Longden, John 1900-1971
Most widely held works by John Longden
Blackmail ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 libraries worldwide
[Blackmail] A young woman kills an artist who attempts to rape her. Her Scotland Yard detective boyfriend soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else. First produced as a silent film, then in this version with dialog.
Young and innocent ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
A police constable's daughter aids the escape of a man who is falsely accused of murder. Together they search to find the real culprit and prove that he did not strangle the film star. A climactic nightclub scene reveals the real killer with a typical Hitchcock surprise.
Young and innocent ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The young daughter of a police chief protects an escaped murder suspect.
Alfred Hitchcock the early years of the master of suspense ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The ring: A local prizefighter loses everything after being defeated by a champion in the ring and embarks on a quest to set up a rematch-- and revenge.
The skin game ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and French and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Story about a conflict between two wealthy families. One is the established gentry, the other is a progressive newcomer who buys up much of the land in the area for industrial development. Story centers on their attempts to destroy one another.
Juno and the paycock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
[Juno and the paycock] "Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution. The story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy."--Container.
Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
On April 14, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and foundered within two hours. Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic: This heavily fictionalized feature was the first sound film of the disaster (90 min.). The Titanic chronicles: The American government held a series of hearings to investigate the disaster, chaired by Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan. These hearings were open to the public and filled with eyewitness accounts representing several different points of view. The actual testimony is portrayed in this 1999 presentation (55 min.).
Alfred Hitchcock. Legends of Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows.
Blackmail Easy virtue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Blackmail -- "When Frank's job at Scotland Yard comes between them, Alice accepts a date with another man. The handsome artist invites Alice to pose for a portrait but then tries to assault her. She kills him in self defense ..."--Container.
Alfred Hitchcock, the lady vanishes & Sabotage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Five classic movies filmed in the late 1920s and the 1930s, directed by Alfred Hitchcock.
Quartermass 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
During a routine drive to his observatory, Professor Quartermass (Brian Donlevy) finds a mysterious government facility surrounded by guards and mines. Curious, Quartermass investigates only to find alien invaders.
Frozen alive ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A scientist is the chief suspect in the murder of his wife, even though he was cryogenically frozen at the time of her death.
Sherlock Holmes the archive collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
4 tales of suspense ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
[Young & innocent]: A film actress is murdered by her estranged husband who is jealous of all her young boyfriends. The next day one such boyfriend discovers her body on the beach. He runs to call the police, however, two witnesses think that he is the escaping murderer. He is arrested, but owing to a mix up at the courthouse, he escapes and goes on the run with a police constable's daughter, determined to prove his innocence.
Alfred Hitchcock's Blackmail Alfred Hitchcock's Sabotage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
1st work (Blackmail): After a young woman accidentally kills a man in self-defense, she finds herself the target of a blackmail scheme.
Quatermass 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Prof. Quatermass discovers the alien organisms with the ability to control minds have landed in England and taken over the bodies of military and political leaders.
Mystery classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Eight classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Hitchcock blackmail ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else.
Alfred Hitchcock classics. Volume four ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Blackmail: Police detective Frank Webber takes his girlfriend, Alice White, out for the evening. Her secret meeting with another man has disastrous consequences after he attempts to assault her and she kills him in self defense. Frank is assigned to the case. Someone who knows Alice's secret is willing to blackmail her. The manxman: Kate's boyfriend Pete, leaves to seek his fortune. She begins to spend time with his friend, Philip. The two fall for each other, but resist an affair, until word gets to Kate that Pete has died. Just as the two find themselves happy, another shocking secret from the past is revealed, and Kate's life is forever changed.
Blackmail Chantage by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
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Longdon, John, 1900-1971