WorldCat Identities

Asher, Jack 1916-1991

Overview
Works: 42 works in 66 publications in 5 languages and 1,061 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Monster films  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery films  Mad scientist films  Werewolf films  War films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Illustrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Jack Asher
Horror of Dracula by Terence Fisher( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker travels to Count Dracula's castle to act as his librarian. Harker--actually there to try to kill Dracula--is first attacked by Dracula's female companion, then killed by the Count himself. Harker's friend, Dr Van Helsing, arrives to investigate his disappearance and swears to track the vampire down and to kill him by whatever means necessary. Voyaging to London, Dracula pursues Harker's fiancée Lucy and her sister Mina. Mina's husband Arthur Holmwood tries to assist Van Helsing, who doggedly stalks the vampire in hopes of defeating him
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and French and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his family's manor house on the lonely moors after his father dies under mysterious circumstances, Sir Henry Baskerville is confronted with the mystery of the supernatural hound that supposedly takes revenge upon the Baskerville family. The famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are brought in to investigate
The Hammer horror series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula, a centuries-old nobleman damned to an eternal blood-crazed half-life, travels from his native Transylvania to London and to a savage fate. In the decadent nightlife he finds new victims. He also finds Dr. Van Helsing, a brilliant scientist, who becomes Dracula's implacable foe in a bat-and-mouse game of blood-red Gothic gore
The Hammer horror series : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
The mummy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three British archaeologists discover the grave of an important Egyptian female priest who has died about four millenia ago. But when they open it a bad curse falls on them for having woken up the mighty guard of the grave who was buried with the priest
Hammer horror : 8-film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Map, city of Las Vegas, Nevada by Pioneer Title Insurance & Trust Company( )

3 editions published between 1946 and 1949 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dracula by Terence Fisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diese britische Version des oft verfilmten Stoffes von Bram Stoker (1847-1912) wird unter Kennern als literarisch korrekt und sorgfältig inszeniert gerühmt. Jonathan Harker will im Schloß des Grafen Dracula die Stelle eines Bibliothekars antreten, um dabei das Treiben der Vampire zu beobachten und zu studieren. Er wird von einer rätselhaften Dame empfangen, die ihn bittet, sie aus den Klauen des Grafen zu befreien. Sie nutzt jedoch Harkers Hilfsbereitschaft aus, um ihre Vampirzähne in seinen Hals zu bohren. Harker weiß um sein Schicksal und notiert bis zu seinem Tod alle Erkenntnisse über Vampire in sein Tagebuch. Auf der Suche nach seinem Freund findet der Arzt und bedeutende Vampirologe Dr. van Helsing die aufschlußreichen Aufzeichnungen und damit die Spur des Grafen Dracula
Las dos caras del Dr. Jekyll The two faces of Dr. Jeckyll( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras la fachada de la respetable sociedad victoriana se esconde una corrupción que el doctor Jekyll investiga con rigor. Esto le lleva a descubrir en sí mismo un alter ego, Mr. Hyde, cuya sed de venganza es incontrolable
Map of Las Vegas and vicinity, Clark County, Nevada by Campbell Realty Company( )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proa al cielo = (Reach for the sky)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La película se centra en la más increíble etapa de la vida de Douglas Bader: desde finales de los años 20, poco antes de sufrir el accidente de aviación que obligó a amputarle ambas piernas, hasta el 15 de septiembre de 1945, cuando con un Spitfire utilizado en la Batalla de Inglaterra encabezó el Desfile de la Victoria en Londres. Su lucha por aprender a caminar, bailar, volar y combatir con prótesis de aluminio y sus intentos de fuga de los campos de prisioneros alemanes casi fueron juegos de niños comparados a la batalla que debió llevar a cabo ante los prejuicios sociales contra los discapacitados
Brides of Dracula by Terence Fisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young baron who has inherited the Dracula curse is kept locked away by his mother to hide the family secret - although she does procure for him an occasional victim. But when he breaks out of his castle prison, she becomes a victim herself, and the undead lad takes flight to terrorise the local village and rampage through a girls' school before a specialist is called in
Reach for the sky by Sesame Workshop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of airman Douglas Bader, who overcame the loss of both legs in a 1931 flying accident to become a successful fighter pilot and wing leader during World War II
The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hammer's first horror film and, a novelty for 1957, in colour! Following his partner's denouncement of their research into the secret of life as monstrous, Baron Victor Frankenstein becomes more and more obsessed with the sinister experiments. Drawn deeper into madness by his work and committing unimaginable horrors to complete the experiment to create a superior man, Frankenstein has to face the consequences of playing god when the monster awakes
Cast a dark shadow( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogarde plays a money-grabbing wife-killer who marries Lockwood
La venganza de Frankenstein = The revenge of Frankenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El doctor Frankenstein escapa a la muerte en la guillotina y se dedica a ejercer como médico de cabecera bajo el nombre de doctor Stein; pero no ha olvidado su proyecto de crear un ser humano
Le chien des Baskerville The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in German and French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depuis la mort d'Hugo de Baskerville, égorgé par un chien, une malédiction pèse sur cette famille de nobles anglais. Sir Henry Baskerville, dernier du nom, demande à Sherlock Holmes d'enquêter
Bader il pilota( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Italian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret( Visual )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.30 (from 0.21 for 4 film fav ... to 0.99 for La venganz ...)

The Hammer horror series
Covers
Alternative Names
Jack Asher britischer Kameramann

Jack Asher Brits director of photography (1916-)

Τζακ Άσερ Άγγλος κινηματογραφιστής

Джек Эшер

ג'ק אשר

Languages