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Gidding, Nelson

Works: 70 works in 233 publications in 7 languages and 4,026 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Science fiction  Suspense fiction  Novels  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Film noir 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.R48, 791.4372
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Publications about Nelson Gidding
Publications by Nelson Gidding
Publications by Nelson Gidding, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Nelson Gidding
The haunting by Robert Wise( visu )
27 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,234 libraries worldwide
Adapted from Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House, this psychological thriller tells the story of four people who come to the house to study its supernatural phenomena
The Andromeda strain by Robert Wise( visu )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 957 libraries worldwide
A remote village in New Mexico is contaminated by a crashed satellite. Scientists fight the clock trying to analyze the lethal organism and discover a solution
I want to live! by Robert Wise( visu )
29 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she is innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, Graham is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. With her execution date getting near, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds
Odds against tomorrow by Robert Wise( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and French and held by 305 libraries worldwide
One hundred and fifty thousand dollars, ready for the taking. It's too much to resist for Earl Slater, a bigoted ex-con slumming through life with a patronizing girlfriend, an obliging neighbor and zero expectations. He agrees to be part of a bank job planned by former cop Burke. Until, that is, he finds out one of his partners will be a black man. Earl's desperate need for cash, however, leads him to reconsider. For the job only, he'll put his racism aside ... until moments away from the score, hatred erupts
The Hindenburg by Robert Wise( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
The disaster of the Hindenburg is recorded in this fictionalized story dealing with the people on the flight as well as possible reason and causes for the disaster
House of wax by André De Toth( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Lost command by Mark Robson( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 108 libraries worldwide
El jefe de una división paracaidista del ejército francés derrotada en Vietnam, se traslada a Argelia en una misión de paz, pero ansioso de venganza trata de reclutar a sus hombres para vengar la humillación sufrida
The Helen Morgan story ( visu )
2 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Helen Morgan, the grand dame of torch singers during the Roaring Twenties in Chicago
... End over end by Nelson Gidding( Book )
4 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The Mummy lives ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
In the name of profit the tomb is opened. In the name of vengeance the curse springs alive. A misterious being arises and becomes flesh to protect the tomb and to find the woman is has loved for centuries
Lisa ( visu )
2 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Suffering from guilt after failing to protect his fiancée from the Nazis, a Dutch investigator tracks down an ex-Nazi who is selling unsuspecting victims into slavery and threatening a beautiful young girl
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon ( visu )
in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Three adventures of Sgt. Preston and his dog King
Wheels of terror ( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Some lewd, crude, last round draft picks straight out of the slammer engage in a detour of duty during WWII that leaves no head unbroken, no rule unbent, and no doubt that they are going back to prison when the war is over
Turner Classic Movies greatest classic films collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The haunting: When four guests go to study a haunted house, one of them finds out that they were drawn here for entirely different reasons
I want to live! : the analysis of a murder by Tabor RAWSON( Book )
5 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The dramatic story of the life of Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, who is accused of murdering an older woman. After a sensational murder trial she is convicted and, despite growing doubts about her guilt, executed in the San Quentin gas chamber
Beyond the Poseidon adventure ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
News of the Poseidon disaster brings the skipper Caine, first mate Karl Malden and passenger Field to the wreckage, hoping for salvage rights. They descend into the hull of the Poseidon and discover a few people who have miraculously cheated death
Hollywood screenwriters and their craft ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Screenwriter Martin Ritt interviews six famous screenwriters with questions often asked by beginning screenwriters. They discuss the concepts of screenwriting: the origin of ideas, theme, character development, writing the dialogue, and artistic preparation. With numerous film segments, mainly archival footage from famous b&w films. Features the insights of Julius Epstein (Casablanca), Lawrence Kasdan (Body Heat, The Big Chill, Raiders of the Lost Ark), Waldo Salt (Serpico, Coming Home, Midnight Cowboy), Milton Sperling (The Courtmartial of Billy Mitchell), Nelson Gidding (The Andromedia Strain, I Want to Live), and Fay Kanin (Friendly Fire). Illustrated with scenes from classic motion pictures. Narrated by Martin Ritt (director of Murphy's Romance, Norma Rae, The Front, Nuts)
Onionhead ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
In this romantic follow-up to No time for sergeants, Al Woods, ship's cook third class aboard the buoy tender USS Periwinkle creates more havoc
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Adventures of Sgt. Preston and his dog King. Sergeant Preston first joined the Mounties in order to capture his father's killer. A dashing figure in red uniform and broad-rimmed hat, Sergeant Preston - under the command of Inspector Conrad and frequently accompanied by his loyal French-Canadian guide Pierre - single-handedly tackled the rogues and scoundrels who mercilessly preyed upon the peace-loving settlers and gold miners who came to call the frozen wilderness home"--Container
The Andromeda strain by Michael Crichton( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The United States government stands warned that sterilization procedures for returning space probes may be inadequate to guarantee uncontaminated re-entry to the atmosphere. When a probe satellite falls to the earth two years later, and lands in a desolate area of northeastern Arizona, the bodies that lie heaped and flung across the ground, have faces locked in frozen surprise. The terror has begun
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Alternative Names
Gidding, Nelson Roosevelt 1919-2004
Nelson Gidding Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1919-2004)
Nelson Gidding amerikansk manusforfattar
Nelson Gidding amerikansk manusförfattare
Nelson Gidding amerikansk manusforfatter
Nelson Gidding amerikansk manuskriptforfatter
Nelson Gidding amerykański scenarzysta filmowy
Nelson Gidding scénariste américain
Nelson Gidding US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor
Нельсон Гиддинг
English (104)
Spanish (17)
German (16)
French (16)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Russian (1)
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