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Wood, Edward D. (Edward Davis) 1924-1978

Overview
Works: 119 works in 337 publications in 4 languages and 5,153 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Humor  Fiction  Interviews  Psychological fiction  Science fiction films  Biographical films  B films  Horror films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Producer, Editor, Scenarist, Film editor, Artist, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Edward D Wood
Publications by Edward D Wood
Publications by Edward D Wood, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Edward D Wood
Plan 9 from outer space by Edward D Wood( visu )
60 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Plan 9 from outer space follows the alien-led zombie invasion as the aliens attempt, for the 9th time, to take over earth (79 min.). Flying saucers over Hollywood documents the creation of Ed Wood's cult classic (111 min.)
Glen or Glenda? by Edward D Wood( visu )
31 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Glen or Glenda tells two stories. One is about a transvestite who can't figure out how to tell his girl that he likes to wear her clothes. The other is about Alan, a pseudohermaphrodite who undergoes a painful operation to become a woman
Bride of the monster ( visu )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
A mad scientist tries to harness atomic energy into the creation of super beings. Together with his sidekick slave, Lobo, he finds a willing bride for his monster in the person of a nosey girl reporter. Good eventually defeats evil in a hysterical chase through the marshes as the mad doctor is eaten alive by his own monster
Jail bait ( visu )
16 editions published between 1954 and 2008 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
The tragic tale of a youth led into crime and then forced to alter his face through plastic surgery to avoid capture
Hollywood rat race by Edward D Wood( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Night of the ghouls ( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Undercover ghostchaser Lt. Bradford investigates a mysterious medium, Dr. Acula, who, fleeces relatives of the dead, by faking to channel with the beyond. But beware - the night is alive with creatures such as the gigantic 400 lb. Lobo, Vampira-wannabe Sheila, the ever-clever psychic Criswell (whose predictions are always 100% wrong) and the irrepressible comedy of Kelton the Cop
The haunted world of Edward D. Wood, Jr ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The story of Hollywood director, Edward D. Wood, Jr., accompanied by interviews with those who knew him and film clips
Plan 9 from outer space The Ed Wood story ( visu )
3 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Plan 9: Alien invaders use "Plan 9" to re-animate dead earthlings
The Ed Wood collection a salute to incompetence ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Six feature-length films written by and/or directed by and/or starring the unforgettable Ed Wood. Plus the original documentary, The Ed Wood story, including exclusive interviews with such luminaries as Dolores Fuller, Bela Lugosi Jr., Martin Landau and Johnny Depp, among others."--Container
La drag asesina by Edward D Wood( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Killer in drag by Edward D Wood( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1999 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Death of a transvestite by Edward D Wood( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Hero heroine Glen Marker sits on Death Row and offers to tell his life story in all its sordid detail in exchange for his last wish: to die in drag! In vivid pulp style, the author paints a portrait of the luscious Glenda on a one-way trip to the Big House
The violent years ( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The incomparable Ed Wood Jr's uncompromising 1950's classic of leather-jacketed delinquent devil-dolls. Spoiled rich debutantes form a girl gang; they rob gas stations, rape rich guys and strip down goody girls. It's all here: pajama parties, heavy petting, murder, mayhem, the mob, dope rings and illegitimate babies born behind bars!
The Ed Wood box ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Legendary B-movie director, Edward D. Wood, Jr., assaulted audiences with a string of bizarre, no-budget fusions of horror, sci-fi, noir, and comedy. Films originally released between 1953 and 1996
The great St. Louis bank robbery Jail bait ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Jail bait: Don Gregor is the wealthy and obnoxious offspring of a wealthy cosmetic surgeon. He falls in with a hardened criminal named Vic Brady. Soon he is on a path to ruin, deceiving his family and ultimately participating in a robbery that leads to the murder of an ex-cop. When he tries to turn his life around, matters go from bad to worse
Orgy of the dead ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
A bizarre bouillabaisse, blending beautiful naked zombie girls, vampires, vixens, wanton werewolves, tortured teens in bondage ... starring the Incredible Criswell and Ghoulita, the ghoulish goddess of the dancing dead
I led 2 lives ( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Offers some insight into the current attitudes toward transvestites and sex changes
The wild ride ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The wild ride: The rebellious leader of a gang of troublemakers spends his days as an amateur race-car driver and his nights partying, until his interference with a friend's romance leads to tragedy
Rifftrax plan 9 from outer space ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Plan 9 from Outer Space is a movie that exceeds all expectations, a difficult task for a flick frequently dubbed "The worst movie of all time." Few films are more deserving of a hilarious, mocking commentary, and fortunately Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett of RiffTrax.com and Mystery Science Theater 3000 rose to the occassion"--Container
Ed Wood collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of three classic Ed Wood productions: Jail bait (70 min.), Plan 9 from outer space (79 min.), and Night of the ghouls (69 min.). Includes original theatrical trailers for Plan 9 and Jail bait
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Carpenter, Johnny, 1924-1978

controlled identity Conway, V. R., 1924-1978

controlled identity Davis, William, 1924-1978

controlled identity Everett, Kathleen, 1924-1978

controlled identity Gora, Ann, 1924-1978

controlled identity Moreau, Emil, 1924-1978

controlled identity Quinn, John, 1924-1978

controlled identity Telmig, Akdov, 1924-1978

controlled identity Trent, Dick, 1924-1978

Carpenter, Johnny, 1924-1978
Davis, William, 1924-1978
Everett, Kathleen, 1924-1978
Gora, Ann, 1924-1978
Moreau, Emil, 1924-1978
Quinn, John, 1924-1978
Telmig, Akdov, 1924-1978
Trent, Dick, 1924-1978
Wood, E. D. 1924-1978
Wood, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1924-1978
Wood Ed 1924-1978
Wood, Edward D. 1924-1978
Wood, Edward D. (Edward Davis)
Wood, Edward Davis 1924-1978
Wood, Edward Davis Jr.
Wood Edward Davis junior 1924-1978
Languages
English (225)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
Japanese (2)
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