Karloff, Boris 1887-1969
Most widely held works about Boris Karloff
Most widely held works by Boris Karloff
Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch stole Christmas ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 1,574 libraries worldwide
In tongue-twisting verse and lighthearted music, this is the timeless tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his feeble attempts to steal the yuletide celebration of Whoville.
The Bride of Frankenstein ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it.
Frankenstein [the man who made a monster ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1931 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 995 libraries worldwide
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.
Scarface ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1932 and 2008 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the prohibition era. This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow."--Container.
Frankenstein the legacy collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Multiple languages and held by 942 libraries worldwide
Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies.
How the Grinch stole Christmas ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 897 libraries worldwide
Presents the tale of the mean-spirited Grinch and his attempts to steal the Christmas celebration of Who-ville. Also included is "Horton hears a Who!" in which a big-eared elephant named Horton protects the tiny inhabitants of Who-ville.
Frankenstein ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Mary Shelley's novel about the scientist who creates a terrifying monster.
The Mummy ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1932 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 709 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.
Frankenstein ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster.
The secret life of Walter Mitty ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and French and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Walter, a mild-mannered mouse, imagines himself as a number of daredevil heroes. One of Walter's dreams becomes a reality when he gets involved with a beautiful blonde and becomes the target of a gang of jewel thieves who believe he has their loot.
The mummy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
For the first time ever, the original The Mummy film comes to DVD in the extraordinary Legacy Collection. Included in the collection is the original classic, starring Boris Karloff and four sequels featuring Lon Chaney, Jr. and others.
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1957 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Contains a collection of stories about animals designed to be read aloud to children and adults.
The terror ( Visual )
67 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 libraries worldwide
A young officer in Napoleon's army (Jack Nicholson) pursues Helene (Sandra Knight) to the castle of an elderly baron (Boris Karloff) who finds himself tortured by the ghost of his wife. Is Helene the ghost or the pawn of a witch intent on having the baron commit suicide?
The Raven ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power.
I walked with a zombie Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
I walked with a zombie: A young Canadian nurse comes to the West Indies to care for the wife of a plantation manager, who suffers from a strange catatonic condition.
Charlie Chan at the opera ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Charlie Chan investigates two murders on the opening night of an opera. The prime suspect is the husband of the star of the opera, himself a talented singer who recently escaped from the insane asylum where he had suffered from amnesia for years.
Mad monster party ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor.
Isle of the dead Bedlam ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague.
The lost patrol ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
A terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors.
How the Grinch stole Christmas by Seuss ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway. Could Christmas be more than presents?
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Pratt, William, 1887-1969
Pratt, William H. 1887-1969
Pratt, William Henry
Pratt, William Henry, 1887-1969
Multiple languages (22)
No Linguistic content (18)