WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Van 1916-2008

Overview
Works: 473 works in 1,085 publications in 5 languages and 18,548 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
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Van Johnson
Brigadoon by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

67 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,090 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 )

23 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 1,721 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 Richard Brooks( Visual )

126 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A writer recalls his romance with a wealthy American girl in Paris
Till the clouds roll by by Richard Whorf( Visual )

48 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical biography portrayal concerning the life and music of composer, Jerome Kern. Incorporates excerpts from several of his popular musicals including 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

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 )

14 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 784 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 )

18 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How a group of American soldiers endured the Battle of the Bulge in 1944
In the good old summertime( Visual )

13 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 586 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
Frank Capra's state of the union( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 550 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 392 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 )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in English and held by 317 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 )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 303 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
Great cinema( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most stars
Madame Curie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in German and English and held by 288 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 )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 247 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
War movies WWII collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 193 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 174 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 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Susan moves with her father from America to England, she ends up falling in love with and marrying Sir John Ashwood, 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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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 amricain

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

Languages
English (410)

French (7)

Spanish (6)

German (5)

Italian (2)

Covers
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