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

Overview
Works: 141 works in 359 publications in 5 languages and 10,637 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Juvenile works  Vampire films  Horror films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Writer of accompanying material, Scenarist, 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 )
20 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,323 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. Director James Whale's adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel mixes gothic decay and chilling lyricism; and Boris Karloff (as the monster) in the role he would be identified with for the rest of his life, offers a compassionate portrayal of the monster's groping for identity
Gaslight by George Cukor( visu )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in English and held by 1,364 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 )
14 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
The mummy's curse (1944): "An irrigation project in the rural bayous of Louisiana unearths Kharis the living mummy (Lon Chaney Jr.), who was buried in quicksand 25 years earlier."--IMDb website
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and French and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Dr. Praetorius afpresser baron Frankenstein til dels at genoplive hans monster, dels at bygge det en ægtefælle
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( Book )
31 editions published between 1926 and 1958 in 3 languages and held by 754 libraries worldwide
Dracula the legacy collection by Francis Ford Coppola( visu )
22 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 681 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
Prisoner of Zenda by John Cromwell( visu )
6 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 625 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 462 libraries worldwide
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 435 libraries worldwide
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 347 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
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 332 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
The Gary Cooper collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 295 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
Mad love by Karl Freund( visu )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 154 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 133 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 121 libraries worldwide
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Set in the mid-1700s in frontier America. The love of Hawkeye, rugged frontiersman and adopted son of the Mohicans, and Cora Munro, aristocratic daughter of a British colonel, blazes amidst a brutal conflict between the British, the French and Native American allies in colonial America
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 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 60 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
The man who changed his mind ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Once a respected researcher of the mind and soul, Dr. Laurience goes off the deep end when the scientific community rejects his work. He uses his invention, a machine that transposes the mind of one person to the body of another, for evil means
 
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Alternative Names
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1889-
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1889-1954
جون بولدرستون، 1889-1954 م.
Languages
English (174)
German (2)
French (2)
Spanish (2)
Italian (1)
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