WorldCat Identities

Corman, Roger 1926-

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Most widely held works by Roger Corman
Little shop of horrors by Roger Corman( Visual )

126 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timid young clerk in a flower shop develops an unusual plant for his girlfriend. Unfortunately, the plant requires human blood to survive
Death race by Jason Statham( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private corporations run most of the prisons across the U.S. for profit. Jensen Ames is framed for his wife's murder on the same day that the steel mill he works at closes. Ames is sent to prison where he is coerced by Hennessey, the sadistic prison warden, to drive a Ford Mustang and become known as the famous masked driver, Frankenstein. She tells Ames that she knows his baby was left in foster care, but that prisoners are freed upon winning five Death Races. Since he will take on the mask of the legendary Frankenstein, who had 4 wins at the time of his death, he will only need to win one race. It's a race to the finish and only the winner survives
Pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member 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
The terror by Roger Corman( Visual )

68 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the baron to suicide
Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and Multiple languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Price stars in all three episodes, including Morella, in which a man is haunted after blaming his young daughter for the death of his wife. In The black cat, a pair of illicit lovers are buried alive by a jealous husband, and in The case of M. Valdemar, a sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell."--Container
A decade under the influence by Richard LaGravenese( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member 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
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hailed as a landmark film that dazzles with deep emotion and exceptional acting, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops, their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries."--Back of container
Death race 2000 by Paul Bartel( Visual )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2000, America's national sport is the Death Race, a cross-country excursion in which contestants rack up points by killing innocent bystanders. Meanwhile, a revolution is brewing, and rebels disrupt the televised competition in an attempt to overthrow the morally bankrupt President
The films of Roger Corman : brilliance on a budget by Ed Naha( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and French and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young FBI agent seeks the aid of an imprisoned serial killer and psychiatrist, Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, to track down another mass murderer [c.f. Halliwell's]
The fall of the House of Usher( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent couple becomes trapped in a dark mansion in this nightmare of terror. Roderick Usher is obssessed with the belief that his family is cursed and jealously guards his sister Madeline from her fiance
The St. Valentine's Day massacre by Roger Corman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1929 and Chicago's two powerful rival gangs, led by Al Capone and Bugs Moran, are in fierce competition over bootlegging ... but not for long. Capone's boys are plotting a Valentine's gift for Moran that will put him and his crew out of business for good. All it will take is a few fake police uniforms, a staged delivery of liquor and, of course, a lot of ammo
Dementia 13 by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and German and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A noble Irish family find themselves at the mercy of an axe-wielding killer and are made prisoners in their secluded ancestral castle
Little shop of horrors : a new musical by Alan Menken( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and Danish and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Little Shop of Horrors is a rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker (Seymour) who nurtures a plant (Audrey II) and discovers that it's bloodthirsty and highly intelligent, forcing him to kill to feed it. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, "Skid Row (Downtown)", "Somewhere That's Green", and "Suddenly, Seymour"." --
The fast and the furious( Visual )

11 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Webster, wrongly convicted of murder, escapes from prison and goes on the run. He kidnaps a beautiful woman and commandeers her car, leaving behind a trail of violence and mayhem. His hostage goes from victim to companion to lover as she tries to convince him to turn back and face the authorities
Suburbia( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evan and his younger brother leave their broken home in an attempt to escape their alcoholic mother. They fall in with The Rejected, a gang of punks who live as squatters in an abandoned shack in Los Angeles. There the boys find a new family, but the group is tested when they become the target of 'Citizens Against Crime, ' a group of unhappy suburbanites
Bucket of blood( Visual )

25 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Paisley, a strange little busboy at a beatnik coffeehouse, seeks love and acceptance from the poets and artist he serves by becoming a "sculptor." When his more than life-like creations are declared masterpieces, fame and fortune follow until the horrible truth behind his work is revealed
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Tales of terror
Alternative Names
Corman, Roger

Corman, Roger William 1926-

Neill Henry 1926-....

Roger Corman American film director and film producer

Roger Corman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Roger Corman amerikai filmrendező

Roger Corman amerykański producent, reżyser, aktor

Roger Corman cinéaste, acteur et producteur

Roger Corman produttore cinematografico e regista statunitense

Ρότζερ Κόρμαν

Роджер Корман

Роджър Корман

רוג'ר קורמן שחקן אמריקאי

روجر كورمان

کورنبرگ کورمن تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

로저 코먼

코만, 로저 1926-

코먼, 로저 1926-

コーマン, ロジャー



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