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Wurtzel, Sol M. 1890-1958

Works: 112 works in 189 publications in 4 languages and 3,393 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Instructional films  Children's films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Sol M Wurtzel
Publications by Sol M Wurtzel
Publications by Sol M Wurtzel, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Sol M Wurtzel
Most widely held works by Sol M Wurtzel
Bright eyes ( visu )
13 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and Chinese and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley--until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest ( visu )
24 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in English and Catalan and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Judge Priest: Rogers plays a small town judge whose unconventional but sound policies endear him to his constituents
Steamboat 'round the bend by John Ford( visu )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 248 libraries worldwide
When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
My darling Clementine: A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang
Mysterious Mr. Moto ( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate -- a ruthless murderer -- to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader, Mr. Moto must use all of his wits -- and disguises -- to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization -- before he strikes again!"--Container
Mr. Moto takes a chance ( visu )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 201 libraries worldwide
"On a mission to unmask the leader of a military uprising in Tong Moi, Mr. Moto finds himself deep in the darkest jungles of Asia posing as an archaeologist. But when his excavation of a local temple unearths a massive cache of weapons and explosives, Mr. Moto is compelled to join forces with a beautiful -- but mysterious -- adventurer whose interest in Tong Moi may not be as innocent as it seems"--Container
Thank you, Mr. Moto ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
"Mr. Moto heads to China on a quest for seven ancient scrolls that reveal the location of Genghis Khan's tomb, a crypt filled with fabulous treasure! But Moto isn't the only one stalking the scrolls -- so is a shadowy band of thieves. But when his ruthless rivals go too far, the mild-mannered detective's quest for antiquities becomes a passion for vengeance. Because if he can't bring them to justice, he'll bring them to their knees!"--Container
Think fast, Mr. Moto ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
"When his import/export business is infiltrated by international diamond smugglers, Mr. Moto must follow a trail of clues littered with beautiful women, glittering gems and deadly assassins. Making his way from the mysterious streets of San Francisco's Chinatown, to the dark and dangerous alleys of Shanghai, Mr. Moto will stop at nothing to bring the culprits to justice -- even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice!"--Container
Life begins at 40 by George Marshall( visu )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con, Lee Austen, to work at his paper, the town's rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie shuts down Clark's operation
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan in Panama: Crime solver Charlie Chan is busily working undercover in the volatile wartime region of Panama, which is rife with spies and conspirators. He uncovers a sinister plot to blow up the Panama Canal and destroy the U.S. naval fleet
William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation by William Fox( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
"The year was 1917, and the movie industry was booming, especially on the West Coast. From his offices in New York, Fox Film chairman William Fox needed a way to control his new studio in Los Angeles (without making the coast-to-coast train trip he detested). He needed to send someone west - and he chose his 27-year-old secretary, Sol Wurtzel." "Because Fox would not travel, he and Wurtzel held "meetings" only by mail. In extensive correspondence, they discussed, planned, speculated on, and argued about every aspect of the studio's operations - from how much to pay Tom Mix to how to edit Theda Bara's newest picture."
Jitterbugs by Malcolm St. Clair( visu )
3 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters
The big noise ( visu )
4 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The duo play janitors accidentally hired as sleuths to protect a new super-bomb destined for the War Department in Washington, DC. Through a series of crazy misadventures, our heroes end up in a remote-controlled airplane, along with the bomb, and headed straight for trouble
Mr. Moto's last warning ( visu )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Peter Lorre returns as the clever and cunning international police detective Mr. Moto in this sixth installment of the popular series. Mr. Moto is on assignment in Egypt's Port Said, determined to thwart a diabolical conspiracy that would destroy diplomatic relations between England and France and jump start World War II. Mercenary saboteurs, led by the paranoid ventriloquist Fabian the Great (Ricardo Cortez) and the duplicitous Eric Norvel (George Sanders), plot to blow up an arriving fleet of French ships. Early on, the evil renegades are convinced they've stopped Mr. Moto for good, but they've actually murdered an imposter! Demonstrating his mastery of disguise, Mr. Moto assumes the identity of a mild-mannered antiques dealer, cannily strategizing against the scoundrels' every move. With the assistance of secret agent Richard Burke (John Carradine), Mr. Moto employs his singular ingenuity to foil the deadly scheme
Bright eyes Heidi ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Heidi: When her aunt tires of caring for her, orphan Heidi is taken into the Swiss mountains to live with her gruff grandfather (Hersholt), a hermit who comes to adore her. But the aunt returns to steal Heidi away, selling her to a family whose invalid daughter (Jones) needs a companion. Bullied by an evil governess (Nash), Heidi still charms the entire household and never stops trying to return to her beloved grandfather
The Laurel and Hardy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Coffins go missing, and laughs go flying, when Laurel and Hardy find themselves part of Dante the Magician's 'Arabian Nights' stage show
Shirley Temple America's sweetheart collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: A talent scout believes that little Rebecca could be the next big thing on radio and tries to get her on the air
365 nights in Hollywood ( visu )
3 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This rare look at Harlow starlet Alice Faye before her big box office makeover shows her singing, dancing and romancing in a musical comedy filled with hope, glamour and happiness. As a carhop lured into a phony drama school by a washed-up director, Faye shines in a succession of elaborate numbers and comedy antics bound to make you smile. This film, considered lost for over six decades has never been shown on television
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Alternative Names
Sol M. Wurtzel American motion picture producer
Sol M. Wurtzel producteur de cinéma américain
Sol M. Wurtzel produttore cinematografico statunitense
Wurtzel, Solomon Max 1890-1958
Wurtzel, Solomon Maximilian 1890-1958
Сол М. Вуртцель
English (85)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
Catalan (1)
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