Wurtzel, Sol M. 1890-1958
Most widely held works about Sol M Wurtzel
Most widely held works by Sol M Wurtzel
Bright eyes ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
A little girl is forced to live with her mother's employers after she is killed in an accident. An aviator who wants to adopt the little girl gets involved in a custody battle with the employer's uncle.
Steamboat 'round the bend ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver.
Mr. Moto takes a chance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
"On a mission to unmask the leader of a military uprising in Tong Moi, Mr. Moto finds himself deep in the darkest jungles of Asia posing as an archaeologist. But when his excavation of a local temple unearths a massive cache of weapons and explosives, Mr. Moto is compelled to join forces with a beautiful -- but mysterious -- adventurer whose interest in Tong Moi may not be as innocent as it seems" -- Container.
Thank you, Mr. Moto ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
"Mr. Moto heads to China on a quest for seven ancient scrolls that reveal the location of Genghis Khan's tomb, a crypt filled with fabulous treasure! But Moto isn't the only one stalking the scrolls -- so is a shadowy band of thieves. But when his ruthless rivals go too far, the mild-mannered detective's quest for antiquities becomes a passion for vengeance. Because if he can't bring them to justice, he'll bring them to their knees!" -- Container.
Mysterious Mr. Moto ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate -- a ruthless murderer -- to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader, Mr. Moto must use all of his wits -- and disguises -- to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization -- before he strikes again!" -- Container.
Think fast, Mr. Moto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"When his import/export business is infiltrated by international diamond smugglers, Mr. Moto must follow a trail of clues littered with beautiful women, glittering gems and deadly assassins. Making his way from the mysterious streets of San Francisco's Chinatown, to the dark and dangerous alleys of Shanghai, Mr. Moto will stop at nothing to bring the culprits to justice -- even if it means making the ultimate sacrifice!" -- Container.
Judge Priest ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
The good judge tries the case of a Civil War veteran accused of assault before a jury of Confederate veterans.
Life begins at 40 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con to work at his paper, the town's rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie, shuts down Clark's operation. Undaunted, Clark starts a new paper in direct opposition to Abercrombie and recruits the town bum to run against Abercrombie for mayor.
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise: When a trusted colleague requests assistance in investigating a murder on a high-society pleasure cruise, the unflappable sleuth Charlie Chan is all too happy to help.
Jitterbugs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters.
William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation by William Fox ( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The big noise ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The duo play janitors accidentally hired as sleuths to protect a new super-bomb destined for the War Department in Washington, DC. Through a series of crazy misadventures, our heroes end up in a remote-controlled airplane, along with the bomb, and headed straight for trouble.
Irvin S. Cobb's Judge Priest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Judge Priest: Rogers plays a small town judge whose unconventional but sound policies endear him to his constituents.
The Laurel and Hardy collection . Volume 2, [Disc 1], A-haunting we will go ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Coffins go missing, and laughs go flying, when Laurel and Hardy find themselves part of Dante the Magician's 'Arabian Nights' stage show.
Mr. Moto's last warning ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Peter Lorre returns as the clever and cunning international police detective Mr. Moto in this sixth installment of the popular series. Mr. Moto is on assignment in Egypt's Port Said, determined to thwart a diabolical conspiracy that would destroy diplomatic relations between England and France and jump start World War II. Mercenary saboteurs, led by the paranoid ventriloquist Fabian the Great (Ricardo Cortez) and the duplicitous Eric Norvel (George Sanders), plot to blow up an arriving fleet of French ships. Early on, the evil renegades are convinced they've stopped Mr. Moto for good, but they've actually murdered an imposter! Demonstrating his mastery of disguise, Mr. Moto assumes the identity of a mild-mannered antiques dealer, cannily strategizing against the scoundrels' every move. With the assistance of secret agent Richard Burke (John Carradine), Mr. Moto employs his singular ingenuity to foil the deadly scheme.
Shirley Temple in Bright eyes ( Visual )
in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley--until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster.
365 nights in Hollywood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2008 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
This rare look at Harlow starlet Alice Faye before her big box office makeover shows her singing, dancing and romancing in a musical comedy filled with hope, glamour and happiness. As a carhop lured into a phony drama school by a washed-up director, Faye shines in a succession of elaborate numbers and comedy antics bound to make you smile. This film, considered lost for over six decades has never been shown on television.
Shirley Temple America's sweetheart collection. Volume 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Baby takes a bow: A little girl helps her father accused of theft by finding the real crook.
Shirley Temple collection. Vol. 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Bright eyes: Shirley is the little darling of a group of aviators, who splits her time between her pilot godfather, Loop, and her long-suffering mother, a housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family. When a tragic accident leaves Shirley orphaned, Loop sets out to adopt Shirley-- until he learns he's not the only one determined to keep the adorable youngster. Dimples: A little girl with nothing but tiny dimples and a huge amount of talent makes her way from poverty to potential stardom. Heidi: Story of a girl sent to live with her hermit grandfather in the Alps, where her influence reconciles her grandfather to the town. Then her aunt takes her away from the grandfather she has come to love, to live in Frankfurt as the companion of a crippled girl whom Heidi encourages to try walking again.
Bright eyes Heidi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bright eyes: The darling of a group of aviators, Shirley splits her time between her pilot godfather Loop, and her long suffering mother, housemaid for a selfish, wealthy family.
Action and adventure films Air pilots Armories California--San Francisco--Chinatown Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character) Charlie Chan films China China--Shanghai Comedy films Crime films Criminal investigation Custody of children Detective and mystery films Diamond smugglers Drama England--London Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Fox, William,--1879-1952 Fox Film Corporation French Guiana--Devil's Island Gangster films Indochina International police Judges Juvenile works Kentucky Moto, Mr. (Fictitious character) Murder for hire Murder--Investigation Newspapers Ocean travel Orphans Panama--Panama Canal Private investigators Records and correspondence River boats Scrolls, Chinese Thieves Thrillers (Motion pictures) Trading companies Treasure troves Undercover operations Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women adventurers Wurtzel, Sol M.,--1890-1958
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