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Nelson Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 220 works in 417 publications in 2 languages and 19,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Church history  Fiction  Short films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video adaptations 
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 )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3,069 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 )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 2,550 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 )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,544 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 )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,413 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 )
9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,295 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 )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,185 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 1,084 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 1,043 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 651 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 507 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 389 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 337 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
Texasville by Peter Bogdanovich( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 321 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 whales of August by Lindsay Anderson( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 303 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 by Bernard Shaw( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 177 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 Cary Elwes( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 166 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 Leontine Sagan( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 165 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, she is isolated from the rest of the students and is driven from her unhappiness to attempt suicide
The favor ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 159 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 Mike Nichols( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 155 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
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