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Litel, John 1892-1972

Overview
Works: 136 works in 201 publications in 1 language and 6,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Action and adventure films  Western films  War films  Comedy films  Sports films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about John Litel
 
Most widely held works by John Litel
The Life of Emile Zola by William Dieterle( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1862 Paris, Emile Zola is barely scratching out a living writing muckraking articles about the poverty of the French people and the corruption of their leaders. Until "Nana," about the life of a prostitute, becomes a smash hit and turns Zola into a celebrity, champion of the people. As he churns out a string of similar books that make him quite rich, his old friend Paul Cezanne tells him "An artist should remain poor." His determined intervention in the Dreyfus Affair, at the request of Dreyfus's wife Lucie, results in "J'accuse!" his famous denunciation of the Army, and leads to a conviction for libel. He flees to England, where he remains until granted amnesty. Unfortunately, he dies before the news that Dreyfus was exonerated and reinstated to full rank can reach him. Indicative of the mores of its time, during the course of this clear story about institutionalized anti-Semitism, the word "Jew" is never mentioned. And while most Hollywood biographies must be taken with a grain--if not a handful--of salt, the film makes a reasonable effort at accuracy and completeness
Jezebel by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julie Marsden is a Southern belle with a knack for manipulating the men in her life. Although she is to be wed to Preston, the engagement is called off due to her insensitivity and unusual behavior. When Preston returns from the North married, Julie's pride and selfish nature resurfaces and she provokes a duel between Buck (Julie's ardent admirer) and Ted (Preston's brother) to the death. Later when a yellow fever epidemic strikes Preston, Julie goes to his side
They died with their boots on by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly fictionalized account of the life of George Armstrong Custer from his arrival at West Point in 1857 to his death at the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1876. Custer has little discipline at the academy but is prepared to stand up to the senior cadet, Ned Sharp, who makes his life miserable. While there he catches the eye of the commandant, Col. Phil Sheridan and also meets his future bride, Elizabeth Bacon. His wife arranges with Gen. Scott for him to be appointed a Lt. Colonel and given command of the 7th Cavalry. Custer is depicted as a friend of the Indians and fights his old nemesis Ned Sharp, who is taking advantage of them and trying to provoke a war with his own financial gain in mind. Custer dies in the now famous battle on June 25, 1876 at the age of 36
Dodge City by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1866, Kansas, the American civil war has just finished and the armies disbanded. The building of the West begins, and in 1872, the new city of Dodge City is ruled by violence and shootings. The Irishman Wade Hatton is a man adapted to these days and presently is conducting a group of pioneers, including Abbie Irving and her reckless brother, to Dodge City. Once in the city, Wade is invited to be the local sheriff, and an incident makes him accept the position. He tries to clean up the cattle town, ruled by the powerful outlaw Jeff Surrett and his gang, with the support of the decent local people
The original Nancy Drew movie mystery collection by Carolyn Keene( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Drew, detective: Nancy and Ted Nickerson solve a kidnapping case of a wealthy elderly lady; Nancy Drew, reporter: When a young woman is accused in a poisoning death, Nancy searches for a vital piece of evidence to clear her; Nancy Drew, trouble shooter: Nancy clears her Uncle Matt of murder charges when she exposes the real murderers; Nancy Drew and the hidden staircase: Nancy and Ted must try to solve a murder to save two elderly ladies from losing their family home
Knute Rockne, All American( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I've decided to take up coaching as my life work," Knute Rockne says. Coach he does, revolutionizing football with his strategies, winning close to 90 percent of his games, and helping establish the University of Notre Dame's Fighting Irish as a gridiron powerhouse, but victories alone do not mean success to Rockne. He wants to shape his players into responsible and honorable men
They drive by night by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of brothers trying to make it as independent truck drivers."--Container
The fighting 69th( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
San Antonio by Franz Stoedtner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rustlers have taken Clay Hardin's cattle and have holed up in San Antonio. So Clay does what any cowboy in his position would do: strap on his sidearm, ride into town and settle the score
Virginia City( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1864 and the Confederacy's last hope is an infusion of gold to buy war materials. The gold is available, if someone can smuggle it from a town far west of all the fighting - Virginia City, Nevada. An undercover Union officer is determined to stop a gold-laden train from rolling into Dixie
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham, imdb.com
Houseboat by Melville Shavelson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A government attorney, separated from his wife when she dies, is left widowed with three unruly kids. When the youngest runs away, he is found by Cinzia, an Italian woman who is rebeling against her father. The children convince their father to hire her as their maid and through a series of misadventures move onto a dilapidated houseboat together
20 WWII movies( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great movies set during the World War II era, projecting the spirit and solidarity of Allied forces in the European and Pacific theaters
War classics : Casablanca express ; Cold war killers ; A yank in Libya ; Waterfront ; Commandos ; Eagles attack at dawn ; Hitler's SS: portrait of evil ; Go for broke( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 1. North Star: "Kolya, Kurin, Damian, and Marina are Ukraine farmers whose whole way of life is turned upside down when Germany, in disregard of former treaties, takes over the land in an iron-fisted occupation. Many of the enraged farmers take up arms in opposition of the Nazi, heading to the countryside to fight, while the people left behind destroy their crops rather than relinquish them to the German regime"--Container. Submarine base: "It is World War II and the Nazis have just sunk an American ship. The ship's engineer Jim Taggart survives and is rescued by a local fisherman off the coast of South America. Taggart recognizes the fisherman as Joe Morgan, a former New York gangster. Morgan has been living on the island, lying low and staying at a halfway house that also serves as a bar for the island's farmers and traders. Soon Taggart discovers that Morgan has been selling torpedoes to the Nazis but he doesn't know that Morgan has designed the missiles to explode when the German boats go to sea, thus sinking them. Confusion and mayhem result when the Allies and the Nazis question just whom Morgan is working for"--Container. Gung ho!: "A true-life epic that revolves around an exclusive division of the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, made up of only the strongest, fittest, most talented men nicknamed "Carlson's Raiders". They make their raid on Makin Island, resulting in a volatile confrontation that will go down in history"--Container. The sell out: "An action-drama centered on a former CIA operative who grudgingly rejoins the spy-game due to the machinations of his one-time student, a screw up who goes to work for the Soviets. As his job drags him deeper into a dangerous and under-handed world, the student wants out of the agency and out of the U.S.S.R. But the man's choices have made him a target and now both the United States and Russia want him dead, sending their most able hit men to do it"--Container
Route 66( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
Castle on the Hudson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The big prison break is scheduled for Saturday. But superstitious Sing Sing inmate Tommy Gordon won't be busting out: Saturday has always been his hard-luck day. Tommy doesn't know it, but despite the muscle of his mobster connections and the love of his devoted moll, he'll never see a good-luck day again"--Container
 
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The Life of Emile Zola
Alternative Names
John Litel acteur américain

John Litel Amerikaans acteur (1892-1972)

John Litel amerikansk skådespelare

John Litel amerikansk skodespelar

John Litel amerikansk skuespiller

John Litel attore statunitense

John Litel US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Litel, John B. 1892-1972

Litel, John Beach 1892-1972

Джон Лител

جان لیتل بازیگر آمریکایی

ジョン・ライテル

Languages
English (49)

Covers
The original Nancy Drew movie mystery collectionKnute Rockne, All AmericanDoctor X