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Nelson, Jerry 1934-2012

Overview
Works: 271 works in 413 publications in 2 languages and 19,375 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Comedy films  Puppet films  Musical films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated television programs  Puppet television programs 
Roles: Puppeteer , Actor, Performer, Author, Arranger, Conductor, Animator , Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerry Nelson
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson's Sesame Street Muppets( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 1,688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
The Muppets take Manhattan by Frank Oz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Muppets tasted success with a college musical, and are now ready for Broadway to experience their talent
Muppet Treasure Island by Brian Henson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When young Jim Hawkins inherits a long-lost treasure map, he hires the great ship Hispaniola to seek his fortune. With the good Captain Smollett at the helm - and greedy Long John Silver at the heart of a dastardly plot - they set sail for adventure only to discover danger at every turn!
The great Muppet caper by Jim Henson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our heroes arrive in London to interview Lady Holiday, a high-fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace has just been stolen. But when Kermit mistakes lovely receptionist/would-be model Miss Piggy for her aristocratic employer, its love at first sight. Unfortunately, Lady Holiday's scheming brother is also wooing the sultry swine - so he can frame her for another brazen jewel heist! Now it's up to Kermit and his Muppet pals to clear Piggy's name and catch the real culprits
Sesame Street( Visual )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halloween is a time of jack-o-lanterns, dressing up, and lots of silliness on Sesame Street. Share the surprises as they learn to carve pumpkins, make scarecrows, and discover that monsters don't really have to be scary!
Elmo says boo! by Sesame Street( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmo visits the Count's spooky castle, where his friends have come for some Halloween fun
Emmet Otter's jug-band Christmas by Jim Henson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Frogtown Hollow live Emmet and Ma Otter, a family with little money but lots of love. With Christmas coming, they want very much to buy each other a store-bought gift, but are barely scraping by doing odd jobs. When a local talent contest offers a special prize. Emmet must make a sacrifice to join his jug band for the competition. Will the jug band prevail or will fierce competition from the Riverbottom Gang steal the show - and the prize?
I am Big Bird : the Caroll Spinney story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 46 years, Caroll Spinney has been beloved by generations of children as the man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. A loving portrait of the man in the yellow suit, features extraordinary footage of Spinney's earliest collaborations with Jim Henson as it traces his journey from bullied child to childhood icon
Elmo's world( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is an unforgettable adventure at Sesame Street as Elmo's favourite Sesame Street friends pay a visit to Elmo's world. The entire cast of Sesame Street is part of the celebration, including Big Bird, Bert and Ernie, the Count and Cookie Monster. Join in this walk down Sesame Street with Elmo and sing along with a brand new song that celebrates the Street everyone knows and loves!
Friends to the rescue( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a hurricane hits Sesame Street, Big Bird is heartbroken to discover that his nest has been destroyed. All of Sesame Street joins together to rebuild Big Bird's nest twig by twig and raise his spirits hug by hug
Sesame Street. 1969-1974( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-disc set the season features the premiere episodes of each of the first five seasons of Sesame Street. Each is available as a complete episode or as highlights, and is preceded by a new animated introduction, and by a disclaimer that "these early Sesame Street episodes are intended for grownups and may not suit the needs of today's preschool child." There are four slight alterations to the episodes because of rights issues, which are otherwise complete as originally aired. Episodes include Show 1 that aired on November 10, 1969; Show 131, airdate November 9, 1970; Show 276 from November 8, 1971; Show 406 on November 27, 1972, and Show 536 from November 19, 1973
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Christmas Eve on Sesame Street, and everyone is joining in the excitement--until a question from Oscar throws Big Bird into a tailspin. "How does a guy like Santa Claus, who's built like a dump truck, come down all those skinny little chimneys?" Oscar asks. Suddenly, Big Bird is worried that if he can't answer the question, there won't be any presents on Christmas. With the help of all his Sesame Street Friends, Big Bird attempts to solve the mystery. But in the process, he discovers that the true miracle of Christmas isn't the presents under the tree, but the spirit of loving and sharing
Sing yourself silly! by Sesame Street( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Bird and his friends invite you to have some silly fun with eleven of their favorite silly songs
Let's eat! : [funny food songs]( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grover the waiter introduces his customers to all the fabulous foods that they can enjoy from breakfast right through a big tasty lunch
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a group of furry creatures called Fraggles who live in an underground home called Fraggle Rock, and their neighbors the Doozers, and the Gorgs
Sing, hoot & howl : with the Sesame Street animals( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big Bird leads a musical menagerie in some of the funniest and silliest songs ever
Cookie Monster's best bites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of the best bits of Sesame Street's "connoisseur de crumbs", Cookie Monster! Includes six songs
Elmo and the orchestra( Recording )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Elmo as he learns about classical music, the Sesame Street way!
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boober Gorg; after being hit on the head with a raddish Boober thinks he is a Gorg. Blanket of snow, blanket of woe; Mokey forgets to cover Marjory the Trash Heap before the first snowfall. Inspector red; Red plays detective to solve a strange and bizarre mystery
Jim Henson's Fraggle rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catch a tail by the tiger: When Gobo doesn't receive his usual postcard from his uncle, he realizes he must venture into outer space to look for him. Believe it or not: Wembley and Red find a creature who is whatever you think it is. All work and all play: Cotterpin Doozer decides she'd rather be a Fraggle than a Doozer
 
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Jerry Nelson Amerikaans zanger

Jerry Nelson amerikansk sångare

Jerry Nelson amerikansk sanger

Jerry Nelson amerikansk songar

Jerry Nelson bonequeiro/marioneteiro e dublador/dobrador americano

Jerry Nelson burrattinaio statunitense

Jerry Nelson US-amerikanischer Puppenspieler

Nelson, Jerry L. 1934-

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