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King, Henry 1886-1982

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Most widely held works by Henry King
Carousel by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

99 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,153 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
Twelve O'clock High by Henry King( Visual )

84 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,992 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 )

205 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,919 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
Franz Werfel's The song of Bernadette by Henry King( Visual )

59 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and state officials persecute a simple peasant girl who claims to have seen a vision of "a beautiful lady" at the site of what becomes the Shrine of Lourdes
Love is a many-splendored thing by Suyin Han( Visual )

49 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 999 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
The sun also rises by Henry King( Visual )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 622 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
Alexander's ragtime band( Visual )

15 editions published between 1938 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 576 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
Black Swan by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

19 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 554 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. Bonus features include commentaries, restoration comparison, and more
Tol'able David by Henry King( Visual )

37 editions published between 1921 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A close-knit family in an idyllic West Virginia community is terrorized by three outlaw relatives
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 503 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
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diffley has compiled a fascinating collection of periodical fiction published during the Civil War and Reconstruction. All of the stories are set during the war except Samuel Clemens' piece, which appeared in Atlantic Monthly and focused on the war's aftermath. Each story is briefly introduced and framed within the war. The majority of selections come from 19th-century literary periodicals published in the North, South, and West. They are uniformly strong and demonstrate how intertwined the home and war fronts were
David and Bathsheba by Henry King( Visual )

22 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 494 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
Jesse James by Henry King( Visual )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 449 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 by Henry King( Visual )

20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 404 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 )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expert tracker and gunman is anxious to see justice exacted upon four violent men whom he believes raped and murdered his wife
Captain from Castile( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in English and held by 338 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
O. Henry's full house( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Steinbeck introduces dramatizations of five of O. Henry's short stories
A Yank in the R.A.F.( Visual )

12 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cocky American flier joins the RAF to be near the woman he loves, a London-based singer
Stella Dallas by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even after her marriage to well-bred Stephen Dallas ends, irrepressible Stella is determined to give their daughter the life she never had. When it comes down to her child's happiness versus her own, Stella's sacrifice is the epitome of bravery
Wilson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilson's career is traced from his tenure as Princeton University president and governor of New Jersey through his successful campaign and years at the White House
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
To live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876
Ernest Hemingway's The snows of KilimanjaroFranz Werfel's The song of BernadetteTo live and die : collected stories of the Civil War, 1861-1876
Alternative Names
Henry King American film director

Henry King Amerikaans filmregisseur

Henry King director de cine estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estadounidense

Henry King director de cinema estatunidenc

Henry King réalisateur américain

Henry King regista, attore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Henry King regizor de film american

Henry King reżyser amerykański

Henry King US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

King, Henry

Генрі Кінг

Кинг, Генри

Хенри Кинг

הנרי קינג

הנרי קינג במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

هنري كينغ مخرج أفلام أمريكي

هنری کینگ کارگردان آمریکایی

هنری کینگ (کارگردان) کارگردان آمریکایی

킹, 헨리 1886-1982

キング, ヘンリー