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Johnson, Van 1916-2008

Overview
Works: 451 works in 1,023 publications in 5 languages and 18,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Naval history  Musical films  Juvenile works  History  Biographical films  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Brigadoon by Frederick Loewe( Visual )
62 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two vacationing Americans on a hunting trip become lost, and stumble upon Brigadoon, a small Scottish village not found on any current map, in which people harbour a mysterious secret and behave as if they were still living two hundred years in the past. One of the men falls in love with a townswoman, and has to decide where his heart lies
The Caine mutiny by Herman Wouk( Visual )
22 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A combat-weary, paranoic Captain Queeg, loses his nerve during a typhoon and is relieved of command by his first officer
The last time I saw Paris by Richard Brooks( Visual )
124 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris, and how he lost her
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )
46 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical based on the life of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: Showboat
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )
8 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Beardsley family of Northern California, this comedy tells the story of a widower and father of 10 who marries a widow with 8 of her own
Thirty seconds over Tokyo ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 1942, tells the story of the first B-25 crews, under the command of General Jimmy Doolittle, training for a bombing mission over Japan
In the good old summertime ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical remake of 'Shop around the corner' involving two feuding store employees who are unknowingly engaged in a romantic relationship as anonymous pen pals
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )
19 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How a group of American soldiers endured the Battle of the Bulge in 1944
Frank Capra's state of the union ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Bretaigne Windust( Visual )
30 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The famous children's fairy tale is retold with warmth and understanding as the mysterious ratcatcher comes to the town of Hamelin and promises to rid the town of its unwelcome guests for a price
Where angels go, trouble follows ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedic drama centering around nuns in a convent and the conflict between the traditional, rigid values of the Roman Catholic church and the liberalism of the 1960s
Command decision by Sam Wood( Visual )
9 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General Casey of the U.S. Army Air Forces in England must fight congressional representatives and his own chain of command to be allowed to complete an important mission
The end of the affair ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In England during World War II, an American writer and the bored wife of a British civil servant fall in love, then she mysteriously ends the affair
Madame Curie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in German and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Marie Sklodowska of Poland dreamed of being something more than being just a wife and mother. She defied convention to study physics and mathematics at the Sorbonne and with Pierre Curie, the professor who became her husband, goes on to make one of the greatest breakthroughs in 20th-century science
Great cinema ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most important stars
Go for broke! ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A triumphant look at the grit and guts of the Japanese-Americans who made up the 442nd regiment during World War II. Dealing with their prejudiced commander and facing battlefront horrors with true heroism and team spirit earned them national respect
Clowning around ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In and out of foster homes for most of his life, 14-year-old Sim wants nothing more than to be a professional circus clown. However, his new foster parents have other plans for him. But Sim won't let go of his dream and sets off on a series of exciting adventures taking him from Australia to Paris. With the support of friends collected along the way, Sim learns the art of clowning is more that just clowning around
War movies WWII collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
Esther Williams ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 1. "Bathing beauty" - 1944 .; Disc 2. "Easy to wed" - 1946 .; Disc 3. "On an island with you" - 1948 ; Disc 4. "Neptune's daughter) - 1949 Disc 5. "Dangerous when wet" - 1953
The white cliffs of Dover ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Susan (Dunne) moves with her father (Frank Morgan) from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood (Alan Marshal), an English baronet. But, before their son is born, Susan loses her husband to World War I. When World War II breaks out years later, her son's own tour of duty begins. Finding out whether he will return home safely or not makes for some of the most dramatic moments in motion picture history
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, Charles Van
Johnson, Charles Van 1916-2008
Johnson, Charles Van Dell 1916-2008
Johnson, Van 1916-
Van Johnson, Charles
Languages
English (400)
French (7)
German (5)
Spanish (4)
Italian (2)
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