WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 499 works in 1,570 publications in 5 languages and 20,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Proofreader, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nigel Bruce
The Sherlock Holmes collection by Roy William Neill( Visual )

201 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight. Sherlock Holmes, in The Woman In Green, investigates a series of murders in which each victim's forefinger was cut off
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

155 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the Bank of England
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank account that's strictly low-life
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery drama in which a timid young woman marries a troubled widower who is accused of murdering his first wife
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

56 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1914 London, the film stars Chaplin as an aging music hall comic who's convinced he can no longer move people to laughter. But he gets a final opportunity to shine when he saves a young, equally desperate ballet dancer from suicide, then guides her to triumph on the stage
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries] by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two previously lost original broadcasts of the popular radio drama, Sherlock Holmes. In The Viennese strangler, Holmes and Watson investigate the murder of a Hungarian and go undercover to confront a strangler. In The nortorious canary trainer two dead canaries lead Holmes and Watson to a killer
Terror by night by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

101 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock and Watson investigate the murder on a train from London to Edinburgh and how it might be connected to an attempted jewel theft
The blue bird( Visual )

6 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woodcutter's two children are led by a fairy through the past, present, and even the future to find the Bluebird of Happiness
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Jim Hawkins works on the ship known as the Hispaniola. Posing as a cook, one-legged Long John Silver joins the crew seeking to steal the treasure and ship
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the fourteen Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. After learning the history of the Baskerville curse from the hirsute Dr. Mortimer, Sherlock Holmes takes upon himself the responsibility of protecting sole heir Henry Baskerville from suffering the same fate as his ancestors: a horrible death at the fangs of the huge hound of Grimpen Moor. Unable to head to Baskerville mansion immediately, Holmes sends his colleague Dr. Watson to act as his surrogate. What Watson doesn't know is that Holmes, donning several clever disguises, is closely monitoring the activities of everyone in and around the estate
The charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flynn stars in this classic tale of a band of British Lancers who challenge an army of 25,000 Russians
Stand up and cheer!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson are called upon to solve the case of a 200 year old curse. Is the creature menacing the young baronet a real life monster, a supernatual apparition or simply an hallucination? When Holmes and Watson are called in the game is afoot!
Sherlock Holmes faces death by Roy William Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Watson, tending recuperating soldiers housed at centuries-old Musgrave Manor, summons Sherlock Holmes to investigate strange happenings. What follows is a bizarre series of events, including murders, secret passages, a game of chess and a mysterious family ritual."--Container
Roxie Hart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roxie agrees to be accused of murder so the publicity will advance her dancing career. Whether she actually committed the crime is irrelevant to the reporters, who fall all over themselves to give Roxie her 15 minutes of fame
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these classic films
The corn is green by Irving Rapper( Visual )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schoolteacher Lilly Moffat is dismayed by conditions in a Welsh mining town. She sets up a school to teach fundamental education to the villagers. Her housekeeper and daughter oppose the project, as does the local Squire who will not rent her space. Using part of her own home, she goes ahead with Miss Moffat's School
Pursuit to Algiers( Visual )

11 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who murdered the King of Rovenia? Can they be stopped before they kill his heir? When Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson board a ship to protect the young man, they find themselves up against notorious jewel thieves as well as royal assassins
The Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and German and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful cohort Dr. Watson are back
The Scarlet pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing English dandy Sir Percy Blakeney poses as The Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue aristocrats from death in revolutionary France
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesThe hound of the Baskervilles
Alternative Names
Bruce, William Nigel

Bruce, William Nigel 1895-1953

Bruce, William Nigel Ernle 1895-1953

Nigel Bruce acteur britannique

Nigel Bruce attore britannico

Nigel Bruce britischer Schauspieler

Nigel Bruce britisk skodespelar

Nigel Bruce britisk skuespiller

Nigel Bruce Brits acteur

Nigel Bruce brittisk skådespelare

Найджел Брюс

نیگل بروس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ナイジェル・ブルース

Languages
English (670)

German (29)

Spanish (17)

French (8)

Italian (6)

Covers
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries]Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesThe hound of the BaskervillesThe Scarlet pimpernel