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Wurtzel, Sol M. 1890-1958

Overview
Works: 118 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 3,450 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Sol M Wurtzel
 
Most widely held works by Sol M Wurtzel
Steamboat 'round the bend by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontier marshal: Wyatt Earp agrees to become marshal and establish order in Tombstone in this very romanticized version of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Thank you, Mr. Moto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mr. Moto heads to China on a quest for seven ancient scrolls that reveal the location of Genghis Khan's tomb, a crypt filled with fabulous treasure! But Moto isn't the only one stalking the scrolls -- so is a shadowy band of thieves. But when his ruthless rivals go too far, the mild-mannered detective's quest for antiquities becomes a passion for vengeance. Because if he can't bring them to justice, he'll bring them to their knees!"--Container
Mr. Moto takes a chance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a mission to unmask the leader of a military uprising in Tong Moi, Mr. Moto finds himself deep in the darkest jungles of Asia posing as an archaeologist. But when his excavation of a local temple unearths a massive cache of weapons and explosives, Mr. Moto is compelled to join forces with a beautiful -- but mysterious -- adventurer whose interest in Tong Moi may not be as innocent as it seems"--Container
Mysterious Mr. Moto( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate -- a ruthless murderer -- to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader, Mr. Moto must use all of his wits -- and disguises -- to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization -- before he strikes again!"--Container
Think fast, Mr. Moto( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When his import/export business is infiltrated by international diamond smugglers, Mr. Moto must follow a trail of clues littered with beautiful women, glittering gems and deadly assassins. Making his way from the mysterious streets of San Francisco's Chinatown, to the dark and dangerous alleys of Shanghai, Mr. Moto will stop at nothing to bring the culprits to justice -- even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice!"--Container
Judge Priest( Visual )

23 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a homespun Kentucky judge, a philosopher and a gentleman, who presides over his court with simplicity. This story tells how he saves his young nephew from a matchmaking mother and a taciturn blacksmith from jail
Life begins at 40( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con, Lee Austen, to work at his paper, the town's rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie shuts down Clark's operation
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan's Murder cruise: When a trusted colleague requests assistance in investigating a murder on a high-society pleasure cruise, the unflappable sleuth Charlie Chan is all too happy to help
William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation by William Fox( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year was 1917, and the movie industry was booming, especially on the West Coast. From his offices in New York, Fox Film chairman William Fox needed a way to control his new studio in Los Angeles (without making the coast-to-coast train trip he detested). He needed to send someone west - and he chose his 27-year-old secretary, Sol Wurtzel." "Because Fox would not travel, he and Wurtzel held "meetings" only by mail. In extensive correspondence, they discussed, planned, speculated on, and argued about every aspect of the studio's operations - from how much to pay Tom Mix to how to edit Theda Bara's newest picture."
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doctor Bull: a small-town physician ministers to the citizens of a small Kentucky town, often substituting advice and witticisms for pills and sutures. Bull triumphs over his adversaries when he stems a typhoid epidemic, proving that the disease was spread by pollution from the construction camp owned by the town's resident scrooge
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters
The big noise( Visual )

4 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stan and Ollie are mail-order detectives hired to guard a new bomb at the inventor's house. The ultra-modern house befuddles them, criminal plots are foiled, as the bomb is kept safe
Bright eyes ; Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
365 nights in Hollywood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A car-hop is lured into a phony drama school by a washed-up director
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Lorre returns as the clever and cunning international police detective Mr. Moto in this sixth installment of the popular series. Mr. Moto is on assignment in Egypt's Port Said, determined to thwart a diabolical conspiracy that would destroy diplomatic relations between England and France and jump start World War II. Mercenary saboteurs, led by the paranoid ventriloquist Fabian the Great (Ricardo Cortez) and the duplicitous Eric Norvel (George Sanders), plot to blow up an arriving fleet of French ships. Early on, the evil renegades are convinced they've stopped Mr. Moto for good, but they've actually murdered an imposter! Demonstrating his mastery of disguise, Mr. Moto assumes the identity of a mild-mannered antiques dealer, cannily strategizing against the scoundrels' every move. With the assistance of secret agent Richard Burke (John Carradine), Mr. Moto employs his singular ingenuity to foil the deadly scheme
The Laurel and Hardy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffins go missing, and laughs go flying, when Laurel and Hardy find themselves part of Dante the Magician's 'Arabian Nights' stage show
Shirley Temple America's sweetheart collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bright eyes: A little girl is forced to live with her mother's employers after she is killed in an accident. An aviator who wants to adopt the little girl gets involved in a custody battle with the employer's uncle
Dante's inferno by Tangerine Dream (Musical group)( Visual )

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

A ruthless carnival barker, blinded by ambition, keeps a fair open - despite warnings from an inspector that the fair is unsafe - leading to a fatal disaster
 
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William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation
Alternative Names
Sol M. Wurtzel producteur de cinéma américain

Sol M. Wurtzel produttore cinematografico statunitense

Wurtzel, Solomon Max 1890-1958

Wurtzel, Solomon Maximilian 1890-1958

Сол М. Вуртцель

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English (85)

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