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Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 639 works in 1,104 publications in 3 languages and 30,990 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television programs  Historical films  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Copyright holder, Director, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Sarah plain and tall by Patricia MacLachlan( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the year 1910, New Englander Sarah Wheaton answers an ad for a mail-order bride placed by Kansas farmer Jacob Witting, a widower rearing two children. She begins a 30 day trial period as their guest and enthusiastically assumes all motherly responsibilities. As the days pass, this lonely, motherless family gradually opens their hearts to Sarah and slowly comes to terms with their painful past. Their lives again become spontaneous and magical. Love and respect replace fear and distrust as they join together as a family"--Container
It's a wonderful life by James Stewart( Visual )
16 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a would-be suicide is convinced by his guardian angel not to take his life
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American prizefighter returns to the Irish town of his birth to find solitude but instead falls in love
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A cavalry unit on the Mexican border in the 1880s conducts a vain campaign against marauding Indians. Lt. Col. Kirby (John Wayne) is given informal permission to cross the Rio Grande and smoke the Apaches from their hideout, although it will mean a courtmartial for him
High noon by Gary Cooper( Visual )
11 editions published between 1952 and 1992 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In High noon, a retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. In The making of High noon, Leonard Maltin gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a classic film
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic story of murder, witchcraft, and revenge, Macbeth, driven by overwhelming ambition and an unscrupulous wife murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. He begins a violent reign of terror and execution in a desperate attempt to maintain his power. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife rapidly descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as the weight of their crimes proves their undoing. The 21 minutes cut upon its initial release have been put back, and the original soundtrack, with the cast using Scottish accents has been restored
O pioneers! by Glenn Jordan( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the turn of the century, an immigrant's daughter inherits her family's Nebraska farm and her father's fierce love for the land. Fifteen years later she has made the family a fortune through her canny management of the farm, but has never forgotten the young man who left the prairie to seek his fortune
Long day's journey into night by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife. Fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and misfit, the family is reflected by their youngest son, who at 23 is a sensitive and aspiring writer
Force of evil by Abraham Polonsky( Visual )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A racketeer's lawyer finds that his boss has found a way to bankrupt New York's "numbers banks" but gets wedged between the numbers racket and a new prosecutor's anti-crime campaign
William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's play depicting the successful conspiracy to assasinate the Roman emperor, Julius Caesar
Invasion of the body snatchers by Don Siegel( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dr. Miles Bennell becomes puzzled by his patient's disturbing behavior, he slowly begins to unravel the bizarre mystery that plagues the town. It seems an extraterrestrial form of plant life has descended on the village, giant "pods" containing formless aliens that are systematically taking over the bodies of townspeople whenever they sleep. Now only he and a small band of friends are left to warn the world of the deadly invasion!
Federico Fellini's La dolce vita by Federico Fellini( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Italian and English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist mingles with the high society of modern Rome and is alternately bewitched and sickened by what he sees
A double life by George Cukor( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an actor unable to separate the roles he plays on stage from his private life. Ronald Colman gives a brilliant performance as Anthony John, an actor playing Othello, who is obsessed by the role to the extent that he feels he must murder his ex-wife who happens to be cast as Desdemona
The red pony by Lewis Milestone( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Involves a young boy's love for his horse, and the inter-family conflict it creates. The boy's father, having married into a ranch family, finds it difficult to adjust to rural life after abandoning his teaching career. A hired ranch hand becomes the boy's source for horse training, as well as guidance and affection, while the small red pony becomes the source of the family's reconciliation
The secret garden by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the sudden death of her parents, Mary Lennox is sent from their home in India to the English estate of a distant family friend. Sad and lonely, her only interest lies in a secret garden, abandoned after a tragic accident occurred there. With the help of a local boy and Colin, her guardian's invalid son, Mary's spirit is reawakened as they bring the garden back to life
Body and soul by Robert Rossen( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charley has become the middleweight champion of the world by winning a "fixed" fight. In his devious climb to the top, Charley has become hard and arrogant, and has estranged both his mother and the girl he loves
Father Goose ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An indigent Australian beachcomber is drafted to man a strategic watching station on Matalava Island. He heroically rescues a lovely French schoolteacher and seven young students. However the school teacher sets out to try to reform him and this results in a battle of the sexes
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Miloš Forman( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Mozart during his time in Vienna, as seen through the eyes of his jealous rival Antonio Salieri. Includes music from Don Giovanni, The Abduction from the Seraglio, The Marriage of Figaro and The Magic Flute, as well as his unfinished Requiem
Madame Bovary by Claude Chabrol( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in French and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Bovary is a woman possessed by a burning hunger for life and love--and a passion that can never be fulfilled. Feeling trapped in a loveless marriage, Emma indulges herself in a lifestyle of reckless overspending and a series of shocking affairs which threaten to destroy her and everyone around her
The bells of St. Mary's by Leo McCarey( Visual )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the entire school may be razed to make way for a parking lot
 
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