WorldCat Identities

Lanchester, Elsa 1902-1986

Overview
Works: 198 works in 551 publications in 4 languages and 15,158 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Live-action/animation films  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Poetry  Fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Singer, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elsa Lanchester
Mary Poppins by Robert Stevenson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who, with her magical umbrella, flies into the lives of a proper, upper crust Edwardian English banker and his two children. She proceeds to put things right with the aid of her rather extraordinary magical powers and, in the process, teaches the family just how much fun life can be
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baron von Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and German and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A murder mystery and court trial which reveals some interesting quirks of the personalities involved
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save their marriage! But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own...and teaching nortal Henry an immortal lesson in romance isn't all he has planned!"--Container
The Inspector general by Henry Koster ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A corrupt village wrongly suspects the idiot assistant of a medicine-show operator of being the emperor's omnipotent inspector general in disguise
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 978 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 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 508 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 )
34 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 477 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 390 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 miseĢrables ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 343 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 275 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 by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 253 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 )
3 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in German and English and held by 227 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 by Richard Quine ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 192 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 188 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 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Navy frogman who discovers buried treasure and sets out to retrieve it with the aid of the skipper's daughter in this romance set to sixties music
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 (269)
Spanish (7)
German (7)
Latin (1)
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