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ABC Video Enterprises

Overview
Works: 427 works in 784 publications in 2 languages and 7,115 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Animated films  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Spy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: prn, Producer, Originator, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by ABC Video Enterprises
The architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright by Frank Lloyd Wright( Visual )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Includes extensive views of his works, photographed from a human perspective to create the sense of a personal tour"--Distributor's catalog
William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mistaken identity, reconciliation, and self-discovery
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins is asked to assist the wizard Gandalf and his companions in locating some gold stolen from them by a dragon
Ailey dances by Alvin Ailey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ballet performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and other musical performances
History of the 20th century( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the 20th century in America, starting with the assassination of President McKinley, all the way through to the country's troubles dealing with the Ayatollah Khomeini
Ring of bright water by Gavin Maxwell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Graham Merrill and Mary MacKenzie who meet in the Scottish Highlands where their mutual love of animals forges a romantic bond between them, and that bond is strengthened by their common interest in Mij, Graham's pet otter
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Working undercover for the U.S. government in Rio, the daughter of a convicted Nazi traitor marries a ruthless Nazi spy, but then begins a love affair with her American contact. Torn between passion and patriotism, they must sacrifice their feelings or risk destruction."
The Eighteenth century woman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eighteenth Century represented a period of advances for women at the highest level of society, though often at the expense of the poverty-bound populace. Her inroads into the worlds of power and influence is profiled in The Eighteenth Century Woman
The Great Hamlets( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first program, Trevor Nunn discusses the various forms of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet. In the second program, Trevor Nunn delves into the underlying dynamics of the play, the psychological aspects of Hamlet, the oedipal conflict, Hamlet's madness, and the political questions raised in the play. Includes interviews with the greatest interpreters of Hamlet from around the world including Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, and Maximilian Schell. Describes their thoughts about the role, how to play it, and why it is such a great challenge
History rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloris Leachman and a group of young friends share a lively half hour of catchy songs and sketches that make learning about history fun and easy
Grammar rock( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cloris Leachman and a group of young friends share a lively half hour of catchy songs and sketches that make learning about words and sentences fun and easy
School house rock! by Western Publishing Company( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of three-minute informational programs for children set to lively music and rhyming lyrics. Each segment focuses on an individual number represented by its unique character
The Romantic era( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four legendary Prima Ballerinas each perform a stunning pas de deux from ballets of the Romantic Era
Olmsted and Central Park( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents many views of New York's Central Park as it is today and briefly traces the designing of this park by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux
Focus on the seventies( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nixon's presidency had to deal with unrest over Vietnam and ends with his resignation over the Watergate Affair. Gerald Ford's and Jimmy Carter's presidencies had to cope with disturbing news from Cambodia, Afghanistan and the Middle East and the recession and inflation at home
Tintypes by Mary Kyte( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studio taping of the show as seen on Broadway in 1980, featuring the original cast
History of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses archival photographs, sound recordings, and film footage to explore world events, sports, life-styles, and achievements during 1900-1909. Includes the assassination of President McKinley; the stream of immigrants into the Great American Melting Pot; Wild West shows that brought the untamed frontier to cities; the first motion pictures; the construction of the New York subway; Coney Island; and the marches of John Philip Sousa
Moonlighting by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireworks begin when super model Maddie's embezzling business manager skips town. Left with only a few unprofitable tax write-offs, she sets out to liquidate them, including the detective agency run by brash wise guy Addison who convinces Maddie to swap modeling for detective work
History of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses archival photographs, sound recordings, and film footage to explore world events, sports, life-styles and achievements during 1920-1929. America shifted from a rural to an urban society, signalling a new era of development which ended with a shattering crash in 1929. Includes the end of World War I; Prohibition in the U.S.; Al Capone's reign of terror in Chicago; the Sacco and Vanzetti executions; the age of the flapper; Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic; the stock market crash on Black Thursday; Warren Harding; Calvin Coolidge; Herbert Hoover; the reorganization of the Ku Klux Klan; the founding of the NAACP; the Rotary and Kiwanis clubs; Johnny Weissmuller and his three gold medals; and Babe Ruth
La Belle epoque by Latifa Zerrouki( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the costume exhibit of the same name held at New York City's Costume Institute, Dec. 6, 1982 through Sept. 4, 1983, as a springboard to journey back to the splendor and rebelliousness of the pre-World War I years
 
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A.B.C. Video Enterprises

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