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Atwill, Lionel 1885-1946

Overview
Works: 138 works in 334 publications in 4 languages and 7,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery television programs  Guidebooks  Swashbuckler films  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Lionel Atwill Publications by Lionel Atwill
posthumous Publications by Lionel Atwill, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Lionel Atwill
 
Most widely held works by Lionel Atwill
To be or not to be by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and held by 1,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The world is on the brink of war-- but the show must go on. So Joseph Tura, the Polish actor who put the ham in Hamlet, stare beyond the footlights and says, "To be or not to be ..."--Container
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
House of wax ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Mystery of the wax museum] A deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 498 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
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first of the fourteen Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. After learning the history of the Baskerville curse from the hirsute Dr. Mortimer, Sherlock Holmes takes upon himself the responsibility of protecting sole heir Henry Baskerville from suffering the same fate as his ancestors: a horrible death at the fangs of the huge hound of Grimpen Moor. Unable to head to Baskerville mansion immediately, Holmes sends his colleague Dr. Watson to act as his surrogate. What Watson doesn't know is that Holmes, donning several clever disguises, is closely monitoring the activities of everyone in and around the estate
Boom town by Jack Conway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In search of black-gold fortunes, two men will dream, scheme and team up to become rich. Things between the friends get rough, as one man steals the love of a woman from the other
The complete Sherlock Holmes collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 218 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
Doctor X by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The return of Doctor X: "New York newspaper reporter Walter Barnett finds himself out of a job after he claims to have found actress Angela Merrova dead in her apartment - only the next day she showed up alive and threatened to sue the paper. Determined to investigate he discovers her involvement with a strange doctor who is an expert on human blood. Barnett then finds a connection to a series of gruesome murders where the victims were all found drained of blood."--Col Needham, imdb.com
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the reappearance of a seemingly supernatural hound, bent on destroying the House of the Baskervilles in accordance with an ancient curse
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mark of the vampire: Sir Karell Borotyn appears to have been killed by Count Mora, a vampire believed to haunt the local village. Now his daughter Irena is the Count's next target. Enter Professor Zelen, an expert on vampires who's sent in to prevent her death. At the same time, secrets are revealed surrounding the circumstances of Sir Karell's death
Charlie Chan's Murder cruise ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 139 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
Mr. Moto takes a vacation ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Moto heads to Egypt to thwart a criminal mastermind determined to steal the priceless crown of the Queen of Sheba
Son of Frankenstein ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of Dr. Frankenstein returns to the ancestral castle some 25 years aftrer the infamous monster's death. There he meets a mad shepherd who sends him off on a killing spree. This classic sequel stars Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The resurrected Wolf Man, seeking a cure for his malady, enlists the aid of mad scientist Patric Knowles, who claims he will not only rid the Wolf Man of his nocturnal metamorphosis but will also revive the frozen body of Frankenstein's inhuman creation."--Container
The Sherlock Holmes collection by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The woman in green: The clues left at the scene of the crime point a finger at a prominent member of Parliament, but Holmes believes there's something a bit odd going on and perhaps his arch nemesis, Professor Moriarty might somehow be involved!
The Ghost of Frankenstein ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ygor brings the monster to Frankenstein's country castle, the doctor decides that a brain transplant might be in order. While Frankenstein thinks the transplant should be of a healthy and sane brain, Ygor plots with Frankenstein's unscrupulous colleague Dr. Bohmer to transplant Ygor's brain instead, so that he can rule the world using the monster's body. Their plan turns sour when the monster becomes malevolent and goes on a rampage in the nearest town
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The swashbuckling romantic lover Don Juan is sent back to Spain in disgrace, where he discovers the oppression of the people and wins the heart of the queen; set in seventeenth-century England, a surgeon becomes a pirate after he is arrested and condemned to slavery for caring for a rebel against the king; Lord Robin of Locksley protects the Saxon peasants from the Norman lords and wins the heart of Maid Marian; in the days when England controlled the seas, the Sea Hawk lay in wait, ready to attack the Spanish Armada and treasure ships
The Mystery of the wax museum by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a long lost color print, unearthed by the American Film Institute, of a pre-code horror classic about a deranged wax sculptor who almost loses his life in a fire set by his partner. Instead of dying in the blaze, he returns for revenge, hiding his horribly disfigured face behind a wax mask
The Vampire bat ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bloodless corpses begin appearing in a sleepy German village, superstitious tonwspeople believe the local fool has human vampires doing evilbidding for him. The real culprit is a diabolical scientist who needs human blood for his fiendish experiments
 
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