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Stone, John 1888-1961

Overview
Works: 55 works in 82 publications in 2 languages and 3,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Silent films  Historical films  Western films  History  Horror films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author, Adapter, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Stone
Publications by John Stone
Publications by John Stone, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Stone
 
Most widely held works by John Stone
Charlie Chan in Shanghai ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Bodies go bump in the night when the corpse of a murdered heir turns up at a seance. Who did it? The psychic? The caretaker of a gloomy mansion? One of the family? The butler? The killer is very clever, but with Charlie on the case they don't stand a ghost of a chance
Baby, take a bow by Philip Klein( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted musical comedy about a little girl who finds a stolen necklace and saves her father from going to prison
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect seems to have committed crimes in three places at once"--Container
Faust eine deutsche Volkssage by F. W Murnau( visu )
5 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and German and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Dr. Faust sells his soul to Mephistopheles in exchange for scientific knowledge and perfect happiness
Charlie Chan in city in darkness ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
When Chan heads to Paris for a reunion with his WWI buddies, he finds the City of Light plunged into darkness, as Europe teeters on the brink of war. But when Chan stumbles on an evil spy ring that's selling arms to Germany, the intrepid detective is determined to shed the light of justice onto evil's darkest and most dangerous enterprise
Charlie Chan in Honolulu by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
A murder mystery about a ship bound for San Francisco that takes a murderous detour to Hawaii. As the incomparable investigator awaits the birth of his number-one grandchild, his own scheming sons try to fill their father's shoes by solving a high-seas murder mystery on their own. But when a second victim is found strangled, it's up to Chan to tie up the boat-- and eventually the murder case
Charlie Chan in Reno by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
In Reno, if love hurts, divorce can be murder. When Charlie Chan sets out to solve the murder of an unhappily married socialite, he soon discovers that "til death do us part" can be a deadly vow to break. As the legendary detective squares off against desperate divorcées, murderous mistresses and blackhearted blackmailers, he quickly begins to suspect that when it comes to America's divorce capital, "happily ever after" may be the greatest casualty of all
Mr. Moto in Danger Island ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Danger has a special sparkle when Mr. Moto heads to Puerto Rico to put a stop to the glut of contraband diamonds that are flooding the world's jewel market
Mr. Moto's gamble ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Mr. Moto comes out fighting when a brutal boxing match turns into cold-blooded murder. Assisted by detective-in-training Lee Chan, Moto sets out to track down the killer based on a single ominous clue: a poisoned boxing glove
Hangman's house by John Ford( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. Meanwhile, the exiled patriot Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man responsible for his sister's suicide-- her fiance. 3 bad men: A young woman and her father travel west with a wagon train. After her father is murdered, she enlists the help of three outlaws to finish his dream of participating in the land rush
Charlie Chan at the race track ( visu )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Boris Karloff (The Mummy) stars as the menacing Gravelle who has recently escaped from The Rockland State Sanatorium and is acting the part of mephisto in the Opera 'Carnival' he is suspected of killing his wife and her lover, as usual Chan is brought in and has to work with the police and his Number One son (Keye Luke) to solve the case but is Gravelle really the killer or is there something far more sinister going on
Hangman's house 3 bad men ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
3 bad men: When a trio of bandits discovers a young woman (Olive Borden) whose father was murdered by a ruthless gang, the "Three Bad Men" go from being partners in crime to comrades in chivalry
Charlie Chan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The black camel: When beautiful starlet Shelah Fane is murdered in Hawaii, suspicion points to a psychic advisor with a spirited nature. But when Chan uncovers a link to the unsolved murder of screen heartthrob Denny Mayo, the Chinese supersleuth soon discovers that, in Hollywood, fame can be murder
Shirley Temple America's sweetheart collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm: A talent scout believes that little Rebecca could be the next big thing on radio and tries to get her on the air
Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A vacation at the Riviera turns into a murder investigation when a casino messanger ends up dead -- and $1,000,000 ends up missing! Includes bonus movie Behind that Curtain
The great K & A train robbery ( visu )
3 editions published between 1927 and 2003 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
One of the best examples of the Mix Western with Tom Mix playing an undercover agent employed by the railroad to halt the activities of a highly organized gang of outlaws. Although conceived as a matinee picture, production values are superior with well staged stunts and location shooting in Colorado using the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad (the film is set in the post World War I period)
Three bad men ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"When a trio of bandits discovers a young woman (Olive Borden) whose father was murdered by a ruthless gang, the "Three Bad Men" go from being partners in crime to comrades in chivalry."
 
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Alternative Names
John Stone Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1888-1961)
John Stone producteur de cinéma américain
John Stone produttore cinematografico statunitense
John Stone US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor
Strumwasser, Jack 1888-1961
Strumwasser, John 1888-1961
Sturmwasser, Jack 1888-1961
جان استون فیلمنامه‌نویس و تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی
Languages
English (39)
German (2)
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