WorldCat Identities

Thorndike, Russell 1885-1972

Overview
Works: 85 works in 284 publications in 1 language and 1,879 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PR2812.A23, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Russell Thorndike
In the steps of Shakespeare by Russell Thorndike( Book )
11 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sybil Thorndike by Russell Thorndike( Book )
14 editions published between 1929 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The chronicle history of King Henry the Fift [sic] by William Shakespeare( Visual )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Évocation de la campagne entreprise par le roi d'Angleterre Henry V pour appuyer ses prétentions à la couronne de France
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Begins by recapitulating the final scene of Henry IV, Part III with Edward IV being crowned king. In the background of the celebration, Richard jealously views the proceedings. Soon afterwards, Edward IV is murdered, drowned in a vat of wine. Richard becomes king and, after proceeding with a succession of intrigues and duplicities, he finds his kingdom in dire peril, set upon by Henry Tudor and mustering a final defense for his realm at the Battle of Bosworth
The tragedy of Mr. Punch : a fantastic play in prologue and one act by Russell Thorndike( Book )
8 editions published between 1922 and 1934 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christopher Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Vicar of Dymchurch pursues his smuggling activities in the guise of a scarecrow during the reign of George III
Lilian Baylis by Sybil Thorndike( Book )
4 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
25 editions published between 1915 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the final Chapter in the Dr Syn series. It tells the tale of the good people of England's Romney Marsh, battling to deceive the local revenue men of duty for contraband goods from France. The men of Romney Marsh are led by the villan the Scarecrow who is non other than the good Dr Syn Parson of Dymchurch-under-the wall, so named as the sea is 9 feet above the sea wall. At night the frail Parson Dr Syn becomes the vicious Scarecrow, stopping at nothing to get the cotraband through,crossing the moorland and dikes, riding his huge black horse Gehenna painted with luminous paint, to add to the 'folklore' of the mystery of the Scarecrow. Only Mipps his faithful assistant knows the true identity of the Scarecrow. The Excise men finally get a man to match the Scarecrow and Mr Faulks arrives in Dymchurch with an old sailor that Syn multilated in his days on the sea as Captain Clegg (told in Dr Syn on the high seas).Recognition of the old Sailor sends Syn into morbid moods, Mipps knows his master is worried about the visitor from the past
A wanderer with Shakespeare by Russell Thorndike( Book )
12 editions published between 1900 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The courageous exploits of Doctor Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
11 editions published between 1939 and 1972 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Syn on the high seas by Russell Thorndike( Book )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his wife is kidnapped by pirates, the young clergyman, Christopher Syn, embarks on a quest of vengeance. He assumes the persona of a pirate, Captain Clegg, captain of the Imogene, to hunt them down
Doctor Syn : a smuggler tale of the Romney Marsh by Russell Thorndike( Book )
5 editions published between 1915 and 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Posing as a respectable vicar in Dymchurch at the turn of the 18th century, Dr. Syn is actually the retired pirate Captain Clegg, believed hanged in Rye. He takes on a secret identity "The Scarecrow" and leads a gang of smugglers known as the Marsh Men. They travel Romney Marsh by night on horseback, sometimes using mounts painted with phosphorus to give them a spectral appearance, spreading legends of supernatural evil and menace. He uses his ill-gotten gains to help the poor and destitute in his parish
The further adventures of Doctor Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The slype by Russell Thorndike( Book )
10 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The amazing quest of Doctor Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
9 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first Englishman by Russell Thorndike( Book )
3 editions published between 1949 and 1971 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Doctor Syn returns by Russell Thorndike( Book )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The shadow of Doctor Syn by Russell Thorndike( Book )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The house of Jeffreys; a play in three acts by Russell Thorndike( Book )
6 editions published in 1943 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.52 (from 0.06 for Christophe ... to 0.93 for Lilian Bay ...)
Alternative Names
Thorndike, Arthur Russell 1885-
Thorndike, Arthur Russell 1885-1972
Thorndike, Russell b. 1885
Languages
English (170)
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