WorldCat Identities

Chaney, Lon Jr 1906-1973

Works: 465 works in 1,098 publications in 5 languages and 16,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Action and adventure films  Western films  Werewolf films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy 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 )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,283 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 Charles Barton( Visual )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 1,071 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. Of course the monsters are still alive in their coffins and so the comedy chase begins. Stars Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

26 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and held by 1,060 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 James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 990 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
The Wolfman by Joe Johnston( Visual )

48 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 902 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 )

51 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this spoof of detective stories, baby photographer Hope substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
The defiant ones by Stanley Kramer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and German and held by 753 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 )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man: Grave robbers open the grave of the Wolf man and awaken him
The mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

8 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 431 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 )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic melodrama of disfigured, vengeful composer living in the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera and his singing protegée
Springfield rifle( Visual )

3 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in English and held by 200 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 164 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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 161 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Road to Bali, Hope and Crosby are vaudeville performers hired as deep sea divers by an unscrupulous South Sea island prince. In My favorite brunette, Hope plays a photographer who substitutes for a private eye and gets involved in a murder mystery
Frankenstein meets the Wolf Man by Roy William Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1943 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 141 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 140 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
The ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein by Erle C Kenton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 139 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
Albuquerque( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 132 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 three musketeers by Digiview Entertainment( Visual )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Wayne is an American pilot who rescues three French Foreign Legionnaires trapped by Arab gun runners
The Indian fighter by André De Toth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 115 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
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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 Jr

Chaney Lon Jr 1906-1973

Chaney, Lon Junior

Creighton Tull, Lon 1906-1973

Lon Chaney

Lon Chaney amerikansk skådespelare

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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 operaSpringfield rifleThe ghost of Frankenstein ; Son of FrankensteinLon Chaney, Jr.