WorldCat Identities

Wurtzel, Sol M. 1890-1958

Works: 125 works in 193 publications in 1 language and 3,398 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Sol M Wurtzel
Most widely held works by Sol M Wurtzel
Bright eyes( Visual )

11 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year-old Shirley Blake is the daughter of a crack aviator who died in a plane crash, and when her mother also dies she becomes the center of a bitter custody battle
Steamboat 'round the bend by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 247 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
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My darling Clementine: A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang
Mr. Moto takes a chance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 201 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
Thank you, Mr. Moto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 200 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
Mysterious Mr. Moto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 196 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 )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 191 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 )

18 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 169 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 145 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan in Panama: Crime solver Charlie Chan is busily working undercover in the volatile wartime region of Panama, which is rife with spies and conspirators. He uncovers a sinister plot to blow up the Panama Canal and destroy the U.S. naval fleet
William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation by William Fox( Book )

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

"This book is a compilation of the Fox-Wurtzel correspondence from 1917 through 1923. These letters and telegrams reveal much about Fox's personality, and show how Wurtzel developed from secretary to manager of a movie empire. Taken together, these documents constitute a detailed and personal portrait of early Hollywood and the history of film in America."--Jacket
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 104 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 102 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
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judge Priest: Rogers plays a small town judge whose unconventional but sound policies endear him to his constituents
Mr. Moto's last warning( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 60 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
Bright eyes ; Heidi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 59 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
The Laurel and Hardy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 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 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: A talent scout believes that little Rebecca could be the next big thing on radio and tries to get her on the air
365 nights in Hollywood( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This rare look at Harlow starlet Alice Faye before her big box office makeover shows her singing, dancing and romancing in a musical comedy filled with hope, glamour and happiness. As a carhop lured into a phony drama school by a washed-up director, Faye shines in a succession of elaborate numbers and comedy antics bound to make you smile. This film, considered lost for over six decades has never been shown on television
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest( Visual )

2 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1890's Kentucky, Confederate War veteran Judge Priest (Will Rogers) dispenses justice, matchmaking and friendship amid the small-town drama of the post-Civil War south. The plot revolves around the trial of a mysterious Virginian accused of an assault on a local townfolk"--Videodisc container
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William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation
Alternative Names
Sol M. Wurtzel American motion picture producer

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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