WorldCat Identities

Watson, Wylie

Overview
Works: 13 works in 69 publications in 2 languages and 2,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Spy films  Motion pictures  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wylie Watson
The 39 steps by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
27 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 1,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the escapades of Richard Hanney, who stumbles into a conspiracy that involves him in a hectic chase across the Scottish moors
Jamaica Inn by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )
23 editions published between 1939 and 2011 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maureen O'Hara's first film is the brooding story of a nobleman who leads a cutthroat ship-looting band of men. Charles Laughton is a magnificent villain and Hitchcock glories in the moody atmosphere
The sundowners by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A married couple in Australia find themselves at odds when the wife wants to settle down on a farm of their own, but the husband finds settling down more than his untethered spirit can bear
Brighton rock by Graham Greene( Visual )
6 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A gripping British gangster movie. Set in 1947 in post-war Brighton, the elegant and respectable facade hides a sinister underworld, ruled by intimidation and terror. Richard Attenborough is Pinkie, a ruthless and sadistic young criminal, who commits a murder and then marries the only witness to cover his tracks. A trail of killings and double crossings lead to his eventual downfall, when savage justice is finally meted out in a thrilling and memorable climax
The thirty-nine steps by John Buchan( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this first-class comedy thriller that ranks among the finest of Hitchcock's works, a young Canadian man makes the acquaintance of an international spy. When he finds her murdered in his flat, he takes over her mission and, along with a beautiful but unwilling woman, is pursued across Scotland by both the police and a dangerous spy ring
Alfred Hitchcock collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alfred Hitchcock continues to be one of the best-known and most popular filmmakers of all time. This collection highlights some of the master's most memorable films"--Packaging
Jamaica Inn Easy virtue ( Visual )
in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alfred Hitchcock's Jamaica Inn ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an Irish orphan who lives on the rugged coast of Cornwall with her uncle. After several vessels smash on the deadly rocks, Mary begins to suspect it's more than accidental. By the time she realizes what's going on, she is a target for the marauding smugglers and highwaymen who are ravaging the area
Yamaijia lü dian Jamaica Inn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman comes to live with her aunt and uncle at Jamaica Inn. She discovers that her uncle is really the leader of a band of pirates who wreck ships and ranshack them, and its mastermind is the local magistrate
Alfred Hitchcock collection vol. 3-4 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lockwood is a young girl travelling by train from Italy to England when her friend mysteriously disappears. No one believes her until Redgrave begins to help her find the missing Miss Froy (2nd work)
Mr. Proudfoot shows a light ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Humorously using the arrogant and bumbling Mr. Proudfoot, this film serves a dual purpose of emphasizing the importance of obeying blackout hours, as well as easing the stress of the time period by encouraging laughter
Alfred Hitchcock collection vol. 3 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lockwood is a young girl travelling by train from Italy to England when her friend mysteriously disappears. No one believes her until Redgrave begins to help her find the missing Miss Froy (2nd work)
The thrty-nine steps ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An innocent Canadian inadvertently involved in espionage and murder must stay a step ahead of both the police and the bad guys
 
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Languages
English (67)
German (2)
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