WorldCat Identities

Werker, Alfred L. (Alfred Louis) 1896-1975

Overview
Works: 159 works in 321 publications in 5 languages and 2,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Crime films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Police films  Social problem films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, fmd, Author, Restager , Performer, Other, Film editor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alfred L Werker
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

18 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Moriarty has at long last been brought to trial for murder, but is acquitted after the court finds a lack of sufficient evidence. Moriarty wastes no time in plotting his next crime, but he must first divert the attention of the Great Detective
He walked by night by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

52 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film noir semi-documentary style treatment based on an actual Los Angeles Police Department case. A cop killer manages to elude detection by intercepting police radio calls and by altering his appearance. Evidence points to an alienated electronics expert
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these fourteen classic films
Shock( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman goes into a coma after witnessing her neighbor being killed. When she finally comes to, she realizes that the psychiatrist treating her is actually the killer
Lost boundaries( Visual )

5 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary study of the Negro's plight in surmounting the barriers of discrimination. A white-skinned Negro family 'passes' for twenty years, is discovered, shunned, and finally reaccepted in the community. Filmed in Portsmouth, N.H."--Copyright catalog, 1940-1949
A haunting we will go by Nancy Drew( Visual )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The boys are recruited by a gang of thugs to get a coffin containing one of their far from dead colleagues to Dayton to try and get at an inheritance. After the coffin gets switched with the one Dante the Magician uses in his act, his stage show increases in popularity
Shock by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

17 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vincent Price stars as a psychiatrist who murders his wife and discovers that the only witness is his patient, whom he resolves to shock to death with an overdose of insulin
The Laurel and Hardy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffins go missing, and laughs go flying, when Laurel and Hardy find themselves part of Dante the Magician's 'Arabian Nights' stage show
The ultimate film noir collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

D.O.A.: an accountant discovers he has only a week to live after he is poisoned. Together with his secretary, he tries to beat the clock to find out who poisoned him - and why - before it's too late
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walk east on Beacon!: "[A] tale of Communist spies stealing secrets about the Manhattan Project. The source material was a Reader's Digest article by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, and the movie shares Hoover's obsession with surveillance"--Container
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basil Rathbone portrays the deductive genius, Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce his mystified colleague, Dr. Watson in these fourteen classic films
T-Men ; Raw deal ; He walked by night : the film noir of Anthony Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three film noir classics by director Anthony Mann. These films, like few others, define "film noir" as a style
Kidnapped( Visual )

2 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An evil uncle arranges for his nephew to be kidnapped, only to have him seek revenge with the help of a Scottish rebel leader in this late eighteenth century drama
The ultimate film noir collection : darkest betrayal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whistle stop: A woman of ill repute returns to her home town looking for money and rekindles her relationship with her old love, an alcoholic gambler. His bartender pal lures him into a plot to do away with a wealthy and corrupt nightclub owner
Mystery classics( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Impact]: Millionaire industrialist Walter Williams is marked for murder by his wife and her lover. When the plot ends in a fiery disaster, Williams is thought dead. In reality, he finds himself without a clue of who he is or what happened. As his memory returns, his life becomes a roller coaster ride of suspense and excitement
Hollywood hoodlums collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad ; and Fun and fancy free( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reluctant dragon: Humorist Robert Benchley learns about the animation process at Walt Disney Studios while trying to find the great man himself to pitch him the idea of making a cartoon about a shy dragon
Three hours to kill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After escaping from a lynch mob, an innocent man returns to find out who framed him for murder, and the local sheriff is giving him just three hours to do it
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate crimes and murders
The house of Rothschild by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

5 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against Jews
 
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Alfred L. Werker American film director

Alfred L. Werker Amerikaans filmregisseur

Alfred L. Werker director de cine estadounidense

Alfred L. Werker director de cinema estatunidenc

Alfred L. Werker réalisateur américain

Alfred L. Werker regista statunitense

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