WorldCat Identities

Chaney, Lon Jr 1906-1973

Works: 467 works in 1,186 publications in 5 languages and 17,199 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Western films  Action and adventure films  Werewolf films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Silent films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Editor, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lon Chaney
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

60 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film adaptation of Steinbeck's novella tells the story of the strange relationship of two migrant workers who are able to realize their dreams of an easy life until one of them succumbs to his weakness for soft, helpless creatures and strangles the farmer's wife
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 985 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 Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

50 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Talbot returns to his father's castle in Wales. He is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist
My favorite brunette by Elliott Nugent( Visual )

53 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A photographer is mistaken for a private investigator by a baroness looking for her missing uncle
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and German and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain and separated by a hatred for each other. But in order to elude capture they must overcome their hostility
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein( Visual )

9 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula, and a mad scientist
The wolf man : the legacy collection( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man: Grave robbers open the grave of the Wolf man and awaken him
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

72 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 433 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
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein by Charles Barton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chick and Wilbur are two railroad clerks who are assigned to checking a shipment of two crates, the last remains of Dracula and Frankenstein's monster. Of course the monsters are still alive in their coffins and so the comedy chase begins, with both a stray mad scientist and the Wolfman getting involved before very long
Springfield rifle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Cooper plays Lex Kearney, a U.S. Army major posing as a Confederate sympathizer. Kearney's ruse unmasks rustlers of Union horses, even though his true allegiance is revealed. Ultimately, the major and his troops are outmanned and outgunned. But with the experimental weapon that makes one man the equal of five, they won't be outfought
Phantom of The Opera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic silent adaptation of Gaston Leroux''s novel stars Lon Chaney in his most famous performance, as the disfigured Phantom who falls in love with a young prima donna. Some critics consider it the greatest horror film ever made
Abbott & Costello : who's on first( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume, with special guest stars Lon Chaney and Sid Fields features Abbott & Costello's classic skit, "Who's On First?," along with "Don Juan Costello," "Two Tens for a Five," and others. Sit back and enjoy two whole episodes, complete with commercials, of The Colgate Comedy Hour, a popular television show which debuted in 1951
Road to Bali by Hal Walker( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Road to Bali: Bob and Bing are vaudeville performers hired as deep sea divers by an unscrupulous South Sea island prince. Dorothy foils the prince's plans. My favorite brunette: Photographer Hope substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
4 movie marathon : classic western collection : Albuquerque ; Whispering Smith ; The duel at Silver Creek ; War arrow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War arrow: Army Major Brady is sent to end the Kiowa uprising in Texas. He must find a way to save the fort as well as the beautiful Elaine, wife of the missing cavalry officer
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man by Roy William Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The resurrected Wolf Man, seeking a cure for his malady, enlists the aid of mad scientist Patric Knowles, who claims he will not only rid the Wolf Man of his nocturnal metamorphosis but will also revive the frozen body of Frankenstein's inhuman creation."--Container
The ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghost of Frankenstein: When Ygor brings the monster to Frankenstein's country castle, the doctor decides that a brain transplant might be in order. While Frankenstein thinks the transplant should be of a healthy and sane brain, Ygor plots with Frankenstein's unscrupulous colleague Dr. Bohmer to transplant Ygor's brain instead, so that he can rule the world using the monster's body. Their plan turns sour when the monster becomes malevolent and goes on a rampage in the nearest town. Son of Frankenstein: The son of Dr. Frankenstein returns to his ancestral castle twenty-five years after the infamous monster's "death." There he meets Ygor, a mad shepherd who is hiding the body of the creature. The young doctor revives his father's creation in the hope of rehabilitating him and clearing the family name
Lon Chaney tribute special makeup effects by Lon Chaney( Visual )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Watch as a group of talented artists work their magic behind-the-scenes to bring Chaney's (the great silent movie actor) characters to life. The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Clown from He Who Gets Slapped, the Phantom and Chaney himself are all recreated in great artistic detail
Albuquerque( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cole Armin (Scott) comes to Albuquerque to work for his successful uncle John, he soon learns that family business is out to eliminate any local competition. Tiring of his uncle's underhanded tactics, Cole switches to rival operation run by Ted Wallace and his sister, Celia. But Cole soon learns John Armin is not a man to be crossed as the trio must fight for their business, and their lives, against his uncle's ruthless henchman, Juke Murkil (Lon Chaney Jr.) in the thrill-packed Western
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Alternative Names
Chamey, Lon 1906-1973

Chaney Creighton 1906-1973

Chaney, Creighton Tull 1906-1973

Chaney Jr, Lon 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon Jr

Chaney Lon Jr 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon Junior

Creighton Tull, Lon 1906-1973

Lon Chaney amerikansk skådespelare

Lon Chaney Jr. acteur américain

Lon Chaney Jr. actor estadounidense

Lon Chaney jr. Amerikaans acteur

Lon Chaney jr. amerikansk skuespiller

Lon Chaney Jr. amerykański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

Lon Chaney Jr. attore statunitense

Lon Chaney junior US-amerikanischer Theater-, Film- und Fernsehschauspieler

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The Prince of Pain 1906-1973

Чейни, Лон

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My favorite brunetteBud Abbott, Lou Costello meet FrankensteinThe wolf man : the legacy collectionThe phantom of the operaBud Abbott, Lou Costello meet FrankensteinSpringfield rifleThe ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein