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Lanchester, Elsa 1902-1986

Overview
Works: 206 works in 572 publications in 4 languages and 15,374 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Television adaptations  Fiction  History  Poetry  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elsa Lanchester
Mary Poppins by Robert Stevenson ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them, a change in the wind blows in a magical nanny who matches the children's qualifications, but not those of their very proper father. As Mary Poppins helps the children magically explore the world around them, their father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and he must eventually deal with his own distance from his children
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Witness for the prosecution by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendantś mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop. His efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's neglected wife becomes infatuated with him
The Inspector general by Henry Koster ( Visual )
75 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corrupt village incorrectly believes that a medicine-show entertainer is the omnipotent Inspector General in disguise
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Shelley's story of a monster created from the re-animated flesh of a corpse as seen through five Hollywood classics
That darn cat! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife." -- Container
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
The big clock by John Farrow ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
Les misérables by Victor Hugo ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman who cannot speak is stalked by a repeat killer at her uncle's mansion
Act of violence Mystery street ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Act of violence (1948): Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young orphan girl is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his crippled son's embittered life
My dog, the thief ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A helicopter traffic reporter whose ratings have begun to slip is saved by Barabbas, a giant St. Bernard who stows away on his helicopter one day. As the dog becomes a regular on his show, the ratings soar. Unfortunately, the dog's a kleptomaniac
Bell, book and candle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A publisher slowly becomes aware that his new girl friend is a witch
Victor Herbert's naughty Marietta ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Easy come, easy go by John Rich ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Elvis plays a navy diver who discovers a shipwreck filled with treasure and sets out to retrieve it with the aid of the ship captain's lovely granddaughter. The pair battle both underwater and landlubbing adversaries in this romance set to Elvis songs
Oratorio, melodrama by Igor Stravinsky ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1991 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oedipus Rex,. Stravinski, Igor423042504480
 
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Alternative Names
Sullivan, Elizabeth 1902-1986
Sullivan, Elizabeth Lanchester 1902-1986
Languages
English (270)
Spanish (6)
German (3)
Latin (1)
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