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Asther, Nils 1897-1981

Overview
Works: 49 works in 116 publications in 6 languages and 1,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Periodicals  Television mini-series  Film noir  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Biography  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nils Asther
The Bitter tea of General Yen by David Diao( Visual )

21 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic tale of a Chinese warlord's unrequited love for an American missionary, set during China's Civil War
Bluebeard by Edgar G Ulmer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An artist in 19th century Paris strangles his models when they fail to meet his exacting standards of perfection. Lucille, his new model, learns of his shocking secret and bravely vows to bring him to justice
Our dancing daughters by Harry Beaumont( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about an energetic flapper whose flirting and drinking masked her true feelings about love and sex
Wild orchids by Sidney A Franklin( Visual )

11 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a business trip with her husband to Java, Lillie falls for the handsome Prince de Gace. When her husband learns of his wife's liaison, the film moves to its suspenseful climax: a tiger hunt charged with conflicting emotions of love, betrayal and revenge
The single standard by John S Robertson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays a free spirit who revolts against an era that condones men's amorous dalliances and condemns women for doing the same
Universal horror classic movie archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The black cat: A wealthy but embittered matriarch makes a deathbed recovery only to be murdered by someone in the greedy clan gathered for the reading of her will. When the family learns that nobody receives a penny until the very last of the old lady's multitude of beloved cats perish, both cats and people start turning up dead
Edgar G. Ulmer archive( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five feature films directed by Edgar G. Ulmer
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 31 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
Horror classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The corpse vanishes]: A doctor's aging wife needs fluids harvested from the glands of young virgins in order to retain her eternal youth and beauty. What better place for the doctor to maintain his supply than at the alter, where he kidnaps the unsuspecting brides before they can complete their vows. Sedating them into a coma-like state he brings them to his mansion to collect his tainted bounty
Journal of public policy( )

in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Journal of Public Policy applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made. Its articles deal with topics of concern to public policy scholars in America, Europe, Japan and other advanced industrial nations
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 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
If I were free( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Casanove can only watch as her callous husband leaves her for another woman. Crushed and humiliated, she finds a friend in English barrister Gordon Evers, himself mired in a hopeless marriage. Their friendship turns into something deeper, but Gordon's wife, eager to hold on to a financially successful husband, will not free him. Have the lovers only traded one kind of despair for another?
Horror classics 50 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic films featuring monsters, aliens, and the unknown
The Cossacks( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peace-loving Cossack chooses to prove himself in battle when his village and childhood sweetheart label him a coward
Submarine alert( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lee Deerhold (Richard Arlen) is an out-of-work radio engineer caring for a sick child. He is approached by two men who recruit him to work on a secret project. Lee soon realizes he is working for Nazi spies on the illegal transmitter designed to located and obliterated Allied ships. The FBI and American military join in the race to locate and destroy the enemy's transmitter before more American lives are lost"--Container
Mystery classics 50 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of 4 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
Barbara Stanwyck( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 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
Chu Chin Chow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sultan of Turkey, at the turn of the Century, was Abdul Hamid. He decides to hire a double to impersonate him. Was the real Hamid wounded, and is Turkey's government going to fall?
Our dancing daughters ; Our modern maidens( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our modern maidens is a Roaring 20's film with flaming youth, gleaming roadsters, supple flappers and tuxedo-clad rakes
The scarlet letter by Fritz Lang( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Perversidad": Christopher Cross, un cajero infelizmente casado, es no obstante un pintor amateur con talento. Cross tiene una aventura con Kitty, una hermosa mujer con un abusivo novio llamado Johnny, y por ella comete un desfalco en su empresa, para que siga creyendo que es un rico artista
 
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Asther Niels 1897-1981

Asther, Nilsen 1897-1981

Nils Asther Actor

Nils Asther attore svedese

Nils Asther schwedischer Schauspieler

Nils Asther svensk skådespelare

Nils Asther svensk skodespelar

Nils Asther svensk skuespiller

Nils Asther Zweeds acteur

Астер, Нильс

Нільс Астер

نیلس آستر بازیگر سوئدی

尼爾斯·阿斯瑟

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