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Sony Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 388 works in 473 publications in 6 languages and 4,478 library holdings
Genres: History  Animated films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Documentary television programs  Juvenile works  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Fiction  Documentary films 
Roles: Applicant, Distributor
Classifications: DS557.5, 959.7043
Publication Timeline
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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 459 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 H. C Andersen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though the emperor banishes the nightingale in preference for a jeweled mechanical imitation, the little bird remains faithful and returns years later when the emperor is near death and no one else can help him
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 281 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 by Judy Crichton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 279 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( Visual )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 225 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 200 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 167 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 95 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
Half slave, half free( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and held by 72 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
Quem matou Pixote? = Who killed Pixote?( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 71 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
Legacies( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the effect of the reunification of Vietnam on the people, those who stayed and those who left, upon the land and the society. Explores its effects upon American society and on the individuals involved in the war
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
B.B. King live at Nick's( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

B.B. King performs at Nick's Uptown Dallas
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around its two female characters. Acuzena is the daughter of a gypsy who, fifteen years before, was burned as a witch for cursing the young son of a nobleman. In revenge, Acuzena abducted the son to throw into the embers of the same fire, but, in her distress, threw in her own son. She has brought up the other child as her own. Leonora (Sutherland) is a lady-in-waiting at court who is loved by two men, the Count di Luna, who is the older son of the nobleman who had Acuzena's mother burned, and Manrico, the troubadour, and leader of the rebel forces engaged in civil war against the count. Tragedy results when the four come together
America takes charge, 1965-1967( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 54 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 53 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
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
Curious George goes to town( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animated stories of the inquisitive little scamp of a monkey, Curious George
Dialogues of the Carmelites : an opera in three acts and twelve scenes by Francis Poulenc( Visual )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and French and held by 50 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
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975( Visual )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 50 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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Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha. Sony Corporation of America

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