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Kultur International Films

Overview
Works: 2,709 works in 5,294 publications in 6 languages and 178,970 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays  Televised operas  Biography  Cultural television programs  Television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Production personnel, Producer
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 )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 1,616 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 )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,366 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
Swan lake by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 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 )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in Italian and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pavarotti stars in the tale of tragic love between Mimi and Rodolfo
Voĭna i mir = War and peace by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in Russian and English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 843 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
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 830 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"--Container
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 752 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
Ballroom dancing for beginners by Teresa Mason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 720 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 )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 588 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 )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's raucous and comedic operatic tale of Federic, a "slave to duty" pirate, and the lowly band of "orphaned" pirates, is captured in all its fun and glory in this never before released production
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Italian and held by 575 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 Othello kills Desdemona he learns of Iago's treachery, and plunges a dagger into his own heart
Henry IV, part 1 by Ross MacGibbon( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Hal, son of King Henry IV, seems to be squandering his life away with the fat knight Sir John Falstaff and the whores, boozers and petty rogues of Eastcheap. But beside these scenes of glorious misrule gathers a nationwide rebellion led by the Duke of Northumberland and his charismatic son, Hotspur. The first installment of Shakespeare's gripping account of the rise of Hal from idle barfly to monarch-in-waiting
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
The unanswered question : Norton lectures 1973 by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these lectures Leonard Bernstein examines music from every age and place in the search for a worldwide, innate musical grammar
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 534 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
Drawing the line : a portrait of Keith Haring by Elisabeth Aubert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 531 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 gallery owners Leo Castelli and Tony Shafrazi, actor/friend Dennis Hopper, and Whitney Museum curator Barbara Haskell
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the religious charlatan Tartuffe insinuates himself into the household of the wealthy but credulous Orgon, it is not long before he takes over, acquiring the deed to the property, disinheriting Orgon's son, and becoming betrothed to Orgon's daughter. But when clever Elmire, Orgon's wife, trips up the imposter, Orgon throws him out-only to find himself arrested and his family evicted instead. A last-minute intervention by the King restores order and metes out justice
The best of Riverdance by John McColgan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the history of the Riverdance phenomenem beginning in 1994. Presents a selection performances of Irish dance and music from performances of Riverdance from all over the world each introduced by Jean Butler
The adventure of photography : 150 years of the photographic image by Philippe Azoulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conceived as an introspective journey that takes you from the first daguerreotypes to war photojournalism, from fashion spreads to the greatest contemporary artists, this program includes 1700 pictures, 300 artists, and will appeal to all photographers--amateur and professional alike. This is not only the history of an amazing art form, it is also the adventure of one century and a half during which photography has captured the image of the collective conscience"--Container
 
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