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MPI Home Video (Firm)

Works: 2,402 works in 3,847 publications in 3 languages and 105,135 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Horror television programs  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Television programs  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4372
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Publications about MPI Home Video (Firm)
Publications by MPI Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works about MPI Home Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by MPI Home Video (Firm)
Dark shadows ( visu )
239 editions published between 1969 and 2016 in English and held by 4,319 libraries worldwide
Released from his chained coffin after 200 years, Barnabas Collins, a guilt-ridden vampire, arrives at the Collinwood estate claiming to be a relative from England. Although noticing his resemblance to his "ancestor" in the foyer portrait, the Collins family does not realize he is the same Barnabas who lived there in the 18th century
Becket by Peter Glenville( visu )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 2,273 libraries worldwide
Despite differences in rank and background, King Henry II and Thomas Becket are lifelong friends. The King is in constant conflict with the Church, which refuses to contribute financing to his wars in France, and jealously guards the tax-free status granted it by previous monarchs. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, Henry has a brilliant idea: rather than another pious cleric loyal to Rome, he will appoint his old friend, Thomas Becket--technically a deacon--to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously, holding devotion to God and the Church above his loyalty to the throne, or the person of its inhabitant. In opposition to Henry, he proves abler than his predecessors do, and the clash of two powerful personalities leads to destruction
Baraka by Ron Fricke( visu )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,518 libraries worldwide
Shot in 24 countries across six continents, this film, without narration or dialogue, presents a visual spectacle emphasizing religious ritual as well as addressing the human condition and the idea of humanity vis-à-vis nature
Martin Luther King : "I have a dream." by Martin Luther King( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
"I have a dream" contains King's entire inspirational speech in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. This video also includes a newsreel and documentary footage from the 1963 march plus footage from the rally on the twentieth anniversary of the original march
Martin Luther King, "I have a dream." by Martin Luther King( visu )
15 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Recording of Martin Luther King's televised speech given on August 28, 1963, to the civil rights marchers at the Lincoln Memorial, with additional footage from other demonstrations and King's funeral
Samsara by Mark Magidson( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
"Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. Filmed over a period of almost five years and in twenty-five countries, SAMSARA explores the wonders of the world from sacred grounds to industrial sites, looking into the unfathomable reaches of man's spirituality and the human experience. Photographed entirely in 70mm, SAMSARA's mesmerizing images of unprecedented clarity illuminate the links between humanity and the rest of nature, showing how our life cycle mirrors the rhythms of the planet. Neither a traditional documentary nor a travelogue, SAMSARA is a guided meditation on the current of interconnection that runs through all of our lives"--Container
The speeches of Martin Luther King by Martin Luther King( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 890 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of Martin Luther King, Jr's. major speeches and minor asides, tracing the development of his oratorical style
GMO OMG by Jeremy Seifert( visu )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 762 libraries worldwide
"Director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps the ultimate question, which Seifert tests himself: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost something we can't gain back? These and other questions take Seifert on a journey from his family's table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agra-giant Monsanto, from which he is unceremoniously ejected. Along the way we gain insight into a question that is of growing concern to citizens the world over: what's on your plate?--Film's website
Jerusalem by Benedict Cumberbatch( visu )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
An inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world₂s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, the city₂s enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to people?
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 752 libraries worldwide
Tras la muerte de su padre, Sal Paradise, un neoyorquino que aspira a ser escritor, conoce a Dean un ex-presidiario de un encanto arrollador y casado con la seductora Marylou. Sal y Dean se hacen amigos al instante. Sedientos de libertad y decididos a huir de la rutina y la monotonía, emprenden un viaje hacia el sur con Marylou. La película describe este viaje desenfrenado ambientado a finales de la década de 1940
A touch of Frost ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Award-winning British actor, David Jason, is Jack Frost, a no-nonsense detective whose unorthodox methods fuel the tension between him and his superiors. Includes: Appendix Man, One Man's Meat, Private Lives, and Keys to the Car
The Baader Meinhof complex by Uli Edel( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Germany 1967: murderous bomb attacks, the threat of terrorism, and the fear of the enemy inside are rocking the very foundations of the still-fragile German democracy. The radicalized children of the Nazi generation, led by Andreas Baader, Ulrike Meinhof, and Gudrun Ensslin, are fighting a violent war against what they perceive as the new face of fascism. The man who understands them is also their hunter, the head of the German police force, Horst Herold
Il divo : la spettacolare vita di Giulio Andreotti by Paolo Sorrentino( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and held by 635 libraries worldwide
He is the most enigmatic and feared politician that Italy has had for 50 years. At the height of his power, this seven-time Prime Minister, Giulio Andreotti's, has been accused of masterminding a shocking Vatican/Mafia/Neo-Fascist conspiracy while ordering the assassinations of judges, journalists and even members of his own political party. An incredible true story of corruption and murder
War and remembrance by Jonathan Couch( visu )
58 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
The story of the Henry family as they experience World War II in Europe and the Pacific, depicting the final years of the war and its impact on everyday people
The hound of the Baskervilles by Terence Fisher( visu )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
When Sir Charles Baskerville is killed outside of Baskerville Hall, Dr. Mortimer fears that the curse of the Baskervilles has struck again. He enlists the help of Sherlock Homes, before another Baskerville can succumb to the evil legend
Islam, faith and nations ( visu )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
This film traces the history of Islam, its origins, culture, philosophy, and astounding similarities to Christianity and Judaism. Founded about 1,400 years ago, Islam has grown into a world religion that today claims an estimated 1.2 billion devout believers worldwide, 3 to 6 million of them in the United States. It is also the fastest growing religion in the world. Current events have sparked a renewed interest in Islam. It is perhaps the most misunderstood religion in the world, and fanatical followers have used its doctrine to justify terrorist acts. This documentary reveals the real story, providing viewers with valuable insight into the Islamic faith
The speeches of John F. Kennedy by John F Kennedy( visu )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
John F. Kennedy was the first President to utilize the medium of television; every speech contained in this tape reverberates with his special lifeforce. You will see all the major addresses, from his 1960 Presidential campaign through his three controversial years in office
The voyage of La Amistad : a quest for freedom ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
This documentary tells the story of the revolt aboard the slave ship La Amistad, in which Africans abducted from Sierra Leone in violation of international law took over the ship on which they were held, only to end up in the American court system. They took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, with various abolitionists and former president John Quincy Adams leading the way. Based on court documents and transcripts, letters written by the Africans and their lawyers, newspaper articles, and testimony from present-day scholars
A moment in history : the inauguration of Barack Obama ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Features one of the most important events in history, and includes the pre-inaugural events from the morning of January 20, 2009, the Oath of Office and Inaugural Speeches in their entirety, benediction from Dr. Joseph Lowery, recitation by Elizabeth Alexander, and much more
The speeches collection ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of speeches of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan
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