WorldCat Identities

Schmidt, Arthur

Works: 58 works in 150 publications in 3 languages and 11,952 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  War films  Romance films  Musical films  Gangster films  Action and adventure films  Film noir 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Author, edm, Publisher, Illustrator, Other, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Arthur Schmidt
Some like it hot by Billy Wilder( Visual )

11 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and German and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This hysterical comedy from director Billy Wilder finds Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon masquerading as women in order to elude irate Chicago mobsters while befriending a beautiful singer (Marilyn Monroe)
Forrest Gump by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows the life of low I.Q. Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and his meeting with the love of his life Jenny. The film chronicles his accidental experiences with some of the most important people and events in America from the late 1950's through the 1970's including a meeting with Elvis Presley, JFK, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, fighting in Vietnam, etc. The problem is, he doesn't realize the significance of his actions. Forrest comes to embody a generation
Sunset Blvd. by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,793 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 a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Sabrina by Billy Wilder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of the chauffeur returns from Paris and dazzles the family's two sons
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging Cuban fisherman, alone in a small skiff, catches a magnificent marlin and must defy the sea, marauding sharks, and his own flagging strength to bring his great catch home
Primary colors by Mike Nichols( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Stanton is a virtually unknown Southern governor on a quest for the White House with his strong, savvy and equally ambitious wife, Susan. Running against the odds, the Stantons need all the help they can get from their extremely colorful political team. Together, they take off on a hilarious, heart-wrenching and ultimately history-making roller coaster ride to the top
Chain reaction by Andrew Davis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A student machinist finds himself caught in a maze of secret government cover-ups, hi-tech espionage and murder after working on a groundbreaking scientific experiment. Eddie Kasalivich and Lily Sinclair are part of a team of scientists who have developed a revolutionary new source of energy. But no sooner have they finished celebrating their triumph, than their lab is destroyed and the head of their team killed. Named the main suspects, Eddie and Lily quickly realize their only hope lies with a powerful and mysterious bureaucrat who may or may not be on their side
Sayonara by Gen Lu( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trasferito in Giappone, il maggiore pilota Gruver s'innamora di una ballerina del luogo, ma le autorità statunitensi ostacolano i matrimoni misti. (Mereghetti)
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic novel by James Fenimore Cooper about the French and Indian War, and a white frontiersman raised by Indians. Bonus features included
Li'l Abner by Melvin Frank( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the beloved cartoon strip from Al Capp, Li'l Abner takes place in the hillbilly town of Dogpatch. When the city is chosen as a test site for A-bombs, its colorful citizens take up the good fight, with lots of fun and merriment
Cinderfella by Frank Tashlin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a posh Beverly Hills mansion, a kind-hearted soul named Fella works as a downtrodden houseboy for his evil stepmother (Judith Anderson) and his two vain stepbrothers. Sound familiar? Well, in this wild and crazy updating of the classic fairy tale, Jerry Lewis is Cinderella - and not only does he go the the ball, he has a ball through the entire film! Ed Wynn plays the fairy godfather who helps Fella go to the party where he sweeps visiting Princess Charming (Anna Maria Alberghetti) off her feet. That is, until midnight when Fella loses a glass loafer and his spiffy convertible turns back into a bicycle. Jerry is at his comic bumbling best. Even Count Basie and his orchestra make a guest appearance
Red garters by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivacious Rosemary Clooney heads up a gaggle of high-kicking, red-gartered girls at the Red Dog Saloon in this amusingly tuneful spoof of the Western film. Rosie plays Calaveras Kate, a saloon owner who has her eye on the town's big shot
Sorrowful Jones by Damon Runyon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sorrowful Jones: A rotten gambler learns a lesson about parenthood. The Paleface: "Painless Peter Potter" (Hope) runs into Calamity Jane (Russell)
Zum fortschritt der etymologischen erkenntnis des deutschen in wörterbüchern des 17. und 18. jahrhunderts by Arthur Schmidt( Book )

15 editions published between 1926 and 1967 in German and English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When worlds collide( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 103 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
Der ständische staat und seine verwirklichung in Deutschland und Italien by Arthur Schmidt( Book )

7 editions published in 1935 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Seidengroßhandel by Arthur Schmidt( Book )

6 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in German and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finishing school( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"No smoking. No drinking. No lipstick. Pretty Virginia Radcliffe (Frances Dee) earnestly accepts the strict rules enforced by exclusive Crockett Hall. Have a smoke, have a drink and have a wild weekend in New York, suggests her roommate Pony Ferris (Ginger Rogers), who knows the rules have nothing to do with the girls' welfare and everything to do with the school's reputation"--Container
Zum Fortschritt der etymologischen Erkenntnis des Deutschen in Wörterbüchern des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts by Arthur Schmidt( Book )

3 editions published between 1927 and 1967 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schmidt's collection of sacred songs for low voice( )

2 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Forrest Gump
Li'l AbnerCinderfellaRed garters
Alternative Names
Arthur P. Schmidt Amerikaans filmeditor (1912-1965)

Arthur P. Schmidt US-amerikanischer Cutter

Arthur P. Schmidt US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

Schmidt, Arthur P.

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English (61)

German (31)

Italian (1)