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Nelson, Gene 1920-1996

Overview
Works: 192 works in 347 publications in 4 languages and 7,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Director, Author of screenplay, Author, Singer, Composer, Film editor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gene Nelson
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

31 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic musical in which a handsome young cowboy falls in love. The young couple is menaced by the hired man
Follies original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

21 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 453 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
Star trek, the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spaceship U.S.S. Enterprise, with its 430 crew members captained by James T. Kirk, travels the universe
Oklahoma! original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kissin' cousins( Visual )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English 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
Harum scarum( Visual )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous movie star, visiting a Middle East country, becomes involved in the intrigue surrounding an attempted assassination and becomes romantically involved with a beautiful Arabian princess
The West Point story( 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 182 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
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
Tea for two( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 124 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 )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 93 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
Crime wave by André De Toth( Visual )

8 editions published between 1954 and 2007 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime wave: Three San Quentin escapees kill a cop in a gas-station holdup. Wounded, one of the escapees flees through black-shadowed streets to the handiest refuge: with former cellmate Steve Lacey. Steve is paroled, with a new life and lovely wife, and can't afford to be caught associating with old cronies. But homicide detective Sims wants to use Steve to help him catch the other 2 escapees, who in turn extort his help in a bank job
Starlift( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 72 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

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
Oklahoma! motion picture sound track by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your cheatin' heart (the Hank Williams story)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in English and held by 55 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 41 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.

Berg, Gene 1920-1996

Berg, Leander.

Berg, Leander 1920-1996

Nelson, Eugene E.

Nelson, Eugene E. 1920-1996

Languages
English (128)

Spanish (2)

German (2)

Italian (1)

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Lullaby of BroadwayKissin' cousinsTea for two4 film favoritesStarlift