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Thorne, Ian

Overview
Works: 61 works in 120 publications in 2 languages and 13,565 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Folklore  Biography  Drama  History  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Author, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.H6, 791.437
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ian Thorne
Frankenstein by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses the origin of the Frankenstein legend and the portrayal of Dr. Frankenstein and his creation in films. Also presents a synopsis of the 1931 film starring Boris Karloff
Dracula by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses the origins of vampire legends and the portrayal of vampires in films. Also presents a synopsis of the 1931 film starring Bela Lugosi
King Kong by Ian Thorne( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents synopses of several films whose plots revolve around the escapades of a giant ape named King Kong
The Wolf man by Ian Thorne( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Briefly discusses the origins of werewolf legends and the portrayal of werewolves in films. Also presents a synopsis of the 1941 film starring Lon Chaney, Jr. and the 1935 film starring Henry Hull
Godzilla by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1986 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents synopses of several monster films featuring such creatures as Godzilla, Hedorah, Mothra, and Ghidrah. Also briefly describes technical aspects of these films
Mad scientists by Ian Thorne( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents synopses of several well-known horror films whose plots revolve around the experiments of diabolical scientists
The mummy by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the plots of the 1932 Boris Karloff thriller "The Mummy" and of several later films in which ancient mummies return to life
Creature from the Black Lagoon by Ian Thorne( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the plots of the 1954 film and its two sequels which followed the career of an unfriendly half-man, half-fish creature discovered in a Brazilian lake
The blob by Ian Thorne( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a meteor crashes to earth, it carries a mysterious destructive blob inside
It came from outer space by Ian Thorne( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of a disabled spaceship take steps to prevent the panic-stricken citizens of Sand Rock from thwarting efforts to repair their craft
Frankenstein meets Wolfman : adapted from the screenplay "Frankenstein meets the Wolfman" by Curt Siodman by Ian Thorne( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A werewolf who wishes to be released from his curse and die visits Frankenstein's ruined castle to learn the secrets of life and death
Bermuda Triangle by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses an area of the Atlantic Ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle, where numerous ships and airplanes have mysteriously disappeared
Bigfoot by Ian Thorne( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates sightings and tales of Bigfoot or Yeti in the Pacific Northwest, Himalaya Mountains, and other parts of the world
The Loch Ness monster by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in Chinese and English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sightings of a "monster" in a Scottish lake and the work of people who are trying to identify the mysterious creature
The deadly mantis by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant insect frozen for millions of years thaws out in Alaska and makes its way to New York City
Monster tales of native Americans by Ian Thorne( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of monster stories from various North American Indian tribes
UFO's by Ian Thorne( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sightings of UFO's, presents possible explanations for them, and identifies on-going studies of these phenomena
Ancient astronauts by Ian Thorne( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Swiss writer Erick von Däniken's theories concerning extraterrestrial influences on the development of ancient civilizations
Jane Seymour( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes Henry VIII's short-lived marriage with Jane Seymour, who died in childbirth after delivering a feeble son destined for the English throne
The great goalies by Ian Thorne( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brief biographies of outstanding goalies of the National Hockey League: Ken Dryden, Tony Esposito, Bernie Parent, and Gilles Gilbert
 
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