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Seven Arts Productions

Overview
Works: 120 works in 334 publications in 3 languages and 17,426 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Horror films  Motion pictures  Trials, litigation, etc  Musical films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Seven Arts Productions
West Side story by Robert Wise ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 5,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Lolita by Stanley Kubrick ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley Kubrick's sixth film is a brilliant, sly adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's celebrated yet infamous 1955 novel. It chronicles a middle-aged literature professor's unusual and doomed sexual passion/obsession for a seductively precocious pubescent "nymphet" named Lolita. Thanks to the film industry's production code, the film is mostly suggestive, with numerous double entendres and metaphoric sexual situations, while the story has been transformed into a black comedy and murder mystery. The film lacks the element that enabled most readers to understand the novel--Humbert Humbert's exquisite inner voice. As a consequence the film is big, luxurious, and full of a barren, cold humor, yet a visual tour-de-force in elegant black-and-white
The night of the iguana by John Huston ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 1,264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The misfits by John Huston ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1913, during the Mexican revolution, a gang disguised as U.S. soldiers raids a Texas border town. They are ambushed by the railroad company's hired gunmen. The crossfire kills as many townspeople as combatants
Seven days in May ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It happens with startling swiftness and violence. An armed cadre seizes state control. Fortunately, a coup d'etat can't happen here. Or can it? ...At odds are a popular general and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman and an unpopular President with a pacifist agenda. At stake is the survival of the Republic. A vigilant colonel uncovers the scheme. But are the seven fateful days ahead enough time to derail a disaster?" -- Container
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by José Quintero ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karen Stone, a lonely, aging actress, lives in a luxurious apartment in Rome where she has a romantic fling with a young gigolo
What ever happened to baby Jane? by Robert Aldrich ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blanche, a famous Hollywood star, is crippled in a car accident and must be taken care of by her sister Jane, a former child star jealous of her sister's fame. As the hatred between the two sisters grows, Jane begins to torture her ailing sister. This title has been repackaged
Rules of engagement by William Friedkin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a mission gone wrong. Facing a possible court martial, Childers and his lawyer face the battle of their lives
The loneliness of the long distance runner by Tony Richardson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Colin, a young rebel and promising distance runner, is chosen to represent his reform school in a track race. However, the opposition for Colin isn't another runner, it's the Establishment
One million years B.C ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cave men battle a host of prehistoric creatures in this original dinosaur movie
Incident at Oglala by Michael Apted ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the 1975 incident where armed FBI agents illegally entered the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, resulting in the deaths of a Native American and two FBI agents. Explores the controversy and potential abuse of justice surrounding the case of Leonard Peltier, who was the sole person in the incident convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison
The nanny by Evelyn Piper ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blamed for the drowning death of his little sister, ten-year-old Joey Fane has finally returned home after being institutionalized for two years. Placed once again under the care of his devoted nanny, Joey is soon accused of trying to poison his own mother. But when he swears it was the nanny who committed the crimes, his tormented pleas lead some to wonder: is Joey the disturbed killer everyone thinks he is, or is this dear old nanny hiding some murderous secrets?
No good deed by Bob Rafelson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cello-playing cop Jack Friar searches for a teenage runaway on Turk Street and ends up in the home of an elderly couple. The house also turns out to be the headquarters for a gang of criminals who are planning a bank robbery, and Jack is quickly held hostage. When Jack is left alone with the leader's girlfriend, a master manipulator of the gang, he teaches her to play the cello and the two share a mutal attraction. Jack can't decide if she's for real or just manipulating him too. Especially since Erin continues to manipulate gang leader Tyrone, violent thug Hoop, and inside man David
The Cheyenne social club by Gene Kelly ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheyenne Social Club: Saddle-weary Texans are surprised to find they've inherited a Wyoming brothel and must defend it against a gun-wielding gang. Firecreek: An outlaw preys on small towns, and a $2-a-month lawman must find the courage to stop him
This property is condemned ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman in a small Mississippi town in the 1930s falls in love with a railroad worker who was sent to their town to lay off the men working on the railroad
Asylum by Natasha Richardson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asylum takes place in England, during the high-Freudian days of the 1950s, when psychiatry had started to flex its muscles. Hugh Bonneville is a professional success, but his wife Stella has already exhausted the era's possibilities--she adores her 10-year-old son, but her marriage has long since faded into endless days, gray evenings sipping scotch by the fire, and badly concealed contempt. Hugh has been hired by a sprawling high-security psychiatric hospital as grim as a tomb. Then Stella meets the patient assigned to renovate the greenhouse, Edgar Stark, a sculptor institutionalized for murdering his wife in a jealous pique. Their gazes lock, they immerse themselves in a passionate clandestine affair and inevitably, catastrophe follows
Dark wind ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The popular hero of several Tony Hillerman best-sellers, Navajo cop Jim Chee, is a student of the old ways who wanted to be a medicine man before he became a lawman. Now as a cop covering the Arizona Territories belonging to the Hopi and Navajo Indians, he's torn between both worlds. When the badly mutilated victim of a Navajo skinwalker is found on Hopi land, Chee is suddenly plunged into a world of mystery filled with drug dealers, F.B.I. agents, witchcraft, international politics and revenge
The Hill by Sidney Lumet ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Libyan Desert during World War II, British soldiers on the brink of collapse push beyond endurance to struggle up "The Hill," a manmade instrument of torture--a tower of sand seared by a white-hot sun. They are in this military prison because they once defied, rebelled and talked back to their superiors
The believer ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Jewish student, bitter towards his own religion and culture, becomes involved in the neo-Nazi skinhead movement
 
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