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Olson, Nancy 1928-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 162 publications in 4 languages and 6,176 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  History  Bibliography  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by  Nancy Olson Publications by Nancy Olson
Most widely held works about Nancy Olson
 
Most widely held works by Nancy Olson
Sunset Boulevard ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,766 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 young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
The absent minded professor by Walt Disney ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in English 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 )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
Pollyanna by Walt Disney ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pollyanna is an orphan who brings sunshine into the lives of everyone she meets, but her strict Aunt Polly is too concerned with appearances and local politics to appreciate her niece. It isn't until Pollyanna almost dies that Aunt Polly realizes the power of love and "finding something to be glad about."
Son of flubber ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and held by 559 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 )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 341 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 )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1980 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Big Jim McLain ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 221 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
Union Station ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 123 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
Battle cry ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 101 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
Medical information and computers : a bibliography by Nancy Olson ( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Force of arms ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 32 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
Mr. Music ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 31 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
Monte là-d'ssus The absent minded professor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Ned Brainard is a lovable but bumbling science teacher who accidentally invents an incredible anti-gravity substance--"flubber."
TCM greatest classic films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Battle of the Bulge (1965, 170 min.): 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 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 6 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
A House of Ancient Greece a unit of social studies materials and activities for the upper elementary grades ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... introduces fifth and sixth grade children to the everyday life of an ancient Greek household, and to archeology as a tool for learning about people's lives long ago."
Contemporary clothing : teacher's resource guide by Nancy Olson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boy from Oklahoma ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 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
Viale del tramonto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Italian and held by 4 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
Olson-Livingston, Nancy 1928-
Languages
English (98)
French (4)
Spanish (1)
Italian (1)
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