WorldCat Identities

Nelson, Gene 1920-1996

Works: 212 works in 380 publications in 3 languages and 7,625 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Musicals  Western films  Romantic comedy films  Science fiction television programs  Original cast recordings  Comedy films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Dancer, Author, Singer, Composer, Scenarist, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gene Nelson
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

38 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

32 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae
Follies : original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

13 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lullaby of Broadway( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The steps of the studio set towered before her like a pyramid. All Doris Day had to do was dance up and down those steps while wearing a flowing gold lame dress. "You've got to be out of your minds," Day exclaimed in a voice heard across the soundstage. But dance and sing she did. 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
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe
Kissin' cousins by Gene Nelson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 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
The West Point story( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 259 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
Harum scarum( Visual )

9 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous movie star, visiting a Middle Eastern country, becomes involved in the intrigue surrounding an attempted assassination and becomes romantically involved with a beautiful Arabian princess
Film noir classic collection double feature( Visual )

5 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 180 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
Harum scarum( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 144 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
Tea for two( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wealthy stage-struck Nan Carter strikes a bet that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she gets the $25,000 she needs to back a Broadway musical vehicle for herself. She's determined, even if it means saying "no" when the fellow she loves pops the question
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 105 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
I dream of Jeannie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Situation comedy in which an astronaut inadvertently becomes the master of a beautiful genie and tries to hide her presence from his superiors at NASA
Starlift( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 75 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
Crime wave( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 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
Your cheatin' heart : (the Hank Williams story)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 69 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'
Harum scarum ; Speedway, The trouble with girls( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trouble with girls (1969, 99 min.): Elvis stars as the white-suited impresario of a traveling 1927 tent show that brings its novelty acts, lectures and musical harmonies to Radford Center, Iowa
Legends of ballet : stars of American Ballet Theatre and New York City ballet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of performances that includes: Square dance; Concerto for art lovers; Scenes from Romeo & Juliet and A midsummer night's dream; Pas de quatre; The sleeping beauty: Aurora's act I variation, 'jewels' variation, and Rose Adagio; Giselle: act II pas de deux & finale; and Sylvia: pas de deux
Three sailors and a girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 46 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
The FBI( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second half of The FBI's sophomore season sees Agents Erskine ((Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.) and Rhodes (Stephen Brooks) battling threats both foreign and domestic at the behest of Assistant Director Ward (Philip Abbott). The action amps up to all-star heights in the two-part episode "The Executioners," in which the agents take on a fractured La Cosa Nostra with guest performances by Walter Pidgeon, Telly Savalas, Susan Strasberg, Celeste Holm and Robert Duvall. Other guest stars of note in this 4-disc, 13-episode collection include Gene Hackman, Alejandro Rey, Louis Jourdan, Peter Graves, Jessica Walter, Bradford Dillman, Charles Grodin and William Wellman, Jr."
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!
Alternative Names
Berg, Gene.

Berg, Gene 1920-1996

Berg, Leander.

Berg, Leander 1920-1996

Gene Nelson Amerikaans filmregisseur (1920-1996)

Gene Nelson ballerino, attore e cantante statunitense

Gene Nelson ballerino attore e regista statunitense

Gene Nelson danseur et chorégraphe, acteur, chanteur et réalisateur de cinéma

Gene Nelson US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Schauspieler, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Nelson, Eugene E.

Nelson, Eugene E. 1920-1996

Джин Нельсон

ג'ין נלסון

ג'ין נלסון שחקן אמריקאי

جين نيلسون

ژن نلسون بازیگر، فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی


English (130)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

Lullaby of BroadwayKissin' cousinsTea for two4 film favoritesStarlift