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Gruskoff, Michael

Overview
Works: 53 works in 178 publications in 6 languages and 6,201 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Parody films  Parodies, imitations, etc  Monster films  Mad scientist films  Vampire films  Science fiction films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Producer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Gruskoff
Young Frankenstein by Gene Wilder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 2,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name
Silent running by Douglas Trumbull( Visual )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A botanist has spent three years aboard the space freighter "Valley Forge" preserving the only botanical specimens left from Earth under huge geodesic domes. When he receives orders to destroy the project and return home, he rebels and hijacks the space craft, killing his fellow crewman and injuring himself. He plunges the ship into the gaseous Rings of Saturn. From that moment on, he has only the trees, the gardens, and the two "Drone" robots, to keep him company on the loneliest adventure of all. Stunning visuals
Quest for fire by Jean-Jacques Annaud( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hace 80.000 años la supervivencia del hombre en una tierra inexplorada y desconocida dependía de la posesión del fuego, una forma de combatir el frío y ahuyentar a las fieras. La tribu de los Ulam lo tenía, sabían cuidarlo y usarlo pero no sabían crearlo;de modo que preservarlo era su gran desafío. Cuando un torpe Ulam resbala y cae sobre el fuego apagándolo, la tribu sabe que su existencia está gravemente amenazada. Tres hombres comienzan su propia búsqueda de la preciada llama para devolvérsela a los Ulam
My favorite year( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"King Kaiser's Comedy Cavalcade goes on in minutes. But guest star Alan Swann is exiting the building. Fast. I'm not an actor. I'm a movie star! he bellows in stark fear. He just found out the show is live!"--Container
Nosferatu the vampyre by Werner Herzog( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in German and English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to arrange a real estate transaction for Count Dracula, with tragic results
Prelude to a kiss by Norman René( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a six-week courtship, a young couple gets married. At the reception a mysterious old man kisses the bride, and the young lovers are sent on a magical journey they will never forget
Lucky lady by Stanley Donen( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gene Hackman and Burt Reynolds are a couple of bootleggers who hook up with a vampy cabaret singer (Liza Minnelli) for a rum-running operation. Released theatrically in 1975, Minnelli earned a Golden Globe nod for her performance as the nightclub entertainer who can't decide between her two booze-smuggling beaus
Young Frankenstein : a Mel Brooks book : the story of the making of the film by Mel Brooks( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Frankenstein was made with deep respect for the craft and history of cinema, and for the power of a good schwanzstucker joke. This audiobook, written by one of the greatest comedy geniuses of all time, takes readers inside the classic film's marvelous creation story
Young Frankenstein (DVD)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finely tuned parody of the old Frankenstein movies, in which Wilder returns to the old country to clear his family name
Triple feature : Honkytonk man : Pink cadillac : City heat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pink cadillac (1989, 122 minutes): Jump bail and skip tracer Tommy Nowak will track you down before the ink on your fake I.D. is dry. Like a Canadian Mountie, he always gets his man. But will he get his woman?
Article 99( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in Undetermined and English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A staff of doctors at a V.A. hospital do whatever it takes to provide the necessary medical care for ailing U.S. veterans
Nosferatu : Phantom der Nacht( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1850 in the beautiful town of Wismar. Jonathan Harker is about to leave on a long journey, despite desperate warnings from his wife Lucy. Upon his arrival, he is greeted by a pale, wraith-like figure with deep-sunken eyes, who identifies himself as Count Dracula. The events that transpire convince Harker that he is in the presence of a vampire. What he doesn't know is the magnitude of danger he, his wife and his town face as victims of the Nosferatu
It's always about the story : conversations with Alan Ladd Jr.( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Ladd shares an oral history of the trials, tribulations, and joys of bringing some of the most iconic and memorable motion pictures to the screen, films that have garnered over 150 Academy Award nominations and over 50 wins, including Star Wars, Alien, The Right Stuff, Young Frankenstein, Chariots of Fire, and Braveheart
Love at stake( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young baker Sara Lee is overjoyed that her childhood sweetheart Miles has returned to be the new assistant at Salem's church. The mayor and the judge have come up with an outrageous scheme to dupe the town folk out of their land, by accusing innocent people of witchcraft. Just then, a sexy stranger enters town to visit her cousin. What nobody knows is that she actually is a witch, and she's brewing up a pot of magical mischief
Honkytonk Man, Pink Cadillac, and City Heat by Pink Cadillac, and City Heat Honkytonk Man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honkytonk man (1982, 123 min.): Red Stovall is a hard-drinking drifter who sings for his supper in second-rate roadhouse bars through some of the loneliest, dustiest countryside ever ravaged by the Great Depression. Stovall, however, nurses the embers of a dream to audition at the legendary Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee
El Jovencito Frankenstein( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick Frankenstein, un neurocirujano norteamericano, trata de escapar del estigma legado por su abuelo, quien creó años atrás una horrible criatura. Pero, cuando hereda el castillo de Frankenstein, comienza a crear su propio monstruo
Young Frankenstein ; Spaceballs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Frankenstein: Summoned by a will to his late grandfather's castle in Transylvania, young Dr. Frankenstein soon discovers the scientist's step-by-step manual explaining how to bring a corpse to life. Spaceballs: A band of intergalactic freedom fighters faces off against the forces of darkness
The Mel Brooks collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three classic comedy films directed by Mel Brooks
Frankenstein junior by Mel Brooks( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenn der Name Frankenstein in Misskredit gerät, sind alle Familienmitglieder aufgefordert, an der Rehabilitation mitzuwirken. So auch Urenkel Frederik, angesehener Gehirnchirurg aus Baltimore. Doch ganz so einfach ist das nicht, wenn man auf Urgrossväterchens Schloss mit einem Faktotum zu tun hat, das dümmer ist, als die Polizei erlaubt, und einem eine Assistentin zur Seite steht, deren körperliche Reize weit mehr hergeben als das blonde Köpfchen. So kann es nicht ausbleiben, dass es zu entsprechenden Pannen kommt, als man mit vereinten Kräften darangeht, nach den Plänen des Grossvaters einen Kunstmenschen zusammenzubasteln. Als zu allem Überfluss auch noch Frederiks Verlobte auf dem Plan erscheint, geraten die Dinge total ausser Kontrolle: Das Monster entwickelt sich zu einem wahren Intelligenzbolzen, während "Frankie Junior" in Sachen Potenz monströse Züge annimmt
Nosferatu : Phantom der Nacht( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harker (Bruno Ganz) ist alles andere als begeistert, als er von seinem Chef den Auftrag erhält, von Wismar ins ferne Transsylvanien zu reisen. Dort interessiert sich ein gewisser Graf Dracula (Klaus Kinski) für den Kauf eines Hauses. Jonathan soll ihm die Baupläne zeigen und den Vertrag unter Dach und Fach bringen. Schweren Herzens verabschiedet er sich von seiner geliebten Frau Lucy und reitet los. Er ahnt nicht, welches Grauen ihn erwartet ... (Quelle: www.cede.ch)
 
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