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Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd) 1889-1954

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Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

51 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,295 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. Director James Whale's adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Boris Karloff (as the monster) in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compassionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity
Gaslight by George Cukor( Visual )

31 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 1,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in her London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

28 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mummy's curse (1944): "An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier."--IMDb website
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( Book )

68 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The play tells the story of a young American who is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. The plot is loosely based on Henry James' posthumous 1917 novel "The Sense of the Past." --Wikipedia.com
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Dracula : the vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )

5 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula : the vampire play in three acts by Hamilton Deane( Book )

11 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula by John Badham( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis
Dracula : the ultimate, illustrated edition of the world-famous vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There are few figures who have towered over modern theater as predominantly as has the King of the Undead. Since its first authentic stage adaptation in 1924, Dracula has mesmerized audiences throughout the world with its atmospheric and dramatic struggle between the living and the undead." "This gorgeous edition makes available for the first time both the British and the Broadway versions of the classic play. Skillfully annotated by David J. Skal, author of Hollywood Gothic, and brimming with rare photos and illustrations, this volume is a timeless treasure that will haunt theaters and libraries for centuries to come."--Jacket
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( Visual )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Depression-plagued England, Grant, who has never had to toil a moment in his wastrel existence, bets a bundle that he can earn his own way for one year and never touch the cash that has been willed to him
The Gary Cooper collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

34 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering ominously among the shadows of the Carpathian Mountains, Castle Dracula strikes fear in the hearts of the Transylvanian villagers below
Mad love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famed surgeon adores an actress, but when she turns to him to repair her pianist husband's severed hands, he replaces them with the hands of a murderer
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( Visual )

8 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic film based on the classic novel by James Fenimore Cooper about the French & Indian War and a white frontiersman raised by Indians
A goddess to a god; an historical reconstruction by John L Balderston( Book )

2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the Mohicans( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the siege of Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a colonial frontier scout, becomes a reluctant hero when he is assigned to escort the fort commander's two daughters through hostile Indian territory. Many dangers lurk in the wilderness, particularly a bloodthirsty Huron warrior named Magua who is on their tail and ready to attack
The genius of the Marne; a play in three scenes by John L Balderston( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The amazing adventure( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy adventure story of Ernest Bliss, a young millionaire, who can't bear so much wealth. The suggested cure is that he go away for a year and earn his own living, a challenge which Ernest accepts
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
 
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Bride of Frankenstein
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Balderston John 1889-1954

Balderston, John L. 1889-1954

Balderston, John L. (John LLoyd), 1889-1954

Balderston, John Lloyd 1889-

Balderston John Lloyd 1889-1954

جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954

جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954 م

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English (294)

Spanish (16)

German (6)

Italian (2)

Arabic (2)

Dutch (1)

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The mummyBride of FrankensteinBerkeley square : a play in three actsDracula : the vampire play in three actsDraculaThe Gary Cooper collectionMad loveThe genius of the Marne; a play in three scenesHollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror