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Turner Pictures, Inc

Overview
Works: 126 works in 308 publications in 2 languages and 17,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Comedy films  Fiction  Fantasy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Turner Pictures, Inc
Publications by Turner Pictures, Inc
Most widely held works by Turner Pictures, Inc
Gettysburg ( visu )
20 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 3,157 libraries worldwide
Gettysburg: Civil War drama depicting the events and personal struggles of the Union and Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg
The Pagemaster by Joe Johnston( visu )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,920 libraries worldwide
A tale of adventure and fantasy, which sends a young boy into the pages of the world's greatest stories. Seeking refuge from a storm, timid Richard Tyler enters an empty library only to be swept away into the magical animated world of The Pagemaster, where legendary characters from literary classics come alive. Guided by a trio of talking books--Adventure, Fantasy and Horror--Richard must conquer his greatest fears before he can find his way home
Michael ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert", are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live archangel named Michael
Andersonville ( visu )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 820 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
Abraham by Warner Home Video (Firm)( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Abraham leaves the pagan land of Ur for the promised land of Canaan, after being promised by God that doing so will cause his descendents to become a great and numerous tribe
Alias Nick & Nora ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Documentary tributes to William Powell and Myrna Loy
Moses ( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of reluctant leader Moses leading the Jews out of bondage in Egypt
Conagher by Louis L'Amour( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
After her husband disappears, Evie Teale struggles to raise her two children and run a remote stagecoach station. Conn Conagher is an honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, Indians, outlaws, and loneliness
Fallen ( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 586 libraries worldwide
John Hobbes watches Edgar Reese, a convicted murderer Hobbes brought to justice, get executed. Reese dies with great bravado, and then a series of murders are committed using Reese's methods. As Hobbes follows up the last clues Reese left, we see an evil presence move from person to person by touch. Hobbes comes closer and closer to the secret as the presence taunts him more and more openly, threatening everyone Hobbes holds dear in the world
David by Robert, dir Markowitz( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Russian and held by 543 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the life of the Biblical King David
Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
The story of Jim Hawkins' journey across the high seas and his battle of wits with Long John Silver in search of buried treasure
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
In turn-of-the-century Africa, colonial traders driven by greed brave forbidding dangers to exploit the continent's vast treasures. One of these is sea captain Marlow, who penetrates the Congo's jungles in pursuit of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, deranged chief of a remote trading station
The borrowers by Mary Norton( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Relates the adventures of a family of miniature humans who live by borrowing things from normal-sized people
MGM, when the lion roars the story of a Hollywood Empire by Patrick Stewart( visu )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
On April 24, 1924 the movies changed forever. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio opened and soon assembled the most stars. MGM reigns as Hollywood's class act and legendary entertainment empire. Full of memorable film clips, rare interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and insider information, this is a mother lode for film fans. Profiles perfectionist moguls, glamorous and charismatic actors, innovative filmmakers and landmark movies. Experience the dramatic and romantic fire, singing and dancing magic, and sweeping epic adventure of Hollywood's greatest studio
Almost heroes ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
A road comedy about two guys whose mission is to overtake the famed expeditioners Lewis and Clark and be the more fiery trailblazers of the Western North America frontier
In search of Dr. Seuss ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
A nosy reporter wants to find out all she can about Dr. Seuss, (a.k.a. Ted Geisel), and gets told the real facts by several of the creator's characters
Joseph by Roger Young( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 280 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
Lakota woman by August Schellenberg( visu )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Anger that's been swirling for 100 years finally explodes like a force of nature. This is the inspiring, true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival. One woman rises from ignorance and fear to meet the challenge of her proud heritage during a bloody siege in which 2,000 Native Americans stood their ground and vowed never to be silent again
Buffalo soldiers ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Fact based story about the all-black US Cavalry Troop H which protected the Western territories in post Civil War times. The story focuses on the troops attempts to capture an Apache warrior named Vittorio who slaughters the settlers in New Mexico. The film examines the racial tensions that existed between the black soldiers and some of the white soldiers and the truths about the Indian invaders
The Heidi chronicles ( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
"Heidi Holland [is] an idealistic member of the baby boom generation navigating her way through the excitement and turmoil of the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s."--Container
 
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