WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 610 works in 1,749 publications in 5 languages and 21,327 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Melodrama  Musical films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Proofreader, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

181 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

39 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,353 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 )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,273 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 )

47 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,135 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
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

99 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes : [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries] by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 935 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
Terror by night by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

94 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 868 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 )

7 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 591 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 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avast, mates, and heed a pirate's tale. Billy Bones, bless his cursed soul, has hefted his cutlass and grog for the last time, leaving behind scarcely a doubloon. Aye, but he has left a map to a fabled buried treasure. The unforgettable stars of 1931's The Champ unite for a rousing adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale. Jackie Cooper is Jim Hawkins, a lad living the kind of adventure every child dreams about. Treasure map in hand, Jim and his backers set sail for realms and riches unknown aboard the Hispaniola. But beware, me hearties: Notorious, one-legged Long John Silver (Wallace Beery) has signed on to the voyage by posing as a cook. Will the treasure fall into his scheming grasp? Will the Hispaniola soon be a-flying the dreaded skull and bones? Drop anchor and watch. A pirate's life for ye! - Container
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 496 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 414 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 )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 351 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 343 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 )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 294 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
Sherlock Holmes faces death by Roy William Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 288 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 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
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

4 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 fourteen classic films
The corn is green by Irving Rapper( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and held by 250 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
She( Visual )

9 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of explorers sets out on a dangerous mission in search of the legendary "flame of life," a mysterious force that bestows immortality. The perilous journey takes them north to the heart of a remote glacier, where they are captured by the beautiful She, an independent, powerful, and fearsome woman who rules a fantastic, subterranean kingdom"--Container
Pursuit to Algiers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 229 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
 
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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 actor britànic

Nigel Bruce actor británico

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

Նայջել Բրյուս բրիտանացի դերասան

ניג'ל ברוס שחקן בריטי

نیگل بروس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ナイジェル・ブルース

奈杰尔·布鲁斯

Languages
English (619)

German (13)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

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 Baskervilles