WorldCat Identities

Nigh, William 1881-1955

Overview
Works: 157 works in 252 publications in 2 languages and 1,401 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Bibliographic antecedent, Film editor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by William Nigh, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Nigh
Mr. Wong, detective ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's an ingenious poison gas killer on the loose. There are thin gas bombs that explode when triggered by certain sounds
The ape ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 119 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
The mysterious Mr. Wong ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 88 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
Black dragons ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and held by 75 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
Doomed to die ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective James Lee Wong solves the case of murder of the owner of an ocean liner
The mystery of Mr. Wong ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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 )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 51 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
The fatal hour by Hugh Wiley ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Wong in a case with "a million angels!" The 4th movie in the Mr. Wong series
Musicals 20 movie pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Wu ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 36 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
Boys of the Bowery the East Side Kids collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 30 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
Lady from Chungking ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 28 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 collection ( Visual )
1 edition 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
Across to Singapore ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 26 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
Horror classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Night of the living dead]: A simple, peaceful countryside is being terrorized by killer zombies with only one thing on their minds--destroy all humans. A small stronghold of survivors must hold the zombies at bay outside an old, abandoned house for any future hope of humanity
Horror classics ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 26 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
Mystery classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The shadow: international crime]: Lamont Cranston is both a legendary criminologist and on-air crime reporter. Cranston takes on the investigation of the slaying of a wealthy business tycoon. In do so, he exposes a far larger conspiracy involving a group of foreign saboteurs
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
Corregidor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It is December, 1941, and Royce (Elissa Landi) has traveled to the Philippine Islands to fine Dr. Jan Stockman (Otto Kruger) with plans of marriage. The two tie the knot and are soon caught in combat as the Japanese sieze the island--both advancing on land and dropping bombs from the air. The newlyweds, with a group of American soldiers, make their way to Corregidor by boat, where the war steadily escalates and Royce runs into her old beau Michael, whose love for her remains strong. Despite the emotional turmoil, all of their energies become focused on providing medical assistance to the heroic soldires, who try desperately to fend off the bloody attacks of Japanese invaders"--Container
Mystery classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Detour]: Hitchhiking nightclub performer runs into trouble with a mysterious death and a blackmailing woman
 
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Spanish (1)