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Video Images (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,070 works in 1,447 publications in 2 languages and 8,253 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Political fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works  Silent films  Television plays  Film and video adaptations  Experimental films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Video Images (Firm)
School for scandal ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 462 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 274 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 )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1998 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short film with a devastating effect. A man is about to be hanged, accused of sabotage during the Civil War. Manipulating the flow of time, the film tells the story of his final moments on the gallows. Winner of an Academy Award and the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. Highly recommended
Le bourgeois gentilhomme The would-be gentleman by Molière( Visual )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in French and English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A screen adaptation of Moliere's comedy, this is a lively satire on the pretensions of a rich but silly man to the snobberies of the aristocracy
Animal farm by George Orwell( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This rendering of Orwell's classic is set in the beautiful Irish countryside and populated with a wide variety of barnyard animals. Chaos ensues when the animals take over the farm
The plow that broke the plains The river by Pare Lorentz( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first work depicts the social and economic history of the Great Plains from the settlement of prairies by cattlemen and farmers through the World War I boom to drought and depression. The second work examines the L.M.S. Railway and the Royal Mail system prior to World War II
A Doll's house by George 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 128 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 )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Shakespeare's well known comedy. A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, and goodwill. Although shortened from the original, this version is considered an honest interpretation of the play, with no modern day additions
Truman Capote's A Christmas memory ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 119 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
The Battleship Potemkin by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )
6 editions published between 1925 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of actual events: the fierce mutiny aboard a battleship in Czarist Russia (1905) and the bloody aftermath in Odessa, in which the Czar's troops ruthlessly massacred hundreds of innocent civilians who had sympathized with the mutineers
Phedre by Jean Racine( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in French and held by 102 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
Avant garde and experimental films ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of five experimental short silent films with accompanying musical soundtracks made between 1928 and 1934
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Das Leben von Adolf Hitler ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 88 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 )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and French and held by 81 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1951 and 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A modern dress version of Shakespeare's play set in Fascist Italy
Ten days that shook the world by Sergei Eisenstein( Visual )
in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts events of the Russian revolution of October 1917. Describes the Kerensky regime and the European War, and discusses the conflicting plans and ambitions of various participants
The General by Buster Keaton( Visual )
4 editions published between 1926 and 1984 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about a young southerner who repeatedly tried to enlist in the Confederate Army but who was refused because he was of more value to the cause as the engineer of The General
 
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Languages
English (89)
French (17)