WorldCat Identities

Nicholson, James H. 1916-1972

Works: 109 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 4,344 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Gangster films  Beach party films  Haunted house films  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, pre, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about James H Nicholson
Most widely held works by James H Nicholson
Wuthering heights by Emily Bront( Visual )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 512 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
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the last member of the Usher family who is obsessed by generations of evil as he prepares to meet his death
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of Usher: An English Lord fears that his sister has been buried alive, and she has. She revives, but not without causing much confusion
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 313 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
Beach blanket bingo( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 312 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 -- How to stuff a wild bikini. Continuing antics of Frankie and Dee Dee. When Frankie goes into the reserves, he fears Ricky will steal Dee Dee away, so with the help of a witch doctor he sends sea beauty Cassandra as a distraction
The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in German and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innocent couple becomes trapped in a dark mansion in this nightmare of terror. Roderick Usher is obssessed with the belief that his family is cursed and jealously guards his sister Madeline from her fiance
Beach party( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beach party: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are at the beach studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric Von Zipper and dance to Dick Dale and the Del Tones
Fireball 500( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
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
Wild in the streets( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 168 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
Muscle beach party( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ski party: Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Will these cross-dressing cross-country skiers get what they want-- or just discover that some like it cold?
The born losers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious loner/ex-marine Billy Jack single-handedly battles a rampaging bunch of rough bikers in a sleepy little California community. First of four films with Billy Jack
The comedy of terrors The raven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 135 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
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 118 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 80 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 )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 66 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 64 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 )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 61 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 )

2 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 59 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 48 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
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Alternative Names
Hartford, James 1916-1972

James H. Nicholson American film producer

James H. Nicholson produttore cinematografico statunitense

Nicholson, James H.

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