WorldCat Identities

Herbert, Holmes E. 1882-1956

Overview
Works: 34 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 1,646 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Motion pictures  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Actor
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 736 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 186 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
Mark of the vampire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mask of Fu Manchu: Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world
Dressed to kill by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this final Rathbone-Bruce classic, Holmes and Watson are menced by a very appealing villainess. The plot involves counterfeiting, specifically a Bank of England plate hidden in one of three music boxes
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( Visual )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 88 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
British intelligence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 35 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
Prelude to murder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 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
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon Terror by night ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 27 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 21 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 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 12 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
The house of Rothschild ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1934 and 2014 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire in Europe, founded by Mayer Rothschild
A woman of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scorned countess leaves the French Riveria for "the other side of the world," Maple Valley
The Charlatan ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1929 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A horror tale about a mysterious sideshow charlatan who murders his long-estranged wife
Al Jolson in "Say it with songs" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 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 )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 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
Wreckage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The prince and the pauper by William Keighley( Visual )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A prince and a poor boy exchange places with each other and encounter difficulties as a result of mistaken identity
 
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Alternative Names
Sanger, Edward 1882-1956
Languages
English (37)
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