WorldCat Identities

Olson, Nancy 1928-

Overview
Works: 83 works in 231 publications in 4 languages and 7,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Film noir  Comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Olson
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with a young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him in a scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
Pollyanna by Walt Disney( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 1,463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan changes the heart of an entire town due to her own optimistic outlook on life
The absent minded professor by Walt Disney( Visual )

32 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic about a professor that invents an anti-gravity substance he names flubber, that makes inanimate objects and people fly
Sunset Blvd.( Visual )

2 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Son of flubber( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to 'The Absent-Minded Professor, ' the scientist has now invented Flubbergas, and anyone who inhales it floats away
Snowball express( Visual )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A New York accountant inherits a hotel in the Rocky Mountains, quits his job and moves his family out West to beautiful Colorado. They find their "estate" dilapidated and try to make the best of it
Patterngrams; how to copy designs at home by Nancy Olson( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Jim McLain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee investigators Jim McLain and Mal Baxter attempt to break up a ring of Communist Party troublemakers who are a worldwide terror ring headquartered in Hawaii
Battle cry( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic ode to World War II Marine heroism and homefront sacrifice "Battle Cry", directed by action master Raoul Walsh, follows new recruits from boot camp to a New Zealand base of operations to the war they knew would someday come their way: the bloody invasion of Saipan
Union Station( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Returning to the city from her wealthy employer's residence, Joyce Willecombe (Nancy Olson), spots two armed men on the train. She reports them to the conductor who radios the Station's police. Once at Union Station she points out the men to Lt. William Calhoun (William Holden), head of the station's police squad and they find out that the gunmen are members of a gang who have kidnapped her employer's blind daughter and are seeking a $100,000 ransom. The Chicago police headed by inspector Donnelly (Barry Fitzgerald), and the FBI are both called in"--Container
Making love( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple has to come to terms when the husband finds himself falling in love with another man
Force of arms( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winter, 1943. The German army has halted the American advance in the mountains of Italy; back-and-forth combat decimates Joe Peterson's platoon. On leave in Naples, Joe meets WAC lieutenant Eleanor MacKay; initially cool, she begins to melt during a bombing raid. Their romance develops despite Joe's periodic returns to the front. But whether he'll come back in the end becomes more than doubtful ..."--IMDb website
Medical information and computers : a bibliography by Nancy Olson( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Music by Richard Haydn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an effort to help Paul Merrick with his composing, a producer hires a young, no-nonsense Girl Friday, and a spark of romance appears, along with guest performers Marge and Gower Champion, Peggy Lee, and Groucho Marx
TCM greatest classic films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Battle of the Bulge Five months after D-Day, most American soldiers think the German army is broken. The Germans think otherwise. To buy time for their invincible new jets, they launch a furious offensive
The boy from Oklahoma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wandering across the New Mexico territory, law student Tom Brewster mails his final exam from Bluerock, a corrupt town whose sheriff was recently killed. So when the stagecoach is robbed and the letters stolen, Tom is offered the lawman's position when it's learned he won't carry a gun. Armed with only a rope and his wits, Tom attempts to clean up the town and track down the killers without ending up in Boot Hill." -- Container
Boulevard du Crepuscule( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
Smith! by A Smith( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acclaimed actor Glenn Ford stars as SMITH, a determined and loyal friend to the many Native Americans who live on and around his modern-day ranch. So when Gabriel Jimmyboy is wrongfully accused of murder, he hides out in an old shack on Smith's land. Tensions rise when a mean and racist sheriff tracks Jimmyboy onto Smith's property and suspects the rancher of helping the fugitive escape. After turning himself in to the police and standing trial, Jimmyboy's main witness is thrown in jail and it's Smith to the rescue to bail him out. But will they make it in time? Find out in this simple yet exciting story of hope against all odds
The John Wayne film collection : Allegheny uprising ; Reunion in France ; Without reservations ; Tycoon ; Big Jim McLain ; Trouble along the way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without reservations: An author is looking for a man to play the leading role in the film version of her book when she meets returning World War II soldiers on a train, and she is determined to turn one of them into the needed actor
Viale del tramonto by Billy Wilder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Italian and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mentre il suo cadavere galleggia nella piscina di una villa, la voce fuori campo dello sceneggiatore Joe Gillis ripercorre la storia della sua relazione con Norma Desmond, anziana diva del muto che vive isolata insieme al maggiordomo, immersa nel culto del passato e nella vana attesa di un ritorno sul set: convinto a scriverle una sceneggiatura, Gillis ne diventa il mantenuto, l'amante ed infine la vittima. (Mereghetti)
 
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Alternative Names
Nancy Olson actrice américaine

Nancy Olson actriu estatunidenca

Nancy Olson actriz estadounidense

Nancy Olson Amerikaans actrice

Nancy Olson amerikansk skådespelare

Nancy Olson amerikansk skodespelar

Nancy Olson amerikansk skuespiller

Nancy Olson attrice statunitense

Nancy Olson US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Nensi Olson

Olson-Livingston, Nancy 1928-

Νάνσυ Όλσον

Ненси Олсон

Ненсі Олсон

Олсон, Нэнси

ננסי אולסון

ננסי אולסון שחקנית אמריקאית

نانسی اولسون بازیگر آمریکایی

نینسی اولسن

낸시 올슨

ナンシー・オルソン

Languages
English (148)

French (5)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Force of armsMr. MusicThe John Wayne film collection : Allegheny uprising ; Reunion in France ; Without reservations ; Tycoon ; Big Jim McLain ; Trouble along the way