WorldCat Identities

Veiller, Anthony 1903-1965

Overview
Works: 262 works in 804 publications in 8 languages and 10,242 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Documentary films  Film noir  History  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Narrator, Editor, Director, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Librettist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Anthony Veiller
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

27 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The stranger by Orson Welles( Visual )

106 editions published between 1946 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark story about a Nazi who has escaped to a small town in America and established a new identity. He begins to crack as he is stalked by a famous Nazi hunter
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

20 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in English and French and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatic thrillers based on the Hemingway story about two hit men and their target, who accepts his fate as though he were already dead
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

51 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a dwarf, Toulouse-Lautrec believes he's too ugly to ever fall in love. So he loses himself in painting ... and cognac. A fixture at Paris' infamous turn-of-the-century Moulin Rouge nightclub, Lautrec meets a girl from the street ... who breaks his heart"--Container
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the fears, setbacks and daily struggles of aspiring young performers, and, for the very few, stardom and success
Frank Capra's State of the union by Frank Capra( Visual )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An idealistic industrialist who is drafted to run for the presidency ... is caught between the ruthless ambition of [a] newspaper owner ..., who pulls the strings of his campaign, and the integrity of his wife ... who believes in the man behind the political facade"--Container
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

24 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While America sleeps, Japan and Germany methodically build their armies and launch their plans for global conquest"--Container
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( Visual )

14 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este es el famoso relato bíblico en el que el Rey David tiene una visión de Dios que le comunica que su joven hijo Salomón le sucederá como rey, provocando el desagrado de su otro hijo Adonijah
World war II : why we fight( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 218 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
Dallas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blayde Hollister, ex-Confederate from Georgia, has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him
The list of Adrian Messenger by John Huston( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The potential heirs to a family fortune are being killed off, and George C. Scott must find the killer in time to save the young grandson
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 175 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
Why we fight( Visual )

2 editions 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 to outline Hitler's six-point plan to annihilate England
Why we fight( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 144 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 the history of Chinese invention - the 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
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 141 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
Film noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Phenix City story" (100 min.) Corruption, brutality and vice plagued Phenix City, Alabama, for 100 years, so who would dare to change it? Based on real-life events and filmed on location in what was called Sin City USA, director Phil Karlson's semidocumentary tells the jolting tale of those who risked their lives to bring the burg's syndicate of thugs and murderers to justice
Tracy & Hepburn : the definitive collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She adjusts a stocking on one slim, elegant leg. He wanders in, admiring the view. She glances up ... and it's magic. It stayed magic for Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn for 25 years, from that first movie meeting in Woman of the Year through eight more classic films. Cinema fans who have long celebrated the remarkable couple's on-and-off screen partnership have more to celebrate with Tracy & Hepburn: The Definitive Collection, the only place to find all the films they made together, plus a glowing documentary about Tracy hosted by Hepburn. From witty, sophisticated comedies (Woman of the Year, Without Love, Adam's Rib, Pat and Mike, Desk Set) to trenchant dramas (Keeper of the Flame, The Sea of Grass, State of the Union) to their final film rich with laughs and tears (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), this unique collection captures every moment of the incomparable Tracy-Hepburn screen magic
Along the great divide by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A U.S. Marshal rescues an accused murderer from mob justice, sets out to escort the wily old coot to trial, and confronts pursuing vigilantes, a desert windstorm, a rebellious deputy and a beautiful woman along the way
The Battle of Russia by Frank Capra( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2014 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The night of the iguana
Alternative Names
Anthony Veiller Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1903-1965)

Anthony Veiller sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Anthony Veiller US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Veiller, Tony 1903-1965

آنتونی ویلر فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

アンソニー・ヴェイラー

安東尼·維勒

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Ernest Hemingway's The killersStage doorFrank Capra's State of the unionDallasFilm noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillersTracy & Hepburn : the definitive collection