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Most widely held works by CBS Fox Video
South Pacific ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in English and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
An American Navy nurse falls in love with a French plantation owner in the South Seas during World War II.
Oklahoma ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1955 and 2000 in English and held by 1,238 libraries worldwide
The classic musical in which a handsome young cowboy falls in love. The young couple is menaced by the hired man.
Sister Wendy's story of painting ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 1,003 libraries worldwide
Sister Wendy Beckett travels throughout the world to explore paintings from cave drawings, through the Renaissance, and all the way to New Yorks's Soho scene.
The Sound of music ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 939 libraries worldwide
A young girl named Maria is uncertain about her decision to enter a religious order. While deciding what to do, she becomes the governess of the seven Von Trapp children who live with their widowed father, a former captain in the Austrian navy.
Henry V ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of Europe.
Doctor Dolittle ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 906 libraries worldwide
Story of Doctor Dolittle, who learns how to communicate with animals.
Modern times ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 861 libraries worldwide
A devastating satire on the effects of mass production on the lives of factory workers, with Charlie as a factory worker, jailbird, night watchman, and a singing waiter. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but voices emanate from TV sets and radios.
South Pacific ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 840 libraries worldwide
Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this musical film explores the theme of racial prejudice in two parallel stories--that of a Navy nurse's love for a plantation owner with two Eurasian children, and a Marine lieutenant's love for a native woman.
Pride and prejudice, or, First impressions ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 830 libraries worldwide
Amusing story of a young woman's adventures and misadventures in the society of the 19th century English gentry.
Jane Eyre ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 828 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the Charlotte Bronte classic about a lonely orphan who learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. As a grown woman she obtains a position as governess to the daughter of the mysterious Mr. Rochester. Just as she is about to win the happiness with him that she has long deserved, a dark secret comes to light.
The Secret garden ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.
Return of the Jedi ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 743 libraries worldwide
As the Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger and dreaded, Death Star, Han Solo remains frozen and imprisoned in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt, the most loathsome outlaw in the universe, who is also keeping Princess Leia as a slave girl. Now a master of The Force, Luke Skywalker rescues his friends, but he cannot become a true Jedi Knight until he wages his own crucial battle against Darth Vader who has sworn to win Luke over to the Dark Side of The Force.
The Empire strikes back ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
The rebels suffer a devastating attack by an Imperial army using AT-AT Walkers. Han Solo, Princess Leia and Chewbacca survive, and fight a running space battle against Imperial ships while Luke Skywalker seeks out Yoda, the ancient Jedi Master, to be trained as a true Jedi Knight. Meanwhile Darth Vader is scheming to lure Luke to the Dark Side of the Force, or kill him in their final showdown in this 5th episode.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 679 libraries worldwide
Former carousel barker Billy Bigelow returns to Earth from heaven to help his high school daughter, previously unknown to him because before she was born, he was killed as he attempted a robbery.
Star wars ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire.
Broadcast news ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Tom Grunick is the perfect modern anchorman, with charm and good looks but no background for the job. Jane Craig, the brilliant producer, has the job of trying to make Tom look like a newsman. Then there is Aaron Altman, a dedicated reporter, utterly devoid of on-camera charisma, and jealous of Tom's success - with the public and Jane.
The agony and the ecstasy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Historical drama depicting Michelangelo's artistic conflicts with Pope Julius II, who commissions him to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
City lights a comedy romance in pantomime ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1931 and 1999 in English and held by 629 libraries worldwide
A tramp wins the love of a blind flower girl and attempts to obtain money from a millionaire to help her regain her sight.
Mansfield Park ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
True virtue triumph's over superficiality in this distinguished BBC production of Jane Austen's celebrated novel set in 18th century England. Young, impoverished Fanny Price arrives at the elegant estate of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Snubbed by Everyone except her cousin Edmund, she begins her long struggle for accceptance by her shallow relatives who believe wealth automatically means quality.
The Man from Snowy River ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Horse roundups, romance and a family feud on the Australian frontier in the 1880s.
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