WorldCat Identities

Nelson, Ralph 1916-1987

Overview
Works: 131 works in 307 publications in 5 languages and 8,034 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Fairy tales  Television adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor, Performer, Film editor, Photographer, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ralph Nelson
 
Most widely held works by Ralph Nelson
Father Goose ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War II, a South Seas wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as a sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their headmistress
Lilies of the field by Ralph Nelson( Visual )
17 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free-spirited ex-G.I. stumbles upon five German refugee nuns in Arizona and helps them build a chapel
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )
22 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mentally retarded man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella by Richard Rodgers( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beautiful and young Cinderella finds her life of drudgery at the hands of her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters changed forever in one evening, thanks to a fairy godmother and a handsome prince
The golden age of television ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hugely popular live American television plays of the 1950s have become the stuff of legend. Combining elements of theater, radio, and filmmaking, they were produced at a moment when TV technology was growing more mobile and art was being made accessible to a newly suburban postwar demographic. These astonishingly choreographed, brilliantly acted, and socially progressive "teleplays" constituted an artistic high for the medium, bringing Broadway-quality drama to all of America
The twilight zone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
Requiem for a heavyweight ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a heavyweight fighter who, as a broken man at the end of his fighting career, is coerced by his manager into participating in staged wrestling matches
Duel at Diablo by Ralph Nelson( Visual )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A revenge-minded scout helps a cavalry troop transport guns and ammunitions through Indian territory
Ralph Nelson's lilies of the field ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A free-spirited ex G.I. (Poitier) stumbles upon five refugee nuns in Arizona and helps them build a chapel
Soldier blue by Ralph Nelson( Visual )
25 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A paymaster's detachment of the U.S. cavalry is attacked by Indians seeking gold, and two white survivors trek through the desert
The Wilby conspiracy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A political activist and an Englishman on the wrong side of the law team up to escape the clutches of a prejudiced cop in apartheid Africa
Hamlet : a television script by William Shakespeare( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Hero ain't nothin' but a sandwich ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a mother, stepfather and 13-year-old boy, facing the pressures of drugs and crime in the ghetto. The boy is bright and faces a struggle, but with the help of real, loving heroes like his mom and stepdad he's on his way to becoming somebody really special
Soldier in the rain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy-drama about a smooth operating master sergeant who is constantly getting his hero-worshiping, protege out of situations. Add a real-life Lolita teen, and the two become part of an intriguing love triangle
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rod Serling narrates voyages into the paranormal
Cinderella ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1957 and 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The beautiful and young Cinderella finds her life of drudgery at the hands of her stepmother and two wicked stepsisters changed forever in one evening, thanks to a fairy godmother and a handsome prince
The jazz singer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this tribute to the 1927 Al Jolson film classic, Cantor Rabinowitz is upset that son Joey has no interest in becoming a synagogue cantor, a family tradition for five generations. Worse yet, he's left home to pursue a career as a jazz singer and comedian, no laughing matter to his father. After struggling for years, Joey is about to get his big break. But when the cantor suddenly falls gravely ill, Joey grapples with filling in for his ailing father, or seizing the opportunity to be a star
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists. The pilot episode "Where is everybody?" has a man wandering through an empty ghost town seeking someone, anyone, to break his isolation
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists. The pilot episode "Where Is Everybody?" has a man wandering through an empty ghost town seeking someone, anyone, to break his isolation
The twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists. The pilot episode "Where Is Everybody?" has a man wandering through an empty ghost town seeking someone, anyone, to break his isolation
 
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Alternative Names
Elson, Alf 1916-1987
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