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Playhouse Video

Overview
Works: 253 works in 452 publications in 1 language and 13,147 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Film adaptations  Animated films  Television adaptations  Children's television programs  Comedy films  Short films  Animated television programs 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Playhouse Video
The Secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Lorax by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Lorax" is a lovable creature who speaks for the trees, trying to stop the profit-greedy Once-ler from destroying the forest
Johnny Appleseed by Johnny Appleseed( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A madcap mischief-maker cat visits 2 bored children on a rainy day
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cinderella sings and dances her way into the prince's heart in this 1964 version of the musical with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
How to eat fried worms by Thomas Rockwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy wants a dirt bike so badly he makes a bet with his friends that for fifty dollars he'll eat a worm every day for fifteen days. Animated
A tree grows in Brooklyn( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Película que nos cuenta la infancia de una niña, describiendo sus relaciones con amigos, parientes irlandeses, etc. en el barrio de Brooklyn de principios de siglo
The Little Colonel by David Butler( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature
Halloween is Grinch night by Seuss( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sleepy peace of Hooville is disturbed by the howling soursweet wind, signaling the beginning of Grinch Night. Soon the evil Grinch sets forth with his dreaded paraphernalia wagon to terrorize the villagers, all of whom are paralyzed with fear. But one little boy, young Eukariah, sets out to save his family and town
Conrack by Martin Ritt( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an idealistic, innovative teacher on a remote South Carolina island. His unorthodox teaching methods bring him into conflict with the reactionary school superintendent
Annie Oakley by George Stevens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning her life as Phoebe Moses, little Annie becomes a master shot while still a young girl. Later her husband, marksman Frank Butler, first convinces her to change her name to something more flashy and then persuades the famed Buffalo Bill to hire Annie for his Wild West Show
Dr. Seuss on the loose( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zax: are two stubborn creatures who absolutely refuse to step aside for each other when they cross paths
The Three little pigs by James Marshall( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Faerie Tale Theatre presentation of The Three Little Pigs features Jeff Goldblum as the Big Bad Wolf, and Billy Crystal as the smart pig. Ingenious sets, colorful costumes, and hilarious make-up superbly bring this children's classic to life
The Princess and the pea by H. C Andersen( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
Winnie-the-Pooh( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Winnie-the-Pooh stories told by Winnie Rushton
The gunfighter by Henry King( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Old West, this is the tale of a man frustrated in his quest for a peaceful, law-abiding existence, both by his past and an all too violent present
Music and feelings by Fred Rogers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mister Rogers celebrates the many ways music touches our lives. Talking about feelings can be hard, but letting the people who love us know how we feel is an important part of growing
Casey at the bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1888, with baseball in its infancy, Boss Undercrawl, who rules Mudville, wants to use the local stadium as his factory's dump site. Just before a crucial game, a fan gives down-on-his-luck player Casey a magic potion to rub on his bat
The legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of the new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, and the local hero and bully Brom Bones which climaxes with the appearance of the Headless Horseman
The littlest rebel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only a plea to President Lincoln can help when the father of a plantation girl is arrested and charged with espionage against the Yankees
 
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Alternative Names
CBS Fox Video. Playhouse Video

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