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Toler, Sidney 1874-1947

Overview
Works: 98 works in 208 publications in 2 languages and 5,419 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Short films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Narrator
Classifications: PN1995.9.C37, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sidney Toler
Charlie Chan in the secret service( Visual )

19 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, Chan becomes a secret service agent assigned to find the killer of an man who invented a way to protect ships from German U-boats
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission
Charlie Chan in the Shanghai cobra( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan faces off against an escaped con from Shanghai who's been killing his victims with cobra venom so he can rob a government vault of its valuable contents: highly toxic radium
The jade mask( Visual )

5 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an eccentric scientist is murdered, the government sends in Charlie Chan to find a missing top secret formula and catch a killer, using one important clue: a broken piece of a jade mask
Castle in the desert( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan is summoned to a mysterious, secluded castle deep in California's Mojave Desert, to investigate a brutal murder that may have been committed by a descendant of the infamous Borgia family
Murder over New York( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum: When a convicted murderer, who was brought to justice by Charlie Chan himself, breaks free of his shackles and escapes into the night, the resourceful Chan knows it's only a matter of time before he will strike again
Charlie Chan in city in darkness( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chan heads to Paris for a reunion with his WWI buddies, he finds the City of Light plunged into darkness, as Europe teeters on the brink of war. But when Chan stumbles on an evil spy ring that's selling arms to Germany, the intrepid detective is determined to shed the light of justice onto evil's darkest and most dangerous enterprise
Charlie Chan in Honolulu by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery about a ship bound for San Francisco that takes a murderous detour to Hawaii. As the incomparable investigator awaits the birth of his number-one grandchild, his own scheming sons try to fill their father's shoes by solving a high-seas murder mystery on their own. But when a second victim is found strangled, it's up to Chan to tie up the boat-- and eventually the murder case
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chan sets out to investigate the link between several suspicious deaths and a mysterious psychic named Dr. Zodiac, he soon finds himself up to his third eye in intrigue. But as the great detective edges closer to the shocking truth, he finally begins to see that behind every great mystic is an even greater magician
Charlie Chan in Reno by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Reno, if love hurts, divorce can be murder. When Charlie Chan sets out to solve the murder of an unhappily married socialite, he soon discovers that "til death do us part" can be a deadly vow to break. As the legendary detective squares off against desperate divorcées, murderous mistresses and blackhearted blackmailers, he quickly begins to suspect that when it comes to America's divorce capital, "happily ever after" may be the greatest casualty of all
Icons of screwball comedy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodora goes wild: A small-time author whose racy bestsellers, written under a pseudonym, bring her notoriety when a New Yorker discovers her secret
Dead men tell Charlie Chan in Rio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead men tell: Charlie Chan teams up with his number two son, Jimmy, to solve a mystery that takes place aboard a ship bound for a treasure hunt. Using a map, Charlie has to solve the mystery before they all wind up in Davy Jones' locker
Charlie Chan collection( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark alibi: Chan must act quickly to stop the execution of an innocent Death Row inmate. Dangerous money: Number Two Son and Chattanooga Brown aim to help Chan investigate a murder on a cruise to Samoa. The trap: In Toler's last appearance as Chan, he investigates the killings of showgirls in Malibu. The Chinese ring: In Winters' debut as Chan, a Chinese princess is murdered in Chan's house
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan in Panama: Crime solver Charlie Chan is busily working undercover in the volatile wartime region of Panama, which is rife with spies and conspirators. He uncovers a sinister plot to blow up the Panama Canal and destroy the U.S. naval fleet
Meeting at midnight by George Callahan( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Birmingham Brown gets a job as butler for the Bonner family, he doesn't know they're con artists specializing in trick "séances." Then Charlie's daughter attends one and becomes a suspect when a murder occurs
Charlie Chan at the wax museum( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie becomes a target of an escaped killer he helped send to jail. Now the killer has a new face, and he is determined to rearrange Charlie's, by luring him to a wax museum
Shadows over Chinatown( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan, along with number two son, Jimmy, and his chauffeur, Birmingham, has come to San Francisco to help solve a mysterious murder. The soon encounter a series of unexplained coincidences involving a missing woman, a pickpocket, a dead body and an insurance scam
Edgar G. Ulmer the man off-screen( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar G. Ulmer, the man off-screen: "A nice homage to the filmmaking genius behind The Black Cat, Detour, and The Man from Planet X. Featuring testimonials from Roger Corman, John Landis, Joe Dante, Wim Wenders, and Detour's ultimate femme fatale Ann Savage, The Man Off-Screen paints a vividly impressionistic portrait of a no-budget auteur stylistically able to 'take a rat and make Thanksgiving dinner out of it.'"--Container
The Scarlet clue( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Sidney Toler acteur américain

Sidney Toler Actor, playwright, theatre director

Sidney Toler Amerikaans acteur (1874-1947)

Sidney Toler amerikansk manusforfattar og skodespelar

Sidney Toler amerikansk manusförfattare och skådespelare

Sidney Toler amerikansk manusforfatter og skuespiller

Sidney Toler amerikansk manuskriptforfatter og skuespiller

Sidney Toler attore statunitense

Sidney Toler US-amerikanischer Filmschauspieler

Toler, Sidney Hooper 1874-1947

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