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

Works: 166 works in 616 publications in 6 languages and 12,823 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Monster films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Vampire films  Historical films  War films 
Roles: Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Composer, Honoree, Conceptor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by John L Balderston
Frankenstein by James Whale( visu )
60 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,289 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 )
37 editions published between 1940 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,452 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 Stephen Sommers( visu )
38 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 992 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
Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )
in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Berkeley square : a play in three acts by John L Balderston( Book )
76 editions published between 1926 and 1989 in 5 languages and held by 787 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 prisoner of Zenda by Richard Thorpe( visu )
13 editions published between 1937 and 2008 in English and held by 628 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 in the two finest screen versions of the beloved 1894 novel by Anthony Hope. Includes the 1937 and 1952 screen versions
The amazing adventure by Alfred Zeisler( visu )
26 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 472 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 : the vampire play by Hamilton Deane( Book )
5 editions published between 1927 and 1977 in English and held by 443 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 418 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 321 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 by William A Wellman( 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
Dracula by Tod Browning( visu )
41 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 302 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!
Mad love by Karl Freund( visu )
7 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 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
The Last of the Mohicans ( visu )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
As Alice and Cora Munro attempt to find their father, a British officer in the French and Indian War, they are set upon by French soldiers and their cohorts, Huron tribesmen led by the evil Magua. Fighting to rescue the women are Chingachgook and his son Uncas, the last of the Mohican tribe, and their white ally, the frontiersman Natty Bumppo, known as Hawkeye
A goddess to a god; an historical reconstruction by John L Balderston( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
The last of the Mohicans by Michael Mann( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 117 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
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 100 libraries worldwide
The mummy : complete legacy collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Abbott and Costello meet the mummy (1955): "Decked out in desert safari gear, the boys go looking for a job with an Egyptologist and wind up in the middle of a conspiracy concerning the murdered professor, an ancient mummy, and a magical medallion that, true to form, bumbling Costello manages to eat for dinner. Marie Windsor, the boss lady of a gang of treasure hunting crooks, dresses in a harem outfit to vamp for our chubby little hero, and the eternally stiff Richard Deacon hilariously plays the leader of an Egyptian mummy cult like a high school principal decked out for Halloween."
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
English (313)
Spanish (17)
German (5)
French (3)
Italian (2)
Arabic (2)
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