WorldCat Identities

Lanchester, Elsa 1902-1986

Overview
Works: 246 works in 805 publications in 5 languages and 19,426 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Contributor, Author of introduction, 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 Julie Andrews( Visual )

34 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a banker's children lose their nanny due to her frustration with them, a change in the wind blows in a magical nanny who matches the chilren's qualifications, but not those of their very proper father. As Mary Poppins helps the children magically explore the world around them, their father grows increasingly disapproving of her methods, and he must eventually deal with his own distance from his children
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

73 editions published between 1935 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
Witness for the prosecution by Billy Wilder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married lover is accused of the crime. The lawyer defending him is in ill health and his only hope for acquittal is the testimony of the accused's wife, proving his alibi. However, she has some secrets of her own to reveal
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,407 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
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 939 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 Inspector General by Henry Koster( Visual )

78 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A corrupt village wrongly suspects the idiot assistant of a medicine-show operator of being the emperor's omnipotent inspector general in disguise
That darn cat!( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A publisher slowly becomes aware that his new girl friend is a witch
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( Visual )

6 editions published between 1943 and 2004 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

49 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 506 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 )

44 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 468 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 413 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
The flood : a biblical allegory based on Noah and the ark ; Mass by Igor Stravinsky( )

9 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Misérables( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Valjean, an unemployed woodcutter is accused of stealing food and imprisoned for 19 years. Upon his release, he attempts to bury his past and begin a new life as a respectable town mayor, relentelessly pursued by the police officer Javert
Act of violence ; Mystery street by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 287 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
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

7 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 285 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 Bernard Shaw( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 264 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
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert( Visual )

5 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 226 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
Easy come, easy go by John Rich( Visual )

8 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 218 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
 
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Bride of Frankenstein
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Witness for the prosecutionThe bishop's wifeThe Inspector GeneralBell, book and candleLassie come homeThe big clock
Alternative Names
Elsa Lančester

Elsa Lanchester actrice britannique

Elsa Lanchester amerikanesch Schauspillerin

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

السا لنچستر

엘자 랜체스터

エルザ・ランチェスター

埃尔莎·兰彻斯特

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