Toler, Sidney 1874-1947
Most widely held works about Sidney Toler
Most widely held works by Sidney Toler
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission.
Charlie Chan in the Chinese cat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1944 and 2004 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Someone is out to steal a wealth of diamonds hidden in a porcelain cat ... and covering their tracks with a murder. When a novel is written which accuses the wife of the victim of the murder, her daughter calls in Charlie Chan and his no. 3 son to unravel this harrowing mystery set in San Francisco.
Charlie Chan in the secret service ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 316 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 between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 309 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 black magic ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates a group of spiritualists, illusionists and hypnotists in this puzzling case where a string of apparent suicides and a murder occur during a terrifying séance.
The jade mask ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 240 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 in the scarlet clue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 239 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.
Castle in the desert ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan is summoned to a mysterious, secluded castle deep in California's Mojave Desert, to investigate a brutal murder that may have been committed by a descendant of the infamous Borgia family.
Charlie Chan in city in darkness ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
When Chan heads to Paris for a reunion with his WWI buddies, he finds the City of Light plunged into darkness, as Europe teeters on the brink of war. But when Chan stumbles on an evil spy ring that's selling arms to Germany, the intrepid detective is determined to shed the light of justice onto evil's darkest and most dangerous enterprise.
Charlie Chan in Reno ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
In Reno, if love hurts, divorce can be murder. When Charlie Chan sets out to solve the murder of an unhappily married socialite, he soon discovers that "til death do us part" can be a deadly vow to break. As the legendary detective squares off against desperate divorcées, murderous mistresses and blackhearted blackmailers, he quickly begins to suspect that when it comes to America's divorce capital, "happily ever after" may be the greatest casualty of all.
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
When Chan sets out to investigate the link between several suspicious deaths and a mysterious psychic named Dr. Zodiac, he soon finds himself up to his third eye in intrigue. But as the great detective edges closer to the shocking truth, he finally begins to see that behind every great mystic is an even greater magician.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
A murder mystery about a ship bound for San Francisco that takes a murderous detour to Hawaii. As the incomparable investigator awaits the birth of his number-one grandchild, his own scheming sons try to fill their father's shoes by solving a high-seas murder mystery on their own. But when a second victim is found strangled, it's up to Chan to tie up the boat-- and eventually the murder case.
Dead men tell [and] Charlie Chan in Rio ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1941 and 2008 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Dead men tell: Charlie Chan teams up with his number two son, Jimmy, to solve a mystery that takes place aboard a ship bound for a treasure hunt. Using a map, Charlie has to solve the mystery before they all wind up in Davy Jones' locker.
Murder over New York ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Murder over New York: Charlie Chan and his son are on vacation in the Big Apple where they find themelves in the middle of a murder investigation after a policeman turns up dead.
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 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.
Charlie Chan collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Dark alibi: Chan must act quickly to stop the execution of an innocent Death Row inmate. Dangerous money: Number Two Son and Chattanooga Brown aim to help Chan investigate a murder on a cruise to Samoa. The trap: In Toler's last appearance as Chan, he investigates the killings of showgirls in Malibu. The Chinese ring: In Winters' debut as Chan, a Chinese princess is murdered in Chan's house.
Edgar G. Ulmer the man off-screen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Edgar G. Ulmer, the man off-screen: "A nice homage to the filmmaking genius behind The Black Cat, Detour, and The Man from Planet X. Featuring testimonials from Roger Corman, John Landis, Joe Dante, Wim Wenders, and Detour's ultimate femme fatale Ann Savage, The Man Off-Screen paints a vividly impressionistic portait of a no-budget auteur stylistically able to 'take a rat and make Thanksgiving dinner out of it.'"--Container.
Double wedding ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
The head of a wealthy family attempts to dissuade her younger sister from a career in Hollywood, with humorous results.
The Charlie Chan chanthology ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"The Chinese cat" has Charlie trailing diamond thieves; Charlie tries to catch a killer in "Charlie Chan in the secret service"; "The jade mask" has Charlie at odds with the family of a murdered scientist; "Meeting at midnight" has Charlie investigating a group who specialize in seances and murder; "The Shanghai cobra" has Charlie face off against an escaped con; "The scarlet clue" pitts Charlie against a murderous thief.
Monsoon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
"Marge (Gale Sondergaard) is a cabaret singer and proprietor of the Isle of Forgotten Sins, a nightclub and brothel on a South Seas island. When two rough and ready patrons (John Carradine and Frank Fenton) strike a deal together to dive for a sunken $2 million in gold, Marge convinces them to take her along. The crew locates the gold just off an island in the archipelago, but a series of double-crossings and an approaching monsoon threaten to tear apart the expedition."--Container.
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