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Goddard, Charles 1879-1951

Overview
Works: 41 works in 62 publications in 1 language and 790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film series  Film serials  Action and adventure films  Silent films  Short films  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Goddard
The ghost breakers ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Larry Lawrence (Hope), a Manhattan radio commentator sought in connection with a murder he did not commit, eludes New York police by hiding in a steamer trunk. Soon the trunk and Larry are aboard a ship bound for Cuba, where the trunk's owner, pretty Mary Carter (Goddard), is sailing to take possession of a recent inheritance: a haunted castle
Bob Hope thanks for the memories collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(The paleface) "Timid correspondence school dentist 'Painless' Peter Potter unwittingly marries sharpshooter Calamity Jane who is hot on the trial of a dangerous renegade gang in the Wild West."--Container
Scared stiff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A singer and his busboy friend flee from a murder charge and land on a mysterious island to help an heiress in distress
The perils of Pauline; a motion picture novel by Charles Goddard ( Book )
7 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The perils of Pauline ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally a 20-episode serial, "The Perils of Pauline" premiered March 23, 1914 at Loew's Broadway Theatre in New York City. The ward of wealthy Mr. Marvin, Pauline is engaged to his nephew Harry. When Mr. Marvin dies unexpectedly, it is revealed that he has left her inheritance in the care of his secretary, Mr. Koerner, until the time of her marriage. Although she truly loves Harry, Pauline wants to wait a while before marrying. She plans to become an author, and decides that to prepare herself, she must go out and have adventures. Mr. Koerner tries to turn Pauline's various adventures against her and have her "disappear" thus keeping the money for himself. Some of the perils Pauline faces include burning houses, kidnapping, runaway horses, sinking submarines, being left bound and gagged in caves and cellars, speeding cars, wild Indians, and hordes of rats
The misleading lady, a play in three acts by Charles Goddard ( Book )
1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The exploits of Elaine by Arthur B Reeve ( Book )
4 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Perils of Pauline ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twelve episodes of a matinee serial with all the elements of the classic cliffhanging serial: snakes, explosions, kidnappings, collapsing buildings, bizarre native rituals, mysterious treasure hunts, non-stop excitement and a grand sense of fun. Includes ambitious spectacle, cleverly-plotted intrigue and edge-of-the seat cliffhanging suspense. Not rated
The goddess by Gouverneur Morris ( Book )
1 edition published in 1915 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost breaker a novel based upon the play by Charles Goddard ( )
2 editions published between 1915 and 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The misleading lady by Charles Goddard ( Book )
3 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ghost breaker by Paul Dickey ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mysteries of Myra by Hereward Carrington ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The long-lost original novelization by real-life paranormal investigator Hereward Carrington and pioneer serial screenwriter Charles Goddard (author of the Perils of Pauline, and many more early chapter plays) of the most horrific and captivating serial ever made--in fact, the only one that ever fully dealt with the supernatural
The Hope diamond mystery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Dakar, Marcon's Hindu servant, discovers that his master is not dead. The diamond, which had been dropped in a mail box, is returned to Lord Hale. Both Atherton and Dakar send Lord Hale forged notes which state that Marcon no longer wishes to sell the diamond and ask that Lord Hale give it up. John and Mary go to the Hale mansion in search of their employer, Marcon. The diamond is taken by Dakar
The Hope diamond mystery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode we leap centuries to continue the modern story. Nang Fu tells Mary, over whom he has acquired a strange hypnotic influence, that she will help him get the diamond from her employer, Marcon, that evening. Mary is unable to resist Nang Fu's occult power, yet loathes hiding the facts from John Gregge, whom she loves. Marcon begins to doubt the fidelity of everyone, including Mary, his secretary, and John, the criminologist. Marcon feels that evil is impending and at midnight a wild chase begins in the Marcon home with everyone attempting to steal the stone
The Seven pearls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ilma, a young American woman raised in Turkey, must recover seven priceless pearls stolen from the sultan. If she does not recover them within six months, she must enter the sultan's harem or her foster father, Mustapha Bey, will be beheaded. In this episode, Ilma and Harry, a remorseful young man who originally stole the pearls from Ilma's home, attempt to retrieve the pearls in New York
The Seven pearls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1917 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ilma, a young American woman raised in Turkey, has come to New York to recover seven priceless pearls stolen from the sultan. If she does not recover them within six months, she must enter the sultan's harem or her foster father, Mustapha Bey, will be beheaded. In this episode, Ilma and Harry are rescued from the water and from pursuing villains, Perry Mason and Stayne, by the coast guard. Ilma is later visited by a cult priest who has gained one pearl and wants another to complete the eyes of the cult's idol. The priest drugs Ilma and tries to steal one of the pearls. Eventually, Perry is trapped in the idol's mighty grasp and Ilma and Harry gain two pearls, only to have them taken by a mysterious man
The Hope diamond mystery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. In this episode Tavanier and Bibi meet in the temple and embrace at the feet of Sita. Tavanier steals the diamond. While she waits for Tavanier to return, Bibi is seized by Ghung's men and taken to a lonely hut
The broken wing by Paul Dickey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
New National Theatre, direction W.H. Rapley, business manager W.H. Fowler, "The Broken Wing," by Paul Dickey and Charles W. Goddard, management Sargent Aborn, play staged by Paul Dickey
The Hope diamond mystery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1921 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This fifteen-part serial drama follows the story of the Hope diamond, beginning in the sixteenth century, and shows the tragedies it brings to those who are involved with it until it is returned to its rightful place in the breast of a Hindu idol representing the goddess of love. This episode begins with the theft of the diamond in the temple. A curse is pronounced upon the descendants of those who have despoiled the goddess. The story then picks up in London where Lord Hale negotiates for the stone with a wealthy American collector, James Marcon. The collector leaves the diamond with Lady Hale who is to wear it that evening. Upon returning to his room, Marcon is threatened by Sidney Atherton who is masqueraded as the criminal Nang Fu
 
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Goddard Charles 1879-1951
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