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Veiller, Anthony 1903-1965

Overview
Works: 252 works in 593 publications in 6 languages and 8,934 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  Audio adaptations  History  Military history  Sources  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Author, Narrator, Editor, Director, Writer of accompanying material, Librettist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Anthony Veiller
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,147 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
Ernest Hemingway's The killers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 895 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 )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 889 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
The stranger by Edward G Robinson( Visual )

54 editions published between 1946 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captured Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after WWII, in the hopes of leading the Allies to a notorious spy who is working to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small, seemingly innocent Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Stage door by Gregory La Cava( Visual )

10 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers around the lives of several young women in a New York theatrical boarding house and their shared dreams of stage stardom
Frank Capra's state of the union( Visual )

4 editions published between 1948 and 2006 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An industrialist runs for the Presidency and is caught between his principled estranged wife and a power-hungry newspaper owner, who is also the industrialist's mistress
World war II why we fight( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of World War Ii era propaganda series "Why We Fight" features three installments. The battle of Britain is an account of Great Britain's last stand against the forces of Nazi Germany, and the hard-fought but successful battle to maintain both air superiority and the Britons morale. The battle of Russia covers Russia's historic resistance to invasion, how those qualities were called upon in the war, and their determination to win against the seemingly invincible forces of Nazi Germany. The battle of China discusses China's history, and its people who use all their resources to oppose Japan's aggression, as well as why the Japanese want to conquer it
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

18 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series initially shown to American soldiers who were going overseas in the 1940's. This first segment shows film clips of events which prompted the United States' entry into World War II. The war is portrayed as a struggle for the preservation of a free world. The films are uncut, available exactly as they were shown to the Armed forces during World War II. Reviews events from 1933 to 1939, including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the rise of Hitler. Also discusses the Axis plan of World conquest
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shortly before his death in ancient Israel, King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son, Adonijah, is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba if she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region
Dallas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and held by 173 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
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 173 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 )

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

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 148 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 Chinese 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 142 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
State of the union by Frank Capra( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 126 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
Along the great divide by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 104 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in English and held by 98 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
The list of Adrian Messenger by John Huston( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 88 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
Scarlet Street The stranger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stranger: A war crimes detective finds a monstrous Nazi official who's hiding out as a small-town American college professor, and is determined to expose him, even if it means endangering the Nazi's innocent wife
Backfire( Visual )

3 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadline at dawn: A gangster's sister lies dead. All clues point to sailor Bill Williams. He has mere hours to prove that he is innocent
 
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Ernest Hemingway's The killersStage doorFrank Capra's state of the unionDallasState of the unionBackfire