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Laemmle, Carl 1908-1979

Works: 86 works in 394 publications in 4 languages and 16,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Monster films  Vampire films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  War films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, pmn, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Carl Laemmle
Most widely held works by Carl Laemmle
All quiet on the western front by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

54 editions published between 1929 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war
Dracula by Tod Browning( Visual )

37 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
The invisible man the legacy collection by James Whale( Visual )

35 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist discovers how to make himself invisible but can't reverse the process. He realizes with terror that he has become a prisoner of his unseen self, and this unbearable state drives him to madness and murder
Imitation of life by Douglas Sirk( Visual )

19 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1934 version: Two single mothers join together to form a successful business, but find that material success does nothing to stabilize their personal lives
Frankenstein the legacy collection by William Hurlbut( Visual )

10 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,007 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 mummy by Stephen Sommers( Visual )

22 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 989 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
Show boat by Paul Thomas Anderson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the growth and maturity of Magnolia, a showboat star, who falls for Gaylord Ravenal, a riverboat gambler
Forbidden Hollywood collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt
Lonesome by Paul Fejos( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Hollywood gem, Lonesome, is the creation of a little-known, but audacious and one-of-a-kind auteur, Paul Fejos, who bridged the gap between the silent and sound eras. Fejos pulled out all the stops for his lovely New York symphony set in antic Coney Island during the Fourth of July weekend, employing color tinting, superimposition effects, experimental editing, and a roving camera, plus three dialogue scenes, added because of the craze for talkies
The old dark house by James Whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of travelers on a mountain road in Wales, overtaken by a thunderstorm and torrential rains, seek shelter in a mysterious old mansion. It is full of eerie characters and uncanny happenings
Counsellor at law( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High-powered attorney George Simon frantically juggles the scandals, crimes, and crises that pass through the chrome-and-glass doors of his art deco office high in the Empire State Building. Balanced on an ethical tightrope, Simon engages in insider trading and bleeds funds from wealthy clients, while tending to the needs of the less fortunate New Yorkers who come from his own working-class background. A political enemy uncovers a past legal indiscretion and begins disbarment proceedings, causing Simon's socialite wife to seek comfort in the arms of another man. With the unflagging support of his faithful secretary, Simon attempts to exercise his legalistic wizardry to defend his reputation and protect those who rely upon him for justice
The good fairy by William Wyler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Louisa Ginglebusher is recruited from a local orphanage to become an usherette at a movie theater. Encouraged by her kindly guardian to spread her wings, Louisa decides to lead the life of a fairy tale angel & in her quest to do good she tries to redirect money from a rich playboy to a struggling lawyer
The Black cat by John Milne( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honeymooners Joan and Peter Allison are stranded and forced to spend the night at the home of the sinister Hjalmar Poelzig. They soon learn they are being held captive in the mausoleum and that Poelzig is the high priest at Black Mass. He has chosen Joan to be the devil's bride. David races to save his wife from Poelzig's unspeakable treachery
The raven by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Vollin is a brilliant but unstable surgeon with a morbid obsession for instruments of torture. After saving the life of a beautiful young girl injured in an automobile accident, he becomes increasingly attracted to her but is rejected. When an escaped killer approaches the surgeon for a new face, Vollin agrees only after convincing him to assist him in his sinister plan of revenge
Murders in the Rue Morgue by Robert Florey( Visual )

6 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deranged scientist searches Paris for a "prospective bride" for his pet gorilla. Inviting young ladies to his sinister laboratory, he injects his victims with gorilla's blood and then disposes of their ravaged bodies through an ingenious trapdoor
Werewolf of London( Visual )

4 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Botanist Wilfred Glendon travels to Tibet in search of a rare flower, the "Marifasa Lupina," which blooms only in the moonlight. Despite warnings that the region is dangerous, Glendon continues his quest and finally locates the exotic flower, but not before he has to defend himself from an attack by a howling monster
[Ann Nichols, complainant, against Universal Pictures Corporation, Carl Laemmle and Harry Pollard, defendants ; Complainant's brief on the law and facts] by Anne Nichols( )

1 edition published in 1929 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alleged infringement of copyright of the play "Abie's Irish rose" by the producers of the motion picture "The Cohens and Kellys."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
All quiet on the western front
Alternative Names
Carl Laemmle, Jr. Amerikaans filmproducent (1908-1979)

Carl Laemmle Jr producteur de films américaine

Carl Laemmle Jr produttore cinematografico statunitense

Carl Laemmle junior americký filmový producent

Carl Laemmle junior US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Laemmle, Carl 1908-1979 Jr

Laemmle, Carl 1908-1979 Junior

Laemmle, Carl jr. 1908-1979

Laemmle, Carl Junior 1908-1979

Laemmle, Julius 1908-1979

Карл Леммле

Леммле, Карл

Леммле, Карл (младший)

קארל למל

کارل لملی جونیور.



English (210)

Spanish (5)

German (4)

Italian (1)

DraculaThe invisible man the legacy collectionThe mummyThe Black catMurders in the Rue MorgueWerewolf of London