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

Overview
Works: 88 works in 159 publications in 6 languages and 4,578 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Western films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Biography  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John F Seitz
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,759 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 3 languages and held by 1,556 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 387 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
Sullivan's travels by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 262 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
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 193 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 75 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 by Rudolph Maté ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 60 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 31 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 28 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
Sunset Boulevard - Boulevard der Dämmerung ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 20 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 Gatsby by Jack Clayton ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1920s Long Island, a mysterious American millionaire's efforts to recapture the sweetheart of his youth result in tragedy
Double indemnity Assurance sur la mort by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This gun for hire by Frank Tuttle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hired-gun seeks revenge from a client who betrayed him
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
Hail the conquering hero by Preston Sturges ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 6 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
Sunset Boulevard Boulevard der Dämmerung ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Lost week-end = Le poison by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Magier The magician ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1926 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The great Gatsby Der große Gatsby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1949 in German and held by 4 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 (54)
Spanish (11)
German (10)
French (2)
Italian (2)
Czech (1)
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