WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 637 works in 1,630 publications in 5 languages and 20,931 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Historical films  Television programs  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
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

174 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,761 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 )

39 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 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 Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

44 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 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 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two previously lost original broadcasts of the popular radio drama, Sherlock Holmes. In The book of Tobit, Holmes becomes romantically involved with a woman whose three previous husbands died on their wedding night. In Murder beyond the mountains, Holmes disguises himself as a Norwegian explorer to investigate an unsuccessful attempt on his life which has left everyone else believing that he is dead
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

89 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight
Terror by night by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

89 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 850 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 598 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 )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 555 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
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Moriarty has at long last been brought to trial for murder, but is acquitted after the court finds a lack of sufficient evidence. Moriarty wastes no time in plotting his next crime, but he must first divert the attention of the Great Detective
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 411 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 )

10 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 376 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 340 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 held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Sir Charles Baskerville is killed outside of Baskerville Hall, Dr. Mortimer fears that the curse of the Baskervilles has struck again. He enlists the help of Sherlock Homes, before another Baskerville can succumb to the evil legend
Roxie Hart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 270 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
Sherlock Holmes faces death by Roy William Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 260 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
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 247 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. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student
Pursuit to Algiers( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 225 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 Scarlet pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 223 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

Νάιτζελ Μπρους

Найджел Брюс

نیگل بروس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ナイジェル・ブルース

奈杰尔·布鲁斯

Languages
English (595)

German (13)

French (4)

Spanish (4)

Italian (1)

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