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Young, Victor 1900-1956

Works: 2,617 works in 4,450 publications in 7 languages and 34,073 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  War films  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Romance films 
Roles: Composer, Conductor, Author, Performer, Arranger, Musician, Instrumentalist, Lyricist, msd, Singer, Director, Compiler, dir, Actor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Victor Young
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Most widely held works by Victor Young
Shane by George Stevens( Visual )

23 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mysterious and laconic, Shane rides down from the mountains into a valley where he encounters the homestead of farmer Joe Starrett, his wife Marian and their young son Joey. Starrett is the unofficial leader of a large group of homesteaders, who have united in opposition to a rapacious cattleman, Rufus Ryker. Ryker and his brother Morgan are trying to drive all the homesteaders out, so that they control over the entire valley. Shane takes Starrett's side in a confrontation with Ryker's men, and stays on to work on Starrett's farm. The homesteaders continue to resist, so Ryker imports famed gunslinger Jack Wilson from Cheyenne. When Wilson goads one of the homesteaders into a gunfight, he sets off a showdown between himself and Shane--with the future of the valley in the balance
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

32 editions published between 1952 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate
The greatest show on Earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish and spectacular Big Top epic - with outstanding performances from the entire cast - which won Best Picture Oscar for DeMille. With a massive, three-ring circus about to start a nationwide tour, tensions under the big top are running high
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )

29 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows Robert Jordan, an American demolition expert who lends his unique abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar, the dangerously undependable Pablo and the lovely innocent Maria. As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness, an interdependence, that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories
Around the world in eighty days( Visual )

2 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in Italian and English and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

11 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant, must mold a company of raw recruits into a combat-ready fighting machine. Feared by many and hated by all, Stryker's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale assault against the Japanese on Iwo Jima
Gun crazy by Joseph H Lewis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fou d'armes à feu, Bart Tare rencontre dans une fête foraine Annie Starr, qui s'exhibe dans une baraque sous le nom d'Annie Oakley. Coup de foudre, mais Annie perd son emploi. Pour survivre, le couple va mettrent au point le vol de la paie des ouvriers d'une usine de conditionnement pour la viande à la frontière du Mexique. Mais l'affaire tourne mal."
The Palm Beach story by Preston Sturges( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of love and money, divorce and marriage, brothers and sisters
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and German and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
The country girl by George Seaton( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave
Make way for tomorrow( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this "enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap"... "an elderly couple must move in with their adult children after the bank takes their home, yet end up separated and subject to their ofspring's selfish whims."--Container
Three coins in the fountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three American women working in Rome, Italy, share a spacious apartment and the desire to find love and marriage, each experiencing a few bumps in their journeys to romance
The uninvited( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of siblings from London purchases a surprisingly affordable, lonely cliff-top house in Cornwall, only to discover that it actually carries a ghostly price. Soon they're caught up in a bizarre romantic triangle from beyond the grave. A tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, bumps in the night--this gothic Hollywood classic has it all
Frank Capra's State of the union( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and held by 483 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
Where have we met before : forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Guitar by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2016 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan Crawford is a saloon owner battling the local townspeople headed by Emma (Mercedes Cambridge), the local sexually repressed, lynch-happy female rancher out to frame her for a string of robberies. Sterling Hayden is a guitar-strumming drifter with a dark past who was once in love with Crawford and has been offered a job in her saloon
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

9 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret. Produced in the glorious style that made the name C.B. DeMille virtually synonymous with Old Testament epics
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
Ministry of fear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route to London after being released from a mental institution, Stephen Neale stops at a seemingly innocent village fair, after which he finds himself caught in the web of a sinister underworld with possible Nazi connections
The Star by Stuart Heisler( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie queen Margaret Elliot's popularity and fortune have gone bad. But she's sure she can jump-start her dimming career. "One good picture is all I need" she says
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The greatest show on EarthAround the world in eighty daysSands of Iwo JimaThe Palm Beach storyThe big clock
Alternative Names
Jangas V.

Jung, Wiktor

Jungas V.

Victor Popular Young

Victor Young

Victor Young Amerikaans componist (1900-1956)

Victor Young compositeur américain

Victor Young compositor estadounidense

Victor Young compositor estatunidenc

Victor Young compositore statunitense

Victor Young compozitor american

Victor Young kompozytor amerykański

Victor Young US-amerikanischer Violinist, Komponist und Bandleader


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Young, V. 1900-1956

Young, V. (Victor), 1900-1956

Young, Victor

Young, Victor 1899-1956

Young, Victor J. 1899-1956

Young, Victor J. 1900-1956

Young, Victor James 1900-1956

Young, Victor Popular

Янг В.

Янг, В 1900-1956

Янг, В. (Виктор), 1900-1956

Янг, Виктор

Янг, Виктор 1900-1956

ויקטור יאנג

ויקטור יאנג מלחין אמריקאי

ינג, ויקטור 1900-1956

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فيكتور يونغ ملحن أمريكي

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