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Forsythe, John 1918-2010

Works: 321 works in 672 publications in 8 languages and 13,322 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Personal narratives  Western films  Interviews  Personal narratives‡vGerman  Personal narratives‡vKorean  Personal narratives‡vRussian  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John Forsythe
Alfred Hitchcock's The trouble with Harry by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
90 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harry's corpse is found in the autumnal New England woods. While no one mourns his death, several people feel responsible for it. The body is unearthed several times, humorous situations occur, and love affairs develop before the real cause of Harry's death is revealed
Truman Capote's In cold blood ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and held by 1,509 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
Topaz by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,215 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 )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young lawyer battles not only one-on-one injustice in the courts, but the whole system as well
Scrooged by Richard Donner ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cold-hearted television executive is visited by three ghosts on Christmas Eve, who attempt to show him the error of his ways
Destination Tokyo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 490 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
1939, total war ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Second World War was the first modern conflict in which millions more civilians died than soldiers. In this film, eyewitnesses from Britain, Germany, Russia, Korea, Japan and the United States tell the story of the civilians who suffered and died. Residents of Plymouth, Tokyo, and Hamburg remember the air raids; Russian peasants recall the siege of Leningrad; Japanese soldiers and Korean slave-laborers describe the brutality of war in Asia
Madame X by David Lowell Rich ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 249 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
Escape from Fort Bravo by John Sturges ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1953 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 229 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
Red flag, 1917 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 226 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 225 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
We wish you a merry Christmas ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 216 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
What makes Sammy run? ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 216 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 mean 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
Age of hope, 1900 ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The dawn of the twentieth century was forged in hope and optimism. 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, campaigning for votes for women, recalling the Paris Exposition of 1900, remembering 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
Breadline, 1929 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 191 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. In this film the people who were there remember the blow as workers from the United States, Chile, Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia recall the hungry 1930s
Great escape, 1927 ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 183 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
God fights back, 1979 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Endangered planet, 1959 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 169 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 163 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
Dynasty ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first season of the primetime soap of the 80s. Relive the saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business
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Alternative Names
Freund, John Lincoln, 1918-2010
Freund, John Lincoln 1918-2010 Wirklicher Name
English (195)
Spanish (15)
German (14)
French (8)
Dutch (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)