WorldCat Identities

Kurnitz, Harry

Works: 64 works in 351 publications in 8 languages and 8,809 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Film noir  Fiction  Musical films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Harry Kurnitz
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( Visual )

51 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married lover is accused of the crime. His only hope for acquittal is the testimony of his wife, proving his alibi. However, she has some secrets of her own to reveal
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

7 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jockey who threw a race is murdered in the locker room. Nick & Nora Charles are off to the races on another case of murder, mirth and perfect martinis
The thin man goes home by Dashiell Hammett( Visual )

2 editions published between 1945 and 2005 in French and English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlaws come and go in Nick & Nora's lives, now it's time to meet the in-laws. The debonair sleuths leave little Nicky Jr. at boarding school, grab Asta and head to Nick's boyhood home of Sycamore Springs
Reclining figure by Harry Kurnitz( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 1963 in 3 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young New York art dealer Ellis Blaise is called to California when eccentric Lucas Edgerton decides to sell some of his fabulous collection for tax purposes. Then thefts from the collection, the sensational forgery of a priceless Renoir, and the puzzling murder of Simon Edgerton, Lucas' son, force Blaise into a perilous investigation
Once more, with feeling; a comedy by Harry Kurnitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1962 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Candlelight Cafe Playhouse presents Whitfield Connor, Joan Harvey, Paul Lynde in "Once More, With Feeling," by Harry Kurnitz, with Frederick Rolf, Charles Randall, Eb Thomas, Donald Marye, Clinton Anderson, production directed by Charles Olsen, stage manager Edgar Reynolds, settings by Gloria Mendelsohn
A shot in the dark : a new comedy by Harry Kurnitz( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Leland Howard presents Lizabeth Seal, Zack Matalon in a new comedy "A Shot in the Dark," adapted by Harry Kurnitz, from the play by Marcel Achard, with Rene Paul, Valerie French, James Coco, Bram Nossen, Edith Lebok, directed by Harold Clurman, setting and lighting by Ben Edwards, costumes by Noel Taylor
Hatari! by Howard Hawks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sean Mercer dirige, au Tanganyika, une équipe de chasseurs de grands fauves et d'animaux sauvages destinés à différents zoos. Ils capturent les grands fauves féroces avec de solides cordes et des appareils photos.C'est un commerce excitant qui met aux prises l'homme et la bête. Hatari signifie danger en Swahili
The Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

27 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant salesman with a traveling fair is mistaken by villagers for the dreaded inspector general
Adventures of Don Juan by Sha man( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Juan de Marana damages Spanish prestige in diplomatic circles with his indiscreet womanizing, but he attempts to rehabilitate his image after he meets the beautiful Queen Margaret, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage with the weak and feckless King Philip III
Land of the pharaohs by Howard Hawks( Visual )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Pharaoh orders architect Vashtar to build him the highest pyramid in the world as his tomb. 15 years have passed and his treasury is dwindling, so he marries Princess Nellifer, but she is as ruthless as she is beautiful
A shot in the dark : a comedy in three acts by Harry Kurnitz( Book )

4 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to steal a million by William Wyler( Visual )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy of art forgery and the chic world of fashion. Daughter of a virtuoso forger regrets her father's life of crime, but loves him dearly. When she captures a suspected burglar in her father's mansion, she discovers he is a detective who specialises in solving crimes of the art world
The shadowy third by Harry Kurnitz( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myrna Loy and William Powell collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double wedding: A bohemian painter butts heads with his girlfriend's sister, before they admit their feelings for each other
One touch of Venus by William A Seiter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée
My dream is yours( Visual )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so talent agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry
M-G-M movie legends collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Kittredge is a foreign news correspondent known for inexplicably scooping the big stories. But when he misses the beat on Germany invading Russia, he heads home to his fellow reporter and fiancée Christina Hill in Washington, D.C., in hopes of saving his relationship, career and reputation. While there, he stumbles on a tip that the Axis powers are set to destroy the capital. As Kittredge digs deeper into the story, he finds himself a target, and it's up to Robert to catch the spies, save the city and keep his job
I love you again by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bump on the head reminds a boring husband he was once a con-man, and he sets out to win back his disillusioned wife
The girl who came to supper by Noel Coward( Recording )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityPage, Marco

Harry Kurnitz Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1908-1968)

Harry Kurnitz sceneggiatore statunitense

Harry Kurnitz US-amerikanischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

Page, Marco.

Page Marco 1908-1968

Гарри Кернитц

هری کورنیتز فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی




Hatari!Land of the pharaohs