WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 114 works in 176 publications in 6 languages and 5,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Western films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John F Seitz
Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,752 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. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Double indemnity by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,555 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 big clock by John Farrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 391 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 337 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
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 247 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
Preston Sturges the filmmaker collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection pays tribute to seven of Preston Sturges finest and funniest films
Many rivers to cross ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 202 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
Sunset Blvd ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 82 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
When worlds collide ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 34 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 31 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 great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Sunset Boulevard - Boulevard der Dämmerung ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das verlorene Wochenende ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1945 and 2006 in German and Czech and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zwei Tage im Leben eines trunksüchtigen Schriftstellers in New York, sein zunehmender Verfall, der auch con seiner Verlobten nicht aufzuhalten ist, bis in die Qualen des Deliriums. Eine mit großer Eindringlichkeit packend gestaltete Alkoholiker-Studie, atmosphärisch dicht, überzeugend dargestellt, kompromisslos realistisch, bis auf den konstruiert positiven, von der Produktion erzwungenen Schluß
Double indemnity Assurance sur la mort by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 10 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 lost weekend by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and French and held by 10 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 great lover Rudolph Valentino ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary of film: Brothers fight on opposite sides during World War II
El crepúsculo de los dioses Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries 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
Boulevard der Dämmerung "Sunset Boulevard" ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1950 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Seitz, Jack 1892-1979
Seitz, John 1892-1979
Seitz, John F.
Seitz, John F. d. 1979
Sietz, John B. 1892-1979
Languages
English (52)
German (6)
Spanish (6)
Italian (2)
French (1)
Czech (1)
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