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Media Home Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 604 works in 967 publications in 6 languages and 11,306 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 Samuel Bayer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,237 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 226 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 203 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 191 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 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four angry cadets, who have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder and suicide
Kathy Smith's fat burning workout by Kathy Smith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 184 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 182 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 has changed but his joy for life have 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

Santa attempts to rescue his faithful, eager-to-please elf, Patch, from a dastardly toy tycoon, who plans to take over Christmas
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

An adolescent girl accidentally burns down her grandmother's house and becomes a prostitute in order to make restitution
Abismos de pasion by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buñuel portrays the essence of the book's romance of the middle class girl and the gypsy. His two Latin lovers Alejandro and Catalina throw themselves into their passion with a force that obliterates all convention in its drive for the object of its desire
Repentance by Tʿengiz Abulaże( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in Georgian and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Russian village, a woman is put on trial for repeatedly digging up the body of the town's recently deceased ruler. As her trial progresses, it becomes a searing expose of the repressions of the Stalinist era. (Awards: Cannes.)
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 145 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

Film plunges the audience into the experiences and nightmarish thoughts of a young WWI victim
Ikiru = To live by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the last days of a minor government worker who learns he is soon to die of cancer
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
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To complete his production of "Carmen," a director-choreographer must find a leading lady. His obsessive search for a fiery, passionate Carmen, takes him to flamenco dance schools where he eventually discovers his leading lady in an untried young dancer named Carmen. As time goes on, they find themselves living the "Carmen" story of love and treachery
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

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

Based on William Shakespeare's play by the same title, in which play the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity. VHS format
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 surreal comedy on the history of human folly. Two scraggly hippie pilgrims set out on a modern odyssey that sends them travelling through time to meet Jesus, the Virgin Mary, the Devil, the Marquis de Sade and a multitude of fools and knaves who wielded power in the name of holiness
 
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A nightmare on Elm Street
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