WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Works: 478 works in 1,624 publications in 5 languages and 20,730 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Detective and mystery television programs  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Made-for-TV movies  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Proofreader, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nigel Bruce
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

289 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,655 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 )

41 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 4 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 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,269 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 )

56 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,159 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 )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 963 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
Ultimate avengers by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

101 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of murders in which each victim's forefinger was cut off
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
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

24 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and German and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Victor Fleming( Visual )

7 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 510 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 Charge of the light brigade by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 370 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 334 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
Roxie Hart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 268 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 )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 250 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 )

8 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Spanish 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. One of her students Morgan Evans turns from bully to brilliant student
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Harold Young( Visual )

19 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing English dandy Sir Percy Blakeney poses as The Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue aristocrats from death in revolutionary France
The Chocolate soldier( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungary's most popular musical comedy team, Karl Lang and Maria Lanyi are married to the stage as well as to each other. But after six months of wedded bliss, Karl convinces himself that his flirtatious wife is planning to leave him. Deciding to put Maria's loyalty to the test, he woos her in the guise of a Russian guardsman, unaware she's seen through his act and is pretending to fall for his charms just to teach him a lesson
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Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island
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



English (594)

German (27)

Spanish (22)

French (7)

Italian (3)

The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries]Ultimate avengersRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandThe Scarlet Pimpernel