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Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 1,241 works in 1,864 publications in 2 languages and 68,394 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Case studies  Juvenile works  Musical films  Slasher films  Horror films  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publications by Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Most widely held works by Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( visu )
17 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 2,076 libraries worldwide
Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago Omar Sharif. In the tradition of Russian novels, a multitude of characters and subplots intertwine within the film's 197 minutes plus intermission. Zhivago is married to Tonya Geraldine Chaplin, but carries on an affair with Lara Julie Christie, who has been raped by ruthless politician Komarovsky Rod Steiger. Meanwhile, Zhivago's half-brother Yevgraf Alec Guinness and the mysterious, revenge-seeking Strelnikoff Tom Courteney represent the "good" and "bad" elements of the Bolshevik revolution
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder
Murder, my sweet by Raymond Chandler( visu )
6 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck private detective searches for an ex-convict's missing girlfriend and finds himself in a dark world of mayhem and murder. Based on Raymond Chandler's novel, Farewell My Lovely
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
Times are hard in 1846 London and one must make do. So Nellie Lovett adds something extra to the meat pies she peddles on Fleet Street. The secret ingredient: freshly murdered victims of her partner in crime, barber Sweeney Todd
The adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy
Scooby-Doo meets Batman ( visu )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Contains one episode from the television series in which Scooby-Doo teams up with Batman and Robin to solve The caped crusader caper. The Joker and the Penguin are out to steal Professor Flakey's new flying suit until Scooby-Doo and the gang prove that with a little help they have what it takes to bring the sky-high scoundrels back to Earth
The night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
Dumb and dumber by Peter Farrelly( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
Two very dimwitted guys make a cross-country road trip to return a large sum of cash to its owner. Along the way they encounter police, kidnappers, & assorted others
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 951 libraries worldwide
Portrait of Charles Foster Kane, a wealthy newspaper publisher, as he is remembered by his friends and former wife after his death. Loosely based on the life of William Randolph Hearst. Frequently called the greatest film of all time
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 938 libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway) and his young, blonde wife Cora (Lana Turner). In a matter of minutes, Frank and Cora fall in love, and plot to murder Nick. Eventually wedding bells ring, the body count rises, and the gavel slams-of course, nothing ever goes as planned. Part of what makes the film noir is watching the characters react, as their plans are derailed one by one
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 808 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 806 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 734 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, as he comes from the Virginia wilderness to lead in the establishment of a new government, and becomes an ambassador and then president
Joseph by Roger Young( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Cast into a pit by his jealous brothers, young Joseph pleads for mercy. Instead, the brothers sell the terrified boy into slavery in Egypt. But Joseph turns this agonizing betrayal into triumph. A beloved Biblical tale of treachery and redemption
Andersonville ( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 713 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
Hoop dreams by Steve, $d 1955- James( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 705 libraries worldwide
Follows the high school careers of two young men from inner-city Chicago as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
The set-up by Robert Wise( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
An over-the-hill boxer thinks he can still win a bout, despite doubts from his wife and his manager. He goes into his next fight determined to beat his opponent, not realizing his manager has taken money for a 'dive' from a tough gambler. Heightening the tension, the film takes place over the course of 72 minutes, its approximate running time
Frederick Douglass when the lion wrote history ( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Through no fault of his own, artist and lady's man Richard Nugent finds a love-besotted teenage girl curled on his sofa. Through no fault of his own, the teen's sister is a judge who "sentences" thunderstruck Richard to date the girl until her schoolgirl crush wanes
The mask by Chuck Russell( visu )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 579 libraries worldwide
"A mild-mannered bank clerk discovers a mysterious ancient mask that brings his innermost desires to wild, screaming life!"... [container]
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