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

Overview
Works: 158 works in 578 publications in 7 languages and 11,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Monster films  Action and adventure films  History  Vampire films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  War films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Composer, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
33 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
Paula is the rich innocent married to the calculating Gregory Anton, never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes his helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity. The only clue to his evil acts is the dimming of their gaslights. She comes under the protection of a Scotland Yard detective, Brian Cameron, who suspects Anton has already murdered once
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
28 editions published between 1931 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,367 libraries worldwide
Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( visu )
37 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 988 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 )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 951 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 )
75 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 791 libraries worldwide
The play tells the story of a young American who is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors. The plot is loosely based on Henry James' posthumous 1917 novel "The Sense of the Past." --Wikipedia.com
The prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
13 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 631 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
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
22 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Set in Depression-plagued England, Grant, who has never had to toil a moment in his wastrel existence, bets a bundle that he can earn his own way for one year and never touch the cash that has been willed to him
Dracula : the vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
5 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
Dracula : the vampire play in three acts by Hamilton Deane( Book )
11 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Dracula by John Badham( visu )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Throughout history Dracula has filled the hearts of men with terror and the hearts of women with desire. This production of the classic gothic horror tale stars Frank Langella as the blood-thirsty Count, and Laurence Olivier as the devout vampire hunter Von Helsing who is Dracula's nemesis
Dracula : the ultimate, illustrated edition of the world-famous vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 324 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."--Jacket
The Gary Cooper collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 312 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
Dracula by Tod Browning( visu )
39 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
The original 1931 screen Dracula with Bela Lugosi, along with the same year's Frankenstein, cemented Universal's reputation as the "Home of the original monsters". Director Tod Browning created an eerie and chilling mood and the film is widely regarded today as a masterpiece of horror cinema. The 1945 follow-up, "House of Dracula", sees John Carradine take over the title role when Dracula, Frankenstein's monster and Universal's other famous horror star, the Wolf Man, all enlist the aid of Dr Edelman to cure their afflictions!
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( visu )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 250 libraries worldwide
At the siege of Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a colonial frontier scout, becomes a reluctant hero when he is assigned to escort the fort commander's two daughters through hostile Indian territory. Many dangers lurk in the wilderness, particularly a bloodthirsty Huron warrior named Magua who is on their tail and ready to attack
Mad love by Karl Freund( visu )
6 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 libraries worldwide
A famed surgeon adores an actress, but when she turns to him to repair her pianist husband's severed hands, he replaces them with the hands of a murderer
A goddess to a god; an historical reconstruction by John L Balderston( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The genius of the Marne; a play in three scenes by John L Balderston( Book )
11 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Hollywood legends of horror : 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 74 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
The mummy : complete legacy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 67 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
John L. Balderston papers by John L Balderston( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Correspondence, manuscripts of speeches and radio scripts, clippings of Balderston's newspaper articles, and photograph of Balderston. Relates to his career as journalist and playwright, primarily concerning his work as war correspondent during World War I, and to his work during World War II as observer for the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, and as organizer and director of the William Allen White Committee News Service, Washington (D.C.). Correspondents include Ulric Bell, Jennie Lee, Friniwyd Tennyson Harwood, Walter Lippmann, George Moore, Alys Whitall Pearsall Smith, Logan Pearsall Smith, Julian L. Street, Clarence K. Streit, and Raymond Gram Swing
 
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Balderston John 1889-1954
Balderston, John L. 1889-1954
Balderston, John L. (John LLoyd), 1889-1954
Balderston, John Lloyd 1889-
Balderston John Lloyd 1889-1954
جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954
جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954 م
Languages
English (299)
Spanish (21)
German (5)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Arabic (2)
Dutch (1)
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