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Newman, Alfred 1901-1970

Overview
Works: 1,668 works in 3,780 publications in 6 languages and 54,829 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  History  Musical films  Western films  Comedy films  War films  Musicals  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, msd, Producer, Musician, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Adapter, Creator, Illustrator, Compiler, Director, Other, Former owner, Lyricist, Cinematographer , Actor, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alfred Newman
The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Joad, a paroled convict, returns to his family farm in the Oklahoma only to learn that the Joads have been forced off their land by dust storms and crop failures, and are joining other displaced families all migrating to California for work and a better life. After a grueling and dangerous trip, they arrive at a terrible migrant camp, full of starving families and surrounded by armed guards. Because of the terrible working conditions, some of the workers organize a strike. Tom attends a secret meeting of the strikers, which is discovered by the guards. As Tom tries to defend a friend from the attack, he inadvertently kills a guard and realizes he has to leave the family. He vows to continue fighting for social reform, and Ma Joad declares her intent to keep the family strong and carry on
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

34 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve maneuvers her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imaginative, often slapstick satire on the alienating and disruptive effects of mass production and automation. Charlie Chaplin, in his last portrayal of his famous character the Tramp, goes from a factory worker to jailbird to night watchman to singing waiter, beset on all fronts by bad luck, misunderstandings, and unfortunate circumstances beyond his control. Befriended only by a lovely but wild street waif, he labors against all odds to make a life for himself. Primarily a silent film with music, sound effects, and some spoken and sung dialogue
The diary of Anne Frank by George Stevens( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Following the Nazi invasion of Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne and her family go into hiding in the confines of an attic. Anne's remarkable account of their lives, their growing fear of discovery, their deplorable living conditions and even the blooming of her first love are intimately depicted in this extraordinary portrait of humanity"--Container
Gentleman's agreement by Elia Kazan( Visual )

27 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 2,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine writer Schuyler 'Phil' Green, a widower who has just arrived with his mother and young son in New York, is assigned the task of writing an expose of anti-Semitism. As he searches for a new angle on the topic, he decides to pass as a Jew for several months, which causes no end of trouble for his ailing mother and young son. This film puts the 'gentleman's agreement' among gentiles to discriminate against Jews directly in the spotlight
How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In John Ford's How green was my valley, Huw Morgan, now a middle-aged man leaving the mining town of Cwm Rhondda, recalls the events that most impressed themselves upon his younger self (Roddy McDowall). His first memories are of the marriage of his brother, Ivor (Patric Knowles), and the burgeoning romance of his sister, Angharad (Maureen O'Hara), and the new preacher, Mr. Gruffydd (Walter Pidgeon). Still too young to work in the local coal mine like his father, Gwilym (Donald Crisp), and his five older brothers, he senses the seriousness of an imminent strike by the rift it creates between his father and the other boys when three of them move out of the family abode. During the tensions of the strike, Huw saves his mother (Sara Allgood) from drowning and in so doing loses the use of his legs. As Gruffydd aids in Huw's recovery, insisting on a positive attitude, he suggests that it is only the first of many trials the boy will have to face
Twelve O'clock High by Henry King( Visual )

21 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commander of a U.S. bomber unit in Britain during World War II begins to crack under the strain
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

15 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise
Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlin taught King Arthur well. He establishes the perfect kingdom of Camelot, the best knights in the world at the Round Table, and even finds himself a kind, loving wife in Queen Guenevere. Then, along comes the French knight, Lancelot. At first hated by all, he eventually proves himself and becomes the King's best friend and the best knight of the Round Table. He also becomes the Queen's lover, no matter how guilty both feel. Alas, Camelot cannot last. For Mordred, the king's treacherous illegitimate son, catches on, and works to undo everything Arthur worked for
The King and I by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using lush orchestrations, this new production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic aims to set a new standard for this iconic musical. Features five-time Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara and Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe
Gunga Din by George Stevens( Visual )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three English soldier comrades battle the punjabs in India while accompanied by their lowly water-bearer Gunga Din, who longs to be a fighter himself
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saga d'une famille de pionniers qui traverse sur cinquante ans, les plaines, les rivières, la guerre de sécession, et voit surgir l'installation du chemin de fer
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

19 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British
Love is a many-splendored thing by Suyin Han( Visual )

11 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widowed doctor of both Chinese and European descent falls in love with a married American correspondent in Hong Kong during China's Communist revolution. They begin an intensely passionate affair, but when the journalist is transferred to Korea where war has broken out, tragedy strikes
Anastasia by Don Bluth( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress
The seven year itch by Billy Wilder( Visual )

37 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plain, middle-aged married man, Richard Sherman sends his wife Helen and his young son Ricky off to vacation at the seashore in Maine during a sultry summer in New York City. They escape but he must remain behind in the heat, to make money. He sees them off at the train station, promising to eat properly, and neither smoke nor drink. He will be sensible, not play around as soon as his wife leaves like so many other men. That is until he meets his new upstairs neighbor--subletting for the summer--a stunning, curvaceous, wide-eyed blonde with a giggly voice. Sherman is already prone to Walter-Mittyish fantasies, and in a flash his lively imagination goes into full gear as he battles the seven-year itch
South Pacific : original Broadway cast recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South Pacific overture (3:01) -- Dites-moi (1:16) -- Cock-eyed optimist (1:42) -- Twin soliloquies / Some enchanted evening (5:49) -- Bloody Mary (1:53) -- My girl back home (1:39) -- There is nothin' like a dame (3:47) -- Bali Ha'i (3:49) -- I'm gonna wash that man right outa my hair (2:53) -- I'm in love with a wonderful guy (3:20) -- Younger than springtime (4:56) -- Happy talk (3:42) -- Honey bun (1:46) -- Carefully taught (1:13) -- This nearly was mine (2:09) -- Finale (2:59)
Leave her to heaven by John M Stahl( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extremely possessive woman will do whatever it takes to keep her husband all to herself, even murder
The robe by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bénéficiant des faveurs de l'empereur Tibère, dont il aime la pupille Diana, le tribun Marcellus est en revanche vu d'un mauvais oeil par le prince régent Caligula. Estimant avoir été offensé lors d'une vente d'esclaves, ce dernier l'envoie en Palestine. Marcellus y assiste à la crucifixion du Christ et, en jouant aux dés, gagne sa tunique. Revenu à Capri, il s'initie au christianisme grâce à Justus et Miriam. Or entre-temps, Tibère est mort et Caligula, devenu empereur, se met à persécuter les chrétiens..." (Source : allocine.fr)
 
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Alternative Names
Alfred Myumen

Alfred Newman

Alfred Newman American composer

Alfred Newman americký hudební skladatel

Alfred Newman Amerikaans dirigent (1901-1970)

Alfred Newman amerykański kompozytor filmowy

Alfred Newman compositeur de musique de films, chef d'orchestre et pianiste

Alfred Newman compositor estadounidense

Alfred Newman compositor estatunidenc

Alfred Newman compositore e direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Alfred Newman compozitor american

Alfred Newman US-amerikanischer Filmkomponist

Alfrēds Ņūmens

Newman, Alfred

Newmann, A.

Άλφρεντ Νιούμαν

Альфред Ньюман американський композитор

Ньюман, Альфред

Ньюман, Альфред, 1901-1970.

אלפרד ניומן

אלפרד ניומן מוזיקאי אמריקאי

آلفرد نیومن

ألفريد نيومان ملحن أمريكي

ალფრედ ნიუმენი

앨프리드 뉴먼

アルフレッド・ニューマン

ニューマン, A.

ニューマン, アルフレッド

艾佛瑞·纽曼

艾佛瑞·纽曼 美國作曲家

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