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Nelson Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 215 works in 410 publications in 2 languages and 19,863 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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Most widely held works by Nelson Entertainment (Firm)
Hamlet by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 3,077 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will sex ruin a perfect relationship between a man and a woman? That's what Harry and Sally debate during their first meeting and for the next eleven years
Misery by Rob Reiner ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After crashing at sea, a group of American military cadets find themselves marooned on a deserted island. The boys band together, but as the island becomes their own, competition and power struggles split them into two groups. Ralph (Getty) leads one group and preaches civilized ingenuity and togetherness, but Jack (Furrh) wants nothing of it and builds a faction of barbaric hunters who ultimately go to war with Ralph. The powerful shift in conscience transforms ordinary kids into primal killers, setting off a devastating battle of good versus evil
City slickers by Jack Palance ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about three men friends who are going through mid-life crises. They decide that the answer to their malaise is a fantasy vacation out West where they can play cowboy on a cattle drive
Hope and glory by John Boorman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1956 and 1988 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a very special red balloon that seems to have a personality of its own
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
Texasville by Peter Bogdanovich ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Henry Higgins works to make a pretty flower girl into a young lady of society
Winter people by Ted Kotcheff ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member 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
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in German and held by 168 WorldCat member 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, her harsh, cruel punishment drives the girl to the brink of suicide
The princess bride by Cary Elwes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
The graduate by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A recent college graduate from an affluent family is seduced by the wife of his father's business partner, then subsequently falls in love with her daughter
The favor ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member 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
 
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German (1)
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