Chaney, Lon 1906-1973
Most widely held works about Lon Chaney
Most widely held works by Lon Chaney
High noon ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and held by 2,201 libraries worldwide
This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife.
Frankenstein the legacy collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 942 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.
Of mice and men ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and held by 814 libraries worldwide
Tells the story about the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife.
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 748 libraries worldwide
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist.
The defiant ones ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility.
My favorite brunette ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Ronnie Jackson is a baby photographer who has always dreamed of becoming a private detective. After meeting mystery woman Carlotta Monlay, a comical and violent adventure begins.
The Wolf man ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 540 libraries worldwide
A man who returns to the family estate to take over affairs there risks becoming a victim of the centuries-old curse of the werewolf.
The Wolf Man the legacy collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
The Wolf Man: When a man is attacked by a werewolf, he finds to his horror that he now becomes one himself under a full moon.
The mummy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
For the first time ever, the original The Mummy film comes to DVD in the extraordinary Legacy Collection. Included in the collection is the original classic, starring Boris Karloff and four sequels featuring Lon Chaney, Jr. and others.
The Phantom of the opera ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1925 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 304 libraries worldwide
A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors.
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet Frankenstein ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula and a mad scientist.
The Wolf man ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Upon the death of his brother, Talbot returns from America to his ancestral home in Wales. He visits a gypsy camp with Jenny, a village girl, he is attacked by Bela, a gypsy who has turned into a werewolf. Talbot kills the werewolf but is bitten during the fight. Bela's mother tells him that this will cause him to become a werewolf at each full moon. Talbot confesses his plight to his unbelieving father, Sir John, who then joins the villagers in a hunt for the wolf. Talbot, transformed by the full moon, heads for the forest and a fateful meeting with both Sir John.
Springfield rifle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
Gary Cooper plays Lex Kearney, a U.S. Army major posing as a Confederate sympathizer. Kearney's ruse unmasks rustlers of Union horses, even though his true allegiance is revealed. Ultimately, the major and his troops are outmanned and outgunned. But with the experimental weapon that makes one man the equal of five, they won't be outfought.
Abbott & Costello show who's on first ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
This volume, with special guest stars Lon Chaney and Sid Fields features Abbott & Costello's classic skit, "Who's On First?," along with "Don Juan Costello," "Two Tens for a Five," and others.
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
"The resurrected Wolf Man, seeking a cure for his malady, enlists the aid of mad scientist Patric Knowles, who claims he will not only rid the Wolf Man of his nocturnal metamorphosis but will also revive the frozen body of Frankenstein's inhuman creation."--Container.
House of Frankenstein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
A deranged scientist escapes from prison and revives Count Dracula, the Frankenstein monster and the Wolfman in order to kill those responsible for his imprisonment.
The Mummy's curse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
The mummy is transported to Cajun country for study by a group of archeologists. When the group uncovers the body of his beloved Egyptian princess he begins a reign of a terror and destruction as he renews his search for the princess' reincarnation.
The Indian fighter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A lone man helps a tribe of Sioux Indians battle a group of whiskey traders after their land.
The Ghost of Frankenstein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
When Ygor brings the monster to Frankenstein's country castle, the doctor decides that a brain transplant might be in order. While Frankenstein thinks the transplant should be of a healthy and sane brain, Ygor plots with Frankenstein's unscrupulous colleague Dr. Bohmer to transplant Ygor's brain instead, so that he can rule the world using the monster's body. Their plan turns sour when the monster becomes malevolent and goes on a rampage in the nearest town.
Daniel Boone trail blazer ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Daniel Boone helps defend the fort from Indian attacks until he can negotiate a peaceful resolution.
Animal attacks California--Salinas River Valley Clerks Comedy films Comedy films Courage Cowardice Criminals Depressions Documentary films Dracula, Count (Fictitious character) Dracula films Drama Escapes Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) Frankenstein films Frankenstein films Fugitives from justice Gangs Gunfights Horror films Horror films Male friendship Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Marshals Monsters Mummy films Outlaws Parodies, imitations, etc. Parody films Racism Revenge Sheriffs Short films Southern States Steinbeck, John,--1902-1968 United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Werewolf films Werewolf films Werewolves West (U.S.) Western films Western films
Chamey, Lon 1906-1973
Chaney, Creighton, 1906-1973
Chaney Jr, Lon 1906-1973
Chaney, Lon Jr. 1906-1973
Chaney, Lon, Junior
The Prince of Pain 1906-1973 Spitzname
Chaney, Creighton Tull 1906-1973
Multiple languages (12)
No Linguistic content (8)