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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,056 works in 1,460 publications in 2 languages and 8,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Fantasy films  Silent films  Fiction  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Historical films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Video Images (Firm)
School for scandal( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live TV adaptation of the classic Sheridan satire of 18th century English morals and manners
Nuit et brouillard Night and fog by Alain Resnais( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short documentary depicting four Nazi concentration camps by contrasting black and white films and images shot in the camps with contemporary color scenes of the same places, linked by commentary suggesting that it could happen again
An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the last minutes in the life of an American Civil War soldier about to be hanged
Le bourgeois gentilhomme The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in French and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Entertainment in the tradition of the 'Commedia Dell'arte' ; a combination of music, dance and song [performed by the Comédie Française]. ... The 'Would-Be Gentleman' in this case is adorned with an elegant dressing gown and an absurd chapeau, as he aspires to a higher station in life."--Program notes
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated adaptation of Orwell's satire in which barnyard animals revolt against their cruel master, only to be taken over by the pigs, and soon find they have succeeded in exchanging one form of tyranny for another, and are once again forced to unite in a common cause
The plow that broke the plains The river by Pare Lorentz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(#1) Presents the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the time of the settlement of the prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to the years of drought, dust, and depression. (#2) Describes the nightly journey of the "Postal Special" from London to Scotland. The train is manned entirely by postal workers and does not carry passengers. Mail is picked up, sorted on board, and dropped while the train travels at high speed. Mail bags are received and dispatched at various railway stations on the way
A Doll's house by George [director] Schaefer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All her life, Nora has been protected like a fragile possession ... a doll in a doll's house. After she marries, she becomes frustrated and realizes that, under the dominance of her husband, she will never have an identity of her own. Nora leaves her husband and children to find a new life for herself
A Midsummer night's dream( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the impetuous yearnings of love among mere mortals, especially when the woodland's elves and fairies intervene
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play, a pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reminiscence of a Christmas shared by a seven-year-old boy and a sixtyish childlike woman, with enormous love and friendship between them
Avant garde and experimental films( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five experimental short silent films with accompanying musical soundtracks made between 1928 and 1934
Phedre by Jean Racine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Racine's adaptation of the legend of Thesus, king of Athens, his wife, Phedre, and his son, Hippolyte, written in 1677
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )

6 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic reenactment of the mutiny aboard the Russian battleship Potemkin in 1905
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic and controversial film that, in many ways, defined the language of the cinema, deals with the disruptive nature of the Civil War and focuses on two families, Northern and Southern, and how the war changed their lives. One of the few films to glorify the Ku Klux Klan. With new orchestral score arranged and conducted by Eric Beheim
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare archival films of the entire life of Hitler and the Nazi party
Richard Nixon "Checkers", "Old Glory", "Resignation"( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents three separate speeches which former president Richard M. Nixon gave including one from his first campaign for national office and his last address to the nation as President
Avant garde #2( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes three silent experimental films with music scores: Symphonie diagonale (1924), L'Etoile de mar (1928), and Entr'acte (1924). The films exemplify the cinematic Dada movement of 1921-1929 in France and Germany
Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This modern dress version and live-TV adaptation of Coriolanus turns the settings of ancient Rome into Facist Italy. Starring Richard Greene, Judith Evelyn, Richard Purdy, Tom Poston
The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Th. Dreyer La passion de Jeanne D'Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the trial and execution of the famous martyr
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1926 and 1984 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buster is unable to enlist in the Confederate Army because he is in a vital job as engineer on the "General," the famous Southern train. The train is stolen by Union spies and recovered by Buster
 
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English (95)

French (19)