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

Overview
Works: 126 works in 247 publications in 6 languages and 7,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Romance films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Musical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Contributor, Videographer , Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John F Seitz
 
Most widely held works by John F Seitz
Sunset Blvd. by Billy Wilder( Visual )

32 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Neff, an insurance agent, and Phyllis Dietrichson, a greedy blond bombshell, conspire to murder Phyllis' husband and collect the premiums
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member 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
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 417 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 381 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
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowland( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 233 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
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member 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
Invaders from Mars by William Cameron Menzies( Visual )

2 editions published between 1953 and 2002 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy is awakened during a storm to witness a flying saucer land in the field behind his home. No one will believe his story as, one by one, the townspeople are captured and put under the control of sinister forces from the planet Mars! Brilliantly created by visionary set designer and director William Cameron Menzies with a haunting musical score by Raoul Kraushaar, this golden age sci-fi classic has lost none of its chilling power. Surreal imagery brought to terrifying life in a Cinecolor world just beyond our nightmares!
When worlds collide by Rudolph Maté( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 103 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
Captain Carey U.S.A. by Alan Ladd( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 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 39 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In post Civil War Texas cattle ranchers and wheat farmers unite to have a railroad spur laid closer to their land. Stars Alan Ladd and Virginia Mayo
The great lover : Rudolph Valentino( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of film: Brothers fight on opposite sides during World War II
El crepúsculo de los dioses by Billy Wilder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un joven escritor de segunda fila, viéndose acosado por sus acreedores, se refugia casualmente en la mansión de una antigua estrella del cine mudo. A partir de ese momento, la actriz pretende que el escritor corrija un guión que ella ha escrito y que va a significar su regreso al cine
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 12 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
Boulevard du Crepuscule( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 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
Cinematography as art by John F Seitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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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.

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

ג'ון פ. סיץ

جان اف. سایتز

ジョン・F・サイツ

約翰·F·塞茨

约翰·F·赛玆

Languages
English (67)

Spanish (12)

German (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The big clockMany rivers to cross