WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Van 1916-2008

Overview
Works: 433 works in 1,113 publications in 6 languages and 18,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  War films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Legal films  Biographical films  Naval history  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Instrumentalist, Singer, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Van Johnson
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

72 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,088 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 Edward Dmytryk( Visual )

62 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War II, onboard a ship in the U.S. Pacific Fleet, an event occurs unlike any that the United States Navy has ever experienced. A ship's captain is removed from his command by his executive officer in an apparent outright act of mutiny. As the trial of the mutineers unfold, it comes to light that Captain Queeg was mentally unstable, perhaps even insane. The Navy must then decide if the Caine Mutiny is a criminal act or an act of courage to save a ship from destruction at the hands of her captain
The last time I saw Paris by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Visual )

122 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,509 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 )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal of the life and music of composer Jerome Kern
Yours, mine & ours by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed Navy nurse, Helen North, the mother of eight children, marries handsome Navy officer, Frank Beardsley, who is the father of ten
Thirty seconds over Tokyo( Visual )

15 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 788 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
Battleground by William A Wellman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows a group of soldiers through the Battle of the Bulge
Frank Capra's state of the union by Frank Capra( Visual )

24 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 593 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
In the good old summertime( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages 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
The Pied Piper of Hamelin by R Browning( Visual )

33 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 398 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 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The wry but wise Mother Superior of St. Francis Academy For Girls accompanies a group of nuns including modern, progressive Sister George, with their high-spirited students on a bus trip across America to a California peace rally. Along the way, they encounter a series of adventures that include multiple bus problems, an overnight stay at a Catholic school for boys run by Father Chase, a Western dude ranch owned by millionaire Mr. Farriday, a flamboyant movie director shooting a Western on location, and a bunch of menacing biker toughs"--IMDb
Command decision( Visual )

10 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
Great cinema( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most stars
The end of the affair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 306 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 by Ju li( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in German and English and held by 289 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
Go for broke!( Visual )

24 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trimphant 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
War movies WWII collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great World War II era movies projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
War classics( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casablanca express: Commando Al Cooper must foil the Nazi's attempt to capture Winston Churchill on the train to Casablanca
Clowning around( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In and out of foster homes most of his life, 14-year-old Sim wants to be a professional circus clown. Sim runs away from his foster parents and sets off on an exciting adventure that takes him from Australia to Paris
Esther Williams( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 176 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Caine mutiny
Alternative Names
Johnson, Charles Van

Johnson, Charles Van 1916-2008

Johnson, Charles Van Dell 1916-2008

Johnson, Van 1916-

Van Johnson acteur

Van Johnson acteur américain

Van Johnson aktor amerykański

Van Johnson amerikanischer Schauspieler

Van Johnson attore cinematografico, attore televisivo e ballerino statunitense

Van Johnson, Charles

Ван Джонсон

ون جانسون بازیگر آمریکایی

ヴァン・ジョンソン

范·強森

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The Caine mutinyTill the clouds roll byYours, mine & oursThirty seconds over TokyoBattlegroundFrank Capra's state of the unionThe Pied Piper of HamelinCommand decisionThe end of the affair