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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Works: 1,196 works in 1,653 publications in 1 language and 39,596 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television musicals  Television adaptations  Fiction  Biography  Comedy films  Musicals 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about PolyGram Video (Firm)
Publications by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 1,728 libraries worldwide
Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs
The game by David Fincher( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
"In this thriller, Nicholas Van Orton, a shrewd and successful businessman who is always in control, has been enrolled by his brother in "The Game"--"a profound life experience" with no rules, which begins quietly but soon erupts in a confusing maze of devastating events. Terrorized by forces who seem intent on dismantling all that he has built, Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life."
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Chris Nielsen dies and is united with his children, who died before him, in a beautiful afterlife, but must risk his own future to rescue his wife from her fate
When we were kings by Leon Gast( visu )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
In 1974, Muhammad Ali made what some critics thought would be his last title bid to regain the heavyweight boxing championship, stripped from him years before. Fight promoters offered him five million dollars to come to the African nation of Zaire to face a seemingly unbeatable opponent whose youth and ferocity left Ali a long shot. Then, as the world watched, Ali took center ring, pulling off a stunning upset in what many call the fight of the century -- "The Rumble in the Jungle." Includes an interview with director Leon Gast, on the making of the film
The big Lebowski by Joel Coen( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 923 libraries worldwide
"The Dude" Lebowski is mistaken for another Lebowski who is rich and owes some thugs a lot of money. After Dude comes home one day to find that the thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, he vows to get even
Lock, stock and two smoking barrels by Guy Ritchie( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
A collection of law-dodging characters in London are brought together by coincidence when a streetwise young man loses half-a-million pounds in a card game. He has a week to get together the money or face losing some fingers. Desperate, he and his friends decide to rip off a gang who are planning to ripp off a bunch of ganja farmers. Simple. Except the drug dealers want their money back, as do the theives, and now there are three sets of criminals after their blood
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch( visu )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
A small-time pimp, an out-of-work disk jockey and an Italian tourist break out of a New Orleans jail and escape to the bayou, barely surviving each other's company much less the swamp
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( visu )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 776 libraries worldwide
The miniature Clock family has lived with the Lenders for years...the human "beans" just don't know it. Little things keep disappearing and the "Beans" can't figure out that the Clocks are simply "borrowing household items for their own home within the walls." When the evil, scheming lawyer Ocious P. Potter tries to evict the Lenders from their happy home, the Borrowers try to stop him with a little ingenuity. Suddenly, the toaster's a catapult, the measuring tape is an elevator, the dental floss is a backpack, and the lawyer is about to meet his match
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Isabel Archer is a young woman of daring independence and equally fierce desires. But her head-strong innocence is no match for the manipulations of her duplicitous friend Madame Merle and the devious Gilbert Osmond
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
In this drama, which is based on true events, a midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( visu )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
A musical based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot
Dead man walking by Tim Robbins( visu )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, as she tries to help him face his execution
Hilary and Jackie by Emily Watson( visu )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
The story of the complex relationship between sisters Jacqueline Du Pré & Hilary Du Pré, two English musical prodigies who led very different lives
Barney's great adventure-- the movie by Polygram Film Entertainment( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
A trip to Grandpa's farm turns into an incredible journey as Barney and the gang look high and low for a magic egg that's about to hatch something very special
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( visu )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
Bernadette, a drag queen, relives her theatrical glory days with two young friends on one wild road trip through rural Australia
Homer sweet homer ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Wishbone, lured by little Emily's dog treats, ends up a as prisoner far from home. He also plays Odysseus, a prisoner from Homer's Odyssey, who must fight to return home
The slobbery hound ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Young Sir Henry Baskerville is haunted by the family curse, death by hound. As the great detective, Sherlock Holmes, I try to save him in my biggest case ever
Franklin and the secret club ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
Franklin and the secret club: When Porcupine, jealous of Franklin's popularity creates a Secret Club for the sole purpose of keeping him out of it, Franklin teaches her the true meaning of friendship. Franklin is messy: Franklin has the messiest room going. He also has the best toy sword going. However, it's not until Franklin accidentally steps on his prized sword hidden beneath all the junk that he realizeds the merits of "a place for everything."
River's edge by Tim Hunter( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
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