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Selick, Henry

Overview
Works: 135 works in 553 publications in 9 languages and 12,871 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Animated films  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Action and adventure films  Christmas films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Puppet films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Author of introduction, fmd, Film editor, Restager, Performer, Scenarist, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Henry Selick
Publications by Henry Selick
Most widely held works about Henry Selick
 
Most widely held works by Henry Selick
Coraline by Henry Selick( visu )
100 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,278 libraries worldwide
A young girl walks through a secret door that she has found in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life. On the surface, this parallel reality is eerily similar to her real life, but much better. When her adventure turns dangerous, and her counterfeit parents, including the Other Mother, try to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness, determination, and bravery to get back home - and save her family
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( visu )
53 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,139 libraries worldwide
A wildly imaginative tale about a young boy who journeys to wonderous New York City to fulfil a dream! When James spills a pouch of "magic crocodile tongues" in his yard, a giant peach grows overnight. Climbing inside, James is instantly transported into an enchanted world filled with human-like insects including a brash centipede, a matronly ladybug, a cultured grasshopper and a saucy spider. Their magnificent journey across the Atlantic Ocean becomes the thrilling adventure of a lifetime and a welcome escape from James' wicked old aunts!
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Tim Burton( visu )
124 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,949 libraries worldwide
The story of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king, who decides to bring the magic of Christmas back to Halloween Town
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 866 libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington is the King of Halloween. He becomes bored with the same routine every year. He decides to take a walk in the woods. There, he discovered a door leading to Christmastown and decides to spread Christmas joy to the world. When he is back in Halloweentown he shows his friends what Christmas is like, and he suggests doing Christmas this year instead. But things do not go as planned when Oogie Boogie, an evil gambling boogey man, plots to play a game with Santa Claus' life and creates a nightmare for all the good little boys and girls everywhere. Although Sally attempts to stop him, Jack embarks into the sky on a coffin-like sled pulled by skeletal reindeer
The life aquatic with Steve Zissou by Wes Anderson( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Internationally renowned oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew - Team Zissou - set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, always elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that supposedly killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. On this journey, Steve's crew are joined by a young airline co-pilot, who may or may not be Zissou's son, a beautiful journalist who has been assigned to write a profile of Zissou, and Eleanor, Zissou's estranged wife and co-producer. They face overwhelming complications including pirates, kidnapping, and bankruptcy
Monkeybone ( visu )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
A young cartoonist in a coma enters the bizarre world he created in his comic strip, only to have his main character "Monkeybone" take over his body
Tim Burton's The nightmare before Christmas by Jonathan Couch( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Bored with the same old scare-and-scream routine, Pumpkin King Jack Skellington longs to spread the joy of Christmas. But his merry mission puts Santa in jeopardy and creates a nightmare for good little boys and girls everywhere!
Moongirl by Henry Selick( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
When Leon is out fishing one night and is pulled into the sky by a giant fish-of-stars, he lands inside the moon where he must battle a fearsome monster, rescue Moongirl, and use lightning bugs to keep the moon's carousel lit
James and the giant peach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A wildly imaginative tale about a little boy who journeys to a wondrous city "where dreams come true."
James and the giant peach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure
The advanced art of stop-motion animation by Ken A Priebe( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
History of stop-motion feature films -- An interview with screen novelties -- Building puppets -- Digital cinematography -- An interview with Pete Kozachik, ASC -- An interview with Trey Thomas -- Character animation -- An interview with Bronwen Kyffin -- Visual effects -- An interview with Larry Bafia and Webster Colcord -- An interview with Marc Spess -- An interview with Ryan McCulloch -- An interview with Justin and Shel Rasch
Moongirl ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
When Leon is out fishing one night and is pulled into the sky by a giant fish-of-stars, he lands inside the moon where he must battle a fearsome monster, rescue Moongirl, and use lightning bugs to keep the moon's carousel lit
Coraline e la porta magica ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Coraline Jones girovaga annoiata nella nuova casa dove ha appena traslocato con i genitori, fino a quando non scopre una porta segreta che conduce ad un mondo alternativo molto più bello della realtà. Ma quando quest'altra casa, apparentemente perfetta diventa minacciosa ad i suoi "altri genitori" compresa la sua "altra madre" cercano di intrappolarla lì per sempre, Coraline dovrà usare tutto il coraggio che ha per ritornare alla sua vera casa e salvare la sua famiglia
Ray Harryhausen : special effects titan ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Reviews the career of legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen, best known for his work on the Sinbad films. Harryhausen shares reminicences from his career in film, and a host of contemporary filmmakers discuss his influence
LAIKA three film collection : Coraline ; ParaNorman ; The Boxtrolls ( visu )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Coraline Jones finds a magical world that is similar to her own, but when her "other parents" try to get her to stay, Coraline must summon her courage and resourcefulness to find her way home; a boy who can speak with the dead fights ghosts and zombies tosave his town from an ancient curse; an orphan boy who has been raised by a group of trash collectors known as the Boxtrolls, must help his adopted family ward off an evil exterminator
Laika drie film collectie ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Drie animatiefilms over het meisje Coraline, de jongen Norman en de boxtrollen die onder de grond wonen in het dorpje Kaasbrugge. Vanaf ca. 9 jaar
The nightmare before Christmas = L'étrange Noël de Monsieur Jack by Henry Selick( visu )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Découvrez l'imaginaire de Tim Burton, un monde étrange, peuplé de créature insolites et immondes. Jack Skellington, "le roi des citrouilles", est le grand ordonnateur des festivités dans la ville d'Halloween. Fatigué, il décide de partir. C'est alors qu'il découvre par hasard la ville de Noël qui rayonne de joie et de liesse. Il rentre chez lui avec la ferme intention de contrôler la fête de Noël, et fait kidnapper le Père Noël par trois garnements. Toute la ville d'Halloween se met alors au travail pour fabriquer des cadeaux aussi horribles que terrifiants. La nuit de Noël, Jack part offrir aux enfants ses macabres cadeaux. Panique sur la ville..." [Source : jaquette]
Pesadilla antes de Navidad The nightmare before Christmas ( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Jack Skellington, señor de Halloween, descubre la Navidad y queda prendado de ella. Por ese motivo decide mejorarla, aunque su versión de la festividad sea totalmente opuesta. Para su nueva idea secuestra a Santa Claus y lo sustituye; todos sus sicarios deben trabajar en el nuevo proyecto de Navidad, que resulta bastante macabro. Sólo Sally, su novia, ve el error que está cometiendo
Los mundos de Coraline Coraline ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Coraline encuentra una puerta secreta y descubre al otro lado una versión alternativa y mejor de su vida. Cuando este mundo aparentemente perfecto se convierte en peligroso, Coraline debe poner en juego todos sus recursos, su decisión y su valor para escapar de él y salvar a su familia
Giants' first steps ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"The twenty-five films collected here represent the first steps of many of the most acclaimed directors working in animation today. While some of these early efforts are tentative experiments -- exploring what could be done with specific techniques or new technologies -- others are complete stories, already reflecting the director's narrative sensibility and personal perspective."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Henry Selick Amerikaans filmregisseur
Henry Selick regista, produttore cinematografico e scrittore statunitense
Henry Selick US-amerikanischer Autor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur
Χένρι Σέλικ
Генри Селик
Генрі Селік
הנרי סליק
هنري سيليك
هنری سیلیک فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
셀릭, 헨리 1952-
ヘンリー・セリック
亨利·謝利克
Languages
English (295)
French (16)
Multiple languages (16)
German (15)
Spanish (12)
Italian (11)
Turkish (2)
Portuguese (1)
Dutch (1)
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