WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 500 works in 1,571 publications in 5 languages and 20,726 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery television programs  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Musical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Proofreader, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nigel Bruce
The Sherlock Holmes collection by Roy William Neill( Visual )

171 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight
Dressed to kill by Roy William Neill( Visual )

158 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,612 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 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,336 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 )

17 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and held by 1,246 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 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masterful drama about the twilight of a former vaudeville star is among the writer/director₂s most touching films. Calvero, a once beloved musical-comedy performer, now a washed-up alcoholic who lives in a small London flat. A glimmer of hope arrives when he meets a beautiful but melancholy ballerina who lives downstairs
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes Colonel Warburton's madness & other mysteries] by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

46 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two previously lost original broadcasts of the popular radio drama, Sherlock Holmes. In The guileless gypsy, Holmes handles a case involving a kidnapping, a killing, and Moriarty, the detective's arch enemy. In The Camberwell poisoners, Holmes investigates a household murder that is complicated by numerous motives and suspects
Terror by night by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

97 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 876 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 608 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 518 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 344 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 333 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 Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

14 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 304 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!
The spider woman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and German and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London is in a panic over a series of apparent "Pajama Suicides." Sherlock Holmes, however, is more inclined to believe that they are calculated murders. It is up to the detective and his partner, Dr. Watson, to discover the motive and the means of these crimes and to quickly unmask the murderer. Miss Adria Spedding is an intoxicating woman of character whom Holmes is convinced is behind the killings. A series of masquerades and deadly game playing ensues as Holmes and Watson enter a battle of wits with The Spider Woman
Sherlock Holmes faces death by Roy William Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 276 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 )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 261 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 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 242 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 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful cohort Dr. Watson are back
 
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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 (639)

German (31)

Spanish (14)

French (6)

Italian (5)

Covers
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes Colonel Warburton's madness & other mysteries]Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesThe hound of the Baskervilles