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Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)

Works: 1,201 works in 1,874 publications in 3 languages and 62,094 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Comedy films  Documentary television programs  Film noir  Historical films  Sports films  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Publisher, Author
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 Alec Guinness( visu )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 1,964 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
Scooby-Doo meets Batman ( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
The action begins as The Joker and The Penguin try to cash in on a crooked counterfeiting scheme only to be foiled by the Dynamic Trio of Batman, Robin and Scooby-Doo! But The Joker and The Penguin return to try and steal a 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
Out of the past by Jacques Tourneur( visu )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2004 in English and held by 1,130 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 Edward Dmytryk( visu )
7 editions published between 1945 and 2004 in English and held by 1,060 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
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 1,016 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 night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 992 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
The adventures of Pinocchio by Martin Landau( visu )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 974 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
The postman always rings twice by Tay Garnett( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 971 libraries worldwide
Frank Chambers is a drifter who lands at a roadside gas station owned by jolly old Nick Smith and his young, blonde wife Cora. 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
Dumb and dumber by Peter Farrelly( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a pair of dimwitted friends (Carey and Daniels) on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money
Citizen Kane by Orson Welles( visu )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Regarded as one of the finest films ever made, Citizen Kane tells the story of idealism corrupted by wealth. Prominant publisher, William Randolph Hearst, saw the film as a thinly disguised version of his career and attempted to suppress it. The controversy has faded, but not the film's power and brilliance
Now and then by Lesli Linka Glatter( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 823 libraries worldwide
A heartwarming comedy about the childhood mischief of four best friends who reunite after twenty years
Joseph by Roger Young( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 731 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
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
The set-up by Robert Wise( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 671 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
Thomas Jefferson by Ken Burns( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Thomas Jefferson
The bachelor and the bobby-soxer by Irving Reis( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 597 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
Hoop dreams by Steve James( visu )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
Follows the high school careers of two men as they pursue their dream of playing professional basketball
Frederick Douglass : when the lion wrote history by Scott Paddor( visu )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Frederick Douglass was the most influential Black Man of the 19th century. His life spanned an era of great historical events: the abolistionist movement, the early days of the women's movement, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. This video is a biography of his life and times
Mortal kombat ( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 547 libraries worldwide
Summoned to a mysterious island, three martial arts warriors engage in the ultimate battle of good against evil - the supernatural tournament of Mortal Kombat
Jacob by Warner Bro( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
For seven long years, Jacob has labored to earn the right to marry beautiful Rachel. Now the seven years are up, but Rachel's devious father substitutes his elder daughter on the wedding night. One of the greatest love stories from the Bible
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