WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Tor 1903-1971

Overview
Works: 46 works in 110 publications in 2 languages and 1,709 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  B films  Horror films  Biography  Biographical films  Reviews 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Tor Johnson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Tor Johnson
 
Most widely held works by Tor Johnson
Plan 9 from outer space by Edward D Wood ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plan 9 from outer space follows the alien-led zombie invasion as the aliens attempt, for the 9th time, to take over earth (79 min.). Flying saucers over Hollywood documents the creation of Ed Wood's cult classic (111 min.)
Bride of the monster ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad scientist tries to harness atomic energy into the creation of super beings. Together with his sidekick slave, Lobo, he finds a willing bride for his monster in the person of a nosy girl reporter. Good eventually defeats evil in a hysterical chase through the marshes as the mad doctor is eaten alive by his own monster
Behind locked doors by Budd Boetticher ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private detective Ross Stewart checks himself into a mental hospital in an attempt to locate a corrupt judge hiding from justice. But before Stewart can reveal the truth his true identity is discovered and he becomes a victim of his own ruse
Night of the ghouls by Edward Wood Jr. ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Undercover ghostchaser Lt. Bradford investigates a mysterious medium, Dr. Acula, who, fleeces relatives of the dead, by faking to channel with the beyond. But beware - the night is alive with creatures such as the gigantic 400 lb. Lobo, Vampira-wannabe Sheila, the ever-clever psychic Criswell (whose predictions are always 100% wrong) and the irrepressible comedy of Kelton the Cop
The beast of Yucca Flats ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commies made him an atomic mutant! Noted Russian nuclear scientist Joseph Javorsky (Tor Johnson) escapes to the United States with "Top Secret" Soviet documents. U.S. Army personnel accompany him to the Yucca Flats Atomic Testing Grounds, but Soviet agents are in hot pursuit! They run Javorsky's car off the road, right into the bomb testing site. During the ensuing gunfight, an H-bomb detonation kills everyone except Javorsky, who is transformed into a crazed atomic-mutated beast on a bloodthirsty rampage! Inspired by the Cold War, Communist infiltration of America, and the constant threat of atomic attacks, this drive-in theater classic from the Kennedy Era stars cult favorites Tor Johnson and Conrad Brooks from Plan 9 from Outer Space
The Lemon drop kid ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racetrack betting tipster at a Florida racetrack offers some "good advice" and lives to regret it. It's his money or his life when mobster Moose Moran gives him until Christmas to make up a $10,000 error
Horror classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[The terror]: When a young officer in Napoleon's army gets separated from his regiment, he stumbles upon the ghoulish happenings at the mysterious Castle Von Leppe
The Ed Wood box ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Legendary B-movie director, Edward D. Wood, Jr., assaulted audiences with a string of bizarre, no-budget fusions of horror, sci-fi, noir, and comedy. Films originally released between 1953 and 1996
Film noir the dark side of Hollywood ( Visual )
in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features five film noir features, originally released 1943-1952
The Ed Wood collection a salute to incompetence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police inspector investigates the suicide of a transvestite; a criminal blackmails a plastic surgeon into changing his face; a phony medium channels spirits for money; aliens resurrect the dead on Earth; newspaperwoman Janet Lawton investigates Dr. Vornoff's experiments with atomic energy; a gang of young girls goes on a crime spree dressed as men
Mystery science theater 3000 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mad scientist whose experiments with immortality accidentally produces mutants
Horror classics. 50 movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of classic films featuring monsters, aliens, and the unknown
Rifftrax plan 9 from outer space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Plan 9 from Outer Space is a movie that exceeds all expectations, a difficult task for a flick frequently dubbed "The worst movie of all time." Few films are more deserving of a hilarious, mocking commentary, and fortunately Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com and Mystery Science Theater 3000 rose to the occassion"--Container
Ed Wood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of three classic Ed Wood productions: Jail bait (70 min.), Plan 9 from outer space (79 min.), and Night of the ghouls (69 min.). Includes original theatrical trailers for Plan 9 and Jail bait
The Bela Lugosi box ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plan 9 from outer space: A pilot and his wife are terrorized by space aliens and the walking dead
Dr. Cadman's secret ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Cadman tires to cure his cataleptic wife by experimenting on people provided by Otto the gypsy. The lobotomy victims are kept in the basement
RiffTrax live! Plan 9 from outer space ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and BIll Corbett are live at the Belcourt Theater in Nashville as they riff along to Ed Wood's classic B-movie Plan 9 from outer space
Incredible monsters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features 11 monster movies
Plan 9 from outer space Plan 9 aus dem All ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1958 and 1994 in German and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drive-in classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While enjoying the beauty of a meteor shower, a fragment strikes a young man and lodges itself deep within his brain. An investigator captures the larger than life Bigfoot. A Russian scientist undergoes a horrifying genetic transformation when an atomic testing goes wrong
 
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Alternative Names
Johnson, Thor 1902-1971
Swedish Angel, 1903-1971
Languages
English (79)
German (1)
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