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Karloff, Boris 1887-1969

Overview
Works: 1,057 works in 2,902 publications in 7 languages and 40,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monster films  Horror films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Gangster films  Children's films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Editor, Author, Host, Costume designer, Director, Singer, Speaker, Honoree, Interviewee, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Boris Karloff
 
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Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas! by Seuss( Visual )

54 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,407 WorldCat member 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 : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

128 editions published between 1931 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tampering with life and death, Dr. Frankenstein pieces together salvaged body parts to create a human monster
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

78 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mummy (1932): "In 1921 a field expedition in Egypt discovers the mummy of ancient Egyptian prince Im-Ho-Tep, who was condemned and buried alive for sacrilege. Also found in the tomb is the Scroll of Thoth, which can bring the dead back to life. One night a young member of the expedition reads the Scroll out loud, and then goes insane, realizing that he has brought Im-Ho-Tep back to life. Ten years later, disguised as a modern Egyptian, the mummy attempts to reunite with his lost love, an ancient princess who has been reincarnated into a beautiful young woman."--IMDB website
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

93 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Pretorius into reviving his monster and creating a companion for him
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

46 editions published between 1932 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,292 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
The secret life of Walter Mitty by Ben Stiller( Visual )

31 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and French and held by 963 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
The terror by Roger Corman( Visual )

81 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young officer in Napoleon's army is washed ashore of the Baltic Sea. He is rescued by a beautiful, mystifying woman who leads him on an eerie trail to an old baron's castle
Just so stories by Rudyard Kipling( Recording )

24 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classic animal tales provides imaginative solutions to such mysteries as how the leopard got his spots and where the camel got its hump
Mad monster party( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 497 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 )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher: A surgeon pays an unscrupulous body snatcher to deliver fresh cadavers to him
Isle of the dead by Mark Robson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 442 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
Dr. Seuss's holidays on the loose!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 440 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
How the Grinch stole Christmas by Seuss( Recording )

16 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The original TV soundtrack features the original cast including the legendary Boris Karloff, and the classic track 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.'
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

13 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Charlie Chan at the opera( Visual )

12 editions published between 1936 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 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
Black sabbath by Mario Bava( Visual )

28 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of vampires called "wurdalak" are the same as other vampires with one exception--they only drink the blood of those they love. While riding through the mountains, a young man comes upon a horse carrying the recently decapitated body of a man. He leads the horse and its grisly burden to a nearby farmhouse inhabited by a fear-ridden family. The father has gone away to kill a wurdalak and in the process has become one himself. Now he must go after the ones he loves the most, as the horrible cycle continues
The lost patrol by John Ford( Visual )

13 editions published between 1934 and 2016 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member 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
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace-loving Chris Holden is a militiaman who buys and then frees beautiful indentured servant Abby Hale. When a supplier of illegal firearms covets Abby for himself, he sparks a vicious battle between an Indian tribe and a few brave colonists
Karloff; the life of Boris Karloff, with an appendix of the films in which he appeared by Peter Underwood( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Karloff; the man, the monster, the movies by Denis Gifford( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 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

Барыс Карлаф

Борис Карлоф

Борис Карлофф

בוריס קרלוף

بوريس كارلوف

بوريس كارلوف ممثل إنجليزي

بوریس کارلوف بازیگر بریتانیایی

보리스 칼로프 배우

ボリス・カーロフ

鲍里斯·卡洛夫

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Frankenstein : the legacy collectionThe mummyBride of FrankensteinThe secret life of Walter MittyJust so storiesThe lost patrolUnconquered