A report on Edward Arnold (actor)

Arnold in 1941
Arnold on the radio show Three Thirds of a Nation, May 6, 1942
Arnold (left) with J. Carrol Naish; from the trailer for Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

American actor of the stage and screen.

- Edward Arnold (actor)
Arnold in 1941

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Meet Nero Wolfe

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1936 mystery film based on the 1934 novel Fer-de-Lance, written by Rex Stout.

1936 mystery film based on the 1934 novel Fer-de-Lance, written by Rex Stout.

Set in New York, the story introduced the detective genius Nero Wolfe (Edward Arnold) and his assistant Archie Goodwin (Lionel Stander).

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Eyes in the Night

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L-R: Reginald Denny, Donna Reed, Edward Arnold, and Ann Harding

Eyes in the Night is a 1942 American crime mystery directed by Fred Zinnemann, based on Baynard Kendrick's 1941 novel The Odor of Violets and starring Edward Arnold, Ann Harding and Donna Reed.

Diamond Jim Brady c. 1900

Diamond Jim Brady

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American businessman, financier and philanthropist of the Gilded Age.

American businessman, financier and philanthropist of the Gilded Age.

Diamond Jim Brady c. 1900

In the 1940 film, Lillian Russell, Diamond Jim Brady is portrayed by Edward Arnold.

Fer-de-Lance (novel)

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First Nero Wolfe detective novel written by Rex Stout, published in 1934 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. The novel appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine under the title "Point of Death".

First Nero Wolfe detective novel written by Rex Stout, published in 1934 by Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. The novel appeared in abridged form in The American Magazine under the title "Point of Death".

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Illustrator Fred Ludekens created the first visual interpretation of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the abridged version of Fer-de-Lance that appeared in The American Magazine (November 1934)
Legendary book designer George Salter produced hundreds of covers for the digest format paperbacks published by Lawrence E. Spivak's The American Mercury. One of the earliest is an abridged version of Fer-de-Lance titled Meet Nero Wolfe (A Mercury Book No. 37, undated), which utilizes the title of the 1936 Columbia Pictures adaptation of the novel.

Herbert Biberman directed a cast that included Edward Arnold as Wolfe; Lionel Stander as Archie Goodwin; John Qualen as Olaf, Wolfe's Scandinavian chef; and a young Rita Hayworth (then Rita Cansino) as Maria Maringola, who sets the story in motion when she asks for Wolfe's help in finding her missing brother, Carlo.

Carl Mueller illustrated "The Red Bull" (1938)
for The American Magazine

Nero Wolfe

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Fictional character, a brilliant, obese, eccentric armchair detective created in 1934 by American mystery writer Rex Stout.

Fictional character, a brilliant, obese, eccentric armchair detective created in 1934 by American mystery writer Rex Stout.

Carl Mueller illustrated "The Red Bull" (1938)
for The American Magazine
Nero Wolfe and his boyhood friend Marko Vukcic hunted dragonflies in the mountains where Wolfe was born, in the vicinity of Lovćen
Gold plated bottle opener from the A&E TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery
Wolfe suppresses his loathing of travel and trains in Too Many Cooks (illustration by Rico Tomaso for The American Magazine, March 1938).
"He took his coat and vest off, exhibiting about eighteen square feet of canary-yellow shirt, and chose the darts with yellow feathers, which were his favorites." —Wolfe exercises in The Rubber Band, chapter 14
Rex Stout in 1973
Nero Wolfe depicted in a set of 12 Nicaraguan postage stamps issued in November 1972 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Interpol.
Wolfe, as he appeared in volume 17 of Detective Conan
Sydney Greenstreet starred in NBC's The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe (1950–51)
William Shatner as Archie Goodwin and Kurt Kasznar as Nero Wolfe in the aborted 1959 CBS-TV series
Maury Chaykin as Nero Wolfe in A Nero Wolfe Mystery

Meet Nero Wolfe was directed by Herbert Biberman, and featured a cast led by Edward Arnold as Nero Wolfe, and Lionel Stander as Archie Goodwin.

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Diamond Jim

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1935 biographical film based on the published biography Diamond Jim Brady by Parker Morell.

1935 biographical film based on the published biography Diamond Jim Brady by Parker Morell.

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It follows the life of legendary entrepreneur James Buchanan Brady, including his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell, and stars Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Cesar Romero and Binnie Barnes.

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Lillian Russell (film)

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1940 American biographical film of the life of the singer and actress.

1940 American biographical film of the life of the singer and actress.

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It stars Alice Faye in the title role, Don Ameche, Henry Fonda and Edward Arnold as Diamond Jim Brady.

Baynard Kendrick

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American mystery novelist.

American mystery novelist.

The novels were the basis for two films starring Edward Arnold, Eyes in the Night (1942) and The Hidden Eye (1945).

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The Hidden Eye

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1945 American mystery film directed by Richard Whorf and written by George Harmon Coxe and Harry Ruskin.

1945 American mystery film directed by Richard Whorf and written by George Harmon Coxe and Harry Ruskin.

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The film stars Edward Arnold, Frances Rafferty, Ray Collins, Paul Langton, William 'Bill' Phillips and Thomas E. Jackson.

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The Toast of New York

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The Toast of New York is a 1937 American biopic directed by Rowland V. Lee and starring Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, and Jack Oakie.