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Media Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 602 works in 970 publications in 6 languages and 11,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Horror films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Surrealist films  Televised operas  Filmed operas  Slasher films  Music videos  History 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Media Home Entertainment (Firm)
A nightmare on Elm Street by Wes Craven( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her best friend Tina is brutally murdered, teenager Nancy suspects the killer isn't Tina's boyfriend but rather a much more horrifying figure from her dreams. Convinced that this vicious murderer is stalking her friends and killing them as they sleep, Nancy enters a desperate race against time to bring him out of her dream world and stop the bloodbath ... before she falls asleep and becomes his next victim
Delta Force 2( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Delta Force is called in when a sadistic billionaire cocaine czar takes three American drug enforcement agents hostage
Encyclopedia Brown, the boy detective by Donald J Sobol( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Idaville is celebrating its 100th birthday by opening a time capsule left by the town founder. But before anyone can discover what riches it contains, the capsule is stolen! When E.B. and his friend Sally--the Holmes and Watson of the skateboard set--investigate, they find no shortage of suspects ..."--Container
Encyclopedia Brown : one minute mysteries( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Encyclopedia Brown is out to crack five bewildering mysteries--and you're invited to lend a hand!"--Container
La ciudad y los perros = The city and the dogs by Francisco Lombardi( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ciudad y los perros ocurre dentro de un plantel militar en la ciudad de Lima, Perú. La película se centra en los papeles de El Esclavo, El Poeta, Jaguar, Boa y otros miembros del Círculo, un grupo que ellos han formado clandestinamente para introducir cigarros, licor, y otras cosas no permitidas por la escuela militar. Este grupo tiene mucho poder y tiene el control de lo que pasa dentro de la institución. Al más débil lo utilizan y le quitan todo lo que tiene. Una de sus víctimas es Ricardo Arana, El Esclavo. Su sobrenombre lo denomina como su subordinado. El poeta es otro joven, pero él es lo puesto al Esclavo, ya que no ha permitido que los del Círculo lo intimiden y abusen de él tal como hacen con Ricardo Arana. El primer día dentro del instituto son maltratados brutalmente por los otros que ya han estado allá. A los nuevos los llaman perros y los hacen actuar como perros. Todos son ultrajados menos El Jaguar. Él se enfrenta, pelea con los que tienen poder y, al final, sale ganando y es así como se establece como el más temido de los estudiantes. El Jaguar es el líder del Círculo; todos le temen y hacen lo que él les manda. El Círculo no perdona nada y odia a los delatores y es por eso que un día mientras entrenan, accidental o premeditadamente, muere o matan al Esclavo. Ya que este dio a conocer el nombre del que había robado un examen
Kathy Smith's fat burning workout by Kathy Smith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy Smith introduces a workout designed to burn fat, tone muscles, and provide a method for permanent weight control
The Grey fox( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Miner is a sixty-year-old man who is attempting to pick up the pieces of his life after serving 30 years in San Quentin for stagecoach robbery. Times have changed but his joy for life has not abandoned him. With the vigor of a sixteen-year-old, Miner begins a new profession - train robbery
Santa Claus : the movie by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a master-toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves at the north pole
Kathy Smith's step workout( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video on aerobic stepping includes upper and lower body sculpting and different learning strategies
Eréndira by Ruy Guerra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black comedy about a wicked grandmother and her exploitation of her beautiful teenage granddaughter, Eréndira. Filmed in a surreal style similar to that found in so much of the writing of García Márquez
Abismos de pasion by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buñuel's Latin lovers throw themselves into their passion with a force that obliterates all convention
Repentance by Tʿengiz Abulaże( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Georgian and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varlam Aravidze, the former mayor of a provincial Georgian town, has died and at his funeral is mourned ostentatiously. One woman, however, refuses to let him rest in peace. Night after night, Ketevan Barateli exhumes the body and leaves it in the Aravidze family garden. Once arrested, she uses her trial to force the family and the townspeople to confront and acknowledge the horrors of his regime
Prospero's books : an adaptation of The Tempest by William Shakespeare by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero's books envisions a magical realm of exquisite beauty, where the innocence of love and dreams of revenge collide to create a tempest. Gielgud's Prospero, who has used the knowledge in his books to create his own fantastic world in exile, also provides the voices for every character
Dalton Trumbo's Johnny got his gun by Dalton Trumbo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1918 a soldier is badly wounded and has both his arms and legs amputated. Plunged into a chilling nightmare, we hear the young war victim's thoughts
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle aged bureaucrat learns that he has cancer and tries to find meaning in his life by exploring pleasure, his family, and an affair with a young woman. None of these satisfies him so he dedicates himself to getting a park built that the system had previously blocked
Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie = Discreet charm of the bourgeoisie by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luis Bunuel's deliciously satiric masterpiece about social mores and class hypocrisy. Opening with a group of friends arriving on the wrong day for a dinner engagement, so begins a sequence of unexpected and unusual events. In their quest for a lavish feast, the dividing line between reality and dreams becomes unclear for each guest, leading the viewer on an intoxicating journey that at once appears both calculated and careless. A masterpiece of surrealist cinema"--Container
Wo die grünen Ameisen traümen by Werner Herzog( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Spence plays a sympathetic geologist for a uranium mining company who must confront the passive resistance of the Aborigine tribes. The spots where the deposits are richest is sacred ground, the place "where the green ants dream" for them the origin of all life
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in Italian and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to revenge himself against Othello, Iago uses deceit to awaken in Othello a suspicion that his wife, Desdemona, has been unfaithful to him. After he kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and then plunges a dagger into his own heart
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century Seville, the lusty, tempestuous Carmen seduces a naive Army corporal, Don Jose. Jose abandons his career, his fiancee and even his dying mother for the love of this sultry gypsy. But soon she spurns him for the love of a toreador, Escamillo. Crazed with jealousy, Jose begs Carmen to reutrn to him, but her taunting declaration of independence results in tragedy
La voie lactée = The milky way by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in French and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satire of organized religion in which two pilgrims travel through time to meet Jesus, Mary, the Devil, and a multitude of those who held power in the name of holiness
 
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A nightmare on Elm Street
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