WorldCat Identities

Darling, W. Scott 1898-1951

Overview
Works: 120 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 2,966 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Young adult works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. Scott Darling
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast. Director James Whale's adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Boris Karloff (as the monster) in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compassionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )
32 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member 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
Jitterbugs ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The duo are a traveling two-man jitterbug band who operate out of a dilapidated jalopy and form an unlikely partnership with a likable con man. When the trio joins a carnival, they meet Susan, a naive young singer, whose mother has been swindled by grifters
The big noise ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II two janitors (Laurel & Hardy) take a job guarding a bomb only to discover that a gang of thieves are very determined to steal it
The Ghost of Frankenstein ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 87 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
The bullfighters by Malcolm St. Clair( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When detectives Laurel and Hardy head to Mexico City to catch a petty thief, they manage to lose the girl and end up in the bullfighting ring
Shanghai chest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan is back in San Francisco to solve a triple murder: Judge Armstrong has been stabbed; District Attorney Frank Bronson was shot, and juror Thomas Cartwright is found hanged. However, the only clues at the scene of crimes are the fingerprints of a man who was executed over six months earlier. How could a dead man commit three murders?
The golden eye ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan, along with number two son, Tommy, and the irrepressible Birmingham, travels to Arizona to find out why the owner of a suddenly profitable gold mine thinks someone is out to kill him
Docks of New Orleans ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan, along with his enthusiastic "number-two son," Tommy, and his chauffeur, Birmingham, are brought to New Orleans to investigate the mysterious goings-on with the partners at the LaFontanne Chemical Company Soon after, the head of the company is found dead, and a series of unexplainable deaths follow the investigation
The mystery of Mr. Wong ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A priceless sapphire has been stolen and smuggled out of China. Prophecy has it that the kiss of death from Emperor Hong Kong Chu comes to anyone who takes the stone out of the country. In an atmosphere of doom, a party is given by the receiver of the stone. Mr. Wong is one of the invited guests
Laurel and Hardy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When detectives Laurel and Hardy head to Mexico City to catch a pretty thief, they manage to lose the girl and end up in the bullfighting ring
The dancing masters by Mal St. Clair( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boys would starve to death were it not for their only paying customer, socialite Trudy Harlan. Trudy is in love with Grant Lawrence, an aspiring inventor who needs financial backing for his revolutionary new flame thrower. Laurel and Hardy undertake several moneymaking schemes to help Grant, most of these coming a-cropper. Finally, Ollie remembers an accident-insurance policy taken out on Stan. He tries to arrange an accident so that the boys can collect a huge fee, but this scheme culminates in a wild bus ride, resulting in Ollie breaking his own leg
Laurel and Hardy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Get ready to waltz, runba and pirouette with Laurel and Hardy as the hapless comic duo takes the reins of the Arthur Hurry School of Dancing
The many faces of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christopher Lee hosts an overview of Sherlock Holmes as Arthur Conan Doyle wrote of him, as portrayed on the stage, on radio, television, and in the motion pictures by dozens of actors from 1900 to 1985. Includes complete presentation of the 1942 motion picture, The secret weapon, starring Basil Rathbone
World's most famous detectives, Volume 4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains two Sherlock Holmes films from the 1940s, plus two episodes of the 1954-1955 television series Sherlock Holmes
Cobra woman ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After Ramu discovers his fianceĢe Tollea has been kidnapped by a lost tribe and taken to a Pacific isle, he and his friend Kado set out across the seas to find her. He soon discovers the island paradise is ruled by Tollea's evil twin Naja, the Cobra Woman, who commands all strangers to be killed on arrival. Not only does Naja have designs on her new prisoner Ramu, but she also desires to eliminate any competition from her benevolent sister."--Container
Sherlock Holmes double feature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 24 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!
Kidnapped! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a courageous young Scot kidnapped by a cutthroat sea captain
Charlie Chan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan at the race track : Murder? Intrigue? Suspense? Bet on it! Renowed detective Charlie Chan is off to the races in this exciting equestrian adventure about murder on the hoof. When a prominent racehorse owner winds up dead--allegedly kicked to death by his prized stallion--Charlie Chan is called in to investigate. But when the indomitable detective discovers evidence of foul play, he's soon hot on the hooves of an international gambling ring with an evil plot to turn the racetracks of the world into a trifecta of terror
 
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Alternative Names
Darking W. Scott 1898-1951
Darling, Scott 1898-1951
Darling, W. S. 1898-1951
Darling W. Scott 1898-1951
Darling, William Scott 1898-1951
Scott Darling, William 1898-1951
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