WorldCat Identities

Nicholson, James H. 1916-1972

Works: 104 works in 196 publications in 3 languages and 3,800 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Horror films  Beach party films  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
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 )

14 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 18th century, Mr. Earnshaw returns to his home, Wuthering Heights, with a young orphan named Heathcliff. Initially, Earnshaw's children, Cathy and Hindley, are unreceptive to the untamed urchin but in time the inevitable happens-- Cathy and Heathcliff fall in love
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 317 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 Roger Corman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and German and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To keep his sister from wedding, bearing children and thus spreading the family curse, the last Usher madman commits the living body of his sister to a ghastly tomb
Beach party( Visual )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and held by 308 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 284 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 comedy of terrors The raven by Jacques Tourneur( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 182 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 legend of Hell House by John Hough( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 172 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 172 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 born losers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 152 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
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
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 124 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 83 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
The premature burial by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 65 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
Pajama party( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in English and held by 65 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
Bloody mama by Roger Corman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 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 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Dunwich long ago experienced horrible occurrences. When a young man gets hold of 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 49 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 42 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
How to make a monster Blood of Dracula( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make a monster - A studio makeup artist goes berserk and turns his creations into zombie-like killers. Blood of Dracula - A teenage girl is furious with her father's decision to re-marry, so he promptly packs her off to the Sherwood School for Girls. The girl's pent-up rage makes her an ideal subject for a deranged instructor's experiment which ultimately turns the beautiful girl into a blood thirsty monster
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Alternative Names
Hartford, James 1916-1972

James H. Nicholson American film producer

James H. Nicholson producteur de cinéma américain

James H. Nicholson produttore cinematografico statunitense

Nicholson, James H.

Джеймс Х. Николсон

Pajama partyThe Dunwich horror