WorldCat Identities

Longden, John 1900-1971

Overview
Works: 118 works in 283 publications in 6 languages and 2,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Silent films  Spy films  War films  Film noir  History  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Longden
Blackmail by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

73 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebelling against the possessiveness of her police boyfriend, a young woman agrees to pose for an artist. Resisting his advances, she ends up murdering him in self-defense. Her boyfriend is assigned to the case, and soon learns the killer's identity, but so has someone else ... winding up in a dramatic chase around the British Museum. Originally begun as a silent film, it was decided mid-production to make both a silent and a sound version; in the sound version, Ondra's accented voice was dubbed over by English actress Joan Barry
Blackmail( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Easy virtue] "After divorcing an abusive husband, an innocent woman makes a valiant effort at beginning her life anew, but she cannot escape the incidents surrounding her past"--Container
Young and innocent by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

14 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young daughter of a police chief protects an escaped murder suspect
Contraband by Michael Powell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in England during the early days of World War II, a Danish sea captain and his passenger are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating from a basement in London's Soho. The plot progresses as a chase that puts the characters in one peculiar set of surroundings after another. Most of the story takes place under blackout conditions, in which the great city becomes a mysterious dark labyrinth
Alfred Hitchcock : the early years of the master of suspense( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skin game: A poor family must resort to blackmail to get their land back after a wealthy land developer buys the family estate at an auction
The skin game : a talking film by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

19 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rich family, the Hillcrests, is fighting against the speculator, Hornblower, who sends away poor farmers to build factories on their lands. When Mrs. Hillcrest finds out that Chloe Hornblower was a prostitute, she uses this secret to blackmail the speculator and force him to stop his business
Quatermass 2 by Val Guest( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a routine drive to his observatory, Professor Quartermass (Brian Donlevy) finds a mysterious government facility surrounded by guards and mines. Curious, Quartermass investigates only to find alien invaders
Juno and the paycock by Sean O'Casey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Juno and the paycock] "Set in Dublin during the Irish revolution. The story follows the troubles of a poor family, a lost inheritance, a betrayal that leads to murder, and an out-of-wedlock pregnancy."--Container
Sherlock Holmes : the archive collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: (Fatal Hour, 1931), (Lost in Limehouse, 1933), (Limejuice Mystery, 1930), (Sting of Death, 1955), (The Man Who Disappeared, 1951), (The Case of Hypnosis, 1952), (Strange Case of Hennessy, 1933), (The Speckled Band, 1949), (The Copper Beeches, 1912), (Man With The Twisted Lip, 1921), (The Screaming Bishop, 1944 cartoon) and (Bonus Film The General's Boots, 1954)
Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young & innocent: Robert is the estranged husband of a beautiful actress with a bad reputation. When he discovers her lifeless body on the beach, he is mistaken for the murderer and soon finds himself on the run, learning that the murder makes for very strange bedfellows
Alfred Hitchcock, the lady vanishes & Sabotage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic movies filmed in the late 1920s and the 1930s, directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 14, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and foundered within two hours. Titanic, disaster in the Atlantic: This heavily fictionalized feature was the first sound film of the disaster (90 min.). The Titanic chronicles: The American government held a series of hearings to investigate the disaster, chaired by Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan. These hearings were open to the public and filled with eyewitness accounts representing several different points of view. The actual testimony is portrayed in this 1999 presentation (55 min.)
Frozen alive( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist is the chief suspect in the murder of his wife, even though he was cryogenically frozen at the time of her death
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight classic mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson
Alfred Hitchcock collector's edition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police detective Frank Webber takes his girlfriend, Alice White, out for the evening. Her secret meeting with another man has disastrous consequences after he attempts to assault her and she kills him in self defense. Frank is assigned to the case. Someone who knows Alice's secret is willing to blackmail her
4 tales of suspense( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Young & innocent]: A film actress is murdered by her estranged husband who is jealous of all her young boyfriends. The next day one such boyfriend discovers her body on the beach. He runs to call the police, however, two witnesses think that he is the escaping murderer. He is arrested, but owing to a mix up at the courthouse, he escapes and goes on the run with a police constable's daughter, determined to prove his innocence
La muchacha de Londres( Visual )

13 editions published between 1929 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un día, tras una discusión con Frank, su novio, Alice decide encontrarse con un conocido suyo, un joven pintor de gran talento, y le acompaña a su estudio. Una vez allí, él comienza a hacerle insinuaciones hasta que finalmente intenta violarla. Alice lucha por defenderse y acaba matándole con un cuchillo. A partir de ese momento, un desconocido empieza a hacerle chantaje. Mientras, Frank, que es detective de Scotland Yard y que no sabe nada de lo sucedido, es designado para esclarecer el crimen
Alfred Hitchcock collection : the thirty-nine steps and The lady vanishes( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The thirty-nine steps : An innocent Canadian who becomes involved in espionage and murder. The suspense is terrific as he must stay a step ahead of both the police and the bad guys. The lady vanishes : On a trip from England to central Europe, a charming old lady mysteriously vanishes. A young woman she had befriended tries to locate her, only to get herself caught up in a dizzying web of intrigue
Alfred Hitchcock collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 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
 
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John Longden acteur

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John Longden britisk skodespelar

John Longden britisk skuespiller

John Longden Brits acteur (1900-1971)

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Longdon, John

Longdon, John 1900-1971

Джон Лонгден

جان لانقدن

جان لانگدن بازیگر بریتانیایی

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