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Slesar, Henry

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Most widely held works by Henry Slesar
Death on television : the best of Henry Slesar's Alfred Hitchcock stories by Henry Slesar( )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Slesar wrote more than 40 stories that were chosen for the classic television show, Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Irony, not suspense, is the key ingredient in the nineteen stories by Slesar offered in this collection. While irony often seems a by-product of cynicism, Anatole France called it "the last phase of disillusion." For Hitchcock and his writers, irony, not just suspense, was the basis of storytelling, along with its two constant companions: humor and pity. Hitchcock first spotted Slesar's work in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. The story, entitled "M Is for the Many," became an episode called "Heart of Gold." A lonely, orphaned young man just out of prison calls on the family of his cellmate. They "adopt" him and he is happy for the first time in his life -- until he learns that their kindness is directed toward finding out where his cellmate hid the money he stole. In his introduction Henry Slesar says, "Hitchcock always appreciated a good joke. He also appreciated a good story. I have never needed a more gratifying commendation than the fact that he liked the ones in this book."--Publisher's description
The thing at the door by Henry Slesar( Book )

21 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La puerta a lo desconocido puede a veces encontrarse en una habitacin̤ recn̤dita de una tenebrosa mansin̤, pero tambiň en los recovecos insoldables de la memoria personal. A veces resulta difc̕il distinguir cuando se abre fuera, y cuando dentro de uno mismo. Que es lo que le sucede a la rica y joven heredera Gail Gunnerson con una obsesiva pesadilla, una pesadilla tan real que pone en peligro su estabilidad psq̕uica: un hombre horrible se aparece una y otra vez en la puerta de su habitacin̤. Lo que puede que no fuera ms̀ que un sn̕toma del trauma que le produjo de nią la muerte de su madre, se complica cuando, adems̀, est ̀en juego una sustanciosa herencia. La gradacin̤ de la tensin̤ en el relato de la angustiosa pesadilla de Gail y la investigacin̤ que realiza su amigo Steve para descubrir la verdad son ejemplos de la habilidad con la que maneja los resortes de la intriga Henry Slesar, un neoyorquino nacido en 1928, considerado uno de los ms̀ consumados dominadores del gňero del terror psicolg̤ico
The gray flannel shroud by Henry Slesar( Book )

29 editions published between 1959 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An advertising man's promotion of a baby food product is complicated by an outbreak of blackmail and murder
Murder at heartbreak hospital by Henry Slesar( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On location of the filming of a TV soap opera, detective Bill Troy of the New York police investigates the murder of the leading lady, a bitchy actress whom many feared. The author is a veteran TV writer
Batman : The complete television series( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman"--Internet movie database
Enter murderers by Henry Slesar( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Multiple murder among a New York Actors' Group
The bridge of lions by Henry Slesar( Book )

13 editions published between 1963 and 1984 in German and English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batman : the complete television series( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman"--Internet movie database
My Father, The Cat by Henry Slesar( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Slesar, as we have said before, is a young advertising executive who has rapidly become one of the better known writers in the field. Here is an off-trail story that is guaranteed to make some of you take a very searching second look at some of the young men you know. ""He wondered if I'd told her everything, and, faltering, I had to admit that I hadn't. She was wonderful-but human.""
Dream Town by Henry Slesar( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman in the doorway looked so harmless. Who was to tell she had some rather startling interests?
Heart by Henry Slesar( )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monk had three questions he lived by: Where can I find it? How much will it cost? When can you deliver? But now they said that what he needed wasn't for sale. "Want to bet?" he snorted
The reluctant genius by Henry Slesar( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is said that Life crawled up from the slime of the sea-bottoms and became Man because of inherent greatness bred into him before the dawn of time. But perhaps this urge was not as formless as we think
Cry of the banshee ; Murders in the Rue Morgue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murders in the Rue Morgue: "Paris ... at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre ... where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe"--IMDB.com (viewed Dec. 28, 2017)
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fifth and final season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring all 36 episodes aired in 1963-1964
One grave too many by Henry Slesar( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1994 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeven macabere verhalen. Met woordverklaringen Engels-Engels
Ein Bündel Geschichten für lüsterne Leser 16 Kriminalgeschichten by Henry Slesar( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1999 in German and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Hitchcock delves into the many facets of gambling with four episodes from the classic television show
Alfred Hitchcock presents( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur: An amiable chap who runs a New Zealand poultry farm is happy when a former flame re-enters his life until a richer man comes along. Arthur's solution is, of course, murder ... murder most fowl. Crystal Trench: An English mountain climber dies and his body becomes frozen in a glacier. His young wife clings to his memory and lives for the day that his corpse will emerge at the foot of the glacier. Horseplayer: The pastor of a poor church has a parishioner who is getting miraculous results at the race track. He can't condone gambling, but the temptation to place a bet is great. Mrs. Bixby and the colonel's coat: Mrs. Bixby is having a secret affair but when the wealthy gentleman decides to end it he buys her a gift ... a mink coat, but how to get it home without making hubby suspicious? Bang! You're dead: Chester likes to play cowboy complete with gun but today the unsuspecting lad has filched a real gun from his uncle and his family must find him before its too late
Edgar Allan Poe's Murders in the Rue Morgue( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staged murders in the small theater of the macabre on the Rue Morgue become real in this tale of horror
The batman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wealthy entrepreneur Bruce Wayne and his ward Dick Grayson lead a double life: they are actually the crime-fighting duo Batman and Robin. A secret Batpole in the Wayne mansion leads to the Batcave, where Police Commissioner Gordon summons the Dynamic Duo on the Batphone with the latest emergency threatening Gotham City. Racing to the scene of the crime in the jet-powered Batmobile, Batman and Robin must (with the help of their trusty utility-belts) thwart the efforts of a rogues gallery of flamboyant arch-villains, including the Joker, the Penguin, the Riddler and the Catwoman"--Internet movie database
 
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Murder at heartbreak hospital
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Henry Slesar Amerikaans auteur

Henry Slesar amerikansk manusforfattar

Henry Slesar amerikansk manusförfattare

Henry Slesar amerikansk manusforfatter

Henry Slesar amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Henry Slesar autore americano

Henry Slesar écrivain américain

Henry Slesar US-amerikanischer Autor

Slesar, Henry 1927-2002

Slisar, Genri 1927-2002

Слезар, Генри

هنری سلسار

스레사, 헨리 1927-

슬레사, 헨리 1927-

슬레서, 헨리 1927-

スレッサー, ヘンリー

スレッサー, ヘンリイ

ヘンリー・スレッサー

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