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Karloff, Boris 1887-1969

Works: 876 works in 2,738 publications in 7 languages and 39,120 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Monster films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Animated television programs  Children's television programs  Christmas television programs  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Host, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Other, Interviewee, Contributor, Speaker, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Boris Karloff
Publications by Boris Karloff
Publications by Boris Karloff, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Boris Karloff
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Most widely held works by Boris Karloff
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Boris Karloff( visu )
33 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,427 libraries worldwide
Presents the tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his attempts to steal the Christmas celebration of Who-ville. Also included is "Horton hears a Who!" in which a big-eared elephant named Horton protects the tiny inhabitants of Who-ville
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
104 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
A mummy is accidentally revived after 3,700 years by a British archeology team. Dressed in the garb of a modern-day Egyptian, he sets out to find his lost love, terrorizing the members of the expedition who must find a way to stop him
Scarface by Al Pacino( visu )
49 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,301 libraries worldwide
"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
Frankenstein the legacy collection by William Hurlbut( visu )
22 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,069 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
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( visu )
34 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 980 libraries worldwide
Walter, a mild-mannered mouse, imagines himself as a number of daredevil heroes. One of Walter's dreams becomes a reality when he gets involved with a beautiful blonde and becomes the target of a gang of jewel thieves who believe he has their loot
The hole by Roger Corman( visu )
83 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 533 libraries worldwide
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the baron to suicide
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 511 libraries worldwide
Selections from Rudyard Kipling's Just so Stories including The elephant's child, The sing - song of old man kangaroo, The beginning of armadillos, and how the leopard got his spots
Mad monster party ( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: "Il s'agit de l'histoire d'un diabolique fossoyeur (joué par Boris Karloff) qui fournit, sans honte, un professeur en cadavres frais". --Site wikipédia, consulté le 22 avril 2014
Dr. Seuss's holidays on the loose! ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Fun is on the Loose with 3 Dr. Seuss Holiday Classics! How the Grinch Stole Christmas; The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat; Halloween is Grinch Night. Special features include: Songs in the key of Grinch. TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas Special Edition with Phil Hartman, Grinch Song
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( visu )
23 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague
Charlie Chan at the race track ( visu )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years
The old dark house by James Whale( visu )
16 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
The lost patrol by John Ford( visu )
27 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 400 libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors
Black sabbath by Black Sabbath (Musical group)( visu )
35 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Three tales of terror hosted by Boris Karloff: The Telephone: A prostitute is threatened by the pimp she helped send to prison. The Wurdalak: A returning patriarch to an Eastern European family may be a Wurdalak-- a vampire who thirsts for the blood of his loved ones. A Drop of water: A nurse steals a diamond ring from the finger of a dead clairvoyant, and is haunted that night by the woman's ghost
How the Grinch stole Christmas by Seuss( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas has become a holiday tradition with its tale of the Grinch's efforts to halt Christmas. This CD features all the music from the special, including You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( visu )
10 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in English and French and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Peace-loving Chris Holden is a militiaman who buys and then frees beautiful indentured servant Abby Hale. When a supplier of illegal firearms covets Abby for himself, he sparks a vicious battle between an Indian tribe and a few brave colonists
The Bela Lugosi collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
The raven: A retired surgeon conspires with an escaped murderer to wreck vengeance on a prominent family
Karloff; the life of Boris Karloff, with an appendix of the films in which he appeared by Peter Underwood( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Karloff; the man, the monster, the movies by Denis Gifford( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Boris Karlof
Boris Karloff acteur britannique
Boris Karloff aktor brytyjski
Boris Karloff angol színész
Boris Karloff attore britannico
Boris Karloff britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler
Boris Karloff Brits filmacteur
Karloff 1887-1969
Karloff, Boris
Karloff, Boris pseud
Pratt, William 1887-1969
Pratt, William H. 1887-1969
Pratt, William Henry
Pratt, William Henry, 1887-1969
Барыс Карлаф
Борис Карлоф
Борис Карлофф
בוריס קרלוף
بوريس كارلوف
بوریس کارلوف بازیگر بریتانیایی
보리스 칼로프 배우
English (434)
Spanish (49)
Italian (22)
French (17)
German (11)
Multiple languages (3)
Dutch (1)
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