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Sony Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 376 works in 472 publications in 6 languages and 4,403 library holdings
Genres: Fantasy films  Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Animated films  Children's films  Juvenile works  History  Science fiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Applicant, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Sony Corporation of America
Four days in September by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Portuguese and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Political terrorists, in a desperate bid to focus the world's attention on their fight for freedom, kidnap an American ambassador. Now the diplomat's life hangs in the balance-- helplessly caught between a government unwilling to cooperate-- and his fear of the captors themselves!"--Container
The Emperor and the nightingale by Troll Associates( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Emperor and his court of ancient China discover a little grey bird with an enchanting song. But when the Emperor is presented with a jewel-encrusted, artificial singing bird, he banishes the real nightingale from court. Only later does he learn that the song of the real nightingale is the true treasure
How the rhinoceros got his skin : and How the camel got his hump by Rudyard Kipling( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the rhinoceros got his skin: Tells the story of how the rhinoceros, who once had smooth, tight-fitting skin, got his baggy skin because of his greed and bad manners
Vietnam, a television history( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 13-part documentary program which follows events in Vietnam from the 1945 revolution against the French to the U.S. evacuation from Saigon in April 1975
Monterey pop by D. A Pennebaker( Visual )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections of performances and scenes from the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967
The tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cleverly woven plot about a tailor, his vengeful cat and a group of very helpful mice
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
Treemonisha : an opera in three acts by Scott Joplin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the only surviving opera written by jazz composer Scott Joplin. Combines European opera, African dance and American popular music forms to depict late 19th century Black rural social life
The hobbit by Peter Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives comfortably in his hobbit-hole until the day the wandering wizard Gandalf chooses him to share in an adventure from which he may never return
Quem matou Pixote? = Who killed Pixote? by José Joffily( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernando Ramos da Silva gained worldwide recognition at the age of 11 when he starred in Hector Babenco's film, Pixote, a lei do mais fraco. A child from the Sao Paulo slums, da Silva was prevented from developing an acting career by his near-illiteracy and the scarcity of roles. This film depicts the context of poverty and injustice that still controls the destiny of the "pixotes," the street children of Brazilian slums
Curious George : Fun in the sun by Margret Rey( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over forty years, this curious monkey has won the hearts of children across the globe. Inquisitive George gets into the worst predicaments, but comes out smelling like a rose
Half slave, half free by Paul Theroux( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Solomon Northrup, a black man, born free, who lost a dozen years of his life to Jim Birch and his gang of slave-trading kidnappers
B.B. King live at Nick's by B. B King( Visual )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B.B. King performs at Nick's Uptown Dallas
Dialogues of the Carmelites : an opera in three acts and twelve scenes by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot, based on the true story of the persecution of sixteen Carmelite nuns during the French Revolution, depicts the tragic effects of civil war on all facets of society, including the religious orders. Confronted by the atheistic stand of the revolutionaries, the nuns refuse to deny God even at the risk of their own lives. Blanche, a timid young girl seeking a life of heroism, joins the Carmelites and adopts the name of Sister Blanche of the Agony of Christ. Eventually the nuns are expelled from the convent by a decree prohibiting religious organizations. Because of their defiance, the nuns are later arrested, imprisoned, and sentenced to death. As the last sister is lead to the guillotine, her face glows with radiance. Sister Blanche has arrived with new-found courage to fulfill her destiny
Legacies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the impact of the war's conclusion, both in Vietnam, which has experienced widespread political repression, and in Cambodia, which has suffered a genocidal holocaust under Khmer Rouge's regime. Attempts to assess the present mood and future prospects of the '60s generation-children of the post-WW II baby boom who came of age during the tumultuous years of the Vietnam War
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a span of under two years, Giuseppe Verdi produced his three most popular operas. "The Holy Trinity," as they are still known today, began with Rigoletto and ended with La Traviata. The piggy in the middle," says host Natalie Choquette, "is Opera Easy's featured work today. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Verdi's 1853 melodramatic masterpiece about love and vengeance: Welcome to Il Trovatore!"
Music only by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performances of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; views of the musicians are interspersed with scenes of forests and lakes
America takes charge, 1965-1967( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views the Vietnam War from different perspectives: Viet Cong guerillas and sympathizers; North Vietnamese leaders; and rank and file Americans and Americans held prisoner in North Vietnam
Roots of war( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1] Toward the end of the World War II, the United States becomes friendly with the Ho Chi Minh revolutionary movement while it was opposed by the French and British, effectively dividing the country and laying the grounds for a new war -- [2] The French with U.S. aid tried from 1946-1954 to suppress the Vietminh guerillas of Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam to retain control of their colony in southeast Asia. The battle of Dien Bien Phu proved to be the crucial battle which led to the French abandoning their claim to Vietnam
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Lyndon Johnson's Christmas Eve address, December 1967, in which he appealed for peace. A clear and measured overview of the waves of anti-war demonstrations;the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy;the rhetoric of the 1968 Presidential candidates; the Nixon administration attacks on the press; the shooting of students at Kent State University; the "hard hats" marching in New York City; and Vietnam veterans throwing their medals away on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. The cease fire agreement signed in January, 1973 did not hold after June 1973. The start of the final onslaught, as more than 100,000 fresh Northern troops moved down the Ho Chi Minh Trail towards Saigon, massing in communist-held areas within the South. The country that had been divided at the 17th parallel 20 years earlier was reunified
 
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