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Laemmle, Carl 1867-1939

Overview
Works: 123 works in 306 publications in 3 languages and 11,193 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Monster films  Silent films  Action and adventure films  Vampire films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Musical films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, pmn, Restager , fmp, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster (Boris Karloff) in his laboratory, but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

43 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Rupert Julian and featuring Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, and Norman Kerry, is about a disfigured madman in love with an opera understudy
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

4 editions published between 1936 and 2014 in English and held by 879 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
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

34 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during the reign of Louis XI. Clopin bought Esmeralda from the gypsies when she was young. Dancing in the square at the festival, Esmeralda is spotted by Jehan, the evil brother of the good archdeacon. When he sets Quasimodo out to kidnap Esmeralda, Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, rescues her and captures Quasimodo. The courts sentence Quasimodo to a flogging, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. Quasimodo falls in love with her. After Clopin forces Esmeralda to leave Phoebus at the ball, she sends a note to Phoebus to meet her at Notre Dame. In the garden, Phoebus is stabbed in the back by Jehan. Esmeralda is accused of stabbing Phoebus, convicted by the courts and sentenced to hang. When Esmeralda again rejects Jehan, he tells her that Phoebus is dead, even though it is not true. Clopin, Phoebus and Quasimodo all try different ways to save Esmeralda
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

7 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
The phantom of the opera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
Show boat by Jerome Kern( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a stage star who falls for the dashing riverboat gambler, Gaylord Ravenal
Foolish wives by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

14 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian Count Sergius Karamzin and his two cousins, the Princesses Olga and Vera Petschnikoff are happily living the high life in Monte Carlo just after the Armistice for WWI. The only problem is that all three are fakes--swindlers, grifters, con artists--who must continually replenish their cash reserves by finding new marks. They are all adept, but the Count excels as a seducer, then blackmailer, of foolish wives. When the newspaper announces the arrival of a special envoy from the United States to the Principality of Monaco, the Count believes he's found a perfect victim for his latest scheme
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1932 and 2009 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Egyptian mummy accidentally revived by a British archaeology team sets out to find his lost love and terrorizes everyone along the way
The man who laughs by Paul Leni( Visual )

6 editions published between 1928 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nobleman's son whose facial features were distorted into a permanent grin by political enemies becomes a clown with a circus troupe where he meets and falls in love with a beautiful blind girl
Lonesome by Paul Fejos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Man of the world) A young American girl visits Paris accompanied by her fiancee and her wealthy uncle. (We're not dressing) Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. (Hands across the table) A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance. (Love before breakfast) Kay bounces between boyfriend Bill and a Wall Street tycoon who thinks he knows what's best for her and bosses her around. (The princess comes across) A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a crusie ship. (True confession) Helen and Ken are a pretty strange couple, she is a pathological liar, and he is a scrupulously honest lawyer
The good fairy by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman living in Hungary tells everyone she is married to a man she hardly knows to evade a scheming millionaire that she doesn't love
The cat and the canary by Paul Leni( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The potential heirs to a large fortune gather at their benefactor's mansion twenty years after his death, but the reading of his will is interrupted by a series of disturbing events
Directed by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directed by William Wyler is a tribute to the great Hollywood director William Wyler. Film clips from some of his best loved movies are intercut with anecdotes and reminiscences from such legendary figures as Bette Davis, Billy Wilder, Lillian Hellman, John Huston and Wyler himself. The love trap is a part-silent, part-sound motion picture about a fired chorus girl who is rescued by a young businessman and then must set an elaborate trap for his uncle to regain her new husband's confidence
His people( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the gap between sources of respect in the old world and paths to success in the new. Two young men stray from traditions cherished by their Russian-immigrant parents, but both generations learn to accept changing circumstances and desires in order to preserve the family as a source of love and self-respect
Uncle Tom's cabin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Beecher Stowe's influential 19th century story of the pre-Civil war South. Peace-loving slave Tom is forced to submit to his sadistic master, the evil Simon Legree. Helpless slaves -- raped, tortured and humiliated -- are eventually driven to rebel against their wicked oppressors
Blind husbands by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love triangle between the self-absorbed husband (an American surgeon), the neglected wife, and the human bird of prey (an Austrian lieutenant). When the time comes to climb the Alps, the Austrian's lack of true courage is revealed, and at the mountain top one man is clearly dominant
White hell of Pitz Palu( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the German "mountain film" genre, notable for its impressive photography, about a man who sets out with two companions to conquer an Alpine peak that has already claimed his wife
Imitation of life two movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bea, an entrepreneurial single mother, and her housemaid Delilah build a fortune together-- but success doesn't save them from sorrow in the passing years. Delilah's daughter rejects her mother and her race, while Bea must choose between the man she loves and the daughter who loves him too
 
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Bride of Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Carl Laemmle American film producer

Carl Laemmle deutsch-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Carl Laemmle Duits ondernemer

Carl Laemmle pionero de la industria cinematográfica y fundador de los Estudios Universal

Carl Laemmle produttore cinematografico tedesco

Lämmle, Kals 1867-1939

Lämmle, Karl 1867-1939

Карл Леммле

קארל למל

کارل لمله

カール・レムリ

卡尔·拉姆勒

Languages
English (176)

German (9)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Bride of FrankensteinThe mummyCarole Lombard : the glamour collectionAn empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood