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Films Incorporated

Works: 3,836 works in 5,936 publications in 2 languages and 40,984 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Television plays  Interviews  Biography  Television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 959.7043
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Publications about Films Incorporated
Publications by Films Incorporated
Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
The buried mirror reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( visu )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 564 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 Story of English by British Broadcasting Corporation( visu )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 558 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
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 469 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 cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and French and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Set in a restaurant that every night is filled with opulence, decadence and gluttony, it is an outrageous and satirical film about love, sex, food, power, murder and revenge
The Anderson platoon ( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 299 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 271 libraries worldwide
Depicts the experiences of two English families during a global nuclear war, realistically portraying the breakdown of the support threads of a technologically advanced society
The Hunters ( visu )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 266 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. The film was photographed during a Peabody Museum, Harvard-Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert of South West Africa led by Laurence Marshall
The brain ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Presents and examines what is known about the brain and its functions and how these can and do effect our lives and our society
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 254 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 30 second seduction a Consumer Reports special on television advertising ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
This Consumer Reports special investigates the methods advertisers use to capture our attention and our dollars
Private contentment ( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 230 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 226 libraries worldwide
Based on a John Cheever story, this tale of life in suburban American centers on an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 222 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 obessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
Robert Motherwell and the New York School storming the citadel by Robert Motherwell( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 219 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 206 libraries worldwide
This series was filmed and researched over a four year period in more than 18 nations on four continents. It chronicles over 3,000 years of Jewish history in the context of other Western religious artifacts, historical sites, and primary literary sources to tell this story of Western Civilization and the Jewish people in it. Programs will include: landscape and archaeological artifacts, sites and reconstructions in the Middle East and the great remains of the classical world; the manuscripts and art which preceded the printed word; the painting sculpture, prints, lithographs, etchings and architecture of later centuries; photographic stills which begin to appear in the 19th century; and black and white film footage from the 20th century
Life on the Mississippi ( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
An account of a young man's apprenticeship as a river pilot on the Mississippi River
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer which deals with a young Jewish refugee, Esther, who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City in the early 1960s. At the cafeteria, she meets a famous Yiddish writer (a thinly disguised version of Singer himself) and they become involved. The relationship starts out on a romantic note, but as the writer learns more about Esther, he realizes that although she may have survived the Holocaust physically, she is already spiritually dead
The Klan a legacy of hate in America ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 176 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
Vietnam a television history ( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A 13-part documentary program which follows events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975. Great care is taken to analyze the costs and consequences of the American war in Vietnam for both countries involved. From the first episode, The Roots of War, to the last Legacies, the series provides a detailed visual and oral account of the war which changed a generation and continues to impact American thinking on military and foreign policy issues
Choreography by Balanchine ( visu )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"Presents performances of three works by the noted choreographer, George Balanchine, performed by the New York City Ballet"--Container
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Films Inc.
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