WorldCat Identities

Matthews, Francis

Works: 132 works in 231 publications in 2 languages and 2,374 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Horror films  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Documentary films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Monster films  Vampire films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Contributor, Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6001.L678, 823.912
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Francis Matthews
Most widely held works by Francis Matthews
Mystery mile by Margery Allingham( Recording )

11 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this early Campion mystery, the mild-mannered detective sets out to investigate why someone would attempt to kill an American judge. Whether by bad luck or bad marksmanship, four others have already died in place of Judge Lobbett. The tale involves a complex plot, a host of unforgettable characters, and a good dose of British humor, making it a classic in the genre
Black plumes by Margery Allingham( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cupboard, a corpse, and a cache of family skeletons ... The Ivorys lived in state, in London. All respectable. But when Frances warned her grandmother that "something was going on," it was the understatement of the decade. Upstairs, in a cupboard, there was soon to be a corpse, and when that came to light, out fell the whole file of well-suppressed family secrets and hatreds
The fashion in shrouds by Margery Allingham( Recording )

9 editions published between 1939 and 2019 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georgia Wells had been designed by nature as a poster rather than a pen drawing-- magnificent on-stage, but off-stage a little larger than life. It was to meet her that Albert Campion went to the dress-show in Park Lane. Only the day before he had finally located the dinner-jacketed skeleton of her barrister fiancé who had disappeared three years before. And Georgia Wells wasn't allowing it to be suicide, not at any price"--Container
The revenge of Frankenstein( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is saved from the guillotine by his devoted dwarf Fritz, and when they move to Carlsbruck he becomes known as the celebrated Dr. Stein and begins his gruesome experimentation once again
Monsters and madmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atomic submarine: When the nuclear-powered submarine the Tiger Shark sets out to investigate a series of naval disasters near the Arctic Circle, its fearless crew finds itself besieged by electrical storms, an unidentified floating saucer, and lots of hairy tentacles
The case of the late Pig by Margery Allingham( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Campion was summoned by an anonymous message to the funeral of a school bully from his childhood; Campion had already forgotten about the funeral until he was called to investigate a distasteful death, that of his school bully - freshly killed five months after his own funeral
Dracula, prince of darkness by Terence Fisher( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four English tourists find themselves stranded in the mysterious village of Karlsbad, a sinister and remote place of a deadly, dark legend. Their journey leads them to an abandoned castle where a nightmarish destiny awaits them here, but an evil in need of resurrection, a blood craving beast known only as Count Dracula, Prince of Darkness
The White Cottage mystery by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven people might have murdered the mysterious recluse who lived in the gaunt house whose shadow fell across the White Cottage
Traitor's purse by Margery Allingham( Recording )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man clouded by amnesia knows only that he must do something that is vitally urgent to the fate of the world and must figure out what to do, and where, before it is too late
Cargo of eagles by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a love-lorn historian and a one-woman avenging army, Albert Campion uncovers layers of deceit, malice and murder in a small village
Death of a ghost by Margery Allingham( Recording )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lafadio R.A. is dead but his influence is not. He left instructions that after his death one painting was to be exhibited every year. On the eighth year, at the unveiling, a murder occurs
Sweet danger by Margery Allingham( Recording )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Way back during the Crusades, Richard I presented the Huntingforest family with the tiny Balkan state of Averna but since then the kingdom has been forgotten, until circumstances in Europe suddenly render it extremely strategically important to the British government. They hire unconventional detective Albert Campion to recover the long-missing proofs of ownership--the deeds, a crown, and a receipt--which are apparently hidden in the village of Pontisbright
Dancers in mourning by Margery Allingham( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Albert Campion investigates a deadly practical joker and falls in love with someone else's wife
Corridors of blood by Robert Day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London in the 1840s is the setting for this British horror film starring Boris Karloff as Dr. Thomas Bolton, an eminent surgeon determined to discover an effective anesthetic to relieve his patients suffering. Unusual for its time, the film deals with the consequences of drug addiction, Boris Karloff gives one of his finest performances as the Doctor experimenting on himself who becomes addicted and finally destroys his own career in his relentless pursuit of the elusive anesthetic gas. Much of the story takes place in the slum area of old London known as the Seven Dials, hence the film's original title The Doctor of Seven Dials, a curious mix of horror and historical drama
The beckoning lady by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Albert Campion mystery, the preparations for the midsummer extravaganza are in full swing til a body is found lying in a ditch
The china governess by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adopted heir Timothy Kinnit refuses to marry his beloved Julia until he learns the truth about his parentage. But when Albert Campion traces the roots of young Timothy's family tree, he finds them buried in a nasty scandal involving a jilted nanny and a murder. When another death occurs the sinister blood legacy threatens the young lovers
The fear sign by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Campion, with help from his long-suffering manservant Lugg, solves an ingeniously crafted case involving an ancient riddle, a cursed village, and baffling murder. Aristocratic Campion and his two young friends Eager-Wright and Farquharson pose as the Hereditary Paladin of Averna and his entourage. Together they embark on a dangerous search for the crown and deeds of a lost kingdom. The erudite Campion misses no clues in solving this classic Golden Age mystery that's both thrilling and hilarious
Fear is the key by Alistair MacLean( Recording )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En flyvemaskine lastet med guldbarrer bliver skudt ned over et oliefelt ud for den amerikanske kyst. Gangsterbanden, der står bag nedskydningeen, prøver at finde flyvraget og få bjærget lasten
Flowers for the judge by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a director of the respected publishing house of Barnagas goes missing, nobody sees fit to question his disappearance. But when his corpse is discovered in the firm's strongroom, the questions are never-ending
Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons : the complete series( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the year 2068, Earth's greatest defense team, Spectrum, is tasked with fighting a cosmic battle against an ancient race from the planet Mars: the sinister Mysterons. Possessing the ability to recreate the exact likeness of any object or person they destroy, the evil aliens set their sights on Spectrum's number one agent-the intrepid Captain Scarlet. But when their initial attack on Scarlet fails, the Mysterons discover they have awoken what will be their most dangerous enemy. Obtaining the Mysterons' special power of retro-metabolism, Captain Scarlet has been rendered virtually invulnerable ... and completely unstoppable in his quest to protect the Earth from any attack"--Container
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The White Cottage mystery
Black plumesThe fashion in shroudsThe case of the late PigThe White Cottage mysteryTraitor's purseCargo of eaglesThe fear signFlowers for the judge
Alternative Names
Francis Matthews acteur britannique

Francis Matthews actor britànic

Francis Matthews actor británico

Francis Matthews (akteur)

Francis Matthews aktor britanik

Francis Matthews attore britannico

Francis Matthews britischer Theater-, Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

Francis Matthews British actor

Francis Matthews britisk skodespelar

Francis Matthews britisk skuespiller

Francis Matthews Brits acteur (1927-2014)

Francis Matthews brittisk skådespelare

Френсис Мэтьюз

فرانسیس متیوز بازیگر بریتانیایی


English (88)

Latin (2)