WorldCat Identities

Lanchester, Elsa 1902-1986

Overview
Works: 277 works in 726 publications in 3 languages and 18,581 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Fantasy films  Comedy films  Children's films  Monster films  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Singer, Contributor, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and German and held by 2,538 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 children'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
Witness for the prosecution by Agatha Christie( Visual )

14 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder mystery and court trial which reveals some interesting quirks of the personalities involved
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

55 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
The bishop's wife by Henry Koster( Visual )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and held by 1,322 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 by Kevin Connor( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 996 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 Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Visual )

77 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 991 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
Bell, book and candle by Richard Quine( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 862 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
That darn cat!( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
Rembrandt by Alexander Korda( Visual )

43 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 511 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 )

38 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and held by 470 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 418 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
Virtual job interview : practice & preparation for getting the job you deserve!( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assists students with the job interview process and help them prepare by practicing basic interviewing questions
The spiral staircase by Robert Siodmak( Visual )

9 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman who cannot speak is stalked by a repeat killer at her uncle's mansion
Les misérables( Visual )

2 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in English and held by 291 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
Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion by Bernard Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 274 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
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 272 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
Easy come, easy go by John Rich( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Navy frogman discovers buried treasure and sets out to retrieve it with the aid of the skipper's daughter in this romance set to sixties music
Act of violence ; Mystery street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act of violence (1948): Ex-World War II pilot Frank Enley is a respected contractor and family man. Then his troubled, gimp-legged bombardier shows up with a gun and a score to settle. Perhaps neither man is what he seems to be
My dog, the thief( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 205 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
Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French princess flees to New Orleans and masquerades as a lower-class woman 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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

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

Languages
English (327)

Spanish (13)

German (6)

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