Latimer, Jonathan 1906-1983
Most widely held works about Jonathan Latimer
Most widely held works by Jonathan Latimer
Topper Topper returns ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
[Topper]: A sophisticated and playful couple become ghosts and haunt the life of a stuffy banker. [Topper returns]: Cosmo Topper helps a shapely ghost track down her killer.
The big clock ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress" -- Container.
The lady in the morgue by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Headed for a hearse by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
15 editions published between 1935 and 1990 in English and French and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Plunder of the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
American insurance investigator Al Colby is hired to smuggle a package out of Havana and into Oaxaca, Mexico. When the man who hired him is murdered aboard ship, Colby decides to find out what he is carrying and why it is worth killing for.
Black is the fashion for dying by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
5 editions published between 1959 and 1990 in English and French and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Dashiell Hammett's the glass key ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Intricate mystery about a slightly corrupt politician, accused of murder, who solicits his right-hand man (Ladd) to hunt down the real killer.
Sinners and shrouds by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1955 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Topper returns ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
Topper (Roland Young) encounters a sarcastic ghost (Joan Blondell) who insists that our intrepid hero help her find her murderer. The plot unravels in Carrington Hall, a fabulous haunted mansion, replete with mysteries and a phantom that passes through solid stone. Beset by falling objects, dark, mysterious corridors and hidden traps, Topper must persevere to solve the dark crime. Of course the setting would be incomplete without the dastardly butler, the prissy housekeeper, a performing seal, Topper's irascible chauffeur "Rochester" and Ms. Blondell's disappearing corpse.
Copper Canyon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
In the early days after the Civil War, Johnny, a vaudeville sharpshooter, tries to outrun his past as a hero in the Confederate Army. But when some ex-Confederate miners need protection from Unionists and corrupt lawmen who run Copper Canyon, Johnny decides to fight for justice. Along the way he wins the heart of a local beauty.
The dead don't care by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
16 editions published between 1938 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The search for my great-uncle's head by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
2 editions published between 1937 and 1989 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
One stormy night, Peter Coffin arrives at the isolated country house in Michigan belonging to his Great Uncle Tobias. The butler is reluctant to admit Peter, even though his uncle had summoned him there. Later the house-keeper finds Uncle Tobias' headless body at his desk in the library.
The unchained goddess ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1958 and 1992 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Uses live action, animation, and documentary film excerpts to tell the story of weather, explaining what it is, what causes it, and what scientists are doing to predict and control it. Includes scenes of hurricanes, tornadoes, and lightning.
Murder in the madhouse by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
12 editions published between 1935 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Red gardenias by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
The strange case of the cosmic rays ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1957 and 1992 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Uses live action, animation, and documentary film excerpts to probe the mysteries of cosmic rays, their character, and behavior, pointing to the work of scientists in pure research in their constant search for more knowledge of matter and energy.
Solomon's vineyard by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
9 editions published between 1941 and 1992 in English and French and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Topper & Topper returns ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Topper: The funloving Kerbys, stockholders in the bank of which henpecked, stuffy Cosmo Topper is president, drive recklessly once too often and become ghosts. In limbo because they've never done either good or bad deeds, they decide to try a good one now: rehabilitating Topper. Lovely, flirtatious Marion takes a keen personal interest in the job. Will Topper survive the wrath of jealous ghost George? Will Mrs. Topper find that a scandalous husband isn't all bad? ; Topper returns : he third of the Topper films, based on Thorne Smith's fantastic novel, is an 'old dark house' spoof. Joan Blondell returns in ghostly form and enlists Topper's help in order to solve her own murder.
Dark memory by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1940 and 1953 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Solomon's vinyard by Jonathan Latimer ( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 2006 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
First written in 1941 but banned from publication in the U.S. until 1988, this hard-boiled mystery covers such unsavory but potent topics as grave-robbing, religious cults, kinky sex, and whorehouse violence. In this classic noir novel, a private eye from St. Louis arrives at the small town of Paulton to protect his wealthy client's daughter from a suspicious religious cult. Throughout the span of the case, he confronts Paulton's mob boss, avenges his partner's death, and falls for a classic femme fatale named Princess.
American Civil War (1861-1865) Bankers Comedy films Comedy films Cosmic rays Criticism, interpretation, etc. Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories, American Detective and mystery stories, English Drama Educational television programs Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film noir Film noir Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Ghosts History Juvenile works Latimer, Jonathan,--1906-1983 Man-woman relationships Meteorology Meteorology--Audio-visual aids Mexico Miners Motion picture plays Murder--Investigation Nuclear physics Periodical editors Private investigators Sharpshooting (Military science) Smuggling Storms Television programs Thrillers (Motion pictures) Treasure troves Unionists (United States Civil War) United States Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Weather Weather--Audio-visual aids Western films Western films Zapotec Indians--Antiquities
Multiple languages (4)
Greek, Modern (1)