WorldCat Identities

Grant, John 1891-1955

Overview
Works: 155 works in 256 publications in 1 language and 3,350 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Parody films  Horror films  Monster films  Vampire films  Mad scientist films  Werewolf films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Screwball comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Adapter, Scenarist, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Director, Author of dialog, htt
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Grant
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein( Visual )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist
Abbott and Costello meet the mummy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Abbot and Costello learn that an archaeologist has found a legendary mummy in Cairo, they decide to apply to guard the corpse as it's sent to the U.S. Finding the archaeologist murdered and the mummy gone, they become owners of a medallion that holds the key to ancient buried treasure that they must keep out of the wrong hands
Ma and Pa Kettle at the fair( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their newest adventure, the Kettles' eldest daughter wants to go to college and Ma and Pa are at their wits' end trying to raise the money
Lost in a harem( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lost in a harem: Peter Johnson and Harvey Garvey, bumbling magicians stranded in the desert domain of Barabeeha, are asked by handsome prince Ramo to help him regain his throne from wicked Uncle Nimativ. This perilous task takes them deep inside the sultan's inner sanctum, and there the madcap adventure really begins
Abbott and Costello meet the monsters collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Comedy meets horror when the screen's funniest duo, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, encounter Universal's classic monsters ..."--Container
The best of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who done it?: Slapstick comedy thriller in which two radio writers become involved in a real murder while they are recording a whodunit play
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet the invisible man( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic thriller in which Abbott and Costello help an accused killer (who can make himself invisible) prove his innocence. Newly-graduated private eyes Bud & Lou go undercover in the boxing world to prove the young man's innocence
The naughty nineties( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello play an actor and his assistant who work on a Mississippi showboat and must rid the ship of the villains who have taken it over and set up a crooked gambling operation
Abbott and Costello meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together for the first time, a collection of two Abbott & Costello classic monster films. The films include: Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, (1953, 76 minutes, B&W); and Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy, (1955, 79 minutes, B&W)
Bud Abbott & Lou Costello meet the mummy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Abbot and Costello learn that an archaeologist has found a legendary mummy in Cairo, they decide to apply to guard the corpse as it's sent to the U.S. Finding the archaeologist murdered and the mummy gone, they become owners of a medallion that holds the key to ancient buried treasure that they must
Abbott and Costello meet Captain Kidd( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two servants have a treasure map, and a fearsome pirate wants it. [Halliwell's]
Hold that ghost by MCA Videocassette Inc( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The boys inherit a haunted mansion formerly owned by a mobster."
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet the killer, Boris Karloff( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is a swank hotel where a prominent lawyer is murdered. Bud Abbott is Casey, the house detective, and Lou Costello is Freddie, the bellhop. Although there are plenty of suspicious characters about, the murder is pinned on Freddie, who sets out to catch the real killer and clear himself in this slick murder-mystery spoof
Here come the co-eds( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joyous romp by two of the best-loved comedic talents in a delightful story, along with terrific musical numbers
Hit the ice( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy in which two would-be newspaper photographers get involved with underworld gangsters
Buck privates( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbot and Costello accidentally enlist in the army to avoid arrest
Wartime comedies : Buck privates ; In the Navy ; Here come the Waves ; Hail the conquering hero ; Caught in the draft ; Francis joins the WACs ; The private war of Major Benson ; The perfect furlough( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight comedies about war and military service
Abbott & Costello go to Mars( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbott and Costello zoom into outer space and disrupt everything in sight in a parody of science fiction films
Abbott and Costello meet the Keystone Kops( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a 1950s version of the original Keystone Kops, which, like the first Kops, were trained by Mack Sennett. Harry and Willis, who have been swindled in New York, follow the crook to Hollywood, where they team up with the Keystone Kops to bring him to justice
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello in the Foreign Legion( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Foreign Legion has had its share of soldiers who don't belong there, but it may never have had any who've upset its ranks as much as Abbott and Costello
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein
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Abbott and Costello meet the mummyLost in a haremHere come the co-edsHit the iceAbbott & Costello go to MarsAbbott and Costello meet the Keystone KopsBud Abbott, Lou Costello in the Foreign Legion
Alternative Names
John Grant nordamerikanischer Drehbuchautor (1891–1955)

John Grant (screenwriter) Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1891-1955)

جان گرانت

جون غرانت

Languages
English (84)