Jesse's death at the hands of Bob Ford
In old Chicago by Henry King ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 407 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 )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim Douglas rides into town the night before the hanging of four outlaws. He's been on their trail, believing they raped and killed his wife. Hours before the execution the four escape, taking a beautiful young woman hostage. A murderous race to the Mexican border follows
Captain from Castile ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 321 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
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 )
6 editions published between 1941 and 2004 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cocky American flier joins the RAF to be near the woman he loves, a London-based singer
Tol'able David ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A close-knit family in an idyllic West Virginia community is terrorized by three outlaw relatives
O. Henry's full house ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
 
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King, Henry
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English (442)
Italian (10)
Multiple languages (6)
French (5)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
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