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PolyGram Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 3,536 works in 4,972 publications in 4 languages and 41,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Animated television programs  Children's television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Production personnel, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about PolyGram Video (Firm)
Publications by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by PolyGram Video (Firm)
Elizabeth : The Golden Age by Shekhar Kapur( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,704 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
What dreams may come by Vincent Ward( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
Four years after Chris and Annie Nielsen lose their children in a traffic accident, Chris himself is killed and finds himself reunited with his children in a beautiful and astonishing afterlife, but Annie commits suicide in despair and is banished to a very different realm. Chris risks his own eternal happiness to find Annie and rescue her from her fate
When we were kings by Leon Gast( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Forman in Zaire
The Game by David Fincher( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 974 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."
The big Lebowski by Jeff Bridges( visu )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and French and held by 918 libraries worldwide
A man, who comes home one day to find that thugs have broken in and ruined his favorite carpet, vows to get even
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels by Guy Ritchie( visu )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 909 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 rip off a bunch of ganja farmers. Simple. Except the drug dealers want their money back, as do the thieves, 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 854 libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
The Borrowers by Peter Hewitt( visu )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 755 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 )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 713 libraries worldwide
A spirited American girl, Isabel Archer, reared in England by her aunt, rejects a marriage proposal from a wealthy Englishman and sets out to experience the world
Bananas in pajamas by Simon Hopkinson( visu )
16 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and French and held by 632 libraries worldwide
B1 and B2 play a trick on their friends, the three Teddies. Finally the mischief is revealed and the Bananas join the Teddies for munchy honey cakes and yellow jelly
Fargo by Joel Coen( visu )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and French and held by 585 libraries worldwide
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 )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
"Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats", the most famous musical of all time, first exploded onto the West End stage in 1981. "Memory", one of its many classic songs, became an instant worldwide hit, since then "Cats" has smashed records and conquered the world. Using the latest technology, all the excitement, thrill, romance and intimacy of this theatrical legend has been captured on screen"
Dead man walking by Helen Prejean( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and French and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of convicted killer Matthew Poncelet and Sister Helen Prejean, his spiritual advisor, and the journey they undertake in search of the truth
Hilary and Jackie by Hilary Du Pré( visu )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 493 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 )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Spanish 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
The adventures of Priscilla, queen of the desert by Stephan Elliott( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and French and held by 493 libraries worldwide
With a contract to perform a drag show way out in the Australian desert, Tick, Adam, and Ralph each has his own reason for wanting to leave the safety of Sydney. Christening their battered pink tour bus "Priscilla," the trio heads for the outback and into crazy adventures in even crazier outfits
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
The busy world of Richard Scarry by Richard Scarry( visu )
8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
In the feature story, Huckle and Lowly are hurrying out the door when Mother Cat asks them to deliver cookies to the new family on the block, and to show the new kid around town. Other stories: Sergeant Murphy's deputy, and Couscous in the Sahara. Musical interstitials teach basic safety tips and fun facts about the world
Franklin by Paulette Bourgeois( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Franklin's Halloween: Franklin and his friends are planning a Halloween walk to Mr. Mole's "haunted house." Everyone knows that Bear is the bravest, but the question is who's going to be the scaredy-cat. Franklin is afriad that it will be him. Franklin's fort: Franklin and his friends plan to build a fort, but when the others decide to make it a tree fort, Franklin doesn't want to admit that he's afraid of heights
River's edge by Tim Hunter( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 391 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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English (201)
French (23)
Turkish (2)
Spanish (1)
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