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Seth Holt (I) (1923–1971)

Seth Holt began as an assistant editor at Ealing in 1944, graduating to editor (1949), producer (1955) and director (1958).He returned to editing for Charles Crichton's The Battle of the Sexes (1960) and for Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960). Probably his best known film is The Nanny (1965), with Bette Davis. He was working on Blood from ... See full bio »

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(age 47) in London, England, UK

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The Nanny
The Nanny Director
(1965)
Scream of Fear
Scream of Fear Director
(1961)
Nowhere to Go
Nowhere to Go Director
(1958)

Filmography

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 1967 Danger Route
 1966 Court Martial (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- La Belle France (1966)
- Savior of Vladik (1966)
 1965 The Nanny
 1964 Espionage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Liberators (1964)
 1960-1961 Danger Man (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Under the Lake (1961)
- Find and Return (1961)
- The Sisters (1960)
- The Key (1960)
 1958 Nowhere to Go
Show Show Editor (9 credits)
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[on the music for "Nowhere To Go"]: It was a very early jazz score, and I think it must have been the first English one. It's my favorite score and I love it. I was given a free hand on that, thank goodness. We didn't have the usual composer in, with the lengths of film. I just sat the musicians down to play a piece and I gave them a brief that I wanted it to be cool yet dirty, and that it should... See more »

Trivia:

In the early 1960s, Holt and actor Zero Mostel prepared a screenplay based on Agatha Christie's "The ABC Murders", planning a film in which Holt would direct Mostel in the role of Hercule Poirot. However, this was postponed, and when the film was eventually made (as "The Alphabet Murders", 1966), Frank Tashlin directed Tony Randall as Poirot, using a new script. See more »

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