WorldCat Identities

Lanchester, Elsa 1902-1986

Overview
Works: 212 works in 722 publications in 4 languages and 18,263 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Horror films  Monster films  Detective and mystery films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Contributor, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Elsa Lanchester
 
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Most widely held works by Elsa Lanchester
Mary Poppins by Dick Van Dyke( Visual )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Poppins is a kind of Super-nanny who, with her magical umbrella, flies into the lives of a proper, upper crust Edwardian English banker and his two children. She proceeds to put things right with the aid of her rather extraordinary magical powers and, in the process, teaches the family just how much fun life can be
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

64 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Pretorius into reviving his monster and creating a companion for him
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heavenly bells are ringing, jubilant choirs are singing, and Christmas joy is blanketing the world like freshly fallen snow. But the Yuletide spirit has yet to warm Bishop Henry Brougham's Victorian home. Struggling to raise funds for a new cathedral, the preoccupied young clergyman has neglected his loving wife, Julia, and now only divine intervention can save their marriage! But the powerful and handsome angel sent from above has a mind of his own ... and teaching nortal Henry an immortal lesson in romance isn't all he has planned!"--Container
The Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

79 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assistant salesman with a traveling fair is mistaken by villagers for the dreaded inspector general
Frankenstein : the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Shelley's story of a monster created from the re-animated flesh of a corpse as seen through five Hollywood classics
That darn cat!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
Bell, book and candle by Richard Quine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novak is a witch who casts a spell on a book publisher (Stewart) to make him fall in love with her. He is most unhappy when he finds out what happened
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

48 editions published between 1936 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with Rembrandt in his prime, the film tracks his quiet descent into loneliness and isolated self-expression following the death of his wife."--Container
The private life of Henry VIII by Alexander Korda( Visual )

42 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives."--Container
The big clock by John Farrow( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hotshot crime magazine editor George Stroud inadvertently becomes the subject of a murder investigation after spending an evening with his boss' mistress"--Container
Les misérables by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

10 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who cannot speak is stalked by a repeat killer at her uncle's mansion
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan girl is sent to live at the dark and foreboding English estate of her widowed uncle. She discovers a secret garden, the history of which slowly reveals the mystery of her uncle and his crippled son's embittered life
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Panola College( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Christian slave pulls a thorn from a lion's paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of this kind act
Easy come, easy go by John Rich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elvis plays a navy diver who discovers a shipwreck filled with treasure and sets out to retrieve it with the aid of the ship captain's lovely granddaughter. The pair battle both underwater and landlubbing adversaries in this romance set to Elvis songs
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans to avoid marrying a nobleman she doesn't love. In bayou country she falls for a swaggering soldier, who wards off pirates and a king to keep her
Act of violence ; Mystery street( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery street (1950): Vivian is being brushed off by her rich, married boyfriend. To confront him, she hijacks Henry Shanway and his car from Boston to Cape Cod. Once there, she strands Henry. Months later, a skeleton is found on a lonely Cape Cod beach. Using the macabre expertise of Harvard forensic specialist Dr. McAdoo, Lt. Pete Morales must work back from bones to find the victim's identity and killer
My dog, the thief( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A helicopter traffic reporter whose ratings have begun to slip is saved by Barabbas, a giant St. Bernard who stows away on his helicopter one day. As the dog becomes a regular on his show, the ratings soar. Unfortunately, the dog's a kleptomaniac
Neil Simon's Murder by death by Neil Simon( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lionel Twain, an eccentric millionaire, invites five famous detectives to dinner and reveals to them that someone will die at midnight
 
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Bride of Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Elsa Lančester

Elsa Lanchester actrice britannique

Elsa Lanchester attrice britannica

Elsa Lanchester britisch-US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Elsa Lanchester Brits actrice (1902-1986)

Elsa Lanchester brytyjska aktorka

Sullivan, Elizabeth 1902-1986

Sullivan, Elizabeth Lanchester 1902-1986

Έλσα Λάντσεστερ

Елса Ланчестер

Ельза Ланчестер

Ланчестер, Эльза

אלזה לנצ'סטר

السا لانچستر

엘자 랜체스터

エルザ・ランチェスター

埃尔莎·兰彻斯特

埃尔莎·兰彻斯特 美国女演员

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Bride of FrankensteinThe bishop's wifeThe Inspector GeneralBell, book and candleThe big clock