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Playhouse Video

Overview
Works: 269 works in 442 publications in 1 language and 15,556 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Legends  Fiction  History  Musical films  Fairy tales  Television adaptations  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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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 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Johnny Appleseed ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
" ... Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds."--Container
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat by Seuss ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young children face the sad prospect of rainy day boredom. Then in walks the madcap mischief-maker who won't leave till he finds his moss-covered, three handled gredunza. The search virtually destroys the house, only to be magically cleaned-up by the Cat in the Hat in just the nick of time. The afternoon becomes fun indeed!
How to eat fried worms ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 334 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
The Lorax by Seuss ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 325 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
Cinderella by Shelley Duvall ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interpretive fairy tale of the young girl whose fairy godmother helps her win the love of the prince despite her evil stepmother and two stepsisters
Betty Smith's A tree grows in Brooklyn by Elia Kazan ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 269 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 255 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
Dr. Seuss on the loose ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Zax: are two stubborn creatures who absolutely refuse to step aside for each other when they cross paths
Annie Oakley ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 247 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
Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A Milne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four Winnie-the-Pooh stories presented by storyteller, Willie Rushton and based on the original illustrations. Animated and live action
Conrack by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 240 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
The Princess and the pea by Toni Bill ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prince's domineering mother insists on an unusual test to find a true princess
The gunfighter by Henry King ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy Ringo, the deadliest shot in the West, has decided to end his killing days, but is constantly pursued by young gunners determined to shoot the great man. He returns to Cayenne, hoping to resume a life with his estranged wife. But with more young gunslingers aiming for him, he has to put his fate in the hands of the sheriff, his old bandit buddy
The Three little pigs ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 217 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
Halloween is Grinch night by Seuss ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 217 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
Music and feelings ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 207 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
Wishbone in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A supertitious schoolmaster, in love with a wealthy farmer's daughter, has a terrifying encounter with a headless horseman
The littlest Rebel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 198 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
Modern times by Charlie Chaplin ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Little Tramp is an oppressed assembly-line factory worker who is used as a guinea pig for his employer's test of a new "Automatic Feeding Machine". He battles it out with technology, unemployment, jail, burglars, demanding customers and bosses. In the midst of his tribulations, he meets up with the girl of his dreams, "The Gamin."15
 
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Alternative Names
CBS Fox Video. Playhouse Video
Languages
English (66)
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