WorldCat Identities

Lewton, Val

Overview
Works: 138 works in 311 publications in 5 languages and 5,366 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Documentary films  Biography  Film adaptations  Zombie films  History  Vampire films  Monster films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Director
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Val Lewton
Cat people : The curse of the cat people by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2016 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The curse of the cat people: Amy, the young daughter of Oliver and Alice Reed, has trouble differentiating fantasy from reality, and as a result has no friends. She makes an imaginary friend though, her father's dead first wife Irena. At about the same time, she befriends Julia Farren, an aging reclusive actress who is alienated from her own daughter Barbara. A mostly unrelated sequel to Cat people
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

12 editions published between 1943 and 2010 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

13 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 413 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
The Leopard Man by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

20 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost ship (69 min.): A young ship's officer begins to suspect that his captain may also be a murderer
Cat people : classic music for the Val Lewton films by Roy Webb( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh victim ; Shadows in the dark : The Val Lewton legacy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows in the dark, The Val Lewton legacy: A look at the life and career of Val Lewton, an American filmmaker best known for the 9 horror films he produced for RKO Pictures in the 1940s
The seventh victim( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh victim (71 min.): Mary Gibson, a naive orphan, goes to Manhatten to find her missing sister Jacqueline. Her investigation leads her to Jacqueline's secret husband, and also to a strange cult of Diabolists who are also hunting Jacqueline
The Val Lewton horror collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Val Lewton redefined the horror genre with low-budget, high box office films. Here are nine of his horror classics
The Curse of the cat people by Robert Wise( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetic fantasy film about a sensitive child who is guided by the vision of her dead mother
The Body snatcher by Robert Wise( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karloff portrays a cab driver in mid-19th century Edinburgh who earns extra money by supplying corpses to one of the most prestigious medical professors in the city. Blackmail and murder round out this story of psychological terror
Cat people by RKO Radio Pictures( Visual )

4 editions published between 1943 and 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological horror film which tells the story of Irena Dubrovna, a Serbian-born woman who believes that she suffers from an ancient curse which will cause her to turn into a panther and kill whenever she becomes emotionally aroused. She marries a young American named Oliver Reed, who thinks the curse is imaginary and sends her to a psychiatrist to be cured
Rasputin and the empress by Val Lewton( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventh victim by Mark Robson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1940's, producer Val Lewton created a style of horror film that remains an important influence on the genre even today. His speciality, psychological terror, relied on the powers of his viewer's imagination. Nowhere is his hand more evident than in this mystery revolving around devil worship. When a woman disappears, her innocent sister sets out to find her in the seamier regions of Greenwich Village. What she finds instead is a satanic cult with the intent of applying the title to her
No bed of her own by Val Lewton( Book )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York in the winter of 1931 Rose Mahoney loses her job. Unable to find other employment in time, she finds herself in homeless and alone in the big city
The rogue song by Val Lewton( Book )

3 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedlam by Mark Robson( Visual )

10 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nell Bowen visits the insane asylum of St. Mary's of Bethlehem and discovers the chief warden has his own sadistic methods for dealing with the inmates, she finds herself committed there to prevent her telling what she knows
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isle of the dead( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isle of the dead (72 min.): Boris Karloff shares a quarantined house with other strangers on a plague-infested (and perhaps spirit-haunted) island
Val Lewton: the reality of terror by Joel E Siegel( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Val Lewton : the man in the shadows( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce documentaire, produit et narré par Martin Scorsese, grand admirateur de Val Lewton, explore la vie et le travail de ce producteur innovant qui, a totalement révolutionné le film d'horreur. Ses films, à la beauté mystérieuse et inquiétante, continuent de glacer d'effroi les cinéphiles d'aujourd'hui"--Site Lefigaro.fr, consulté le 13 juillet 2016
 
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Cat people : The curse of the cat peopleThe Val Lewton horror collection
Alternative Names

controlled identityKeith, Carlos

Forbes, Cosmo

Forbes Cosmo 1904-1951

Keith, Carlos

Keith Carlos 1904-1951

Leventon, Vladimir 1904-1951

Leventon, Vladimir Ivan

Leventon Vladimir Ivan 1904-1951

Leventon, Vladimir Ivanovich.

Leventon, Vladimir Ivanovich, 1904-1951

Leventon, Vladimir Maksimilianovič

Lewton, Val

Lewton, Val, 1904-1951

Lewton, Vladimir, 1904-1951

Liyūtin, Fāl, 1904-1951

Val Lewton filmproducent uit Oekraïne (1904-1951)

Val Lewton producteur de films américaine

Val Lewton produttore cinematografico russo

Val Lewton US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Аноним псевд. 1904-1951

Вел Льютон

Левентон В. И. 1904-1951

Льютон, Вэл

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The Val Lewton horror collectionNo bed of her ownVal Lewton : the man in the shadowsFearing the dark : the Val Lewton careerVal Lewton : the man in the shadows