WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 625 works in 1,837 publications in 5 languages and 22,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Children's films  Horror films  Comedy films  War films  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Proofreader, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

40 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragil, gently-reared young English heiress fears she has just married a murderer
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

27 editions published between 1940 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,275 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
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

103 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,065 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 Brian De Palma( Visual )

118 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,063 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
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 910 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
The woman in green by Roy William Neill( Visual )

96 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice
The terror by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

99 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 896 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
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

40 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a nostalgic story of age giving over to youth, Calvero, an aging music hall star, befriends a young dancer who has tried to commit suicide. There are marvelous recreations of music hall routines, including one in which Buster Keaton performs with Chaplin. A loving look at the world of Chaplin's own youth
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

5 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
The blue bird( Visual )

8 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in English and held by 584 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 542 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 )

16 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 498 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 413 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 Tony Richardson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and held by 375 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
Sherlock Holmes faces death by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in English and held by 285 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
Rebecca( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife's memory haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in English and held by 282 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 complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

7 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 272 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
Roxie Hart( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 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
 
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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

نایجل بروس

نیگل بروس بازیگر بریتانیایی

ナイジェル・ブルース

奈杰尔·布鲁斯

Languages
English (649)

German (12)

Spanish (5)

French (3)

Italian (1)

Covers
LimelightLassie come homeRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesThe hound of the Baskervilles