Oland, Warner 1880-1938
Most widely held works about Warner Oland
Most widely held works by Warner Oland
The jazz singer ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
The melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son who aspires to be a jazz singer, despite his father's strenuous objections.
The jazz singer ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1927 and 2007 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
A melodramatic story of a Jewish cantor's son (Al Jolson) who aspires to be a jazz singer despite his father's objection and religious tradition. In motion picture history, this was the first feature film to utilize synchronous sound. Jolson's songs include "Toot, toot, tootsie", "Blue skies", and "Mammy."
The Wolf Man the legacy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
The Wolf Man: When a man is attacked by a werewolf, he finds to his horror that he now becomes one himself under a full moon.
Charlie Chan in Paris ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy - filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect appears to have committed crimes in three places at once!"--Container.
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years.
Charlie Chan in London ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
"To investigate a young woman's claim that her brother has been framed for murder, Chan invites himself to a stately English manor, where guests gathering for a fox hunt unwittingly harbor the real killer!" -- Container.
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
"The famous detective grapples with supernatural forces, as well as a murder mystery in this classic, which also features a young Rita Hayworth"--Container.
Charlie Chan in Shanghai ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
"Chan visits the country of his honorable ancestors, only to encounter a murder and opium ring"--Container.
Shanghai Express ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2010 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
After being jilted by Clive Brook, Marlene Dietrich becomes known as Shanghai Lily, a notorious adventuress. During the Chinese civil war, the couple meet on a train which is attacked by Chinese rebels. Dietrich becomes involved with a rebel leader in order to save the man she still loves. Includes original theatrical trailer.
Plays: The father, Countess Julie, the outlaw, the stronger by August Strindberg ( Book )
2 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan at the circus ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
When the esteemed detective takes his honorable wife and all twelve children on an outing to the circus, he soon discovers that the main attraction is a baffling case of murder. With the help of his eldest son, Chan investigates.
Charlie Chan at the race track ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
Equestrian adventure in which the renowned detective Charlie Chan must untangle the murder of a racehorse owner by an international gambling ring.
Charlie Chan at the Olympics ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
This mystery pits Charlie Chan against international spies who are using the Berlin Olympic games as the perfect cover for cold-blooded murder. The detective is aided by his son who just happens to be on the U.S. swim team.
Charlie Chan's secret ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
When fearless flatfoot Charlie Chan sets out to locate the missing beneficiary to an immense fortune, he finds himself in the middle of a deadly family feud. But when the long-lost heir turns up alive--just in time to be murdered--Chan hatches an unearthly scheme to catch the killer and lay the whole mystery to rest.
Charlie Chan on Broadway ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
A New York nightclub gal is turning from singer to canary-- with a tell-all diary about her mobster ex-boyfriend. But when she winds up breaking more than a leg and Chan's Number One Son is accused of the murder, Charlie is determined to unmask the culprit-- even if it brings down the house.
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A vacation on the Riviera turns into a long-shot murder investigation for Charlie Chan and his Number One Son when a casino messenger ends up dead-- and $1,000,000 winds up missing. But when Chan uncovers a nefarious blackmail plot, along with a second murder victim, he begins to suspect that in Monte Carlo lady luck can be a real killer. Warner Oland's last appearance as Charlie Chan.
Plays: Comrades, Facing death, Pariah, Easter by August Strindberg ( Book )
3 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The black camel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
When beautiful starlet Shelah Fane is murdered in Hawaii, suspicion points to a psychic advisor with a spirited nature. But when Chan uncovers a link to the unsolved murder of screen heartthrob Denny Mayo, the Chinese supersleuth soon discovers that, in Hollywood, fame can be murder.
The father by August Strindberg ( Book )
3 editions published between 1912 and 1965 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Werewolf of London ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the "Marifasa Lupina," which blooms only in the moonlight. Despite warnings that the region is dangerous, Glendon continues his quest and finally locates the exotic flower, but not before he has to defend himself from an attack by a howling monster.
Animal attacks Antiquities Archaeological thefts Cantors (Judaism) Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character) Charlie Chan films China China--Shanghai Chinese Americans Circus Counterfeits and counterfeiting Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detectives Drama Egypt England--London Espionage Excavations (Archaeology) Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France--Paris History Horror films Inheritance and succession Jazz musicians Jazz singers Jewish singers Jews Monaco--Monte-Carlo Motion pictures Murder Murder--Investigation Musical films Musical films New York (State)--New York Olympic Games Opium trade Private investigators Racetracks (Horse racing) Strindberg, August,--1849-1912 Translations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolf films Werewolves
Ölund, Johan Verner, 1880-1938.