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Avon Productions

Overview
Works: 16 works in 51 publications in 2 languages and 3,531 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  History  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Avon Productions
Cat on a hot tin roof by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son
Jailhouse rock ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he becomes an overnight sensation. As he becomes a superstar, his desire for fame and money may cause him to forget the people who got him there
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rebel without a cause (1955): The adolescent son of a well-to-do family gets into trouble with other kids and the police
The Brothers Karamazov by Richard Brooks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fyodor Karamazov is the wealthy father of four grown sons: Dmitri, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father; Ivan, the intellectual; pious Alexe; and half-brother Smerdyakov. Tensions erupt to a murderous end when libertine father and romantic son find themselves vying for the affections of the same woman, the wild Grushenka. Finding themselves adrift without the dark anchor that held them together, the four brothers must now find peace, each in their own way
The gazebo ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A television writer/director murders the blackmailer of his actress wife and buries the body under the backyard gazebo
4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jailhouse rock: After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. It happened at the World's Fair: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose father has disappeared. Stay away, Joe: Native American rodeo rider, Joe Lightcloud, a Navajo whose family still lives on the reservation, returns to the reservation in a white Cadillac convertible with which he proceeds to drive cattle. Charro! Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals
Julius Caesar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's classic tale of Julius Caesar's assassination at the hands of the Roman senate
The honeymoon machine ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about two American sailors who attempt to utilize the Navy's electronic computer "Max" to win at roulette
Don't go near the water ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a small island in the South Pacific, the Navy's P.R. department is spending WWII without getting near a ship. Lt. Max Siegal is the Second in command to a clueless Commanding Officer who believes Sea Duty to be the worst punishment he can give one of his men. Siegal has to keep the foreign correspondents happy, his Commander out of trouble, and find a way for one of the enlisted sailors to date the lady Lieutenant of his dreams, while convincing a school teacher that he is the man for her
Elvis rare moments with the king by Elvis Presley ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Viva Las Vegas: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix. At least, he will be ready to race once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough, but loses it when a pretty swimming pool manager takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both the race and the girl. His problems don't get any easier when rival Elmo Mancini, a fellow racer and womaniser, gets in the way
Julius Caesar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1950 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a dramatization of William Shakespeare's play entitled Julius Caesar
Die Katze auf dem heißen Blechdach by Tennessee Williams ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The members of a well-to-do Southern family gather to await the impending death of their domineering father, "Big Daddy" and are forced to face the truth about themselves as well
Ada by William Driskill ( Book )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Key witness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Set in East Los Angeles. A man witnesses the leader of a juvenile gang stab a Spanish-speaking boy for dancing with the leader's girl. When the witness agrees to testify against the gang leader, he and his family are terrorized by the gang
L.I.U.S.A ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the pages of the newspaper and the words of reporters and editors the film pictures life in Long Island as a microcosm of America. Focuses on life in suburbia with its problems of pollution, planning, housing, health care, education, and transportation
Man-sized job ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed to recruit newspaper carrier boys. Shows how newspaper carrier boys form a vital link between the newspaper and its readers, and tells the importance of providing youngsters with a challenging job that rewards them for their personal effort, and gives them a sense of responsibility and accomplishment. Features Art Linkletter
 
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Languages
English (50)
German (1)
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