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Holt, Seth 1923-1971

Overview
Works: 48 works in 117 publications in 5 languages and 642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Caper films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Slapstick comedy films  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Monster films 
Roles: Director, Film editor, Author, Producer, fme, Performer, Scenarist, Actor, Restager , fmd, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Seth Holt
The nanny by Seth Holt( Visual )

25 editions published between 1965 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blamed for the drowning death of his little sister, ten-year-old Joey Fane has finally returned home after being institutionalized for two years. Placed once again under the care of his devoted nanny, Joey is soon accused of trying to poison his own mother. But when he swears it was the nanny who committed the crimes, his tormented pleas lead some to wonder: is Joey the disturbed killer everyone thinks he is, or is this dear old nanny hiding some murderous secrets?
The Titfield thunderbolt by Charles Crichton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fantasy of small town life with obvious appeal to railway enthusiasts has the locals resisting British Railway's decision to close their quaint branch-line with the bus company attempting to ensure the closure by resorting to dirty tricks. This epitome of Ealing's increasing conservatism in the fifties is, in effect, a remake of Passport to Pimlico (1949) but without the open, exploratory approach of the earlier film. The country community is semi-feudal, led by its traditional leaders, the vicar and the squire, amateurs who can afford to devote themselves to the cause free of the taint of sordid commercialism
Blood from the mummy's tomb by Seth Holt( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British expedition team in Egypt discovers the ancient sealed tomb of the evil Queen Tera. But when one of the archeologists steals a mysterious ring from the corpse's severed hand, he unleashes a relentless curse upon his beautiful daughter. Is the voluptuous young woman now a reincarnation of the diabolical sorceress or has the curse of the mummy returned to reveal its horriffic revenge?
The gorgon by Cushing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gorgon: In middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. The authorities try to hush the matter up, but it becomes apparent that at the full moon, Medusa leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to get to the bottom of it all. Scream of fear: After narrowly surviving an accident in which she nearly drowned, Penny is left wheelchair bound. She returns home to live with her widowed step-mother Jane on the French Riviera. She begins to question her sanity after several times seeing her father's corpse around the house and its grounds. She enlists the help of the friendly chauffeur
The Bette Davis collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scream of fear( Visual )

6 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Peggy is a wheelchair-bound girl set to visit her father in France for the first time in ten years. When she arrives, she learns that he is away on business. She is left with her stepmother, Jane, and Dr. Gerrard, a friend of Penny's father who has come to visit. But when Penny continues to see her father's corpse around the house, she enlists the help of the family chauffeur, Robert, to help solve the mystery"--Container
Battle of the sexes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaking the very foundation of a men-only company, an accomplished business woman attempts to contemporize a manufacturing company
The Lavender Hill mob by Charles Crichton( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bank clerk Henry Holland devises a plot to steal a fortune in gold from his own bank. But when Henry and his odd accomplice decide to melt the gold into souvenir Eiffel Towers to smuggle into France, the result turns disastrous
Nowhere to go by Seth Holt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian thief Paul Gregory pursues Harriet P. Jefferson in order to steal her rare coin collection. Having sold the coins, he puts the money in a safe deposit box and waits to be arrested, expecting to be out in five years. Sentenced to ten years, and with the help of Victor Sloane (Bernard Lee), Gregory breaks out of prison and plans to collect the money, and leave the country. A series of accidents and double-crosses sends Gregory spinning through London's criminal underworld, before he ends up on the run with socialite Bridget Howard through the Welsh countryside
Saturday night and Sunday morning by Karel Reisz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nottingham factory worker is dissatisfied with his lot, gets into trouble through an affair with a married woman, but finally settles for convention
Confession à un cadavre by Seth Holt( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue lamp ; The nanny( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue lamp : When veteran bobby George Dixon is murdered while on duty the Paddington Green police force start a city-wide manhunt to bring the criminal responsible to justice
Taste of fear( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peggy is a wheelchair-bound girl set to visit her father in France for the first time in ten years. When she arrives, she learns that he is away on business. She is left with her stepmother, Jane, and Dr. Gerrard, a friend of Penny's father who has come to visit. But when Penny continues to see her father's corpse around the house, she enlists the help of the family chauffeur, Bob, to help solve the mystery
The blue lamp by Basil Dearden( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British crime drama about the killing of a Scotland Yard policeman and the manhunt that follows
Cherchez la femme( Visual )

in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two faces of Dr. Jekyll by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two faces of Dr. Jekyll: absorbed in research directed towards freeing the two natures of man, Dr. Jekyll degenerates into Mr Hyde, a vengeful maniac.; Scream Of Fear!; and The Gorgon
La momie sanglante( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Multiple languages and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ladykillers by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A not-so-musically-inclined band of outlaws pose as a group of amateur musicians, while secretly plotting a major heist. But the sweet landlady, who rents them their "digs," proves to be too much for these cutthroats. They decide to get rid of her ... a task they find easier said than done
Ein Toter spielt Klavier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue lamp / The nanny ; directed by Seth Holt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Holt, James 1923-1971

Seth Holt britischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent, Drehbuchautor und Filmeditor

Seth Holt britischer Filmregisseur, -produzent, Drehbuchautor und Cutter

Seth Holt Brits filmregisseur (1923-1971)

Seth Holt director de cine británico

Seth Holt réalisateur britannique

Seth Holt regista e produttore inglese

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