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Derr, Richard 1917-1992

Works: 46 works in 91 publications in 4 languages and 1,314 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery films  Science fiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Original cast recordings  Horror films  Crime films  Monster films  Prison films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Richard Derr
Publications by Richard Derr
Publications by Richard Derr, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Richard Derr
Most widely held works by Richard Derr
When worlds collide ( visu )
19 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Earth is destroyed by a runaway star, but not before a few privately financed individuals can escape to start anew on another planet
Castle in the desert ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan is summoned to a mysterious, secluded castle deep in California's Mojave Desert, to investigate a brutal murder that may have been committed by a descendant of the infamous Borgia family
Plain and fancy by Albert Hague( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Plain and fancy : original Broadway cast by Albert Hague( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The war of the worlds ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
War of the worlds: The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. That is until they realize that the Martians have landed a direct assault to our planet, with hundreds of invulnerable ships. The invasion takes place all over the world, and all the major cities are destroyed one after one, even the atomic bomb can't stop them. But, if the human intervention can't beat them, who can?
Michael Shayne mysteries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Sleepers west: A diligent female reporter hounds Detective Shayne's every move, even as he attempts to escort another woman, an imperiled murder witness, by train to San Francisco
Plain and fancy : a new musical hit by Albert Hague( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Guilty of treason ( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the true story of Cardinal Josef Mindszenty's persecution and trial in Hungary, this documentary/propaganda style film examines the Hungarian Communist regime which rose to power after Nazi rule. Cardinal Mindszenty is labeled a traitor by the regime subjugated by dictator Joseph Stalin. American correspondent Tom Kelly shows up in Budapest to investigate. False arrests and mysterious disappearances envelop the brave souls who dared follow the Cardinal's anti-communist lead
Invisible avenger ( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The setting is New Orleans, where Pablo Ramirez, a politician and native of the Latin American country of Santa Cruz, is in exile. Ramirez' situation is a delicate one. His supporters are preparing to move against Santa Cruz' dictator, and are looking for him to return home and assume power. Ramirez is hoping that Cranston can help him, and has approached Tony Alcade, a jazz trumpeter and friend of Cranston, to act as intermediary. While on the phone with Cranston, Alcade is brutally murdered. Escorted by Jogendra, his mentor, an Oriental mystic, Cranston sets off for New Orleans to investigate
Terror is a man ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The sole survivor of a shipwrecked freighter washes ashore onto Blood Island, where a scientist researching the evolutionary link between man and beast has unleashed a predatory beast created as the result of his experiments
Michael Shayne, private detective ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The man who wouldn't die: Shayne is thrust into a confounding mystery filled with shocking twists when he poses as the fiancé of a gorgeous woman to investigate an attempt on her life-- only to discover that his prime suspect is a man with an airtight alibi: he was already dead and buried
Legendary detectives : 20 movie pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
20 black and white movies with crime solving sleuths that dispense justice
The blood creature ; Werewolf in a girls' dormitory ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Werewolf in a girls' dormitory: A school for wayward girls is plagued by mysterious attacks by a strange beast
Le choc des mondes by Rudolph Maté( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in French and English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Revenant d'Afrique du Sud aux États-Unis, le pilote Dave Randall remet des documents ultra secrets au professeur Cole Hendron. Celui-ci l'informe de leur contenu : d'après les calculs du professeur Bronson de Cape Town, la Terre entrera en collision avec un astre mort baptisé Bellus dans environ 250 jours. Le seul espoir pour l'humanité est de coloniser le satellite de Bellus
Hollywood horror collection : killer creature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Bucket of blood: Walter Paisley, a strange little busboy at a beatnik coffeehouse, seeks love and acceptance from the poets and artist he serves by becoming a "sculptor". When his more than life-like creations are declared masterpieces, fame and fortune follow until the horrible truth behind his work is revealed. Giant gila monster: Youthful hipsters in northern Texas defend the drive-ins and sock hops of the Panhandle from a giant heel of a gila monster
Just off Broadway ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Michael Shayne, a private detective serving on a jury trying a society girl for murder, suddenly becomes embroiled in the case when a witness is killed in the middle of the courtroom. Lloyd Nolan, Marjorie Weaver, Phil Silvers, Janis Carter, and Richard Derr star ..."--Cover
Cuando los mundos chocan When worlds collide ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Una estrella gigante está a punto de chocar con la Tierra, lo que inevitablemente provocaría el fin del mundo. El Gobierno rehúsa escuchar a los científicos, pero un grupo de empresarios financia la construcción de una nave espacial con el fin de transportar a un número limitado de personas a otro planeta para crear allí una nueva civilización. A medida que se aproxima el fin, tendrán que luchar no sólo contra el tiempo, sino también contra el pánico de los que están condenados a quedarse en la Tierra
Crime classics DVD collection : 50 movie pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Bride of the gorilla ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The invisible avenger: "Lamont Cranston, A.K.A. The Shadow, investigates the murder of a New Orleans bartender."--Container
Dial "M" for murder ( Book )
2 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
New Parsons Theatre, Philip Langner, Charles Bowden, Nancy Stern, James P. Sherwood presents Maurice Evans in "Dial M For Murder," by Frederick Knott, with Gusti Huber, Richard Derr, John Williams, Anthony Dawson, staged by Reginald Denham, setting and lighting by Peter Larkin, costumes by Noel Taylor
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Alternative Names
Richard Derr acteur américain
Richard Derr Amerikaans acteur (1918-1992)
Richard Derr attore statunitense
Richard Derr Film, television actor
Ричард Дэрр
English (56)
Spanish (3)
French (3)
German (1)
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