WorldCat Identities

Matthews, Francis

Overview
Works: 119 works in 213 publications in 2 languages and 2,514 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Horror films  Detective and mystery fiction  Documentary films  Monster films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Vampire films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6001.L678, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Francis Matthews
 
Most widely held works by Francis Matthews
Black plumes by Margery Allingham( Recording )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cupboard, a corpse, and a cache of family skeletons? The Ivorys lived in state, in London. All respectable. But when Frances warned her grandmother that "something was going on," it was the understatement of the decade
Mystery mile by Margery Allingham( Recording )

10 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this early Campion mystery, the mild-mannered detective sets out to investigate why someone would attempt to kill an American judge. Whether by bad luck or bad marksmanship, four others have already died in place of Judge Lobbett. The tale involves a complex plot, a host of unforgettable characters, and a good dose of British humor, making it a classic in the genre
The fashion in shrouds by Margery Allingham( Recording )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Georgia Wells had been designed by nature as a poster rather than a pen drawing-- magnificent on-stage, but off-stage a little larger than life. It was to meet her that Albert Campion went to the dress-show in Park Lane. Only the day before he had finally located the dinner-jacketed skeleton of her barrister fiancé who had disappeared three years before. And Georgia Wells wasn't allowing it to be suicide, not at any price"--Container
The revenge of Frankenstein( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued from the guillotine by his devoted dwarf, Baron Frankenstein moves to Carlsbruck, where he becomes known as Dr. Stein. Under the guise of charity work he continues his experiments, planning to transplant the dwarf's brain into his latest creation, a normal body sewn together from "donations" of the poor
Monsters and madmen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The haunted strangler: Nineteenth-century English author James Rankin believes that the wrong man has hanged twenty years earlier for a series of murders, but his investigations lead him to a horrible and, for him, gruesomely inescapable secret
The case of the late Pig by Margery Allingham( Recording )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Campion was summoned by an anonymous message to the funeral of a school bully from his childhood; Campion had already forgotten about the funeral until he was called to investigate a distasteful death, that of his school bully - freshly killed five months after his own funeral
Traitor's purse by Margery Allingham( Recording )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man clouded by amnesia knows only that he must do something that is vitally urgent to the fate of the world and must figure out what to do, and where, before it is too late
The White Cottage mystery by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven people might have murdered the mysterious recluse who lived in the gaunt house whose shadow fell across the White Cottage
Death of a ghost by Margery Allingham( Recording )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lafadio R.A. is dead but his influence is not. He left instructions that after his death one painting was to be exhibited every year. On the eighth year, at the unveiling, a murder occurs
Cargo of eagles by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of a love-lorn historian and a one-woman avenging army, Albert Campion uncovers layers of deceit, malice and murder in a small village
Sweet danger by Margery Allingham( Recording )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Albert Campion mystery, an awkward adolescent is in danger of losing her royal inheritance to a master criminal
Dracula, prince of darkness by Terence Fisher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dracula, prince of darkness: A young party traveling to the Carpathian Mountains receives a strange warning from Father Sandor, the Abbot of Kleinberg, telling them not to proceed with their plans. Despite his advice, the Kents continue but are prematurely abandoned in a forest by their coachmen, who refuses to continue after dark. Finally, their luck is changing it seems, when another mysterious black coach appears and delivers them to an enormous, eerie castle where they are offered the hospitality of Count Dracula. The satanic rites of Dracula: London, 1974. Professor Van Helsing is called upon to help British Intelligence monitor five important officials under surveillance at Pelham House. While observing a photo, Van Helsing recognizes an old friend who eventually confesses to his involvement in developing a new strain of plague funded by the mysterous Denham, a reclusive billionaire never seen in daylight. Eventually, Van Helsing discovers Dehnam's true identity and that he is holding his granddaughter Jessica, the officials and Inspector Murray prisoner. Desperate to save his granddaughter, Van Helsing is brought to Pelham, where a series of fiery events lead to the drastic fate of Hammer's most famous villain, Count Dracula"--Container
The fear sign by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Campion, with help from his long-suffering manservant Lugg, solves an ingeniously crafted case involving an ancient riddle, a cursed village, and baffling murder. Aristocratic Campion and his two young friends Eager-Wright and Farquharson pose as the Hereditary Paladin of Averna and his entourage. Together they embark on a dangerous search for the crown and deeds of a lost kingdom. The erudite Campion misses no clues in solving this classic Golden Age mystery that's both thrilling and hilarious
Dancers in mourning by Margery Allingham( Recording )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone has taken to playing increasingly nasty pranks on Jimmy Sutane. Albert Campion offers to poke around, but what he finds chez Sutane nearly overwhelms him. The far-from traditional household features a clutch of explosive egos, including a brooding 'genius musician, ' and a melodramatic young actress who seems to delight in drawing others into her web of carefully groomed tragedy. Someone here is aiming to hang up Sutane's tap shoes on a permanent basis, and if Campion is to keep Jimmy dancing, he'll have to come up with some pretty fancy footwork of his own. Margery Allingham was born in London in 1904. Her first novel was published when she was seventeen. In 1929 she published The Crime at Black Dudley and introduced the character who was to become the hallmark of her writing - Albert Campion
The beckoning lady by Margery Allingham( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Albert Campion mystery, the preparations for the midsummer extravaganza are in full swing til a body is found lying in a ditch
Corridors of blood by Robert Day( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London in the 1840s is the setting for this British horror film starring Boris Karloff as Dr. Thomas Bolton, an eminent surgeon determined to discover an effective anesthetic to relieve his patients suffering. Unusual for its time, the film deals with the consequences of drug addiction, Boris Karloff gives one of his finest performances as the Doctor experimenting on himself who becomes addicted and finally destroys his own career in his relentless pursuit of the elusive anesthetic gas. Much of the story takes place in the slum area of old London known as the Seven Dials, hence the film's original title The Doctor of Seven Dials, a curious mix of horror and historical drama
The china governess by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adopted heir Timothy Kinnit refuses to marry his beloved Julia until he learns the truth about his parentage. But when Albert Campion traces the roots of young Timothy's family tree, he finds them buried in a nasty scandal involving a jilted nanny and a murder. When another death occurs the sinister blood legacy threatens the young lovers
Flowers for the judge by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secrets of the respected publishing house of Barnabus Ltd. stretch back many years, but when one of its directors is found dead, locked in the company's strongroom, it's time for Albert Campion to set to work puzzling out the mysteries
More work for the undertaker by Margery Allingham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert Campion and Divisional Detective Inspector Luke investigate poison-pen letters, a coffin cupboard and a peculiar family-- and the undertaker finds he has plenty of work on his plate
Fear is the key by Alistair MacLean( Recording )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En flyvemaskine lastet med guldbarrer bliver skudt ned over et oliefelt ud for den amerikanske kyst. Gangsterbanden, der står bag nedskydningeen, prøver at finde flyvraget og få bjærget lasten
 
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The White Cottage mystery
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Mystery mileThe fashion in shroudsThe case of the late PigTraitor's purseThe White Cottage mysteryCargo of eaglesThe fear signFlowers for the judge
Alternative Names
Francis Matthews acteur britannique

Francis Matthews attore britannico

Francis Matthews britischer Theater-, Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

Francis Matthews britisk skodespelar

Francis Matthews britisk skuespiller

Francis Matthews Brits acteur (1927-2014)

Francis Matthews brittisk skådespelare

Francis Matthews English actor

Френсис Мэтьюз

فرانسیس متیوز بازیگر بریتانیایی

フランシス・マシューズ

Languages
English (81)

Latin (2)