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ABC Video Enterprises

Overview
Works: 422 works in 776 publications in 2 languages and 7,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Music  Action and adventure films  History  Animated films 
Roles: prn, Producer, Originator, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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 )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 451 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 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mistaken identity, reconciliation, and self-discovery
Ailey dances by Alvin Ailey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 242 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 239 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 235 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
The Eighteenth century woman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at an exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art entitled The eighteenth century woman, a vast collection of costumes, accessories, and objets d'art that reveal the unique ways in which fashionable eighteenth-century women made their presence felt in the society, art, and politics of their time
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The innocent daughter of a Nazi cooperates with American agents by using her father's reputation as cover for infiltrating a Nazi organization operating in Brazil. Her dangerous role is complicated by her love for the agent with whom she is working
The Great Hamlets( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 199 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 192 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
School house rock!( Visual )

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

Teaches children the different parts of speech through songs and music
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated adaptation of the book of the same title by J.R.R. Tolkien. Concerns the adventures of Bilbo Baggins the hobbit and 13 dwarfs as they attempt to recapture their treasure from Smaug, the terrible dragon
School house rock! by Inc Scholastic Rock( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 161 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 multiplication fun and easy
The Romantic era( Visual )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four legendary Prima Ballerinas each perform a stunning pas de deux from ballets of the Romantic Era
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins embarks on a journey to the world called Middle Earth. Animated
Olmsted and Central Park( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 105 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 102 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 distrurbing news from Cambodia, Afghanistan and the Middle East and the recession and inflation at home
History of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 91 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
Tintypes by Mary Kyte( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The five cast members portray a myriad of character types drawn from American society during the age of ragtime, including Teddy Roosevelt, Emma Goldman, and Anna Held, evoking the pride, nostalgia, suffering and optimism felt by Americans at the start of the last century
History of the 20th century( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 88 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
Belle époque by Fernando Trueba( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 86 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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