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Films Incorporated

Works: 3,917 works in 6,033 publications in 1 language and 38,571 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Music  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 959.7043
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Publications about Films Incorporated
Publications by Films Incorporated
Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( visu )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
A bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the 'perverts' down the hall
The Story of English by Robert McCrum( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( visu )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
The Hunters by John Marshall( visu )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
The Anderson platoon ( visu )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Follows the "Anderson Platoon," a racially integrated combat unit, for six weeks during the Vietnam War, as the soldiers eat, sleep, fight, gamble, pray and die together
Threads by Mick Jackson( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
A fictional narrative based on scientific, medical, agricultural and psychological research into what might happen after a nuclear attack on Britain. The story covers a period from a month before to 13 years after the outbreak of World War III and relates events through the experiences of two families in the English city of Sheffield
The Klan a legacy of hate in America ( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Traces the beginnings of the Klan after the Civil War to its growth in the 1920s and resurgence in the 1960s. Describes the organization's activities against Afro-Americans, Jews, Catholics, and immigrants
The five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
The brain ( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
The world's leading scientists explore modern brain research, providing a comprehensive look at the brain's basic operating principles, its major structural and functional systems, the cellular machinery which enables brain cells to communicate and other topics
Private contentment ( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
In 1945 a young soldier returns to his Southern home because of the death of his mother. While there he discovers a baffling secret in his father's life and must find a way to understand and accept his father and to come to terms with his own feelings
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( visu )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
The story of an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives in suburban America
Robert Motherwell and the New York School storming the citadel by Robert Motherwell( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
This program from the PBS American masters series explores the Abstract Expressionist movement and presents a portrait of its most important artist: Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Featured are Motherwell's last major interview, archival footage and photographs of other maverick artists (Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline), of Greenwich Village where they lived, and of events that shaped their lives. Also includes interviews with art critics and historians
Heritage civilization and the Jews by Abba Solomon Eban( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Filmed and researched over a four year period in more than eighteen nations on four continents, this series chronicles over three thousand years of Jewish peoples' history in the context of other Western religious traditions. Uses art and artifacts, historical sites and primary literary sources to tell this story of Western civilization and the experience of the Jewish people within it
Working by Studs Terkel( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Drawn from the Studs Terkel 1974 book, this musical adaptation explores the world of work, as seen in actual interview responses which reveal the attitudes, aspirations, and aggravations of people on the job
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer that deals with a young woman who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City. At the cafeteria, she meets a man and they become romantically involved. She reveals that she has survived the Holocaust and, later, that she has seen Hitler and his lieutenants in the cafeteria
Vietnam a television history ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
This series traces the events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April, 1975
Life on the Mississippi ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
An account of a young man's apprenticeship as a river pilot on the Mississippi River
The wave by Ron Jones( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
As a high school history class studies Germany during World War II, the teacher conducts an experiment that results in behavior resembling Nazism
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Films Inc.
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