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Nelson Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 214 works in 404 publications in 2 languages and 20,066 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Church history  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Nelson Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Nelson Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Nelson Entertainment (Firm)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3,104 libraries worldwide
"Mel Gibson's richest and most regal screen role to date has been the title role in this dynamic version of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, directed by Franco Zeffirelli ..."--Container
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( visu )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 2,480 libraries worldwide
"Sex always gets in the way of friendships between men and women. At least, that's what Harry Burns believes. So when Harry meets Sally Albright and a deep friendship blossoms between them, Harry's determined not to let his attraction to Sally destroy it. But when a night of weakness ends in a morning of panic, can the pair avoid succumbing to Harry's fears by remaining friends and admitting they just might be the perfect match for each other?"--Container
Lord of the flies by Peter Brook( visu )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,482 libraries worldwide
Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery. Videodisc version
Misery by Rob Reiner( visu )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
City slickers by Jack Palance( visu )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,256 libraries worldwide
Three friends go on a cattle drive in order to quench their mid-life crises. Includes audio commentary from director and actors; featurettes; and more
Hope and glory by John Boorman( visu )
11 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
"Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice Edwards) finds his childhood to be a time of great danger--and even greater discovery. From thunderous bombings at his own doorstep and the constant threat of Luftwaffe air raids to the landing of a German paratrooper in his neighborhood and the joyous obliteration of his much-hated school, Billy's young life is shaped--and even enriched--by the one positive thing war has brought him: liberation from the ordinary. And though Billy is surrounded by decimation and the smoking remnants of ruined lives, his sense of enchanted wonderment and innocence in the face of man's most destructive folly affect him in a way that alters his life forever." --
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure ( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Bill and Ted spent so much time forming their rock band, that they're flunking history. A guardian angel from the future, Rufus comes to them with a time traveling phone booth to take them in to the past to learn from history's most influential people. The journey turns out to be a blast, but will they learn enough to pass their class
Prancer by Family Circle Books( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 989 libraries worldwide
A wounded reindeer and a precocious eight-year-old form an everlasting bond in this tender holiday drama about true devotion and friendship. Jessica plays an angel in her school pageant, but she becomes a real guardian angel when she finds an injured reindeer in the forest. Convinced that the deer is Santa's very own Prancer, Jessica vows to nurse him back to health and return him safely home
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 707 libraries worldwide
An epic adventure, full of slaves and concubines, empresses, and warlords. "The true story of Pu Yi, who, at the age of 3, toddled to the Imperial Dragon Throne to become Lord of 10,000 years," China's last emperor
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Laurence Olivier is the definitive Richard III in this multiple award winning film. He stars as Richard of Gloucester, the hunchback who schemes to gain the throne of England
The Red balloon by Albert Lamorisse( visu )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Pascal, a lonely French boy, befriends a wondrous red balloon which follows him everywhere
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Two elderly sisters--one contrary and cantankerous, the other patient and kind--must decide whether to give up their family home, independence, and life together
Pygmalion ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The story of Professor Henry Higgins' efforts to make Eliza Doolittle, a flower girl, into an elegant young lady of society
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
This film, set in the 1930s in the Carolina mountains, is the story of a widower with a 10 year-old daughter and an unwed mother with a baby who fall in love. They become involved in a feud between two families
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Living in the prison-like confines of a Prussian boarding school for the daughters of army officers, a young girl finds herself choked by the institution's strict regimentation and rigid discipline. Under the unbending rule of a matriarchal staff, she falls in love with the school's only caring teacher. When the principal finds out about the affair, her harsh, cruel punishment drives the girl to the brink of suicide
Texasville by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Set 30 years after the events in "The Last Picture Show," this sequel finds Duane and Jacy in a battle of the sexes with Duane's feisty wife Karla between them
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
" ... its a bent fairy tale. Complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes, and silly accents you'd expect."
The graduate by Mike Nichols( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A college graduate spends his first summer out of school being seduced by the wife of his father's best friend and falling in love with the woman's daughter
The favor ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
As a favor to her friend Kathy, Emily looks up Kathy's old boyfriend, but their steamy one-night stand ignites more than just passion
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