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

Overview
Works: 138 works in 252 publications in 6 languages and 7,099 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Musical films  History  Children's films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Other, Contributor
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
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

30 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,974 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
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,971 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 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
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,145 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 413 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
Preston Sturges : the filmmaker collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas in July: Hope springs eternal when an office clerk (Dick Powell) mistakenly believes he's won a coffee slogan challenge and spends the "prize money."
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 232 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 )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member 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
When worlds collide( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 84 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 Elliott Nugent( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in German and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle and becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy
The four horsemen of the Apocalypse by Rex Ingram( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his girlfriend's husband is blinded in the war, a wealthy Argentinian's son is persuaded to enlist in the war effort, spurred on by a recruiter who believes that WWI is the beginning of the Apocalypse. 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 39 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 38 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 20 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 )

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
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

A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client who betrayed him
Forced march by Chris Sarandon( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful television actor signs on to play a Hungarian poet who fought for his life against the brutal oppression of the Holocaust. As he gets ever deeper into his role, he loses himself to the character and is forced on an inward journey of unexpected and terrifying impact
Sunset Boulevard Boulevard der Dämmerung( )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five graves to Cairo by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 9 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
Boulevard du Crepuscule( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 9 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
 
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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

جان اف. سایتز

ジョン・F・サイツ

約翰·F·塞茨

约翰·F·赛玆

Languages
English (78)

German (12)

French (4)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
The big clockMany rivers to crossSullivan's travels