Seitz, John F. d. 1979
Most widely held works by John F Seitz
Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2003 in English and German and held by 1,641 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance, setting tragedy into motion.
Double indemnity ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container.
The big clock ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 354 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.
Sullivan's travels ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
A successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a bum and sets off to see America from the bottom up. In the midst of the brutality and despair, he makes a valuable discovery--that what the downtrodden need most is laughter.
Many rivers to cross ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod.
When worlds collide ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet.
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The divine lady ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The story of the romance between Lady Emma Hamilton, and British war hero Admiral Horatio Nelson set against the background the naval battles.
Das verlorene Wochenende ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The study of a male alcoholic loved by a devoted woman but none the less needing to drink as compensation for lacking creativity as a writer. A key reference point for films on alcoholism and for the forties social problem film. Terse dialogue and location shooting in a realistic mode are combined with dramatic camera angles, low key lighting and images seeking to capture subjective experience.
Sunset Boulevard Boulevard der Dämmerung ( )
3 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie.
Sullivan's travels Les voyages de Sullivan by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Las d'Hollywood, un réalisateur de comédies décide tourner un film plus dramatique et ancré dans la réalité. Vêtu tel un vagabond, avec 10 cents en poche, il entreprend un voyage initiatique pour mieux comprendre les milieux défavorisés, accompagné d'une actrice désenchantée.
Das verlorene Wochenende ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in Multiple languages and German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Boulevard der Dämmerung "Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1950 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The great Gatsby Der große Gatsby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Der Magier The magician ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1926 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Fünf Gräber bis Kairo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1943 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Fünf Gräber bis Kairo Five graves to Cairo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
World War II drama set in the Sahara about a British spy who takes refuge in a hotel and assumes the identity of a dead manservant.
Beyond glory ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"When a West Point cadet faces charges of cowardice and criminality, his vindication hinges on the question of his responsibility for a comrade's death in a Tunisia battle. Actual scenes of West Point life are included"--Copyright catalog, 1912-1939.
Double indemnity Assurance sur la mort by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
El crepúsculo de los dioses = Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 1 library worldwide
Un joven escritor, acosado por sus acreedores, se refugia casualmente en la mansión de Norma Desmond, antigua estrella del cine mudo, la cual vive alejada de la realidad y sólo acompañada de su fiel criado Max. A partir de ese momento, la actriz pretende que Joe corrija un guión que ella ha escrito y que va a significar su regreso al cine.
Action and adventure films Actors Adultery Bachelors Biographical films California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Comedy films Detective and mystery films Double indemnity Drama End of the world (Astronomy) England Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film noir Film noir Films--for the hearing impaired Hamilton, Emma,--Lady,--1761?-1815 Historical films Insurance agents Insurance investigators Interplanetary voyages Kentucky Made-for-TV movies Man-woman relationships Mistresses Motion picture actors and actresses Motion picture industry Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Murder--Investigation Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) Nelson, Horatio Nelson,--Viscount,--1758-1805 Periodical editors Popular music Romance films Science fiction films Silent films Single women Social history Thrillers (Motion pictures) Tramps Trappers United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Western films World War (1939-1945)
Seitz, Jack 1892-1979
Seitz, John 1892-1979
Seitz, John F.
Sietz, John B. 1892-1979