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Kultur International Films

Overview
Works: 2,436 works in 4,712 publications in 7 languages and 181,150 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  History  Nonfiction television programs  Fantasy films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Production personnel, Author, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
 
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

27 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swan Lake is regarded as one of the greatest works in the art of ballet. The magic of Tchaikovsky's music, embodying the love of Prince Siegfried for the enchanted Swan Queen, has greatly contributed to making this the best-loved of all classical ballets ... Prince Siegfried celebrates his twenty-first birthday; his mother tells him it is time to marry, but he prefers to go hunting. Alone, by a lakeside, he sees a swan who turns to human form. She is an enchanted princess who can be saved only by ture love. He promises this, but is tricked by the wicked magician who disguises his own daughter as the swan-maiden"--Container
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in Italian and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an ill-fated love affair between an idealistic poet and a comsumptive flower-maker
George Balanchine's The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,050 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
War and peace by Sergey Prokofiev( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in Russian and English and held by 1,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epic adaptation of Tolstoy's novel, following the interconnected lives of three Russian aristocratic families, and how Napolean's invasion of 1812 affected them
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 890 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
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hal Holbrook's landmark one-man show is most startling in the freshness of Twain's stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, partriotism, slavery and man's notion that he is the Creator's pet
Dali by Salvador Dalí( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and work of the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederic has led a sheltered life, despite being apprenticed to a Pirate King as a child. When he arrives in Penzance with his boisterous shipmates, there are surprises in store for him, including falling in love and some inconvenient discoveries
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 834 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."
Ballroom dancing for beginners by Teresa Mason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 752 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
Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The spectacular full length version of this classic ballet starring Rudolf Nureyev as Prince Florimund and Veronica Tennant as Princess Aurora ... is introduced in an on-camera appearance by Nureyev, who speaks briefly about the ballet, and gives a capsule outline of the story"--Container
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Multiple languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove
Giselle by Adolphe Adam( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country girl falls in love with a nobleman disguised as a peasant, with tragic results
Cinderella by Gioacchino Rossini( Visual )

14 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The acclaimed historic performance of Cinderella from 1969 featuring the memorable cast of Anthony Dowell, Antoinette Sibley, Frederick Ashton and Robert Helpmann"--Container box
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance of Othello by the San Francisco Ballet
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 598 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
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragic opera which takes place in Cyprus in the late 15th century. Otello, governor of Cyprus, returns victorious from battle with the Turkish fleet. His ensign, Iago, jealous of the promotion Otello has bestowed on Cassio, gets the latter drunk with the help of Rodrigo, a nobleman. The resulting brawl provokes the angry Otello to cancel the promotion of the disgraced Cassio. Through a series of cunning maneuvers, Iago suggests to Otello and seems to prove a liaison between Desdemona, Otello's wife, and Cassio. Recalled to Venice, Otello succumbs to his rage and strangles Desdemona. Iago's wife Emilia protests Desdemona's innocence, and word arrives that the dying Rodrigo has revealed Iago's treachery. Iago escapes and Otello kills himself
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sparkling documentary features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew her well
The best of Riverdance by John McColgan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a performance of Irish dance and music, with American, Spanish, and Russian performers as well
 
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La BohèmeMark Twain tonight!The pirates of PenzanceSleeping BeautyAlvin Ailey American Dance TheaterGiselleCinderellaOtelloLady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday