The Resource Mystery, Volume one, (DVD)

Mystery, Volume one, (DVD)

Label
Mystery, Volume one
Title
Mystery
Title number
Volume one
Title variation
  • Mystery one
  • Mystery 1
  • Mystery classics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Shriek in the night: A psychological thriller revolving around the non-accidental death of a wealthy philanthropist. Only a final shriek in the night is heard when the victim plummets from his penthouse balcony the night of the murder. Nearly everyone in the apartment building falls under suspicion, but when three more murders occur, the police are baffled. Hoping to outdo one another, rival reporters, Pat Morgan and Ted Rand begin to do independent investigations. If they don't solve this whodunit quickly, someone else may fall victim to the shadowy killer whose calling card is a letter threatening, "you will get it!"
  • Scream in the night: Detective Jack Wilson who, with his partner Wu Ting, is on the trail of Johnny Fly, an infamous jewel thief. The pair of sleuths wind up in Singapore, where Fly has made off with the lovely Edith Bentley's precious ruby. While in pursuit, Wu Ting is slain by Fly's deformed henchman Butch Curtain (also played by Chaney), and Edith is kidnapped. It is up to Jack to infiltrate Fly's gang, rescue Edith, recoup the ruby and get vengeance for his fallen partner
  • Triumph of Sherlock Holmes: An adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The valley of fear, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are investigating a murder that occurred at Birlstone Castle, and that seems to be related to an underground society of Amerian coal-miners who've dubbed themselves, "The Scowlers." They discover that the head of the secret society, Professor Moriarty, has more than enough motive to be found guilty of the crime
  • Mr. Moto's last warning: Based on the character created by John P. Marquand. Mr. Moto is a Japanese detective who finds himself ensnared in a world of spy games and international intrigue when two villains plot to ignite a war between the British and French by sabotaging French ships and implicating the British as the culprits. Mr. Moto fakes his own death then poses as a local merchant to stop the evildoers
Cataloging source
VICSF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Shriek in the night: M. H. Hoffman, Jr., associate producer; Albert Ray, director
  • Scream in the night: Fred Newmeyer, director; Norman Springer, story
  • Triumph of Sherlock Holmes: Julius Hagen, producer; Leslie S. Hiscott, director
  • Mr. Moto's last warning: Norman Foster, director ; Philip MacDonald, Norman Foster, original screen play
Intended audience
Rated for all, suitable for all audiences
PerformerNote
  • Shriek in the night: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, Harvey Clark, Purnell Pratt, Lillian Harmer, Arthur Hoyt, Louse Beaver, Clarence Wilson
  • Scream in the night: Lon Chaney, Jr., Zara Tazil, John Ince, Manuel Lopez, Dick Cramer, Sheila Terry, Mereril McCormick, Philip Ann, John Lester Johnson
  • Triumph of Sherlock Holmes: Arthur Wontner, Lyn Harding, Leslie Perrins, Jane Carr, Ian Fleming, Charles Mortimer, Minnie Rayner, Michael Shepley, Ben Welden, Royo Emerton, Conway Dixon, Wilfrid Caithness, Edmund D'Alby, Ernest Lynds
  • Mr. Moto's last warning: Peter Lorre, Ricardo Cortez, Virginia Field, John Carradine, George Sanders, Joan Carol
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1995
  • 1886-1938
  • 1886-1946
  • 1874-1953
  • 1876-1941
  • 1910-
  • 1906-1973
  • 1878-1947
  • 1890-1960
  • b. 1887
  • 1875-1960
  • 1902-1962
  • 1909-1957
  • 1901-
  • 1892-1944
  • 1899-1977
  • 1917-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Talbot, Lyle
  • Clark, Harvey
  • Pratt, Purnell
  • Harmer, Lillian
  • Hoyt, Arthur
  • Beaver, Louise
  • Wilson, Clarence
  • Hoffman, M. H.
  • Chaney, Lon
  • Tazil, Zara
  • Ince, John E.
  • Lopez, Manuel
  • Cramer, Richard
  • Terry, Sheila
  • McCormick, Merril
  • Ann, Philip
  • Johnson, John Lester
  • Newmeyer, Fred
  • Springer, Norman
  • Wontner, Arthur
  • Harding, Lyn
  • Perrins, Leslie
  • Carr, Jane
  • Fleming, Ian
  • Mortimer, Charles
  • Rayner, Minnie
  • Shepley, Michael
  • Welden, Ben
  • Emerton, Roy
  • Dixon, Conway
  • Caithness, Wilfrid
  • D'Alby, Edmund
  • Lynds, Ernest
  • Hiscott, Leslie S
  • Hagen, Julius
  • Lorre, Peter
  • Cortez, Ricardo
  • Field, Virginia
  • Carradine, John
  • Sanders, George
  • Carol, Joan
  • Foster, Norman
  • MacDonald, Philip
  • Platinum Disc Corporation
Runtime
280
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detectives
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Jewel thieves
  • Murderers
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
  • Moriarty, Professor (Fictitious character)
  • Moto, Mr. (Fictitious character)
Technique
live action
Label
Mystery, Volume one, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening screen
  • Originally produced as motion pictures (1933-1939)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Shriek in the night
  • Scream in the night
  • Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
  • Mr. Moto's last warning
Control code
  • a370045
  • ocm70967086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 280 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009206499
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20649
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70967086
System details
DVD. Digitally enhanced audio 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mystery, Volume one, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from opening screen
  • Originally produced as motion pictures (1933-1939)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Shriek in the night
  • Scream in the night
  • Triumph of Sherlock Holmes
  • Mr. Moto's last warning
Control code
  • a370045
  • ocm70967086
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 280 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
096009206499
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
20649
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70967086
System details
DVD. Digitally enhanced audio 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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