WorldCat Identities

Herbert, Holmes E. 1882-1956

Overview
Works: 39 works in 61 publications in 1 language and 1,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  Swashbuckler films  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor, Costume designer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Holmes E Herbert
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 718 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
House of fear by Roy William Neil ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes is called in to solve the mystery of why the members of "The Good Comrades" club are being hideously mutilated and murdered
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
Dressed to kill by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the Bank of England
The kiss by Jacques Feyder ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
Prelude to murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the Bank of England
British intelligence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During WWI, pretty German master spy Helene von Lorbeer is sent undercover to London to live with the family of a high-placed British official, where she is to rendezvous with the butler Valdar, also a spy, and help him to transmit secret war plans back to Germany
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon Terror by night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The secret weapon, Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite. Terror by night finds Holmes preventing the theft of an enormous diamond, but unable to prevent the murders that surround the attempt
When a man loves ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The 18th-century novel that inspired the opera Manon Lescaut comes to the screen starring John Barrymore as an aspiring priest who abandons his calling for the lovely Manon and confronts rivals that include King Louis XV ... a tempestuous storyline of swordplay, breathless pursuits, boisterous crows and mutiny at sea"--Container
Kennel murder case British intelligence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kennel murder case: A Philo Vance mystery with the customary sealed room puzzle. A competitor in a Long Island dog show is found dead, and Vance is hot on the trail of the killer
Sherlock Holmes double feature #1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde [1932 and 1941 versions] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A famous young doctor experiments upon himself, and by drinking a potion he becomes for a period an evil embodiment of himself. After a time he suddenly realizes that his evil self, Mr. Hyde, returns automatically without the aid of the drug. After a career of crime he is shot by his friend, John Lanyon, to whom he has been forced to divulge his secret
The house of Rothschild ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons
A woman of the world ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1925 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polish-born Pola Negri's image was that of "a worldly woman to which, in her best films, large measures of irony and understanding were added" (Molly Haskell). Here she plays a countess who, at the end of an unhappy love affair on the Riviera, visits her relatives in small town America. Unexpectedly she shows a humorous understanding of their boorish ways. Negri's European sophistication and sexual honesty cuts through American provincialism and "loosens" the uptight district attorney, the leading crusader in the town's anti-vice campaign
The Charlatan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a woman is poisoned inside a magician's cabinet, the mystery of who killed her is afoot
British intelligence ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boris Karloff turns in a chilling performance as a German master spy posing as a butler in the British War Office, planning to set off a bomb that will destroy the entire cabinet. Can British agent (Linsday) and her love British aviator (Lester) stop him?
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An idealistic London doctor finds a drug which allows him to separate the evil side of his personality from the good
Al Jolson in "Say it with songs" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radio singer Joe Lane takes a swing at the slimeball who made a pass at this wife and accidentally kills him. Imprisioned, Joe belts out tunes from behind bars and dreams of his wife and son. Joe finally gets out but more heartache awaits
Through the breakers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man moves to a tropical island to help him forget the past and the girl he left behind. As fate would have it, a shipwreck brings them back together
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
 
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Alternative Names
Sanger, Edward, 1882-1956
Languages
English (40)