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Forsythe, John 1918-2010

Works: 567 works in 1,068 publications in 7 languages and 16,435 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Documentary-style films  Detective and mystery films  History  Television series  Christmas films  Detective and mystery television programs  Ghost films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Distributor, Other, Interviewee, Author, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Forsythe
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Most widely held works by John Forsythe
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

79 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with Harry is that he's dead, and while no one really minds, everyone feels responsible. Shirley Maclaine makes her screen debut in this New England romp that includes romance, humor ... and several unearthings of the corpse
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Scott Wilson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard hitting docu-drama about two ex-cons who ruthlessly murder a Kansas family in 1959 in order to steal their non-existent stash of money
Scrooged by Richard Donner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern version of Dickens' A Christmas Carol, with Bill Murray portraying a nasty, uncaring, unforgiving TV network president. On Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts who show him the error of his ways
Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

51 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American CIA agent learns of Cuban missiles and a NATO spy by the code name of TOPAZ from a defecting Russian
... And justice for all by Norman Jewison( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice, but the whole justice system itself
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural
Destination Tokyo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-four hours out of San Francisco, submarine captain Cassidy unseals his top-secret orders and reads two fateful words: Destination Tokyo
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and German and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any Johhny Reb who tries to escape the Union prison outpost at Fort Bravo faces the unforgiving Arizona Territory desert stretching out before him ... and the even more unforgiving pursuit of Bravo's resolute Captain Roper. Yet there's a common foe that may unite the Civil War rivals: the fierce Mescalero horsemen waging guerilla war against Blue and Gray alike
What makes Sammy run?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any means necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood
Breadline, 1929 by BBC( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1920s found Americans enjoying the fruits of a new prosperity in a post-war boom. Then, in 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed; banks failed and industry withered. From Europe and the United States to Latin America and Asia, the Great Depression shattered economies and communities worldwide. Workers from the United States, Chile, Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia recall the hungry 1930s
Madame X by David Lowell Rich( Visual )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackmailed into leaving her politician husband and their baby, a woman, twenty years later, finds herself on trial for murder, inadvertently defended by her own son
Lost peace, 1919( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the First World War a whole generation was traumatized by the horror and vowed that war would be a thing of the past. This film revists the popular hopes and experiences in the years following World War I--and the looming threat of a new nationalism. Despite Woodrow Wilson's promise of a "people's peace," defeated nations were resentful and unreconciled. As fascism and militarism spread, worldwide pacifist movements fought an increasingly unsuccessful rearguard action to preserve the dream of peace
Red flag, 1917( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lenin's Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace in 1917, they did so in the name of a new ideology. Millions were drawn by its promise. In this film the people who were there--from members of the Red Guard to party activists to students--explain how Communism appealed to their deepest hopes and dreams. Through them, we hear how Communist leadership, under Vladimir Lenin and later, Joseph Stalin, compromised the proletarian ideal--and how hope eventually gave way to despair
Age of hope, 1900( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dawn of the twentieth century was forged in hope and optimism. Here interviewees from Europe, Asia and the United States (boasting an average age of 102), recount the part they played in the century's early history. Whether fighting on the barricades of the failed Russian Revolution of 1905 or campaigning for votes for women; recalling the Paris Exposition of 1900, or President McKinley's assassination or witnessing the sinking of the Titanic, all remember the changes they lived through and the clash of forces and ideas before World War I
Endangered planet, 1959( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise of the environmental movement which began in the late 1950's when it was first realized that unbridled industrial and economic growth can have a devastating impact on the quality of life on earth
Dynasty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greed. Seduction. Betrayal. Revenge. Dynasty has it all and more! The formidable Alexis descends on the Carringtons like a force of nature, while the devious Sammy Jo wreaks her own brand of havoc on her new family ... Decadence has never been this much fun."--Container
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Richard Brooks( Visual )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a callous murder of a prosperous and respected Kansas farmer, his wife and two teenage children by two ex-convict drifters
Portrait in black ; Madame X( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait in black: An adulterous couple conspire to kill the woman's tyrannical husband. Then an anonymous letter arrives advising them that someone knows their secret and their new life together begins unraveling
1979, God fights back( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By mid-century, modern technology and Western thought had swept religion to the margins of public life. Since, millions have turned back to God--and taken political action based on their religious beliefs. This video describes the growing power of religious fundamentalism in various parts of the world, including the fall of the Shah of Iran and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in Iran and other Islamic countries, as well as the Christian right in the United States
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Alfred Hitchcock's TopazAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
Alternative Names
Džon Forsajt

Freund, John Lincoln 1918-2010

Ioannes Forsythe

John Forsythe acteur américain

John Forsythe aktor amerykański

John Forsythe Amerikaans filmacteur

John Forsythe attore statunitense

John Forsythe US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

Джон Форсайт

Форсайт, Джон

Џон Форсајт

ג'ון פורסיית'

جان فورسایث بازیگر آمریکایی

존 포사이스



Truman Capote's In cold bloodAlfred Hitchcock's Topaz... And justice for allAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionWhat makes Sammy run?Endangered planet, 1959