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Baxter, Les 1922-1996

Overview
Works: 829 works in 1,283 publications in 3 languages and 7,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Horror films  Beach party films  Musical films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Christmas music 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Conductor, Author, Actor, Arranger, Singer, Musician, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
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Forbidden planet by Fred M Wilcox( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 740 libraries worldwide
The far-off star Altair-IV, occupied by two lone inhabitants and Robie the Robot, is visited by a search party from Earth
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Ski party: On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Alan Birkinshaw( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Elf : music from the major motion picture ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and French and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Pit and the pendulum: A young Englishman visits a forbidding Spanish castle to investigate his sister's mysterious death and uncovers a sinister plot by his sister's husband to bury her alive. Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
How to stuff a wild bikini: Frankie is away on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti and doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini and "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee
Wild in the streets ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Wild in the streets: When 15 year olds are given the right to vote, they elect a rock star as president and take over the government enforcing mandatory retirement at age 30
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The tomb of Ligeia is the story of a dead wife who comes back as a ferocious cat on a deadly game of cat and mouse with her husband's new wife. An evening of Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price narrating four of Edgar Allan Poe's most horrifying classics including "The tell tale heart," "The sphinx," "The cask of Amontillado' and "The pit and the pendulum."
The comedy of terrors ; The raven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Comedy of Terrors: The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time
Fireball 500 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
1956 ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Beach party ; Bikini beach ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Side B. : A British recording star sets up headquarters on the beach and a grumpy newspaper publisher seeks to oust the kids from their beach area
Tales of terror ; The pit and the pendulum ; The raven ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Tales of terror: Three stories adapted from the works of Edgar Allan Poe. In "Morella," a dying young woman tries to reconcile with her father, who has always blamed her for her mother's death during childbirth. In "The black cat," a man discovers his wife's affair and takes steps to remove his rival, only to have his wife's black cat reveal his evil deed. And In "The facts in the case of M. Valdemar," the dying M. Valdemar employs a hypnotist to put him in a trance and winds up stuck between the world of the living and the dead, under the control of the hypnotist
Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
The case of M. Valdemar: A sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Bax 1922-1996
Baxter, Leslie
Baxter Leslie 1922-1996
Baxter, Lex
Casanova 1922-1996
Les Baxter Amerikaans zanger (1922-1996)
Les Baxter amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej i muzyk pianista
Les Baxter compositeur de musique de film, pianiste et chef d'orchestre
Les Baxter musicista, compositore e cantante statunitense
Les Baxter US-amerikanischer Orchesterleiter und Arrangeur
Les Baxter yhdysvaltalainen muusikko ja säveltäjä
Lex Baxter
Lez Baxter
Бакстер, Лес
Лес Бакстер
לס באקסטר זמר אמריקאי
له بکستر
ليه باكستر
레스 백스터
レス・バクスター
Languages
English (37)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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