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Baxter, Les 1922-1996

Overview
Works: 824 works in 1,270 publications in 5 languages and 7,627 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Science fiction films  Beach party films  Musical films  Popular music  Romantic comedy films  B films  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Author, Actor, Arranger, Singer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invisible boy: A ten-year-old boy and Robby the Robot team up to prevent a Super Computer from controlling the Earth from a satellite
The greatest hits by Nat King Cole( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Patrick Graybill( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Alan Birkinshaw( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
Voice of the Xtabay by Yma Sumac( Recording )

27 editions published between 1950 and 1996 in 6 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elf : music from the major motion picture( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pit and the pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a publicity stunt to promote the singing career of Sugar Kane balloons out of control, the gang are pulled into the ensuing comic adventures
1953( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild in the streets( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild in the streets: When 15 year olds are given the right to vote, they elect a rock star as president and take over the government enforcing mandatory retirement at age 30
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb of Ligeia is the story of a dead wife who comes back as a ferocious cat on a deadly game of cat and mouse with her husband's new wife. An evening of Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price narrating four of Edgar Allan Poe's most horrifying classics including "The tell tale heart," "The sphinx," "The cask of Amontillado' and "The pit and the pendulum."
The comedy of terrors ; The raven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
Fireball 500( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
1956( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beach party ; Bikini beach( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side B. : A British recording star sets up headquarters on the beach and a grumpy newspaper publisher seeks to oust the kids from their beach area
Inherent vice : original motion picture soundtrack by Jonny Greenwood( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror ; The pit and the pendulum ; The raven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Mondo exotica( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Price stars in all three episodes, including Morella, in which aman is haunted after blaming his young daughter for the death of his wife. In TThe Black Cat, a pair of illicit lovers are buried alive by a jealous husband, and in The Case of M. Valdemar, a sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell
 
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Alternative Names
Bax 1922-1996

Baxter, Leslie

Baxter Leslie 1922-1996

Baxter, Lex

Casanova 1922-1996

Les Baxter Amerikaans zanger (1922-1996)

Les Baxter amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej i muzyk pianista

Les Baxter compositeur de musique de film, pianiste et chef d'orchestre

Les Baxter musicista, compositore e cantante statunitense

Les Baxter US-amerikanischer Orchesterleiter und Arrangeur

Lex Baxter

Lez Baxter

Бакстер, Лес

Лес Бакстер

לס באקסטר זמר אמריקאי

له بکستر

ليه باكستر

레스 백스터

レス・バクスター

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