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Kultur International Films

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Works: 3,164 works in 6,138 publications in 5 languages and 172,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Biographies  Televised performances  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Operas  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Production personnel, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
 
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus."
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is an entertaining and informative profile of Georges Pierre Seurat, the inventor of the technique known as Pointillism in which a whole picture is made up of tiny rectangles of pure color, which merge together when viewed from afar. Seurat completed only seven canvasses in this hugely complex technique, including the superb Une Baignade. This is the story of an artist who achieved much in his short life
Ballroom dancing for beginners by Teresa Mason( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the basic techniques of ballroom dancing and includes patterns for the fox trot, tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, and swing
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity. A group of pirates who can't seem to make piracy pay, fall in love with the daughters of a major general
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in Italian and English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Staged production of Verdi's Aida in which the love of the enslaved Ethiopian princess for an Egyptian general brings tragedy to all involved
Baryshnikov by Tharp by Mikhail Baryshnikov( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikhail Baryshnikov discusses dance and performs in three ballets choreographed by Twyla Tharp
Voĭna i mir = War and peace by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2020 in Russian and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painstakingly detailed adaptation of the Tolstoy novel which follows the interconnected lives of a group of Russian aristocrats from 1805 to 1812, including Napoleon's invasion of Russia
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special one-man show that captures the flamboyant humor and irreverence of Mark Twain by using the words of Twain, his stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, patriotism, etc
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
The adventure of photography : 150 years of the photographic image by Ansel Adams( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a history of photography from early daguerreotypes, to nudes, fashion, war and science photography
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew her well
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in Italian and English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
Drawing the line : a portrait of Keith Haring by Elisabeth Aubert( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Keith Haring who died of AIDS in February 1990. Haring went from being an anonymous graffiti artist who drew chalk figures on New York City subway posters, to being called the successor to Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. His hieroglyphics-like style filtered the modern world through the perspective and wonderment of a child, yet he always incorporated social issues such as the fight against apartheid, crack, and AIDS into his work. Includes interviews with with gallery owners Leo Castelli and Tony Shafrazi, actor/friend Dennis Hopper, and Whitney Museum curator Barbara Haskell
The best of Riverdance by John McColgan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a performance of Irish dance and music, with American, Spanish, and Russian performers as well
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary portrays the legendary painter as she candidly reveals her warmth, humor, and practical wisdom. For the first time on camera, O'Keeffe openly discusses her work and inspirations taken from the haunting mountain deserts of New Mexico
Jerome Robbins : something to dance about( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No other creative figure of the latter twentieth century was as contradictory as Jerome Robbins, and few were as controversial. Theater producer, director, and choreographer, he was a master of the Broadway musical, transforming its possibilities with such works as West Side Story, Gypsy, and Peter Pan, and was one of the greatest ballet choreographers this country has ever produced. Robbins was a five time Tony Award winner, recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, and one of only six directors who won the Academy Award for Best Director for a film debut. This documentary features excerpts from his personal journals, archival performance footage, and never-before-seen rehearsal recordings, as well as interviews with Robbins himself and over forty witnesses to his extraordinary life and career
 
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