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Litvak, Anatole 1902-1974

Overview
Works: 275 works in 602 publications in 6 languages and 7,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Gangster films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Biography  Military history 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Film editor, Adapter, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Scribe
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anatole Litvak
The snake pit ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman finds herself in a state mental institution and must spend several months under the care of her compassionate doctor before she can face the troubling secrets of her past and be cured
Sorry, wrong number ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1948 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young, rich, bedridden Barbara Stanwyck dials a telephone number one night and overhears two men plotting the murder of an unidentified woman. She becomes frantic. Her terror is intensified by mysterious calls from an old college rival and a friend of her father. With time running out, Stanwyck pieces evidence together that leads her to suspect that it is her husband who wants her murdered
Anastasia by Don Bluth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A White Russian exiled general discovers a woman he believes could be Anastasia, daughter of Czar Nicholas, and schools her to impersonate the missing princess
Anastasia by Anatole Litvak ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress
All this, and Heaven too ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henriette is the governess at the Paris home of the Duc de Praslin and his jealous wife. When governess and nobleman are drawn to each other, the Duchess erupts in fury and meets a bloody fate. Soon Henriette and the Duc face a world eager to believe the Duc murdered his wife and that the gentle Henriette was a willing accomplice
Mayerling ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The famous love story of Archduke Rudolph of Austria and his young mistress, Maria Vetsera, is complemented by Litvak's graceful mise-en-scene. During a waltz at a grand ball, Rudolph tells Maria that their only solution lies in death. At Mayerling, the royal hunting lodge, their pact is sealed
The long night ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe Adams, a factory worker trapped inside his third-floor apartment after gunning down a mysterious gentleman, reconstructs the events leading up to the shooting through an intricate series of flashbacks
City for conquest ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-golden gloves fighter Danny Kenny turns pro to bankroll his brother's dream of writing symphonic paean to New York City. Life changes quickly when he's blinded during a brutal 15-round welterweight title bout
The night of the generals ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murder of a prostitute, who is also a German agent, draws the attention of Major Grau of German Intelligence, who discovers that the evidence points to three top-ranking Nazi generals. After following leads, Grau winds up in Paris and discovers that two of the generals are deeply involved in a plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Grau's case will go unfinished for twenty years until the true killer is brought to justice
World war II why we fight ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
Decision before dawn ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
WWII is entering its last phase: Germany is in ruins, but does not yield. The US Army lacks crucial knowledge about the German units operating on the opposite side of the Rhine, and decides to send two German prisoners to gather information
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parts one and two of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
The amazing Dr. Clitterhouse ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Clitterhouse wants to find out what makes a criminal tick. Eager to study the physical and mental states of lawbreakers, he joins a gang of jewel thieves. Rocks Valentine is an ice-blooded tough guy the doc calls "a magnificient speciment of pure viciousness," is part of the gang. Jo Keller is a savvy crime queen the doc hooks up with
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parts three and four of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. Divide and conquer: Recounts the successive defeats of Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgium, and France by the seemingly invincible German army, as seen in dramatic footage from both sides of the battle. The Battle of Britain: Exclusive Army footage and captured Nazi film portray the indomitable spirit of the heroic Londoners during the blitz by the Luftwaffe and outline Hitler's six-point plan to annihilate England
Why we fight ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in Multiple languages and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parts six and seven of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The Battle of China (1944): Depicts Japanese aggression against China during World War II and describes Japan's plans for world conquest. Recalls Chinese development of the compass, printing, astronomy, gunpowder, and porcelain. War comes to America (1945): Briefly reviews the history of the United States and describes the characteristics, habits, and beliefs of the American people. Explains the events from 1931 to 1941 that caused the United States to enter World War II
The Battle of Russia the Nazi march frozen ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the Russian defense against the Nazi invasion during World War II, focusing on the Battle of Stalingrad
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part five of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Tracing their history of war with Germany to the 13th century, it depicts the bitter struggles for Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, and the effects of their winters on would-be conquerors from Napoleon to Hitler
The Battle of China ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The sixth film illustrates Japan's occupation of China, including Madame Chiang Kai-Shek's stirring address before Congress, the rape of Nanking, the great 2,000-mile migration, and Claire Chenault's Flying Tigers."--Container
The Nazis strike ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A propaganda documentary on the earlier acts of German aggression during the latter 1930's, through the invasion of Poland
Prelude to war by Frank Capra ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[The first film] recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The second film documents the relentless advance of Germany's mighty military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims into submission with their blitzkrieg tactics and spread like a cancer through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Litvak, Michael Anatole, 1902-1974
Litwak, Anatol 1902-1974
Litwak, Anatole
Lutwak, Michael Anatole, 1902-1974
Languages
English (156)
French (21)
Spanish (8)
German (7)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (3)
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