WorldCat Identities

Bruce, Nigel 1895-1953

Overview
Works: 544 works in 1,399 publications in 2 languages and 19,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Interviews  Motion pictures  Detective and mystery television programs  Juvenile works  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Proofreader, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Nigel Bruce
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and held by 1,288 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 )

16 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death
Dressed to kill by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

87 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 975 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
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

85 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight
Limelight by Charlie Chaplin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1951 and 2011 in English and German and held by 873 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 by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

34 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The two original episodes of "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" were first broadcast during the 1940s. The two stories "The Unfortunate Tobacconist" and "The Paradol Chamber" star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce
The woman in green by Roy William Neill( Visual )

66 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice
Terror by night by Basil Rathobone( Visual )

68 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 702 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 )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2006 in English and held by 626 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( Visual )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 545 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
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 442 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 405 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 357 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 325 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 )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the reappearance of a seemingly supernatural hound, bent on destroying the House of the Baskervilles in accordance with an ancient curse
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 Scarlet Pimpernel by Leslie Howard( Visual )

17 editions published between 1935 and 2000 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dashing English dandy Sir Percy Blakeney poses as The Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue aristocrats from death in revolutionary France
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 258 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 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
She( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Randolph Scott leads an expedition into the uncharted arctic in search of a mythical fountain of youth in She. Stranded in the frigid wilderness, Leo and his companions (Nigel Bruce and Helen Mack) stumble onto a colony of ferocious cave dwellers, guardians of Kor, a fantastic subterranean lost kingdom wherein lies the secret to eternal life"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Bruce, William Nigel

Bruce, William Nigel 1895-1953

Bruce, William Nigel Ernle 1895-1953

Languages
English (499)

German (6)

Covers
The new adventures of Sherlock HolmesRobert Louis Stevenson's Treasure IslandSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesThe Hound of the BaskervillesThe Scarlet Pimpernel