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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Works: 3,535 works in 11,504 publications in 17 languages and 45,827 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Film remakes  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Biography  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Contributor, Librettist, Author of introduction, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edgar Wallace
King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

97 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 2,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham, a filmmaker and entrepreneur, leads an expedition to Skull Island, a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong," and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate a strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. When Ann finds herself captured by the natives to become the bride of the mysterious Kong, the ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of Kong. Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
King Kong by Peter Jackson( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A monster ape is brought to New York City by a film producer where it terrorizes the city before it is subdued
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Book )

62 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novelization of the 1930s cinematic classic follows the discovery on a remote island of a giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneurs. Includes stills from the original movie
The four just men by Edgar Wallace( Book )

131 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cabinet decides to take action when the Foreign Secretary receives a threatening letter from 'The Four Just Men', already known to have committed sixteen murders
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace( Recording )

28 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and German and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Great classic stories : [22 unabridged classics]( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The ringer : a play in four acts by Edgar Wallace( Book )

141 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting thriller showing Scotland Yard at grips with a super-criminal whose identity remains obscure until the end
The mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I see wrong in everything, ' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' Working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever applied to detective fiction
Sanders of the river by Edgar Wallace( Book )

63 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissioner Sanders is called upon by the British Government to keep a watchful eye upon some quarter of a natives, who ten years before had regarded white men as they regard the unicorn. '
The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

80 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James Beardmore receives a letter demanding œ100,000 he refuses to pay - even though it is his last warning. It is his son Jack who finds him dead. Can the amazing powers of Derrick Yale, combined with the methodical patience of Inspector Parr, discover the secret of the Crimson Circle?
Anthony Browne's King Kong by Anthony Browne( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Information: 1st American ed. Adapted from King Kong; novelization by Delos Wheeler Lovelace; originally published by Grossett et Dunlap, c1932
The door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace( Book )

86 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dick Martin is leaving Scotland Yard. His final job, investigating a stolen book, takes him to Gallows Cottage. Arriving home, Martin finds Lew Pheeney being followed by a man for whom he worked. 'Doing what?' demands Martin. Lew confesses. 'I was trying to open a dead man's tomb!' The telephone rings
The council of justice by Edgar Wallace( Book )

31 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. Herein lies the justification for The Council of Justice - a meeting of great and passionless intellects. These men are indifferent to world opinion. They relentlessly wage their wits and cunning against powerful underworld organisations, against past masters of villainy and against minds equally astute. To breakers of the unwritten laws they deal death
The squeaker by Edgar Wallace( Book )

74 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Squeaker is a piece of early crime writing by author Richard Wallace, first published in 1927. It is the thrilling story of story of a group of London jewel thieves and the company they keep. An entertaining tale of mystery and intrigue in London's underworld, this volume constitutes a must-read for lovers of crime fiction. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author
The clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace( Book )

43 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clue of the Twisted Candle Another locked-room mystery by British master storyteller Edgar Wallace. In this tale, John Lexman, a renown mystery writer, is imprisoned on charges of murder. T.X. Meredith, his friend employed by Scotland Yard, tries to prove his innocence
The just men of Cordova by Edgar Wallace( Book )

27 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three friends - Poiccart, Manfred and Gonsalez - may be enjoying the Spanish city of Cordova with its Moorish influences, but they are still committed to employing their intellect and cunning to dispense justice. They consider that when justice is meted out for some crimes, the punishment is insufficient. Their belief is that there are some transgressions that the written law cannot redress. The Just Men are ruthless and will use their own methods. They will carry out their own verdicts - and deal death
The angel of terror by Edgar Wallace( Book )

54 editions published between 1890 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Glover of Rennet, Glover and Simpson does not believe his cousin Meredith killed Bulford. Meredith's father was an eccentric and unless Meredith is married by the age of thirty his sister inherits everything. She is dead and Meredith, now in prison, is thirty next Monday. Meanwhile Lydia Beale is struggling to pay her dead father's creditors. When Glover offers her money she is shocked. However, despite the strange conditions attached, it is a proposal she cannot afford to ignore. [Publit]
The keepers of the king's peace by Edgar Wallace( Book )

35 editions published between 1917 and 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble prone Bones
The green rust by Edgar Wallace( Book )

34 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. van Heerden had conceived as his life's ambition the punishment of the Allied Powers for their victory over Germany by destroying simultaneously all their wheat harvest by means of a poison, of which he alone had the secret, called the Green Rust. How this scheme was frustrated just in the nick of time makes as thrilling a story of mystery, intrigue and action as any that Mr. Edgar Wallace has even given us
Bones in London by Edgar Wallace( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery
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Alternative Names
Edgar Wallace angleški pisatelj

Edgar Wallace Brits journalist

Edgar Wallace britský autor detektivek, novinář a dramatik

Edgar Wallace englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Edgar Wallace journaliste, romancier, dramaturge et cinéaste anglais

Edgar Wallace Richard Horacio Edgar Freeman, écrivain anglais

Edgar Wallace scrittore, giornalista, sceneggiatore e commediografo britannico

Edgarus Wallace

Uolles, É. 1875-1932

Uolles, Ėdgar 1875-1932

Valas, Edgar

Valas, Edgar 1875-1932

Volles, Edgar 1875-1932

Volless, Edg 1875-1932

Volless, Edgars 1875-1932

Wallace, Bryan Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace Edgar

Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace, Edwar 1875-1932

Wallace, Richard Horacio Edgar 1875-1932

Wallace Richard Horatio Edgar

Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar 1875-1932

Едгар Воллес

Едгар Уолъс

Уоллес, Э 1875-1932

Уоллес, Э. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдг. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдгар 1875-1932

Уоллес, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Едгаръ, 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эд. (Эдгар), 1875-1932

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ.

Уоллесъ, Эдгаръ, 1875-1932

Эдгар Ўолес

Эдгар Уоллес

וואלאס, אדגאר

וואלאס, אדגאר 1875־1932

וואלאס, אדגאר, סופר בריטי

וואלעס, אדגר 1875-1932

וולס, אדגר

וולס, ריצ'ארד הורשיו אדגר

וולס, ריצ'רד הורשיו אדגר

וועלס, אדגר 1875-1932

ולס, אדגר 1875-1932

إدجار والاس، 1875-1932

إدغار والاس

ادگار والاس

والاس، ادجار

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에드거 월리스

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