WorldCat Identities

Lesser, Sol 1890-1980

Overview
Works: 115 works in 303 publications in 6 languages and 2,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Sol Lesser Publications by Sol Lesser
posthumous Publications by Sol Lesser, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Sol Lesser
Our town by Thornton Wilder ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,066 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
Stage Door Canteen by Frank Borzage ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A typical afternoon's entertainment for the men in uniform at the Stage Door Canteen in New York during World War II
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 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 )
20 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A farmer tries to keep the curious away from a sinister decaying old house deep in the woods. Ignoring warnings that the house is haunted, two teens begin exploring the house and discover many of its dark secrets
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 62 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 Spanish and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Originally a serial, the first chapters of Tarzan the Fearless were edited together into this feature film. Tarzan wrestles lions and other beasts, thwarts human evil-doers, and falls in love"--Insert
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
Tarzan's revenge ( )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An African safari headed by a young woman, her parents and her fianceĢ 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
Zane Grey's "Roll along cowboy" ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 28 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
The return of Chandu by Ray Taylor ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 27 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
Tarzan's peril by Byron Haskin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 26 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
Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan and the she-devil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 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 by Lee Sholem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 25 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 24 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!
Thunder over Mexico ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1933 and 1996 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American rendition of the "Maguey" segment of Eisenstein's unfinished epic "Que viva Mexico." Tells the story of the wedding of two people subject to the peonage system in existance in Mexico before the revolution of 1910
Tarzan and the trappers by Charles F Haas ( )
7 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan, the Lord of the Jungle, has been battling a poacher who has been taking the wild animals in Africa for shipment to zoos, circuses and exhibitions around the world. After finally succeeding in stopping him, Tarzan must now face a threat from the poacher's brother, out to avenge his brother. The evil brother has partnered up with a big game hunter who targets human prey for sport and has decided to make Tarzan the target of his ultimate hunt
Tarzan Tarzan the fearless, Tarzan and the trappers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan and the trappers: Tarzan deals with the villainous Schroeder, who is illegally collecting animals for zoos, only to be menaced by Schroeder's hunter brother Sikes, out for revenge, who teams up with greedy trader Lapin in a hunt for human game...Tarzan himself
Tarzan's savage fury by Cy Endfield ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 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
That uncertain feeling by Ernst Lubitsch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After developing a case of hiccups, a married woman visits a psychiatrist to help her with the problem. The psychiatrist believes the hiccups are caused by marital problems which are believed to be a result of his inattentiveness. A chance encounter with another of the psychiatrist's patients springs thoughts in the housewife of leaving her husband, in spite of the fact that they both still love each other. The husband comes up with a unique solution that leads to some comic results
The whispering shadow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 20 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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Languages
English (173)
Spanish (10)
German (1)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
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