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Wallace, Edgar 1875-1932

Works: 3,582 works in 10,076 publications in 19 languages and 37,894 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  Pictorial works  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Motion picture plays  Biography  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
96 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace ( Book )
82 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 1,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novelization of the 1930s cinematic classic follows the discovery on a remote island of a giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneurs. Includes stills from the original movie
The four just men by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
89 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Though the Foreign Secretary, Sir Philip Ramon, receives a threatening letter signed "Four Just Men", he remains determined to see his Aliens Extradition Bill made law. A device in the members' smokeroom and a sudden magnesium flash that could easily have been nitro-glycerine leave Scotland Yard baffled. Even Fleet Street cannot identify the illusive Four Just Men who are dedicated to punishing by death those whom conventional justice can not touch
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and German and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Sanders of the river by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
47 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commissioner Sanders is called upon by the British Government to keep a watchful eye upon some quarter of a natives, who ten years before had regarded white men as they regard the unicorn. '
The mind of Mr J.G. Reeder by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
32 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I see wrong in everything, ' said Mr Reeder, 'I have the mind of a criminal.' At first glance J G Reeder is an ordinary, slightly shabby little man with red hair, weak eyes, whiskers, square-toed boots and a chest protector cravat. However, working for the Public Prosecutor he finds plenty to stretch his extraordinary mind. Here are eight thrilling, highly original tales from one of the greatest talents ever applied to detective fiction
Great classic stories [22 unabridged classics] ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reginald on house parties / Saki - The Sphinx without a secret / Oscar Wilde -- Tobermory / Saki -- On being idle / Jerome K. Jerome -- For better or worse / W.W. Jacobs -- The model millionaire / Oscar Wilde -- The garden of truth / E. Nesbit -- The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling -- The girl from Arles / Alphonse Daudet -- Mr. & Mrs. Dove / Katherine Mansfield -- Georgie Porgie / Rudyard Kipling -- Caterpillars / E.F. Benson -- Lost hearts / M.R. James -- Ship to Tarshish / John Buchan -- The tell-tale heart / Edgar Allan Poe -- The man of the night / Edgar Wallace -- Dr. Heidegger's experiment / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- B 24 / Arthur Conan Doyle -- Pat Hobby & Orson Welles / F. Scott Fitzgerald - Mad / Guy de Maupassant -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe -- The monkey's paw / W.W. Jacobs
The green archer by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
42 editions published between 1923 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Creager was murdered with a poisoned arrow after a violent quarrel with the owner of a ghost-ridden castle
The clue of the twisted candle by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
35 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruthless criminal masterminds, deliciously devious villains, last-minute escapes, mysterious figures lurking in the shadows, a spunky female detective -- when it comes to classic detective novels, Edgar Wallace's The Clue of the Twisted Candle definitely hits all of its marks. Fans of the genre will adore this fast-paced thriller
Mr J.G. Reeder returns by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
25 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Larry O'Ryan decides to become a burglar he attends night school to study ballistics, then secures a job at a safe-maker's. After three successful robberies Larry is caught by Mr J G Reeder. An unlikely friendship develops and on Saturdays they can be seen together at the British Museum or the Tower. One day Larry rescues Miss Lane Leonard, daughter of a millionaire. The disappearance of one and a half million pounds in gold bullion and a series of bank frauds baffles Scotland Yard. But not Mr J G Reeder
The crimson circle by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
35 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman om en forbryder, med tilnavn efter et modermærke om halsen, der med sin bande terroriserer England med pengeafpresning og mord
The feathered serpent by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
37 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Council of justice by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
24 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There are crimes for which no punishment is adequate, offences that the written law cannot efface. Herein lies the justification for The Council of Justice - a meeting of great and passionless intellects. These men are indifferent to world opinion. They relentlessly wage their wits and cunning against powerful underworld organisations, against past masters of villainy and against minds equally astute. To breakers of the unwritten laws they deal death
Angel of terror by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
42 editions published between 1922 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Glover of Rennet, Glover and Simpson does not believe his cousin Meredith killed Bulford. Meredith's father was an eccentric and unless Meredith is married by the age of thirty his sister inherits everything. She is dead and Meredith, now in prison, is thirty next Monday. Meanwhile Lydia Beale is struggling to pay her dead father's creditors. When Glover offers her money she is shocked. However, despite the strange conditions attached, it is a proposal she cannot afford to ignore
Keepers of the king's peace by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
27 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I want you to go up the Isango, Bones, ' said Sanders, 'there may be some trouble there - a woman is working miracles.' Unexpected things happen in the territories of the Belgian Congo where Commissioner Sanders keeps an uneasy peace, aided by his trusty assistant Lieutenant Hamilton and hindered, unintentionally, by the trouble-prone Bones. He must deal with 'ju-ju', 'religious-palava', lost vials of virulent disease - and all the while Bosambo, the magnificent king of the Ochori, watches on
King Kong by John Guillermin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Big Apple is besieged by the monstrous ape, King Kong. The gargantuan ape battles attacking aircraft high above the streets of New York and plunges to his death from the top of the World Trade Center
Bones in London by Edgar Wallace ( )
28 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The new Managing Director of Schemes Ltd has an elegant London office and a theatrically dressed assistant - however Bones, as he is better known, is bored. Luckily there is a slump in the shipping market and it is not long before Joe and Fred Pole pay Bones a visit. They are totally unprepared for Bones' unnerving style of doing business, unprepared for his unique style of innocent and endearing mischief
The door with seven locks by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
39 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dick Martin is leaving Scotland Yard. His final job, investigating a stolen book, takes him via a conversation with the librarian Sybil Lansdown to Gallows Cottage and a meeting with Dr. Stalletti
The black abbot by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
26 editions published between 1926 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
They say the ghost of the Black Abbot has been seen near the old abbey, and Cartwright the grocer claims to have seen it too. Meanwhile Harry Alford, eighteenth Earl of Chelford is engaged to Leslie Gine, sister of Arthur, solicitor and gambler with the family fortune. The Earl had originally asked his secretary Mary Wenner to be his bride, but his half brother Richard intervened to stop the marriage. Plotting revenge, Mary proposes she and Arthur marry. Her dowry, she insists, will be fifteen tons of Spanish gold - the missing Chelford treasure
... White Face by Edgar Wallace ( Book )
38 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.08 for King Kong ... to 0.95 for Männer, d ...)
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Alternative Names
Uolles, É. 1875-1932
Uolles, Ėdgar, 1875-1932
Valas, Edgar, 1875-1932
Volles, Edgar 1875-1932
Volless, Edg., 1875-1932
Volless, Edgars, 1875-1932
Wallace, Bryan Edgar, 1875-1932
Wallace, Edgar
Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932
Wallace, Edwar 1875-1932
Wallace, Richard Horacio Edgar, 1875-1932
Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar.
Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar, 1875-1932
Wallace, Richard Horatio Edgar 1875-1932 Vollstaendiger Name
Уоллес, Э. (Эдгар), 1875-1932
Уоллес, Эдгар, 1875-1932
וואלאס, אדגאר, 1875-1932
וואלעס, אדגר, 1875-1932
וולס, אדגר
וולס, ריצ'רד הורשיו אדגר
וועלס, אדגר, 1875-1932
إدجار والاس، 1875-1932
ウォーレス, エドガー
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