WorldCat Identities

Veiller, Anthony 1903-1965

Overview
Works: 194 works in 677 publications in 9 languages and 9,767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary films  War films  Military history  Film noir  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Biographical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Narrator, Author, 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 )

41 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,187 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 )

113 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-Nazi is allowed to escape from a German war crimes prison after World War II to lead the Allies to a notorious spy planning to revive the Third Reich. The trail leads to a small Connecticut town where intrigue and murder combine for a tense situation
Ernest Hemingway's The killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 934 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 John Huston( Visual )

41 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 849 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 )

17 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 667 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 )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 586 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 )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War comes to America covers the shifting opinion in the US towards siding with the Allies against the Axis until the attack on Pearl Harbor, leading American into full scale involvement. Prelude to war was a US Army training film during WWII before theatrical release. It compares the 'free' and 'slave' worlds and the development of dictatorships in Italy, Germany and Japan. Also included are the rise of antimilitarism and isolationism in the US, plus enemy propaganda. The Nazis strike displays German's acts of diplomatic and military aggression. Learn of the Nazi's consistent underhanded violation of every promise of peace and its exploitation of their foes attempts of appeasement until the invasion of Poland in September of 1939. Divid and conquer chronicles the English and French declarations of war against Germany to the conquest of France by the Nazi. Learn how a combination of innovative Nazi tactics and the acts of traitors allowed for the conquest of most of Europe
Ernest Hemingway's the killers by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

56 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professional killers invade a small town and kill a gas station attendant, who was expecting them. An insurance investigator pursues the case against the orders of his boss, who considers it trivial. Weaving together threads of the slain gas station attendant's life, the investigator uncovers a complex tale of treachery and crime, all linked with a gorgeous and mysterious woman
Solomon and Sheba by King Vidor( Visual )

25 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 249 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
Why we fight by Frank Capra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 205 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 164 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
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

25 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 Multiple languages and 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 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 130 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
Along the great divide by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 2009 in English and held by 112 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 list of Adrian Messenger by John Huston( Visual )

11 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villain dons a variety of disguises to bump off the eleven names on his list
The Battle of Russia by Frank Capra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1944 and 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The fifth film in the series celebrates the spirit of the Russian people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion of their homeland."--Container
 
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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

安东尼·维勒

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Ernest Hemingway's The killersStage doorFrank Capra's state of the unionErnest Hemingway's the killersWhy we fightFilm noir classic collection. 8 timeless suspense thrillers