WorldCat Identities

Biggers, Earl Derr 1884-1933

Overview
Works: 399 works in 942 publications in 9 languages and 13,431 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery stories, American  Pictorial works 
Roles: Contributor, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3503.I54, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Earl Derr Biggers, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Earl Derr Biggers
The agony column by Earl Derr Biggers ( )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While traveling to London, a young American writer becomes smitten when he overhears a young lady say she is addicted to reading the personal ads, known in London as the "agony columns."
"Seven keys to Baldpate" : a mysterious melodramatic farce by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
45 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Geo. M. Cohan's Grand Opera House, Cohan & Harris, managers, Harry J. Ridings, business manager, Cohan & Harris present the mystery farce in two acts with prologue and epilogue "Seven Keys to Baldpate," by Geo. M. Cohan, founded on the story of that name by Earl Derr Biggers
The house without a key by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
32 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Quincy Winterslip, a young lawyer from Boston, travels to Hawaii to visit his wealthy uncle, Dan Winterslip. John had failed a request to retrieve and destroy a certain box from his uncle's house in San Francisco - but others are also eager to find it. He arrives in Hawaii and learns that his uncle has been murdered. When Charlie Chan offers to help solve the killing and the mysteries surrounding the box, the detective's main clue is a wristwatch with an obliterated number 2...whilst John, much interested in the chief suspect's daughter, assists Chan in solving the mystery
Charlie Chan, five complete novels by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan carries on by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
36 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chan conducts a round-the-world party to investigate a murder. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The Chinese parrot by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
41 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When heiress Sally Jordan is forced to sell a valuable set of pearls, they are sold to the Wall Street financier P.J. Madden through a local jeweller named Alexander Eden. The pearls are to be delivered to Madden in New York by Charlie Chan and the jeweller's son, Bob. However, plans change and the pearls must be taken to Madden's ranch in the Californian desert. But there, mysteriously, a Chinese speaking parrot dies, followed closely by a member of the household. Chan goes undercover to investigate and solves a number of crimes...whilst Bob Eden meets a beautiful young woman
Behind that curtain by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
30 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In San Francisco, former head of Scotland Yard Sir Frederic Bruce pursues the long-cold trail of a murderer. 16 years previously, a London solicitor had been killed. The only clue - the Chinese slippers he wore. At the same time there was another mystery: a series of women around the world had vanished - and all were linked to the disappearance of a woman in India, named Eve Durand. But then, at a dinner party attended by important guests, Inspector Bruce is killed - and he had been wearing a pair of Chinese slippers. Now it's left to Chan to solve the case
The black camel by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
33 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Hawaii the beautiful Hollywood actress, Shelah Fane, rents a house in Wakiki, but when she is found dead in the garden's pavilion, it sparks a murder investigation. It seems that this case is linked with another murder - three years before - of a Hollywood actor, and involves a psychic named Tarneverro. Chan, in his position as a detective with the Honolulu Police Department, untangles the deception, lies and mystery surrounding the case, hoping to find the murderer who brought the 'Black Camel of Death' to her door
Charlie Chan in London ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"To investigate a young woman's claim that her brother has been framed for murder, Chan invites himself to a stately English manor, where guests gathering for a fox hunt unwittingly harbor the real killer!"--Container
Charlie Chan in Shanghai ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chan visits the country of his honorable ancestors only to encounter a murder and an opium ring"--Container
Charlie Chan in Paris ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect seems to have committed crimes in three places at once"--Container
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The famous detective grapples with supernatural forces, as well as a murder mystery in this classic, which also features a young Rita Hayworth"--Container
Keeper of the keys; A Charlie Chan story by Earl Derr Biggers ( Book )
37 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan's reputation for solving the most perplexing murder cases has spread far beyond Honolulu. Having been summoned to Lake Tahoe to investigate the matter of a long-missing child, he finds himself also investigating the murder of a glamorous opera singer
Charlie Chan in the secret service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, Chan becomes a secret service agent assigned to find the killer of an man who invented a way to protect ships from German U-boats
Charlie Chan in the Shanghai cobra ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan faces off against an escaped con from Shanghai who's been killing his victims with cobra venom so he can rob a government vault of its valuable contents: highly toxic radium
Charlie Chan in the Chinese cat ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone is out to steal a wealth of diamonds hidden in a porcelain cat ... and covering their tracks with blood. Only Charlie Chan can unravel this harrowing mystery set in San Francisco
The jade mask ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an eccentric scientist is murdered, the government sends in Charlie Chan to find a missing top secret formula and catch a killer, using one important clue: a broken piece of a jade mask
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan squares off against a talented opera star who suffers from amnesia and an insane need for revenge
Charlie Chan in the scarlet clue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan must stop a murderous thief who'll let nothing--not even show business--stop him from stealing top-secret radar plans
Charlie Chan in black magic ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates a group of spiritualists, illusionists and hypnotists in this puzzling case where a string of apparent suicides - and 1 murder - occurs during a terrifying seance
 
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Alternative Names
Bigerss, Erls Ders, 1884-1933
Biggers, E. D.
Biggers, E.D., 1884-1933
Biggers, Earl 1884-1933
Biggers, Ėrlʹ, 1884-1933
Биггерс, Э. Д., 1884-1933
ビガース
ビガーズ, E. D
ビガーズ, アール デア
Languages
English (288)
Italian (11)
Swedish (5)
French (2)
Danish (2)
Russian (2)
German (1)
Dutch (1)
Hungarian (1)
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