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Nelson, Jerry 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 275 works in 485 publications in 2 languages and 20,764 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Children's films  Musical films  Puppet films  Children's television programs  Film adaptations  Christmas films  Puppet television programs 
Roles: Puppeteer, Actor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Conductor, Narrator, Animator
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jerry Nelson
Publications by Jerry Nelson
Publications by Jerry Nelson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Jerry Nelson
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( visu )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,729 libraries worldwide
On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
The Muppet Christmas carol by Jim Henson( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
'Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Academy Award winner Michael Caine (Best Supporting Actor, 1999, The Cider House Rules) gives a performance that's anything but "Bah, humbug!" as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Together with kind, humble, Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, the Spirits open Scrooge's eyes -- and his heart -- to the true meaning of Christmas. Filled with original music and dazzling special effects, this restored and remastered 20th Anniversary Edition of The Muppet Christmas Carol will become a holiday tradition your family will treasure all the days of the year. - Container
The Muppets take Manhattan by H. B Gilmour( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
The Muppets take their musical show to Broadway, but discover the road there is not as straight as they had hoped
Muppet Treasure Island by Jim Henson( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn!
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Our heroes arrive in London to interview Lady Holiday, a high-fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace has just been stolen. But when Kermit mistakes lovely receptionist/would-be model Miss Piggy for her aristocratic employer, its love at first sight. Unfortunately, Lady Holiday's scheming brother is also wooing the sultry swine - so he can frame her for another brazen jewel heist! Now it's up to Kermit and his Muppet pals to clear Piggy's name and catch the real culprits
Emmet Otter's jug-band Christmas by Jim Henson( visu )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 699 libraries worldwide
In Frogtown Hollow live Emmet and Ma Otter, a family with little money but lots of love. With Christmas coming, they want very much to buy each other a store-bought gift, but are barely scraping by doing odd jobs. When a local talent contest offers a special prize. Emmet must make a sacrifice to join his jug band for the competition. Will the jug band prevail or will fierce competition from the Riverbottom Gang steal the show - and the prize?
Sesame Street ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
Halloween is a time of jack-o-lanterns, dressing up, and lots of silliness on Sesame Street. Share the surprises as they learn to carve pumpkins, make scarecrows, and discover that monsters don't really have to be scary!
Elmo says boo! by Sesame Street( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Elmo visits the Count's spooky castle, where his friends have come for some Halloween fun
I am Big Bird : the Caroll Spinney story ( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
For 45 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and at 81 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, features extraordinary footage of Spinney's earliest collaborations with Jim Henson as it traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon
Elmo's world ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
The entire cast of Sesame Street is part of the 35th Anniversary Special celebration. Join in this walk down Sesame Street with Elmo and sing along with a brand new song that celebrates the Street everyone knows and loves!
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street ( visu )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
How does Santa get down all those skinny little chimneys? While trying to solve this riddle, Big Bird discovers that the true miracle of Christmas is the spirit of loving and sharing
Friends to the rescue ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 libraries worldwide
After a hurricane hits Sesame Street, Big Bird is heartbroken to discover that his nest has been destroyed. All of Sesame Street joins together to rebuild Big Bird's nest twig by twig and raise his spirits hug by hug
Sesame Street. 1969-1974 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
This three-disc set the season features the premiere episodes of each of the first five seasons of Sesame Street. Each is available as a complete episode or as highlights, and is preceded by a new animated introduction, and by a disclaimer that "these early Sesame Street episodes are intended for grownups and may not suit the needs of today's preschool child." There are four slight alterations to the episodes because of rights issues, which are otherwise complete as originally aired. Episodes include Show 1 that aired on November 10, 1969; Show 131, airdate November 9, 1970; Show 276 from November 8, 1971; Show 406 on November 27, 1972, and Show 536 from November 19, 1973
Sing yourself silly! by Sesame Street( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
The Muppets sing the nuttiest, silliest, and funniest songs ever
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Doc and his dog Sprocket have a hole in their wall, behind which live little furry creatures known as Fraggles in a place called Fraggle Rock. The Rock is also home to the Doozers and the Gorgs. One gang of Fraggles, under the guidance of the all-knowing Trash Heap, learn about each other and their neighbors and eventually everyone becomes friends
Let's eat! : [funny food songs] by Wiggles (Musical group)( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Grover the waiter has a new job at Planet Storybook, where he hobnobs with famous storybook characters. When his favorite customer, who happens to be a picky eater, comes in to eat Grover introduces him to all the fabulous foods that he could be enjoying
Sing, hoot & howl : with the Sesame Street animals ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
Big Bird leads a musical menagerie in some of the funniest and silliest songs ever
Cookie Monster's best bites ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
A compilation of the best bits of Sesame Street's "connoisseur de crumbs", Cookie Monster! Includes six songs
Elmo and the orchestra ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Join Elmo as he learns about classical music, the Sesame Street way! Featuring musical excerpts from the following composers: Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Grieg, Handel, Haydn, Khachaturian, Mozart, Offenbach, Paganini, Rimsky-Korsakov, Saint-Saëns, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Wagner
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Boober Gorg; after being hit on the head with a raddish Boober thinks he is a Gorg. Blanket of snow, blanket of woe; Mokey forgets to cover Marjory the Trash Heap before the first snowfall. Inspector red; Red plays detective to solve a strange and bizarre mystery
 
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Jerry Nelson Amerikaans zanger
Jerry Nelson amerikansk sångare
Jerry Nelson amerikansk sanger
Jerry Nelson amerikansk songar
Jerry Nelson bonequeiro/marioneteiro e dublador/dobrador americano
Jerry Nelson burrattinaio statunitense
Jerry Nelson US-amerikanischer Puppenspieler
Nelson, Jerry L. 1934-
Джерри Нельсон
ג'רי נלסון
ג'רי נלסון זמר אמריקאי
جری نلسن خواننده آمریکایی
جيري نيلسون
ジェリー・ネルソン
Languages
English (123)
Portuguese (1)
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