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Karloff, Boris 1887-1969

Works: 1,135 works in 3,118 publications in 8 languages and 41,351 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Monster films  Horror films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Christmas films  Animated television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Host, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Speaker, Contributor, Other, Honoree, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Boris Karloff
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Most widely held works by Boris Karloff
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

65 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grouchy Grinch tries to stop Christmas from coming to Whoville, but the Whos teach him the true meaning of Christmas instead
Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

110 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

107 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

75 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 WorldCat member 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
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

49 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,270 WorldCat member 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 by James Whale( Visual )

60 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,094 WorldCat member 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
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

33 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mild-mannered mouse of a man imagines himself to be a number of daredevil heroes in the whimsical adaptation of James Thurber's short story
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member 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
The terror by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

67 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karloff is the mysterious owner of a castle on the Baltic coast in the 1800's
Mad monster party by Boris Karloff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dr. Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls a convention of monsters to elect his successor
I walked with a zombie by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

18 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Dr. Seuss's holidays on the loose!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun is on the Loose with 3 Dr. Seuss Holiday Classics! How the Grinch Stole Christmas; The Grinch Grinches The Cat in the Hat; Halloween is Grinch Night. Special features include: Songs in the key of Grinch. TNT's How the Grinch Stole Christmas Special Edition with Phil Hartman, Grinch Song
Black sabbath by Mario Bava( Visual )

32 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great horror anthology films of all time, and Mario Bava's personal favorite of his works, Black Sabbath solidified the director's reputation as Europe's maestro of the macabre. In The Telephone ... a woman is haunted by menacing phone calls from a former lover. The Wurdulak stars Boris Karloff (The Crimson Cult) as a vampire hunter whose family is stalked by the wandering spirit of an undead ghoul. A Drop Of Water involves a nurse who steals a ring from a corpse - not realizing the curse that is carried with it. This is the AIP English language version
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of stories about animals designed to be read aloud to children and adults
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

15 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member 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
Lured by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

10 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer terrorizes London by luring women into meeting with him through the personal ads in the newspaper and taunting the police with gruesome poems
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

14 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terse drama about British cavalryman 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. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally
Peter and the wolf : op. 67 : a musical tale for children ; Lieutenant Kijé : suite symphonique, op. 60 by Sergey Prokofiev( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bride of Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Boris Karlof

Boris Karloff acteur britannique

Boris Karloff actor inglés

Boris Karloff aktor brytyjski

Boris Karloff angol színész

Boris Karloff attore britannico

Boris Karloff britischer Theater- und Filmschauspieler

Boris Karloff Brits filmacteur

Boris Karloff engl. näyttelijä

Boris Karloff English actor

Boris Karloff Inlatirra jacha marka yäpari

Boris Karloff Inlatirra mama llaqtayuq aranway pukllaq

Karloff 1887-1969

Karloff, Boris

Karloff, Boris pseud

Pratt, William 1887-1969

Pratt, William H. 1887-1969

Pratt William Henry

Pratt, William Henry, 1887-1969

Μπόρις Καρλόφ

Барыс Карлаф

Борис Карлоф

Борис Карлофф

בוריס קרלוף

بوريس كارلوف

بوريس كارلوف ممثل إنجليزي

بوریس کارلوف بازیگر بریتانیایی

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