WorldCat Identities

Nigh, William 1881-1955

Overview
Works: 200 works in 302 publications in 2 languages and 1,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Silent films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  War films  Comedy films 
Roles: Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Author, Film editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Nigh
The ape( Visual )

11 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ape brings together two legends of horror, Frankenstein star Boris Karloff and The Wolf Man writer Curt Siodmak. Karloff stars as Dr. Adrian, a man who becomes obsessed with curing paralysis when he loses his beloved wife and daughter to the disease
Mr. Wong, detective( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When chemical manufacturer Simon Dayton is murdered after asking for detective James Lee Wong's help, Wong investigates this and the subsequent murders of two business partners. In doing so, he uncovers an international spy ring hoping to steal the formula for a poison gas being developed by Dayton's company
Black dragons( Visual )

15 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the outbreak of World War II, Japanese spies known as "Black Dragons" ingeniously transformed by plastic surgery into doubles of prominent American business leaders, use their disguises to cause sabotage, labor unrest, and other measures to destroy the U.S. economy. The Nazi doctor who has performed the surgery now bears a grudge against the Japanese, visits the fifth columnists, and, after turning them into zombies, sadistically murders them
The mysterious Mr. Wong( Visual )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a series of murders in Chinatown, wise-guy reporter Jason Barton is captured by the megalomaniacal Mr. Wong, desperately trying to complete his collection of the twelve gold coins of Confucius, with which he will be able to acquire the power to become ruler of a large province in China
The mystery of Mr. Wong( Visual )

10 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 57 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
Mr. Wong in Chinatown( Visual )

5 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the murder of a Chinese princess in his apartment, Mr. Wong uncovers an international plot to sell guns and ammunition to China
Musicals : 20 movie pack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wu( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raised by his grandfather to adhere to the ancient laws of China, Mandarin Wu is a strict authoritarian. However, he is a doting father to his beautiful daughter Nang Ping. Nang Ping is to be married to a man of her father's choosing, a man she does not even know. But she falls in love with a dashing British visitor to China, Basil Gregory. Basil informs Nang Ping that he must return to Britain with his family, but she surprises him with the revelation that she carries his child. Wu learns of his daughter's dishonor and lets the ancient laws of China lead him relentlessly toward tragedy
Doomed to die( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A luxury liner carrying 400 passengers and a contraband cargo of Chinese bonds worth over a million dollars is destroyed by fire. Then the president of the shipping firm is mysteriously murdered during a heated argument with his daughter's fiance, who is the son of a rival shipping magnate. The detective (Boris Karloff as a Chinese sleuth) is wounded in the arm by an unknown assailant while tracking down a clue in Chinatown. Can he uncover the real culprit?
Lady from Chungking( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna May Wong stars as the brave leader of Chinese guerillas who organizes a group of farmers to battle the invading Japanese in pre-Pearl Harbor World War II
Mr. Wong, detective : the complete collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wong Detective: Mr. Wong investigates three murders and discovers a spy ring. The mystery of Mr. Wong: Mr. Wong investigates a murder done for a famous jewel. Mr. Wong in Chinatown: Mr. Wong investigates the death of a pretty Chinese spy. The fatal hour: Mr. Wong discovers a smuggling ring amid several murders. Doomed to die: Mr. Wong investigates a shipping magnate's murder. Phantom of Chinatown: Mr. Wong investigates the murder of an archeologist just returned from an expedition
The fatal hour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wong in a case with "a million angels!" The 4th movie in the Mr. Wong series
Across to Singapore( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mutinies, men in irons, star-crossed lovers and daring action at sea combine in an adventure based on Ben Ames Williams thrice filmed book "All the brothers were valiant""--Container
Doomed to die( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective James Lee Wong solves the case of murder of the owner of an ocean liner
Boys of the Bowery : the East Side Kids collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were known as the East Side Kids, the Dead End Kids, the Bowery Boys, and the Little Tough Guys. Their comedy antics created belly laughs in audiences around the world. This compilation features 10 of their best films
Mr. Wong collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six films in the Mr. Wong detective thriller series. Mr. Wong, detective: There's an ingenious poison gas killer on the loose who is producing gas bombs tht explode when triggered by sounds. The mystery of Mr. Wong: A priceless sapphire has been stolen and smuggled out of China. Prophecy has it that anyone who takes the stone is doomed to die so in an atmosphere of doom the receiver of the stone throws a party with Mr Wong as one of the guests. Mr. Wong in Chinatown: When Mr. Wong discovers that a Chinese princess has been murdered in his apartment, his investigation uncovers a plot to sell guns to China. The fatal hour: When Captain Street's friend is murdered, he enlists the help of Mr. Wong who uncovers a smuggling ring on the San Francisco waterfront and unmasks the killer. Doomed to die: A luxury liner with a contraband cargo of Chinese bonds is destroyed by fire and then the president of the shipping firm is murdered. Can Mr. Wong uncover the culprits? Phantom of Chinatown: A noted scientist is murdered and his great discovery, an ancient scroll, is stolen
Horror classics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The vampire bat]: 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
Desert nights( Visual )

3 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Posing as Lord and Lady Stonehill, two diamond thieves hold up the main offices of a South African diamond mine and make off with a fortune in uncut stones, taking with them mine manager Hugh Rand as a hostage. The thieves attempt to make an escape across the desert and become lost in the hot and trackless wastes. They release Hugh from his shackles, and he leads them to safety. The girl reforms, and the man is arrested by the authorities. Hugh and 'Lady' Diana fall in love"--AFI catalog, 1921-1930
Horror classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The corpse vanishes]: A doctor's aging wife needs fluids harvested from the glands of young virgins in order to retain her eternal youth and beauty. What better place for the doctor to maintain his supply than at the alter, where he kidnaps the unsuspecting brides before they can complete their vows. Sedating them into a coma-like state he brings them to his mansion to collect his tainted bounty
Horror classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The mad monster]: George Zucco is the ultimate mad scientist, Dr. Lorenzo Cameron, who is thoroughly discredited in the academic community. Our totally insane doctor has found a formula that transforms his assistant, Pietro (Glenn Strange), into a ravening werewolf. While superficially positioning his outlandish creation as a defensive weapon for the nation, he plots the violent deaths of his former colleagues who drummed him out of the academic world
 
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Alternative Names
William Nigh acteur américain

William Nigh American film director, writer and actor

William Nigh Amerikaans acteur (1881-1955)

William Nigh regista, sceneggiatore e attore cinematografico statunitense

William Nigh US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Schauspieler

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