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Nelson, Gene 1920-1996

Overview
Works: 177 works in 322 publications in 3 languages and 7,012 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Singer, Composer, Film editor, Scenarist, Vocalist
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Gene Nelson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gene Nelson
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 2,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A couple of young cowboys win the hearts of their sweethearts in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century. Despite the interference of an evil ranch hand and a roaming peddler
Follies original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's 1971 musical returns with a new production that features two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters
Lullaby of Broadway ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Doris Day plays a singer who arrives in New York never dreaming it will begin an alternately funny and heartfelt shot at stardom on the Great White Way."--Container
Kissin' cousins by Gene Nelson ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In his 15th film, the King plays dark-haired Air Force Lt. Josh Morgan and blond good ol' boy Jodie Tatum. On an assignment that's "like biting into a beehive," Josh wants to negotiate with the Tatums for military use of their Smoky Mountain homestead as a missile site. But Jodie is right wary of federal "revenooers" and of this lookalike who claims to be kin. Includes songs "Barefoot ballad," "[It's a] Long lonely highway," "Tender feeling," "Kissin' cousins," "Smokey Mountain boy" and others
Oklahoma! original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Star trek, the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe "to boldly go where no man has gone before."
Harum scarum ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A matinee idol, Johnny Tyronne, is kidnapped and swept into a plot to overthrow King Toranshah. He runs away and meets a princess with whom he falls in love. They join forces with a band of thieves, a dancing troupe, a pair of orphans and a 3-foot 9-inch rogue in order to save the day
The West Point story by Roy Del Ruth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet
Film noir classic collection double feature ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decoy: A drop-dead femme fatale revives her hunk from the dead because he knows where the $400.000 in loot is buried
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! Broadway cast by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and German and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae. Total time 76:42
Tea for two ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical comedy about a young woman who must say "no" to every question for 24 hours in order to win the $25,000 she needs to back a Broadway play she wants to star in
Crime wave by André De Toth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Decoy: Gangster Frank Olins is about to die in the gas chamber much to the dismay of his girlfriend Margot Shelby. Only Frank knows the location of $400,000. Margot seduces gangster Jim Vincent to get him to engineer the removal of Olins' body from the prison immediately after he dies. She forces the prison doctor to administer an antidote for cyanide gas poisoning to Olins. The revived Olins gives Margot half of a map showing the money location and Vincent, in a fit of jealousy, kills Olins and takes the other half. Because the doctor's plates on his car will get them through the police roadblocks, Vincent and Margot take him with them on the money hunt
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kissin' cousins: An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains and tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. Live a little, love a little: Greg Nolan meets Bernice, and loses both his job and his apartment. However, Bernice manages to get him a new apartment, but it is so expensive that he has to get two full-time jobs. Girl happy: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Tickle me: lvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls. The owner, Vera Radford, hires Elvis as a stable man. Pretty physical fitness trainer Pam Merritt has a letter from her late grandfather directing her to a cache of gold in the ghost town of Silverado. The sheriff and his gang learn of the letter and plot to take it away from her
Starlift ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red-white-and-blue fun abounds as Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Virginia Mayo, Jane Wyman, Randolph Scott and others perform for - or just shoot the breeze with - starstruck flyboys in uniform
Harum scarum Speedway and The trouble with girls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Harum scarum (1965, 85 min.): A matinee idol, Johnny Tyronne, is kidnapped and swepted into a plot to overthrow King Toranshah. He runs away and meets a princess with whom he falls in love. He joins forces with a band of thieves in order to save the day
Oklahoma! motion picture sound track by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Your cheatin' heart (the Hank Williams story) ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hank Williams is making a buck pitching a snake-oil cure-all to the gullible, capping his spiel by picking up his guitar and singing. In the crowd is The Drifting Cowboys, a group of touring country-western musicians who happen to be passing through. Say, Hank, would you like to join our group? Memphis-born George Hamilton is winningly natural as Williams in the musical biopic of the short-lived but forever influential 'Hillbilly Shakespeare'
Three sailors and a girl ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Navy submarine docks in New York, and three sailors (a singer, a dancer and a funny guy) go ashore. They meet a musically talented actress named Powell who deserves to be a star, and they pool their efforts to make her the star of a hit Broadway musical (as sailors do)"--IMDb
Star Trek, the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Episode #45: Kirk and company beam down to a primitive planet visited by Kirk thirteen years ago. But some of the once peaceful natives, now have sophisticated weapons, courtesy of the Klingons. Episode #46: Kirk, Uhura and Chekov are intercepted beaming down to survey a planetoid and materialize instead on Triskelion, many parsecs from the Enterprise
 
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Alternative Names
Berg, Gene, 1920-1996
Berg, Leander, 1920-1996
Nelson, Eugene E., 1920-1996
Languages
English (122)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
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