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Van Ness Films

Overview
Works: 113 works in 167 publications in 1 language and 3,396 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Television comedies  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Variety shows (Television programs)  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Interviews  Case studies  Excerpts 
Classifications: G530.T6, 791.4572
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Most widely held works by Van Ness Films
Behind The planet of the apes by David Comtois( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the production and filming of the motion picture The planet of the apes and its sequels, which explored religious, social, and political issues through the relationship between apes and humans and between slaves and masters in an imaginary future world. Also looks at the spin-off television programs and merchandise. Includes interviews with stars Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter
Titanic the complete story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend lives on: Lifeboats edge away from the crippled liner as futile SOS signals flare into the night - leaving 1500 passengers to parish in a watery grave. Also, witness the deep sea expedition to unearth Titanic's secrets
Marilyn Monroe the final days by Andy Warhol( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2006 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marilyn Monroe's final project, "Something's got to give," has become one of the most talked about unfinished films in history. The story of the film and Marilyn's last days were seemingly lost ... until now. Through interviews, never-before-seen footage and an edited reconstruction of "Something's got to give" this presentation provides a look at the last act in the life of the world's most famous and tragic superstar."--Container
Small steps, big strides( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This tribute celebrates African American silver screen legends. Included are interviews and rare footage documenting the kinds of roles black actors were first given, the challenges these performers met, and the real behind-the-scenes story of their acceptance and triumphs in Hollywood
Bill Robinson Mr. Bojangles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video looks at the lifework of Bill Robinson, known as Mr. Bojangles
Shirley Temple the biggest little star( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the life of the most successful child actor, singer and dancer in Hollywood, including her later career in political appointments as UN delegate, Ambassador to Ghana, and Ambassador to Czechoslovakia
Andy Griffith Hollywood's homespun hero( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at actor Andy Griffith's acting career from stage to screen. Traces his life from a small town kid to one of Hollywood's biggest heroes
Paul Newman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Handsome, rugged, tender, serious and funny, he is [the] consummate movie star. Biography flashes back on the life of this outstanding actor, director, businessman, and racecar driver to see just what makes him tick"--Container
Hidden Hollywood treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This behind-the-scenes look inside the studio freatures a dazzling array of singing, dancing and comedy routines cut from classic Hollywood films. Rescued from oblivion, these sequences have been restored to their original, pristine condition and are now presented -- in their entirety -- for the first time ever."--Container
Hidden Hollywood II more treasures from the 20th Century Fox vaults( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"See a cavalcade of stars at the top of their form in this dazzling collection of previously 'lost' cinematic treasures."--Container
Sophia Loren actress, Italian style( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at Sophia Loren's life. Includes interviews with actors and directors
Anna and the king the true story of Anna Leonowens( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her amazing tales of life in a exotic land captivated the public and were immortalized on stage and screen.This video explores the life and adventures of teacher and author Anna Leonowens
Cinema Combat Hollywood goes to war( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This compilation chronicles war films from 1898 to the 1990's
Silver screen II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlon Brando, Johnny Depp, Steve McQueen, and James Dean. All show a reluctance to fit the Hollywood mold and set the standard for what's cool. They're physically gorgeous outsiders - men that women wanted to be with and men simply wanted to be. These original anti-heroes with their naturalist approach to acting are American originals - outcasts, misfits, undeniable stars, and all, irresistible mavericks
Hugh Hefner American playboy( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... BIOGRAPHY goes behind the closed doors of the famed Playboy Mansion for a close look of the Hefner legend."--Container
The Carol Burnett Show show stoppers by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two episodes of the television show featuring a variety of comedy skits, songs, dances, and satires ; includes introductions to each episode by Carol Burnette, Tim Conway, and Harvey Korman
20th Century Fox the blockbuster years( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "insider's look" at four decades of movie-making at 20th Century Fox. Features behind-the-scenes footage, rare screen tests, interviews with film luminaries such as Tom Hanks, Richard Zanuck, George Lucas and others, plus memorable moments from films such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Patton, Star Wars, Speed, Independence Day, Titanic, X-men and others
Bela Lugosi Hollywood's dark prince( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An instant star for his portrayal of Count Dracula, Bela Lugosi is almost as well known for his work with director Ed Wood. His battle with substance abuse, his broken marriages and his erratic career are all part of the story of one of America's best known horror film stars
 
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Alternative Names
Foxstar Productions. Van Ness Films

Van Ness Films, Inc.

Languages
English (43)

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Small steps, big stridesAndy Griffith Hollywood's homespun heroPaul Newman