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Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,230 works in 1,861 publications in 2 languages and 69,527 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Case studies  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Musical films  Slasher films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 2,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago Omar Sharif. In the tradition of Russian novels, a multitude of characters and subplots intertwine within the film's 197 minutes plus intermission. Zhivago is married to Tonya Geraldine Chaplin, but carries on an affair with Lara Julie Christie, who has been raped by ruthless politician Komarovsky Rod Steiger. Meanwhile, Zhivago's half-brother Yevgraf Alec Guinness and the mysterious, revenge-seeking Strelnikoff Tom Courteney represent the "good" and "bad" elements of the Bolshevik revolution
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder
Murder, my sweet by Raymond Chandler ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 1,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd
The adventures of Pinocchio by Steve Barron ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
Scooby-Doo meets Batman ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The action begins as The Joker and The Penguin try to cash in on a crooked counterfeiting scheme only to be foiled by the Dynamic Trio of Batman, Robin and Scooby-Doo! But The Joker and The Penguin return to try and steal a flying suit until Scooby-Doo and the gang prove that with a little help they have what it takes to bring the sky-high scoundrels back to Earth
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Original actors, editors, and experienced directors and producers come forth to present their reflections on the 1941, RKO Radio Pictures feature release of Citizen Kane. The film showcased the directorial debut of Orson Welles and went on to earn eight Academy Award nominations. It won the Oscar for Best Screenplay
The night of the iguana by John Huston ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
Dumb and dumber by Peter Farrelly ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comedy about a pair of dim-witted friends on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes a look at the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, as he comes from the Virginia wilderness to lead in the establishment of a new government, and becomes an ambassador and then president
Hoop dreams by Steve, $d 1955- James ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the high school careers of two men as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
Joseph by Roger Young ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph, the favorite son of Jacob and the enemy of his jealous brothers is sold to a powerful Egyptian landowner. He faces unbearable tests of cruelty and pain, but he uses his cunning and wiles to carve a place for himself with honor, hoping to escape. His master's wife accuses him of treachery and rape, sealing his fate. However, he eventually saves Egypt from famine and is reunited with his family
Andersonville ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Civil War explodes, air thick with musket fire, soil drenched with the blood of kinsmen, bodies piling up like cords of wood. In the madness and fury, a small group of Union soldiers fall into the hands of the Confederate army. Overnight, they find themselves herded aboard a prison train bound for the deepest regions of the South, to a slice of Hell carved out of the Georgia clay known as Andersonville. A moving drama that tells the most tragic tales ever to come out of the Civil War
The set-up by Robert Wise ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
The mask by Chuck Russell ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mild-mannered bank clerk discovers a mysterious ancient mask that brings his innermost desires to wild, screaming life
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
 
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