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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,762 works in 6,088 publications in 1 language and 34,722 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Ethnographic films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Erotic films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 420.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the 'perverts' down the hall
The Story of English( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
Planet earth( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
The Story of English( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces how the English language has become the international medium of communication
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures. The film was photographed during a Peabody Museum, Harvard-Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert of South West Africa led by Laurence Marshall
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
Threads by Mick Jackson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the possible environmental, physical, and psychological consequences of a nuclear attack on England. The story centers on the lives of two young people and their families in Sheffield, England, during the events leading up to the attack and for thirteen years afterwards
The brain( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and examines what is known about the brain and its functions and how these can and do effect our lives and our society. Accompanies the college television course, Brain, mind and behavior
The Anderson platoon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the "Anderson Platoon," a racially integrated combat unit, for six weeks during the Vietnam War, as the soldiers eat, sleep, fight, gamble, pray and die together
The Klan : a legacy of hate in America( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary which explores the history of the KKK, its doctrines, and the reasons for its present-day revival
The Brain( Visual )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how human beings remember and why they forget. Also presents theories about brain organization, activity at the synapse, and the workings of the hippocampus to help unravel the mystery of memory
Private contentment( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945 a young soldier returns to his Southern home because of the death of his mother. While there he discovers a baffling secret in his father's life and must find a way to understand and accept his father and to come to terms with his own feelings
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how the years of heavy U.S. involvement in Vietnam, 1965-1973, changed America. Tells how the country polarized into hawks and doves, and portrays the interplay between the reporting of events, public opinion, and policymaking
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of John Cheever's best known stories, this tale of life in suburban America centers on an eight-year-old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives
Robert Motherwell and the New York School : storming the citadel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from the PBS American masters series explores the Abstract Expressionist movement and presents a portrait of its most important artist: Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Featured are Motherwell's last major interview, archival footage and photographs of other maverick artists (Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline), of Greenwich Village where they lived, and of events that shaped their lives. Also includes interviews with art critics and historians
Grandeur and Obedience by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The seventeenth century. The Dutch are the first to grasp the change in thought that replaced divine authority with experience, experimentation, and observation, and their painters dominate this film. The spirit of free enterprise begins to make its influence felt, and modern men, such as Christopher Wren and Isaac Newton, make their appearance
The Cafeteria( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer that deals with a young woman who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City. At the cafeteria, she meets a man and they become romantically involved. She reveals that she has survived the Holocaust and, later, that she has seen Hitler and his lieutenants in the cafeteria
The last whole film catalog : a unique compendium of films and film lore by Films Incorporated( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.

Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated

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English (157)

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