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Nelson Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 205 works in 443 publications in 4 languages and 19,663 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Fantasy films  History  Filmed plays  Romance films  Historical films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer, Publisher, prn
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 )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3,043 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 )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,631 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 )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,622 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 )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,468 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
City slickers by Jack Palance( visu )
16 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,351 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
Hope and glory by John Boorman( visu )
14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 1,133 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." --
Prancer by Family Circle Books( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,119 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,112 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
The last emperor by Bernardo Bertolucci( visu )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 588 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( visu )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 453 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
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 356 libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a very special red balloon that seems to have a personality of its own
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 315 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
Texasville by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 308 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 whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 280 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
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 166 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
Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
" ... its a bent fairy tale. Complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes, and silly accents you'd expect."
Mädchen in Uniform by Géza Radványi( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 154 libraries worldwide
"Today considered one of the masterpieces of German cinema, Maedchen in Uniform was originally banned in Germany and the U.S. Set in a strict boarding school, the tale of a lonely girl's crush on a female teacher proved too sensual for some, and its condemnation of Fascist authoritarianism outraged the Nazis. With Eleanor Roosevelt's help, the U.S. ban was lifted, and the film was later named Best Film of the Year by the New York press"--Videocassette sleeve
The favor ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 150 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
The graduate by Dustin Hoffman( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family comes of age and finds himself by being led into an affair with the wife and the daughter of his father's business partner
 
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English (168)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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