WorldCat Identities

Kenton, Erle C. 1896-1980

Overview
Works: 167 works in 297 publications in 4 languages and 4,435 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Monster films  Comedy films  Mad scientist films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films  Educational films 
Roles: Director, Restager , Author, Scenarist, Film editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Erle C Kenton
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

10 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Included in this collection is the original classic, starring the renowned Boris Karloff, and four timeless sequels, featuring such legendary actors as Béla lugosi and Lon Chaney Jr
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula: The vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the young and virtuous Mina. Dracula's daughter: A hypnotic woman steals the body of Count Dracula and bloodless corpses start appearing in London again. Son of Dracula: Carpathian Count Alucard is invited to the United States by a young and morbid heiress. House of Dracula: Dracula arrives at Dr. Edelman's office asking for a cure to his vampirism
Island of lost souls by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

24 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad doctor conducts ghastly genetic experiments on a remote island in the South Seas, much to the fear and disgust of the shipwrecked sailor who finds himself trapped there
The best of Abbott and Costello( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Videodisc releases of eight comedies originally produced by Universal Pictures, 1940-1942
Pre-code Hollywood collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hot Saturday: A small-town girl spends the night with a family friend in defiance of her mother, who has accused her of sleeping with the town playboy. The Code forbade seduction scenes and disapproved of the scenes in which a group of young people drive to the playboy's lakeside lodge for a drinking party that leads to worse
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!: Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
The ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost of Frankenstein: 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. Son of Frankenstein: The son of Dr. Frankenstein returns to his ancestral castle twenty-five years after the infamous monster's "death." There he meets Ygor, a mad shepherd who is hiding the body of the creature. The young doctor revives his father's creation in the hope of rehabilitating him and clearing the family name
Who done it?( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about two would-be radio writers who find themselves involved in a real murder during the recording of a "whodunit" play. Trying to solve the crime, they are targeted by the killer and suspected by the police
Frankenstein : complete legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're telling me!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an eccentric inventor with a taste for drink. Before the day is through, Sam flubs his daughter's marriage plans, shoots the tires out from under a police car, befriends a princess, lassos an ostrich, and becomes the darling of the country club
Dracula : complete legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of Dracula: Dracula arrives at Dr. Edelman's office asking for a cure to his vampirism
Down on the farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finlayson holds the mortgage on Fazenda's father's farm, a matter that could be rectified with her marriage to the evil banker. However, she loves Gribbon, and fakes a letter from a 'mystery man' to impugn her past and break the engagement with Finlayson. Locations include Mixville, Griffith Park and Glendale Line Pacific Electric track (near Riverside Dr. and Fletcher Dr.)
House of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member 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
W.C. Fields comedy favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his early days on stage in vaudeville and Broadway through his live appearance on radio, W.C. Fields created an iconic persona that has never been matched. The comic genius of Fields is best captured forever in his body of films that highlight his notoriously sarcastic quick wit and slapstick routines. In these ten films, see W.C. Fields at his best
The wolf man : complete legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original Wolf Man is one of the silver screen's most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal classic monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The wolf man: complete legacy collection includes all 7 films from the original legacy including the eerie classic starring Lon Chaney Jr. and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the tragic monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Wolf Man to this day"--Container
House of Dracula( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula and the Wolfman approach Dr. Edelman to beg for a cure to relieve them of their killing instincts. But while the Wolfman is sincere, Dracula is merely scheming to get close to the doctor's nurse so she can become one of his brides of darkness
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an inventor who is the laughingstock in his small town. After demonstrating another failed invention, he meets a princess who promises to use her celebrity to turn his luck around
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It ain't hay: Bud and Lou accidentally kidnap the famous racehorse, Tea Biscuit. Hit the ice: Unwittingly involved in a robbery, Bud and Lou trail the crooks to the Sun Valley ski resort. In society: Bud and Lou find themselves in hot water after a plumbing job goes wrong at a high society bash. Here come the co-eds: Bud and Lou head to campus and attempt to save Bixby College from closing down
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keep 'em flying: Bud and Lou enlist in the Army Air Corps and get caught up in a love triangle. Ride 'em cowboy: Bud and Lou head to a dude ranch with a western novelist to learn how to be real cowboys. Pardon my sarong: Bud and Lou travel to an uncharted tropical island, where Lou is mistaken for a legendary god. Who done it?: Bud and Lou try to solve a murder at a radio network but become suspects themselves
Jean Arthur comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The public menace (1935): "A brash newspaper reporter (George Murphy) agrees to a marriage of convenience with a manicurist (Jean Arthur) who is facing deportation to Greece. If he'll help her become a New York City resident, she'll provide him with the inside track on a breaking news story - the escape and disappearance of a dangerous racketeer she knows. Nothing proceeds as planned in this fast-paced crime comedy which recalls the cynical humor and streetwise dialogue of the classic newspaper farce, The Front Page (1931)"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Erle C. Kenton Amerikaans filmregisseur (1896-1980)

Erle C. Kenton cinéaste américain

Erle C. Kenton director de cine estadounidense

Erle C. Kenton regista cinematografico statunitense

Erle C. Kenton US-amerikanischer Regisseur

Kenton, Earl 1896-1980

Kenton, Earl C. 1896-1980

Kenton, Earle 1896-1980

Kenton, Earle C. 1896-1980

Kenton, Erle 1896-1980

Kenton, Erle Cauthorn

Кентон, Эрл

ارله سی کنتون بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی

켄튼, 얼 C. 1896-1980

アール・C・ケントン

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Island of lost soulsThe ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of FrankensteinWho done it?House of FrankensteinHouse of Dracula