WorldCat Identities

Lesser, Sol 1890-1980

Overview
Works: 135 works in 333 publications in 2 languages and 2,618 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Domestic drama  Horror films  Fiction  Jungle films  Filmed plays  Film noir 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sol Lesser
Our town by Sam Wood( Visual )

48 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of life, love and death in a New England town at the turn of the century, from the stage play by Thornton Wilder
Our town by Thornton Wilder( Visual )

13 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century
Stage Door Canteen by Frank Borzage( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rollicking wartime story of a romance between a soldier headed off to WWII and a hostess at New York City's fabled canteen
The Tarzan collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beasts roar, danger abounds and Johnny Weissmuller swoops into the last 6 of his 12 adventures as film's definitive Tarzan. The vine swinger provides World War II heroics in Tarzan triumphs and Tarzan's desert mystery. Next, he welcomes Jane (Brenda Joyce) home and champions a secluded female tribe in Tarzan and the Amazons. A deadly cult proves no match for the jungle lord in Tarzan and the leopard woman. And the Ape Man calls in elephants to deal with poachers in Tarzan and the huntress and rescues a pearl-diving community in Tarzan and the mermaids"--Container
The red house by Delmer Daves( Visual )

24 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer tries to keep the curious away and protect the secret of the sinister decaying old house deep in the woods
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains four Tarzan films, featuring Johnny Weissmuller as Tarzan and Maureen O'Sullivan (disc 1) and Brenda Joyce (disc 2) as Jane
Tarzan the fearless by Robert Hill( Visual )

15 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan helps a young woman search for her father
The dude ranger( Visual )

4 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Easterner who inherits a ranch plagued by cattle rustling goes undercover to try to discover who is stealing his cattle. In the process, he meets and begins to fall in love with the ranch foreman's daughter
Oliver Twist, 1922( Visual )

1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This silent film, directed by Frank Lloyd and adapted from a novel by Charles Dickens, is about an orphan surviving on the streets of London. The main strength of this second screen adaptation of Dickens' classic is in the performances. Although a little young for Oliver (he was not yet 6 years old) this film and The Kid are Jackie Coogan's most important screen appearances. Lon Chaney won praise from the critics for his relatively restrained but effective portrayal of Fagin
The Tarzan collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beasts roar, danger abounds and Johnny Weissmuller swoops into the last of his adventures as film's definitive Tarzan
The return of Chandu( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Followers of the black magic Cult of Ubasti kidnap and plan to sacrifice the beautiful princess Nadji so they may conquer the world. The magician Chandu and Betty and Bob (his neice and nephew) follow to the magic island of Lemuria to battle the evil priests of Ubasti
Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan and the she-devil( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His home-sweet-jungle-home is a smoldering ruin, Jane is missing and presumed dead, and a distraught Tarzan, overwhelmed and powerless, is ultimately taken captive. Ungawa!
Tarzan's magic fountain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty years ago, an aviatrix went missing in the African jungle. Now she has emerged, her beauty untouched by time. Tarzan knows her secret. She has sipped from the Fountain of Youth. And he knows that greedy outsiders will exploit the fountain - unless he can keep them from discovering it."--Container
Tarzan and the slave girl by Lee Sholem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribe of lion-worshippers called the Lionians seek to repopulate its numbers by kidnapping women as slave-brides. Among those kidnapped: Tarzan's Jane!
Tarzan's revenge by D. Ross Lederman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African safari headed by a young woman, her parents and her fiancé are searching for big game across the African plains and jungles. The young woman catches the eye of a jungle sultan that wishes to take her as a wife and add her to his harem. When the sultan's henchmen kidnap the young woman, it's up to Tarzan to come to the rescue and free her from the sultan's evil clutches
Tarzan's peril( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of gunrunners in the jungle can mean only one thing for Tarzan: trouble, and plenty of it! Armed with rifles acquired in exchange for gems, the warlike Yorongan people overwhelm the proud, peaceful Ashuba tribe and its beloved queen
Tarzan's savage fury( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A safari headed by a relative of Tarzan comes to the jungle in search of the ape man. Actually diamond thieves, they trick Tarzan into being their guide
Zane Grey's "Roll along cowboy"( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vintage sagebrush saga about a cowboy caught-up by love and his efforts to save his lady friend's family ranch
Tarzan Tarzan the fearless, Tarzan and the trappers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan the fearless: Mary Brooks' father, who has been studying ancient tribes, falls into the hands of "the people of Zar, god of the Emerald Fingers." Tarzan helps Mary locate her father, rescues everyone from the High Priest of Zar, and takes Mary to his cave
The whispering shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Whispering Shadow: A mysterious criminal known as The Whispering Shadow commits crimes by means of a gang he controls by television and radio rays. Jack Norton, whose brother was murdered by The Whispering Shadow, suspects that the eerie Professor Strangm whose ghostly wax museum contains figures far too lifelike, may be involved in the crimes
 
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Alternative Names
Sol Lesser Amerikaans filmregisseur

Sol Lesser Productions

Sol Lesser US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur

Сол Лессер Кинорежиссёр

سول لسر تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی

Languages
English (173)

German (1)

Covers
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