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Nelson Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 219 works in 499 publications in 3 languages and 19,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  History  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Historical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: prn, 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 )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3,047 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father's death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery. This film portrays Shakespeare's immortal tale of high adventure and evil deeds
When Harry met Sally by Billy Crystal( visu )
33 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 2,714 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
Misery by Rob Reiner( visu )
43 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
After an almost fatal car crash, novelist Paul Sheldon finds himself being nursed by a deranged fan who holds him captive
Lord of the flies by William Golding( visu )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and held by 1,483 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
Prancer by Family Circle Books( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,194 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
Bill & Ted's excellent adventure by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
Screwball comedy about two high school students who face a difficult history exam. With the help of a time-traveling messenger they round up some historical heavyweights for their class project!
Hope and glory by John Boorman( visu )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,089 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."--
City slickers by Paul Weiland( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
An epic adventure full of slaves and concubines, 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
City slickers : Collector's edition ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 347 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
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( visu )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Texasville by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Sequel to the Last picture show. It's 1984 in Anarene Texas, the sleepy town where women flirt and the men can't say no. Jacy Farrow, the girl who broke Duane Jackson's heart, has returned to Anarene. Now Duane is harried by a busted business, a sarcastic wife, a rambunctious son who steals his mistresses, and Jacy
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Sean Connery as a visiting Brother, investigating the deaths of a couple of monks in a medieval Italian monastery, must find a connection between a cache of hidden literature and the mysterious killings before a Catholic inquisitor arrives to burn innocent people at the stake.--External container
The whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Two aged, widowed siblings, who have vacationed for half a century at a seaside cottage in Maine, unexpectedly arrive at an impasse
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 160 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
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
" ... its a bent fairy tale. Complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes, and silly accents you'd expect."
The favor ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 146 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 136 libraries worldwide
This study of life in an aristocratic boarding school for girls explores anti-Fascist and anti-patriarchal themes and was shot in Germany two years before Hitler's rise to power. A young girl, who is nearly crushed by the strict Prussian regimentation, falls in love with one of her teachers but is victimized by the principal's harsh disciplinary action. Sagan utilized innovative cinematic techniques to capture the oppressive atmosphere of the school as a microcosm of German society
 
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English (196)
French (2)
German (1)
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