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Seitz, John F. (John Francis) 1892-1979

Works: 95 works in 238 publications in 7 languages and 7,158 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film noir  Romance films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Musical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John F Seitz
Most widely held works by John F Seitz
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

42 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,981 WorldCat member 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 young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

32 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member 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 lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A failed writer becomes An alcoholic. the film depict a Singel weekend in the writer's life who cannot believe he is addicted
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 410 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
The littlest rebel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly-regarded film laced with social commentary, in which a successful Hollywood director disguises himself as a hobo and sets out to find real life
Many rivers to cross( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member 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
The bread, my sweet( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By day, Dominic Pyzola is a corporate raider and by night, an Italian pastry chef. Upon learning that his neighbor Bella is seriously ill, he is determined to see her long-time dream come true. When he plots to marry Bella's daughter, two worlds collide
When worlds collide by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 86 WorldCat member 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
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in German and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
The four horsemen of the Apocalypse by Rex Ingram( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partly set in Argentina, partly in France this anti-German story describes the horrors of WW I as the background for a tragic story of illicit love. It was Rex Ingram's first truly successful movie and established Valentino as a star
Captain Carey U.S.A( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former OSS operative who returns to Italy after the war to avenge the death of resistance worker Giulia, but only to find out that his 'deceased' lover is not only still alive, but also the wife of a powerful Italian baron. Carey decides to stick around, hoping to flush out the traitor who'd caused the wartime deaths of several of his OSS colleagues and resistance fighters
The divine lady( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member 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
The big land( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al finalizar la guerra civil norteamericana se crea una fuerte corriente demográfica hacia las ciudades del Este. Los mercados ganaderos de Texas ven ahora la ocasión de dar salida a sus reses, pero el único embarque ferroviario está en Missouri
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Payé par son commanditaire en argent volé, Philip Raven, tueur à gage, doit fuir la police lancée à ses trousses. Sur son chemin, il fait la connaissance d'Ellen...Fort de personnages mythiques immortalisés par des interprètes de légende, ce film grave dès les premiers instants son empreinte dans le marbre de l'histoire du film noir. L'atmosphère ténébreuse et un scénario tiré de l'oeuvre de Graham Greene ajoutent encore à sa réussite
The great lover Rudolph Valentino( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of film: Brothers fight on opposite sides during World War II
Forced march by Chris Sarandon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Kline is a method actor desperate for a meaningful role to make him a movie star. When he sets out to play Hungarian-Jewish poet Miklos Radnoti, a hero who died in the Holocaust, he is forced to face the reality of those victimized by the war. As he gets deeper into his role, Ben begins to merge with his character, blurring the boundaries of truth and illusion
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 10 WorldCat member 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. Soon, General Rommel makes the inn his general staff headquarters. Now, with the threat of discovery hanging over his head, the spy learns that the identity he has claimed owes a debt to the Nazis -- and they expect him to pay up
Hail the conquering hero by Preston Sturges( Visual )

6 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de ser licenciado del servicio en los Marines por padecer fiebre del heno, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith (Eddie Bracken) se siente demasiado avergonzado para volver a su casa. Algunos de sus compañeros lo animan a inventarse una historia según la cual habría resultado herido en combate. Lo que no se espera es que lo reciban como a un héroe de guerra
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The lost weekend
Alternative Names
John F. Seitz Amerikaans director of photography (1892-1979)

John F. Seitz caméraman américain

John F. Seitz direttore della fotografia e inventore statunitense

John F. Seitz US-amerikanischer Kameramann

John Francis Seitz

Seitz, Jack 1892-1979

Seitz, John 1892-1979

Seitz, John F.

Seitz, John F. d. 1979

Sietz, John B. 1892-1979

Τζον Φ. Σάιτς

Джон Ф. Зейц

Джон Ф. Сайц

جان اف. سایتز

The big clockSullivan's travelsMany rivers to cross