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Karloff, Boris 1887-1969

Overview
Works: 1,147 works in 3,150 publications in 8 languages and 41,547 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Monster films  Horror films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Christmas films  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Host, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Speaker, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Boris Karloff
 
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Most widely held works by Boris Karloff
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

65 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grouchy Grinch tries to stop Christmas from coming to Whoville, but the Whos teach him the true meaning of Christmas instead
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

127 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

106 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

75 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archaeology team. Dressed in the garb of a modern-day Egyptian, he sets out to find his lost love, terrorizing the members of the expedition who must find a way to stop him
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

49 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the prohibition era. This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow."--Container
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

52 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter, a mild-mannered mouse, imagines himself as a number of daredevil heroes. One of Walter's dreams becomes a reality when he gets involved with a beautiful blonde and becomes the target of a gang of jewel thieves who believe he has their loot
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies
The terror by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

67 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the baron to suicide
Mad monster party by Boris Karloff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
Dr. Seuss's holidays on the loose!( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun is on the Loose with 3 Dr. Seuss Holiday Classics! How the Grinch Stole Christmas; The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat; Halloween is Grinch Night. Special features include: Songs in the key of Grinch. TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas Special Edition with Phil Hartman, Grinch Song
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of stories about animals designed to be read aloud to children and adults
Lured by Laurel Woodcock( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London, trapping his prey through personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalryman lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
Peter and the wolf : op. 67 : a musical tale for children ; Lieutenant Kijé : suite symphonique, op. 60 by Sergey Prokofiev( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great cinema : 15 films( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great novels inspired these 15 critically acclaimed films starring Hollywood's most stars
 
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Bride of Frankenstein
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Alternative Names
Boris Karlof

Boris Karloff

Boris Karloff acteur britannique

Boris Karloff actor inglés

Boris Karloff aktor brytyjski

Boris Karloff and Friends

Boris Karloff angol színész

Boris Karloff attore britannico

Boris Karloff britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Boris Karloff Brits filmacteur

Boris Karloff engl. näyttelijä

Boris Karloff English actor

Boris Karloff Inlatirra jacha marka yäpari

Boris Karloff Inlatirra mama llaqtayuq aranway pukllaq

Karloff 1887-1969

Karloff, Boris

Karloff, Boris and Friends

Karloff, Boris pseud

Pratt, William 1887-1969

Pratt, William H. 1887-1969

Pratt William Henry

Pratt, William Henry, 1887-1969

Μπόρις Καρλόφ

Барыс Карлаф

Борис Карлоф

Борис Карлофф

בוריס קרלוף

بوريس كارلوف

بوريس كارلوف ممثل إنجليزي

بوریس کارلوف بازیگر بریتانیایی

보리스 칼로프 배우

ボリス・カーロフ

鲍里斯·卡洛夫

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