WorldCat Identities

Nicholson, James H. 1916-1972

Works: 127 works in 240 publications in 2 languages and 4,146 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Musical films  Beach party films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Romance films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime 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 )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 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
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 374 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
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 351 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 327 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
The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and German and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fall of the house of Usher: A young man visits the home of his bride-to-be, and finds her brother willing to bury her alive to prevent the continuation of the family bloodline, which he believes is tainted by an evil curse. The pit and the pendulum: Francis Barnard travels to Spain upon hearing of his sister's death there, where he discovers she may be buried alive by her husband--the son of a notorious Spanish Inquisition torturer
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 287 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
Wild in the streets( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 204 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 179 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 159 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 147 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 127 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."
Fireball 500( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 126 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
Bloody mama by Roger Corman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 100 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
Bucket of blood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 82 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 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The premature burial: A medical student and painter has an obsessive fear of being buried alive that compels him to build himself a tomb with a view, equipped with everything he can think of to escape death. But when his long-suffering wife convinces him to destroy the tomb, he finds himself in the gravest danger
The Dunwich horror( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 57 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 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 trip by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When TV commercial director Paul Groves suffers a crisis due to a crumbling marriage and stagnating career, he begins to experiment with LSD to free himself artistically
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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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