Edgar Wallace


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Noun1.Edgar Wallace - English writer noted for his crime novels (1875-1932)
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It was like Charles Dickens meets Emily Bronte, written by Edgar Wallace."
1875: Edgar Wallace, thriller writer and journalist, was born in London.
1875: Edgar Wallace (below), thriller writer and journalist, was born in London.
A wormy childog spinyowling sosad eyes at me for a bone of the river of Edgar Wallace. The crossy fires are here hosting upon our glens.
It had been adapted from Edgar Wallace's original work by Antony Lampard but there were basic inaccuracies.
Based on the classic story by "king of the detective thriller" Edgar Wallace, The Case of the Frightened Lady sets its scene in the aftermath of a ruthless killing at the elegant Mark's Priory, ancestral home of the wealthy Lebanon family.
029 2037 3022 THEATRE The Case of the Frightened Lady Building on the phenomenal decade long success of The Agatha Christie Company, which sold over two million tickets around the UK, comes a new thrilling chapter from "the king of the detective thriller" Edgar Wallace. Tonight and Tomorrow, 7.30pm, New Theatre.
Edgar Wallace, master of the thriller in his heyday, couldn't himself have presided over a more thrilling outcome with his fictional Four Just Men than the one that was achieved through their press conference of January 12 by the real-life four just men - Justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Kurian Joseph.
Wodehouse was long one of the most popular authors in India--more so than Harold Robbins--and the English country manor, oh so civilized behavior, and the dynamic of upstairs/downstairs made it almost inevitable that Indians interested in the genre would seek inspiration from Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, and Edgar Wallace.
Although the two men came from very different backgrounds, James had much in common with another very popular writer of the period, the solidly working-class Edgar Wallace. Both were unpretentious artists whose main aim was to keep their audiences entertained.
A native of Glasgow, Gordon also directed episodes of various British TV series, including The Younger Generation, The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre, The Saint, The Avengers, The Baron, Crown Court, ITV Playhouse, Target, Screenplay, Take My Wife, Cribb, The Brack Report, One Summer, Wish Me Luck, The Bill, Sk!