WorldCat Identities

Nicholson, James H. 1916-1972

Works: 119 works in 218 publications in 2 languages and 3,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Musical films  Beach party films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Romance films 
Roles: pre, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about James H Nicholson
Most widely held works by James H Nicholson
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heathcliff and Cathy's tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's retaliation concludes the tale of terror and hatred on the Yorkshire Moors
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Alan Birkinshaw( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company. Martin Scorsese's second feature was made for budget-conscious Roger Corman
The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic horror tales
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beach blanket bingo. Singing sensation Sugar Kane parachutes onto the beach in a rigged publicity stunt, and Frankie, Dee Dee and the gang decide to take sky diving lessons
Wild in the streets( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild in the streets: When 15 year olds are given the right to vote, they elect a rock star as president and take over the government enforcing mandatory retirement at age 30
The legend of Hell House by John Hough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A physicist, his assistant, along with a medium and a survivor of an apparenlty paranormal attack are hired to investigate the case of a haunted mansion, which has already claimed the lives of prior investigators
The born losers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious "half-Indian/half-white ex-Green Beret" Billy Jack single-handedly battles a rampaging bunch of rough bikers in a sleepy little California community
The comedy of terrors ; The raven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
Fireball 500( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireball 500: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb of Ligeia is the story of a dead wife who comes back as a ferocious cat on a deadly game of cat and mouse with her husband's new wife. An evening of Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price narrating four of Edgar Allan Poe's most horrifying classics including "The tell tale heart," "The sphinx," "The cask of Amontillado' and "The pit and the pendulum."
Bucket of blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walter Paisley, a strange little busboy at a beatnik coffeehouse, seeks love and acceptance from the poets and artist he serves by becoming a "sculptor". When his more than life-like creations are declared masterpieces, fame and fortune follow until the horrible truth behind his work is revealed
Pajama party( Visual )

3 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The beach party crowd moves indoors for some scantily-clad, rock 'n' roll fun ... A Martian scout named Go-Go is sent to Earth to explore our planet for possible conquest. Fortunately for us Earthlings, he lands in the middle of a teenage pajama party, giving Mars second thoughts about expansion plans ..."--Container
The premature burial by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

X, the man with the X-ray eyes: Dr. James Xavier is a brilliant but unorthodox researcher whose work with human sight has yielded an experimental chemical that may vastly increase the range of what we can see. Despite the misgivings and warnings of the two people closest to him, Dr. Diane Fairfax and Dr. Sam Brant, he uses it on himself and finds that he is able to look inside the human body in real-time. This gives him the ability to save the life of a patient in surgery, but in the process, he offends a top physician and calls his own judgment into question. He won't stop or even slow his experiments, however, and when Sam is accidentally killed trying to stop him, he is forced to flee
Bloody mama by Roger Corman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloody mama: Shelley Winters stars as Ma Barker who presides over her outlaw gang, consisting mainly of her goonish sons. Together they go on a Depression-era rampage of bank robbery, murder and kidnapping
The Dunwich horror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of the Necronomicon, a rare book on the occult, the evil begins again
What's the matter with Helen? ; Whoever slew auntie Roo?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side A. What's the matter with Helen? Two middle-aged women abandon the American heartland and head West after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder. They begin an idyllic new life, opening a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom. But that life begins to crack. A stranger lurks. The phone rings menacingly. It isn't a tinsel that's beneath Tinseltown's surface-it's terror. Side B. Whoever slew auntie Roo? This is a retelling of the old tale of Hansel and Gretel, but set in England in the 1920s. To the children and staff at the orphanage, Auntie Roo is a kindly American widow who gives them a lavish Christmas party each year in her mansion, Forrest Grange. In reality, she is a severely disturbed woman, who keeps the mummified remains of her little daughter in a nursery in the attic. One Christmas, her eye falls upon a little girl who reminds her of her daughter and she imprisons her in her attic. Nobody believes her brother, Christopher, when he tells them what has happened, so he goes to rescue her
The Wild angels by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The action is set in motion when a bike is stolen from the Hells Angels. An epic chase to retrieve the bike ensues as the bikers spread fear and trembling wherever they ride"--Container
The comedy of terrors by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hinchley and Trumbull Funeral Parlor is on the verge of financial ruin. Hinchley, 92 years old and senile, had entrusted the business to his lazy, drunken son-in-law, Trumbull. To make matters worse, their landlord is now threatening to evict them. Forced to act, Trumbull devises a murderous scheme that will drum up new "customers" and pay back his landlord at the same time
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Alternative Names
Hartford, James 1916-1972

James H. Nicholson producteur de cinéma américain

James H. Nicholson productor de cine estadounidense

James H. Nicholson produttore cinematografico statunitense

Nicholson, James H.

Джеймс Х. Николсон

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English (78)

German (1)

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