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Karloff, Boris 1887-1969

Overview
Works: 957 works in 2,736 publications in 7 languages and 39,555 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Monster films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Action and adventure films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Gangster films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Host, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Speaker, Honoree, Other, 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 )

21 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and French and held by 3,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his attempts to steal the Christmas celebration of Who-ville. Also included is "Horton hears a Who!" in which a big-eared elephant named Horton protects the tiny inhabitants of Who-ville
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by Xue lai( Visual )

126 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,984 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 extract revenge upon their many enemies
The mummy by Edwin Morgan( Visual )

77 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archeology 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
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

85 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Pretorius into reviving his monster and creating a companion for him
Scarface by Al Pacino( Visual )

50 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,303 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
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas by Seuss( Visual )

32 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tongue-twisting verse and lighthearted music, this is the timeless tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his feeble attempts to steal the yuletide celebration of Whoville
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

26 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 961 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 by Universal Pictures (Firm)( Visual )

25 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 957 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 terror by Roger Corman( Visual )

78 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young officer in Napoleon's army traces a beautiful but mysterious girl to a castle inhabited by a madman and finds himself trapped there
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

21 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about Kipling's delightful jungle animals, from his Just So Stories and from his Jungle Book
Mad monster party( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Von Frankenstein has decided to retire as the head of the Worldwide Organization of Monsters. But first, he must inform the other monsters about his plans. How to deliver the news? How else - through a MAD MONSTER PARTY! Von Frankenstein's guests include a who's who of Halloween favorites, including the Werewolf, Dracula, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, the Mummy, the Invisible Man and more. But who among them is fit to be the new head of the monsters?
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: "Il s'agit de l'histoire d'un diabolique fossoyeur (joué par Boris Karloff) qui fournit, sans honte, un professeur en cadavres frais". --Site wikipédia, consulté le 22 avril 2014
Dr. Seuss's holidays on the loose!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 443 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 2007 in 4 languages and held by 430 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
How the Grinch stole Christmas by Seuss( Recording )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original TV soundtrack features the original cast including the legendary Boris Karloff, and the classic track 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.'
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 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 old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Black sabbath by Black Sabbath (Musical group)( Visual )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great horror anthology films of all time, and Mario Bava's personal favorite of his works, Black Sabbath solidified the director's reputation as Europe's maestro of the macabre. In The Telephone... a woman is haunted by menacing phone calls from a former lover. The Wurdulak stars Boris Karloff (The Crimson Cult) as a vampire hunter whose family is stalked by the wandering spirit of an undead ghoul. A Drop Of Water involves a nurse who steals a ring from a corpse - not realizing the curse that is carried with it. This is the AIP English language version
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalrymen 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
The raven by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

42 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bride of Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Boris Karlof

Boris Karloff acteur britannique

Boris Karloff aktor brytyjski

Boris Karloff angol színész

Boris Karloff attore britannico

Boris Karloff britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Boris Karloff Brits filmacteur

Karloff 1887-1969

Karloff, Boris

Karloff, Boris pseud

Pratt, William 1887-1969

Pratt, William H. 1887-1969

Pratt, William Henry

Pratt, William Henry, 1887-1969

Барыс Карлаф

Борис Карлоф

Борис Карлофф

בוריס קרלוף

بوريس كارلوف

بوریس کارلوف بازیگر بریتانیایی

보리스 칼로프 배우

ボリス・カーロフ

鲍里斯·卡洛夫

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Frankenstein : the legacy collectionThe mummyBride of FrankensteinDr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole ChristmasThe secret life of Walter MittyJust so storiesThe lost patrol