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Gidding, Nelson

Works: 110 works in 246 publications in 6 languages and 4,050 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Science fiction  Suspense fiction  Novels  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Disaster films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.R48, 813.54
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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 )
22 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,225 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 )
20 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 946 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 )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 610 libraries worldwide
Arrested for fatally beating an elderly widow, Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, at first goads the police, refusing to answer their questions. But when an alleged accomplice turns state's evidence, Graham insists that she's innocent. Condemned by the press and the public, she is found guilty of murder and sentenced to die in the gas chamber. As her execution draws nearer, Graham desperately attempts to expose the truth and save her life against all odds. The background music is made up in its entirety of progressive jazz
Odds against tomorrow by Robert Wise( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and French and held by 294 libraries worldwide
A bigoted ex-con's racism affects a bank robbery when he finds out one of his partners is black
Hindenburg : the last flight by Robert Wise( visu )
21 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 228 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 ; The Haunting ; Freaks ; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 152 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 )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 103 libraries worldwide
After Lieutenant Colonel Pierre Raspeguy leads his defeated and humiliated French army out of Indochina, he learns that he's been relieved of all command. A French Countess finagles a new position for him in Algeria and he persuades two wartime buddies to join him in shaping up a rag-tag unit. Raspeguy is forced to confront an Arab terrorist and launches a bloody battle against Segal's rebel forces
The Helen Morgan story ( visu )
2 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 102 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 )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In the name of profit the tomb is opened. In the name of vengeance the curse springs alive. A mysterious being arises and becomes flesh to protect the tomb and to find the woman he has loved for centuries
Lisa ( visu )
2 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in English and held by 23 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
I want to live! : the analysis of a murder by Tabor Rawson( Book )
7 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 20 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
Sergeant Preston of the Yukon ( visu )
in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Three adventures of Sgt. Preston and his dog King
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
Wheels of terror ( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 13 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
Onionhead ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 12 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
Beyond the Poseidon adventure ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 11 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
The Andromeda strain by Michael Crichton( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A military satellite launched to collect organisms in the upper atmosphere comes down in Arizona. Within a few hours, almost everyone in a nearby town is dead. A team of scientists is assembled to investigate
Hollywood screenwriters and their craft ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 9 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)
Bis das Blut gefriert ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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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
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