WorldCat Identities

Secondari, John H. (John Hermes) 1919-1975

Overview
Works: 47 works in 110 publications in 5 languages and 710 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romantic comedy films  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biography  Educational films  Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John H Secondari
Coins in the fountain by John H Secondari( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1961 in 5 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Romans: Life, Laughter and Law( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
Greeks: In Search of Meaning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizations and narrated sequences. First in a series on the shaping of the western world. In this segment, the magnificent age of Greece is recreated through the words and deeds of its citizens. Portrays the philosophical and moral debates of Greece's Golden Age which relate to the concerns of contemporary civilization through excerpts from theatrical masterpieces, Antigone by Sophocles and Lysistrata by Aristophenes as well as dramatic portrayals of Socrates' arguments on liberty and laws and other themes. Concludes with Socrates' decreed death and the reasons behind it
Spinner of the dream by John H Secondari( Book )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jeff begins to suspect his wife's fidelity, he performs exploits to win her back
Temptation for a king by John H Secondari( Book )

6 editions published between 1954 and 1955 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exiled king in Italy is advised by American journalist not to accept his country's invitation to return as its ruler
The Middle Ages: A Wanderer's Guide to Life and Letters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a tour of the year 1350, with Robert, a wandering student of the time, through dramatic readings from the literature of the Middle Ages
I, Leonardo da Vinci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man, points out the enormous influence of his ideas and innovations as painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist on the western world
Three coins in the fountain by Si kang de rui( Visual )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three American women search for romance in Rome, in this romantic drama that boasts an all-star cast and a 1954 Best Picture Academy Award nomination
Romanticism: The Revolt of the Spirit( Visual )

in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the mood of 19th century Romanticism, ideals of life and death are brought home in the reenactment of Shelley's funeral pyre on the beach, as his friend and fellow poet, Lord Byron, swims out to sea for a better view
Elizabeth: The Queen Who Shaped an Age( Visual )

2 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the character of Queen Elizabeth I, and how the force of this character stamped her time. Describes her accomplishment in making England the richest and most powerful nation in the world through her handling of the religious divisiveness, the conflict between Spain and England, and the question of Mary, Queen of Scots
1492 by Jean Marzollo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Florence, the intellectual, artistic, and scientific achievements of men like Leonardo da Vinci helped to bring Europe from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Reviews other events in Italy and Spain which led ultimately to the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus and tells of his anxious, arduous crossing of the Atlantic
Beethoven : ordeal and triumph( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1998 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the music and life story of Beethoven, portraying his struggle against the deafness that developed at the time when his powers of composition were reaching maturity
1776 by David G McCullough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses factors leading to the American Revolution, and describes decisive events of 1775 and 1776
The Ballad of the iron horse by John Secondari( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the railroad in the United States
Isabel la reina que forjo una era( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: Describe la historia de Isabel, cuando asume al trono, en una Inglaterra dividida y en guerra
The pleasure seekers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three beautiful American women come to Madrid and fall in love
Cosmopolis by David Cronenberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the state of modern cities and discusses what cities will or could be like in the year 2000
Three coins in the fountain : screenplay by John H Secondari( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1960 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1898( Visual )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews periods and events in U.S. history through 1898. Describes the taming of the frontier, treatment of the Indians, problems of the immigrants, the gilded age, and the wealth of a few. Includes the Spanish-American War, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Battle of San Juan Hill
La fontaine des amours( Visual )

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

 
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Alternative Names
John H. Secondari American writer

John H. Secondari Amerikaans romanschrijver (1919-1975)

John H. Secondari escritor estadounidense

Secondari, John H.

Secondari John Hermes 1919-1975

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