WorldCat Identities

Franco, Jesus

Overview
Works: 353 works in 550 publications in 5 languages and 1,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Performer, Author of dialog, Adapter, Actor, Film editor, Printer, Commentator, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Jesus Franco Publications about Jesus Franco
Publications by  Jesus Franco Publications by Jesus Franco
posthumous Publications by Jesus Franco, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jesus Franco
Don Quixotes de Orson Welles Orson Welles' Don Quixote ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A unique vision of two men, Don Quixote and his companion Sancho Panza, who journey through provincial Spain and suddenly are pitted against enemies both real and imagined in the modern world. A rarely seen piece of film history
Les nuits de Dracula ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young English lawyer and his beautiful fiance become entwined in a series of horrifying encounters with Count Dracula and other vampires in the mountains of eerie Transylvania
Don Quijote de Orson Welles by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza set in contemporary Spain
Count Dracula ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens
Bienvenido Mister Cagada : memorias caóticas de Luis García Berlanga by Jesus Franco ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sax Rohmer's the castle of Fu Manchu ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The infamous Dr. Fu Manchu terrorizes the world by wreaking mighty catastrophes through use of a mysterious formula
L'horrible Docteur Orlof Awful Dr. Orlof ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An obsessed surgeon tries to restore his sister's fire-scarred face by abducting young women and performing skin graft operations on them. Assisting him is his sadistic slave, Morpho, a "sightless idiot" who occasionally bites his victims and keeps them chained up afterward
Sax Rohmer's the blood of Fu Manchu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, as part of his plan to kill ten world leaders. Nayland Smith must hunt an antidote to supress world domination by the evil Fu Manchu
Venus in furs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A traumatized trumpeter sucked into a whirlpool of psycho-sexual horror along with his sultry girlfriend, a kinky lesbian, a depraved playboy and the mysterious beauty who may lead them all straight to Hell
Vampiros lesbos ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Countess Nadine Carody, a vampire with an insatiable thirst for female blood, lures women to her isolated island to love ... then kill ... her victims! Linda Westinghouse comes to the island and falls under the vampire's seductive spell, only to find a living nightmare she may never be able to escape
Jack the Ripper ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Local police are unable to discover the identity of Jack the Ripper until a local police Inspector goes undercover to try and catch the killer
Los ojos siniestros del doctor Orloff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The diabolical doctor unleashes a nightmare of hypnosis, violence, and folk music on a crippled young woman and her depraved family
The bloody judge ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judge George Jeffreys, the infamous 17th century witchfinder under the reign of James II, takes perverse sexual pleasure in sadistic torture
Oasis of the zombies ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Robert, a student at an English university, receives word of his father's unexpected death and returns home to Africa. While reading his father's dairies, Robert learns of the obsession that led to his death: $6,000,000 in Nazi gold that remains buried at an oasis in the Sahara desert, guarded by the restless, rotting souls who died protecting it. Using his inheritance, Robert bands together with three fellow students to wrest the unclaimed fortune from the dunes of the dead!"
The Awful Dr. Orlof ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An obsessed surgeon tries to restore his daughter's fire-scarred face by abducting young women and performing skin graft operations on them. Assisting him is his sadistic slave, Morpho, a "sightless idiot" who occasionally bites his victims and keeps them chained up afterward
Female vampire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Countess Irina of Karlstein resides quietly in a hotel on the island of Madeira, where she sustains her immortality by feeding on the life essence of men and women. When new victims are found fatally drained of potency, forensic scientist Dr. Roberts consults his colleague, Dr. Orloff, who confirms that a vampire is responsible. Meanwhile, Irina is confronted by a poet who believes he is destined to become her lover and join her among the immortals."--Container
Don Quijote = Don Quichotte by Orson Welles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Quichotte by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le film maudit d'Orson Welles. Pendant quatorze ans, le cinéaste tourna de multiples séquences. Le film resta inachevé et fut longtemps considéré comme perdu. Mais grâce aux archives de la Cinémathèque Française et au travail de quelques passionnés (dont le réalisateur Jess Franco), les éléments originaux furent retrouvés et montés, d'après des notes laissées par le cinéaste
Don Quixote ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le sadique Baron Von Klaus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the village of Holfen, a number of young women are found stabbed to death by what is determined to be an ancient dagger with a curved and rusty blade. The superstitious locals believe the murders to be the fulfillment of a curse placed on them in the 17th century by Baron Von Klaus, a sadistic libertine who killed many women before dying in the swamps surrounding his castle. The Baron's spirit is said to live on in his male descendants, but von Klaus heir Ludwig (Hugo Blanco) doesn't arrive in town until the day after the latest murder. He is entrusted with a key to his ancestor's torture dungeon and begged to bring an end to the family curse by visiting it, destroying it, and leaving the castle, never to return again. But will he have the willpower to resist the lure of his horrific heritage?"
 
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Alternative Names
Brown, Clifford 1930-2013
Franck, Jess 1930-2013
Franco, Jess.
Franco, Jess 1930-...
Franco, Jess 1930-2013
Franco, Jesus
Franco Manera, Jesús.
Franco Manera, Jésus 1930-...
Franco Manera Jesús 1930-2013
Frank, A. M., 1930-2013
Frank, Jess 1930-...
Frank, Jess, 1930-2013
Johnson, J. P., 1930-2013
Johnson, James P. 1930-2013
Khune, David, 1930-2013
Khune, David J. 1930-2013
Khunne, D. 1930- Jr
Khunne, D., Jr. 1930-2013
Khunne, David 1930-2013
Kuhnne, David, 1930-2013
Kunne, David 1930-2013
Manera, Franco Jesús 1930-2013
Manera Jesús 1930-2013
Manera, Jesús Franco.
Manera, Jésus Franco 1930-...
Manera, Jésus Franco, 1930-2013
Marceignac, Roland, 1930-2013
Mariaux, A. L.
Mariaux, A. L., 1930-2013
Tío Jess.
Tío Jess 1930-
Tío Jess, 1930-2013
Tough, Dave 1930-
Tough, Dave 1930-2013
Villa, Pablo 1930-
Villa, Pablo 1930-2013
White, Daniel, 1930-2013
Languages
English (55)
Spanish (34)
French (8)
German (5)
Japanese (2)