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Manners, David 1901-1998

Overview
Works: 71 works in 239 publications in 6 languages and 5,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Interviews  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Sherlock Holmes films  Psychological fiction  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Manners
 
Most widely held works by David Manners
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )
82 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
The mummy by Boris Karloff( Visual )
38 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archeology team. Dressed in the garb of a modern-day Egyptian, he sets out to find his lost love, terrorizing the members of the expedition who must find a way to stop him
Pre-code Hollywood collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder at the Vanities: This film is an elaborate showcase for the female form. It violated almost every section of the Code
The black cat by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )
10 editions published between 1934 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bus crash on a lonely Austrian road compels American honeymooners to spend the night at the house of Herr Poelzig, a sinister looking man who is engaged in an intense death-feud with Dr. Werdegast, whom the couple met on the Orient Express
The miracle woman by Frank Capra( Visual )
6 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based loosely on the life of famed evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson
The death kiss by Edwin L Marin( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When an actor in a mystery film is actually killed during the filming of a scene and his wife is arrested for the crime, her lover investigates the many possible suspects in order to prove her innocence
A bill of divorcement by George Cukor( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in French and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A witty romantic comedy about the disruption caused when a young woman's father returns home after fifteen years in a mental asylum
Forbidden Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They call it sin: Marion Cullen, a young Kansas girl follows a man to New York, only to be jilted. She tries to make it big in the chorus and learns a lesson about show business
The Moonstone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young adventurer and his Hindu man-servant arrive at a mysterious mansion in order to deliver the Moonstone, an amazing gem that had been stolen from a temple located deep in the Indian sub-continent. During the course of the night, the fabled jewel is stolen and Scotland Yard Inspector Cuff is forced to investigate a mansion full of suspicious and colorful suspects. Things become very serious when the thief resorts to murder and assault to cover their tracks which forces Inspector Cuff to solve this mystery before worse things happen
Dracula Frankenstein, The bride of Frankenstein, and Creature from the Black Lagoon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frankenstein: Dr Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts.
Mystery classics 50 movie pack ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of 50 mystery films with intrigue and suspense. Most seem to be from the 1930s through the 1950s
Mystery Classics 50 movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hours of intrigue and suspense
Civil War ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drums in the deep South: Best friends graduate from West Point only to find themselves fighting on opposite sides of the Civil War -- Hellbenders: An ex-Confederate officer and his sons rob a train as a way to revive the Confederacy. After the robbery, they must fight the law, the U.S. Cavalry, and enraged Indians to escape --Blood and honer: As war sweeps through the South, Union troops led by a renegade colonel, take possession of a plantation and hold hostage two beautiful sisters --Hearts in bondage: A U.S. Navy lieutenant is engaged to a woman whose brother is also a naval officer. When Virginia secedes from the union, the future brothers-in-law pledge loyalty to different sides in the Civil War
The mummy The wolf man ; The invisible man ; Phantom of the opera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phantom of the opera: A pathetic orchestra violinist worships an aspiring opera singer from afar and has been secretly financing her music lessons. Believing his beloved concerto is stolen he kills the man he holds responsible, but his mistress throws a pan full of acid in his face. After the man leaves the opera house a series of accidents occur and it is threatened that they will continue until the aspiring singer is given leading roles
Frank Capra the early collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bitter tea of General Yen: A tragic tale of a Chinese warlord's unrequited love for an American missionary, set during China's Civil War
Mystery classics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Murder by television]: A professor who perfects the technology of television is murdered; Lugosi, his assistant and the assistant's twin are prime suspects
Universal classic monsters the essential collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wolf man: A man who returns to the family estate to take over its affairs risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf
Mystery classics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of 8 classic mystery films. Bluebeard: The authorities have been on the hunt for a serial killer, an artist who strangles his models when they fail to meet his standards of perfection. The death kiss: An actor and notorious womanizer is killed when a prop gun's fake bullets are replaced with real ones. Dressed to kill: Sherlock Holmes sets out to unravel the case of a convict locked away in a British prison who has made music boxes out of stolen engraving plates from the Bank of England. Torture ship: A well-intentioned doctor takes a group of convicts out to sea so he can privately conduct experiments. Murder by television: A murdered professor has recently completed a new invention--the television. One of the suspects is found stabbed to death--but is he really dead or is it just a ruse to throw authorities off course? Terror by night: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are on a mission to protect a priceless diamond from falling into the clutches of a master of disguise, Colonel Moran. State Department file 649: A U.S. Foreign Service agent becomes trapped in an isolated North China village by a scheming warlord who is threatening to execute his American hostages. A study in scarlet: Coded messages and calling-card clues keep Sherlock Holmes on his toes as he deduces his way to the truth behind a number of mysterious deaths
Mystery classics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The death kiss]: While filming the closing scene of "The Death Kiss", leading man Myles Brent is actually killed. Having played around with, or been married to, most of the women connected with the movie studio, there are lots of suspects. When leading lady Marcia Lane is arrested for the killing, her suiter, a studio writer, starts to investigate the killing in order to prove her innocence
White zombie by Victor Halperin( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White Zombie: A man has a witch cast a spell on the woman he loves intending to lure her away from her fiance, instead she becomes a zombie
 
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Acklom, Rauff de Ryther Duan.
Acklom, Rauff de Ryther Duan 1901-1998
De Ryther Duan Acklom, Rauff.
De Ryther Duan Acklom, Rauff, 1901-1998
Duan Acklom, Rauff de Ryther.
Duan Acklom, Rauff de Ryther, 1901-1998
Ryther Duan Acklom, Rauff de.
Ryther Duan Acklom, Rauff de, 1901-1998
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