WorldCat Identities

Laemmle, Carl 1867-1939

Works: 90 works in 263 publications in 3 languages and 8,001 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Biography  Interviews  Silent films  Horror films  Monster films  Musical films 
Roles: Producer, Author, fmp
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Carl Laemmle
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

54 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 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
The mummy by Boris Karloff( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
The hunchback of Notre Dame by Wallace Worsley( Visual )

32 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 925 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 Claude Frollo. When he sets Quasimodo out to kidnap Esmeralda, Phoebus, Captain of the Guards, rescues her and captures Quasimodo. Quasimodo is sentenced to be flogged, and the only one who will give him water while he is tied in the square is Esmeralda. 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. Clopin, Phoebus and Quasimodo all try different ways to save Esmeralda
Show boat by George Sidney( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 1990 in English and held by 369 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 )

16 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 356 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 man who laughs by Paul Leni( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 326 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
Carole Lombard : the glamour collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 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 182 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 154 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
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harry Pollard( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 74 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
Directed by William Wyler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 63 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 58 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
Blind husbands Die Rache der Berge by Erich Von Stroheim( Visual )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love triangle between a self-absorbed husband, the neglected wife, and her opportunistic lover
Weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü The white hell of Pitz Palü by Arnold Franck( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 36 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 24 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
Carl Laemmle presents Phantom of the Opera( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic melodrama about a vengeful composer who lives beneath the Paris opera house
White tiger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three intentional crooks conspire to pull the crime of the century. Hiding in a mountain cabin after their crime, their distrust of each other grows daily
Lions and tigers, with Clyde Beatty( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The invisible man L'homme invisible by James Whale( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Griffin, un scientifique, a trouvé le moyen de devenir invisible. Soucieux de trouver la formule qui lui permettra un retour à la normale avant d'annoncer sa découverte, il s'enroule le visage de bandeaux et se retire dans l'auberge d'un village isolé. Son aspect étrange ainsi que son comportement attirent la curiosité des gens et l'empêchent de travailler. Agacé, Griffin cherche à effrayer les villageois et se sert de son pouvoir à des fins de plus en plus malintentionnées... (Internet :, 2014-03-17)
Cohen on the telephone( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the advent of sound, the vaudeville-immigrant genre added comic speech to its repertoire of physical comedy and funny situations. This film presents a humorous monologue of a Jewish immigrant using the telephone for the first time when he calls his landlord about repairs to the owner's property. Unfamiliar with the telephone and still uncomfortable with the English language, Cohen embroils himself in a comic monologue of misunderstanding
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The mummy
Alternative Names
Carl Laemmle American film producer

Carl Laemmle Duits ondernemer

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

Carl Laemmle produttore cinematografico tedesco

Карл Леммле

کارل لمله



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