WorldCat Identities

Kenton, Erle C. 1896-1980

Works: 137 works in 266 publications in 4 languages and 4,219 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Vampire films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Monster films  Mad scientist films  Werewolf films  Parody films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager , Scenarist, Film editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Erle C Kenton
Frankenstein the legacy collection by William Hurlbut( Visual )

12 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member 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
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 649 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 Nikolaj Arcel( Visual )

25 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 604 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
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein by Abbott and Costello (Comedy team)( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torch singer: Claudette Colbert plays a sexy radio chanteuse who passes her time with an entourage of drunken debauched friends while raising her child born out of wedlock. The Code prohibited stories of illicit love and drunkenness
The ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

29 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 183 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
Who done it?( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 126 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
You're telling me!( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 95 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 )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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 favorites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 58 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
Down on the farm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 52 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.)
The wolf man the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 31 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
W.C. Fields comedy collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Bisbee is an inventor whose works (e.g., a keyhole finder for drunks) have brought him only poverty. His daughter is in love with the son of the town snob. Events conspire to ruin his bullet-proof tire just as success seems near. Another of his inventions prohibits him from committing suicide, so Sam decides to go on living
Abbott & Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 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 25 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 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure in Manhattan (1936): "George Melville (Joel McCrea) is a police reporter with a reputation for predicting crimes before they occur but he meets his match in Claire Peyton (Jean Arthur), an actress who is hired to discredit him by the famous jewel thief Belaire (Reginald Owen). The second of three films to pair Jean Arthur and Joel McCrea, this sparkling comedy-mystery demonstrates the pair's undeniable on-screen chemistry and features Thomas Mitchell in a scene-stealing supporting role as McCrea's blustery editor"--Container
Racket squad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four episodes (ca. 30 min. each) from the television series Racket squad, originally broadcast 1951-1953
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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


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