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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 (1959) 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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 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
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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 »

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Began directing a farcical detective thriller, "Monsieur Lecoq", in 1967 and filmed for several weeks in mostly bad weather which caused considerable delays. Eventually, Columbia Pictures decided it would be cheaper to abandon the uncompleted film. John Le Mesurier, who had a small role, suggested in his autobiography that Holt had never recovered from this career blow. See more »

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