WorldCat Identities

Auer, John H. 1906-1975

Overview
Works: 52 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  Film adaptations  Film noir  Documentary films  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Author, fmd, Producer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John H Auer
City that never sleeps by John H Auer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir police thriller juggles around five characters through a particularly bad night in a Chicago police precinct: Johnny Kelly, a stressed out cop ready to crack; Sally 'Angel Face' Connors, a lounge singer looking for a way out; Hayes Stewart, a thug-for-hire who's dying to move up in the syndicate; Penrod Biddle, a smooth and corrupt district attorney; and Sgt. Joe, an honest cop trying to keep Joe on a straight path
Hell's half acre( Visual )

6 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the ex-racketeer Chet Chester, who is blackmailed by his former criminal partners. Chester's girlfriend Sally kills one of his enemies, but Chester takes the blame, assuming that he has enough clout to escape with a lighter sentence. Meanwhile, Dona Williams arrives on the scene, certain that Chester is her long-lost husband. When Sally is murdered, Chester escapes from Jail intending to find her killer and clear his name
A man betrayed by John H Auer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small town attorney, Lynn Hollister investigates the supposed suicide of his childhood friend in the big city. He sets out to prove that an above-the-law politician (Edward Ellis) is actually crooked, but the price of integrity is sweet this instance, since Lynn happens to be in love with the politician's beautiful daughter (Francis Dee)
Musicals : 20 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minstrel man: Oscar-nominated musical drama about the rise, fall and redemption of Dixie Boy Johnsonk who worked his way to the top of Broadway via minstrel shows. Gladys George stars. (1944) B & W 62 min. unrated
The eternal sea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Admiral John M. Hoskins, a decorated naval officer who despite losing a foot at the Battle of Leyte Gulf continued his military career through the Korean War
Jane Doe by Edward Kienholz( Visual )

2 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While stationed in France during World War II, a married American fighter pilot commits bigamy and marries a local French girl. After the end of the war, he disappears, returning to the U.S. The war bride follows him to the U.S., finding him married to a successful lawyer. The bigamist tries to get her deported and in the ensuing argument, she accidently kills him. And to everyone's surprise, the man's widow decides to take on her case and defend her
The Wheel of Fortune by Edward Coley Burne-Jones( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Cameron, political leader of Temple City, is a ruthless politician whose love for his beautiful daughter, Sabra, is his one soft spot. Sabra's affection for her father makes her blind to his reputation. Sabra is attracted to Lynn Hollister, a shrewd small-town lawyer who comes to Temple City to investigate the mysterious death of his close friend. Cameron's henchmen try to take over his power and Lynn crushes the Cameron organization
S.O.S tidal wave( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The corrupt Clifford Farrow, his sights set on winning the New York City mayoral race with backing from the nefarious political boss Melvin Sutter, sees the world as his oyster. That's until stalwart television journalist Jeff Shannon unmasks a hoax that would place the unscrupulous and unqualified Farrow into power
Beat the band( Visual )

3 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the adventures of Ann Rogers, a young opera student, and Damon Dillingham, the classical voice instructor who needs Ann's tuition money to reunite his old swing group for a nightclub gig that follows appearances by Gene Krupa and his band. Includes a Krupa drum solo and a "boiler room" sequence in which he drums on steam pipes
Rhythm in the clouds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical comedy centers on a down-on-her luck songwriter. Desperate and hungry, she fakes a letter of admittance into the building where a rich composer resides. Once inside, she finds the composer is out of town and makes herself at home in his apartment. Things go well for her until the composer returns to find the young woman and his residence in disarray
Fiesta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's go collegiate: Musical-comedy about a college crew team that enlists the help of a truck driver when their best oarsman is drafted
The crime of Doctor Crespi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mad surgeon Anton Crespi gives his romantic rival a drug that puts him into a death-like state
Classic musicals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up in the air (1940, 61 min.): A radio singer is murdered while singing on the air in a radio studio. Radio page boy, Frankie Ryan, and his janitor pal, Jeff, solve the mystery for the none-too-sharp police
Circus girl( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob and Charlie, partners in a circus trapeze act, are both in love with beautiful and innocent Kay. When Bob finds out that Charlie, now Kay's husband, has been secretly unfaithful to her, he becomes furious with his partner. After Charlie's career is ended by a horrific accident, for which he blames Bob, Charlie devotes himself to plotting Bob's death
Gangway for tomorrow( Visual )

3 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the way to work, five defense workers contemplate their pasts and their own reasons for working
The Crime of Dr. Crespi( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An angry man buries a rival alive in order to try and steal the fellow's wife
Seven days ashore( Visual )

3 editions published between 1944 and 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedy team of Wally Brown and Alan Carney is topped billed, but they are really supporting players. The film's story is centered on the amorous adventures of Gordon Oliver and Elaine Shepard. Brown and Carney play Oliver's buddies. This is one of the few times in their cinema careers when Brown and Carney did not play Jerry and Mike
Pan-Americana( Visual )

2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine staff visits Latin America. Includes many musical numbers
Erich Von Stroheim mystérieux( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical double feature Rhythm in the clouds ; Sitting on the moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sitting on the moon: Hollywood rake Danny West is a hit songwriter in desperate need of inspiration
 
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Alternative Names
John H. Auer Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1906-1975)

John H. Auer amerikai rendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1906-75

John H. Auer amerikanesche Regisseur

John H. Auer cinéaste américain

John H. Auer director de cine estadounidense

John H. Auer regista e produttore cinematografico ungherese

John H. Auer US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Джон Х. Ауэр

ジョン・H・オーア

Languages
English (60)