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

Works: 171 works in 531 publications in 7 languages and 11,232 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Fiction  Mad scientist films  Juvenile works  Monster films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John L Balderston
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
46 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,338 libraries worldwide
Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
19 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
The mummy by Boris Karloff( visu )
30 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 977 libraries worldwide
The mummy's ghost (1944): "An Egyptian high priest travels to America to reclaim the bodies of ancient Egyptian princess Ananka and her living guardian mummy Kharis. Learning that Ananka's spirit has been reincarnated into another body, he kidnaps a young woman of Egyptian descent with a mysterious resemblance to the princess. However, the high priest's greedy desires cause him to loose control of the mummy."--IMDb website
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
21 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 889 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 )
59 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 786 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."
Prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
12 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 653 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 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
21 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 453 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 hisown living -- a challenge which Ernest accepts
Dracula : the vampire play in three acts by Hamilton Deane( Book )
11 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Dracula by Tod Browning( visu )
51 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 370 libraries worldwide
After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
Dracula by John Badham( visu )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 364 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."
Dracula : the ultimate, illustrated edition of the world-famous vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 336 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 309 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 Michael Mann( visu )
9 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 236 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 )
5 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Mad love: 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 )
4 editions published in 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 libraries worldwide
The genius of the Marne; a play in three scenes by John L Balderston( Book )
10 editions published between 1919 and 2007 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 67 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 52 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 48 libraries worldwide
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Balderston John 1889-1954
Balderston, John L. 1889-1954
Balderston, John Lloyd 1889-
Balderston John Lloyd 1889-1954
John L. Balderston amerikansk manusforfattar
John L. Balderston amerikansk manusförfattare
John L. Balderston amerikansk manusforfatter
John L. Balderston amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
John L. Balderston commediografo e scrittore statunitense
John L. Balderston US-amerikanischer Bühnenautor, Journalist, Drehbuchautor
Джон Балдерстон
جان ال. بالدرستون فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی
جون بولدرستون
جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954 م.
English (279)
Spanish (13)
German (7)
French (3)
Italian (3)
Arabic (2)
Dutch (1)
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