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Derr, Richard 1917-1992

Overview
Works: 42 works in 81 publications in 3 languages and 1,298 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
15 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 526 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 )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 234 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 )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in English and German and held by 220 libraries worldwide
War of the worlds by H. G Wells( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 87 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 52 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
The war of the worlds When worlds collide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
War of the worlds: The residents of a small town are intrigued when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. But, they soon find Martians intend an assault on the Earth, with hundreds of invulnerable ships. The invasion takes place all over the world, all the major cities are destroyed one after one, and even the atomic bomb can't stop them
Guilty of treason ( visu )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and held by 28 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 23 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 )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 15 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 14 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 11 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 )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in French and English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Hollywood horror collection killer creature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Wasp woman: In her quest for eternal beauty, a cosmetics magnate fearful of aging, uses a potion made from queen wasp enzymes. The enzyme causes her to periodically turn into a wasp-creature that must kill. Attack of the giant leeches: A bar owner forces his wife and her lover into a murky Southern swamp to be eaten by giant leeches. These oversized, bloodsucking monsters soon develop an appetite for human flesh
Crime classics DVD collection 50 movie pack ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Dial "M" for murder by Frederick Knott( 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
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
Der jüngste Tag ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Tonight we raid Calais ( visu )
1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
At a time when most of Europe is in the throes of war, British intelligence commando Geoffrey Carter lands in Nazi-occupied France to spot and mark a Nazi munitions factory for a Royal Air Force bombing raid. He enlists the help of an old French farmer and his stubborn, yet enchanting daughter, Odette. But Odette has doubts about Carter due to her bitter feelings toward the British, whom she believes were responsible for the fall of France. And fate has more twists in store
Summer song Plain and fancy ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (54)
French (2)
German (1)
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