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

Works: 157 works in 468 publications in 7 languages and 9,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Action and adventure films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  War films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Honoree
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 )
53 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,234 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 )
41 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,385 libraries worldwide
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The mummy by Rob Cohen( visu )
37 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 987 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
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( Book )
67 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 800 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."
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
24 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 452 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 452 libraries worldwide
Dracula : the vampire play in three acts by Hamilton Deane( Book )
12 editions published between 1927 and 1971 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
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 332 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 313 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 241 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 163 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 )
3 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 122 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 103 libraries worldwide
Hollywood legends of horror 6 masterworks of terror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 72 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 49 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
The man who changed his mind ( visu )
3 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and German 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
The mummy complete legacy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 44 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
Red planet Mars ( visu )
5 editions published between 1952 and 2006 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"An American scientist contacts Mars by radio and receives information that Mars is a utopia and that Earth's people can be saved if they return to the worship of God. Revolution sweeps the Earth, including the Soviet union. But there remains doubt about the messages being genuine, as an ex-Nazi claims he was duping the Americans"--Container
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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Alternative Names
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
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 (248)
Spanish (25)
German (5)
French (2)
Arabic (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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