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Forsythe, John 1918-2010

Works: 556 works in 1,239 publications in 7 languages and 16,840 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Documentary-style films  History  Christmas films  Spy films  Television series  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Distributor, Author, Commentator, Interviewee, Interviewer, Other, Contributor
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 )

102 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,772 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 )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,670 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 Bill Murray( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 1,572 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 )

67 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,279 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 )

43 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology series features murder and crime stories with an ironic twist
Destination Tokyo by Delmer Daves( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 539 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. Set during the second World War, depicts the story of a submarine and its crew as they sail to Tokyo, Japan to sink Japanese warships
What makes Sammy run?( Visual )

6 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and held by 352 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Truman Capote's In cold blood by Richard Brooks( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes a real crime in which a Kansas farmer, his wife and two teenage children were brutally murdered by two ex-convicts. Explores the inner workings of the criminals' minds as the movie follows their purposeless meanderings through Mexico and the U.S. in evasion of the law
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges( Visual )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in English and German and held by 277 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
Madame X by David Lowell Rich( Visual )

20 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 5 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
Breadline, 1929 by BBC( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 222 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
Red flag, 1917( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 210 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
Lost peace, 1919 by Daniel Brittain-Catlin( Visual )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 207 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
Dynasty( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 205 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
Portrait in black ; Madame X( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 188 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
We wish you a merry Christmas by David W Dodson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wonderful holiday treat that reveals how Christmas carols came to be - and how an entire town rediscovered the true spirit of the season. Then three determined little orphans set out to find a gift they can give the hardworking townsfolk. And with a little night-before-Christmas advice from Mrs. Claus, they give the town the most amazing present anyone could imagine - Christmas caroling
Endangered planet, 1959( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the rise of the environmental movement which began in the late 1950's when it was first uncovered that unbridled industrial and economic growth can have a devastating impact on the quality of life on earth
Great escape, 1927( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the mid-1920s, millions were already confirmed "moviegoers". Movies reflected and affected the way people dressed, thought and spoke, teaching the inexperienced about love, courage, and how to dress, while the governments around the globe were quick to realize the power of film: this new mass entertainment would also prove an unrivaled tool of mass persuasion. Here moviegoers reminisce, revealing how the new medium persuaded, influenced and entralled them, as it offered a welcome refuge from the century's pressures
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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 actor estadounidense

John Forsythe aktor amerykański

John Forsythe americký herec

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

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Alfred Hitchcock's Topaz... And justice for allWhat makes Sammy run?Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionTruman Capote's In cold bloodEndangered planet, 1959