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Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd) 1889-1954

Works: 144 works in 397 publications in 5 languages and 10,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Young adult works  Records and correspondence  Film sequels  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about John L Balderston
Publications by John L Balderston
Publications by John L Balderston, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by John L Balderston
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
25 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,319 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein is the greatest horror film of all time. Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster in his laboratory; but his dreams of perfection are thwarted when the monster becomes an uncontrollable beast
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
18 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
Home use only
The mummy by Boris Karloff( visu )
22 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 943 libraries worldwide
The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 829 libraries worldwide
One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( Book )
48 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 782 libraries worldwide
The Lyceum Theatre, New Lyceum Theatre Co., owners Daniel Frohman, president, Charles Frohman, Inc. and David Belasco, lessees and managers, Gilbert Miller & Leslie Howard's production of "Berkeley Square," a play in 3 acts by John L. Balderston. The plot was suggested by Henry James' posthumous fragment "The Sense of the Past," the author also acknowledges the invaluable assistance of Mr. J.C. Squire
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
10 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Dracula : the vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1977 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Dracula : the vampire play in three acts by Hamilton Deane( Book )
10 editions published between 1933 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 libraries worldwide
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
20 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A comedy adventure story of Ernest Bliss, a young millionaire, who can't bear so much wealth. The suggested cure is that he go away for a year and earn his own living -- a challenge which Ernest accepts
Dracula by Tod Browning( visu )
24 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 352 libraries worldwide
Een Transsylvaanse vampier houdt een groepje Londenaars in de ban
Dracula : the ultimate, illustrated edition of the world-famous vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
"There are few figures who have towered over modern theater as predominantly as has the King of the Undead. Since its first authentic stage adaptation in 1924, Dracula has mesmerized audiences throughout the world with its atmospheric and dramatic struggle between the living and the undead." "This gorgeous edition makes available for the first time both the British and the Broadway versions of the classic play. Skillfully annotated by David J. Skal, author of Hollywood Gothic, and brimming with rare photos and illustrations, this volume is a timeless treasure that will haunt theaters and libraries for centuries to come."--BOOK JACKET
Dracula by John Badham( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
"Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This stylish new production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella, repeating his electrifying, award-winning stage performance as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis. A great cast, fine direction, and a superbly atmospheric musical score make this the ultimate Dracula."
The Gary Cooper collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
The lives of a Bengal lancer: A man joins two other Bengal lancers in the quest to protect British India's Northwest Frontier from Islamic invaders
The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper( visu )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 220 libraries worldwide
A passionate romance between the adopted son of the Mohicans and the daughter of a proud British Colonel is set against the backdrop of the frontier ravaged by war. Their love withstand the elements of fate amidst the brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in the mountains and virgin forests of Colonial America
Mad love by Karl Freund( visu )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
The devil-doll: A Devil's Island escapee poses as a toy shop worker, using secrets of miniaturizing human beings to do his bidding and exact his revenge on those who sent him to prison
A goddess to a god; an historical reconstruction by John L Balderston( Book )
4 editions published in 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 libraries worldwide
The genius of the Marne; a play in three scenes by John L Balderston( Book )
10 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Plot for Doctor X: A monster lurks as a New York newspaperman investigates one of the "Moon Killer" murders in which victims are strangled, cannibalized, and surgically incised under the light of the full moon; plot for The return of Doctor X: A New York journalist finds himself out of a job when the actress that he reports as dead shows up alive and threatening to sue his newspaper; plot for Mark of the vampire: Local villagers believe a vampire is killing residents; plot for The mask of Fu Manchu: An infamous Asian mastermind and his diabolical daughter raid the tomb of Genghis Khan; plot for Mad love: An insane surgeon's obsession with an actress leads him to replace her pianist husband's wounded hands with those of a murderer; plot for The devil-doll: A Paris banker framed for robbery and murder escapes from prison with a scientist
Charles Dicken's Mystery of Edwin Drood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
John Jasper, an opium-addicted choirmaster of an English cathedral, who is accused of killing his nephew, Edwin Drood
Chicago blueprint by John L Balderston( Book )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
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Balderston John 1889-1954
Balderston, John Lloyd 1889-
Balderston John Lloyd 1889-1954
جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954 م.
English (217)
German (3)
Spanish (3)
French (2)
Italian (2)
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