WorldCat Identities

Chaney, Lon Jr 1906-1973

Works: 383 works in 988 publications in 6 languages and 15,917 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Comedy films  Werewolf films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Singer, Costume designer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lon Chaney
High Noon by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

47 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein by Abbott and Costello (Comedy team)( Visual )

35 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic horror film in which Abbott and Costello encounter Frankenstein's monster, Dracula and a mad scientist
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

33 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story about 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 by William Hurlbut( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 998 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 George Waggner( Visual )

57 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 904 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 Hal Walker( Visual )

61 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 866 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 )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and held by 739 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
The wolf man the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She-Wolf of London: A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 434 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
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

16 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 334 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 ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

19 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 222 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
Springfield rifle by André De Toth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 187 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
Daniel Boone trail blazer( Visual )

20 editions published between 1956 and 2004 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Boone leads his family and settlers on a pioneering journey through the wilds of Kentucky and they are drawn into skirmishes with the Shawnee Indians
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man by Roy William Neill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 139 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
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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duel at Silver Creek: Lightning is the quick-drawing marshal of Silver City who intents to capture a gang of ruthless claim jumpers that have been terrorizing and murdering local silver miners. He deputizes Silver Kid to help bring the outlaws to justice. Their plans are complicated when a beautiful new lady in town uses the marshal for her own dangerous agenda
The three musketeers by Alexandre Dumas( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relocates the Alex Dumas novel to the early 20th century in the Middle East
Albuquerque( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 128 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
The Indian fighter by André De Toth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Hawks, a loner and former Indian fighter, helps a tribe of Sioux Indians battle a group of whiskey traders after gold on their land. He does this for two reasons: because is enamored of the chief's daughter, and because he is trying to protect the wagon train that he is leading
Spider baby, or, The maddest story ever told( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merrye children suffer from a rare genetic malady in which they mentally regress to a condition of pre-human savagery and cannibalism. They live in their family mansion and terrorize and kill anyone or anything that passes through the gates
Monsters, Inc by Pete Docter( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A read-along adapted version of the motion picture in which monsters are lurking to collect the energy of our screams. At Monsters, Inc., James P. Sullivan (Sully) is the top scream-generator with his partner Mike Wazowski. But, there's still a scream shortage in the monster world. One night, Sully and Mike accidentally let a human girl through her closet door into Monstropolis, and pandemonium ensues. Sully and Mike work to return the little girl to her own world, while the CEO of Monsters, Inc. tries to capture her, to use her to collect more scream energy. Will Sully and Mike succeed?
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bud Abbott, Lou Costello meet Frankenstein
Alternative Names
Chamey, Lon 1906-1973

Chaney Creighton 1906-1973

Chaney, Creighton Tull 1906-1973

Chaney Jr Lon 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon Jr

Chaney, Lon Jr 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon Junior

Creighton Tull, Lon 1906-1973

Lon Chaney

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

Lon Chaney juunior

The Prince of Pain 1906-1973

Чейни, Лон

لان چینی جونیور بازیگر آمریکایی



The WolfmanMy favorite brunetteThe wolf man the legacy collectionThe phantom of the operaThe ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of FrankensteinSpringfield rifleLon Chaney, Jr.