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Home Box Office (Firm)

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Works: 2,321 works in 3,996 publications in 4 languages and 188,312 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Television programs  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Producer, Distributor, Donor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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My big fat Greek wedding by Nia Vardalos( visu )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 2,960 libraries worldwide
Toula is a quiet, devoted daughter in a big, crazy Greek family. Working in her father's restaurant, she hides behind her family and keeps the world at a distance. One day at the restaurant she finds herself pouring coffee for a man who inspires her to change her life, and the way she sees the world ... forever
John Adams by Kirk Ellis( visu )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,453 libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers - General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson - in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history
Temple Grandin ( visu )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,179 libraries worldwide
An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories as a leader in the field of animal husbandry and the humane handling of cattle
Band of brothers by Phil Alden Robinson( visu )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 2,136 libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Drawn from the interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear"--Container
When the levees broke a requiem in four acts by Spike Lee( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,009 libraries worldwide
The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
Sex and the city by Michael Patrick King( visu )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 2,005 libraries worldwide
We find Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda four years after the series ended. Includes a version not seen in theatrers with additional footage
4 little girls ( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,854 libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
A passage to India by David Lean( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,813 libraries worldwide
While on a trip in 1928 to visit her son, Mrs. Moore, accompanied by her son's fiancee, is appalled at the treatment of the Indians by the ruling British government. Later, they befriend a native Indian who, over-stepping the accepted norms of his culture, invites the two ladies on an excursion. In a strange turn of events, he is accused of attempting to rape the young woman
Sex and the city 2 by Candace Bushnell( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,751 libraries worldwide
Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte, four single women friends, deal with the ups and downs of dating and mating in the Big Apple
The Pacific by Jérémy Podeswa( visu )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
The extraordinary experiences of three men and their fellow Marines take them from the first clash with the Japanese in the haunted jungles of Guadalcanal, through the impenetrable rain forests of Cape Gloucester, across the blasted coral strongholds of Peleliu, up the black sand terraces of Iwo Jima, through the killing fields of Okinawa, to the triumphant, yet uneasy, return home after V-J Day
Game of thrones ( visu )
11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
Kings from across the continent of Westeros vie for the Iron Throne. As winter approaches, the cruel young Joffrey sits upon the Throne in King's Landing, counseled by his conniving mother Cersei and his uncle Tyrion, who has been appointed the new Hand of the King. But the Lannister hold on power is under assault on many fronts, with two Baratheons donning crowns, and Robb Stark fighting as the King in the North
True blood ( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
The small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, boasts a wide array of colorful locals. Sookie Stackhouse is a sweet and innocent waitress who hides her powerful ability to read minds. Bill Compton is a 173 year-old vampire who's just moved back to town. Sookie's brother Jason is a ladies' man who can't seem to stay out of trouble. Tough-as-nails Tara is Sookie's loyal best friend and Sam is the owner of Merlotte's who tries to keep his feelings for Sookie to himself. Lafayette is a man about town who's always cooking up something illicit
True blood ( visu )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,293 libraries worldwide
Welcome back to Bon Temps, home to mystery, Southern sensuality, and dark secrets. Tara finds herself in love and under a spell; Sam puts his trust in an unlikely ally; Jason becomes involved with an anti-vampire sect; and Eric recruits Sookie to investigate the disappearance of a 2,000-year-old vampire
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency ( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
Follows Precious Ramotste, a recently bereaved woman, as she sets up the only woman-run Private Detective Agency in Botswana and her attempts to get it off the ground. She gets help from Grace Makutsi, her new secretary, and Mr. JLB Matekoni, the owner and super mechanic of the wonderful Speedy Motors. Mma Ramotste takes on cases, meets many new people who need her help - from a woman who thinks the man who has turned up at her door is not her father, to another lady who has a boyfriend who may or may not be faithful to her
American girl ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
On her first day at her new school, Chrissa is seated with three girls who greet her with teasing and tricks. They bully Chrissa in class, on the bus, online, and even at swim club. When the taunting goes too far, Chrissa must find a way to stand strong
Taking Chance ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
The remarkable true story of one soldier's death in battle, another soldier's journey of discovery and a nation's reverence and gratitude toward its war dead. After hearing of the heroic death of a young Marine in Iraq, veteran officer Lt. Colonel Michael Strobl volunteers to escort the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps back to his hometown in Wyoming. As Strobl crosses America's heartland, he will find himself on an unexpectedly emotional journey into the soul of a country mourning not only Chance, but all of our country's fallen heroes
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( visu )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
This five-part drama is an intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years, as she struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce. Includes Exclusive Bonus Features
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1,147 libraries worldwide
"What "That's entertainment" did for movie musicals, The celluloid closet does for Hollywood homosexuality, as this exuberant, eye-opening documentary serves up a dazzling hundred year history of the role of gay men and women on the silver screen"--Container
Boardwalk empire ( visu )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
A lavish period drama set in Atlantic City, following the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed political and criminal mastermind whose grip on power and control of the city's liquor supply is under constant threat
Unchained memories readings from the slave narratives by Whoopi Goldberg( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Off-air recording of television program broadcast on April 20, 2003 and date copied on April 24, 2003 made by Bundoora : Vic. : La Trobe University, The Borchardt Library. OA2003-138
 
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